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New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« on: December 17, 2015, 09:44:03 am »
This fellow has been extensively consulting with the manufacturer for awhile in the development of this bulb. I've been following his other thread with interest.
$54/pair.   For that price I'm finally ready to risk a try.   Be sure to specify "H4" in the "note to seller" section.

http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/new-g6-h4-led-bulb-with-shield-is-now-availible-no-glare-no-scatter.1112002/
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2015, 11:42:16 am »
I just ordered a set. never know if you don't try! steve

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2015, 02:16:29 pm »
Steve we will be waiting for your evaluation.

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2015, 03:01:28 pm »
Can't view Ebay from work but I wonder if they have a H7 for my KLR as an option. Have to wait till I get off work today to check it out. :beerchug:

If the H4's give high low and a decent beam and light output. Its not much $$$ to see if they do indeed work well.

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2015, 08:15:14 pm »
it says i have to log in, I dont want to log in to yet another forum. someone buy these and then post up how they are

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2015, 08:19:32 pm »
it says i have to log in, I dont want to log in to yet another forum. someone buy these and then post up how they are


Not much on the AV Rider link other than a ebay link.

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2015, 03:33:27 am »
Oops.  Thanks guys.  Sorry I didn't think to add the Ebay link separately.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2015, 03:42:01 am »
thoughts on this?  I skipped the whole "hid" thing in anticipation of real led's one day. but i like the sylvania ultras too
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2015, 12:04:45 pm »
Guys,

I am concerned about warranties ... I bought the New Brights ... And they worked well ... Until one started to "flash" intermittently.

I have tried just about everything to contact them ... But I cannot get a response from New Brights.

I am going to get more aggressive here in the next week or two ...
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2015, 06:16:03 pm »
Ordered up the G6 set. One for the C-10, one for the KLR.  :great:
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2015, 06:04:22 pm »
Ordered up the G6 set. One for the C-10, one for the KLR.  :great:

update us (me!) on the KLR setup. I tried LED's long ago in my KLR, they were really bright but no discernible beam pattern, light went everywhere. Very scattered. My HID's on the other had in all my bikes work excellent and maintain correct cutoffs and patterns.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2015, 11:12:36 am »
Ordered up the G6 set. One for the C-10, one for the KLR.  :great:

update us (me!) on the KLR setup. I tried LED's long ago in my KLR, they were really bright but no discernible beam pattern, light went everywhere. Very scattered. My HID's on the other had in all my bikes work excellent and maintain correct cutoffs and patterns.

Will do(iff'n I don't forget :( ). It will be some time later in January as they come directly from the far east.

I currently have a 100/80 watt halogen utilizing a relay bypass, should be an interesting comparison.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #13 on: December 20, 2015, 11:44:01 am »
I will be interested to see how these work..
I did try HID lights but had to change back to originals because they were blinding everyone..

The glass on the bike isn't designed for HID lights.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2015, 12:55:09 pm »
I will be interested to see how these work..
I did try HID lights but had to change back to originals because they were blinding everyone..

The glass on the bike isn't designed for HID lights.


Exactly!   I wish more people would understand this and stop putting HID stuff into regular housings.   :-[

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2015, 01:24:02 pm »
Got notification that mine has shipped. I'm curious to see how it will compare to the HID I'm running today. I'm not displeased with the intensity of the output of the HID, but with LED auxiliaries I am interested to see if the light matches up more closely in color. That might make it look more like the three light sources on the front are coming from the same vehicle and improve driver perception.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2015, 08:54:17 pm »
Will be interested how you fellows like the LED's for your headlights?  When I went to the trade show in Orlando I spoke to several people (including PIAA) about the LED replacements for my C14 headlight.    Here is what I understood and what I saw this on many YOUTUBE VIDEOS.  The LED is brighter than many Halogen bulbs but do not throw the beam as far STRAIGHT as some Halogens, LED's went more to the side. When asked why at the trade show, I was told the the reflective mirror in most head lights is not designed to capture the light because the LED cast light to the sides and not straight out. Look at the led light and you will see where it has the illumination on the bulb.  If you buy a headlight setup that comes w/the reflective mirror that was designed for the LED bulb it will cast the light further than most Halogens. Doing my research none are made for the C14.   When I asked about how long they would last I was told that they will outlast most HALOGEN light bulbs. But when I asked how long the little fan in the back of the bulb would last, they could not give a straight answer. When I asked what happens when the fan goes bad, they said bulb failure would be next.  There is no way to tell when the fan burns out but was told that I would know because without the cooling fan the bulb will fail.                   I went and bought 2 Halogen 60/55 equal to 130/110 on AMAZON for $23.57 w/free shipping and a 1year replacement for failure.  Google  Amazon   H4 / 9003 Rising Super White 3950K Halogen Replacement Headlight Bulb Set of 2.     Ya they are made in Japan but so are our C14s.       Haven't had complete darkness while driving at night to see how well they light up the road but that will come in time.      Good LUCK w/your LED's fellows and be sure to post your feelings on how well they light up the road way down in front of you.  Ride SAFE & RIDE OFTEN          Alan in S. Fl :motonoises:
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2015, 02:30:37 pm »
Another thing I have noticed..
How do you get the rubber boot back on the rear of the light housing?
I can't see it being possible which would make the inside of the light prone to damp getting in..

With the existing, the rubber boot fits snuggly over the end of the bulb just exposing the connectors.. The rest is sealed..

The rubber boot will need to go where I have marked with the arrows

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2015, 02:54:20 pm »
^^^ Way down the Ebay site it says, "removable bulb base, makes installation easy". We shall see.
I think it comes apart right behind your red arrows above. Install bulb, then boot, then base.
Some of the other 2-piece bulbs required a slight up-size trimming to the hole in the boot.
These might not even need that trimming. I'm hoping.
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2015, 04:40:49 pm »
^^^ Way down the Ebay site it says, "removable bulb base, makes installation easy". We shall see.
I think it comes apart right behind your red arrows above. Install bulb, then boot, then base.
Some of the other 2-piece bulbs required a slight up-size trimming to the hole in the boot.
These might not even need that trimming. I'm hoping.

AHHH I missed that part.. :great:
I will wait for an update from someone who has bought them to see if that's correct.  :)
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2015, 06:13:26 pm »
Another thing I have noticed..
How do you get the rubber boot back on the rear of the light housing?
I can't see it being possible which would make the inside of the light prone to damp getting in..

With the existing, the rubber boot fits snuggly over the end of the bulb just exposing the connectors.. The rest is sealed..


I've already installed the Cyclops LEDs on my C14 and you simply cut three slits in the boot in a triangle fashion and it fits right over and snug onto the area you marked. So the heat sink is outside the boot but the boot is snug enough to not allow any crap into the lens area.

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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2015, 09:47:52 pm »
the mention of "HIDs" shouldn't even be allowed in a real LED thread  :beerchug:
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2015, 12:40:37 pm »
Update....

I messaged the guy who is selling these for a picture of the 2 parts separate..

Here we go..  :)

No need to go cutting the rubber boot.  :)



Alan (Alan_Yucius_FL) asked a question about how to put it all back together..

The 3 pronged part goes in first then held in by the retaining clip. The rubber boot then goes on next.. Once that is in place the bulb goes through the hole and locks in place with the bayonet type lugs on the 3 prong base.. If you look on the picture of the bulb you can see where the bayonet lugs go..  :)
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2015, 03:35:36 pm »
Thanks for the pic and info Debs. Just waiting for folks who ordered this and receiving it, then posting installation and feedback. Perhaps this product is indeed the bulbs most of us have been searching for, I hope!
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Re: New G6 H4 LED bulb...no glare, no scatter.
« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2015, 03:54:59 pm »
Agree, looking forward to some actual feedback.  I know this was started in the C-14 section, but it appears that C-10 owners (myself included) are following.  I am going to replace the headlight in my C-10 this winter - already have all the plastic off for other maintenance and farkelization.  Going to be either LED or Murph's halogen bulbs.  Leaning towards LED, but would like a first hand review of this bulb in a C-10 before taking the plunge.
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