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I've just had a look over the HID headlight today and the inner 'eye' piece if you want to call it that, where the HID bulb sits, is EXACTLY the same as the non-HID variant. same colour, same metal, same everything. the only difference is the mounting bracket on the rear where obviously the bulbs are different fitment.

So now you no longer need to track one down as i've done your job for you :)
 

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Thanks Jase. There was a discussion a while back about fitment of HID bulbs to non-HID headlights. All the talk was about the focus of the HID bulb and that the light pattern would be incorrect. If I could get hold of a HID headlight, I would fit it to my car and do a back to back comparison to finally put the issue to bed, but from your information, it sounds like they are the same.
 
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Well if you wait a few weeks i will be able to sort you out with the HID 'eye' form the headlight :)
 

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Awesome. Let me know. Thanks Jase.

P.S. I hope it won't be full of water :p
 

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I managed to run halogen H7(I think) in my stock HID with no change to the beam pattern :)
 

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hmmm.... that's interesting. Still if I get the projector, I will put the rumour to bed once and for all.
 
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