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Anyone know of a replacement halogen high watt headlight bulb for my 1980 KZ 440? Also interested in a conversion kit to get rid of points, and go to electronic ignition. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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i used an h4 off road super blue on mine, seems much brighter to me. i found mine at a small bike shop here locally, other wise you might be able to find one in a local auto parts store. good luck
 

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Call Beartooth and ask them about the conversion 1-800-556-3098 !!!
 

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I have a friend that built his own ignition with some old transitiors. It runs just fine with them, are you feeling adventerous?
 

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Are you sure you're running a KZ440? They have electronic ignition. The 400's had points, and a kickstarter, as well.
 

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I'm looking for a brighter headlight bulb for my KZ440. What's the headlight bulb part number, (22-309 or H4)?
 

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I'm looking for a brighter headlight bulb for my KZ440. What's the headlight bulb part number, (22-309 or H4)?
If it's a 7" round lamp, chuck it and put in a standard round halogen headlight for a car. That's what I did on my 1979 KZ 750. It's about 5X as bright as the old incandescent lamp with bulbs, but draws the same amount of current.
 

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Would the "car" headlight plug into the KZ440 connector? Will it fit the bezel?
 

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Would the "car" headlight plug into the KZ440 connector? Will it fit the bezel?
It did on my 1979 KZ 750 with no mods at all. If your bike takes a standard 7" round headlamp, it probably will fit right in. The electrical connector at the back should have three prongs which are flat and about 1/4" wide (each).
 

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It's a 7" round light. I believe the light part number is H6024 or H4.
 

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I was looking to replacve the light on my 82 KZ440 but how do I mount the standard 7" light as the mounting looks like its built into the back of the bulb?
 
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