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I have a 91 cbr f2 i bought bout a month ago its been my daily ride since i got it but the headlight is an old school sealed beam that sucked i could only see about 10 ft in front of me so today i did a little work and fitted it with an hid kit which is great i can see now but it keeps blowing my fuse. ive tried putting a 15a in it to solve the problem but still blows it. i can let it sit with the ignition on or even running and its fine but if i start to ride it blows. when i initially took it for a ride around the block it was fine but since then i've only been able to make it about 100yds max and no more light. i dont see any freyed wires or bad connections anywhere. i had to borrow my buddies mustang to get home tonight so any advice or ideas would be great. thanks ahead of time.
 

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Loose ground wire or maybe loose connection.
 

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Putting a higher amp fuse in to prevent blowing will only cause the wires to melt and maybe turn that F2 into a roman candle. Look over all your wiring. find the short.
 

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Check the wire loom around the head stock.
Your bike is old enough to have worn through the tape that wraps it all the wires together.
 

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I think the HIds are supposed to draw less current than the stock bulb so you either have a wire loose or grounding out or if it wasn't blowing before you may have gotten a bad ballast.
 

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Thanks you all for your help I posted this on another forum as well and have still got no reply (customfighters forum kicks ass great bikes and great help) . Like sarr said a higher amp fuse will fry something :oops:...so I spent bout 4hrs undoing shrink rap n electrical tape searching following individual wires. Finally found it fixed that problem then it was back to the original problem.haha I ended up wiring in a new circuit Str8 from the battery with a 30 amp universal relay going to the ballast instead of just plugging it into the stock headlight socket this seems to have solved the problem and was pretty simple although it took me a while but I truly hate electrical and work at a snails pace when dealing w/ it. :crocks:
 
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