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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-07-2006, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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headlight mods?

Is there nothing out there that we can do to make a cooler looking headlight other than put a differant color bulb in it.....like a custom headlight cover or something along those lines? I dont want to buy a front fairing without a headlight in it and fabricate something out of it. Just use the one I have and make it more aggressive looking. Any ideas? I looked everywhere.
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A viynl cover with two circle cut outs should do it.
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you could do an HID conversion. bring money though, its 3-400 bucks
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did you check out www.streetfighters-usa.com. they have alot of mods for ex500's, handlebar conversion kits, street-fighter fairings, exhaust, just enter kawasaki ex500 and see what pops up, i'm thikning about going this route too, for a custom look.
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what kind of HID conversions can you do? can you buy a whole headlight assembly, or is theonly option to get a rebased HID bulbin teh stock housing?
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it goes in the stock housingand fits in an h4 socket but i havent seen the actual kit. this company http://www.electrosport.com/ makes them but they arent on the website yet. if you call and ask for paul they should be able to get you set up
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well first im gonna get a bike, THEN ill buy some headlights

i found a bi-xenon H4 base set on ebay that looks pretty decent. do they have beam scatter issues with HID bulbs?
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fastex... here's a thread with photos of a 500 with a home grown headlight mod.
http://www.KawiForums.com/forum/topi...TOPIC_ID=36409

personally, i like the square front light look. i'm also an anime / hentai junky, so that might explain alot!
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well first im gonna get a bike, THEN ill buy some headlights

i found a bi-xenon H4 base set on ebay that looks pretty decent. do they have beam scatter issues with HID bulbs?

no, the HID beam is almost laser tight. it aimed correctly it can project light brighter then your regular high beam and not blind other drivers because the light can be controlled. i was thinking about it and i found this site that sells H4 kits (for bikes) and they have a good explination on HID

http://www.gohid.com/information.php#whid
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i know that headlight designed for HID's have an awesome beam pattern, but the problem usually is when you use a halogen housing, and using an HID bulb which almsot always results in beam scatter. if this isnt the case, then awesome!

does anyeon sell a 55w HID kit, or jstu 35W?
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