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      04-14-2006, 01:22 PM   #1
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Foglamp Xenon Conversion Kit problem

I am thinking of getting one set for myself. Price on ebay around $300. Wchich ones should I get 10000K or 12000K? 10000K are brighter, but 12000K look better
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Could we get some photos to compare the two.
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      04-14-2006, 01:44 PM   #3
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Ebay shows pics on headlights only, I imagine the fogs look similar.
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      04-14-2006, 01:59 PM   #4
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6,000k is better!
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      04-14-2006, 02:02 PM   #5
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Probably not the answer you are looking for but my vote is for 6000K as well.
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xenon fog lamp conversion kit at $300...what do they entail?

Out of the picture bunch, I agree 6000k the way to go. I just ordered fog lamp halogen bulbs in 7000k (Nokya Arctic Whites), they are gonna have to do, 300 bucks for fog lamps is too rich for me
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      04-14-2006, 03:04 PM   #7
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xenon fog lamp conversion kit at $300...what do they entail?

Out of the picture bunch, I agree 6000k the way to go. I just ordered fog lamp halogen bulbs in 7000k (Nokya Arctic Whites), they are gonna have to do, 300 bucks for fog lamps is too rich for me
You have to have ballasts for Xenons. Do those Nokya don't require balasts? Thanks
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You have to have ballasts for Xenons. Do those Nokya don't require balasts? Thanks
The Nokyas are not xenons theyre halogen bulbs, was refering solely to the 7000k rating as my preferred color (closest would be your 6000k...they'd match better with the OEM xenon headlights and PMB whites....
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12k is too ricy for me. I'd go with 8k if you want to stand out :rocks: , but in the end 6k is perfect.
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For fogs, I'm a fan of 3000K. The yellow is a nice contrast and really makes high-K headlamps stand out. Plus its more usable in real fog.
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Yeah! Get 10K or 12K and theres another reason to pull you over for!
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Plan on getting HID's fogs as well, but im matching OEM Xenon. not to fond of the anything over 6000K
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Bought them today! $270 free shipping. Ordered 8000K ones. Thanks guys for your advise not to get those that I wanted.

DIY/Pics will follow sometime in wednesday or thursday, or whenever will put them on.
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Originally Posted by 06E90Rostik
Bought them today! $270 free shipping. Ordered 8000K ones. Thanks guys for your advise not to get those that I wanted.

DIY/Pics will follow sometime in wednesday or thursday, or whenever will put them on.
Congrats! looking forward to a DIY and some pics.
I'm still undecided as to what to do about my fog's.
I just know I don't like them stock, and am undecided what to change them to.
I have some 6000k lamps, but yellow maybe??
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