takiasen's 1982 Honda XL 500 R

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Info: Original bulb and lens being dissected for Frankenstein light
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Info: Original bulb cut out of housing with Dremel
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Info: Original bulb safely removed(no eyes were harmed during operation)
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Info: Yup, bulb definitely shot
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Info: Now for donor headlight
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Info: All we want is the mount for the H-4 bulb
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Info: Bad freckling on lens, but we just want the mount(he-he)
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Info: This was a Cibie Flamethrower
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Info: Ready for transplant
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Info: Still a little too big, standby, we will be trimming another .5" . . .
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Info: 8 #30 holes evenly spaced for rivets
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Info: H-4 halogen just clears the hole left by the bulb.  Test the setup before drilling so the halogen is in correctly, don't want the bulb, NUTS!!!, upside down.  Put masking tape on drillbit so you don't...
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Info: Pop rivet assembly together.  Aluminum rivets work better, less distortion of lens.
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Info: Install the bulb, and almost ready to mount.  Use a H-4 Silver Star for maximum effect.
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Information: 1 year only model, has some 1 year only parts(head for 1), so be careful when wrenchin´. That said, it´s the first year for Prolink suspension in the 500 series, and single carb gets average 57 mpg around town. Currently 23K on original bore. Updated Frankenstein light w/KZ900 headlight with aftermarket fork ears and extensions. H4 Ultrasilverstar. Have updated with Supertrapp(12 discs)w/jetting

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