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Old 04-29-2018, 06:34 PM   #1
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Can someone explain to me why when I searched rockauto, a single Hella HID Ballast is $267, but I can buy an entire Kensun HID Kit for 80 bucks??


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You can try eBay also. For new and used.
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oh I don't need one myself, I was just trying to figure out why the Hella HID Ballast alone costs four times as much as a full, name-brand HID Kit. Doesn't make sense to me at all.
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Agree on that.
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Not sure, Hella is much more of a brand name...

Zenith TV's are just as name brand as Samsung but the quality and picture is much different with a very different price tag.
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Oh yeah I wasn't saying Hella was an off-brand or anything. Every HID Kit I've found has been around a hundred bucks, except that one.
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I've put Kensun kits in three cars now and have only had one kit be 1) the correct lights and 2) work longer than six months.

There's definitely a markup on the Hella kit- assuming it's proprietary to the SVT it probably isn't produced very much any more, like most SVT parts- but the Kensuns definitely do live up to their budget price.
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