Uprated Headlight

Peskymegabeing

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Hello all,

Now we are in depths of winter and its dark and gloomy, a quick question for everyone, has anyone uprated their headlight to improve visibility?
I find the standard beam rather limiting, is it an easy job to fit a more powerful bulb/lamp?
Looking forward to your feedback

Cheers David

Cheers for the feedback guys, but my NC750X DCT comes with LED lights as standard, so a more accurate question is can you get higher wattage bulbs as they are currently 60/55w according to the owners manual?
 
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Install the Cycle Gear LED bulb last year. Made a big difference. Reflectors really light up a lot brighter now.
 

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Install the Cycle Gear LED bulb last year. Made a big difference. Reflectors really light up a lot brighter now.
How much did that cost? There are a couple LED headlights people have installed ranging from $45 to a little over $80. I personally got the cheaper unit which comes with 2 LEDs and I don't think it's allot brighter because of the way it projects but you can definitely see better because of the color (or lack of), I also think I'm able to be seen from farther away, so that's a nice bonus. From what I hear the more expensive unit is brighter (I guess you get what you pay for) but I personally haven't seen it so can't say for sure.
 

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Hello all,

Now we are in depths of winter and its dark and gloomy, a quick question for everyone, has anyone uprated their headlight to improve visibility?
I find the standard beam rather limiting, is it an easy job to fit a more powerful bulb/lamp?
Looking forward to your feedback

Cheers David
Look in this forum for threads on bulbs, accessory lighting, and a headlight modification: http://nc700-forum.com/forum/nc700-mods/index2.html
 

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Think I paid $59 for the LED headlight. Made a big difference.
Cyclops? That's the price I just saw them for, and I hear good things about them
 

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+1 on the Cyclops! I have been very happy with my install. I did have to readjust the aim, but all is well.
 

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The cyclops bulb made a bigger difference than the disappointing Denali D2 auxiliary lights. For those that installed the Cyclops bulb, did you use the washer that came in the box?
 

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I'm not impressed with the LED headlight that my 2017 NC750X comes fitted with. It is very good for being seen by others but mot for seeing where you are going.
 
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