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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-05-2012, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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H/L Visor ?

Hi. having never fitted a headlight visor before,i am unsure what size to order as they seem to range from 4.5" upto 7". Is this the lenth of the visor itself ?,,or is the measurement to do with the headlight size ?..ours are 6.5" across. I have done a search on here to no avail. The reason i wish to fit one is to eliminate some of the H/L Beam away from the screen !.

Thanks for any help here.

ps,,i would prefer to use a visor rather than a trim around the screen.

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Hi. having never fitted a headlight visor before,i am unsure what size to order as they seem to range from 4.5" upto 7". Is this the lenth of the visor itself ?,,or is the measurement to do with the headlight size ?..ours are 6.5" across. I have done a search on here to no avail. The reason i wish to fit one is to eliminate some of the H/L Beam away from the screen !.

Thanks for any help here.

ps,,i would prefer to use a visor rather than a trim around the screen.
I believe the Vulcan headlight is usually refered to as being 7" diameter, and you would need a 7" visor.
I`m sure someone else can confirm this soon.

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Yes, you want a visor for a 7 inch headlight. I had a bit of an issue with the headlight shining light up my windscreen.

The problem caused by having the edge of the screen over the front of the headlight. I solved this by using a short piece of U shaped rubber moulding around the bottom of the windscreen where it surrounded the headlight.

Like this stuff:
http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/knifemaker1954/1490851860/

They also sell rubber edging for car windows and doors that might work.

Another option is just to find a plastic friendly paint and paint the edge of the plastic windscreen. Alot cheaper than a visor.

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Thanks for the info guys. I will order the 7" visor now. I really could not fathom the size out ! . Like i said earlier,i think i would prefer the chrome visor rather than the trim.
Oh,i noticed KM refers them to GAY items,,but i'll live with that..lol.
Once again,,thanks.

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Yes, adding any chrome thing or fancy do-dad that does nothing but look pretty is "gay". And there's nothing wrong with that, I mean no disrespect to those that are in fact Gay. I have Gay friends, I don't let ones sexual tastes interfere with how I think about them.

Its been widely presented that "Gay" folks have a higher driven sense of style. It is in this vein that I use the term "gay" to discribe something that is done for no other reason than style.

Chrome plastic bolt covers are gay. Chrome headlight visors are gay... They don't make the headlight work better, they just look pretty.

Sorry if you aren't happy with me using that term, but that's what I call it.

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Yes, adding any chrome thing or fancy do-dad that does nothing but look pretty is "gay". And there's nothing wrong with that, I mean no disrespect to those that are in fact Gay. I have Gay friends, I don't let ones sexual tastes interfere with how I think about them.

Its been widely presented that "Gay" folks have a higher driven sense of style. It is in this vein that I use the term "gay" to discribe something that is done for no other reason than style.

Chrome plastic bolt covers are gay. Chrome headlight visors are gay... They don't make the headlight work better, they just look pretty.

Sorry if you aren't happy with me using that term, but that's what I call it.
im happy with it !,,,,im straight,but after a gay visor

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Yeah and what about that pink seat you just put on lol
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Yeah and what about that pink seat you just put on lol
Shhhhhh....lol.

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