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I am by no means an authority on the subject but I would worry about the added heat in that headlight assembly and I would also worry about the light not being distributed properly due to the lack of a proper projector for the light in the stock monster headlight.
If you would like the wiki on HID bulbs is right here( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-intensity_discharge_lamp#High-intensity_discharge_lamps )
Here are a couple of other threads dealing with this
http://www.ducati.ms/forums/showthread.php?p=567802
http://www.ducati.ms/forums/showthread.php?p=573927 http://***********************/index.php?topic=32859.0

I personally switched out my stock bulbs with the Philips Crystalvision Ultra and I really like the look they give from the front and they throw out a better light that is easier for me to see down the road with. I hope some of this information helps you.
 

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I have not tried that companies lights but we've installed a few HID kits on our project bikes. I think a HID conversion is a worthwhile project even though the housing is not designed for the HID. We have not had any melt downs.

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HID Kits?

I have not tried that companies lights but we've installed a few HID kits on our project bikes. I think a HID conversion is a worthwhile project even though the housing is not designed for the HID. We have not had any melt downs.

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Could you name the kits you haven't had problems with, or provide a link pls? Do you sell them?

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i have the pilot xenon works great and easy install..
DID you do the high and low beam, and did you go with the 35 or 55w kits,, and which kit did you purchase, and how much better than stock are we talkin.


Oh and one last thing where did you hide the ballast,,

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no just low beam, i have the 55 kw kit xenon pilot i put the ballast under the tank, i will make a close up pic soon...install took me about 15 minutes..
 

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I sell HIDS so if u guys have any questions on them, let me know.. lots of myths out there

Just so u know.. they run colder than a normal halogen globe.. reason for this is that they are a more efficent lighting system.. they use less power and create more light.. therefore the amount of energy wasted as heat is alot less because its used as light instead.. i have plenty of bikes running my HIDs in projector headlights and conventional reflector headlights.. 675's, CBR's, ninjas and ive got a set in my own Monster...

Any questions fire away :) regardless of how stupid ur questions maybe.. they arent.. everyone needs to be informed properly on them

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DID you do the high and low beam, and did you go with the 35 or 55w kits,, and which kit did you purchase, and how much better than stock are we talkin.


Oh and one last thing where did you hide the ballast,,

Thanks ,
i only do low beam and disabled the DRL already cuz i dont turn it on yet...
i go with 35w 6k VVME brand new HID kit( two bulbs, two ballasts), the lights is damn bright with a hint of blue tint around... i like it so much....

your last thing is what i'm searching to be solved...
where to mount the ballast to hide them and avoid too much heat....??
 

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Where are you located? I did mine at a local HID specialist shop and they turned out great...see the other thread about HIDs in this category. They should be easy to do by yourself and may require some drilling, but the most difficult thing is stashing the ballasts. PM me if you want to see the pictures of the finished product.
 
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