What a difference HID's make

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  1. captain

    captain Dis in my way! Staff Member Administrator

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    Tonight several of us met at Hooters to have dinner and after we were looking at the bikes. One 08 had low beam HID and the other stock, both had factory high beam. The bike with the HID also has his turn signals set up as running lights and aftermarket mirrors that have turn signals, it made a huge difference in visibility. Here is a couple of pics....
     

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    captain Dis in my way! Staff Member Administrator

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    low beam only
     

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  3. MC MUSTANG

    MC MUSTANG Peace Keeper or Ban Hammer; it's up to you... Staff Member Administrator Registered

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    Pretty dramatic! Nice to see a comparission shot...
     
  4. GIXERHP

    GIXERHP ok, ok...just a wee bit Irish... Donating Member

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    Now thats a selling pic! [​IMG]
     
  5. kennym4

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    Is it me, or does the 08's front look just like it's rear ?   in that pic.

    I love those runing lights !
     
  6. rockadaous

    rockadaous mod-a-holic Donating Member

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    two of the best mods in my opinion [​IMG] look'n good capt'n
     
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    I want one so bad.
     
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    +1
     
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  10. GSXcite

    GSXcite Squirrel Master Donating Member

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    HID is the best $$ I spent on my bike no question! [​IMG]
     
  11. PaceMaster

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    Thanks Cap--- probably the best mod one can do-- being seen is priceless
     
  12. NPD3507

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    Where is a good place to order these HID headlight kits at?
     
  13. raydog

    raydog Enjoying 1 road at a time Donating Member

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    ZenonKing...one of our board sponsors...wait till you install, then have to ride home at midnight on a mountain road...indescribable. Raydog
     
  14. Powers739

    Powers739 Donating Member

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    I can't tell you how much I actually use mine, I almost didn't do the mod thinking I wasn't going to ride much at night, but I was wrong. I love the HID's, they make a world of difference. The blinker mod is cool as well. I have enjoyed both.

    5k Hi and Lo...
     
  15. goodluck

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  16. crepitus

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    might I ask what ones you guys got?
     
  17. SHADiGUY1

    SHADiGUY1 IT IS WHAT IT IS Donating Member

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    i have 6k low and 8k hi
     
  18. BIKE DUDE

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    I want to do this but I've heard a few horror stories about having to mod the socket with a washer or grommet or something. I want a plug and play set up.
     
  19. crepitus

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    i was more wanting to know what brand to go with? who sells the kits?
     
  20. NPD3507

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    I was told Phillips or mcCulloh....
     

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