Puch lighting issue

I dont know if american puch maxi lighting is exactly the same as i see a lot of enormous rear light cases on american mopeds, but i have the problem that my rear lightbulbs keep burning through.

I currently use 12v3w bulbs which work better than the normal 6v ones but they still break after a few days of riding.

Any thoughts on what to do?

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Overpriced Parts /

Run Voltage regulator .

Most American puchs have a 4 coil 6 wire self regulating

Ignition that has a coil for ignition, coil for headlight/speedo light(21w), a coil for tail light(5w)and a coil for brakelight (10w)

Most Euro bikes don't run this great system

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Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield /

LEDs. I've got over 1,000 miles on mine and I don't even bother with an AC/DC rectifier.

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(Casserollers) Luke Wrote:

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> LEDs. I've got over 1,000 miles on mine and I

> don't even bother with an AC/DC rectifier.

1000 miles is a few weeks of riding.

It is for me at least

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Luke “Funkenet” Hosfield /

Hell, IDK I don't have and Odometer, I've gotten 2 seasons on mine.

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put in a 12v5w bulb and it has worked for over 400 miles now

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Brent Bublitz /

Ken Roff Wrote:

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> (Casserollers) Luke Wrote:

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> > LEDs. I've got over 1,000 miles on mine and I

> > don't even bother with an AC/DC rectifier.

> 1000 miles is a few weeks of riding.

> It is for me at least

LED's are often rated at 50,000 hours +

I use the Harbor Freight lights all the time. Just gut them and stuff into a better housing. This is a boat marker I converted. (edited)

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Looks good!

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Search HQRP LED bulb on Ebay. I got 2 of them. They have held up quite well on my Mqxi with no regulator. Not all LED bulbs are the same. This was my third try, and finally these ones work well. They have a 10-30 volt range listed, but they fire up just fine in the 6 volt system.

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timothy rendall /

Hello I had the same problem on my mad maxi I ended up rewiring the whole ped including a new switch.

I use 6v 18/18 wat bulb at the front and a 12v 4v bulb in the rear.

This has been tried and tested now for over a year as i use the ped to got to work in all wether. I do how ever always have a spare bulbs just in case, you never know!

The high volt read bulb will act as a resistor and put more current though the front bulb so to stop the front blowing you will need a higher watt bulb up front.

Also when switching from high to low, there will be a over surge to the rear bulb

The rear bulb is always on when the lights are on but the front will momentarily

be without power when switching, this will in turn give the all the lighting power to the rear bulb! that's about 17watts !

I found that even with the 12v rear bulb it would blow. It was only when i did the rewire and new switch it stopped blowing the 12v bulb.

It still blows the 6v ones even now.

I hope all this helps :)

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timothy rendall Wrote:

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> Hello I had the same problem on my mad maxi I

> ended up rewiring the whole ped including a new

> switch.

> I use 6v 18/18 wat bulb at the front and a 12v 4v

> bulb in the rear.

> This has been tried and tested now for over a year

> as i use the ped to got to work in all wether. I

> do how ever always have a spare bulbs just in

> case, you never know!

>

> The high volt read bulb will act as a resistor and

> put more current though the front bulb so to stop

> the front blowing you will need a higher watt bulb

> up front.

> Also when switching from high to low, there will

> be a over surge to the rear bulb

> The rear bulb is always on when the lights are on

> but the front will momentarily

> be without power when switching, this will in turn

> give the all the lighting power to the rear bulb!

> that's about 17watts !

> I found that even with the 12v rear bulb it would

> blow. It was only when i did the rewire and new

> switch it stopped blowing the 12v bulb.

> It still blows the 6v ones even now.

> I hope all this helps :)

Probably 2 wire or 5 wire ^ stator

6 wire three phase system most times bulbs last a long time

Sometimes the taillight coil (10w) puts out a little more juice and a 15w bulb is

Needed

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