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can i install H.I.D. lights on my 91 trx..ive checked out a few sites but the upgrade kits for the main part,only start at 2004 and above..
 

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Can you? Yes.

Does the machine have lights now, and if so, what wattage are they? As with anything electrical, you can do anything, it just might take adding other stuff like a bigger battery, depending on the wattage of the current lights, the ones you want to add, and the output of the electrical system.
 

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im not sure of the wattage..its a 350..ive got the two sub lights and the main one on the handlebars..they work well but i travel alot at night and would kinda like a little more light without putting alot more strain on my charging system..i think my sublights are 25 watt
 

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I think it's safe to say you could replace the original sub lights with HIDs that draw the equivalent of 2-3 amps each. Anything more than 3 amps each and you may want to add a bigger battery and keep it charged with a battery tender.
 

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H.I.D. operate on Ballast and actually draw less power than a conventional bulb. you can retain you original lenses you may have to retro the H.I.D. bulb into place but that not a big deal since you can get wet location bulbs. I will look tonight for a good replacement set-up for you and get back to you. I am at work so the sites are limited on this computer
 

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It's true, but be aware if it says it draws 35 watts of power, that doesn't mean it draws less than 35 watts. It might put out the lumens of a 50 watt bulb, but if it draws 35 then it draws 35.

35 watts is 3 amps at 12v.

In other words, if you can find a HID that draws 25watts, and assuming your original lights are 25 watts, then the HID's will draw the same power, but put out more light.

I wouldn't go above 35 watts without upgrading the existing battery or charging system, again assuming your current lights draw 25 watts.

You could also put an HID in the center light, but it would probably be easier to do the sub lights since they won't have low/high.
 

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the lowest youre gonna find any HID is 35 watts (unless lower is hiding from me)


if youre gonna do it i would look at DDM tuning, they have the least expensive kits ive ever seen and i have 6 sets of them in my driveway right now (my truck and both my parents trucks)
 

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i know that they are really expensive still at this point and hard to find, its hard to build an LED that will emit the same kind of light beam as an HID bulb
 
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