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Hids 6000k or 8000k?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by joshy523, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:45 PM
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    joshy523

    joshy523 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    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?
     
  2. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    yosh2000

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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...!
     
  3. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:48 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    I'd go 6K. Any higher and they lose their brightness.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    yosh2000

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    wrong, any higher than 4300K they loose their lumens...
     
  5. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    seksilumpia

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    8ks on mine..and i fucken love em
     
  6. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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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
     
  7. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    raskal311

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    5100 set to max, pending LSD and TRD CAI
    That blue tint is so played out.
     
  8. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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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
     
  9. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    5100 set to max, pending LSD and TRD CAI
    6k would be it.
     
  10. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    joshy523

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    Thanks guys i guess i might go with the 6k and maybe 3k for the fogs
     
  11. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    yosh2000

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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...
     
  12. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    Where can i get those yosh2k?
     
  13. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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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.
     
  14. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:30 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yup thats what I have!! I love them!!:D
     
  15. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    those are projectors that make it look cool:cool:

    x2
     
  16. Mar 11, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    I love my 35w 4500k's...
     
  17. Mar 11, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    I like my 55w 8000k's.
     
  18. Mar 11, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    all around bilstens 5100 set on high, Satoshi grill, custom JL audio system, kenwood cd deck, Clifford alarm, weathertechs, custom light bar, k&n intake, super 40 flowmaster
    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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