Bantam Bulb List

We have compiled tables showing which bulbs each Bantam requires. For most bantam electrical parts we need to know if the bike is AC (alternating current) otherwise known as direct lighting (without a battery) or DC (direct current) known as battery lighting.

D1-3

Model x D1 D1 D1/3 D1/3/5 x D1 D1/3 D1/5 D3
Year x 1948-50 1951-53 1954-55 1956-63 x 1950-53 1954-55 1956-63 1956-57
x AC AC AC AC x DC DC DC DC
Bulb Headlamp, main x 168 168 168 168 x 168 168 168 168
Bulb Headlamp, pilot x 2.5v .5w 2.5v .5w 2.5v .5w 2.5v .5w x 990 990 988 988
Bulb Tail lamp x 988 988 988 988 x 988 989 988 988
Bulb Stop lamp x 990 x 2 x 990 x 2 990 x 2
Bulb Speedometer x 6.5v 1.95w 6.5v 1.95w 6V 1.8w x 6.5v 1.95w 6.5v 1.95w 6V 1.8w 6V 1.8w

D7, not GPO

Model x D7 D7 x D7 D7 x D7 D7 D7 D7 D7
Model x x x Trial/Pastoral Trial/Pastoral
Year x 1959-62 1963-66 x 1959-62 1963-66 x 1959-62 1963-65 1966 1962 1963-65
x AC AC x DC DC x AC/DC AC/DC AC/DC AC AC
Bulb Headlamp, main x 168 168 x 168 168 x 168 168 168 168 168
Bulb Headlamp, pilot x 2.5v .5w 2.5v .5w x 990 990 x 990 990 990 2.5v .5w 2.5v .5w
Bulb Tail lamp x 988 988 x 988 988 x 988 6v 18/3w 6v 18/3w 988 988
Bulb Stop lamp x MES 6v 6w x 2 MES 6v 6w x 2 x 990 x 2 990 x 2 x MES 6v 6w x 2 MES 6v 6w x 2 MES 6v 6w x 2 MES 6v 6w x 2 MES 6v 6w x 3
Bulb Speedometer x 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w x 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w x 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w 6v 1.8w

D7 GPO, D10, D14, D or B175

Model x D7 x D10P D10B/Sp D10Si/Su x D14 D14 D14-4B/D14B D14S D175B
Model x GPO x Pastoral Bushman/Sports Silver/Supreme x Bushman Sports Bushman
Year x 1967 x 1967 1967 1967 x 1967 1968 1968 1968 1969-70
x DC x AC DC DC x DC DC AC DC AC
Bulb Headlamp, main x 168 x 312 312 312 x 312 312 312 312 312
Bulb Headlamp, pilot x 990 x 990 990 990 x 990 990 990 990 990
Bulb Tail lamp x 988 x 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w x 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w 6v 18/6w
Bulb Stop lamp x 990 x 2 x x
Bulb Speedometer x 6v 1.8w x 6v .6w 6v .6w 6v .6w x 6v .6w 6v .6w 6v .6w 6v .6w 6v .6w