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Just some update, for anyone looking to do LED Headlights instead of traditional HID.

Good quality LED have a Heatsink and fan system on the back. Specially when you are putting out 36w / 3300 lumens.


problem is this protrudes out the back to where you can't install your Dust Cap.

As shown here.


But, the light output is soo much brighter, and Pure White, and INSTANT ON.
Meaning your Flash to pass works perfectly...... That the advantages over HID are worth figuring out a solution for the back cap.









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Those would be nice for the high beam. I wonder if there is a standard size of pvc pipe that would happen to work for the spacer.
 

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I'd be interested, I ran an LED bulb on my CBR 250R and it was EXTREMELY bright and probably my favorite mod. I think the R3 housings have even better output than the CBR's too.
 

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I rode last night for the first time, and I have to admit I felt the stock headlight lacking. I would love to upgrade to an LED, but I'm not much of a DIY'er so making spacers for the caps isn't something I think I'd be able to do. If you offer a "package" of the bulb with spacer I would definitely be interested.
 

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The bulbs, are IN STOCK and available now.

The spacers we are working on, to figure out how fast we can get them made, and how much they would run.



Indeed, if you want to keep the cost down and just to do a DIY, that would probably be simple task as well. PVC Cap or similar.


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how does circulating air within a small, chamber really help with cooling? would a couple of holes (3/9 o'clock?) and a tiny drain at 6 o'clock be useful? Is the heat coming off the LED or the power supply?
 

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The last time I checked LED's don't get hot. What am I missing here?
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The LED Bulb itself doesn't get hot.

But, the circuitry on the back........ gets hot.


That's why all high quality High Output, LED's have some form of Heat Sink, or Fan on the back.




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Oh ok, and can they used in automotive applications in place of stock halogens or is this something only for motorcycle use?
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Absolutely.

We've sold a LOT of these to guys putting them on their Cars.

Once they try them on their bike, they immediately order them for their car or Truck.


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Absolutely.

We've sold a LOT of these to guys putting them on their Cars.

Once they try them on their bike, they immediately order them for their car or Truck.


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Very nice. But unfortunately they don't fit the R3 as a direct bolt in. I'm another one who will order once some kind of kit is assembled with the correct parts. I am a DIY'er as I DIY'ed myself through the installation of an alarm and radar detector this weekend but I'm tired of it. I want something that just fits! :D
 
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