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Hi Everyone!

We just got our new VT about a week ago, and are super thrilled with it!

There is only one issue: the halogen headlights suck (we have another car with HID lights, and going back down to halogens is like going back to dialup internet).

We want to exchange the bulbs for bi-xenon HIDs, and would want an installer to do it (we don't want to do anything ourselves, don't know enough about it).

The question: what bi-xenon HIDs fit on the VT? We were told that the ones used by the Hyundai Accent and Genesis Coupe don't retrofit the VT.

Thanks in advance for the help! At this point, halogen lights are a safety issue for us, and simply don't want to drive at night because of it.

Thanks in advance for the answer!
 

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i'm sure you could retrofit smoe morimoto h1's in there pretty easy shuld give you the upgraded visibility while keeping a small form factor for easy retrofitting, frankly though the VT headlights aren't that bad when adjusted properly. My other car has probably the second best bixenon setup you can get without converting an LS460 to bixenon or modifying the piss out of some other projector (i run fx-r 3.0's from sportautotech). the biggest issue with the stock headlights is the way they're angled stock imo

i mean you could drop in some hids into the stock headlights but thats not a proper way to do it. The Vt does seem to have a decent light dispersion with hids however theres no way to TRUELY get a bixenon bulb to work properly
 

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I don't like the yellowish color the halogen has, I don't feel like I see as much as I can with high quality lights, and my eyes are straining. I don't think adjusting the light angle would help those issues...

So what lights should we order and take with us to the installer, that is proper for the VT?
 

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I don't like the yellowish color the halogen has, I don't feel like I see as much as I can with high quality lights, and my eyes are straining. I don't think adjusting the light angle would help those issues...

So what lights should we order and take with us to the installer, that is proper for the VT?
if you're just looking looking for a whiter light then a PnP kit from diode dynamics or theretrofit source will do ya, it'll be brighter and whiter. however it wont be any wider without modifying the stock projectors that being said I'd really like to see one of the stock projectors to examine the shield and such
 

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Isn't it possible to just get a bright, white set of bulbs and put it into the headlights, replacing the base bulbs?

All I know is that the stock ones are too weak and not nearly bright enough for us.

The question is: can a lightbulb with bigger power than the stock crap can be screwed into the headlight base?
I don't want the headlights to move, I don't need them to do anything, I just want a lot stronger and whiter bulbs in the housing.
 

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Isn't it possible to just get a bright, white set of bulbs and put it into the headlights, replacing the base bulbs?

All I know is that the stock ones are too weak and not nearly bright enough for us.

The question is: can a lightbulb with bigger power than the stock crap can be screwed into the headlight base?
I don't want the headlights to move, I don't need them to do anything, I just want a lot stronger and whiter bulbs in the housing.
like I said you'd have to get a PnP hid kit, most of the halogen bulbs that advertise are brighter generally are just gimmics .. there are some bulbs that ARE in fact brighter and whiter and not painted bulbs to give an illusion of brighter, however I don't think they are made in H11B bulbs
 

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is the stock VT headlight housing halgon? It looks like they have projectors in them, even though I know the bulbs are halogen. I understand DD has a PnP kit, but I was under the impression this is a very bad way to install HIDs, w/o retrofitting. However in another thread, some users say they work fine, and don't cause other drivers problems....
 

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the bulbs ARE halogen projectors. for brighter and whiter output, I'd recommend the PIAA. not as good as HID, but waaaaay better than stock.
bulb size is H11B.
 

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the bulbs ARE halogen projectors. for brighter and whiter output, I'd recommend the PIAA. not as good as HID, but waaaaay better than stock.
bulb size is H11B.
what about the HID that DD sells....why is this ok, or not a big deal? I thought any type of halagon housing was bad when using HIDs
 

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what about the HID that DD sells....why is this ok, or not a big deal? I thought any type of halagon housing was bad when using HIDs
My 6000K DD hids work great in stock projectors...no problems here.
 

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what about the HID that DD sells....why is this ok, or not a big deal? I thought any type of halagon housing was bad when using HIDs
lighting experts will tell you that is true. HID's and halogens are different and require different projectors. you can find plenty of info about it in the internet. however, the VT's projectors seems to work OK with HIDs based on users' experience here. one thing to consider though is it's legality - depending on how much of an ass cops are in your area, you could get pulled over as technically, all aftermarket HIDs are illegal (vendors would tell you otherwise). still, odds of this happening is slim to none especially with the VT's projectors' making it look OEM.

the PIAA are halogen plug-n-play bulbs that seems to have brighter output. it's not as white as the LEDs on our headlights, since technically, the whiter it becomes (more blue, less yellow), the less bright it will be. i actually like the look of the contrast though.
 

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Quick Google search says no. Basically, they are cheap, and you get what you pay for according to the internet people.
Thats what I had read. I dont trust everything I read from a search. The VT boards are normally better!
 

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I'm guessing you have not been here long then.
Well no matter what is said here there is always someone who thinks different! LOL
 
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