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what headlights do you use?

Ive been searching for a good set of lights. Does anyone use hids? I was thinking about piaa'. Just wondering what you guys have done so you can see down those dark winding wonderfull back roads
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Re: what headlights do you use?

I have a 954 and the standard headlights are just fine I ride in the australian countryside at night and don't find it a problem (just keep under 200kph) hee hee
Blew a low beam globe the other night and started looking for a replacement Discovered a h7 globe Still 55w but 90% brighter and two times whiter Might invest in three of them should be able to burn a few retinas out with them.
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Never heard of the globes i will have to look into those
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Re: what headlights do you use?

Just some silverstar ultra's for me.. Nice and white without being a blue or yellow hue.

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Re: what headlights do you use?

My low beam only goes out infront of me by like 10 feet if that. My highs are alright but is there a way to adjust them?
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My low beam only goes out infront of me by like 10 feet if that. My highs are alright but is there a way to adjust them?
Yep there are philips head adjuster screws at the back of the light housing one will adjust horizontal and the other adjusts vertical, have a play at night up against the garage wall or similar.
I try to have the low beam just under drivers view but will flicker into them over road bumps so it makes them more aware.
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Re: what headlights do you use?

Fit Osram Nightbreakers, you won't need HID's.
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Re: what headlights do you use?

PIAA H4 Intense White 4100K marked 60/55W, but rated output listed as 135/125W

The bulbs are tinted blue, which, like, magically turns photons into un-blue colored light

Even replaced my center marker bulb with PIAA 12V/5W Extreme White 4150K
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PIAA H4 Intense White 4100K marked 60/55W, but rated output listed as 135/125W

The bulbs are tinted blue, which, like, magically turns photons into un-blue colored light

Even replaced my center marker bulb with PIAA 12V/5W Extreme White 4150K
I think you will find that the 954 lights are H7 not H4
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Re: what headlights do you use?

@kevo954, so i just got a new to me 954 so excuse my question but are all three lights H7's? i could just buy any H7 labeled lights? like 2 pair n fit three on the bike with a back -up?
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@kevo954, so i just got a new to me 954 so excuse my question but are all three lights H7's? i could just buy any H7 labeled lights? like 2 pair n fit three on the bike with a back -up?
Idk about the 954 but my 929 all three are h7
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@kevo954, so i just got a new to me 954 so excuse my question but are all three lights H7's? i could just buy any H7 labeled lights? like 2 pair n fit three on the bike with a back -up?
Yep all three are H7's, one low beam and two high beam.
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Fit Osram Nightbreakers, you won't need HID's.
Clearly not ridden with proper HID's? It is literally night and day lol

one word of caution be careful fitting uprated bulbs as the extra load on an already fragile electrical circuit can cause issues.
Another reason to go HID's, the load is less...

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Silverstar Ultra's for me. Never had a problem seeing at night with them.

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