H4 LED by Evitek F2 has achived the same focus as H4 halogen bulb - new 2018

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  1. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    Had to be something off with that particular bulb. Took apart the other one just to check, and the solder pads appear fresh and shiny and new with no damage. So it wasn’t overheating in the housing, the damage was caused by something else.

    Charles.
  2. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    Just go with Morimoto Elite HID sold by The Retrofit Source. Takes more effort to install but once done you're set for years. The focus and brightness is much better than LED (which I tried in both my bikes using quality brands).
  3. 16VGTIDave

    16VGTIDave Reaver made me do it...

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    @ChopperCharles That black dust you found is caused by vibration wearing aluminum away. You have a vibration problem. I’d suspect that the bulb retaining clip wasn’t holding the bulb securely enough.

    Another possibility is that you are encountering a sympathetic harmonic. That can be tougher to determine and resolve. Rubber washers, bushings, etc to isolate parts. Adding weights to change frequencies (like bar end weights do). Changing length of mounting brackets...

    Good luck!
  4. ChopperCharles

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    The spring to hold the bulb in is pretty tight. I did vibrate and break the chinesium metal brackets where they were cold-bent to attach to the buckets. Welded them up and didn’t have problems after that. These were mounted to my crash bars... and the stock headlight is attached with copious amounts of rubber, come to think of it. So yeah, probably vibration killed it.

    I’ll probably use the good bulb in a different motorcycle and go with solid state LED driving lights instead. The housings I was using weren’t that great anyways.

    Charles.
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  5. BPop

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  6. Mr_Jones

    Mr_Jones n00b

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    Bad news... not anymore... Cindy answered me saying that they don't produce it anymore... :(
  7. Steph82

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    Why not? Did she specify?
  8. Mr_Jones

    Mr_Jones n00b

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    No, she didn't. She only said that they don't produce the B6 anymore.

    She offered me to test the F2 or the NB35
  9. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    One of the original "Katana" branded LED units I ordered from Amazon failed recently in my sons truck.
  10. Don Coyote

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    Did there used to be different pictures on that link that that showed projection against a wall or why do you say hemispheres?

    The picture I am seeing there now shows a road scene where the Cyclops low beam is lighting up a reflector at driver eye level in the oncoming lane and the halogen is not, so I'd call it a fail...