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Offline BerndV

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My LED Choice
« on: April 11, 2017, 03:26:54 pm »
For anyone still considering LED options for their C14, I chose the following LED's from ADVmonster:  http://stores.advmonster.com/h4-r3-led-headlight/.  They are unbelievably bright, the pattern and cutoff is spot on, and turning on the high beam is the next best thing to having an on/off switch for the sun.  The fact that they stay nice and cool without a cooling fan that may fail is another plus.  The mesh heat sink never gets uncomfortably warm to the touch.  ADVmonster specializes in motorcycle lighting and their service gets an A+ in my experience.   
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2017, 04:42:18 pm »
Very Nice has anyone tried any of there driving lights,,,
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2017, 05:46:32 pm »
Do you just run them without the rubber boot installed over them? If not wouldn't water get in there?
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2017, 07:53:26 pm »
Do you just run them without the rubber boot installed over them? If not wouldn't water get in there?

The rubber boot fits perfectly and the cord and mesh heat sinks pass through the hole in the boot. 
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2017, 11:15:10 pm »
I assume you have a picture of it installed (from the back) so we can get an idea of the heatsink mesh coming through the boot?

Pretty cheap price too, the first I have seen where it doesn't make me stop in my tracks.

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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2017, 11:54:37 pm »
I have the revision 3's in H7 version in my KLR. They are indeed excellent and super bright. Instant on the high beam is so welcome compared to the HID's and the warm-up time when I needed to hit high beam. Never going back to HID's. And the packaging is so much smaller than a HID and the associated ballasts and wiring. Stuffing all that under the dash was difficult on the KLR. LED's, no issues.

I have HIDs currently (C14) with high low function so I get instant high beam, but when I do decide to go with LED's on the C14 it will this brand.
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2017, 12:27:03 am »
Nice. Thanks.
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2017, 02:35:46 pm »
looks neat!
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2017, 10:52:16 am »
^^^yeah, very nice and reasonably priced...IDK if I'm ready to replace my HIDs, but if I get a failure, I would seriously consider moving to these.

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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2017, 03:06:21 pm »
Is it a set or do you have to buy two? ::)


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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2017, 03:24:31 pm »
Is it a set or do you have to buy two? ::)

I pinged them earlier and it's not a set, so you have to buy 2. I'll be buying these soon for the C14!  >:D
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Re: My LED Choice
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2017, 04:57:10 pm »
Very Nice has anyone tried any of there driving lights,,,

John, I have a set of their Model 55 lights on my Wee-Strom and they're quite impressive. I have them controlled thru a dimmer so they're set for a low level for conspicuity and go to full power when I hit the high beams.
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