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Old 04-04-2013, 03:00 PM   #81
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As for blue tinted halogen bulbs, they won't entirely be blue! Silverstars, Eurolites etc have blue tint on their bulbs so as when mixed with the natural yellow light output of the halogen bulb, it appears white. In any case, halogens with any tint will have less effective output than the same without.

And for those thinking about HID's in non HID spec'd housing: 1 depending on wattage (35w or 55w) it is the actual higher light output that can be absorbed, rise in temp = melting cheap plastic. 2. Reflector style housing (used for halogens) using HID's gives you this: instead of a tiny super bright star (millions of light years away) blinding you, have the sun shinning at you (yes, a star but much much closer) lol
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:04 PM   #82
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Those who might want higher light output but want to keep 'stock' and legal, look into converting a H9 to H11 bulb http://forum.mazda6club.com/exterior...onversion.html

You use up to 15 watts more, which from many sites does not raise temps much but you're going from around 1100-1400 lumens to approx 2200 to 2400 lumens in some cases!
Sure, the bulbs won't last as long but you'll get much brighter bulbs at a less overall cost, super easy to do and no alteration of the factory equipment, or dipped bulb errors! AND stay legal!
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:21 PM   #83
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found this one on ebay: 55watt 8000k HID kit However, This one is 35 watt and called "slim". and also this one, which is also 35 watt but called "bright" I'm not sure which one is appropriate.
It comes with Ballasts and everything else you need apparently!

also if I'm going to do HID for headlights i'd like to convert my fogs to HID's too. Same idea right?
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:36 PM   #84
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Also, there's this. This is the site I was using when I found out about HID conversion.
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Color Chart According to this color chart 8000k is a white/blue mix.

And I just answered my own question about fog lights. This site says "fog or driving lights" and it also says it includes a pair of ballasts.
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This thread is so off topic it's crazy. To the original poster: if you would, please post some pictures of the beam pattern of both the low beams and high beams. Try to be in a dark area and pointed at a wall so we can see how good the projector is. Like this:


Just do one light not both at the same time.

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This thread is so off topic it's crazy. To the original poster: if you would, please post some pictures of the beam pattern of both the low beams and high beams. Try to be in a dark area and pointed at a wall so we can see how good the projector is. Like this:


Just do one light not both at the same time.

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I can give you a pic of the light throw when both lights on, but I cant give you the pic for individual light since they are all on my car now.
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I can give you a pic of the light throw when both lights on, but I cant give you the pic for individual light since they are all on my car now.
When the light throw on a wall, it looks light what on your pic
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Also, there's this. This is the site I was using when I found out about HID conversion.
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Color Chart According to this color chart 8000k is a white/blue mix.

And I just answered my own question about fog lights. This site says "fog or driving lights" and it also says it includes a pair of ballasts.
I have 6000k and they are bluuuuuuuue. I think 8000k would be way too much for me. Mine border on the unusable light territory. When these go out ill be ordering 4300k.


Also when I got my chinese projector headlights in (they failed in 2 min) I had to buy h7 bulbs instead of tje h11 the focus uses. So your stock bulbs may not plug right in.
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Thats one of the benifits of doing it yourself you know exactly what components are going into the housing........ and if theres a thumbprint in there after assembly theres nobody to be mad at but yourself lol.
I'm going to fly you out to California when your done with yours so we can do mine!
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