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So... a little background: coming from a 2008 Honda Shadow Spirit 750. The headlight on that bike sucked. That said, the headlight on my new Muscle doesn't even compare to that one... it sucks much worse!

WTF?

Riding at night for the first time ... I have a little tiny dim spot about ten feet in front of me, pointing straight at the ground. No wide beam- no view to the left or right, no nothing, really... A little dot. That's about it.

Is this normal? Are there ways to adjust it?
 

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The headlight on my 2009 Nightrod Special sucks. I would get better light with a flashlight duct taped to my handlebars. I bought a non-Harley projector headlight that I will replace it with, hopefully this Winter. Got to get it powder coated and manufacture or find a mount for it. It will require the removal of the stock headlight fairing, but I don't care.

Another alternative is to buy the new Harley LED headlight for a measly $400...:broke::spank:

http://www.harley-davidson.com/gma/...4309389420&bmUID=1282277141116&bmLocale=en_US


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I have extra DDM Hid kit for both High and low. Light up the night. $30 plus shipping.
 

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DDM HID kits here as well....it's amazing the things you can see ahead of you at night with this set up. Only downfall is the wiring and ballasts take up some room in your airbox depending on what else you have stashed under there. I have the 35w low and 55w high. Rarely do I ever run with my lights on high. They're so bright I feel guilty even on the interstate.
 

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take off your sunglasses:D
Ya know, that is good advice for me actually... I have a built in sun visor in my HJC helmet that I often forget to flip up when riding in the evenings. It's caught me a few times. :)

Thanks for the replies guys, I may look in to the DDM kit at some point.
 

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Just trying to clear out some garage space. When I ordered I bought 2 complete kits.
 

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DDM HID kits here as well....it's amazing the things you can see ahead of you at night with this set up. Only downfall is the wiring and ballasts take up some room in your airbox depending on what else you have stashed under there. I have the 35w low and 55w high. Rarely do I ever run with my lights on high. They're so bright I feel guilty even on the interstate.
I didn't have to put any of it in the airbox. I was able to put both of my ballasts under the battery strap and the ignitor's are behind the left and right covers zip tied to the frame.
 

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I ride with High beam on
 

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I also had the same issue as you, I was even afraid to ride at night because I was always over driving my headlight. This fixed all the light problems with the stock lamp.

I installed a DDM 55W in both HI/Low beam.

This is the way to go. I also ordered my self an extra set of lamps of my low beam so I do not have to wait for a replacement if it goes out.
 

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I just put in the blue/white bulbs in and you can see
 

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DDM's

Which DDM HID kit ( single or dual ballast - 3 choices on DDM web site ) and bulb part number ( type) are required for the Muscle ?

Thanks !
Dual ballasts 55watt. Bright light. $30 + $10 for shipping.
 

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Dual ballasts 55watt. Bright light. $30 + $10 for shipping.
I read in an earlier thread that the H11s don't come with a connector, and you either need to purchase a separate "Deutsch" connector for them or plug the spades directly in to the factory plug and wrap with electrical tape.

Is this still the case?

Thanks
 
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