Jump to content

Hid Headlights


RX300-BV
 Share

Recommended Posts

I have a 2003 RX300 that came with the standard headlights. I'd like to replace the standard lights with the factory HID lights. But I was told by a couple of dealers that if the car didn't ship from the factory with the factory HID headlights, the service departments either can't or aren't allowed to replace the standard lights with the HIDs. Appraently, only the Navigation equipped cars came with HID headlights.

Anyone know if the lights can be replaced and if so, what parts would be needed? My understanding is that its not as simple as just replacing the bulbs or the headlight itself.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thats true. It has the potential to void the warranty, plus for now aftermarket HID kits are technically illegal. Its not a big deal to retrofit them to yours, actually you can easily do it yourself. Just look at a good vendor like www.suvlights.com that deals in Phillips or Hella bulbs and ballasts. Shop around though, they're a little pricey.

I reccomend you go with the 4100k kit, thats the stock HID lighting setup for all vehicles. As you go higher, the color gets bluer to purpler, but the light output decreases.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share



×
×
  • Create New...

Forums


News


Membership