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My F'ing Headlights Suck Ass......help?

I'm kicking myself right now for not keeping the LEDs that installed on the Gix before I sold it, those things were like stadium lights! Totally illegal for on road use but put out a shitload of light....

...not that it's dark during my work travels the shitty XB headlights are really showing how bad they really are, even with both of them always on it's not enough...

I was thinking about one of the HID kits but was wondering if I could just put brighter bulbs in it?

I don't want to fuck around and waste time/money like I did on the Gix, I just want to do it right the first time....what would you guys suggest? And what should I look for in a HID kit? If I go that route

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I was thinking about one of the HID kits but was wondering if I could just put brighter bulbs in it? And what should I look for in a HID kit?


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What type of bulb does the XB use?

The cheap HID bulb replacement kits work well, but do scatter a shit load of light when not used inside a proper projector housing.

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What type of bulb does the XB use? .
Like this...


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Just a regular 55w halogen

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the sip of beer I just took just came out of my nose...
That is pretty funny but do we really have to bring him into this?.....oh well here we go....bring on the buell bashing

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^^^ see! He's a bum at this time a day anyway

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^^^ see! He's a bum at this time a day anyway
He only comes out at night!

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Replace the fail headlights (they're worse than the 919) with twin Hella 90mm projectors, one high one low. You can get them in HID compatible versions too.

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Replace the fail headlights (they're worse than the 919) with twin Hella 90mm projectors, one high one low. You can get them in HID compatible versions too.


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Oooooooooh ok

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Or you could buy the JW speaker 8700 evolution head light. I love mine

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If you end up retrofitting any of those do a write up on it! I love to see how those haligens come out.

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