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Old 29 Jan 2008
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Piaa Lights or T/T HID Lights?? Which ones should I buy?

I just purchased the new 08 R1200GS and want to add extra lights, what should I buy?????????

1. I like a compact looking light.
2. Piaa or Touratech HID/FOG???
3. Who has the best quality?
4. Should I install one HID on one side and FOG on the other?
5. Does it make much differance what side you mount your lights? FOG on the right or on the left?? I live in North America and ride on the right side of the road.

Any advice would be great.

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another option

I had the halogen buld touratech lights that are Hella micro DE's They were pretty good but I have converted to HID with kit from HID50.com 50 watt HID lighting

The micro DE's aren't a simple bulb swap you need little disc plated that hid50 do. the cost of the lamps and conversion was less than the touratech HID kit.

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The Piaa ones are nice but quite expensive. Do you need HID?
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If you're after a ceah-o solution:

BLING LIGHTS

Nice exchange rate makes it even better at the moment.
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Nice..... now just......

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If you're after a ceah-o solution:

BLING LIGHTS

Nice exchange rate makes it even better at the moment.
Nice... Now just replace the 35w Halogen Bulbs with 55 watt HID EYEBALL FRYING UNITS and you have REAL BLING LIGHTS!!!

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Bjorn

I like these lights do you have them?

if you do, do you know if it is possible to change the bulbs over to 55W? or would they melt the plasitcs?

or any one else know??
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..If you want to go at africa I don't think could be easy get spare parts for HDI.. but for halogen ones.. you get bulb all around..
Problem whit this lights is a little fragile sometimes..
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fragile ohh dont like the sound of that, I have a Yamaha XT660R that vibrates alot so i dont know if these would last too long. And at the moment my africa trip and be cancelled so i am looking at touring europe for a month + but still gonna do some off roading in spain and others.
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