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Alright I've been banging my head up against a wall trying to find a mesh steel headlight guard. I'm almost ready to just fab one but it's twenty degrees outside. Can anybody help me out on this?
 

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^^ Those will work. I used the black ones








Drill a hole for two zip ties at the top. Those act as a hinge. Use the supplied clips at the bottom. I sliced the front, inserted them to the correct depth and riveted them underneath.

It unsnaps from the bottom and hinges up to clean the headlamp. Works great.



I used the second one on my KLR:



 

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TCI makes one specifically for the TW.
 

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Had the Mesh screen on my KLR, but went with the Lexan Plastic. Easier to clean. the same one fit's my '07 TW200. Easy to clean and suppose to be rock proof. Find it on: www.Dual-Star.com LiteGuard #20-01037 $12.95
 

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Are TW headlights a common design, available at auto parts stores and other places? Or are they specific to TW's?

My headlight glass (& inside reflective material) is fairly dull and I'd like it to be nice and bright.

Thanks for any help!
 

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Are TW headlights a common design, available at auto parts stores and other places? Or are they specific to TW's?

My headlight glass (& inside reflective material) is fairly dull and I'd like it to be nice and bright.

Thanks for any help!


Nope. Motorcycle-only. Dealer item.



It's a real pain, but you can take it off the bike, remove the bulb and throw it in the sink with hot, soapy water. Using an old soft toothbruch through the bulb hole you can clean all the scum off the glass and reflector and be good as new.



A small piece of rag pushed around with the toothbrush gets into the corners. Just don't scrub the reflector hard enough to scratch or tweek it.
 

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Nope. Motorcycle-only. Dealer item.



It's a real pain, but you can take it off the bike, remove the bulb and throw it in the sink with hot, soapy water. Using an old soft toothbruch through the bulb hole you can clean all the scum off the glass and reflector and be good as new.



A small piece of rag pushed around with the toothbrush gets into the corners. Just don't scrub the reflector hard enough to scratch or tweek it.




Thanks for the tip lizrdbrth... Sounds like a good project for this winter!
 

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I wonder if that tci model will fit along with my front cyclerack?


I have one. Let me take a look at it and I'll see if it looks like it would interfere.
 

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A kitchen sponge with the scrubber pad also works great to clean up the inside of a headlight lense. Scrub gently with light pressure from a plastic or wood rod. A bit of liguid dish detergent helps lube the pad to prevent scratching.
 
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