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post #1 of 3 Old 01-05-2021, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
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Projector Headlight Retrofit

Well I'm undertaking a project... stay tuned lol

Sourced some 2002 S2000 hardware: the projector, OEM ballast and bulb.. we'll see if I can make it work. In retrospect I don't know why I went with the OEM ballast- its much larger than necessary and it may not be feasible to fit on the bike.
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Is the s2000 housing a bi-xenon projector? Wouldn't it also be a bit large for the 919 housing? Years ago I went with a 35W kit from ddmtuning which worked pretty well and was compact. You could probably pick up a smaller kit from theretrofitsource or some other place.

It's going to be a lot of work to retrofit a projector housing. I tried on my first 919 and used a headlight from a ltr450 since the 919 didn't fit. Eventually I went to a 2004 599 headlight which provided excellent performance better than the HIDs even using a halogen bulb. I also did a bi-xenon projector retrofit on my cbr600rr using a kit from TRS which performed very well. It was a ton of work though and on my current 919 I just went with an off the shelf LED projector headlight which puts out great light and was almost plug and play.

Good luck and post up if you need help.

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It really shouldn't be that hard... the opening for the projector will have to be widened, but it looks like it will fit great. The problem is going to be finding a place to mount the ballast.

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