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Philips D2S Bulbs Vs. Morimoto bulbs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by carolinataco, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. carolinataco

    carolinataco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any experience between the two bulbs? Currently i have the Morimoto 5000K D2S bulbs. I am thinking about upgrading (if it is worth it) to the Philips 85122 + or the 85122WX.... Any input? Photos?

    I also have the Morimoto Mini projectors with 55watt ballasts.
     
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    Love my Philips.
     
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    IamTacO red balls got me!

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    philips FTW. i had asked matt from theretrofitsource about the difference between the 85122 and the 85122+ and the + ones don't color shift over time like the normal ones do. so, i would guess over time, the morimoto bulbs will shift where as the 85122+'s will retain the oem color

    i ran 55w ballasts and 85122+ on my wrx, no issues at all. but they were in TFX projectors, so i'm not sure how the mini's will hold up over time with the added heat from the ballasts
     
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    Ok, I will deffinetly be changing to the philips bulbs.... now I just gotta figure out if the wx bulbs are worth the extra cash over the "+" bulbs. Anyone got the wx bulbs?
     
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    IamTacO red balls got me!

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    some searching on hidplanet yielding this. philips ultinon (the official name for the WX)

    the higher the lm rating, the more usable light

    philips 85122 (4100K, 3200 lumens)
    philips 85122+ (4300K, 3400 lumens)
    philips CM (4800K, 3100 lumens)
    philips ultinon (5800K, 2400 lumens)
     
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    So if I wanted best performance(light output) for my buck I should go with the + model right?
     
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    IamTacO red balls got me!

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    i believe that would be the best choice
     
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    carolinataco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Which philips bulbs do you have?
     
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