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    Hi, just replaced my headlight bulb - its a bit of a faff isnt it :doh: Anyway, the bulb isnt clamped tight into the headlight, there is a bit of play - anyone elses like this? Cheers, Nick
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    Hello everybody, For my next project i chose to build an indicator that will show me when the brake and tail light bulb is burned. BEcause we have only one light for brake, if the filament is interrupted while riding, we will not know that the bulb is burned and the other people won't see when...
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    Newbie F650GS owner. Bike came with TouraTech twin projector headlights, which I found lacking in candlepower compared to my Suzuki 250 Djebel's headlight. I both have and plan to install the original BMW headlamp, which has a 55/60w bulb, but want to use a 90/130w bulb. I'm pretty sure the...
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    Hi, I'm planing on upgrading the headlight bulb to a 100/80 watt to try to improve the light. Will I need to upgrade the fuse also? If so what to? Any comments appreciated. Cheers Craig
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    a quick question can you get a replacement tail light bulb from halfords/similar? i dont have access to my handbook and dont know what bulb type is fitted, have to ride south early on monday so need to try and get a bulb tomorrow thought i'd ask before i waste a trip into town cheers Jim
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi guys, Has anyone used this bulb, 2nd one down...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    The lower of the two bulbs in my headlight is very dim. I guess it just needs replacing but have two questions, a) what is the type of bulb I need to buy to replace this? Can I get from Halfords etc. or do I need to go to BMW? b) How can I get the bulb replaced without disassembling the...
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    I had to change my main beam bulb (H1) yesterday and encountered a few problems when re-fitting. Access is a nightmare, but finally got the bulb in. No matter how many times I tried the bulb is loose and does not seem to be located in the housing properly. The clips securing the bulb are...
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    Hi everyone. Has anybody any experience of this type of bulb on the following link.. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-F650CS-02-06-SUPER-WHITE-XENON-HEADLIGHT-BULB-KIT_W0QQitemZ220246416138QQihZ012QQcategoryZ76120QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Or any recommendations for something of a similar...
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all' can someone put me right please, one of my speedo bulb's has blown and i would like to replace it but i have not got a lot of confidence in tackling this small job. i can see the 3 screw's which secure the speedo housing but the whole lot seem's to be semi floating and i don't want to...
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    I like a bit of green laning, especially in the dark when it's raining, :riding: I know I must be mad, but the BM loves it. I find the standard headlight 60/55w bulb is like a candle or worse. Having pondered over aux lights for a while and followed the Blinglights topic, I was very tempted...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    How do I change the rev counter bulb on my 2000 F classic, assuming of course that the reve counter does light up at night :think:
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Im off on my hols on the 21st around europe - cant bloomin wait! :riding: I realise I need to carry spare bulbs - is there a complete kit you can get or is it a case of buying individual ones from Halfords? Cheers!
  14. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, I have a little problem with my high beam bulb, it doesn't work and yet it does!? I took the dash to bits today and changed the bulb for a new one and it still didn't work so I tried the very same bulb in the indicator display bulb and it worked so it isn't a bulb? I dunno what else...
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    HI Everyone With the dark nights and of course dreary days I thought I may go for a brighter headlamp bulb, I have seen the philips h4 gt150 which you can only buy in pairs which they claim to be 50% brighter than an ordinary bulb But I have been offered an off road bulb 100/90 watt. Could the...
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    Hello to all, I replaced my headlight bulb and because it's a bit akward, I broke the plastic bit that attaches to the metal clip that keeps it in position. Any ideas on an alternative way of keeping this in place. (I've already tried superglue) The rubber thing keeps it more or less in but...
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    Hi Chaps Haven't run my GS Dakar (2000) for a couple of months. Had the battery on charge and then refitted it. Front and Rear brake doesn't appear to switch the brake light. Bulb looks okay. Haven't looked too far yet. Any ideas? Jon Seasons Greetings!
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Just bought a xenon "50% brighter" headlight bulb for the GS (I know I shoulda checked here for opinions first - but I've got it now so if it's crap I'll learn from experience..) and in my usual mechanically incompetent way can't work out how to fit it! The FAQs over at the chain gang are no...
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    Anyone know whether these bulbs are more fragile than the regular H3 bulb ? I put one of these after 8500 happy miles with the original bulb, and only 2 months later its died, leaving me in the middle of nowhere... main bulb dazzle city all the way home :doh:
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