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But why 8000k and not 6000k or better 5000k? And can you even see at night.?
 

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1) You are blinding oncoming traffic because you did not cover up the squirrel spotters.
2) You probably see even less than with halogens because 8000K puts out low lumens.

Sorry, I can't congratulate you on this job.
 
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1) You are blinding oncoming traffic because you did not cover up the squirrel spotters.
2) You probably see even less than with halogens because 8000K puts out low lumens.

Sorry, I can't congratulate you on this job.
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8000K=ghey.

Congrats. You've officially crossed into being a poser, considering you were probably going for the OEM luxury look but not knowing all OEM HID systems are less than 5000K and their look is more due to their projectors.
 

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Good, keep it in Canada............
 

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^ :werd:


all the haters should just stay out of his thread and need to gain some maturity.


and to correct people about lumens- a halogen bulb puts out around 1200-1500lumens.
8000K hids still put out 2700lumens. you do the math and then tell him again that that he can't see.

the only thing that I do agree with is that he should cover up his squirrel spotters since the projectors are designed as halogen projectors, which means that the squirrel spotters on the halogen projectors are designed differently than the squirrel spotters on hid projectors.

I find it funny that you guys all use halogen projectors with your hids and think that you're all the experts at hid/projector lighting. if you put your money where your mouth is, you would have all retrofitted hid projectors into your own housings already :hammer:
 

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1) You are blinding oncoming traffic because you did not cover up the squirrel spotters.
2) You probably see even less than with halogens because 8000K puts out low lumens.

Sorry, I can't congratulate you on this job.
number 1 contradicts number 2.. you are blinding people but you prolly dont see anything with the less lumens... see what i mean lol
 

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^ :werd:


all the haters should just stay out of his thread and need to gain some maturity.


and to correct people about lumens- a halogen bulb puts out around 1200-1500lumens.
8000K hids still put out 2700lumens. you do the math and then tell him again that that he can't see.

the only thing that I do agree with is that he should cover up his squirrel spotters since the projectors are designed as halogen projectors, which means that the squirrel spotters on the halogen projectors are designed differently than the squirrel spotters on hid projectors.

I find it funny that you guys all use halogen projectors with your hids and think that you're all the experts at hid/projector lighting. if you put your money where your mouth is, you would have all retrofitted hid projectors into your own housings already :hammer:
+1..and the OP mentioned he did not get his squirrel spotters covered yet...implying that's the plan anyway. We got tons of aftermarket 8k HID's on the streets here..mostly 300's and such though.
 

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number 1 contradicts number 2.. you are blinding people but you prolly dont see anything with the less lumens... see what i mean lol
technically it does not if you think of it. Most of the light will be scattered hence the blinding. It will not be concentrated on the road as it should be. And the higher temp you go... the less light out put. So it does make sense.
I can point my lights straigt into the sky. There will be possible blinding and i wont be able to see. see what i mean?
 

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all the haters should just stay out of his thread and need to gain some maturity.


and to correct people about lumens- a halogen bulb puts out around 1200-1500lumens.
8000K hids still put out 2700lumens. you do the math and then tell him again that that he can't see.

the only thing that I do agree with is that he should cover up his squirrel spotters since the projectors are designed as halogen projectors, which means that the squirrel spotters on the halogen projectors are designed differently than the squirrel spotters on hid projectors.

I find it funny that you guys all use halogen projectors with your hids and think that you're all the experts at hid/projector lighting. if you put your money where your mouth is, you would have all retrofitted hid projectors into your own housings already :hammer:
+ one hundred thousand trillion!! :lol:

Honestly there are so many cars on the road with hid's, some cars from factory are already blinding. Squirrel spotters covered or not. It is less blinding than a civic with halogen reflectors with HID's.
I have a car with hid's in a reflector housing, its cheap, gives me more light since the halogen output is crappy, ive never been flashed. I have yet to see a oncoming car crash right after i pass. Ive approached cops, they have done nothing.
So if you guys dont like it, just dont do the same mod to your car. And im sure there are cars that come with factory projectors that will blind you less than a camry. (especially the SUV's that are higher up with hid's)
 
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