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post #1 of 2 Old Mar 18th, 2007, 10:28 pm Thread Starter
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Xeon HID Lighting on 99 R1100RT

Has anyone changed their Halogen H4 bulb to a HID Xeon kit for their R1100RT?

There appear to be two types at CQlight.ca

There is a H4 Bi-Xenon 5000K Motorcycle HID Kit and a
H4(9003, HB2) Hi/Lo 5000K Motorcycle HID Kit.

I have the CQ kit on my 2005 K1200Lt and it works great.

Anyone have any expereince on a BMW R1100RT?

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post #2 of 2 Old Mar 19th, 2007, 12:59 pm
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Technically the BI-Xenon makes more sense because the lamp is always "hot" so there is no delay when switching to Hi such as experienced on separate HID Hi and Lo beams. Also both Hi and Lo are HID (on the same bulb).
On the down side there is only 1 bulb on the BI-Xenon, and in case of a failure you do not have the other beam to see you home, although you can carry a spare.
The other model only offers HID Lo beam and a standard halogen bulb provides light for the Hi beam.
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