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6000K 23 79.31%
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Old Apr 24, 2010, 01:07 PM   #1
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6k or 8k HID

just curious to see what everyone thinks looks the best. 6K or 8k
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Old Apr 24, 2010, 07:20 PM   #2
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6, but only in a projector housing.
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:09 AM   #3
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Anything beyond 6k looks like your trying too hard to look cool.
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:11 AM   #4
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neither, nothing over 5k
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:16 AM   #5
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arent the stock HID's that they use on the evos 4300k? i wouldnt go above that im my opinion

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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:42 AM   #6
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arent the stock HID's that they use on the evos 4300k? i wouldnt go above that im my opinion
Yes you are correct and I agree with your opinion. The higher number changes the color of the light and makes it look "cool" at the expense of reduced light output.
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:49 AM   #7
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the wattage from the kit will also change the light output. a 6k HID bulb with a 35w kit will look different than a 6k bulb on a 55w kit. the 55w will make it brighter which if i'm correct it will be a whiter shade of that temp.
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 09:56 AM   #8
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go with stock bulbs, cant go wrong, all this 6k through 12k crap is for people who wants light bulbs to make their car look cool, Headlights were meant to let you see at night, not blind other people and make your car look cool, the stock bulb is perfect, 6k is not as bad as 8k or higher but the stock is always better,
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Old Apr 25, 2010, 03:45 PM   #9
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6000k is the highest temperature you can go before you start losing usuable light. I have 3000K 55w for my fogs and 6000k 55w for my high beams. Headlights are the oem 4300K
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My buddy has the stock HIDs and I have 6k aftermarkets. I can't tell much difference, might be different bulb manufacturer inconsistencies. You can go up to 6k.
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