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      10-30-2011, 04:19 PM   #23
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5000K is better. I wish this option was available before I bought mine
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      10-30-2011, 05:05 PM   #24
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so does this cost more? if it doesnt i dont see why a group buy would be needed as we could just list we want 5k instead of the original 6500
I had to pay more over the cost of the regular Lux. Lux doesn't normally stock this color so they had to special order the 5000k LEDs to make it for me.

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Are the 5000k LEDs less bright than the 6500k LEDs?
They are the same brightness. The only difference is the light color.
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      10-30-2011, 11:26 PM   #25
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Okay, some people wanted to see daylight shots of the 5000k Lux. I'll give you one better.

I went to an autocross today and a photographer took this picture of my car while I was lapping the track. Totally untouched photo in bright noon-time sun. You can definitely see the Lux 5000k.
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      10-30-2011, 11:40 PM   #26
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dammit. wish i didnt buy the 6500k now
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      10-31-2011, 09:42 AM   #27
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is there any way we can get a price for the 5000K version?
becuase if its much more, i might just buy a set of used 6500K from one of the people who have the 6500K and want the 5000K
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      10-31-2011, 10:21 AM   #28
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I went to an autocross today and a photographer took this picture of my car while I was lapping the track. Totally untouched photo in bright noon-time sun. You can definitely see the Lux 5000k.
Great pic!

I am hoping LUX gets back to us with pricing availability of the 5000k version.
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      10-31-2011, 11:08 AM   #29
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EK, have you also thought about using 5500k? how did you conclude on your 5k setup? do you think 5500k will still have the blueish tint to it?
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      10-31-2011, 11:28 AM   #30
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Are the 5000k LEDs less bright than the 6500k LEDs?

I'd prefer a more pure white look. I just bought the 6500k kit and installed them on my car yesterday, and now this thread pops up
It is not definite yet that we will make these, it is only an option for now.

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so does this cost more? if it doesnt i dont see why a group buy would be needed as we could just list we want 5k instead of the original 6500
We would be purchasing a smaller quantity of LED's so the price would be a bit higher, however we will look into our options for this.

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Great pic!

I am hoping LUX gets back to us with pricing availability of the 5000k version.
we haven't looked into pricing yet, but we are more just gauging the interest at the moment. if we make 50-100 sets of this color the price would be very close within $5-$10 we expect
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      10-31-2011, 11:31 AM   #31
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EK, have you also thought about using 5500k? how did you conclude on your 5k setup? do you think 5500k will still have the blueish tint to it?
According to Lux, there are only a select number of LED colors available. Below 6500K, they could get 5000k or 4000k. 4000k would look like the stock halogen H8 (halogen bulbs are typically 3500k) so I went with 5000k. If you want 5500K, your best bet would be the AngeliBright LEDs - they come in 5500k.

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is there any way we can get a price for the 5000K version?
becuase if its much more, i might just buy a set of used 6500K from one of the people who have the 6500K and want the 5000K
Lux charged me $40 more to get the 5000k color over the regular price.
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      10-31-2011, 12:12 PM   #32
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Getting on the list even though I just bought 6500k's

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      10-31-2011, 02:25 PM   #33
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      11-01-2011, 09:28 AM   #34
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We are glad to hear that you are enjpying the 5000k color of the LUX better. We have gotten some questions from other members interested as well, and if there is enough interest from members we can get a special setup and make a few more sets in this color. If you are interested please reply and add your name to the list below:
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bblefas 5000k or 5500k is there a 6000k>?
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      11-01-2011, 04:37 PM   #35
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      11-02-2011, 04:35 PM   #36
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I would be interested in these subject to learning the final price. I don't know about the practicality of getting in on a group buy though as I live in Canada.
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Any idea what the OEM LCI LED angel color is?
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      11-03-2011, 11:15 AM   #38
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Any idea what the OEM LCI LED angel color is?
its close to a 7000-8000k i beleive
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Yeah the LCI angel eyes have a definite blue hue to them...I actually don't think they look that great.
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its close to a 7000-8000k i beleive
I don't think that is true... the color matches the HID almost exactly when both are on. Also, they don't have any blue or coloration in the light it emits. 7000-8000K would have a purple color.





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OP, do you have pictures of the new 5000k vs Stock OEM or 6500k vs Stock OEM
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      11-03-2011, 01:24 PM   #42
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OP, do you have pictures of the new 5000k vs Stock OEM or 6500k vs Stock OEM
Sorry, didn't take any pictures of those combinations. If you search, there's a lot of pictures of stock and Lux V3 combinations.

Here's someone else's picture.
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Sorry, didn't take any pictures of those combinations. If you search, there's a lot of pictures of stock and Lux V3 combinations.

Here's someone else's picture.
thanks!

are the Lux 6500k or 5000k?
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thanks!

are the Lux 6500k or 5000k?
That picture has the 6500K and the stock halogen bulbs.

6500K and 5000K are both "white"... it's just a matter of "white-white" or "blue-white". Really comes down to personal preference. Compared with the halogen bulb, they'll both be a lot whiter and brighter.
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