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      03-04-2009, 03:42 PM   #89
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I have them installed, but the rings in the driver's side are not as bright as the passenger side when the car is off, but when the car is on it's fine. It's a home made kit so don't expect much in term of quality.
Mine look even.
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      03-18-2009, 01:01 PM   #90
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Does anyone have a pic of the 20K halos with the stock HID headlights? Do they make the headlight projectors appear yellow-ish?

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      03-18-2009, 01:11 PM   #91
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Does anyone have a pic of the 20K halos with the stock HID headlights? Do they make the headlight projectors appear yellow-ish?

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Yes. The stock headlights look yellow in comparison to the 24k halos.
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      03-18-2009, 01:25 PM   #92
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Does anyone have a pic of the 20K halos with the stock HID headlights? Do they make the headlight projectors appear yellow-ish?

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The 20k are very blue
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      03-18-2009, 01:27 PM   #93
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Does anyone have a pic of the 20K halos with the stock HID headlights? Do they make the headlight projectors appear yellow-ish?

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I have 8000k headlights, and 6000k Angel Eyes, and the headlight projectors (even with the 8000k bulbs) look dim (not yellow) but dim compared to the Angel Eyes.

IMO, the angel eyes look nice during the day, but even then they are too bright - because from a far distance it looks like a blurriness of bright headlights coming your way. Only when you get within 50-100 feet or so does it become clear that those are two rings emitting light!
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      03-18-2009, 01:31 PM   #94
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I have 8000k headlights, and 6000k Angel Eyes, and the headlight projectors (even with the 8000k bulbs) look dim (not yellow) but dim compared to the Angel Eyes.

IMO, the angel eyes look nice during the day, but even then they are too bright - because from a far distance it looks like a blurriness of bright headlights coming your way. Only when you get within 50-100 feet or so does it become clear that those are two rings emitting light!
I dunno i think the rings look very defined. Just the outer is slightly dimmer
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I have 8000k headlights, and 6000k Angel Eyes, and the headlight projectors (even with the 8000k bulbs) look dim (not yellow) but dim compared to the Angel Eyes.
That makes sense, since usually the higher Kelvin bulbs produce less light. Thatís the reason why I was considering 20K. They might appear a bit dimmer and not as over-powering.


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IMO, the angel eyes look nice during the day, but even then they are too bright - because from a far distance it looks like a blurriness of bright headlights coming your way. Only when you get within 50-100 feet or so does it become clear that those are two rings emitting light!
This doesnít sound good.
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Does anyone have anymore pics of the 20Ks?
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Does anyone have anymore pics of the 20Ks?
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=241443

The white car with the blue and then yellow halos is mine with 24k.
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I dunno i think the rings look very defined. Just the outer is slightly dimmer
My experience is the same. They are extremely bright, but definitely defined.
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The white car with the blue and then yellow halos is mine with 24k.
Do you have stock headlight bulbs? How does it looks with the headlights on at night? Thanks.
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Do you have stock headlight bulbs? How does it looks with the headlights on at night? Thanks.
I do. I don't have pics, but like I said before, with the 24k halos the stock headlights are noticeably yellower. With the 3k yellow halos I have now, the stock headlights look extremely white.
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      03-19-2009, 01:39 AM   #101
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All I gotta say is that poeple follow me everywhere I go to try and find out where I got my lights from, I get nothing but compliments on it!!! I LOVE IT!!! THANKS CamaroSS305!!!!!!!!!!
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All I gotta say is that poeple follow me everywhere I go to try and find out where I got my lights from, I get nothing but compliments on it!!! I LOVE IT!!! THANKS CamaroSS305!!!!!!!!!!
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Just installed the kit works fine besides the fact when i start the car it flickers for a sec like strobe lights then it goes away. Also the lights aren't even on. When i do turn on the lights everything works normal. Any suggestions on what could cause the flickering???
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Just installed the kit works fine besides the fact when i start the car it flickers for a sec like strobe lights then it goes away. Also the lights aren't even on. When i do turn on the lights everything works normal. Any suggestions on what could cause the flickering???
HID's shoot 25000volts at the bulb to ignite the gas. Its just what they do.
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HID's shoot 25000volts at the bulb to ignite the gas. Its just what they do.

So you're saying everyone who installed the kit gets the strobing when they turn on the car?? I haven't seen anyone post about it
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So you're saying everyone who installed the kit gets the strobing when they turn on the car?? I haven't seen anyone post about it
Pm me im kinda confused what you mean by strobing.....
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      03-24-2009, 06:15 AM   #108
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So you're saying everyone who installed the kit gets the strobing when they turn on the car?? I haven't seen anyone post about it
I don't know what you mean about strobing, but mine look like they give a quick bright flash as they first turn on then mellow out until they warm up a bit.

At least that's how it looks from the drivers seat.
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      03-24-2009, 08:25 AM   #109
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So you're saying everyone who installed the kit gets the strobing when they turn on the car?? I haven't seen anyone post about it
No, strobing is not normal. I know what you mean. Where did you make your ground connection?
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1st pic Top right out of the three nuts.
2nd pic one that has wire ground on it already.
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No, strobing is not normal. I know what you mean. Where did you make your ground connection?
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