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LED headlight bulbs for Kawasaki er5


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My advice would be to save yourself a lot of grief and fit a replacement halogen bulb suitable for motorcycle use (more resistant to vibration than car types).

Then, if you are worried about being left in the dark if / when it blows, or if you want more light than the halogen bulb provides, fit a pair of LED driving lights to run at the same time as your dipped / main beam. That would give you the best of all worlds.

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He might prefer them cos they look cooler and are brighter?

This guy is always right about everything and he doesn't mention a problem with LEDs in reflector housings - is it a myth?


Apart from the fact that he has a very annoying voice - I watched this a while back and if I remember right he does say you need to be careful with LED 'bulbs' as they need LEDs in the right places to get the beam pattern right. I know guys who have tried LEDs in standard reflectors and gone back to halogen, but it's possible they'd bought cheaper versions. I know for classic cars with dodgy wiring fitting LEDs is one way to get decent lighting but you need to spend a lot of money on the LED units.

If you're going LED probably better to bite the bullet and buy a whole new headlamp unit that is LED by design.

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