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3000k hid fogs are way to green. bad bulbs?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by achirdo, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Feb 23, 2011 at 12:35 PM
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    achirdo

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    just got these off of a member here yesterday and installed them. i know they are suppost to be a little green when they start up but this just isnt right

    no fogs....

    hid5.jpg


    fogs before warm up


    hid1.jpg


    after warm up



    hid4.jpg
     
  2. Feb 23, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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    Bump for opinions
     
  3. Feb 23, 2011 at 1:39 PM
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    I'm thinking they are supposed to be way more "yellow" in the kelvin spectrum. I have 6000k for my fogs/driving lights.

    Every one of the 3000K I have seen are all (or mostly yellow).

    Green doesn't seem to be efficient for driving (except for party lights) :)

    AZ
     
  4. Feb 23, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    That's fucking sick hahaha!!!!!! There supposed to be yellow but that green is awesome! Damn I need a ricer so I can use those!
     
  5. Feb 23, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    Yeah that looks to green to me. I also have 3K HID's in my fogs and they arent like that at all. I'm not sure what the issue is, if you have bad bulbs or bad ballasts. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Feb 23, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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    I called ddm tuning and they said that the bulbs arnt heating up correctly.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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    Kinda looked like Yellow+Blue at first. Like your headlight color mixing with fogs. Glad you found a solution. Hope DDM fixes it.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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    Could it be that I touched the bulbs when I installed them? Just saw that your not suppost to. Could that be it?
     
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