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Old 01-18-2014, 07:25 PM   #1
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One HID is a different color

Why is this? I just installed my HID fogs and theyre suppose to be 3k but one is like a light yellow/green and the other one ( i assume is correct) is a deep yellow

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Old 01-18-2014, 07:52 PM   #2
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Old 01-18-2014, 08:25 PM   #3
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How cheap were they?
$150.00 ..... Ordered from TheRetrofitSource as well. They were highly recommended. They were backed order so this is a new batch so maybe something went wrong there?
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Perhaps they made a mistake. I would try checking with the company. I see no reason that it would be caused by your install.
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Old 01-18-2014, 08:51 PM   #5
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Perhaps they made a mistake. I would try checking with the company. I see no reason that it would be caused by your install.
Has to be. I just emailed them so hopefully they will make good for it. I don't think it's their fault, I think it's just a defect. I wish I got 6k bulbs instead, these things are brighter than my headlights so it's almost pure green light since my headlights are 7-8k i think lol
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how the hell can you see anything with 7-8k bulbs...stick with 4300-5000 (6k tops)
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how the hell can you see anything with 7-8k bulbs...stick with 4300-5000 (6k tops)
eh they aren't that bad. I'm never on a road without street lights mostly. I'm assuming that's their temp since they were a gift. Someone I knew didn't want them in his brabus any more. Maybe I could see why haha.
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good lord that is a lot of blue - surprised the cops don't Eff with you

the blue and yellow would clash I think

gl - I am sure they will correct the bulb issue
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good lord that is a lot of blue - surprised the cops don't Eff with you

the blue and yellow would clash I think

gl - I am sure they will correct the bulb issue
oh they do. Cops don't exactly approve of my multi colored angel eyes... When I have them on white, all of the LEDS come on to produce the white color and that has a purple or some other color hue to it. I'm surprised they don't care about my license plate lights. I just bought a ford probe with 10k HIDs with no projectors.. The previous owner advised me to never drive this car ever at night haha. If the cops didn't catch me, I would've crashed from the horrible light output
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18 man lol. Trust me, I'm not spoiled I pay for everything haha. There's a lot of money in flipping cars.
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Old 01-19-2014, 12:19 AM   #13
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Know how I guessed that? Because I'm 18 as well.
haha oh

Well everyone, here are some better pics of the bulb. How is there even white light in the bad one?

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eh they aren't that bad. I'm never on a road without street lights mostly. I'm assuming that's their temp since they were a gift. Someone I knew didn't want them in his brabus any more. Maybe I could see why haha.
I don't see how you can deal with that much blue. I'm sorry but in my opinion that looks horrible.
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I don't see how you can deal with that much blue. I'm sorry but in my opinion that looks horrible.
It's just the way that it turned out. Yes the licenseplate lights are blue but the headlights look really blue since there was snow on the ground reflecting it.
Here is a old pic before I put my CF on. Same bulbs but now will yellow fogs
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It's just the way that it turned out. Yes the licenseplate lights are blue but the headlights look really blue since there was snow on the ground reflecting it.
Here is a old pic before I put my CF on. Same bulbs but now will yellow fogs
Whatever floats your boat man. I just like a clean looking white, and wouldn't like loosing that much output compared to say a 5000k bulb.
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Whatever floats your boat man. I just like a clean looking white, and wouldn't like loosing that much output compared to say a 5000k bulb.
Me too but it would be silly since I'm saving up to take my car to Lightwerkz and going to have quad projectors, clear lenses and all the good stuff installed.

I'm not going to get much more output with 5k since these oem lenses are horrible and it's not even bi xenon (i think you confirmed on anther post).

I've never had any issues with light output coming from 4300. Maybe they're 6k I have no idea.
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Me too but it would be silly since I'm saving up to take my car to Lightwerkz and going to have quad projectors, clear lenses and all the good stuff installed.

I'm not going to get much more output with 5k since these oem lenses are horrible and it's not even bi xenon (i think you confirmed on anther post).

I've never had any issues with light output coming from 4300. Maybe they're 6k I have no idea.
I had old 4300k's and just bought brand new XB35's (5000k) and there is a lot more brightness. Then again, I don't know how old your previous bulbs were.
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Replacement bulb came in but guess what, they don't match!!! I'm done with yellow. Probably going to go with 5k. To top it off. I had to replace 2 AE and the new amber color does not match as well.....

Does my headlight color seem off to anyone?




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Yes, your right one is a much lighter yellow it appears.
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