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Front fairing/headlight?

Old 03-25-2011, 11:50 PM
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Default Front fairing/headlight?

Hey all,
I've got my '87 cane stripped down to the frame and I've got everything planned out the way I want. That is, everything except for the front end. I'm getting rid of the stock front fairing/headlight completely, but I still want some kind of fairing and a wind screen. I've looked on the internet for hours to find something I like and I've come up with very little. Everything is either too expensive, would take too much modification, or it's just plain goofy looking.

I think I've settled on using the headlight from a '03 or '04 Suzuki GSXR1000, but I'm still stuck on what to do about a wind screen or small fairing (for color). Anyone have some suggestions? I've also thought about using the upper fairing off a Suzuki SV650, but I'm not sure how much modification would be needed for something like that. Again, suggestions??? Thanks.
Old 03-28-2011, 02:46 PM
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Check out the polisport headlights on ebay. They look pretty clean on bikes, or check out the one on my bike. Let me know what you think man.
Old 03-28-2011, 07:24 PM
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Default also has a bunch of high quality headlights
Old 03-28-2011, 08:10 PM
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good call on the i was looking for headlights to do a fighter bike thanks
Old 03-29-2011, 06:56 PM
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i bought a 7" round headlight from them and was impressed with the speed of delivery and customer service. they are expensive, but you get what you pay for
Old 03-30-2011, 08:44 AM
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any of the cheap ebay fairing/lights are going to be crap. there is some french company that mods gixxer lights to have a streetfighter fairing. a lot of SV'ers use them. i did a lil searching but i can't remember the name.

however, you could do a DIY fiberglass mask for the headlight yourself. then, it'd be a one off and you could really take some pride in it too.

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Old 03-30-2011, 10:31 PM
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Default, Automotive Lights has some good round lights. I Got a 7" round from them for like 20 bucks. Good quality. Has a bulb that you can find at any store, and it was inexpensive! I plan on making a little sort of mask, nothing much though. I might chop up a windscreen or something. There are guys that chop up 40gallon buckets into some good looking fairings. Get creative! good looking front fairings are really something that is rare to find.
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