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Old 02-02-2012, 07:27 AM
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What's the best hid's?

I want to upgrade the lights on my truck. Stock just isn't cuttin it. I want to to hi/low and fog lights. I kinda like a little blue in them but not a lot. And would you guys go with the 35w or 55? I heard retro-solutions is good I was just wondering if there is anything else out there?

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Retro Soultions all the way, such good quality. I did 55w in high/low and fogs with 6000k, crazy bright and best color IMO.
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Retro Soultions all the way, such good quality. I did 55w in high/low and fogs with 6000k, crazy bright and best color IMO.
Can you get a pic or video of your lights. I am in between a 6000k, and 5000k 55w.
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I went wth DDM Tuning hids...
5000K 55W

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I went wth DDM Tuning hids...
5000K 55W
Looks good. I would have thought that a 5000K would be more white though.
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you know that pisture makes 5000k look WAY too dark for what it really is...
I hate ricer blue and my 5000k look pure white with just a HINT of blue.

That picture makes it look way blue than it actually is.
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you know that pisture makes 5000k look WAY too dark for what it really is...
I hate ricer blue and my 5000k look pure white with just a HINT of blue.

That picture makes it look way blue than it actually is.
Gotcha. Well I definitely won't be going 6000k then.

Thanks for the photo.
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No Problem Man!!!
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Retro Soultions all the way, such good quality. I did 55w in high/low and fogs with 6000k, crazy bright and best color IMO.
how blue are they? i want what 6.0 was talking about. bright white with a hint of blue. and how hot do the 55w get? i heard some people are concerned with the heat factor of the 55w
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Try the theretrofitsource.com to get the real deal - OEM quality HID projectors.

The install is more involved and requires "retrofitting" but the results will be worth it from everything I've read. I'll be doing the retrofit myself as soon as the truck arrives at the dealer. I already have the kit, and I've very impressed with the quality of the components.

Simply putting HID bulbs into the stock halogen reflectors is very ineffective, and a big reason HIDs get such a bad rep. Also the closer to 4300 you are, the whiter and better the light will be, once you get to 6000 and above, the lights are actually dimmer and not nearly as effective.

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