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Old 15th April 2008, 16:52   #46
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Please post pics of what you have done so I can get an idea of the headlight assembly. Which Mazda are you referring to?
Swaraj mazda ( the official murgi carrier) mere bhai ? its headlamp assembly is a direct fit on stock rx 100 &135.

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Just keep in mind that HID requires battery power. So AC current from the lighting coil will not help in this regard.

To run HID you need to have a better battery than that puny 2.5Ah one which comes stock onthe bike. A 9Ah (maybe a 5Ah could work not sure) is recommended.

Instead of getting the lighting coil rewound to50/60 or 90/100 specs you shoud get the coil rewound so as to provide more current to charge the battery, RR would come with the kit.
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Ok. Does the Mazda headlamp hold H4 or H7 bulbs? I would be happy if I can upgrade to 100/90 or 130/100 bulbs but I would love HID's the most.

Is it possible to rewind it to the extent that it will provide power for HID's like Sankar says?
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Ok. Does the Mazda headlamp hold H4 or H7 bulbs? I would be happy if I can upgrade to 100/90 or 130/100 bulbs but I would love HID's the most.

Is it possible to rewind it to the extent that it will provide power for HID's like Sankar says?
I think its h7 not sure, sankar could you confirm coz you drive one of them everyday you can change the holders to ceramic ones accordingly. i dont think you need to rewind the coil the mazda'a headlamp assembly should handle it. the only thing you have to upgrade is a 9amp battery.
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I think its h7 not sure, sankar could you confirm coz you drive one of them everyday you can change the holders to ceramic ones accordingly. i dont think you need to rewind the coil the mazda'a headlamp assembly should handle it. the only thing you have to upgrade is a 9amp battery.
You see, the 9 Ah battery needs to be charged fast enough or it will be drained in a few minutes. The Mazda assembly would only consist of the wiring and the headlamp itself right? What will make the battery charge fast enough to keep up with the power used by the bulb? There's got to be something that acts like an alternator.
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Dudes the Swaraj Mazda headlamp unit is just the headlamp lens and reflector unit. It doesn't come with wiring or connector.

It holds the H4 bulb, but you can choose between a p45t or a p43t H4 bulb headlamp assy. Opt for p43t coz this type is what comes on most of the new vehicles and most of the aftermarket bulbs from Philips Narva etc fits this type of a holder.

Connector you can opt for roots ceramic ones or the normal plastic/bakelite variety.
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I'm going to check on that headlamp assembly in some spare parts stores here but I still don't get how the power for supporting HID's would be generated.

Currently I use a very different battery that I installed sometime back. It's basically a capacitor that gets charged in 15 seconds. If you don't use the bike for a few days its dead but the moment you start the bike, 15 seconds is all it takes to get back to full charge. Have you guys heard of this? I wonder if this is a good or bad thing when upgrading the headlights.
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Hey, I went to my mechanic to ask him about this and he wants to know if the rectifier has to be upgraded as well after re-winding. He has a coil lying with him which I can send over so that I can still use my bike.
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The RR unit will be provided by the rewinding guy in Blore.
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The RR unit will be provided by the rewinding guy in Blore.
By "RR", I'm guessing you mean the rectifier, correct?
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By "RR", I'm guessing you mean the rectifier, correct?
Rectifier - Regulator combination probably.
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Rectifier - Regulator combination probably.
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Yep, it's the regulator rectifier combi unit.
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Has anybody tried to fit Pulsar or Apache gas shocks to rx135? Will it work well considering the weight difference?
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I had the Pulsar gas shocks on my 5Speed. But t was not fitted with the stock swingarm, i had a longer rectangular section swingarm of the Fazer's and the shock swing arm combi was nice.

On a stock swingarm the shock would be too long and very stiff.
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