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Legend headlight conversion.

I just discovered that my '00 Legend is equipped with a sealed beam headlight, not a european H-4 bulb. Has anyone converted one of these over to H-4 ? What fits in the existing bucket and trim ring ? ...J.D.
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It should have come with a H4 fitment as stock, it seems someone switched it. Any 7" round H4 reflector unit should fit.

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Were they originally 60/55 watt ? Does not suprise me it has been changed. Seen some funny things on this bike. Just trying to bring it back up to acceptable standards while leaving it pretty much original looking. ...J.D.
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I actually have a led low and high beam sealed unit from trucklite that's a plug and play. Totally worth the upgrade. $170 and a 3 year warranty but this is better than any led spread I've seen.




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I like that LED, Zee!


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I'm going to try to find a used H-4 setup for this bike. It is kind of a budget project. I picked this bike up pretty cheap. I want to turn it over in the future. I also have several H-4 bulbs on the shelf. ...J.D.
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Were they originally 60/55 watt ? Does not suprise me it has been changed. Seen some funny things on this bike. Just trying to bring it back up to acceptable standards while leaving it pretty much original looking. ...J.D.
Yep, standard H4 bulb is 60/55w. You should be able to find a reflector easily but if you're selling the bike you probably want a cheap one. Something like a Cibie is good but a lot more $.

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If you're just going to flip it, why mess with the sealed beam? You'll never make your investment back.

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If you think you are really going to make any profit flipping old motorcycles, you are in for a big suprize. That is just not going to happen in most cases. My view of it is I buy something I want to play with and enjoy it for a few years. What I put in to it is just the cost of my having fun. I also in good conscience cannot sell something to another that has serious flaws. It is just a hobby for me. ...J.D.
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