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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-25-2009, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Help me pick a color temp

Basically I'm looking to get some HIDs for the retrofits I'm planning. Anyway, I want white, pure white. I'm thinking that'd be 5000k but I'd like to see some pictures of people with 4300k 5000k and 6000k just to compare before I go get them. Thanks!
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6K is what you need. Very little blue hue to it just to give it color. I'll try to find pics gimme a second.

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Like I said it gives off a blue color from the light at angle but white as crap output...lights up reflective signs like crazy. Only pics I have now, but I will try to get more. To lazy tonight. ;)



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hmmm, i donno it still looks kinda blue for me. How do they look on the road? I'm just looking for pure white goodness, you know?
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Yea looking into them they look kinda blue which I was worried about when I installed them. But on the road there WHITE!!! I will get some pics for you this weekend. Also when using projectors they usually drop 1000 Kelvin.

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post #6 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-25-2009, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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See now that I did not know, I'll guess Im gonna go 6000k for when I get my retrofits... I was thinking about putting them in my stockers but people say thats a big no no. But i dont know if i can wait for retrofits lol. Thanks for the help btw
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No problem, and not a big NO NO, it bugs me because it reflects everywhere badly. Just annoying.

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For pure white,,do not exceed 5000K


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post #9 of 37 (permalink) Old 09-27-2009, 05:13 PM Thread Starter
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Cool thanks, So our cars need 35watt bulbs right? Just making sure before order them and the rest of the retrofit parts.
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