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Old 11-08-2009, 02:47 AM   #11  
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why are the kits so much cheaper than the OEM product? Not even close to pass it off on dealer overcharge...

With the dealer kits you get those fancy looking headlight housings!! That makes it all worth it to some people
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No thanks... I will apply the savings towards another mod. Thanks for the answer.
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Old 11-08-2009, 10:48 AM   #13  
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why are the kits so much cheaper than the OEM product? Not even close to pass it off on dealer overcharge...
The factory HID is DOT approved and the housing is made for a HID bulb making them legal and instead of halogen housing that is made for a halogen bulb and not a hid...I have had both and the light is spread better in the factory housing but they still look and do great in the halogen housing.and the oem uses a new technology of a mercury free bulb..But yes the factory gt hid's are expensive, The factory gt500 Hids are $995 a headlamp! So $2k for factory gt500 hids!

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Old 11-08-2009, 02:02 PM   #14  
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Do you want the factory hid replacement? Or a aftermarket hid kit? If you want a kit I would look at HIDguy.net that's were i got all of mine and love them lifetime warranty and great prices! Good luck
i want the factory hid replacement, but only the right hand one, cauz the socket was broken, i would appreciate if u can find me one. btw mine is gt not gt500.so should be cheaper

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O you have factory HID already?

go to ebay there always selling left and rights separately
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Yes someone was selling one side idk if it was a right side but check the classifieds if i come across one ill pm you the link!
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If all you need is the housing you can maybe find just the housing no ballast no bulb...The bulb and ballast is what is part of why its soo expensive
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O you have factory HID already?

go to ebay there always selling left and rights separately
yes, , i checked ebay. there is only one, but its left not right..darn...
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Old 11-08-2009, 06:22 PM   #19  
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If all you need is the housing you can maybe find just the housing no ballast no bulb...The bulb and ballast is what is part of why its soo expensive
u mean i can just bought the socket? i dont know where i can find one. help plz.
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Old 11-09-2009, 05:02 AM   #20  
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Big difference between just having hid bulbs + ballast compared to actually getting a whole headlight assembly. With the OEM steeda $900 kit, you are getting a headlight assembly designed for the HID bulB, with real high/low beams. With aftermarket HID, you are getting a bulb which will not give you a good high beam. Stock Mustang headlights are really poor, so I first upgraded to Stangmods HID kits. It was better, but poor in high beams. I finally upgraded to the STEEDA OEM kit. Much more money and a bitch to install, but really better on both low and high beams.
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