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Offline Oldsolum

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Re: best replacement headlight bulb
« Reply #110 on: January 31, 2018, 09:35:56 PM »
My 15-month-old ADVMonster H4 R3 LED bulb burned out on the way to work this morning; low beam is now shot. I've contacted ADVMonster to see if they'll replace it, but since they only state a 1-year warranty, I'm not hopeful. I'll admit I'm pretty dissappointed that a $75 bulb lasted just 15 months...

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Re: best replacement headlight bulb
« Reply #111 on: January 31, 2018, 10:32:47 PM »
That sucks!  An LED bulb should last the life of the bike.
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Re: best replacement headlight bulb
« Reply #112 on: September 07, 2018, 05:06:28 AM »
Installed one of these today, and the difference is like... uh... I can't come up with a better analogy than "night and day". :001:

My visual range with the low beam isn't any *shorter* but, meh, still would like a dozen more feet or so. Going to adjust the tilt a little on the centerstand with roommates in a car at the end of the block to see where the blinding point starts.

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Re: best replacement headlight bulb
« Reply #113 on: October 11, 2018, 07:20:39 AM »
*Originally Posted by Oldsolum [+]
My 15-month-old ADVMonster H4 R3 LED bulb burned out on the way to work this morning; low beam is now shot. I've contacted ADVMonster to see if they'll replace it, but since they only state a 1-year warranty, I'm not hopeful. I'll admit I'm pretty dissappointed that a $75 bulb lasted just 15 months...

The high beam on mine just died tonight...well, technically the LED is still OK, but the wiring appears to have a break in it.  :(


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Re: best replacement headlight bulb
« Reply #114 on: October 11, 2018, 02:07:50 PM »
*Originally Posted by yojimg [+]
The high beam on mine just died tonight...well, technically the LED is still OK, but the wiring appears to have a break in it.  :(
It could be dirt in the high beam switch.  Check out this thread:
https://www.cb500x.com/index.php/topic,6830.0.html
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