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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-08-2011, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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Headlight size.

I know someone will say leave it alone you've only just got it but, I'm not too keen on the small size of the headlight, aesthetics not candle power. I think it's too small for the bike and protrudes forwards a touch too far. This may be all the rage in Arlen Ness' studio but not in mine. I wouldn't want to change over to the Storm's twin headlights either.
I had a VT1100 Shadow once with a similar small headlight and managed to change it for a bigger one which was a big (pun!) improvement.
Has anyone carried out a headlight change to a larger one or at least modified the mounting to move it back a bit, which looks easier?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-08-2011, 12:46 PM
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Some have used the light from the america or speedmaster. But give it time b4 you do this. I felt the same way as you but quickly came to appreciate it and like the look. I'm not saying you will feel the same in time, but you might so give it time first and if you still feel the same go for it.
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