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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2009, 05:04:45 pm »
Dont they chow yer battery?

nope

I have a h4 180/160w xenon globe, can i pop that in the z?

160w? sjoe
should work but I'm not qualified to answer the question.
The Xenon might not last very long


sounds good, where abouts and how much?

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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2009, 06:02:12 pm »
I have a h4 180/160w xenon globe, can i pop that in the z?

Where did you find a 180/160W H4 xenon globe?
H4 Xenon globes have one flashpoint, with a solenoid at the back that moves the globe in and out, simulating the dim/bright effect of a standard Halogen globe, which has 2 filaments, one behind the other....
I've been around a while, and have yet to see a multi-wattage H4 or any other Xenon globe....
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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #22 on: October 01, 2009, 07:04:16 pm »
I have a h4 180/160w xenon globe, can i pop that in the z?

Where did you find a 180/160W H4 xenon globe?
H4 Xenon globes have one flashpoint, with a solenoid at the back that moves the globe in and out, simulating the dim/bright effect of a standard Halogen globe, which has 2 filaments, one behind the other....
I've been around a while, and have yet to see a multi-wattage H4 or any other Xenon globe....

It most likely is not true wattage and also not true xenon - most probably premium halogen with some xenon gas - not as good as they claim.

Etienne just make sure your E does not have a plastic headlight. If it does avoid rallye(90/100w) globes at all cost.

Nightbreakers do work very well at R100 a globe but gets nowhere near HID. I find that Nighbreakers make a bigger difference on bikes with good headlights as standard - Caponord, Vstrom, etc.
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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #23 on: October 01, 2009, 07:32:04 pm »
Yo,

Im looking for a HID or Xenon kit with ballast for the DRZ as the current lights are well... limp wristed.

Any one know of any that will work, idealy headlights and brights, vendors?

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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #24 on: October 01, 2009, 08:32:40 pm »
Yo,

Im looking for a HID or Xenon kit with ballast for the DRZ as the current lights are well... limp wristed.

Any one know of any that will work, idealy headlights and brights, vendors?

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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #25 on: October 02, 2009, 11:01:52 am »
Do NOT  put in bulbs with higher watts only, you shall burn out your light switches. Ask me, I did this with a 4x4.  The HID way is not the cheapest way, but to me works best.  Night breakers are also good.  I have just fitted HID & orange lense to my bike and can not belive how well it works (in the day).  Jan come over and have a look, I also have many (spare) headlight bulbs we can try in your bike.   
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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #26 on: November 08, 2009, 09:04:27 pm »
I will give you al the detail tonight. They are R3-400 cheaper than the competitors

As long as they are not R3-400 less as good as the competitors......

Not at all..a well known member took the bikegear kit out of his bike to replace with this one, as he reckons the spring loaded system works better than the magnet on the bikegear kit.
 

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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #27 on: November 08, 2009, 10:24:53 pm »
Explain 'spring loaded'....
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Re: HID / Xenon kit for DRZ400
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2009, 10:46:08 pm »
The H4 globe is mos a combined high/low beam, it retracts etc for the different beams, this one using a spring instead of the magnet