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      12-15-2008, 06:53 PM   #23
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I like em......but I think there is too much hassle/work involved.

or am I just a fat lazy bastard?
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      12-15-2008, 08:31 PM   #24
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Those look sweet!!!
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      12-15-2008, 09:34 PM   #25
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I like em......but I think there is too much hassle/work involved.

or am I just a fat lazy bastard?
lol I did it today and its not that hard. It took me about 1.5 hours and thats because I took it slow, and it was my first time. The first side took a long time but the second side I did it in about 20-30 min.
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      12-15-2008, 11:32 PM   #26
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I like em......but I think there is too much hassle/work involved.

or am I just a fat lazy bastard?
Not much hassle/work at all....Your just a fat lazy bastard....


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lol I did it today and its not that hard. It took me about 1.5 hours and thats because I took it slow, and it was my first time. The first side took a long time but the second side I did it in about 20-30 min.
Yes, it takes my guy about 20 minutes for both sides...once you know its easy!
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      12-30-2008, 11:39 AM   #27
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For all those who said the light output is "sooo much worse then stock"

Let me say, it is barely noticable; if at all. here are 2 pics I took a couple nights ago.
Look at the difference on the ground between my brother in laws G35 (stock 4300k) and my M3 (8000k)
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      12-30-2008, 06:29 PM   #28
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Looks good man, I think I will buy me a pair
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      12-30-2008, 06:31 PM   #29
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BTW ignore all the data/tech junkies. They talk from text without any real world experience, I have tested so many HID kits with temps ranging from 3000 to 10000 so I know what you (and other smart ppl) are talking about. Luminosity decreases undoubtedly, however noticable? not so much.
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      12-30-2008, 08:21 PM   #30
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nice looking pics
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      12-30-2008, 09:24 PM   #31
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wow, the vert is so sexy.......
and dam it looks cold...
must be a pita to drive the M in snow....
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      12-31-2008, 12:10 PM   #32
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BTW ignore all the data/tech junkies. They talk from text without any real world experience, I have tested so many HID kits with temps ranging from 3000 to 10000 so I know what you (and other smart ppl) are talking about. Luminosity decreases undoubtedly, however noticable? not so much.
EXACTLY....2 of my buddies have 997 TT and they did 8000k headlights and their foglights (asides from looking insane) they both say they don't notice ANY decrease in light output on the road or their visibility on dark roads...as you can see in the picture; the light output is actually better on the ground then the stock 4300k G35.


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wow, the vert is so sexy.......
and dam it looks cold...
must be a pita to drive the M in snow....
Haha thanks...na man..with a good set of snows its actually amazing in the snow. I havent been stuck and we've had some serious snow already! not to mention sliding around every corner is amazing, this thing is VERY controllable!
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      12-31-2008, 12:37 PM   #33
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I need to chime in on this thread as this is a mod I'm definitely intersted in.

I can see that by the pics SlammedM3 provided that the ground is illuminated better with his 8000k bulbs than the stock G35, but how about the distance that the beam is projected, is that shortened?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I have no knowledge in this area.
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      01-03-2009, 01:10 PM   #34
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i put 8000K d1s bulbs in my e92 335 aswell, no noticed decrease in light output and it looks sick.
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      01-03-2009, 05:48 PM   #35
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i put 8000K d1s bulbs in my e92 335 aswell, no noticed decrease in light output and it looks sick.

Sweet... glad to hear others who also realize this!
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      01-03-2009, 08:13 PM   #36
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i will only be changing the eyes
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      01-05-2009, 12:26 AM   #37
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These look good. 2 questions...

1) Is the H1 base the type of bulb we have?
2) Dumb question here... what exactly is the 'angel' eye... i've read references to this a few times and not sure what you guys are talking about.

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      01-15-2009, 03:35 PM   #38
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So how reliable are the bulbs from Xenondepot? are there better quality bulbs out there? does Phillips make 8K bulbs?
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