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Old 04-Mar-2011, 10:47 PM
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6000K vs 8000K , which one looks better?

6000K vs 8000K , which one looks better?
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Old 04-Mar-2011, 11:10 PM
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its all a personal opinion if you like a hint of blue or not. I personally have 10 000k in my civic and i love it.
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Old 05-Mar-2011, 12:51 AM
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6000 k , personally I dont like attracting to much attention to my car ...

Blue lights , civic , rims , you are attracting the wrong attention

but its all up to you
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It also depends on the amount of wattage, originally I had 8000K at 35W and yes you could tell they were HID but they didn't quite cut it for me, now Ive got 10000 @ 35W and I'd say they are equivalent to 6000K @ 55W.

So my 10000K's only display white in colour, maybe a slight tint of blue, but nothing that you would say "those are definitely blue". Your choice though.

At 55W yours should look like these... mine look more like the 5000W in the picture thought I've only ever heard of 4300K.
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Old 05-Mar-2011, 01:34 AM
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6000k FTW

Had 4300k on one car, it was ok, but looked basically stock but very bright. 6000k is win, not too flashy but nice accent at night.
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I'm running 6000k on my car and I absolutely love it! Just a slight hint of blue. Not too blue.

I personally wouldn't recommend anything higher than 6000k though. You'll probably get harassed by the 5-0.

G'luck on your decision.

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8000k for sure they have a blue tint to it and they just look awesome
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Old 05-Mar-2011, 08:15 PM
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thanks for the suggestion
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Old 06-Mar-2011, 01:23 AM
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Old 06-Mar-2011, 01:49 AM
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Past the 4300k mark you start loosing visible light. Your eyes are used to sun light/day light, and 4300k is as close as it gets. Something to keep it mind. Higher the K the less you see.
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Thanks for suggestion. I got the 6000K... it looks great.
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Old 22-Mar-2011, 06:02 PM
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6000k is the best way to go!
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8000k isnt blue..... it's close to 6000k, with a HINT of blue. 10000k is blue, and anything above...well, i won't go there...

i have 8000k, and have had it for 2years and no problems whatsoever....
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Depends on the kit.

I have 8000k. Looks great. Small hint of blue. REMEMBER THOUGH, the longer you have the HIDS for the bluer they turn and eventually the output will turn super shitty and sometimes go purple lol.
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^ or the bulb will die before that will even happen. like mine, for example, it just died this year sometime, and i'm bored of 8k, im planning on getting 6k. i want to "grow up"
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Or just get quality halgen bulbs...
And just a side note, no hid is elegial provided the wattage does not exceed oem specs.. Wich I think is 55.

Just another great area in the law
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Originally Posted by dreamr View Post
Or just get quality halgen bulbs...
And just a side note, no hid is elegial provided the wattage does not exceed oem specs.. Wich I think is 55.

Just another great area in the law
FYI - As a heads up... it is illegal to operate HID's in a vehicle without projectors in (I believe) every single state in the US.
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Ur probably right but we r in Ontario. and in the U.S. u can't take a leak without breaking some kind of law
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