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Old 05-14-2010, 01:16 PM   #1
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Question What HID kit should i get. I need y'alls opinion!

I want to get new low beams for my 92 Bonneville SE.
the ddm tuning HID kit is available in 35w and 55w. If i choose ddm i would get the 55w.

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/DD...ast-35W-or-55W

http://cgi.ebay.com/HID-Xenon-Conver...-/270407259623

Now, What heat color should i get? i was thinking 6000k. I dont know alot but HID'*, even though 20000k is a higher number than 6000k, that doesnt mean its brighter right?

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which kit should i get?
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DDM in 35W (55W might risk melting the housing) and if you want white colored headlights get the 6000K. Above 6000K the light gets dimmer and starts to get a blueish tint. At 20000K its purple and you can't see crap in front of you
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DDM in 35W (55W might risk melting the housing) and if you want white colored headlights get the 6000K. Above 6000K the light gets dimmer and starts to get a blueish tint. At 20000K its purple and you can't see crap in front of you
I want blueish lights... so 7500k? There is no way to get around melting the housing with 55w HID'*?
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8000K will be a light blue tint. I'm not sure on the 55W part but I haven't seen a member on here use them yet and to be safe I'd just get the 35W. I have 35W in mine and it provides plenty of light.

Here'* my 8000Ks

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Yea thats pretty bright... Im getting closer to making my decision but more input would be appreciated.
I know that if u use 55w the color isnt as bright.(8000k 55watt is the same color as 6000k 35watt)
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Never heard that one before but if its true you could just go with 10000K in 55W if you really want to go that way
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Never heard that one before but if its true you could just go with 10000K in 55W if you really want to go that way
is the probability high of melting my housings?
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I have no idea to be honest. The 35W already get super hot just imagine adding 20W more of heat to them. I don't see the need to risk it.
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I have no idea to be honest. The 35W already get super hot just imagine adding 20W more of heat to them. I don't see the need to risk it.
I guess your right, Bummer. I am looking for reliability not show, so i should stick with 35w. So now, are 10000k'* brighter than 8000k or is it just color change and no more usable light than 8000k, or maybe even less usable light than 8000k
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