Looking to install LED headlights

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    cdlamph .020 Over

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    Hey all, I was curious if anyone knows whether or not the J.W. Speaker 5.75 adaptive lights fit in the rockets housing? I'm up in the air between these and the regular 5.75 leds they have. The website doesn't even have the rocket in the drop down menu but I'm guessing some of the lights work with the rocket.
     
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    @barbagris uses them I believe. @1olbull has a set also, but not sure if installed yet.
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    Oh yeah! Me likey my Adaptive JW Speaker!
    These are the best motor lights available today!
    The only improvement I would want is for the high beam to also be adaptive.
    I prefer to set my high beams as they were low beam for better vis as the low beams are inferior.
    From the countries foremost lighting and optics expert, the headlight rule:
    "Drive with high beams until you can't."
    I have some videos. If anyone is interested PM me an email.
    8690A-JW Speaker.jpg
     
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    So I should just skip the regular Leds they have and go right for the adaptives, that much of a difference? They installed easy enough?
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    My Adaptives were actually an easier install than were my Daymakers.
    Many have gone with the china knock-offs and like them.
    I have fully tested the Daymakers. Until I have opportunity to test th china knock-offs, I shall doubt they are are up to the American JW Speaker standards.
    Generally you get what you pay for and based upon my professional experience, motorcycle lights are notoriously inadequate compared to the average cage.
    Note: My associate & I tested my R3R Daymakers and his new Lexus the same night. My Daymakers blew his OEM Lexus LEDs away!
    My personal to do criteria:
    Lights first
    Shocks second
    Tires third
    Exhaust & air fourth
     
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    Yea, I saw the posts about the Chinese knock-offs but I kept thinking...well, they're Chinese knock-offs. I really don't want to go that route. I have already upgraded my turns with led rings, strips, and the Rivco led mirrors. Now it's time for the headlights upgrade, and then I'll find something to do with that tail light. But lights were number one on my list of "to dos" first.
    It's awesome that they beat out a Lexus!
     
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    1olbull Riding Motor Since 1950

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    I'm in process right now of rebuilding my tail light array.
    What a wiring head-ache! Five light sets with two controllers . . . I need Ken @DEcosse!

    I was running Hyper-Lites and the Kisan run, turn, brake license plate light with my OEM.
    Now adding a Skene P3 set and Chrome CNC Billet Ally Integrated LED Motorbike Stop Tail Lights and Indicators.
    Chrome CNC Billet Ally Integrated LED Motorbike Stop Tail Lights and Indicators | eBay
     
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    I'm curious how that tail light is going to turn out. I haven't even heard of Skene, looks like some good stuff, I might have to investigate a little further. I was going to go bullet style on my bike but I really didn't want anything hanging out from it, no matter how small bullets are. That's why I choose to lose the lollipop turns and upgrade with the fender strip and fork rings.
     
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    The Hyperlites are the best! I've been running them for several years.
    Hyperlites Flashing LED Motorcycle brake lights, Running Lights and Turn Signal
     
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    I have the Skene P3 lights on my bike and I like them
     
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