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View Poll Results: Which non hid bulbs are more aesthetically pleasing
SupremePower - Superwhites 2 20.00%
Nokya - Arctic Whites 3 30.00%
Mtec - Cosmo Blue 0 0%
Other 5 50.00%
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Old 10-18-2006, 03:33 AM   #1
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Which NON hid bulb looks better

I've been searching for the past two hours and i've got it down to three different h7 bulbs and 9006's. Nokya - arctic white, SupremePower - Super whites or Mtecs - cosmo blue.

What i'm trying to get out of changing my bulbs is something that will last longer than crappy silverstars or my xtec pair and i want the blue light effect both when off and on. I currently have 5k hids so i want something that would look similar without degrading light output too much over stock. Any other bulbs not mentioned that you'd recommend over these will be greatly appreciated. oh btw pics are always welcomed
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:56 PM   #2
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Have you considered a set of our Predator Xenix bulbs?

http://jlevistreetwerks.com/store/pr...67b7cab8d3dfba
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Old 10-19-2006, 11:08 AM   #3
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Have you considered a set of our Predator Xenix bulbs?

http://jlevistreetwerks.com/store/pr...67b7cab8d3dfba

how good do these look with the DRLs? i believe its a h7 bulb??

Also i need a set of clear corners for my mtechII bumper, where can i find it on your site??
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Have you considered a set of our Predator Xenix bulbs?

http://jlevistreetwerks.com/store/pr...67b7cab8d3dfba
Can you put the Xenix bulbs in the fog lights rather than getting xenon fog lights?
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they all look like $hit IMO... In the day, you see a blue ring around the halogern reflector. Essentially, they are all the same thing. Regular bulbs with blue glass over them
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they all pretty much suck, better off gettin true HID
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they all look like $hit IMO... In the day, you see a blue ring around the halogern reflector. Essentially, they are all the same thing. Regular bulbs with blue glass over them
true, I have Hoen Xenon Match plus bulbs and they are better than stock bulbs but no way do they even come close to matching the xenons. I doubt these Xenix bulbs, whch are probably the same.

I had a pair of PIAA's one time on my old car and that I swear they were the same color and matched my hids perfectly. I think they were called X-Treme Force Plasma Blue. I paid $80 for them on ebay. I thought the Hoen bulbs would be the same but turns out they werent. I regret not getting the PIAA's.
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true, I have Hoen Xenon Match plus bulbs and they are better than stock bulbs but no way do they even come close to matching the xenons. I doubt these Xenix bulbs, whch are probably the same.

I had a pair of PIAA's one time on my old car and that I swear they were the same color and matched my hids perfectly. I think they were called X-Treme Force Plasma Blue. I paid $80 for them on ebay. I thought the Hoen bulbs would be the same but turns out they werent. I regret not getting the PIAA's.
I completely agree with them not coming close to HIDs...well because they are still a halogen bulb. There is no way to get close to a true HID match unless you go with a true HID setup.

Otherwise these bulbs such as our Xenix are the best option you have.
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If you cannot go HID, the Xenix is a good alternative. It's blue color glass, yes, but it's a robust tungsten filament different from many others out there that have cheaper non-tightly woven filaments. Plus the warranty is good
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