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post #21 of 41 (permalink) Old 08-11-2011, 03:37 PM
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... Have had several people flash me, and then I flash them with my brights. besides me having to flash other cars, I have only used my brights one time @ night just to see what its like.
If other drivers are flashing you, you need to aim your lights better. There's no sense in blinding oncoming traffic. And aiming your headlight that high doesn't provide you any more visibility.


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If other drivers are flashing you, you need to aim your lights better. There's no sense in blinding oncoming traffic. And aiming your headlight that high doesn't provide you any more visibility.

Yep, I am aware of that.

That is why I have them angled down as far as they go.

On my CWI Lightbar, each spotlight has angle washers to adjust the lights pointing higher or lower, I have them pointed downward.

Look @ the pic.



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Try one of these:



Seriously, I just run a Silverstar H4 bulb in my bike. Works just fine. Also have the Silverstar H3's in my spots.



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Another vote for PIAA. I have the Extreme white. PIAA are top rated bulbs! Mines been in for 2 years now and am always getting comments from other bikers about how brite my headlight is and the faint blue color of the light.
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As far as the anti vibration question, I don't know. My silverstar ultra is made for automotive use and I haven't had any problems yet.
If you had a dual purpose dirt/street bike, it may be more necessary.
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You guys got me to bite on the 9003 Ultra. I'll chime in with my report later also.

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I have a 2002 Shadow Spirit 1100 VT110C. Is the Sylvania silverstar ultra a replacement for the OEM bulb? No other mods required?

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I have used this light for the 18 months I have had the bike, with no ill effects (I have the 85 watt). It is much brighter and has been reliable to date. Only $20 too.

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Hmm, I may look into that one, but running 80/85w is a lot for the stock harness.
If you are running that make sure to run a relay to it.

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I wonder how bright that gets at 80 mph

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I have a 2002 Shadow Spirit 1100 VT110C. Is the Sylvania silverstar ultra a replacement for the OEM bulb? No other mods required?
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Yes, a direct replacement, perfect fit. Just get the right bulb, that I think for your bike may be a 9003; that is the three spade base with a dual filament for hi/low beams. Search eBay for silverstar 9003 and make sure the pictures match your current bulb.



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