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Old 02-08-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
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Xeons vs. AAC

Looking to add HIDs to my LS. I want both the low and high beams. Is this a good alternative to the AAC kit for $225?

http://www.xenithxenons.com/product_p/gen-kit.htm

This kit reuses the current housing. I'm not sure if its any good or not. I would be going 6k as I want a white look not blue, those blue lights annoy the crap out of me when I see them. Any help and input on this is appreciated. Thank you!
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Old 02-08-2011, 10:33 PM   #2
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I havent bought hids for my camaro but you might get more luck if a moderator can move this thread to the right location.
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Old 02-08-2011, 10:46 PM   #3
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Wheres it need to be moved to? This is the lighting section so I assumed this would be appropriate.
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:29 AM   #4
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One big difference is the price lol. Both will use your factory housing. There are members here using xenith xenons. I have yet to hear of any problems. Just remember both price might be for single beams. The cost is higher for the hi/low kits.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:33 AM   #5
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Yea. single for Xeon is like $60 i think for hi/low it $99 but still way cheaper then the $225 AAC wants. I was more curious to see if there was a significant difference in quality of light but I mean if its basically the same thing or hardly noticeable I will go with the cheaper ones and save sme $$ for my exhaust. Thanks.
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Old 02-09-2011, 09:52 AM   #6
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If you go the AAC path you're lights are warrantied for life. That right there is worth the extra money to me
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I run cheaper HIDs and are more them happy with them. I even sent a members here a free set of bulbs when he ordered the wrong ones. The other people wouldn't swap them out for him. He was more then happy with the hid bulbs I sent him.
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What k do the rs package camaros come with stock?
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the old saying you get what you pay for comes in to play here go aac
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:45 AM   #10
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What k do the rs package camaros come with stock?
4300K, all factory Xenon lights are 4300K.

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Yea. single for Xeon is like $60 i think for hi/low it $99 but still way cheaper then the $225 AAC wants. I was more curious to see if there was a significant difference in quality of light but I mean if its basically the same thing or hardly noticeable I will go with the cheaper ones and save sme $$ for my exhaust. Thanks.
I am not going to discredit any other products out there but I will point out a couple of features that make the ORACLE kit a plus when installing on a 5th gen Camaro.

1) High Quality 32V Digital AC Ballasts. These ballasts work in conjunction with the headlight DRL (every non-RS Camaro has this) without the use of relay harnesses, additional wiring, or capacitor/resistor setups. These ballasts fire faster and accept a wider input range than anything else on the market.

See bottom-right corner here:


Other notable features are that there is a built-in rectifier which is usually sold separately for $35. You get this at no charge, this stabilizes current and allows the ballast to perform at a high level and last longer than a normal ballast. There is also a LED indicator built into the ballast that tells you when the ballast is getting power (similar to a stereo amplifier).

2) Our bulbs are not just re-based elements, they are specific to each bulb type and feature accurate bulb-geometry. This means that the arc is placed in the exact same position as the filament is in its halogen counterpart. The purpose of this is that the Xenon light output hits the reflector at the exact same angle as the halogen light and put the light where you need it- on the ROAD. It also keeps light out of oncoming traffic for obvious safety concerns.

Here is an example installed on a non-RS Camaro. You can see the light stays below the view of oncoming traffic and progressively dips down as per OEM design.



^That photo was taken without any headlight adjustment whatsover, just plug, play, photo.


If you want a $60 HID kit just let me know, we have them in stock and can sell you that if that is what you want.

To be honest, we don't even bother to advertise our entry-level lighting on this forum because every Camaro owner we have spoken to tells us they want only the best for their baby and so we sped our time offering our best for you guys.
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:14 AM   #11
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Wow thank you AAC. I will probably go w/ you now, youve pretty much sold me. I just need to wait to get some $$ saved up so I can afford them now. Thanks again!
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