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10-15-2013, 07:59 PM (This post was last modified: 10-18-2013 09:37 PM by Starboy.)
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How install hid lights
Hello all out there,I'm planing to install HID lights on my motorcycle very soon,could any one comment below about how to do it?,I got those lights under 30$ new and looks decent the kit.



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10-15-2013, 08:16 PM
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(10-15-2013 07:59 PM)Starboy Wrote:  Hello all out there,I'm planing to install HID lights on my motorcycle very soon,could any one comment below about how to do it?,I got those lights under 30$ new and looks decent the kit.
@OldePhart is the one to get involved. He should be around somewhere.

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10-15-2013, 10:28 PM (This post was last modified: 10-15-2013 10:28 PM by Mr RCOM.)
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@OldePhart

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10-15-2013, 10:31 PM
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(10-15-2013 10:28 PM)Mr RCOM Wrote:  @OldePhart

lol

So,any suggestion ?
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10-15-2013, 10:40 PM
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RE: How install hid lights
Actually, I'm no expert on HID lights - but what research I have done leads me to believe there aren't any conversion kits that are really suitable for motorcycles, maybe not even for cars. In short, the projection pattern of the bulbs is too dissimilar from the projection pattern of the halogen bulbs that the lenses were designed for.

From what I've read a lot of them dump a lot of light close around the front of the vehicle which ruins your night vision and gives you a false sense that things are well lit when down the road where you really need the light they are actually weaker than the halogens.

You pretty much need complete units (housing/bulb/lens) designed around the HID arc pattern to get good results.

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10-16-2013, 12:58 AM
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I have no info on hid lights I was just tagging oldephart cause it didn't link his name when commonground did it

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10-16-2013, 07:42 AM
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See @Starboy I was right. @OldePhart Had the keyboard warmed up and in the standby mode, ready to go. Ha Ha

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10-16-2013, 10:08 AM
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yeah, have read that they do make a wider unfocused light on a bike, beliee there was even a utube on even a solution for focusing it. i too bought a kit, not this one, supposed to be a plug and play with exception of extra power and mounting of the extra box which is supposed to be weather resistant, just have not gotten around to trying it.

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10-16-2013, 05:10 PM
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i installed an HID light on my 950. and created a video on it. perhaps i'm the one to get involved here.





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10-16-2013, 05:49 PM (This post was last modified: 10-16-2013 05:50 PM by Keith.)
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k so did you need to reaim your headlight possibly a bit lower to get more light on the road instead of being spread up?
btw, great vid bro.

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10-17-2013, 02:33 AM
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I've got a ddmtuning kit sitting in my garage I've yet to install. Just haven't had time but it is supposed to be pretty much plug and play. I'm guessing realigning the headlight after prob wouldn't be a bad idea.

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10-17-2013, 07:38 PM
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no aiming needed. here is a great comparison. no projector used. this is the exact same light i have on my bike.





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10-17-2013, 10:20 PM (This post was last modified: 10-17-2013 10:29 PM by Starboy.)
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[video=youtubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_SL7ez8nik][/video]HI ,i just finished installing my HID Eek ,EASY as blink Wink the color temp is 6000k pure white,looks nice.im uploading a video

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10-18-2013, 01:12 AM
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So... lighting noob question. So are these actually brighter or is the higher spectrum give the perception of more brightness?

Another... do you need all these fancy ballasts and stuff to run a 6000k bulb?

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10-18-2013, 07:40 AM
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(10-18-2013 01:12 AM)Mr RCOM Wrote:  So... lighting noob question. So are these actually brighter or is the higher spectrum give the perception of more brightness?

Another... do you need all these fancy ballasts and stuff to run a 6000k bulb?

These are brighter and whiter and there is no way to compare HID vs halogen bulb,yes you need the ballast to run any HID,try and you won't be disappointed
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