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I just ordered this, I hope it's good. Anyone have any experience with this?
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looks to be a good deal so let us know how it turns out, shoot, i might get two, one for the 74 and one for the 01.
the only issue i find is the kelvin temp. if it is in the blue range and 6k+ is getting there, it has a tendency to wash out in a pitch black night. but the ratings are only relevant and vary greatly, so let us know.
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I was just a woodworking stair builder and know nothing about kelvins, but I'll keep you posted after receiving and installing it. I'm hoping it's an improvement over stock.
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Damn Jim, for that price how can you go wrong? I just put LED’s everywhere but the headlight for now, it could come soon.
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I bought one very similar and it was a huge improvement. Having said that, I do not do a lot of night riding. The deer are crazy around here. I fear them more than cagers.
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I have a similar one
Havent ridden the bike but it looks like it would kick ass
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I bought one very similar and it was a huge improvement. Having said that, I do not do a lot of night riding. The deer are crazy around here. I fear them more than cagers.
We too have a big problem with deer. I was hit by a deer while riding. I'm lucky to be here, I spent 2 1/2 weeks in the hospital. I don't ride in the dark anymore, but I thought I would try this light anyway. For the price, I thought what the hell.
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I also installed this Bright Ass tail light about a year ago. I got a great buy from a buddy who traded bikes and no longer needed it. One of my fears is getting rear ended at a stop light.
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And what is that tail light? Ok, found it! Which one do you have?
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I have the Daymaker headlight and the aux light kit also in Daymaker, huge difference over stock.
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