F800GS headlight LED bulb replacement

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  1. Scarfall

    Scarfall Adventurer

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    Hello people,

    I have just installed a set of LED lights on my '16 F800GS. It was plug and play alright however I can't properly fit them in the headlight case. I have seen these lights on many same bikes so I am guessing there is a fancy way of fitting it in the case.

    Do some people make a cut around the cover/lid so that the fan and cables stick out? I don't want water to get in the LEDs lol

    By the way, the light output now is amazing, it's a very cheap, but pretty substantial upgrade.


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  2. heatmizr

    heatmizr n00b-tastic

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    Why does am LED need a fan? I thought it would run cool?
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  3. Coach Z

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    You may want to check out cyclops lights, they make an extended cap for their lights that gives space as theirs has a fan as well. You may be able to buy the extended caps separately.

    https://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com

    edit: there was also a way with theirs that the voltage controller little box also tucked into the light housing. May want to checkout their install and see if that is possible with the lights you have. I believe it was only the right build in their kit that needs the extended back cover
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  5. F800GS DZ

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    Wich brand of leds you have ?
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  7. Scarfall

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  8. F800GS DZ

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    If you are talking about that then be very careful mine were porous, I ended puting silicone to seal them, plus they wont lock securely due to tabs quality, so I added electrical tap. Purchased them from Etsy... Pure garbage!

    Wich brand of leds you have ?

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