Damaged Headlight - Looking for new one

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Hey guys,

I was driving today and a piece of road debris hit my headlight and broke the housing plastic. I need to get a new headlight and the dealership wants $1300 just for the part.

I found it a lot cheaper here: www.gmpartsonline.net: Headlamp Kit - GM (84388632) | GMPartOnline

Does anyone have a connection to get this cheaper? Its for a 2017 Silverado LT Z71. If you PM me i'll send you the last 8 of the VIN.

Also, should I stay away from aftermarket replacements rather than OEM GM parts?

Opinions and advice are appreciated!

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Join the specific GM/Silverado forums for your model and search the buy/sell sections. People get rid of factory lights if they replace with aftermarket.

I've never seen an aftermarket headlight that wasn't total crap, poor housing quality, poor projector quality or condensation issues are common.
 

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Have you looked at RockAuto.com yet? I got an OEM power window switch assembly from them recently for the GTO that was way cheaper than the dealer and still cheaper than even most of the generic GM parts suppliers online.
 

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They only have aftermarket Anzo ones for full assembly. I know someone with Anzo lamps in their Silverado, they are on their 4th "warranty" set.
 

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I haven’t looked for his particular model, but I almost always look at RockAuto first because sometimes they have the best selection and I at least know what kind of pricing I’m looking at when comparing elsewhere. If they don’t happen to have a good selection for that particular part, no big deal, look elsewhere :)
 

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Check the local junkyards. You may get lucky.
I couldn't believe when I went to a local one here recently and they had all the vehicles sorted by make and model.
You tell them what you are looking for and they tell you what row its in. Good luck.
 

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Partsgeek.com
 

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For something that new, car-part.com is probably your best bet.