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LED headlights

Post by AMCrebel » Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:50 pm

This was always a fun topic on the beige, but tech is moving on. Is anyone on here using H1 Led replacements?

Every day I see twats with dazzling badly adjusted ebay HIDs but I am trying not to be one of them whilst getting a slightly improved performance and longevity from the awful projector lights fitted to Ms Rebel's Honda CRV. In a year I've had to fit 3 replacement bulbs - they are standard ones and Ring so not some cheap knockoff (unless they are fakes).
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Re: LED headlights

Post by Hooli » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:14 pm

I've got an H4 replacement in my bike. Beam pattern is the same as halogen but I can see at more than 30mph at night. Better than HIDs as it doesn't get as hot. The only problem with my beam pattern is a small dark spot on the floor near the bike, but that's from a bit of the reflector that the old HID made so hot it's gone dull.
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Re: LED headlights

Post by 8BAK465 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:01 am

I havnt but id never say never :roll:

I have already decided to go EFI on fuelling the shite one I once agreed with keeping everything as is but I now think its more important to keep it on the road :mrgreen:

As long as it has a period correct feel I think modern touches are ok to make it more useable ;)

Will definately be going down more modern add ons to make life easier with the next vehecular whilst making it look like its stuck in the past ;)
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Re: LED headlights

Post by DodgeRover » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 pm

8BAK465 wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:01 am
I havnt but id never say never :roll:

I have already decided to go EFI on fuelling the shite one I once agreed with keeping everything as is but I now think its more important to keep it on the road :mrgreen:

As long as it has a period correct feel I think modern touches are ok to make it more useable ;)

Will definately be going down more modern add ons to make life easier with the next vehecular whilst making it look like its stuck in the past ;)
Exciting times, Holley sniper EFI?
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Re: LED headlights

Post by 8BAK465 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:19 pm

DodgeRover wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 pm
8BAK465 wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:01 am
I havnt but id never say never :roll:

I have already decided to go EFI on fuelling the shite one I once agreed with keeping everything as is but I now think its more important to keep it on the road :mrgreen:

As long as it has a period correct feel I think modern touches are ok to make it more useable ;)

Will definately be going down more modern add ons to make life easier with the next vehecular whilst making it look like its stuck in the past ;)
Exciting times, Holley sniper EFI?
Yeh just tired of having the carb apart so many times,the whole idea of float bowls full of ethanol now doesnt bring confidence :(

Times have moved on I just want it to run consistantly good and be able to say goodbye to hot start issues/fuel perculation/vapour lock etc.

Best thing about the Sniper it looks like a carb and i can run the standard air box and nobody would ever know :D
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Re: LED headlights

Post by Hooli » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:42 pm

Sniper is a single point injection kit then?
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Re: LED headlights

Post by 8BAK465 » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:57 pm

Hooli wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:42 pm
Sniper is a single point injection kit then?
Yes of a sort A little bit like the SPI system they put on the classic mini to give it a longer life :roll:

The Sniper is 4 barrel though and has injectors in each barrel so it has 4 injectors in the throttle body the throttle body also houses its own self learning on board ECU so i guess its really an MPI in one sense through its injecting at multi points into one throttle body pretty much the injectors have taken place of the jets ;)

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Re: LED headlights

Post by nebuchenezer » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:36 pm

Jesus christ
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