LED headlights UK

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    Blackthou Nitrous

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    Hi fellow Rocketeers,

    I'm considering replacing my lights due to consistently good reports from those that have and wondered if you had any recommendations for a UK supplier as there are many to choose from on eBay.

    Also, anything to be wary of?
     
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    All brands seem to be resulting in good reports :thumbsup:
     
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    Thank you sir. Am I right in thinking that not all have sidelights/are a pain to sort/ so people don't bother? Do you know if they all have angel eyes or have more LEDs etc?
     
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    Side lights are a doddle to wire in - it's just many aimed at the US market come without them.
    Of the "clones" - There are all sorts - some have angel eyes - some don't - some have built in amber LEDS (indicators)

    On an R3 the Indicator versions could be "interesting". i.e. 5 3/4" LED Headlight For Triumph Rocket iii 3 & Street Triple & Speed Triple UK | eBay

    Unless you intend to modify wiring and add an on/off switch - don't bother with DRL versions - You'll be on DIP anyway.

    JUST MAKE SURE IT HAS AN € MARK - or expect issues at MoT time. Confirm with seller - don't trust photos. BUT the e-bay listing I've put up shows one of the best € markings I've seen on a clone - might even be genuine. :oops:

    If you're NOT on a budget - Get the JW-Speaker Adaptives.
     
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    Thank you sir. Most informative
     
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    No sweat.

    Oh And I've been looking at that e-bay listing. I smell a rat.
    The picture of the lights on a Bike MAY be genuine JW-Speakers.
    The rest of the photos show very different markings on the lens.

    Though it's no biggie if you have to swap the OEM's back in for the MoT each year.
     
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    Thanks. They are the ones I was looking at. What's the quality like? Do they have a C€ mark and have you fitted them yet?
     
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    Didn't you look at the photos on ZOOM clearly C€ marked on front lens top centre.
    Last one you better be quick, that's a great price with a 70 quid offer with free delivery. They clearly state they are for R3 so if you have a problem - unlikely, you get a refund anyway through ebay and or Paypal.
     
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    Yes I fitted them straight away .... a quick plug and play job ......except I fitted my ones upside down to begin with lol ...I will check for CE Mark later ....at the moment they are pointing at the floor as I have taken off my T bars and send them away to be copied
     
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