LED Headlight "Bulb" replacement Modules

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Off Road Ryder, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. SV_Dwayne

    SV_Dwayne Been here awhile

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    How's the glare compared to a stock bulb and an HID bulb when looking at the headlight (oncoming traffic's view)? That's the main reason I yanked the HID setup out of the v-strom and retrofitted projectors.

    I see almost no difference in the beam pattern in the low vs high beam shots aside from brightness, and since the LEDs are fixed, I'm guessing "low" beam is just reducing the light output on the LEDs?
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  2. Off Road Ryder

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    These are bulbs not a reflector change, they work just like an H4 halogen only brighter. I felt they had less glare than an HID kit, more than a halogen. I did not see any light scatter in the reflectors that I have used the bulb in. KTM950, Toyota LC and a ford Super duty.
    I was very happy with how well I could see over the HID kit in my 950, I had very good definition, with minimal shadows.

    Users will report more on this.
    Just like HID kits these are not DOT approved.:deal

    We have our testers chosen, Thanks for all the input, those will be notified for shipping address today.
    It was a tough choice, It came down to several and a pick out of a hat. Thanks to everyone's willingness to check it out and present their feedback
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  3. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    I didn't see this asked. What about water/rain?
    I ride in anything but snow in all temperatures and frequently wash my bike.
    The back of the headlight housing is blocked by the guage pod but gets plenty wet when washing or in a serious down pour.

    Can these rather impressive lights handle water and freezing temps w/o issue?
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  4. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    Great question
    That is an issue with another bulb that looks similar.
    This light uses an enclosed motor for the fan. I have been hosing the test lights down with a water spray bottle every few hrs during the day. spraying directly into the fan area. So far the massive water torture hasn't been an issue
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  5. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    Spray bottle...?

    Down pours in the South East, are buckets of water all at once for hours at a time.

    FYI.
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  6. cba191

    cba191 wanna buy a monkey?

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    he's in Washington, I think he's as familiar with rain as anyone could be.
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  7. Bbasso

    Bbasso my name is Rob

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    Oh ok, wasn't sure of his location
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  8. OldF7Guy

    OldF7Guy Been here awhile

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    Out of curiosity where are these units made? That is not a loaded question because I know you guys try every way possible to deliver quality stuff. I am very interested in trying one of these if your tests pan out.
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  9. Off Road Ryder

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    Not in china:lol3 If we do offer them I will give full disclosure, right now its irrelevant.
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  10. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    Thanks
    ya it rains a bit here and Im no fair weather rider.
    There is no way that any bike would ever get as much water in the bulb as what we are doing with a simple spray bottle. We are directly injecting the fan and driver area.at some point I will submerge the entire bulb and see what happens.
    I even like mud:lol3
    [​IMG]
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  11. troidus

    troidus Long timer

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    What about winter salt spray?
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  12. troidus

    troidus Long timer

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    Rather than side-firing LEDs, wouldn't it be better to put a convex mirror in front of a forward-firing SMD to bounce the light into the reflector? That would fill the lens and take care of the dazzle and scatter problems at the same time.
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  13. dave186

    dave186 Been here awhile

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    I am very interested in these. Having had my eye on the ones on ebay for a while now, I will wait and see what you guys come up with. I assume what you will offer is better than the ebay stuff?
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  14. gunz11

    gunz11 Adventurer

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    do you have a H4 or BMW G650GS compatible bulb that connects to the existing 3-prong OEM connector? :ear

    I commute to/from work in the dark and am thinking of converting to HID, but would be interested in testing or buying your product. More light will enable me to travel safer & faster:D
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  15. Marathon Biker

    Marathon Biker Adventurer

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    Keeping my eye on this :) Subscribed :)


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  16. ahebron

    ahebron Been here awhile

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    A bit off topic.
    The Vintage Car people would be very interested in a product like this but obviously you would need a variety of different bases for the lamps. A lot of prewar cars have bery poor generator output and using headlights drains the batteries.

    Adrian
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  17. turbodieseli4i6

    turbodieseli4i6 Been here awhile

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    I don't want to be a tester, even though I ride in the dark a lot. But am interested in the outcome. I have some M60's LED's from Advmonster that flat light up the night. The only problem with those are, they will totally wash out my FM radios signal and blind oncoming traffic.
    Do these wipe out radio signals? I wont mind buying your product if it doesn't blind oncoming traffic or wipe out my radio, but if it effects either one in a negative way, I'll pass. Thanks!
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  18. Nnordsman

    Nnordsman Nnordsman

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    I will test H-4's for you in either a DL1000 or 05 KLR. I commute about 350 miles per week year round. I am also interested in purchasing if you bring these to market.
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  19. cba191

    cba191 wanna buy a monkey?

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    any impressions yet? I'm kinda impatient. Lol
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  20. Off Road Ryder

    Off Road Ryder Long timer

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    I don't see any real scatter problems in any thing I have installed the bulb in.

    Please read my other vendors thread, we do not sell junk or make inflated statements.


    Once these are available they will be plug and play
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