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Old 03-11-2010, 01:45 PM   #1
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Hids 6000k or 8000k?

Im on my way to get some hids for my 05, can make up my mind on going with either 6k or 8k what do you guys think?
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4300K, will give the most lumens (light) on the road....and that is the reason for switching to HIDs right...more light on the road...!
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I'd go 6K. Any higher and they lose their brightness.
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I'd go 6K. Any higher and they lose their brightness.
wrong, any higher than 4300K they loose their lumens...
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I had 6k and then switched to 4500k. they are not as blue but are brighter, they still have a very slight tint of blue to them
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That blue tint is so played out.
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I want a light blue look but something more like the range rovers or bmws i dont want anything to blue
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6k would be it.
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Thanks guys i guess i might go with the 6k and maybe 3k for the fogs
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I want a light blue look but something more like the range rovers or bmws i dont want anything to blue
then you need a retro and use phillips 85122 bulbs...thats the only way to get that look...a cheap PNP kit will NOT get you those results...
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Where can i get those yosh2k?
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^ full retro info is in my sig...otherwise, here is my for sale thread of a OEM PNP kit...here

thats all OEM stuff and will get you as close as you can get to the BMW, etc without doing the retro.
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Thanks guys i guess i might go with the 6k and maybe 3k for the fogs
Yup thats what I have!! I love them!!
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I want a light blue look but something more like the range rovers or bmws i dont want anything to blue
those are projectors that make it look cool

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then you need a retro and use phillips 85122 bulbs...thats the only way to get that look...a cheap PNP kit will NOT get you those results...
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I love my 35w 4500k's...
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I like my 55w 8000k's.
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okay so i went with the 35w 6000k and the look pretty cool, its exactly what i wanted and these light are not hard to put on.
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