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Old 07-03-2014, 08:11 AM   #1
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Need an opinion about HID bulbs

Hey guys, I was hoping to get some opinions before I purchase a replacement set of bulbs for my 04 ZHP.

I have the KZKW headlights and they do suffer from the burnt bowl problem, however I partially fixed them for now by adding in some aluminum foil to the inside of the bowls to get a little bit of reflection again. I have recently had to replace my driver side ignitor because it somehow melted the socket of the bulb and now I need a new bulb as well so I am going to buy 2 new bulbs to make sure they are color matched.

The question I have is what color should I go with. I am thinking of going with 4300k because that is the stock color and I would assume that if I replaced my bowls in the future, the lower temp color would not be as hot and burn the new bowls as quickly. But I have 6000k AE's installed as well as 6000k fogs. If I go with the 4300k will it look wrong compared to the AE's and Fogs?
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:44 AM   #2
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the 4300k would probably look more yellow than the 6000k stuff, although idk how off the color would really be.

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Old 07-03-2014, 12:43 PM   #3
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