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Old 12-22-2009, 12:43 AM
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Hey guys, what lights should i get from the list below, im thinking either z or q but help me decide for sure. i for sure want a blue color

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Old 12-22-2009, 12:52 AM
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i say the 12000k. like the color in that one
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Old 12-22-2009, 12:57 AM
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this may be a stupid question but what's the purpose of the blue tinted headlights besides less glare if any?
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:09 AM
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Get 6000k!

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Old 12-22-2009, 01:11 AM
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this may be a stupid question but what's the purpose of the blue tinted headlights besides less glare if any?
100% cosmetics, also the bluer the light the dimmer it is.

I've never even heard of the Q Blue, T Blue, Z Blue, or any colors like that, everything I've always seen shows HID bulbs in numerical value.

8000K & 10000K are popular among the crowd who are seeking the blue tint.

Here is another chart that might give you a better perspective:
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:19 AM
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ehh never mind on the 12000k thats to blue :/ i really like that 6000k and the 5000k
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:19 AM
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must be my hillbilly background here in the sticks of pa.lol
maybe i need to get out more?
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Old 12-22-2009, 05:23 AM
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Blue reduces the output, adds more glare, and scatters in inclement weather. Other than trying to look like a posur BMW, having blue tinted lights gains you nothing but problems.

6,000K will give you white light with a slight blue tinge like you see on expensive cars. Anything higher than that is dumb in my opinion.
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Old 12-22-2009, 08:45 AM
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ive never heard of any letttered HID bulb, only numbers. ive got 8k's and like matt said the bluer the light the worse the scatter, mine light up trees when it rains, but theyre damn bright and i love em
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6Ks...
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def. 6ks
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:21 AM
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100% cosmetics, also the bluer the light the dimmer it is.

I've never even heard of the Q Blue, T Blue, Z Blue, or any colors like that, everything I've always seen shows HID bulbs in numerical value.

8000K & 10000K are popular among the crowd who are seeking the blue tint.

Here is another chart that might give you a better perspective:

this image is like 1000 times better thanks! and yeah, ive never heard of the letters before either, this was off craigslist some guy who said he'd sell anyof them for 100$ a set plus 25$ to instal. first off is that a good price? secondly, how hard are they to install? i think i might go with like 9,000K they seem blueish enough and should be bright enough. thanks for the input guys
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:52 AM
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um no, i get all my kits on ebay for 50 shipped. and they take under an hour to install, its all plug and play
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Old 12-23-2009, 12:01 PM
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this image is like 1000 times better thanks! and yeah, ive never heard of the letters before either, this was off craigslist some guy who said he'd sell anyof them for 100$ a set plus 25$ to instal. first off is that a good price? secondly, how hard are they to install? i think i might go with like 9,000K they seem blueish enough and should be bright enough. thanks for the input guys
1. What exactly are you getting? $100 for a simple xenon kit is a rip off unless it's the xenon low beam & xenon high beam kit.

2. 9000K doesn't exist.

3. Installation is straight forward, as smakes said, it takes about an hour but it's easy.
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Old 12-23-2009, 01:02 PM
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he mightve made a typo on 8k tom
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