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Fog Light HID Conversion

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Rockstar Junkie, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. Aug 18, 2008 at 8:28 AM
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    Rockstar Junkie

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    Anyone know what HID bulb I would need to convert the fog lights to HID?
     
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    If you are installing a true HID system with ballast, etc, the bulbs come in two different wattages. 35w and the new 55w. The K factor is another thing to keep in mind here. The lower the K factor, ie, 4000k for instance, throws a better light than a 8000k. Quite the opposite with halogen bulbs. Halogen bulbs also throw a lot more heat than the HID bulbs. So, I would say its safe to install a 35w 4000k H3, assuming you have H3 halogen bulbs in there right now.
     
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