|01-16-2007, 03:03 PM||#1|
Airhead headlight protectors r65-r100(DIY)
I came accross a nice little setup and I thought I'd share. This was done on an r80st but the headlight is similar accross a range of airheads. r65-r100 I believe)
I found some crome mesh headlight covers from classic Jaguars that just so happen to fit perfectly on my airhead with the right modification.
You can pick up the gaurds here:
You'll get an extra set for replacement or for a friend. This is a really slick set up that allows easy removal. Plus it looks cool.
-Take the mounting brakets that come with the mesh cover and a pair of needlenose pliers and add an extra bend to clip into the inside of chrome headlight lense.
-Flatten the bottom part of the bracket with the hole.
-The leftover (from the clip, to the bottom with the hole should be the same length as the inside of the headlight rim.)
-Use 3 or 4 clips. I liked the look with 3. In addition add a bit of electrical tape or liquid gasket if your worried about vibrations on your chrome headlight rim. I found that, in hindsight, I didn't need it as the set up fits tight enough that there is little vibration against the chrome while running.
Presto, one headlight cover. And an extra for a friend. Not a bad price either if you can get the friend to buy it from you.
I have an extra setup if anyone is interested (Already modified). Just make an offer and I'll send it out. (PM me)
SFmax screwed with this post 01-16-2007 at 03:09 PM
|01-16-2007, 03:13 PM||#4|
Joined: Jun 2006
Location: Viginia Mountains
it looks like you're trying to keep someone from breaking into your headlight!
it'll be an adventure!
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