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I bought a 09 Grey TDI 8 months ago and its been the best car I have ever bought. My only wish is that it had HID headlights. So my questions is, is there an aftermarket HID kit I can buy and install so I can replace the awful halogen lights?
 

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You could buy OEM HID headlights but they use a self leveling sensor on the suspension and they're expensive. ECS tuning sells them too.

http://www.tmtuning.com/HOME/catalog/product_detail.php?default_product=1051

The cheapest way is to buy an OEM quality projector headlight and put an aftermarket HID kit into it. You can't do it with a reflector beam like yours because the beam will be all messed up. Check out the Hella Dynabeam - Hella is an OEM manufacturer and they have sensors to turn the beam into turns. http://www.tmtuning.com/HOME/catalog/product_detail.php?default_product=1800 It has a projector lens so all you need to do is put a HID kit into it.
 

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The cheapest I've seen them is here: http://www.tdiparts.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1028 You must have a high line lighting control module on the car.

I would get these because at that price, you're about the price of the hella dynabeams + a HID kit. Plus, it'll be OEM quality. OEM HIDS have a better beam pattern than HID bulbs in projector housings but they're acceptable and most people wouldn't know the difference. The difference is that OEM headlamps are bi-xenon, both high and low beam are HID. If you do a retrofit you'll have HID lows only and halogen high beams.

Hella housings are good but I would avoid cheapo ebay headlight housings because while they may look good in a picture, it'll be obvious in person that the plastic is soft and cheap, fitment isn't as good as OEM, wiring isn't built to the same standards, etc.

You could also get OEM projector headlights and put a HID kit into it. They're backordered though: http://www.ecstuning.com/Volkswagen-Golf_V--2.5/Lighting/Headlights/ES6476/
 
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