Hello all... I just picked up another TLS headlight and I have access to the clear lenses, so...
I was thinking of possibly making these, one at a time, on an exchange basis (you pay me, PLUS give me your GOOD CONDITION headlight in exchange so I can keep the process going).
I would ONLY do the style I did for myself, which is a plug and play swap, and NOT HIDs with Halos, etc... click here for pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghost360mafia/sets/72157622685712218/ I think it looks fantastic, and it would plug right in without you needing to wire/fit ballasts, etc...
I would let you pick what color(s) you want inside the lens but this would be limited to basic colors only (white, black, etc...) as I don't have the ability to match paint or OEM colors.
I think I can do these for around $250.00 +exchange of your headlamp assembly.
I can do it much faster than mine now that I have been through the process but I can't really quote a time just yet. 1-2 weeks would be FAST, 2-3 weeks may be more reasonable. The more I do, the faster I'll get!
I would require 50% up front ($125.00) and I would complete your headlight. Once it is done you would then need to send me the other $125.00 and your headlamp for the exchange and I would ship the new one to you.
Your downtime using this "build first" idea would only be the shipping time to me, and back to you of the OEM headlamp/and your new one.
I had a few people contact me to do these for them, with their headlight, but I was scared to cut into their's without a "backup"... so this way, if things go horribly wrong, I can just refund your deposit and your bike/headlamp was never touched. Also, I would be providing the clear lenses so you wouldn't have to hunt one down.
Ask anyone who has done this and they will probably say I'm crazy to even do these... and they would all probably agree that the price is fair based on how much work, time, and even materials go into this.
Your hedlamp exchange must be in good condition with no cracks/breaks/rash so that the next one I make can look nice for the next buyer. (front of lens can be scratched, that part will be removed).
Note your interest, and IF we decide to do them, they will be done in the order that gets posted here.
I also welcome any questions or comments about anything to do with this process. PM me if you feel more comfortable with that.