Headlight upgrades

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Markie
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Headlight upgrades

Post by Markie » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:36 pm

I know it’s summer now but the headlight is pretty weedy.
I’m wondering what the lamp upgrade options are?

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by Wicky » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:38 pm

It may be that your whole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by bigbadjonno » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:15 pm

Thanks Wicky, last update on that post is 2016, I'm going to bump it, see if any advances in technology since then....

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by Wicky » Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:43 pm

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by tony.mon » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:12 am

With an inverter producing 240v AC you could add anything you wanted, spotlight, laser, standard lamp- anything!

(as long as it doesn't draw too much current- if so, have a look at a Varadero stator).

Just think outside the box.
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by Markie » Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:41 pm

Ha ha, I’m thinking about a certain Ogri cartoon that older members may recall where Malcolm straps a searchlight onto “lunge”!!

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by jchesshyre » Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:33 pm

I've just installed relays for my headlight and even with a totally standard bulb it's waaaaaay better. Highly recommended. You can either buy kits or buy the parts yourself (which I did). There's loads of info online about how to do it.

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Re: Headlight upgrades

Post by bigbadjonno » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:26 pm

Cheers Jchesshyre, glad to hear it's an improvement. Its next on my list.

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