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Old 01-02-2013, 10:02 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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DDM hid's

Think its time i ordered some new hid's. I currently have AGT brand hid's in 10000k. I have had them for 3 years with pretty good luck. Have had a couple bad ballasts and bulbs but they got me taken care of no problem. Im getting tired of the 10000k, there pretty blue and are terrible for driving through the snow. They reflect like crazy!! My current status is i have hid's lows and fog only. I ballast in the fogs is bad and one in the lows is on its way out. So i figured why not order new stuff.

Im gonna be ordering highs, lows and fogs in 35w 6000k. I still like just a touch of blue but the 10000k's are just too blue so 6k it is!! Also i have just the factory housings.

Just had a quick question: does anyone think i should order 55w for the fogs or highs or should i go 35w lows and fogs with 55w highs? Or should i just stick with 35w all around? They say you will pick up brightness by going down in the kelvin colors. My 10k's are pretty bright so im thinking 35w 6k all around will be fantastic.

I will keep this updated when they arrive
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Stick with 35w, i have 5k lows and 4.5k fogs, left the stock highs in with the all on mod so i have instant highs.

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Old 01-02-2013, 10:19 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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I'm running 35w 6k's and love them.... A guy on here had 55w in his fogs and within an hour they had melted the housing pretty bad. Good luck


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Old 01-02-2013, 10:40 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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i got 35w 5k all around. you dont need them any brighter lol they are sweet, but hid's do suck in a snow storm. im thinking about getting some 3k to run in my fogs in winter
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Old 01-02-2013, 10:49 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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Stick with 35w and keep your stock hi beams. Fwiw I had 6ks and they sucked in the snow too.

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Old 01-02-2013, 12:45 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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So do you guys think its a no go on the high beams? Just lows and fogs? Thats how it is now and i never use the high beams anyways.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:46 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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I wouldn't go any higher than a 5k imo. 5k is bright white with a hint of blue. If you go 55w the extra power is def. brighter, but it also washes a little of the color out. I have 45k on my lly and they are bright white. All of mine are 55w except for my fogs.
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i use my highs all the time where i live, i know some people that live in the city and more populated areas never use their high beams. Its all about what you want. But just remember when you first turn them on they are'nt very bright at all, so if you wanna flash some jackass driving at you with his highs on then they are pretty useless for that lol
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:31 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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Just order the light bulbs if you already have HIDs. DDM will let you buy individual parts.
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Just order the light bulbs if you already have HIDs. DDM will let you buy individual parts.
I would but my ballasts that i have now suck and there pretty old anyways. I would need to buy atleast 1 new ballast anyways. I might as well spend 60 bucks on all new bulbs and ballast for lows and fogs
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