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I did a search and not much useful info that I'm looking for popped up.

I'm noticing that the cost of upgrading from halogen to Bi-Xenons are roughly 800 (on the cheap side) to 1200.
Xenons beginning @ 800
Bi-Xenons going up to $1600
What did the factory charge for this?

Now, here are my questions:

Let's say I have a 99 or 2000 car with Halogens, can I just buy a Bi-Xenon assembly and swap it out?

What failures, if any, will I get?

Also, how hard is it to change out the wiring?

Who has done this.

Of course, if you can link me to the threads without answering that would be great.

We think we can bring the Xenon Healight option here for $600 and the Bi-Xenon for 900, but we need to know quantities.
 

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yes u can put it in.. u will get warning lights in dash and ur lights will flicker if u turn ur xenons on after u turn ur engine on.. go to dealre and tel them to flahs ur obc.. if they dn't know what you're talking about go to a different dealer and nevergo back to that dealer again
 

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Warning light not a problem

Luckily on the 99's and 2000's you can simply remove fuse 35 from your car. It is a part of the headlight detection circuit. That's if you dont' want to go to the dealer to have them flash your computer. There is another option which is to purchase an impedance match for the head lamps. Basically since the xenons use less power the headlamp detection circuit sees too low of a load when you connect the xenons. It turns on the waning lamp thinking your headlamps are out. If you purchase a resistor pack from Bekkers or HID4Less it's gonna cost you a grip. That also fixes the warning light problem. I just took out the fuse. no problems to date and it's been over 6 months since I swapped mine out.
 

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I would buy the bixenon. However, since they don't autolevel are the technically illegal? Accuras dont have autoleveling I don't think... Anyway, they will work for the 02 sedan right?
 

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Whoa, what exactly are we talking about here? Full xenon headlight assemblies (think Bekkers) for only $600? If so, :thumbup: :thumbup:
 

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Re: Warning light not a problem

Crescent_City said:
Luckily on the 99's and 2000's you can simply remove fuse 35 from your car. It is a part of the headlight detection circuit. That's if you dont' want to go to the dealer to have them flash your computer. There is another option which is to purchase an impedance match for the head lamps. Basically since the xenons use less power the headlamp detection circuit sees too low of a load when you connect the xenons. It turns on the waning lamp thinking your headlamps are out. If you purchase a resistor pack from Bekkers or HID4Less it's gonna cost you a grip. That also fixes the warning light problem. I just took out the fuse. no problems to date and it's been over 6 months since I swapped mine out.
You gotta remove fuse #32. I did mine a couple months back. It only works on 2001 or earlier models. 2002 and newer requires the dealer to program the computer.
 

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Choson1 that's great!!! Thanks.
Is there any other info?

Like for example, how do I add the auto-level functionality?
What about parking lights? Do they "match up"?
The facelifted models won't work correct?
 

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I looked that one up too.

autoleveling
I have the TIS printout if you want me to post it. If you want to add autoleveling it's a pain in the a#@@. There are two sensors to mount on the strut mounts, plus a wiring harness to run from the light control module in the dash to the xenons, sensors and battery. It can be done, but that's a lot of work for cars that don't already have it.

parking lights
Xenon parking lights would be a D.O.T. violation and a possible draw for cops to give you a ticket. There are a couple of sites that sell "xenon" or super blue parking lights . I wouldn't go that mod just cause you would get pulled over on it.
 

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I didn't mean parking lights being Xenon, I meant are there any issues with the existing parking lights lining up with from standard assemblies.

I've noticed that different headlights with different model years have different ways to attach the parking lights.

As for getting Bi-Xenon for $450, I'm not referring to "off the truck shelf" parts :p
 

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umnitza,
reading the title, it seems like you are saying you want to retrofit from xenons to halogens... it should say "from the halogens" :neener:

That kinda threw me off :tongue:
 

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umnitza said:
As for getting Bi-Xenon for $450, I'm not referring to "off the truck shelf" parts :p

:lmao: :lmao: They were from an 02 M3... not sure what you mean by "off the truck shelf" but if you check with Salvage yards you can find good deals on Xenons or Bi-xenons.



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