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08-08-2008 02:29 AM
niterider
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Originally Posted by Hiker View Post
That is the one. H for halagen 4 is the type S sylvania T for, I don't know.
I am color blind and I can't see well with the blue light.
08-08-2008 12:06 AM
Hiker Would this bulb fit our bike?
http://www.amazon.com/Sylvania-H4ST-.../dp/B000AM8BN6
08-07-2008 10:19 PM
rsawyer I upgraded to a Silverstar H4 (H4 is the correct/OEM type) and am pretty happy with it. Like Cindy, I end up over riding it sometimes but it's much better than the original standard or Halogen plus proper aiming is critical. I have mine slightly higher than the manuals recommend. Gives me a few extra feet of vision and doesn't quite cause the oncoming driver to nuke me back.

I also think the more critical issue is being seen from behind at night, rather than light in front of us. I worry more about some idiot/drunk slamming me from behind than seeing a rabbit/deer/critter/pet a little too late and swerving.
08-07-2008 09:19 PM
Crobins365
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Originally Posted by niterider View Post
It will be the H4 type and you can choose the wattage you want.
That's exactly it. I think mine is a Silverstar.
08-07-2008 09:10 PM
kkidfall yea, I saw that. Thats not really a problem because of the fact that I'm in a large city and pretty much NEVER get to use my highbeam, so I need something really good at the low end. and in the long run HID lights also use less power once on.
08-07-2008 08:56 PM
rckmtn I looked into one HID and it only worked on low beam. Thr high beam was still a halogen bulb according to the tech rep. Check out the system fully before you buy.
08-07-2008 08:21 PM
kkidfall Ron,

I was thinking about the HID light as well and I think I'm going to at least try it. I did the conversion on my car and it was actuaally painless (seriously, was quick and easy!) so I figure the worst part of the bike would be finding the space for everything.
08-07-2008 12:31 PM
niterider
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Originally Posted by Ron_G View Post
Cindy, do you have the make and model of that halogen bulb?

Thx, R

It will be the H4 type and you can choose the wattage you want.
08-07-2008 12:11 PM
Ron_G
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Originally Posted by Crobins365 View Post
I put in a halogen headlight bulb...
Cindy, do you have the make and model of that halogen bulb?

Thx, R
08-07-2008 11:57 AM
niterider I have a 100/80 watt bulb (there is one that is130/80, I have not used it) with 35 watt driving lights. I did not like the blue light bulb. This set up does really good for driving with no one coming at you. The problem is when there is a car coming from the other side that one has to go to the low beam. The low beam is short and the car lights coming at you make it very hard to see anything. That is the best that I have come up with yet.
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