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      12-06-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
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Changing complete headlight assembly.

I currently have the halogen headlights and I am getting so sick of them. I tried putting in an HID Kit but it just won't stop flickering. I tried high intensity bulbs and I can't get along with those either. I was wondering if it is possible to change my headlights to OEM Xenon headlights.
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      12-06-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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of course it's possible. and it's also the best result. it just so happens, it's also the most expensive option. lol
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Did you get warning cancelers for you HID kit?

http://www.hidkitxenonlights.com/hid...kit-accessory/
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yes you can, look on this forum.
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      12-07-2012, 04:40 AM   #5
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Did you get warning cancelers for you HID kit?

http://www.hidkitxenonlights.com/hid...kit-accessory/
yes i did have these on there and they still flickered. Its just annoying.
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You can simply buy the xenons but they're pricey
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of course it's possible. and it's also the best result. it just so happens, it's also the most expensive option. lol
ive been looking around and i cant remember if i mentioned this in the original post, but i asked the dealer and they said it is impossible to do.

I hadnt been on ebay for a while and I just checked and found these... If this would work, I will be ordering them in a heartbeat. It is a 1/4 of oem price.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/DEPO-2009-20...26007d&vxp=mtr

I am waiting for a reply from the seller.
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You can simply buy the xenons but they're pricey
they are not plug and play as the wiring for the lights are different.
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they are not plug and play as the wiring for the lights are different.
Of course but it's been done plenty time before, there shouldn't be trouble.
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I'm guessing you never took the time or effort to search your answer in the cosmetic and lighting forum. Tons of DIY and solutions there, but these threads seems to pop up every single week.

I'm gonna make this nice and simple for you, 5 options
1. Buy oem xenon projectors from dealership, most expensive
2. Buy umniztas xenon projectors
3. Buy fishcakes depo xenon headlights
4. Try to search the for sale forum see if anyone has an extra pair for you
5. Retrofit a projector into your existing halogen housing

ALL of these options require CODING , REWIRING. If you are mechanically inclined then you can do it yourself or else get a professional to do it.

Pay to play, don't put other people's safety by using HID on halogen housings. Good luck and search more.
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Can someone please tell me if I can use these to upgrade my 2008 pre lci halogen setup?

http://www.amazon.com/Depo-M44-1101P...words=depo+e90

Also, could I put an LED bulb in there for the halo so it will look whiter?

Thanks for all the help. Trying to keep OEM look with whiter halo. Tired of plain halogen.
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Buy OEM Xenons. Control module. Switch out and code. Vuola!
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