2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods Discussion, Putco HID Bulbs on 09' CTS in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; Hey all, My 09' CTS came with some of the extra add-ons, sadly the HID headlights was not one of ...
- 01-21-13 02:17 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 2009 CTS
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- Feb 2012
Putco HID Bulbs on 09' CTS
My 09' CTS came with some of the extra add-ons, sadly the HID headlights was not one of them. I saw these bulbs elsewhere and wanted to see if anyone can answer this.
1. Are these the factory bulbs ( or something like them anyways ) that would come in the car from the dealership?
2. It notes there is a built in burner, does this mean I do not need ballasts? For instance you just pop the bulbs in and whalah you have the same HID setup they install at the dealer?
3. Can I put them in my 09' CTS that did not come with HIDs installed.
- 01-21-13 05:07 PM #2
Those bulbs will only fit a car that came with hid lights from factory. These bulbs have a higher kelvin rating.. It will emit a more white/ blue light than a stock bulb.
Save some money buy the HID headlight from eBay. Direct swap. That's what I did.