HID Headlight for Touring models

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by KingHeritage, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. KingHeritage

    KingHeritage Junior Member

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    Last week at Daytona my neighbor had an HID headlight installed on his SG from the boys at Kuryakyn.The cost for this light(less installation)was 500.00.Are they worth it?He says the light performs well but am I missing something here?I'm all for new light technology but this seems to be way overpriced in my book.I can purchase a good halogen bulb for under 15.00.Maybe I'm in the minority here but I think he has more money than brains.JMO
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    I agree with you here, the $11.58 for the 80/100 Osram bulb verses $500 for the HID and I'll bet if you put them side by side, you still couldn't justify the $500 unit.
     
  3. Grillfish

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    I saw those HIDs at the Kuryakyn big tent at Destination Daytona and then heard they were $500. I then thought of Glider's thread about the Osram bulb for $12 and just chuckled. I'd go with Osram and spend the $488 on other items.
     
  4. hobo55

    hobo55 Active Member

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    Are you kidding? If they were 50 times better I can't see that far anyways. Go with the Osram.
     
  5. CalgaryBikeBum

    CalgaryBikeBum Active Member

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    Do I need to change anything else to use the Osram bulbs on my 2000 roadking?
     
  6. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    as long as its the std h4 socket no
     
  7. 09GLDR

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    WOW! That is crazy high, I just installed a HID kit on my 09' Glide from Xenonlink.com, the 6000K model for 75.99 to my door and it was a snap to install. And the differance is unbelivable! A few of my boys saw it riding behind me and ordered them one the next day. 500 bucks??? wow
     
  8. $500!?!?!?!?!? Good lord that is crazy! I'll stick to the $12 bulbs thanks.
     
  9. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    Rich I will stick my neck out here and say that this will be Gliders reply!:D
     
  10. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    $11.58 is better than $75:D