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Old 11-22-2012, 04:26 PM   #1
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Driver side HID bluer than passenger side

I've read around this forum regarding this issue but haven't found much help. I have 2000 328ci that didn't come with stock xenon so I bought a set of factory xenon projector headlights from a member on this forum. I have brand new ballast and new 6000k d2s bulbs. It appears to me that the driver side headlight is bluer and brighter than the passenger headlight. I've also aligned the headlights so they are even. What could cause this problem if the bulbs are brand new along with the ballasts? Thanks.
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Old 11-22-2012, 05:06 PM   #2
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Cheap aftermarket bulbs that are way past a useful color temperature. Stick to OEM Philips or Osram bulbs and you'll never have this issue.

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Old 11-30-2012, 12:04 AM   #3
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it's either the bulbs are mismatched in color temp. or one of the ballasts are underdriving the bulbs.

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Cheap aftermarket bulbs that are way past a useful color temperature. Stick to OEM Philips or Osram bulbs and you'll never have this issue.
i disagree. talking strictly about the bulbs themselves, then yes the color is more consistent. however when put on a car with old ballasts, that can change the color of the bulbs. especially if one side is on it's way out.

also, your post didn't help the OP at all. more like talking down to him for having an aftermarket kit lol
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That's the point.
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