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Any recommendations on where to get a Xenon kit for my 01 SL?

Thanks for any help.


Joe Cortney
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[:)] Xenon Lights

The aftermarket items are not as good as the OEM lighting. They are significantly brighter than the factory stock headlights, though the OEM Bosch Xenons have the magnifier lens that look great.

I purchased my brand new OEM Bosch set (complete with Xenons, ballasts, bulbs and the front corner side marker signal light) at Performance Products out of Southern Calif. Check the web

http://performanceproducts.com

You can sometimes see them on Ebay, but there's got to be many others looking/bidding for the same thing without guarantees (should you be the winning bidder).

Hz[8D]
 

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I thought that xenons came standard after 2k
 

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I found these guys:

www.xenonvalot.com

Not bad pricing and supposedly a factory kit.

Anyone ever do business with them?

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I placed the OEM Bosch HID units (with the projector type light) on my 91 500SL in January 2002, well before all of the HID bulb/ballast replacement kits were available. Unbelievable light output.[:)]
I got the replacement headlights from Bekkers (http://www.bekkers.com). Very expensive but you get a true conversion and not a plain looking headlight that now has a replacement HID bulb with lousy beam focus and performance. I did end up replacing my halogen headlight bulbs (already in a projector type headlight) in my Viper with HID bulbs and the gain was not nearly as impressive as in the Benz.
 
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