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      02-04-2013, 03:05 PM   #1
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Need help selecting color for HID fogs

2011 e93 msport. Picture below. I hate the stock halogen yellow fogs. What color HID fogs would match? 6000k?

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Yes 6k will be a match.
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are your bulbs OEM? I thought OEM HID's were 4500k?
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are your bulbs OEM? I thought OEM HID's were 4500k?
Oem are 4300, his headlights on the pic look like 6k
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are your bulbs OEM? I thought OEM HID's were 4500k?
The headlights match the AEs. I bought this car used with 3k miles. I can only assume OEM bulbs. Either way, love the color
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e92lighting has LED fogs, I have a set that I am installing next weekend. I lit them up on a power supply and they are super bright and white. Would have them installed already but I had to make a box for the resistor packs.
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e92lighting has LED fogs, I have a set that I am installing next weekend. I lit them up on a power supply and they are super bright and white. Would have them installed already but I had to make a box for the resistor packs.
interested in seeing pics when done...
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Here is my E90 with stock xenon headlights, LED angels and GP Thunder 7500 bulbs. I now have 8000 HID fogs. See my sig for pic.

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I would go with 8k fogs because the LCI e92 angel eyes tend to look a little purple?bluish. 6k is pure white and 8k is white with a blue tint.
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Here is my E90 with stock xenon headlights, LED angels and GP Thunder 7500 bulbs. I now have 8000 HID fogs. See my sig for pic.
How well would you say the GP Thunders actually light the road? Even in comparison to the stock halogens?
I only ask b/c I remember reading someone saying the GP Thunders LOOKED good, but the actual lighting/illumination wasn't that good.
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How well would you say the GP Thunders actually light the road? Even in comparison to the stock halogens?
I only ask b/c I remember reading someone saying the GP Thunders LOOKED good, but the actual lighting/illumination wasn't that good.
Not as we'll as OEM. They look better but the higher the K rating the lower the output will be.
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i think 6k will be enough
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