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Time for me to decide (soon, like in this week) if to change over my 1986 Kawasaki GPZ 900 to LED or stay with filament bulbs.

I suppose the lower current draw of LEDs are better for the charging system?

On the headlight issue I value depth of projection over everything. Since LED headlights are blinding to others when aimed closer to horizonal I wonder if sticking with a good filament bulb is a better option for all concerned?

Also is anyone here running auxillary driving lights on a sport bike? Pics and recommendations appreciated. I ride fast and want the best vision possible.
 

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Your charging system won't care what the bulbs draw. It produces more than the bike needs. Your R/R is there in part to convert the excess into heat (hence the cooling fins).
 

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Changed over to red LEDS 4-5 years ago. Great mod

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Turn signals may require an LED-specific flasher.
 

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Turn signals may require an LED-specific flasher.

I needed one for my 64 dart when I switched over, but not for my ZX-11. Put the bulbs in and off I went.... with that being said my TS bulbs in the fairing were still old school. Meter TS indicator bulbs were LED
 

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I swapped out the signal bulbs for LED's on the ZX-14 and I had to add an LED-friendly flasher unit. BTW, the LED-friendly flasher would still be compatible should you need to switch back to incandescent.
 
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