Anyone tried an LED headlight?


2 replies to this topic
  • nomadrifter

Posted May 04, 2014 - 03:13 PM

#1

Hi guys, long time lurker.  Tons of great info here, great forum.  I started commuting to work on my '99 YZ400F and found that the acerbis 35 watt incandescent headlight on the bike is way too dim.  I have a WR400 stator on the bike so I can't go too big on wattage, I run a cooling fan and I already am pretty maxed out on power usage.  I started looking at options, but wanted your opinions before pulling the trigger. 

 

Option 1: LED direct replacement, no experience with these,

 

http://www.ebay.com/...812814c&vxp=mtr

 

http://www.cyclopsad...bulb-_p_83.html

 

Option 2: Halogen direct replacement, concerned about heat and vibration failures.

 

http://www.ebay.com/...2631551?lpid=82

 

Any experience or observations would be awesome.



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  • sonic reducer

Posted May 04, 2014 - 03:26 PM

#2

some neat options here

http://www.dx.com/c/...bike-lights-947

 

 

how are you liking the yz on the street?  what gearing?



  • nomadrifter

Posted May 05, 2014 - 01:33 AM

#3

The yz is way awesome in town, super fun to ride. I am running 15/49 for sprockets, one more tooth on the front than stock. Way better on the road, and still good for trails and exploring.





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