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Old 08-19-2011, 08:21 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Speedometer? Oh, yeah..to see how fast I am going..Hmmm, great concept. LOL
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Old 10-02-2011, 02:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
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When I had my Sabre, I had the same problem. I bought an LED bulb from
High Power SMD WLED-xHP13-T (194 type) 360 degree Wedge Base bulbs Specifications

Thanks for the link, but I have a question. I've gone to this site but am unable to find comparison chart. How did you determine this was the bulb for you? My spec (2006 Spirit 1100) calls for 34908-KM1-671. Any help is appreciated.
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For my 2006 Shadow Spirit 1100, I used these:

WLED-x5 (194 type) Wedge Base bulbs Specifications

WLED-x5 cool white
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Old 10-02-2011, 03:24 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Super bright LEDs is the way to go in the long run. They are really cheap on Ebay if you just gett he ones with the wire leads.
The beauty is you can pick and choose what color you want for the illumination. You can see quite well, on some speedos if you get a blacklight LED and it won't create ANY glare.
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You guys are lucky, your bikes use the 194( common bulb). My bike uses a smaller based bulb, like half the width of a 194. I bought some LED bulbs for my truck and in the box I found 6 of the exact fit LEDs for my instrument panel and gauges, all free Nice and bright.
The only thing not LED on the bike is my headlight bulbs, which will be HID soon.

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Old 10-02-2011, 05:31 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Thanks for the link, but I have a question. I've gone to this site but am unable to find comparison chart. How did you determine this was the bulb for you? My spec (2006 Spirit 1100) calls for 34908-KM1-671. Any help is appreciated.
I knew I needed a 194 base, I measured the depth of the bulb cavity and bought the one that fit the specs of what I needed.
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Big B....What color bulbs did you use.


A little cool here in Maryland this morning.
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Big B....What color bulbs did you use.


A little cool here in Maryland this morning.
White
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