Broken Headlight Replacement?



10 replies to this topic
  • galant2nr

Posted December 14, 2003 - 02:29 PM

#1

Ok, So I made the mistake of letting a friend on a Raptor get in front of me on a gravel road and he broke out my headlight with a rock. What is my best (read cheapest) course of action to it replaced? I like the look of the Acerbis lights but can I just replace the lens on my OEM light? What kind of price difference am I looking at? My local Yamy dealer are theives so I would rather not go through them.
Thanks for your help.

  • PBDBLUE

Posted December 14, 2003 - 03:06 PM

#2

Stock replacement is about $105 at Powersportspro.com. How about Ebay or the TT Parts for Sale forum?

  • Math

Posted December 14, 2003 - 07:30 PM

#3

I'll try to post pictures of my homemaid front light guard. I really needed such a thing because my friend his riding a BRP with a 140 S12.... It takes you minutes to fabric and install and saves big monney.

  • tvawr450

Posted December 15, 2003 - 05:23 PM

#4

I just installed the acerbis diamond headlight assembly.The price for just the light was 107.00 can. up here from yamaha and I bought the complete acerbis unit for 119.00.The acerbis has two flood lights and one pencil beam.It works really good and looks great too!! :) :D

Todd

  • cmore

Posted December 16, 2003 - 01:56 PM

#5

I smashed mine about a year ago, I replaced with acerbis DHH style ( side by side), 90$ wire one light hot all time. the other is wired to the oem light switch. works for me in the dark. :)

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  • Rattler88

Posted December 17, 2003 - 04:09 PM

#6

I just removed mine,so if you want one let me know it's
in new condition,works,and has no scratches.
I have Quad for night rides.

Jerry :) :D :D

  • ETP

Posted December 17, 2003 - 06:52 PM

#7

I heard that an aftermarket truck fog light metal guard can mount right over the stock light to protect it. Should cost about 5 bucks. Anyone tried this yet?

  • spizz5

Posted December 17, 2003 - 07:36 PM

#8

I broke mine this summer and yamaha does not sell the lens only. youy have to buy the entire headlight assembly at $96

  • Eagle426

Posted December 18, 2003 - 02:00 PM

#9

Go to AUTOZONE and look in the driving lights section. They sell a replacement "lens" that is almost exactly the same size. If my memory serves me correctly, it was is made by BLAZER and comes in a pinkish/purple box. The heighth of the lens is the same, but the width is about 1/8 inch short. Buy the lense for $3.99 and a tube of clear windshield adhesive for $1.99 and you are set to go. The hardest part is getting the old lens out and all the factory glue/ glass particles cleaned up. There is a metal ring that surrounds the seam, just bend the tabs out of the way, remove it, and scrape/ pick the surface clean. Honestly, you cannot even tell it is not OEM! It is not all that much work, but it is a hell of a lot cheaper than $100 for a new assembly! :)

  • galant2nr

Posted December 19, 2003 - 10:20 AM

#10

Thanks Eagle, I will look into that. I plan to spend my $100 on a 450 cam, not a headlight.

  • jim-in-so-ore

Posted December 24, 2003 - 07:18 AM

#11

Right now Dec. 24 @7:15 am there is a stock headlight on ebay and last bid was $31.00
Jim




 
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