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Old 05-20-2008, 08:09 PM   #41
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Stock turn signal bulbs in the city light portion of the turn signals will start to melt the lense. It did on mine. ebay led replacements did the trick for that location.

If there is no cutoff on the HIDs in those housings... take them out. Nothing is worse than not being able to see because some cheapass put HIDs in his car and doesn't care about blinding the other drivers on the road.
More info on the LED's please.
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Old 05-20-2008, 09:56 PM   #42
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You don't even have turnsignal lenses, stay out of my parade!!! lol
I don't even USE turn signals... I go my own way, and if I get stopped... "You didn't see my hand?" "Nope, must've missed it." "Your bad."
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Old 05-20-2008, 10:33 PM   #43
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I don't even USE turn signals... I go my own way, and if I get stopped... "You didn't see my hand?" "Nope, must've missed it." "Your bad."
"you can't write me a ticket! I'm a tax payer, you can't write me tickets." Show those ******* pigs.
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Old 05-20-2008, 10:55 PM   #44
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I hope they do melt, ha ha! But seriously, I hate idiots who do riced out crap like this without regard for others.


only rice mod on my car is 25k hid in my tsi's, big deal. i see miata's around here with alteza tailks, awsome blacked out head lights, chrome 17's....
yea, i personally think mine is one of the cleaner ones,

anyway, to each his own



im now in the process of taking everything off the car that makes it look modified,
its really really nice not getting pulled over, cops around here are dicks. i took the rims off, changed the hid's to lower k to give more white light, so far, so good. now i just need a set of those multi spoke miata wheels i see some of you have.
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Old 05-20-2008, 10:58 PM   #45
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the car sat like this almost since ive owned it,

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i think for a boosted miata that holds its own against sti's/evo's, ive done a good job
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:13 AM   #46
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Color temp is measured in degrees Kelvin. When you say 25k, are you saying your lights are 25 degrees Kelvin (unheard of, would be basically red), or 25000 degrees K (also unheard of, would be extremely blue)? I believe 2500K is available for foglights etc as a very yellow light.

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Old 05-21-2008, 12:43 AM   #47
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oh sam whips out his CIE color chart like some badass ****!

6000-7000 is going to give you what most people see as "pure white" like the white on your monitor screen.

Normal halogens are between 2800-3500 I believe.

I could imagine someone making a 25000K HID just so they look ridiculously blue.

The problem is that the eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light (remember the firetrucks?) but less sensitive to blue light.
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:16 AM   #48
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I don't even USE turn signals... I go my own way, and if I get stopped... "You didn't see my hand?" "Nope, must've missed it." "Your bad."
Thank god your in Kansas. I follow people who don't use their blinkers and beat them with shovels when they aren't expecting it.

Seriously, use your blinkers and don't be an asshat.
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i dont think they are indeed 25000, but dam near close to it,
they are advertised here

http://www.hidworld.com/

i got them from a friend, and as seen in the pictures, they produce a deep deep purple light,

i however have since replaced them with my 6k ones
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Thank god your in Kansas. I follow people who don't use their blinkers and beat them with shovels when they aren't expecting it.

Seriously, use your blinkers and don't be an asshat.
Haha, Just kidding.

Seriously, I do use them but only if theres traffic around. If there are any vehicles around the front of my car and I'm turning left, I'll stick my arm out and indicate where I'm going.. along with my side marker up front blinking.. You guys might think I'm a total douche, but I'm not.. I swear.

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oh sam whips out his CIE color chart like some badass ****!

6000-7000 is going to give you what most people see as "pure white" like the white on your monitor screen.

Normal halogens are between 2800-3500 I believe.

I could imagine someone making a 25000K HID just so they look ridiculously blue.

The problem is that the eye is most sensitive to yellow-green light (remember the firetrucks?) but less sensitive to blue light.


Really though 4300k is the best usuable light to the human eye though. the more above that you go, the more blue/purple you get, but the usuable light output starts going to **** REAL quick. The reason lying with the fact that blue light scatters so easily and seeing as its a little harder to pick up for our eyes...any scattering is bad.
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Most OEMs use 4300-4500k, optimally according to the research I've done around 5k is about the brightest possible viewable light you can apply to headlamps.. Plus IMHO its the best possible color.
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im running 6k HIDs in mine. works perfect for me.
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yeah, cant we get a mod in here to take care of that ****?
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they do have 25 and 30k lights.... basically look like blue and purple LED's...completely annoying and useless **** anyway.

I still want to put HID's in my reverse lights so when SUVs ride up my bumper i can blind them back...
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Old 05-22-2008, 04:06 PM   #56
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More info on the LED's please.
Just find the bulb # typically used and search google/ebay for led versions. Without a resistor... you get hyperblinkers... just a warning . But they should last forever and put off no heat.
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If you get LEDs, get surface mounted
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