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    Ive got a pair of #2 that have been fitted for about 2yrs/40k miles. The light is very bright to be seen with but doesn't throw much light out, which has been perfect for my commute. You know when you've been noticed.

    However both the light and the knuckle casting that holds the light to the u bracket are very brittle and both sides have broken through vibration. Various repairs proved temporary until I used a mix of duct tape strips and cable ties which are functional but not very pretty.

    For the money they're awesome.

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    No tried them yet, but fitted these 18w LED spots to full beam along with wiring up the FF50's with a Autoswitch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stujw70 View Post
    No tried them yet, but fitted these 18w LED spots to full beam along with wiring up the FF50's with a Autoswitch.
    Rectangular lamps on an 1150 - are you insane?
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    Clearwater Darla very expensive but fantastic lights, fully dimable for night time use and high beam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewb2006 View Post
    Clearwater Darla very expensive but fantastic lights, fully dimable for night time use and high beam.
    Why would you want to dim lights?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike O View Post
    Rectangular lamps on an 1150 - are you insane?
    I know, I ruined those smooth lines

    Just been out and they a extremely fooking bright
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike O View Post
    Rectangular lights on an 1150 - are you mad?
    Yup

    Break the mold







    Ps this weekend I shall be bolting on a pair of the below......they're all loomed up and ready to go
    I'm going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark, and for all but the last mile, there are no streetlamps but lots of foxes, badgers and deer, so I'm going for the full retinal burn-out
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    Run them flat out in the day ,then dim down for night time running as there far to bright dazzle everybody ,as soon as main beam is triggered they come back on to full power very clever

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewb2006 View Post
    Run them flat out in the day ,then dim down for night time running as there far to bright dazzle everybody ,as soon as main beam is triggered they come back on to full power very clever
    Wouldn't you be better off just having them adjusted not to dazzle, night or day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewb2006 View Post
    Run them flat out in the day ,then dim down for night time running as there far to bright dazzle everybody ,as soon as main beam is triggered they come back on to full power very clever
    The guys at Clearwater say the opposite - you have to run them at minmium (25%) during the day as they are seriously bright. At night when there isn't oncoming traffic you can crank them up. Mine have just arrived so I'll post up some pics when I get the install completed.

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    There stupidly bright ,I do get flashed a bit in the day time but to me that means there doing there job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewb2006 View Post
    There stupidly bright ,I do get flashed a bit in the day time but to me that means there doing there job.
    No - it means they are badly adjusted and are dazzling people - which also means they will have difficulty working out how far you are away. You also stand a very good chance of getting pulled - if you happen across the sole traffic patrol in Lincolnshire Constabulary...
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    There adjusted for night time main beam use.
    I'll risk the police in the day as any help to stop numties pulling out on me has got be a good thing in my opion.
    Never had a problem yet in two years 20k miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewb2006 View Post
    There adjusted for night time main beam use.
    I'll risk the police in the day as any help to stop numties pulling out on me has got be a good thing in my opion.
    Never had a problem yet in two years 20k miles.
    I didn't start this thread as a discussion on how to use them - dig out.

    Just one thing - when you are stopped - be sure to say "I'll risk the police in the day as any help to stop numties pulling out on me has got be a good thing in my opion(sic)" - Traffic cops live to read stuff like that out in court - you might as well say "It's a fair cop"...
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    Whatch out you you've got your knickers in a twist.
    Just buy the eBay Cree ones ,sure that's what you wanted to here.

    Oh and when I'm stopped I'll confess to breaking the speed limit as well .

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