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Bulb Help

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Scosh, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Dec 9, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    Scosh

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    Ok so I am about to order some HIDs for my truck and I was wondering what exactly is the bulb size that I need. I have H4 Sylvania bulbs right now, but on headlight websites they say that it is 9003. Any help? 2002 Prerunner Sr5
     
  2. Dec 9, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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  3. Dec 9, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    Alright thanks man, I was asking because H4 and 9003 were two different bulb choices.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    They may be the same sizes, but may be different watts. Stick with H4.
     
  5. Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 AM
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    yeah I ordered H4 10000K:)
     
  6. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:09 AM
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    10000k Those are going to be pretty blue
     
  7. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:40 AM
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    Yeah, personally I like the blue so that why I orderded them. IMO I think that they are nice and stand out.
     
  8. Dec 10, 2009 at 4:54 AM
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    Cool. Post some pictures once you get them. Are the true hid with balasts or just bulbs?
     
  9. Dec 10, 2009 at 8:47 AM
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    I hope it doesn't rain often where you live.
     
  10. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:07 PM
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    Its the true HID kit and I am ordering yellow fog lights to fix the rain problem:)
     
  11. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    I see, well alot of cars over here have purple and green HIDs and pass by cops with no problem. I guess cops down here worry more about the drug deals rather than car lighting.
     
  12. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:27 PM
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    Once you get into 10000k and above the output often isn't any better and in some cases worse than stock. But if that's the color you want go for it, as long as I don't have to drive near you lol. Personally I think the really blue/purplish HID's cheapen the look of the vehicle and come off as very ricerish. Not to mention they're VERY fatiguing on your eyes too after you're driving awhile at night. However, my opinion is biased I go for function over form. I had 5000k HID's and loved them and would never go over 6000k. Good luck with them.
     
  13. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    Yes, 8000K is very blue on 35 w. 8000K on 55 w is like 6000k on 35 w. I used to have 8000K and it would be very hard to see in the rain.

    Scosh, what makes it a true HID kit?
     
  14. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Assume he was answering that. But if they were just bulbs they wouldn't be HID's even though alot of those cheapo bulbs incorrectly label their product as HID's.
     
  15. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    I ordered the whole kit, ballast and everything.
     
  16. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    and I just ordered the low beam so that whenever I high beam the light turns bright white.
     
  17. Dec 10, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    I think we're all aware of what an HID kit by now :thumbsup:
     
  18. Dec 10, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    Pretty much, 10000k low and like 5000k high.
     
  19. Dec 12, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    FIRST startup right after installation, tell me what you guys think.

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