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      07-09-2008, 07:20 PM   #1
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Just installed some 6000K Hids and really happy with the results. Biggest complaint about the stock HIDS were they had a yellowish hue and was looking for something that had a pure white output. Decided to try the 6000K over the 8000K since I did not want the light to look too blue nor lose too much light output.

I bought them from : http://www.ijdmtoy.com/webpage/products/d1.htm, and supposedly are made in Japan.

The 6000 K I bought look pretty white with just a hint of blue, not much at all IMO. Some of the pics look alot more blue than what they appear in person (new to photography ).

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Driver : 6000K
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      07-09-2008, 07:31 PM   #2
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looks great! i plan on getting 6000k bulbs in the near future as well. i hate the oem color
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      07-09-2008, 09:44 PM   #3
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Looks perfect! How's the output compared to stock?
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d1s 6k=diamond white
d1s 10=crystal blue

oem color isnt that appealing
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i like it!
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d1s 6k matches well with the gp thunder bulb replacements
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i prefer the light output visiblity then the looks of it, my 2cents
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did u install it by urself? i cant find anyone to install them!!
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i prefer the light output visiblity then the looks of it, my 2cents
If that's the case, go for the 5000K, gives you minimal output reduction but still a whiter, cooler color.
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6000k way to go!
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Looks perfect! How's the output compared to stock?
IMO, the output is not that much different from stock, maybe a little less bright, then again, I do 99.9% well-lit city driving.

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did u install it by urself? i cant find anyone to install them!!
Ya, just get a car jack and follow the DIY by Shinchan (sp??)....it's not hard at all.
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      07-10-2008, 10:54 PM   #13
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looking good, the price is not bad at all!

where in texas are you? I've never seen a nicely modded E92 around Houston yet...
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I switched to 6000k bulbs also... still plenty bright. I like how the purple/blue cutoff got much more vibrant with the 6000k bulbs in. Still not as good as the cutoff in the wife's acura TL, but a nice improvement over stock.
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I switched to 6000k bulbs also... still plenty bright. I like how the purple/blue cutoff got much more vibrant with the 6000k bulbs in. Still not as good as the cutoff in the wife's acura TL, but a nice improvement over stock.

Yea, Acura uses better projectors hence the sharper cutoff. My wifes TSX also looks better, LOL.

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looking good, the price is not bad at all!

where in texas are you? I've never seen a nicely modded E92 around Houston yet...
Price is decent, just hope these are quality bulbs and last a few years.
I'm in Austin atm, but my gf lives in Houston so I go there once a month now.
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Yea, Acura uses better projectors hence the sharper cutoff. My wifes TSX also looks better, LOL.

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Ya my friend has an Acura and her xenons look sharp, was trying to get the same look but BMW just uses different projectors
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i wonder if we can retrofit those projectors lol. well just replacing the projector lens correct?
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Damn, so they are NOT brighter/better visibility? I put mine in about a month ago but it is just now starting to get dark earlier here so I haven't had a chance to test them.

Easy install BTW for the poster above that was worried about that....
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Damn, so they are NOT brighter/better visibility? I put mine in about a month ago but it is just now starting to get dark earlier here so I haven't had a chance to test them.

Easy install BTW for the poster above that was worried about that....
w/ 6000K compared to stock 4300 K, very little difference (if any) in visibility. Still lights the road pretty well. Had these bulbs for 2 years and so far so good, they have not burnt out yet lol.
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Well, that will be disappointing....I actually bought these MOSTLY because I wanted to be able to see better...but maybe that was stupid....since I realized that I needed to adjust them...they were WAY too low...and I'm still glad because they look better...but better visibility would have been a huge ++++
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Well, that will be disappointing....I actually bought these MOSTLY because I wanted to be able to see better...but maybe that was stupid....since I realized that I needed to adjust them...they were WAY too low...and I'm still glad because they look better...but better visibility would have been a huge ++++

Stock is better for seeing, the higher you go in kelvins, the less real light you have.

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