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      06-27-2011, 08:11 PM   #1
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Suggestion on where to buy new HID bulb

I have the Camaross HID angel kit. One of the bulbs intermittently stopped turning on. I eventually tried problem solving the problem and witnessed the bulb actually smoke and die. Anyone know if smelling this odor is harmful btw? It's a distinct odor I'm guessing is the xenon gas.

Anyways, anyone know where I can get a new/like new pair at a good price? Is the LUX H8 led's almost as bright as this HID option?

The bulbs look like this. Thanks in advance! I'm looking for 6000K. Maybe even 7000K if that exists. I didn't want something as blue as 8000K.

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      06-27-2011, 09:03 PM   #2
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My suggestion is to buy a pair of news ones since they are so cheap
So you're assured the 2 bulbs match in colour
Since the colour changes as they age

http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=Hid....c0.m270.l1313
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      06-27-2011, 09:44 PM   #3
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Sweet, thanks. Do you know if any brands are better? And why does the small Japanese auto accessories shop by me (Autofreak) sell them for $250!!
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Looking at some of these bulbs, I don't see any with just the two male/female circular plugs that are on mine.


Like this one has my connector along with 2 other types of connectors, do I just cut those off or something? Are there any with just the male/female round connector on mine?
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Also is it 35W or 55W for the Camaross HID?
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      06-29-2011, 06:34 PM   #6
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35w im pretty sure, wattage is determined by the ballast not the bulb (im 90% sure on that)
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I tried PM'ing Camaross, but no word back from him. Can anyone else confirm if it's 35W or 55W? kmarei linked a 55W bulb and e92-lighting said it was a 35W.
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I got the camaross kit too and bought these from ebay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ht_5449wt_1167

It works and i'm about to get a second set already. Get the 35w bud. For the extra wires, just remove them.
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Mazda is correct. The ballast is what puts the watts out for the bulb. Most HID bulbs are rated for 65w so you will be fine. All the aftermarket bulbs are the same pretty much, at 95% of them come from China manufacturers. On post #4, you will see the regular connector and then the amp connectors you have. You can always cut off the regular connectors as it will do no harm to you.

The only bulbs out there that is something worthy of buying for your headlights to see if phillips or osram which you will pay top dollar for but for the generic H1, H7, H8, 9006, 9005, etc, you can just buy the generic ones from ebay and no need to pay 250 as they are taking you for a ride. Best thing is for you to remove the HID kit for the angel eyes and get a lux kit imho. If the HID bulbs are running too hot, it will burn off the chrome in your housing. HiDs were not meant to be in your angel eyes, honestly if you think about it, how much research could there be done when the car just came out, no way would these vendors would have access to put HIDs and do the research that has to be done...most will feed bs.
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