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      03-03-2008, 12:06 AM   #1
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Another Fog light poll....

I currently have the MTEC 4750k fog bulbs in and they dont match the OEM xenon very well so I am thinking about changing it up.

My problem is that the 4750k matches Predator ICE angel eyes pretty well, but not the OEM low beams....

I am trying to decide whether I want to go with MTEC 4350k which would match with the 4300k OEM low beams, or if I should just stop trying to match and go with 2500k yellows....

What do yall think?
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did you vote on your own poll?
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lol, nope....
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did you vote on your own poll?
So you think I should go with yellow?
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That was pretty quick, didnt you JUST put those on?? If you dont like them I would go with the 4350k, I like the white better than yellow but thats just me
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yeah. It will be really hard to have a non HID light match an HID light. I tried a few times and it never really looked right.
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That was pretty quick, didnt you JUST put those on?? If you dont like them I would go with the 4350k, I like the white better than yellow but thats just me
LOL, yeah put them on today and went outside and compared a couple times in the last hour or so.

I just always talk crap about people who have fog lights that dont match the low beams. It is dumb to me (no offense). So because of that I need to change them....

Obviously the yellow is a different story since it is a functionality type of thing....

Since they match the Predator ICE angel eyes do you think that will make it match better with the low beams on as well?
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yeah. It will be really hard to have a non HID light match an HID light. I tried a few times and it never really looked right.
True...

I might end up going with a conversion kit, but I really didn't want to do that....
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if you go HID then I'd say 4350. but just bulbs 2500k
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if you go HID then I'd say 4350. but just bulbs 2500k
You haven't steered me wrong yet so I will probably go with your advice....

Anyone else?
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Those are the ones I am looking at in case anyone was curious....
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LOL, yeah put them on today and went outside and compared a couple times in the last hour or so.

I just always talk crap about people who have fog lights that dont match the low beams. It is dumb to me (no offense). So because of that I need to change them....

Obviously the yellow is a different story since it is a functionality type of thing....
Yea, I bought the Xenisis, waiting to get my car back to put them on, not sure what they are going to look like.

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Since they match the Predator ICE angel eyes do you think that will make it match better with the low beams on as well?
If your getting those in pretty soon, I'd wait and check them out, they probably do look pretty good with the ICE
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hehe, I just went through the same probelm in my own mind lmao...

I do have the mtec 4350's and they do match the HID's nicely, however for some reason I keep switching back to the 2500 yellows lol..
that is what I have in right now. Have switched them back and forth twice already..

maybe my pics will help a bit... sorry for the poor quality, I'll try to take a better one tonight..
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IMO, from my last car, the 4750's even though they seem brighter, also to me seem a bit blueish/greenish.....

the yellows are bright at night and it's kind of cool how the street in front of you lights up bright white with some yellow in it.... then again it now looks like an old IS300 at night from the front lol....
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IMO, from my last car, the 4750's even though they seem brighter, also to me seem a bit blueish/greenish.....

the yellows are bright at night and it's kind of cool how the street in front of you lights up bright white with some yellow in it.... then again it now looks like an old IS300 at night from the front lol....
That is the only reason why I am shying away from yellow. I want it to look like a BMW and not a lexus....
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That is the only reason why I am shying away from yellow. I want it to look like a BMW and not a lexus....
Lexii kick ass man. Bro drives an is250 and my parents drive a sc430
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lol

i think either way it is ok...

after all, it is only a light bulb
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I think that its a matter of actually how much fog you get in your area, a 4350K looks good but sucks in fog, but a 2500K works excellent in fog but looks not so good so its style vs performance...i voted yellow cause my area is quite foggy....
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I think that its a matter of actually how much fog you get in your area, a 4350K looks good but sucks in fog, but a 2500K works excellent in fog but looks not so good so its style vs performance...i voted yellow cause my area is quite foggy....
I dont have too much fog, I am going more for looks then performance. I want it to look good and match well.

I am tempted to wait to see how good these match with the Predator ICE since remmib's car has this exact setup and it looks like this.... (disregard left side, obviously)

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what kind of fogs are those? those match perfectly. very nice but when low beam turns on might look ugly right? Did he clear his corner or something? Or using a white corner bulb?
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i'd get yellow for fogs.
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