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Old 05-30-15, 04:19 PM   #1
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Question 07 IS HID, DRL and foglight swaps

hey guys im pretty new at this, and was wondering if anyone could give me some input on the lights im looking at to replace my headlights, DRL and fogs.

For the DRL i was thinking about getting these:
Amazon.com: Philips 127996000KB2 Bright White Interior Vision LED Bulb (Pack of 2): Automotive Amazon.com: Philips 127996000KB2 Bright White Interior Vision LED Bulb (Pack of 2): Automotive

and for the fog lights i was planning on getting these:
Amazon.com: Philips - Diamond Vision H7 Halogen HID Bulbs (Pair): Automotive Amazon.com: Philips - Diamond Vision H7 Halogen HID Bulbs (Pair): Automotive

for the Headlights i have HID's and read pretty good reviews on these lights on amazon as well,
Amazon.com: HID Xenon Low Beam Headlight Replacement Bulbs by Kensun - (Pack of two bulbs) - D4S - 6000K: Automotive Amazon.com: HID Xenon Low Beam Headlight Replacement Bulbs by Kensun - (Pack of two bulbs) - D4S - 6000K: Automotive

Any feedback will be great, thanks guys!
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Old 05-30-15, 04:21 PM   #2
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hey guys im pretty new at this, and was wondering if anyone could give me some input on the lights im looking at to replace my headlights, DRL and fogs.

For the DRL i was thinking about getting these:
Amazon.com: Philips 127996000KB2 Bright White Interior Vision LED Bulb (Pack of 2): Automotive Amazon.com: Philips 127996000KB2 Bright White Interior Vision LED Bulb (Pack of 2): Automotive

and for the fog lights i was planning on getting these:
Amazon.com: Philips - Diamond Vision H7 Halogen HID Bulbs (Pair): Automotive Amazon.com: Philips - Diamond Vision H7 Halogen HID Bulbs (Pair): Automotive

for the Headlights i have HID's and read pretty good reviews on these lights on amazon as well,
Amazon.com: HID Xenon Low Beam Headlight Replacement Bulbs by Kensun - (Pack of two bulbs) - D4S - 6000K: Automotive Amazon.com: HID Xenon Low Beam Headlight Replacement Bulbs by Kensun - (Pack of two bulbs) - D4S - 6000K: Automotive

Any feedback will be great, thanks guys!
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If it's not a major brand, why waste your money on cheap HID bulbs? While they're more expensive, just look at how long the bulbs last on the cars. You're not going to get the longevity or performance out of these cheap Chinese bulbs.
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If it's not a major brand, why waste your money on cheap HID bulbs? While they're more expensive, just look at how long the bulbs last on the cars. You're not going to get the longevity or performance out of these cheap Chinese bulbs.
i know you have a point, but real brand HID's are much much more expensive, and this brand does carry a 2 year warranty too, but you do have a point. What about the fogs and led''s for the DRL, would those come out to be about as white as 6k headlights and match?
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i know you have a point, but real brand HID's are much much more expensive, and this brand does carry a 2 year warranty too, but you do have a point. What about the fogs and led''s for the DRL, would those come out to be about as white as 6k headlights and match?
6k bulbs are not white, they're slightly blue. If you want white, you're going to want 4300-4700K bulbs.
And remember, not all bulbs are built to the same standards. Just look at this, three different brands with the same kelvin rating and the color isn't uniform between the three:
http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/31...00k-4300k.html

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Those are not the right bulb for the car.. the 168 194 is parking light. DRL is 9005 and fog light is 9006 not h7 and the fog light ur changing is not gonna be any brighter mb a bit but won't be noticeable since is still halogen bulb if u want something much brighter get hid kit or led kit. Kensun brand have good hid kit i use kensun hid kit on all my other cars and my family cars but not the d4s bulb they have good ballast but not bulb i tried it and returned it. I can barely see with kensun d4s I returned it and went with garax still not the best but better. If u want some real good quality get philips. Trust me u will regret getting d4s kensun mb is just my set
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If it's not a major brand, why waste your money on cheap HID bulbs? While they're more expensive, just look at how long the bulbs last on the cars. You're not going to get the longevity or performance out of these cheap Chinese bulbs.
Yeah, that.

Also, I would recommend doing research on the brand names and reviews as well. Just a thought...
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Finally, beware of knockoffs. There are a plethora of counterfeit bulbs on eBay, occasionally Amazon. Make sure to research on how to identify a knockoff. If the bulb is not sold by an authorized distributor, don't buy it. There are companies making fake Philips bulbs and selling them as major discounts, enticing people to buy them because they think they're getting OEM brand bulbs, only for the purchaser to have the bulb fail at a much faster rate(it works, but it's not OEM quality). So beware of ultra-cheap pricing.
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