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Feb 17, 2:29pm - #402766 
hid's

ok guys. im interested in getting some hids for my car. i know that the 4300 is the brightest from all of them and that the bmw and all the other luxury cars put the 4300 on their cars. However, i dont know how much of a difference in light output there will be for a 6000 hid system. i mean i want the brightest light, but i also want the blue look when you look at it from far away. Ive read about that effect comming from the lens of the car, not the light itself. But is there anyone that can help me out on this. Or is there anyone in the southern california area that might have hids, so i can see what they look like in person?

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Feb 17, 2:31pm - #402767 
whoopsy. wrong forum, can someone move it to the right place. thanks

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Feb 17, 3:07pm - #402768 
well if it doenst get moved. here is mine., i ahve oem hid so there 4300. personalyl i woudl get the 6000 to get a nice blue tint. mine look great form certina angles smile but eya a tab blueer woudl be nice

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Feb 17, 3:32pm - #402769 
i have a 8000k kit and love it realy blue and lighting is still better then my silverstars


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Feb 17, 10:26pm - #402770 
I just got some 6000k they are sweet!!!!!!!!!!! way kweeler that the 4300k trust me they are SWEETY perfect combination of color (Bluish/purlplish depending on the angle) and brightness!!!!!!!!! Its like hooking up some stadium reflectors on ma gts lol!!!!!! wow~!~~ 6000k man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Feb 17, 11:22pm - #402771 
i have 6000k tongue it's in my closet right now rofl


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Feb 18, 12:26am - #402772 
Originally Posted by Erick
i have 6000k tongue it's in my closet right now rofl


why dont you hurry up with the project!! rofl

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Feb 18, 12:27am - #402773 
procrastination owned's me cry


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Feb 18, 2:18am - #402774 
so you guys think 6000 is the way to go over 4300?

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Feb 18, 5:45am - #402775 
i would still take the 4300 for better view, if you just want looks get the 6000k

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Feb 18, 5:57am - #402776 
6000 if you want the spify look smile 4300 if you going for safty and visibility

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Feb 18, 7:28am - #402777 
anything lower than 7000K is good.

im using 8000K right now...it's a bit dimmer than the 6500K ive used b4. but i want the road to show white not yellowish, so i went for 8000K.

and for the brightness, big brand name HIDs will be brighter than small brand name HIDs that is for sure. (considering same Ks... but when compared, some big brand name HIDs with 8000K will be brighter than small brand name HIDs with 6000K...)


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Feb 18, 8:20am - #402778 
I think 6000K is the way to go, light output is just a little bit less than the 4300K and it has a light bluish/purpleish hue to the light.

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Feb 18, 10:52am - #402779 
Isn't it true that if you buy a 6000K kit, that over time the Ks go up a bit as it wears in?

From what I read about HIDs, 6K is the way to go.

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Feb 19, 1:36am - #402780 
like does the ground light up blue with the 6000k just like painted bulbs, or does it light up bright white like stock cars that come with hids?

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Feb 19, 1:39am - #402781 
summed up info on HID's.. read Tony's post...

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_252822_0_collapsed_5__1.html

i could go on and on but thats basically it happywink


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Feb 19, 3:09am - #402782 
would i be well off with the kit from xenondepot.com? and since i have an 03 celica without hids, will the 4300 kit give me some type of prism effect since the headlights had been made for hids?

Or does toyota put the regular headlight housings if you dont get the car from them with hids?

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Feb 20, 8:19pm - #402783 
if the car didn't come with hid's ur not gonna get the same performance using ur halogen lense

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Feb 20, 10:32pm - #402784 
does anyone know how long HID's last?

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Feb 20, 10:55pm - #402785 
here's my lexus hids!

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Feb 20, 11:03pm - #402786 
Originally Posted by ChiNeyBwoy
does anyone know how long HID's last?


they tend to last the life of the car ...with proper care ...such as giving the bulbs enough time to cool before turning it back on.. something like turning it off and on .. off and on multiple times isn't so good happywink


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Feb 20, 11:29pm - #402787 
Originally Posted by CaLiGTS
here's my lexus hids!
so are those 43k or 6k?

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