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WTB : Spare Roadster Headlights

Discussion in 'Roadster 2008-2012' started by jason.tv, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. jason.tv

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    I am Looking to buy a extra set of roadster headlights in good quality condition if anyone has any for sale, perhaps you had the HID upgrade and have a set laying around?

    PM me!
     
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    Thanks but looking for better quality; Still looking
     
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    I have my originals, too, saved when they were replaced by HID. But part of the reason for the replacement was that they were peeling, so not what you want.
     
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    peeling lights can be fixed.
     
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    So I should probably keep them in case of damage to my car.
     
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    no worries; I will find them eventually.
     
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    Our Roadster has original Headlights very clean and clear, car was always in a garage.
    How do you upgrade to HID , aftermarket parts or were they Tesla Options available after sale from
    The SC
     
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    #9 jason.tv, Oct 26, 2020
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    Tesla offers HID Xenon lights directly from service center. I heard from a few members they still have them although it's a pricy upgrade; They used to be $2,400 plus labor when roadsters were still being serviced. I heard now they are $4k since they don't offer these on a daily basis anymore.

    They give you entirely new lights since the code for xenon or HID requires a secure bracket or secure spot for the Ballisters underneath the lights.

    Or my headlight guy can install the Bi-xenon: Morimoto Mini H1 8.0 HID Projectors with custom fitted bracket - (not the bracket to hold the ballister; the bracket / ring to hold the morimoto h1 in place) his bracket guy created for the housing for your original lights. - Diyme Designz – Custom Automotive Lighting which would probably be $700-750 at most total for both lights to upgrade to HID.

    So it made sense to upgrade myself to HID Xenon rather than paying $4k and as you know I got the halo switchbacks; one on the few if not only - lights-halos.mp4

    OEM Tesla 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Roadster Left HID Xenon Headlight w/ Ballast | eBay

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