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      06-17-2013, 09:25 AM   #1
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A little confused about bulbs for M3 rep fogs

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I just purchased an M3 rep bumper. I know the new fogs will be a 9006 bulb (instead of the H8 bulbs on my current E92 335.) I have OSS style angels and 8k headlights, and I want to make sure my new fogs match. Can anyone point me in the right direction for 8000k 9006 bulbs? Do I need to buy a HID kit for this? I've looked all over the forums but I haven't seen this specific situation discussed aywhere.
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      06-17-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
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http://www.highperformancebulbs.com/hipexebmwpla.html

I haven't used this site (as I have a local guy I go to) but have heard nothing but good things about them.

Choose 9006 for "bulb application" and 8000k for "color."
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      06-17-2013, 12:24 PM   #3
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if you want them to truely match you should be going HID since thats what your 8000K headlight bulbs are.
the only zinger is bulb color is also a matter of angle....so be aware you will def have to crouch down to see that they match....the color reflecting off the inside of the housing (as in if you are looking at the housing from standing height) may be different.

the color output (on the road ahead) will be the same.
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I installed mine and hated the m3 rep yellow fogs so i installed an hid canbus type for no erroe with 6000k bulbs looks great matched my oem xenons pretty close!
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      06-22-2013, 03:15 PM   #5
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I installed mine and hated the m3 rep yellow fogs so i installed an hid canbus type for no erroe with 6000k bulbs looks great matched my oem xenons pretty close!
Which company did you buy the hids from?
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I got them from bravoracing on ebay only 65 shipped canbus type so no resistors and error free and have warranty they look great had huge amount of rain all last week and so far so good
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