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Anyone have one on their bike? where did you mount the ballast?
I have one for the low beam and one for the high beam. I have slim ballasts and both are mounted inside the headlight bucket. I could have taken pictures when I had the headlight bucket open, but didn't think it was anything special. They fit quite nicely and were a simple plug-in.

They're excellent and well worth the money (no, I didn't get the Victory stamped one for $550).
 

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where did you source them from, crossroads? Were the bulbs designed for the halogen-type reflector?

thanks
 

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I have one for the low beam and one for the high beam. I have slim ballasts and both are mounted inside the headlight bucket. I could have taken pictures when I had the headlight bucket open, but didn't think it was anything special. They fit quite nicely and were a simple plug-in.

They're excellent and well worth the money (no, I didn't get the Victory stamped one for $550).
Thanks, I'm not spending that much for an HID headlamp. I did the same thing to my Charger and my Jeep. I didn't know if you had any problems with overheating in the headlamp. I'm probably only going to do low beam, the amount of light these things put out I hardly ever use high beams in my cars. I can only imagine what it'll do for the bike.

I know this is a disputed subject (HID conversion kits in halogen headlights) on many forums, but I just don't care lol. With the bike, there are enough idiots out there that "don't see" motorcycles... I'm in the mind set that the more visible you are the better. it's now legal in Pennsylvania to run LED ground effects lights on motorcycles (still illegal for cars I believe) to make bikes more visible. As far as I see it, these kits fall under the same category, they produce twice the light and make the road and yourself more visible, thus making your ride safer.

I get my kits from vvme.com, they are located in china and shipping is a little expensive, but they have the best kits out there price and quality wise. The kits usually arrive to your door step in 3 days. I will note that some kits you have to reverse the plug-ins. I've had to do it will all my kits but they work flawlessly.
 

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where did you source them from, crossroads? Were the bulbs designed for the halogen-type reflector?

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They are designed to replace halogen bulbs in their original housing. Since they are only 35watt (not 55watt), temperature is not an issue - They're shock proof and water proof.

I've had them for about 4,500 miles so far, and love them. I feel low beam is plenty but whenever I ride I have both low and high beam on. I figure I can't be too visible.

... As far as I see it, these kits fall under the same category, they produce twice the light and make the road and yourself more visible, thus making your ride safer.
Agreed. Btw, this system provides 3300 (+/- 100) Lumens at 35 watts per bulb. With low beam only, that is 3300 (+/- 100) Lumens, and when riding with your high beam on, the headlight will put out 6600 (+/- 100) Lumens. The stock light bubls in our Victory bikes produce 1050 (+/- 150) Lumens for low beam, and 2100 (+/- 150) Lumens for high beam. So, it's three times more light than the stock setup.

Selling the kits here: http://victoryHID.com.
 

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any heat issues? do you have highs and lows?

I had the 55w from DDM in my quad and never had a problem. I was just curious if two in the same housing lit at the same time would cause an issue.
 

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any heat issues? do you have highs and lows?

I had the 55w from DDM in my quad and never had a problem. I was just curious if two in the same housing lit at the same time would cause an issue.
Only have low beam...no need for hi's with low being so bright
 

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I ran my 35w low beam all day today, no heating issues, i can see where there would be space issues with two slim ballasts inside the headlight bucket. in all reality, the high beam won't be used again. i don't use the high beam in my Jeep, the same went with my charger and i had the headlights blacked out, hence the HID kits. One low beam is all you'll ever need, save the $$ for chrome or something else.
 

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tell me more about your kits.... they are a good price. Where are your bulbs and ballasts from?
There's a manufacturer close by and I buy directly from them.

Like I said, I run high and low beam at the same time, except if I have to ride at night which hardly ever happens. Two 35 watt ballasts will give no heat problems, plus at 35 watt you're being more gentle to your battery than the unnecessary 50 watt setup. If 3 times brighter than stock is not bright enough, then chances are, nothing ever will. ;)
 

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The stock light bubls in our Victory bikes produce 1050 (+/- 150) Lumens for low beam, and 2100 (+/- 150) Lumens for high beam. So, it's three times more light than the stock setup.
CR, Both bulbs in my bike were H11s which appear to be identical. How is it you state different lumen figures? :confused:
 

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CR, Both bulbs in my bike were H11s which appear to be identical. How is it you state different lumen figures? :confused:
You are 100% correct. Both bulbs are identical. However, while low beam has only the low beam bulb on, high beam has both bulbs on. Whenever you flip the high beam on, it's like having two low beams on at the same time (except the light pattern being different due to the location of each bulb).
 

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so how do you put a new h7 bulb in the low beam slot when it uses it's own special little adapter???
What uses H7?

It's plug and play, basically. You unplug the bulb, and between the stock connection and the bulb, you plug in the ballast, and you replace the bulb.
 

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i'll have to take a picture, i think the cross road and vegas must be set up differently. i have a bracket that holds the bulb into place, but isn't the typical h7 slot and the whole unit plugs into a sealed cylinder that is made for the bracket.
 

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i'll have to take a picture, i think the cross road and vegas must be set up differently. i have a bracket that holds the bulb into place, but isn't the typical h7 slot and the whole unit plugs into a sealed cylinder that is made for the bracket.
You're right, the '07 Vegas is using the H7. My bad, I didn't read the year of your bike. The '04, '05, '06, '08 all use H11. Anyhow, you would get an H7, not an H11.
 

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You're right, the '07 Vegas is using the H7. My bad, I didn't read the year of your bike. The '04, '05, '06, '08 all use H11. Anyhow, you would get an H7, not an H11.
the thing is, my h11 high beam bulb does fit due to this bracket that the bulb has to go into the hole. i'm going to have to rip the headlight off thursday to get a picture and show you. i might fit the H7 bulb in there and silicone around to hold it in place and seal the housing off.
 
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