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I'm looking to get some 2500k-3000k bulbs for my fogs to match up with the 8000k HID low and 3000k halogen fog setup that I have on my Integra. I know that HIDs have a lot more light output than stock halogen lights but my question is will that much more light output really matter with the amount of light the foglights actually produce? In other words will the price of HIDs in the fogs be worth getting rather than some xenon filled yellow h10 bulbs for a fraction of the price? Any help will be much appreciated.
 

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i have a set of 4500k hids in my fogs and it made a pretty nice improvment, i havnt upgraded my headlights to HID's yet though. my winshield is tinted 20% and i can def tell a difrence over the bulbs i had in my foglights before the HID's tho
 

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6000k hids - will blind you in the fog
3000k hids - will cut right through the fog!


20% in your front windsheild ?!? :Shocked:
where you live?
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i live in sc, i wear glasses and hate having to switch back and forth to perscription sunglasses. and the only time i ever have any trouble is when its pouring down rain and i dont have my fog lights on. i will post a picture tomorrow it really doesnt seem that dark to me, the guy that did mine had a h2 with every window done in 5% including the windsheild... now that was dark!!!!
 

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heres a quick pic between my stock bulb and the HID buld i have 4300k in the fogs

 

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oh and for those wondering about the tint on the front here is a quick pic of it, kinda hard to see with the reflections from the trees over my driveway but you can kinda make out my gauge pod and a yellow microfiber i had laying on the dash

 

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with how inexpensive HID kits are these days i would just get them. i put 8000K in my headlights and fogs. I put a set of 8000K headlights and 3000K fogs in my bosses Hummer H3.
The 3000K yellow color looks cool depending on the vehicle and work very nice. they are extremely bright as well. These are a couple poor pictures as it was back when i first got my camera and didn't know what i was doing, but it gives you an idea....Oh and tinted windshields... The shop i work at is a detailing/window tinting shop. everything i own and have ever owned has the windshield tinted along with everything else! :)



It's not a ford, but you get the idea. it's not too bad for what it is, 20" wheels with some Nitto Mud Grapplers! This truck has 35% black on the windshield as well
 

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yeah i dont like driving anything without a tinted windsheild after i got use to mine, and your right i only paid 60 bucks shipped for my hid fogs and couldnt be happier im going to put a set in my headlights when i get some new light
 

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oh btw the hummer looks awesome, my buddy that did my windsheild just sold his h2 SUT a while back with 28's on it not functional but it looked pretty damn good LOL
 

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6000k hids - will blind you in the fog
3000k hids - will cut right through the fog!


20% in your front windsheild ?!? :Shocked:


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Ive got 20% on my windshield... Ive got 30K head lights and 12K fogs... i can see fine. :hehe:
 

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how much light can 30k possibly put out?? not hating i just know that the higher you go in the more color you get but the less light output, im trying to find something to match my fogs which are 4300k but look really blue compared to other 4300k kits i have had in the past. any pics of your truck lit up??
 

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The set up ive tested that is the most light on the ground was 12K headlight and 3K fogs, also 8k headlights and 3K fogs put a bit down on the ground...

This is only pic ive got of it right now...(thats low beams only.) Sorry its a bad pic, I took it w/ a cell phone.



30KHIDs.jpg picture by Evolved_Motor_Sports - Photobucket
 

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The set up ive tested that is the most light on the ground was 12K headlight and 3K fogs, also 8k headlights and 3K fogs put a bit down on the ground...

This is only pic ive got of it right now...(thats low beams only.) Sorry its a bad pic, I took it w/ a cell phone.



30KHIDs.jpg picture by Evolved_Motor_Sports - Photobucket
I have a set of 11k bulbs for my Solteks.... THEY SUCK, went to 5300 and LOVE the light output... anything above 6K goes purple and dosent give usable light! just wasting your money IMO
 

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Just saying out of all the kits ive tested those were the ones I found put down the most light on the ground(out of the different options tested) and the 30K I have in now are very different which is why im staying with those...
 

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I have a set of 11k bulbs for my Solteks.... THEY SUCK, went to 5300 and LOVE the light output... anything above 6K goes purple and dosent give usable light! just wasting your money IMO


thats my thing i wasnt the most light i can get i dont care about the colors i see the ricers around here running all the crazy glaring HIDS that do nothing to help them see. i guess im going with my gut and getting the 4300k for my headlights that seems to be the absolute most useable light
 

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yessir,a truck must be practicle
anybody know if 4300k are D.O.T approved in canada, cuz i know i got in **** for havin 6000k in my audi
 

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oh btw the hummer looks awesome, my buddy that did my windsheild just sold his h2 SUT a while back with 28's on it not functional but it looked pretty damn good LOL
Yea my boss had a Yellow H2 (looked like a school bus lol) a few trucks back and he had some 36 or 38" Pro-Comp X-terrains on and it was pretty bad ***. I searched through my computer but it was so long ago i couldn't find any pictures of it.
 
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