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Changing dash bulbs.

I need to change a bulb on my dash and just to be sure I will change them all to avoid taking of the front fairing another 10 times.... I am thinking of using 3w bulbs (as used in the warning lights) for the rev counter and the left and right display in stead of the stock 2w bulbs. Does anybody know if chaging these lights from 2w to 3w will cause any problems?

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I know they only go in one way.......Talk to GR he replaced his recently and did alot of research,

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