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HIDs ?
Written by yankeesmuggler on 9/2/2010 at 07:28 pm

I had a 80/100W in Yankee Smuggler I for a few months, but I was not
happy with the way it worked with my modulator. It did not produce the
same attention getting modulation of the lower wattage bulb. I'm not
sure it if was my Kisan unit or my original Kriss unit though.

Tim Davies
Seneca Falls, New York 13148
'98 Honda Pacific Coast "Yankee Smuggler II"
"Yankee Smuggler I" (Retired at 124,000 mi.)

IPCRC #4 : AMA #688662
"The ride is the objective, the destination is the excuse!"

On Sep 2, 2010, at 3:09 PM, Ronald wrote:

> I've installed HIDs in my Buell, and they rock. The problem with the
> H4 HIDs you would need in the PC are that the high/low beam system
> is severely compromised.
> In my PC I used an 80/100W lamp and rewired the headlights directly
> from the battery through a set of relays. This increased the light
> output significantly and I never had an issue with drivers flashing
> me. I had this lamp in the bike for over 3 years, it was still in it
> when I sold it.
> --- In, "Bobb Todd" <bobbtodd@...> wrote:
> >
> > Has anyone successfully mounted an HID hi/low in a PC ?
> >
> > Compared to the GL1800 [and most modern bikes] the head light
> seems anemic. Seems to me I
> > remember seeing conversion kits as low as $50-100.
> >
> > TIA
> > Bobb Todd
> >

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