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Old 11-08-2016, 11:20 AM   #1
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Headlights for Kawi ninja 300?

So I went for a nice little 4 hour ride after work yesterday and I ended up on some pretty dark roads. I found out real quick that my headlights are dim as , so I'm looking to upgrade to something better. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 11-08-2016, 11:44 AM   #2
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bulb upgrade or projector retrofit.
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Old 11-08-2016, 12:36 PM   #3
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Are they adjusted properly?
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Old 11-08-2016, 01:20 PM   #4
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Are they adjusted properly?

... I don't know. Didn't even know headlights were adjustable.
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Old 11-08-2016, 01:23 PM   #5
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I'm looking for good brand name bulbs but I'm not sure what other options I have either.
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Old 11-08-2016, 01:56 PM   #6
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Silvania silverstars aint bad.
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Old 11-08-2016, 02:44 PM   #7
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The silverstars are not bad at all. I use the Philips moto vision bulbs. They have a orange yellow tint to them whereas the silverstars are more white in light.
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... I don't know. Didn't even know headlights were adjustable.

If the suspension was lowered or raised the headlights will be out of whack.
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Old 11-08-2016, 11:31 PM   #9
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If the suspension was lowered or raised the headlights will be out of whack.

Suspension hasn't been adjusted.
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Suspension hasn't been adjusted.
Another thing to take into consideration, bikes are made with a certain rider in mind, I.E. weight, height, etc... If you fall outside of the parameters, (about 150 lbs, japanese, for sport bikes) pretty much everything is buggered. Headlight aiming on motorcycles, is done with the rider in the saddle.

Here's a quick primer:
http://www.headwinds.com/mm5/merchan...gory_Code=0610

A google search for motorcycle headlight aiming will return enough information to get it done, properly.
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Headlight can just be off from the dealer. They don't always check that alignment when they prep a bike. My FZ09 was set up to light up the tops of the trees on the side of the road really, really well...
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would be funny if she was wearing a tinted visor at night.
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Either RacerX or the friend of his that also rides a white ducati monster had these cool LED spotlights mounted. Relatively small too, about 1 to 1.5 inch cubes. That might be another idea to get more of the road lit up. I have those types of lights on the adventure bike.
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Old 04-10-2017, 12:32 PM   #14
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Just get HIDs
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So much this. Do the whole shebang. New projectors and all that. I've recently started work on my '07 ZX6R, with a Bkmoto kit. I've only bench tested it in my living room, but sweet tap dancing Christ, it's bright as . It's not too hard to do, opening the headlights is the hardest part. I'm willing to lend a hand, if you want to give it a shot. I had a cheap Chinese HID bulb with ballast, in my original halogen housing, and it was mediocre, at best. Added bonus, it runs both lights at the same time, so no more motorists chasing me down to let me know a headlight is out.
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