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Old 05-13-2008, 01:48 PM   #1
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OEM xenon, LED angels...what color HID fogs?

02 m3 vert.

Stock/oem xenons for low beams.

LED angels installed. Looks good, but i want to match the fogs now, make em look better.

My 1 fog is cracked so i'm going to get a projector set of fogs, and probably a HID kit. Probably going to cheapskate it and try a set of the ebay ones.

Would you go 4300 or 6000 on the fogs?

Thanks for any help.

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Old 05-13-2008, 02:13 PM   #2
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which are you trying to match? fogs with headlights? or fogs with lows? i'd just go with 6000k then change the lows to 6000k, and you'll have the full 6000k treatment (with the exception of the corners)
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Old 05-13-2008, 02:34 PM   #3
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02 m3 vert.

Stock/oem xenons for low beams.

LED angels installed. Looks good, but i want to match the fogs now, make em look better.

My 1 fog is cracked so i'm going to get a projector set of fogs, and probably a HID kit. Probably going to cheapskate it and try a set of the ebay ones.

Would you go 4300 or 6000 on the fogs?

Thanks for any help.

Joe
Joe,

I would recommend 5000K for the fogs for a pure white light if keeping your OEM HID temperature the same.

Otherwise, most people go 6000K for both headlamp/fogs.
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thanks. I might just do that. My question is this.

sorry sponsors...I did buy real LED angel eyes from one of the vendors here....

But going on a budget....

Looking at these projectors...says needs H3 bulbs.

I assume i'd need a H3 ebay HID kit too?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/02-06...spagenameZWDVW

Sorry. It's either buy a set of projectors here from a vendor, then some xenonmatch bulbs or go ebay and get HID...

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Joe,

I would recommend 5000K for the fogs for a pure white light if keeping your OEM HID temperature the same.

Otherwise, most people go 6000K for both headlamp/fogs.
Can i just buy new bulbs for my oem lights in 6000k?

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Can i just buy new bulbs for my oem lights in 6000k?

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You can buy D2S bulbs in 6000k for your headlights. For the fogs, I dont know of any regular bulbs that come in 6000k right now. We do carry the Xenix Hyperwhite bulbs which light up white for your fog. Here are some pictures of them in the headlights.



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Sure you can, you will need a D2S bulb set - we have them in stock:

Apexcone - HID Xenon Bulb Set
http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...oducts_id=1205

If you would like to go fogs to match, they are 9006 and need the 35W HID kit.
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Joe, feel free to shop everywhere else first.
Then contact us for the best value and even lowest price on every product.

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thanks. I might just do that. My question is this.
Looking at these projectors...says needs H3 bulbs.
I assume i'd need a H3 ebay HID kit too?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/02-06...spagenameZWDVW

Sorry. It's either buy a set of projectors here from a vendor, then some xenonmatch bulbs or go ebay and get HID...

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Avoid Xenon/hyper/blue Match bulbs if you can help it, you can get a Xenon kit now for $110 shipped from www.bavtoys.com or by contacting us.


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02 m3 vert.
Stock/oem xenons for low beams.
LED angels installed. Looks good, but i want to match the fogs now, make em look better.

My 1 fog is cracked so i'm going to get a projector set of fogs, and probably a HID kit. Probably going to cheapskate it and try a set of the ebay ones.

Would you go 4300 or 6000 on the fogs?

Thanks for any help.

Joe
You don't need a projector fog kit, they really don't look that great with HID kit.
For about $175, you can have it shipped to you by Friday for install this Saturday. Just give us a call
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Joe, feel free to shop everywhere else first.
Then contact us for the best value and even lowest price on every product.


Avoid Xenon/hyper/blue Match bulbs if you can help it, you can get a Xenon kit now for $110 shipped from www.bavtoys.com or by contacting us.




You don't need a projector fog kit, they really don't look that great with HID kit.
For about $175, you can have it shipped to you by Friday for install this Saturday. Just give us a call
the reason for new fogs is 1 of mine is cracked, and the other one has 60k and lots of highway marks on it. so i need at least 1 new fog.

how do the xenons look in non projector housings?

175 for xenon kit only?

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change your headlight bulbs to 6k and get 6k xenon fogs
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the reason for new fogs is 1 of mine is cracked, and the other one has 60k and lots of highway marks on it. so i need at least 1 new fog.

how do the xenons look in non projector housings?

175 for xenon kit only?

Joe
No, the $175 is with the fog lights included.
And yes, you should probably get the D2S 6K low beam bulbs to match it all up
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