Headlight Replacement


26 replies to this topic
  • TeXR

Posted August 01, 2007 - 09:11 PM

#1

Other than the expensive stock headlight, does anyone have a cheaper solution from an aftermarket source? Broke my second one and at $100 a pop...well. Any source for a wire sreen that can be put over the replacement? Thanks!

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 12:19 AM

#2

Those headlights (just the glass) cost us about $US25 over here.

You can cut some thin perspex to required size and attach it to the glass using velcro tabs. Shouldn't cost more than $5 to do.

  • PBDBLUE

Posted August 02, 2007 - 05:20 AM

#3

Try Zanotti or the TT OEM store. Should be about $65. Baja Designs sells the stainless wire cover.

  • bg10459

Posted August 02, 2007 - 05:53 AM

#4

I bought this for my WR headlight and I've used it for 3 hare scrambles, a 200 mile dual sport and a few trail rides. It hasn't taken any direct hits from golf ball sized rocks, but I'm sure it's been hit with something.

X-PEL

$10 bought me enough to cover 4 headlights. It's 40 mil thick and made by 3M. I'm pretty sure it's the same as the Dual Star stuff.

Keep checking ebay for a replacement light, though. I got a near mint headlight and shroud for about $40.

Click the bulk film link for pricing by the sq. in. ($0.11/sq. in.):thumbsup:

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted August 02, 2007 - 07:02 AM

#5

Those headlights (just the glass) cost us about $US25 over here.

You can cut some thin perspex to required size and attach it to the glass using velcro tabs. Shouldn't cost more than $5 to do.


do you have a part number for the glass i need to replace mine!

  • bg10459

Posted August 02, 2007 - 07:26 AM

#6

do you have a part number for the glass i need to replace mine!

For '03 to '06 (I think:excuseme: ) 5BF-84310-00-00.

  • taksx

Posted August 02, 2007 - 07:31 AM

#7

I broke mine about a month ago as well. New one cost me $75 at my local shop.
PDBLUE is right Baja Designs does sell the wire mesh cover for the WR dimensions, I think it sells for around $11...cheep insurance!

The 40 mil plexi (sp?) glass would be the hot ticket if you're not riding at night and depending on you're light as a visual source, but I'm sure somebody here will say why don't you just take you're light off if you're racing...

Eddie :thumbsup:

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 07:49 AM

#8

I think he ment 4mm!

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted August 02, 2007 - 07:51 AM

#9

For '03 to '06 (I think:excuseme: ) 5BF-84310-00-00.


didnt work

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 08:03 AM

#10

whole unit:
5BF-84310-01-00

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  • Just_a_trail_rider

Posted August 02, 2007 - 08:09 AM

#11

It will cost you less than $1 for a small piece of plexiglass to velcro over your light cover. Go to you local plastic shop.

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted August 02, 2007 - 08:15 AM

#12

whole unit:
5BF-84310-01-00


i looked up the part number for the whole unit (not including blue plastic) and it was like 75 bucks. how do you guys get it for 25?

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 08:26 AM

#13

Just the light for $30 Aussie dollars.
The whole unit is $100 Australian dollars.

Both from here (got catalogue in front of me), but only whole unit advertised online:
http://www.ballards....ory/227/GENUINE

  • SXP

Posted August 02, 2007 - 01:06 PM

#14

Just the light for $30 Aussie dollars.
The whole unit is $100 Australian dollars.

Both from here (got catalogue in front of me), but only whole unit advertised online:
http://www.ballards....ory/227/GENUINE


Mutu - Can you get me a price on the 07 headlight - the Aussie/Euro version (bigger than the US). I would love to get my hands on one of them. Thanks.

  • bg10459

Posted August 02, 2007 - 01:26 PM

#15

I think he ment 4mm!

No. A "mil" is .001". 40 mil is .040" This stuff is an adhesive film, not plexiglass, and it's completely clear. You wouldn't know I had it unless I told you.

So far, so good, but I'll be sure to post up if it ever does break.

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 06:25 PM

#16

Mutu - Can you get me a price on the 07 headlight - the Aussie/Euro version (bigger than the US). I would love to get my hands on one of them. Thanks.

I'll PM you and put you on to one of my contacts that gets OEM parts direct from japan! :thumbsup:

  • 123BigcoopDawg576

Posted August 02, 2007 - 06:45 PM

#17

I'll PM you and put you on to one of my contacts that gets OEM parts direct from japan! :thumbsup:


can you do the same for me as well?

  • Mutu

Posted August 02, 2007 - 06:54 PM

#18

can you do the same for me as well?

I'll send you the exact same PM. :ride:

  • Woodshop

Posted August 02, 2007 - 08:01 PM

#19

I have plexie glass and the screen mounted bout 1/2 inch out away from head light on pieces of 1/2 inch rubber tubing works great check out my garage on my WR:thumbsup:

  • bicyclebob

Posted August 04, 2007 - 09:09 PM

#20

Why not build you own? Here's mine.
http://s180.photobuc...eadlight001.jpg
http://s180.photobuc...eadlight002.jpg




 
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