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Old 03-30-2012, 08:13 AM
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HID Factory replacement bulbs

Hey guys, I'm just wondering where everyone gets new HID bulbs from. I asked the dealership how much they were just to find out and I was told $290.00 each. I was very shocked to say the least. So where does everyone go to get new ones from? Thanks
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Old 03-30-2012, 08:21 AM
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

that price probably includes the ballast with the bulbs cause the bulbs alone wouldnt cost that much, if you dont mind used you can try car-part.com thats were i got my bulbs and ballasts from when i did the oem hid replacement. if you want aftermarket xenondepot is decent their shipping is slow but customer service is good. maybe try factorymopar.com or a site like that, good luck.
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Old 03-30-2012, 08:25 AM
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

Even though my jeep came with factory hid lights, I have to replace the ballists as well as the bulbs? That was just the bulbs.
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that price probably includes the ballast with the bulbs cause the bulbs alone wouldnt cost that much, if you dont mind used you can try car-part.com thats were i got my bulbs and ballasts from when i did the oem hid replacement. if you want aftermarket xenondepot is decent their shipping is slow but customer service is good. maybe try factorymopar.com or a site like that, good luck.
That price is bulb only, oem and aftermarket are totally different systems. You can buy any two ds1 bulbs on ebay if you like. Make sure you get a pair because the bulb color will change over time. I would suggest phillips bulbs as they are the best. I have used aftermarket in my oem setup and the output was subpar
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Even though my jeep came with factory hid lights, I have to replace the ballists as well as the bulbs? That was just the bulbs.
No you only need to replace the bulbs
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

I suggest the xenondepot xtreme d1s bulbs......oem quality with the lower price of aftermarket bulbs
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

Sweet thanks guys
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

I'm going to jump in on this. So not all bulbs work as well in the factory setup? I'm going to convert to the factory projectors, i can't use my current aftermarket hid set up, so i need to replace the bulbs to get a 6k look right? They aren't like other hids were any bulb works if it fits?
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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

Another question I can't seem to find in searches.... Does the auto leveling work?
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Another question I can't seem to find in searches.... Does the auto leveling work?
Short answer.....no

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Re: HID Factory replacement bulbs

You just need to replace the bulbs and you can buy it from eBay.
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Fair enough.... But I can still aim them?

And Jeni, so an aftermarket setup will not fit?

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