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Old 10-26-2016, 09:38 AM
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Hi,

I've done a search and come up with nowt for this model really.
Do you know what headlights are fitted to this bike, I'm getting mixed results - H4 and H7.
Seeing as one bulb controls both high and low beams, its not a simple swap.
Also is there a guide to replacing the headlight bulbs? Can't seem to find one anywhere online.
lastly, has anyone attempted to put HIDs or LEDs as main headlights.
I did this on my old '09 600RR and it worked a treat, but I'm not sure about this one seeing that its one bulb and also have no idea about space behind the stock assembly.
 
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Old 10-26-2016, 10:02 AM
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If you only have one bulb for both high and low beams, it can't be an H7.

Pull out the bulb and look at the number on it....

As far as LED/HID, I can't offer you any advice.
There are some direct replacement bulbs that offer better light than stock out there.
 
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Old 10-27-2016, 10:04 AM
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Thanks sir. I believe its an H4 I'm looking for as well.
I'll research and post findings.
 
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Old 01-03-2017, 06:03 AM
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Just to update this thread, I've made some mods over the holiday period, especially my lights.
they ARE H4 bulbs that are required in case anyone was wondering...
below are some pics of the lights changed.

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The H4 bulb is a phillips Extreme bulb, supposed to be a nice white one, however the LEDs, in comparison, make it seem yellow. I'm going to order some LED h4 bulb and install that and see if it makes a difference.
I'll keep you all posted.
 
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Old 06-17-2017, 12:42 PM
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Did you try the LED head light bulbs? Tried some in my car and although they looked good, they simply scattered the beam and failed to focus the light where its needed.
 
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Old 05-29-2018, 07:48 AM
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Hello Chaps,

First fo all I would like to say, great forum and community.

Hoping to learn and hopefully assist others where I can.

B-Track,

We done mate - the new bulbs look cool

Like you I'm also tying to replace bulbs on my Honda CBR600F 2011 and not sure how to go about it. The space behind the headlight is very tricky and I am unable to find any guides. Did you have to remove any fairings? Any pointers/tips you can offer will be very much appreciated?
 
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:03 AM
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Hello, anybody able to assist with this? cheers
 
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Old 05-31-2018, 04:12 AM
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Hi matey , could be struggling with help here based on how many owners of your bike there are, but basically you have to undo the Instrument cover to get at the bulbs, one thing I can tell you is the bulb you need is a 60/55w and you will need this for further use, alot of the components are the same for all bikes but some things like undoing screws/clips can be peculiar to one bike
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Haynes-Ma...kAAOxywCJRZF7f
 
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Old 05-31-2018, 04:53 AM
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Originally Posted by CaBaRet View Post
Hi matey , could be struggling with help here based on how many owners of your bike there are, but basically you have to undo the Instrument cover to get at the bulbs, one thing I can tell you is the bulb you need is a 60/55w and you will need this for further use, alot of the components are the same for all bikes but some things like undoing screws/clips can be peculiar to one bike
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Haynes-Ma...kAAOxywCJRZF7f
Cheers mate, yes that's what I thought

Definitely a good idea to invest in a Haynes Manual.
 

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Old 06-05-2018, 04:16 AM
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I managed to fit the new bulbs - had to take off the side fairing which was easy enough. Let me know if anyone else is thinking about replacing theirs and I'll guide you
 
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