Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Old's Cool > Airheads
User Name
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 02-20-2009, 09:49 AM   #11
Airhead Wrangler OP
Adios Mexico
Airhead Wrangler's Avatar
Joined: Mar 2008
Location: Back in Seattle, FINALLY
Oddometer: 6,570
Originally Posted by RecycledRS
That light is very impressive. Can you give any more info on where you purchased it? Thanks.
Here's the kit I got. Please note that the headlight I was using before the conversion used an H1 bulb meaning it only had one beam, no switchable highbeam. When converting to HIDs you are presented with the dilemma of how to maintain a highbeam as HID lights don't like to be switched on and off repeatedly and can take up to 10-15 seconds to reach full intensity. I just use my driving lights on my crashbars as my highbeam. There are HID kits out there with high beams in them, but from what I've read so far, most of them seem like somewhat sloppy workarounds that aren't really that practical. Then again, who needs a highbeam when your low beam is this bright? If you get them, be sure to get the "slim ballast" as it's MUCH smaller than the regular sized one.

Here's a link to the ebay seller I used:
R80ST Gets The HPN Treatment
Seattle to TDF on an airhead

Current rides: HPN #834, '93 R100GSPD "red rocket", '73 R75/5 Toaster mongrel, '80 Ducati Pantah 500SL, '92 DR350, '67 Honda SS50, '80 Honda Chaly.
Airhead Wrangler is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 01:02 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015