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I just purchased a 2014 ZX6r. The single low beam headlight drives me nuts. I need to do a dual headlight setup. Yes, ive searched, and i see theres threads on the dual headlight mod... I just dont really want to start hacking into my harness etc with no miles on my bike lol .... Is there any other options? Like a plug and play set up? I would like to do some HID's as well...

What do you guys recommend?

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The single low beam is that way for a reason, safety! At night it helps oncoming cars to be able to tell that it's a motorcycle coming toward them and not just another car way further off in the distance. With two low beams so close together, it can make the bike look like a car that is way off in the distance, and could cause motorists to think they have plenty of time to make a turn in front of you, when it actuality they don't.
 

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The single low beam is that way for a reason, safety! At night it helps oncoming cars to be able to tell that it's a motorcycle coming toward them and not just another car way further off in the distance. With two low beams so close together, it can make the bike look like a car that is way off in the distance, and could cause motorists to think they have plenty of time to make a turn in front of you, when it actuality they don't.
Wow I've never actually thought of it this way...
 

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I just purchased a 2014 ZX6r. The single low beam headlight drives me nuts. I need to do a dual headlight setup. Yes, ive searched, and i see theres threads on the dual headlight mod... I just dont really want to start hacking into my harness etc with no miles on my bike lol .... Is there any other options? Like a plug and play set up? I would like to do some HID's as well...

What do you guys recommend?

Thanks!
If you decide to do HIDs, don't bother doing that with a cheap kit. Get one with a 'smart' ballast that limits how much current the ballast can draw. If you get one that is unregulated, the short time high current demand it will make can damage your alternator -- especially if you go with 2 55 Watt HIDs.

I would suggest you only do the low beam, with a 'smart' 35W kit as it is on the whole time the bike is running. The high beam is off so much more of the time, it probably won't light when you REALLY need it to (due to the start up time). Leave that one Halogen.

Congrats on the bike. Spend all of your money on good gear, and formal training -- the bike is already faster, and better looking than any of us.:laugh
 

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I run retrofit projectors with dual 35 W HID bulbs on all times. flipping my brights switch opens the cutoff shield for full beams on both projectors.

I've been running this since 2010 with no electrical issues.
 

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^^^ this ^^^

HID retrofit tech is getting better every year. Morimoto is the leader in this department. Their older gear on my bike is awesome. Their new gear for 2014 on my wrangler is even better. LEDs are also an option, but fitment for bikes is in basically in experimental stages in all but the newest bikes with factory LED setups.

Other than that, just go with stock. You can't see it, and unless better vision at night is your goal, then anything other than better halogen bulbs is a waste.
 
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