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post #1 of 14 Old 01-13-2014, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
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Well I changed out my dual headlight bulbs to LED'S ..
I found these at the fleamarket $10.00 each. They were roughly the same size and they had two types one for distance and the other a spread pattern. I took the distance one's. Because I added Arien's heated grips that are 30 watts the led's are only 5 watts I can run both saftely.
This talk forum is amazing & I want to thank everyone for posting all their ideas for led's ...ect.



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Kick butt! Looks great!!

Did you end up using a smoothing capacitor at all?
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Those look really good!!!! Makes me wonder if no hand warmers were there if you could have two more on the intake and a small one on the shoot. You would be a Christmas tree and probably see through your neighbors house!! Did you have to convert ac power to dc power at all. Or did you just wire direct from the two wire pigtail that supplies the original headlamp? In advance, thanks for the feedback.
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Pics of my humble attempt of 55 watt, 12 volt standard fog lights

My attempt with 55 watts dual fog lights
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I used the halogen headlight that was factory on my ariens deluxe 28 and I bought a 2nd one for the left side. When I installed the heated grips it came with a complete harness including the headlight one. The whole thing was plug & play so all I needed was the 2nd headlight. I removed the original headlight bulbs and put in the led's which had the same 2 prong setup. No other Modifications were done except to file down the led light housing to fit the original outer waterproof housing from ariens.
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I used the halogen headlight that was factory on my ariens deluxe 28 and I bought a 2nd one for the left side. When I installed the heated grips it came with a complete harness including the headlight one. The whole thing was plug & play so all I needed was the 2nd headlight. I removed the original headlight bulbs and put in the led's which had the same 2 prong setup. No other Modifications were done except to file down the led light housing to fit the original outer waterproof housing from ariens.
Interesting. This means that they should be powered by AC, but I don't see any flickering. I doubt you have a provision for DC, but you never know I guess. Do you know if they are AC or DC?
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Interesting. This means that they should be powered by AC, but I don't see any flickering. I doubt you have a provision for DC, but you never know I guess. Do you know if they are AC or DC?
I'm interested in this as well, doesn't seem to be flickering?
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I'd make a run to the auto parts store or maybe home depot and pick up some self adhesive clips to route the wires cable in. Make it more professional looking and less likely to snag something.
Might have to wait for a warm day to clean the area and get some good adhesion.




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OK, that makes sense, I bet they have a rectifier built in. Although, I did notice they are not weather-proof. That's something I may be concerned with.
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