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post #1 of 40 (permalink) Old 08-26-2007, 05:39 PM Thread Starter
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Well with the cop presence at the gap, I had to find a new way to ride hard up there. They go home around 8pm, so that leaves a lot of riding without tourists to be had at night. Well the lack of light makes things tough. That's why I got these. This isn't my bike, but it's the same brand and temp. Talk about works, I am going to have to get a night vid up. With labor day approaching, I am thinking sunday night, will be a good time for another night ride. With the lack of space in the fairings on the 07 RR, these slim ballast ddms work perfect for fitting them in a tight space.

Make sure you get the right bulb for your bike! Mine was an H7. I also got the brightest temp which is 4500k, 6000k is kinda blue and looks the best from what I have heard, but I wanted the brightest light for speed demon reasons.

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You do know you will be the pack leader of all furture TWF rally night runs right
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I'm ready to order, how do I find out which bulb type to get? (h3 h4 h7 etc) I have a 2003 GSXR 1000.


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wow,
the prices seem pretty good to me.
and i was def. thinking of going the HID way also.
as you can see from my sig my light output sucks.
can't really see that much @ night.


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Is it an HID setup, or just stock with the different bulbs?

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Is it an HID setup, or just stock with the different bulbs?
HID, it has ballasts and igniters. These work great at night and make you highly visible. I love em.

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HIDs are always a great edition. You can never have enough light!




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I'm ready to order, how do I find out which bulb type to get? (h3 h4 h7 etc) I have a 2003 GSXR 1000.
http://www.luminicsbulbs.com/suzuki_...ycle_bulbs.php

This site says you have an H7 bulb. You may want to call a dealership and ask. I am not sure how the low beam/high beam works on the gixxer though. Don't know if you need two bulbs.

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Was it a pain in the ass to swap over?

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Was it a pain in the ass to swap over?
Took me about an hour. I followed this dude's write up. Biggest thing is make sure you get the right polarity when connecting to the power supply, just disconnect the plug from the bulb and turn the bike on and connect a voltmeter to the plug to verify which one is positive. It was different on each bulb on my bike. If you are doing this to your RR, there is another write up on this site that shows a better location for your ballasts, you can hide then right next to the bulbs in the center of the front fairing.

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Sweet, I've been thinkin of this upgrade for a while now.

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Sweet, I've been thinkin of this upgrade for a while now.
Here is that thread for the older RR where the guy hid his ballasts.

http://www.600rr.net/vb/showthread.p...t=slim+ballast

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def leader for all future night rides, but only if our slow behinds can keep up!
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I was thinking tonight as I struggled to see... Wouldn't it be great to mount a fog light or something to your helmet... I mean, you look through your turn so it would be money... There's enough technology to make them small and lightweight... Why not?
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Man I wish I could run this on the chop. But I just don't have the room!
You could run this in your headlight most likely, you would just need one bulb though.

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I highly doubt... do you have a pic of the parts spread out.. like before installation?




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