Originally Posted by Fraychild
Can't say I agree with either one of you... I'm using 4300K bulbs, so they're no where near "blue" in color.
Plus, I have my low beams aimed slightly lower so not to blind oncoming traffic but can still see plenty in front of me when driving at night.
Since this is only a matter of opinion... because technically, NO aftermarket HID kit is legal or recommended... I personally love the 55W kit and my reasons for 'recommending' them are justified to me because:
1 - much better and consistent light output (with A/C ballasts) and 2 - No issues.
That is true, I ran 55w ballast in the Mini's for about 2 years. The only problem I saw was the shrouds would melt and look terrible after some time. Otherwise light output was insane. I don't think I am going to be using 55w for the focus though, and bulbs for 55w (Good brand) seemed harder to find.