Thread: HID kit needed?
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:29 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by shadow2132 View Post
Not true what so ever... for around 400$ you can have better than oem xenon light output by using theretrofitsource.com.

there's a great DIY here on this site for it which i followed myself and am very very happy with the results. and have been complimented a lot for the output and look
The retrofit I was referring to was just adding HID bulbs to the existing headlights, not adding or changing out projectors.

To do the job "correctly" your should have auto height adjusting suspension or auto level correcting headlights. Many retrofit jobs do not have this as a supporting feature.

Not sure you will have better than OEM Xenon lighting by using theretrofitsouce.com, you may be able to improve on the OEM, especially with crappy bowls and maybe different lens, however, if you are hacking up non HID headlights, you will not get better than OEM.

I have active bi-Xenon's in my vert and they turn with the steering, that would be very hard to beat with some $400 retrofit!
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