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Hello all,
I just bought a new bulb for my GS at pepboys. Sylvania model H7, I figured it would be a little less expensive than the beemer dealer. My question is this. When I was installing it I noticed the stocker was 12v 55w and the new one is 12.8v 55w. I'm not too educated about all things electrical. I turned it on and everything works. Is it going to be OK to have the 12.8v bulb installed on the bike? Will it screw anything up? Thanks for any replies, I need a little education in all things voltage. :)
 

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I suspect it is nothing more than a labeling difference. Neither has much to do with the actual voltage applied to the bulb when the bike is running down the road (closer to 14 than to 12).

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