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Old 08-24-2011, 09:43 AM
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Searched through all the DIY posts and found several older HID posts. With the constantly changing technology, I was wondering what's on the market today for our bikes? I like the improved visibility and would like to do this to my 02 F4i. Any feedback from those who have recently installed? Who's unit? Problems? TIA
 
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Old 08-24-2011, 12:25 PM
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Sick97SS did an awesome write up and +1 on ddm.

https://home.comcast.net/~nstama/hidinstall.html
 
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Old 08-24-2011, 01:35 PM
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+1 what jeffjones said
 
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:03 PM
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I did see the writeup by Sick97SS which was very good. Just trying to cover all the bases and seeing if there were any other options out there. Jeffjones, thanks for the link.
 
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:35 PM
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my hid lights drain my battery if i run high beams too long
 
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by T-Rich View Post
my hid lights drain my battery if i run high beams too long
Then you have a different problem as HID's run less wattage then halogens?
 
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Old 10-05-2011, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by jeffjones View Post
Then you have a different problem as HID's run less wattage then halogens?
hmmm didnt know that may have been that i was running a really low rmp while running them.
 
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Old 10-13-2011, 04:24 PM
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+1 on DDM
+1 Lower running wattage, unless you get the bigger (non street legal) ballast.
 
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by nubbiecakes View Post
+1 on DDM
+1 Lower running wattage, unless you get the bigger (non street legal) ballast.
In Canada technically all aftermarket HID's are illegal projectors or not.
It is illegal to retrofit any different light into your vehicle (ie. Projectors/HID's)
 
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Old 10-13-2011, 06:06 PM
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i got the 55w high and low from ddm and my high beam drains my battery too. mine actually popped a fuse not too long ago. i had to go up to a 15amp fuse and now it's all good. visibility is insanely good! i got the 55w 8000 color and they aren't that nasty blue color, just right.
 

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