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Hello everyone...

I know I have a '10 3V but it's the same body style as 11-14, and this thread is about the headlights...

So my car came with HID from the factory, and I'm not really digging the look of them without the 13-14 style DRL, plus changing the bulb was a hassle...So i thought about upgrading/swapping them out with some S550 style headlights with the tri bar DRL in the center.

However, I looked on LMR and some other places, it seems like those S550 style headlights don't fit because my car came with the HID. Is there really no way to change them?

If y'all know how to or any headlight assemblies that can replace these please leave the link too. Thanks a lot
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The "except for HID" thing has more to do with the wiring harness, mounting holes, and extra electronics than the shape fit, I bet.
Check that those aftermarket 550-Style headlights are actually HID projectors. Most aftermarket projector headlights are Halogen and they sometimes include an HID kit. A real HID Projector will have much better output than a Halogen Projector with an HID Kit (especially compared to the crappy halogen projector that comes in most aftermarket ebay headlights).

Are these the ones you saw:
Considering, it says H1 bulbs, they are Halogen and most-likely the same crappy Halogen Projectors used in most aftermarket ebay headlights. I'd recommend finding a set that uses real HID Projectors or get these and swap out the projectors in them to good HID Projectors.

Your 2010 has the Optional OEM HID Projectors right? Those Halogen 550-Style will be a downgrade in output. The 2013-2014 OEM HID headlights might fit. Probably similar output to what you have now, just look different.
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H1 is the type code for the BASIC 55 watt halogen bulb. Nothing special. Save your money.
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