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I installed the LED Headlight that was ordered. It is exactly what is desired - brighter - whiter and the pattern is 1 to 1 with the halogen equivalent. The link above is for two bulbs and is $42. I just wanted one so I bought the single pack of one bulb for $20. It is marketed as a motorcycle bulb but the pictures all look the same between the 2 pack and the motorcycle single. I road tested it needed no adjustment in the Versys X-300. On bright it throws light out past 300 feet. The best part it fits without taking the flaring and plastic off. Above I talk about how to do that from the left and from underneath. This was the second time I swapped bulbs ( from stock to the Sylvania Halogen to the ‎AUXITO H4/9003 LED bulb). So, I'm done with the bike going to all LED. Headlight: ‎: ‎https://www.amazon.com/dp/B092SHMWQZ?...

Taillight (I chose white and it looks great): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0834X45QL?...

Blinkers : ( must choose Amber ): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074M64S4W?...

The two small bulbs on the left and the right of the main headlight are really dim from the factory and this blinker bulb works great for these two locations also. It is Amber and really set themselves apart as running lights. Blinkers will need new relay(under the seat on the left): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CRD71FD?...

Also have a Givi B47 top case in the back with the break light kit (sounds big with its rated 47 liters but can't even see it in the mirrors) - Givi B47: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007217HME?...

Givi brake light kit: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CCE6LDW?...

This really lights up the back end of the bike. The reflective white and Hi-Vis Yellow sheets are from Amazon. Reflective sheets: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08N4W2MVJ?...

This will jump start anyone wanting to change over to LED. Everything is much brighter than stock. Be safe and be seen. Now for the Semi-truck air horn. lol
(1293) Kawasaki Versys X300 LED 2017 - 2021 Full upgrade to LED bulbs and what you need to know - YouTube

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I installed the LED Headlight that was ordered. It is exactly what is desired - brighter - whiter and the pattern is 1 to 1 with the halogen equivalent. The link above is for two bulbs and is $42. I just wanted one so I bought the single pack of one bulb for $20. It is marketed as a motorcycle bulb but the pictures all look the same between the 2 pack and the motorcycle single. I road tested it needed no adjustment in the Versys X-300. On bright it throws light out past 300 feet. The best part it fits without taking the flaring and plastic off. Above I talk about how to do that from the left and from underneath. This was the second time I swapped bulbs ( from stock to the Sylvania Halogen to the ‎AUXITO H4/9003 LED bulb). So, I'm done with the bike going to all LED. Headlight: ‎: ‎https://www.amazon.com/dp/B092SHMWQZ?...
Taillight (I chose white and it looks great): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0834X45QL?...
Blinkers : ( must choose Amber ): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074M64S4W?...
The two small bulbs on the left and the right of the main headlight are really dim from the factory and this blinker bulb works great for these two locations also. It is Amber and really set themselves apart as running lights. Blinkers will need new relay(under the seat on the left): https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CRD71FD?...
Also have a Givi B47 top case in the back with the break light kit (sounds big with its rated 47 liters but can't even see it in the mirrors) - Givi B47: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007217HME?...
Givi brake light kit: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CCE6LDW?...
This really lights up the back end of the bike. The reflective white and Hi-Vis Yellow sheets are from Amazon. Reflective sheets: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08N4W2MVJ?...
This will jump start anyone wanting to change over to LED. Everything is much brighter than stock. Be safe and be seen. Now for the Semi-truck air horn. lol
(1293) Kawasaki Versys X300 LED 2017 - 2021 Full upgrade to LED bulbs and what you need to know - YouTube

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this is a lot of information, but good job! I have the same headlight bulb, and fitted LED turn signal plus LED tail light bulb. looking at the youtube, are you having the OEM fog lights? they are really bad. I fitted two sets of lights, Denali for high beam and cheap but great yellow fog lights running as DRL and giving more light at the low beam. The yellow is so much visible than white for DRL. I am disappointed that I did not think about this before. I fitted yellow lights in all my bikes now.
 

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this is a lot of information, but good job! I have the same headlight bulb, and fitted LED turn signal plus LED tail light bulb. looking at the youtube, are you having the OEM fog lights? they are really bad. I fitted two sets of lights, Denali for high beam and cheap but great yellow fog lights running as DRL and giving more light at the low beam. The yellow is so much visible than white for DRL. I am disappointed that I did not think about this before. I fitted yellow lights in all my bikes now.
Hello Kris, The Auxiliary lights are genuine Kawasaki lights. They are pricey at over $400 USD and I knew that the quality may be not as good as others like the Denali offerings. But I wanted to stay with Kawasaki parts so I could use the Kawasaki dash switch and the included wire harness to not have to start cutting into the factory wire harnesses on the bike. The bike is new and did not want to void the warranty. Everything I'm adding has to not void the warranty for the 12 month period. I think your adding another set of driving lights that are yellow is a great idea. I may do that in the winter so I can figure out all the stuff I'll need as I'm at the point I'll need to add a fuse box for extra circuits coming directly from the battery. Caution to to exceed the bikes charging capabilities or I'll end up with a dead battery.
 

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Dave, yes, this is a good idea not to put too much W lights that drain the battery. It is always good to check how much power they take.
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The Denali I have are not so strong, and they connect to battery and are used only as the high beam. As to the Chinese ones, yellow ones, I did connect them to OEM harness by splicing the wires.

First of all, the OEM crash bar failed me completely. So when the bike fell at the low speed the inner cage, the one behind the headlight got completely twisted, so I replaced the crash bars with aftermarket ones. Do you think that I got any warranty refund? nope, zero. Anyway, as you can see I connected the lights to the new crash bars.

I am not saying that Denali is the way to go. They are way too expensive. Chinese ones work as well or often better. I have Axillary lights in India, made locally, where I live part time, and they work superb. And cost fraction of the Denali.
 

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Dave, yes, this is a good idea not to put too much W lights that drain the battery. It is always good to check how much power they take. The Denali I have are not so strong, and they connect to battery and are used only as the high beam. As to the Chinese ones, yellow ones, I did connect them to OEM harness by splicing the wires.

First of all, the OEM crash bar failed me completely. So when the bike fell at the low speed the inner cage, the one behind the headlight got completely twisted, so I replaced the crash bars with aftermarket ones. Do you think that I got any warranty refund? nope, zero. Anyway, as you can see I connected the lights to the new crash bars.

I am not saying that Denali is the way to go. They are way too expensive. Chinese ones work as well or often better. I have Axillary lights in India, made locally, where I live part time, and they work superb. And cost fraction of the Denali.
Thank you for the detail. I've heard the Kawasaki crash bars are not that good. I bought them soon after I bought the bike and didn't take the time to research what else was available. At some point I may swap them out for T-Rex crash bars as I've read only good feedback on them but they are heavy and that maybe a good thing. I'll look at what I can find for auxiliary lights like what you have. Here a lot of stuff is bought off of Amazon. Just curious - do you have Amazon in India ? Your crash bars look different than what I've ever seen. Are your crash bars made local for you as well ?
 

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Dave, I have the 300 in thailand, and I got the crash bars here. I am sure you can find better ones somewhere. the one I have work pretty good, but are not the most pretty. Any LED yellow lights will work. there are so many options.
 

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Good post Dave. Thx!
I’ve just been using the stock headlamp and do a lot of night time riding. Definitely want some more light to see where I’m going and am giving this bulb a try.
 

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Good post Dave. Thx!
I’ve just been using the stock headlamp and do a lot of night time riding. Definitely want some more light to see where I’m going and am giving this bulb a try.
Fantastic ! Glad I could help. The link above will take you to the page. The bulb fits. That is a big deal with the way that it is placed in the headlight and the watertight doughnut and connector.
 

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Thanks for all the great info! I ordered everything and will install it on my VX 300 asap. While I try to avoid driving at night like the plague, with the days growing rapidly shorter I can see where better lighting will come in handy. And the improved brake light will add some peace of mind no matter what time of day it is... George
 

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Thanks for all the great info! I ordered everything and will install it on my VX 300 asap. While I try to avoid driving at night like the plague, with the days growing rapidly shorter I can see where better lighting will come in handy. And the improved brake light will add some peace of mind no matter what time of day it is... George
Thank you. I hope you watched the video as it walks through the upgrade light by light with some helpful info. I don't like to ride after dark but it happened just last week. I was riding with others and that changes the dynamics so I got home late. Be safe and be seen ! Dave
 

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The return leg of my commute Is at night. I’m getting by with the stock lamp. It’s marginal tho. A better view looks like $20 well spent. Saw your video. Nice work.
 
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