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: Who is going to be the first with a modded headlight?



mrmabry
04-27-2006, 01:31 PM
Anyone photochopped any ideas yet?

300CREW
04-27-2006, 02:28 PM
Here is a quick and dirty photochopped m109r with a traditional headlight. Borrowed from the c90.


http://www.xthorn.com/images/m109rwth.jpg

Seabee68
04-27-2006, 02:31 PM
I personally love the way it looks now ,i wouldn't mess with it ,it sets it apart from all the other cruisers. My 2 cents.

Dan

300CREW
04-27-2006, 02:36 PM
Actually the headlight is too high. This may be a better representation.

http://www.xthorn.com/images/m109rwth2.jpg

HalGreenlee
04-27-2006, 02:51 PM
I have thought about it but in real life the risers are so big (tall) that it ends up looking funky (in my opinion). Still might try it though.

Silver M10niner
04-27-2006, 05:15 PM
The headlight on the M109 is awesome and deffently an eye catcher. If I ever changed it out it would have to be more unique then the original. My 3 cents

phaed
04-27-2006, 05:20 PM
i don't plan on changing it, as i really like it as is. only mod i've thought about on it is putting a small woofer (not really visible) in the back of it for a small speaker system. i don't care much for headphones while riding.

jerbear
04-28-2006, 08:17 AM
There's an awful lot of stuff besides headlight hiding behind that fairing. It won't be a simple take one off and put the other on. In some ways, the 109 headlight cowl is like the VTX 1800 headlight, it captures the bike's character.
I'll leave that area alone, for now anyway.
Jer

300CREW
04-28-2006, 08:30 AM
I think swapping out the headlight makes it look common.

Lamonster
04-28-2006, 08:47 AM
I think swapping out the headlight makes it look common.


I agree. Seems some folks hate it but just like the VTX headlight it gives it identity.

traysvega
04-28-2006, 08:58 AM
Agree....at first I wasnt real happy with it,,but its grown on me,,and like was said gives it its own identity...I wont be changing it either... :D

Joshua_109
04-28-2006, 10:20 AM
Thats a big reason I bought the bike! It is like nothing else out there! I wanted something unique and different from everyone else! It sets this bike apart from anything on the market! If I changed the headlight I'd just be fitting in with all the other cruisers! I'm leaving that alone! 8)

rynosback
04-28-2006, 05:26 PM
Agree....at first I wasnt real happy with it,,but its grown on me,,and like was said gives it its own identity...I wont be changing it either... :D
I think a lot of guys/gals feel the same way, I know I do.

DBL.G
04-28-2006, 05:27 PM
Only thing I plan on changing about the headlight is going to a Xenon HID bulb.

wildwolf
04-29-2006, 10:24 AM
Thats a big reason I bought the bike! It is like nothing else out there! I wanted something unique and different from everyone else! It sets this bike apart from anything on the market!* If I changed the headlight I'd just be fitting in with all the other cruisers! I'm leaving that alone!* *8)


I wanted something unique on my vs800, something that set me apart from all the other vs800 riders out there as well.

So I ditched the 3.2 gallon tank and bought a custom 6 gallon tank for it and had a custom paint job done. It's definitely "me" now. :D

I didn't like the light on the m109 originally, I'm not sure if it could grow on me or not. Heck for that matter, I'm not even sure I can ride one easily enough.
My 800 = 443 dry weight, the m109 is ~697 right? Big difference to a little dude. I got a lotta weight, but it's me, not the bike. ::)

I am only 5'8" and although I currently weigh about 218, I'm in the process of dropping that back to where I need to be (160-165) for my heigh/health. I've got a short inseam as well (~29"). Anybody of you m109 riders short like me? Oh...and I'm a wuss. :joke: Don't work out, never did, and my 3 inch pythons will attest to it.

toneout
04-29-2006, 11:00 AM
You have got to be strong enough to hold on during acceleration!