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Old 01-04-2010, 05:56 PM   #11
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Mouse you know 6,000K is brighter than 8,000K right?
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Yes I do, but it'* the same color that cars that come with HID'* have. It'* not the brightness that people hate. It'* the odd colors that are hard on the eyes and people not aiming them right that people don't like.
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then im sold on getting the hid kit...... im not doing it for looks , actually the benefits , i work at an auto parts store and i tried all the lights that are out there halogens, cool blues, silverstars, and silver star ultras, and i really didnt like em... i know what mouse means by the annoying glare they give, when i had my 90 300zx twin turbo... i had hid'* on it but i had to adjust the headlights so that they are not aimed to high to the point its blinds oncoming cars....when i get them for my pontiac ima adjust them so it wont blind anyone...i like the 12k purple but the 8k blue looks better...
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i was under the impression that 5000k was the brightest and whitest you could get
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5000k is the brightest usable light. You are correct. Most HIDs start at 6000k though, don't know why.
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I really like 5000k, I have them on both my cars. It provides good usable light, and (to me) looks just like a factory HID equipped car when approaching. But you guys are right, 5000k isn't easy to find, not everyone carries it. A lot of companies skip straight from 4300k to 6000k. 6000k and up is too blue for my tastes, 4300k isn't blue enough.
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i was just looking for a HID thread lol i plan on the 6ks cuz ive heard from a few that lawenforcment will pull over people with colored lighting. i just dont want the hassle of gettin stopped lol
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Yes, in a lot of locales the really blue or purple lights are illegal. 6000k is the best bet when getting HIDs.
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In a lot of places any aftemarket HID kits are illegal but it depends on the state, in Ohio its illegal but in Indiana its legal
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i chatted with a guy from futurevision HID and he said their bulbs run cooler than original stock halogens hahaa good to hear lol
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