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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-26-2018, 08:17 PM Thread Starter
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Xenon bulbs

Has anyone run these in their headlights? ANDYS AUTO SPORT sells them for our Solstice. Im wondering if anyone has pros or cons?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-27-2018, 06:53 AM
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If you are talking about HID bulbs, then, yes, DON'T DO IT! The bulb-only setups put more glare in the face of oncoming drivers than they can handle.

If, on the other hand, you mean doing a HID projector retrofit, then I heartily recommend it!

See: https://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/...ell-how-73659/

Plus this: https://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/...d-users-73671/
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Don't do the bulbs alone. Get the projector kit. It's not crazy expensive - figure around $200 - $250, but it takes some work. @TomatoSoup did an excellent writeup on the Kappa forum, referenced multiple places here.

It's really not difficult, just don't let your wife / partner catch you putting headlights in the oven.

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I've had very good luck with LED bulbs.
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Thanks for all the great replies.
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Late to the party, but if you do LEDs, make sure they have the little metal "roof" over the low beam diodes. Without it, high and low are basically identical and thus low beams are worthless. With that roof, it makes sure the low beams have cutoff like they should. Without modifying your housing for projectors, this is easily the best way to get modern lights on the Solstice probably the only way without mods, really.

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