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Old 07-14-2011, 01:15 PM   #23324
duanew1
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Originally Posted by Oh2RideMore View Post
So a year later my impression of adding HID bulb to the factory bulb holder on wr250r is DONT DO IT. The shallow basket of the WR does not make a good light pattern, and allows the heat from the bulb,higher than a halogen bulb, to erode/burn off the reflector coating on basket.
I am glad for the review. This is something that I was wanting to do and was wondering if it would work well. I was going to get a super cheap kit to try out. Scratch that idea.

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Originally Posted by Oh2RideMore View Post
I would love to get some led spots or a focused beam projector headlamp for the WR, but have not found one for a good price. Coming from the dual beam deep basket reflectors of the vstrom, the WR just does not put out enough light. More like a flood than a defined beam. Show us those pics of the lynx light pattern.
There are some retrofit projectors shown on this page:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...309439&page=45

They have a kit on their site for the conversion kits for $225. It might be a little expensive, but it is supposed to be of the highest quality and the pics show a great beam pattern.

also here:
http://www.futurevisionhid.com/produ...ector-kit.html
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