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Osram Hyper 65w

Hey guys, I know there's a ton of posts out there. I did a pretty thorough search and couldn't get what I was looking for. I'm considering the Hyper 65W Osram bulbs for my Versys. I've had stock bulbs and the cheapo walmart 55w aux. lights on my forks but I'm ready to seriously address the lighting issue. What I'm wondering is the Osram bulb putting out a white or yellow hue of light? I plan on purchasing either some clearwater or motolights and my OCD requires that the lights all have the same hue. Just wondering if I'm going to need to match them to a yellow aux. light or go with a white LED. Thanks guys, much appreciated.

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I get all of my bulbs and lighting supplies from Susquehanna Motorsports. They carry just about everything. www.rallylights.com

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Anyone know if you need to change to a different fuse if you install 65W bulbs like this?

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No higher capacity fuse is required with Osram's 65W H7 high and low beam bulbs... I did replace the driving lights and license plate lamp with low current drawing LED's.
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No higher capacity fuse is required with Osram's 65W H7 high and low beam bulbs... I did replace the driving lights and license plate lamp with low current drawing LED's.
Part numbers or website where ya got led bulbs?
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Do you need to change the wiring or anything to use the Osram's 65W H7?
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Do you need to change the wiring or anything to use the Osram's 65W H7?
No change of any kind is needed. Do realize that they won't last as long as traditional, lower light level bulbs though.

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No change of any kind is needed. Do realize that they won't last as long as traditional, lower light level bulbs though.
Osram's 65W clear H7 bulbs have a 500 hour life, just like standard 55W bulbs. They have a larger H9 burner on H7 base.
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Part numbers or website where ya got led bulbs?
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http://motors.shop.ebay.com/i.html?_...506.m270.l1313

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2x-11...Q5fAccessories

I also covered the inside of license plate lamp cover with polished aluminum tape... I just had to remove the metal heat shield and trimmed the edge of rubber to fit SMD LED.

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Osram H7 65W for $7.50 each or best offer:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/OSRAM-off-ro...sories&vxp=mtr
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Thanks Invader, I bought 2
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Thanks Invader, I bought 2
Did you make an offer, was it accepted, and for how much?
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My offer was for $5.50 / each
I got an email saying pending sale
I figured two bulbs shipped to Canada for $20 was a good deal if they accept

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Has anyone looked into the Vision X replacement bulbs? Lifetime waranty on them and nice white light. Thier High intensity LED Driving lights are pretty nice too! Had Pia's in a Pickup and changed to Vision X and no real comparison in light. When I figure out how to post pictures here, I will post some of my Bike dressed with Vision X. Also the male by female adapters for your side reflectors work nice on front side body mounts to attach lights. instead of the pricey ones you have to buy. 2 years and 15,000 km and no signs of fatigue!
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Which bulb are you guys using for the low beam and driving light?


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Which bulb are you guys using for the low beam and driving light?
Same H7 65W bulb for both the high beam and low beam... I have LED's in driving lights and license plate lamp.
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The following is from a Consumer Reports magazine test of after market super bright headlight bulbs.

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Interesting facts, but at the $6 price point and only needing one every few years, I'm not really worried about the cost.


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You won't find Osram's off-road Rallye 65W H9 bulb on H7 base in your little "premium bulbs" comparison tests... Those blue-tinted boosted H7 bulbs have an average life of 350 hrs and 1750~1780 lumens (brightness), compared to 500 hrs for the original standard 55W H7 bulb with 1500 lumens and Osram's 65W clear and larger H9 burner on H7 base with 2100 lumens.

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