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Old 02-16-2013, 06:22 PM   #1
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HID's and Projectors

I recently bought new eagle eye headlights w/ projectors in them already and the bulb in the projector is shitty

Would HID's fit in Projector headlights?

I want that blue 8-10k look for the headlights

but my concern if the bulb is too long to fit in the housing
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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Alright, first off you're complaining about poor light output. What do you think you will get with blue colored lights? Absolute crap.

I assume you have halogen bulbs in the projectors, so you can get a hid kit but don't go higher than 6000k (personally I would go with 5000k or 4300k)
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Would the HID's fit into the projector housing though?

i think 10k is a little too blue but I do like the 8k
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10k and 8k would look ricey
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8k is still blue.
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Can the HID's fit in the Projector housing though?
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:00 AM   #11
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4300k is a lil too white-ish for me

i like the blue hue from the 8k
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Keep in mind that ANY aftermarket bulb will have BAD light output because it's just crap. So the higher the temp you go the less light will be produced. Add crappy bulbs and bad color temps and you will have worthless lights. Like I said, don't go over 6k.

If you want at least good bulbs get this

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...oducts_id=4116

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