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Old 10th April 2007, 17:58   #1
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I want to know if it is possible to dismantle the headlight assembly of the Bullet Electra in order to replace it with something like the Thunderbird headlight where only the head light is fixed and the display unit is a separate fitment.

Hope you all understood and second, will i be able to work the fuel part of the Thunderbird when i fix it on the standard type and is there any other mods too to be done for this.

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Well you can do it. You got to remove the 'Casquette' (that whole part which holds everything, speedo, ammeter, lights) and replace that with a upper triple tree of the thunderbird. Then you need to get the thunderbird type headlamp housing, headlamp holder, meter assy (if needed).

We understood the first part but dint quite understand the fuel part

If you mean the fuel gauge then you need to modify the tank to fit the fuel level sending unit.

The tbird meter assy is around 2.5k
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@ sankar..

yeah dude thats pretty much what i meant.. what is the modification to be done in the tank.

and is it easy to remove this ' Casquette '
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and is it easy to remove this ' Casquette '
Casquette is the part which hold the headlight and the meters. I suggest you visit the friendly neighborhood mechanic.
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I need recommendations for a more powerful headlight to use than the stock one , without the need for any modifications , standard 12v battery in the bullet.
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Have a look at my bikes pics, if thats what u mean.



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Don't do it!

Not because it can't be done, but because your old headlight assembly is million tiumes more robust and accident proof.

The T Bird headlight assy is such a delicate darling that one bump and the whole thing is mashed and twisted beyond recognition!

The old bull assembly could face anything.


For stronger headlights - it depends on the dynamo amps or the battery amps.
Even if you put 100W bulb - it wont glow on an Enfield.
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Actually you are right in a way , perhaps the RE bulb is underpowered because it cannot handle the load ? I really have trouble seeing in the night though , and I do not like modifications.

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Don't do it!

Not because it can't be done, but because your old headlight assembly is million tiumes more robust and accident proof.

The T Bird headlight assy is such a delicate darling that one bump and the whole thing is mashed and twisted beyond recognition!

The old bull assembly could face anything.


For stronger headlights - it depends on the dynamo amps or the battery amps.
Even if you put 100W bulb - it wont glow on an Enfield.
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Old 23rd May 2011, 12:35   #9
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Dude, you can upgrade to an HID light. I have done it on my Bull. It will light up the whole road in the night!!!
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