Yes, that made such a difference with my headlights - the only difference with the new ones is the inner refelcting material, with the 98-00 being variable focus reflecting - I believe that is correct, but my light at night is actually more white, almost blusish white - I will get you the number of the place where I ordered the bulbs.
I will pass on the xenons for now.
About the body shop,
I am waiting for the insurance company to okay the pulling out of the dash to repair the leaky vacuum line. Then I will let you know how everything goes.