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Buellbloke
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PostSubject: Led Headlights   Led Headlights Icon_minitime1Fri May 06, 2022 1:58 pm

They changed the laws in the UK, in 2020 you couldn't fit led bulb conversions.
I suppose due to the prolific amount of led usage and drls they changed their minds.
Now as long as the angle is ok they are not allowed to fail them.

I read that these bulb conversions don't fit the GRiSO nacelle.
Bought me one of these and a couple of those push fit side light leds on lcjohnny's recommendation. He posted it somewhere.

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They may not fit your GRiSO headlight nacelle but they certainly fit mine.
Removed the 3 right angled females from the H4 connection, then fitted them direct to the led headlight bulb replacement.
A quick 45 degree bend and the non fittment issue was corrected.

Fits perfect and can adjust headlight angle.
Took me 10 mins, piece of pish and only cost £25 all in  Cool  
Non of this swap this, swap that, adjust this, drill this, drill that, spend £100's of quids (almost a grand for some) for some fancy DRL (all made in china) with a shitty plastic lens scratches first time you clean off the bugs.
Oh yea and condensates, least it matches ya dash! Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Led Headlights   Led Headlights Icon_minitime1Sat May 07, 2022 4:47 am

sounds like the install was painless...

how does it perform? brighter now?

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PostSubject: Re: Led Headlights   Led Headlights Icon_minitime1Sat May 07, 2022 11:51 am

Lazlokovacs wrote:
sounds like the install was painless...

how does it perform? brighter now?


Strong white saturation instead of pale lack lustre yellow, more daylight brightness, slightly larger spread, significantly less power consumption, a lot less heat and a longer life.

I know the alternator puts out plenty of omph 14.2 -14.8 volts but still am not a fan of DRL's.
Basically headlights/tail lights running every time you ride.
If I could switch them off using the existing handlebar switches I would.
Am old school to remember using the side light at dusk and switch on the headlights when the streetlights come on.
All the electrics on my bike are working overtime because of DRL's.
Drivers that are looking will see you DRL's or no DRL's, drivers that are fiddling with their phones, chatting all the time, dealing with kids and pets.
Well them DRL's make no difference, even dayglo police cars get collided with.
Filter filter filter and ride like everyone wants to kill you and you'll be just fine.

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