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Old 09-16-2012, 09:26 PM   #1
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Lighting Noob Has a Question

Right now I'm running 8000k Khoalty HID's in my xenons and 2500k Nokya H3 Halogen bulbs in my projector fogs and Im starting to get sick of the setup. I want to go 6000k all around. Will I be able to put a H3 HID bulb in my projector fogs with no problem? Or would I need to buy a whole kit with ballasts and everything and do a retrofit.

Also, if i were to go with Halogen H3's such as these:


would the color be an exact match to the 6000k HID's I will have in my xenons?

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H3 is just the size of the bulb. You still need the balasts and what not. The 6ks will match if you get the kits from the same place, but there is a chance that they will be slightly different if your order them from different manufacturers.
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A H3 bulb is an incandescent bulb and therefore unable to properly match the 6000k temp color of a HID bulbs. You will be able to get close but as the bulb will have a coating on the outside of the bulb, as time goes by the color of the bulb will change drastically. You can however get a H3 HID kit for your fog lights. Just make sure that there is enough room in the housing.
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The H3 bulb should fit. I saw a DIY somewhere putting a hid bulb into those aftermarket projector housings. You will have to do some cutting to make it work right. I also advise running a wiring harness for the fogs
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