Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by davebike » Sat May 10, 2014 8:14 am

Last box I had were some one way some the other !!!
Chinese quality control :lol: :lol:
at least they all worked

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by krazy kev » Sat May 10, 2014 9:07 pm

Black Sheep Radical wrote:
krazy kev wrote:it might be possible that this does not happen with all bulbs so check before swapping the cables in case the bulb is ok
(like those 12V ignition switches with the wires the wrong way round).
if you think that is bad i managed to fit a five wire switch to my 4 wire loom. its just a matter of removing one of the green earth wires and swapping the multiplugs over by carefully removing the pins from within the block. it took me around 5 minutes and saved me around a tenner. i had the switch for free and it was also new and un-used with 2 keys :D :D

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by bhkeith » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:01 pm

Hi all,
Sorry to dig up an old thread, this is my first post and seemed relevant to what I'm looking for. I have recently bought an 1982 cub 50 and the lighting is poor to say the least. Well, headlight at anyways.

I have some 12v LED floodlights sitting around that I bought for an old Land Rover. My question is can I just mount one of these on off the front mudguard bolt and connect it into the "p" wiring behind the headlamp? Two different LEDs I have are either 10w or 36w from memory.
Or would I be better wiring it to full beam? I was worried of overloading that circuit or blowing the main fuse that way.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by Viper254 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:07 pm

bhkeith wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:01 pm
Hi all,
Sorry to dig up an old thread, this is my first post and seemed relevant to what I'm looking for. I have recently bought an 1982 cub 50 and the lighting is poor to say the least. Well, headlight at anyways.

I have some 12v LED floodlights sitting around that I bought for an old Land Rover. My question is can I just mount one of these on off the front mudguard bolt and connect it into the "p" wiring behind the headlamp? Two different LEDs I have are either 10w or 36w from memory.
Or would I be better wiring it to full beam? I was worried of overloading that circuit or blowing the main fuse that way.

Thanks in advance.
Neither, as they're both AC feeds and they'll break down the diodes after a little while and ruin the lamp.

You'll need to find a (probably black) DC switched live feed and wire into that, although I'm not sure the Cub's electrics would be up to the job...

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by bhkeith » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:21 pm

Ah ok I see. Thanks for the reply. You reckon they won't even be able to run the 10w LED? That's the one I was swaying towards as it shouldn't look too out of place. Think it still said light output was around 800lm.

Thanks again.

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by davebike » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:03 am

12V CUBS DC charge is I believe 8W could be 10 so no way
OOracing do better stators and rotors to provide more power
Me I all DC so different CDI ! but over 75W to play with

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Re: Halogen Headlight Bulbs for 12v C90 Cub.....

Post by onittino3 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:33 pm

bhkeith wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:21 pm
Ah ok I see. Thanks for the reply. You reckon they won't even be able to run the 10w LED? That's the one I was swaying towards as it shouldn't look too out of place. Think it still said light output was around 800lm.

Thanks again.
Both chris and i have been running 2 x 10w cheep Chinese LED spots on each bike directley off of the full beem wires so AC for ovet two years with no issues, yes they will filker on tick over but are okay once the bike hits about 1700 rpm and are really bright too, if you've already got the spots give it ago, loads of peps told me they wouldn't work off A.C. but they do!

Thanks Terry

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