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Turned out great!

If Purchased from Victory dealer, new Headlight assembly, $1000
I purchased from Victory Dealer, Used on EBAY, pulled from a 2010 Victory 8Ball, $150.00
De-Chroming the back headlight shell, $50, in Pasadena Chroming shop.

Here ya go if you need anything thing chromed or de-chromed, these guys are great!

SpeedSportChrome

Last Saturday I had taken the back side cone on the headlight to a Chroming/De-Chroming shop I had used before on my 2003 KingPin.

I’ll include a before pic of the factory headlight assembly that Victory was putting on the HighBall, 8Ball, Vision, tour, etc., pretty much their ‘goto’ headlight of Choice. I think in 2015 and 2016 they put this new LED light assembly on the Gunner and the HighBall, But I really didn’t like it, looked too small, didn’t give that old school look I was going for.

I got the rear shell back from the de-chromers on Tuesday, gave it a quick buff of ScotchBrite finishing pad Wed night, shot on a coat of primer inside and out to seal the bare metal, then put it under a heat lamp for several hours. Thurs night, A light buff of 800 pad, a shot of black, bake, I had a small run down by the mounting tabs, which aggravated me, I sanded them out, reshot with the primer, to smooth it out, and bake. Fri night two coats of satin black, and one coat of clear matte finish, and bake.

I didn’t want to go flat black or gloss black, one being too shiny and one being two dull, once dry the satin black almost matched to a ‘T’ the Victory Titanium Black finish. You’ll see I also kept the front bezel Chrome, which I think looks alright.

Pulled the factory headlight around noon today, and put it together in less than 30 minutes…

You’ll notice there is a fly screen I put on the bike, when I first got it. It’s actually right out of the Victory catalog, it’s a Hammer fly screen, in smoke color. Since the fork clamp kit that came with it were for the inverted Hammer forks, they wouldn’t fit the forks on the HighBall.

I went online to National Cycle (who, BTW had a fly screen that fit the Victory’s), but didn’t have the Victory logo embossed on the front screen bracket), ordered the clamp kit from them which matched right up to the Victory Brackets and fly screen with their fork clamp kit.

Well, here ya go. The Headlight really adds some more coolness to the HighBall.

Laters PB

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Paul Bounds
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Finally found one after months of watching and waiting. There was only one in the state and he wanted $1200 over retail value, wanted to get what he spent on mods.
Patience paid off 1700 miles on it!
Love this bike
 

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Finally found one after months of watching and waiting. There was only one in the state and he wanted $1200 over retail value, wanted to get what he spent on mods.
Patience paid off 1700 miles on it!
Love this bike
Likes the flames on black,
Get it out of that trailer though,
Vic's get ridden not trailered:smile
 

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Likes the flames on black,
Get it out of that trailer though,
Vic's get ridden not trailered:smile
Roger that!
Had to get it home, 500 miles each way.
Would have bought a plane ticket and ridden it if I was sure it was going to happen.
Been riding one of my ponys every day now. It's more fun than one person should be allowed to have
 

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