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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-09-2014, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
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HID Conversion

So i just got a HID conversion(http://www.motorcyclehidxenonlights....-Xenon-Lights/) got the 6000k like everyone recommends. Its got two bulbs what i assume is a halogen since it has a coil in it and then the HID bulb, those who have done the conversion that have halogen and HID which do you set as the low beam and as the high? Also i've read that you need a crystal cut headlight instead of the stock headlight anyone have any recommendations as to the one to get?

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I used the stock head and no problems, it may be brighter with the crysal cut but its still way brighter than bone stock bulbs. pretty sure I could light up a football field with mine. as for high lows, I just plug it in and used it, its backwards my high is halogen and my low is hid but it didnt concern me enough to swap it. its bright but I have never been brighted by another vehicle with my hid on either

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acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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I started with the stock housing. Then I purchased a modern lense & apoxied it to the stock housing.

The original setup uses the glass to direct & control the light.
The modern style uses the housing to direct the light pattern.

With the original glass I found the light to go everywhere.
The modern style focused the light more onto the road, where I needed it.
To fully take advantage of a hid conversion. I also suggest changing the housing.
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I would have to check it out. I know stock lit up the side of the roads really well which is where I needed it commuting at night in the country and route 32 it helped me spot the deer on the sides of the roads really well. out in the country its still a crap shoot and had to go slow because they dart out of the woods pretty quickly, the highways are awesome though. I'd still like a comparison with the other lens

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42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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I started with the stock housing. Then I purchased a modern lense & apoxied it to the stock housing.

The original setup uses the glass to direct & control the light.
The modern style uses the housing to direct the light pattern.

With the original glass I found the light to go everywhere.
The modern style focused the light more onto the road, where I needed it.
To fully take advantage of a hid conversion. I also suggest changing the housing.
What size lens do i need to get? mine shooting me a link to the one you bought?

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Sorry, I couldnt send a link now. It's been too long. But I could do you one better.
want to buy mine? I've got a new bike & I'm slowly parting her out.
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Sorry, I couldnt send a link now. It's been too long. But I could do you one better.
want to buy mine? I've got a new bike & I'm slowly parting her out.
how much?

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Pm me your email & I'll shoot you a pic & a price this evening after work.
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Sorry, I couldnt send a link now. It's been too long. But I could do you one better.
want to buy mine? I've got a new bike & I'm slowly parting her out.
wow, cant believe you are parting that out after all you've done to it, what happened, what did I miss?

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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I am going to stir in it a little wib. He got tired of having an old bike with a lot of new stuff on it and chasing one problem after another and moved on to something different and more suited to his needs. As for the headlight being backwards withe hid unit wired up plug and play ,it is designed that way so the Reserve lighting unit will see resistance across the halogen bulb's filament because the hid bulb has no filament,just gas. Kinda like me




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