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first, is 3000k the "yellowest" hid? or does there exist an even lower colour temp?

anyway... thinking about some yellow hids just to be different / functional. i'm also considering the rockblocker yellow film or a substitute. i think this would look kick-ass with velocity red, and i've seen the yellow lights pulled off nicely on some other cars. also thinking about removing my fogs and running a straight black mesh in place, but that will be later...

so my questions are:

1. will these melt the rockblockers or other tint film?
2. think they'll look nice?
3. theoretically, this should produce the most lumens, right?

http://rockblocker.com/Images/Subaru/214.jpg
http://www.hidplace.com/evoyellow1.jpg

those are some nice rides with what i want to pull off....

what do you think? any tips or great places to buy? i'd like to be the first to pull this off here...
 

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$300 for hid, quite expensive. why would you want to get rid of your fogs lol. leave them there. I think 5000k looks nicer but if you were to get 3000k, don't get the yellow rock blocker, get the clear one.

just my opionion...
 

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gotta pay to play, philips makes some nice ones for sure. my work gets discounts through philips now too... :D

our fogs are useless... i'm also considering some ducting for my short ram through a fog light hole. as for the yellow rockblocker, i like the way it looks.
 

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1. Ive been running hid 3k fogs with rock block and indy mod for 1 year. no melting.
2. I have a ti grey, and i think they look good.
3. they do not produce the most lumen. I believe 4100 to 4300k produce the most.
 

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oliver, do the 3000k still light up the road well? or should i take some advice and go with a 4000?

also, any idea how much the yellow overlay cuts down the light emitted?
 

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[quote author=biped link=topic=72167.msg1274303#msg1274303 date=1174226856]
oliver, do the 3000k still light up the road well? or should i take some advice and go with a 4000?

also, any idea how much the yellow overlay cuts down the light emitted?
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Yellow overlays cuts the light...I don't have precise number but it does. 3000K lights up the road well. Yellow is actually seen better by the human eyes. 4000K is nice but it's white not yellow. It's more a question of what you want to use them for. If it's raining or snowing a 3000K light will give you a much better visibility. So for foul weather yellow is better. :)

Hope that helps.
 

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You'll regret it when one of your low-beams dies...that's my problem now... one of my low beams is burnt (bulb) and an igniter for my fogs fried friday.... hope the replacements get here soon!

That what sucks about HIDs, when they burn/fry/die you have to wait for a replacement....
 

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well... i'm not bothering with the fogs at all and in terms of reliable kits out there, i'm going to try to pick a good one.
 

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1 question...

if i use the 3000K HID in my stock oem fog housings, would that blind on coming traffic?? or is it best to use a projector for such HID applications? :? :? :?
 

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[quote author=neeldub link=topic=72167.msg1282743#msg1282743 date=1174527433]
1 question...

if i use the 3000K HID in my stock oem fog housings, would that blind on coming traffic?? or is it best to use a projector for such HID applications? :? :? :?
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Projectors are always better but the 3 fog housing works fine. We have had a lot of customer do it and none reported a problem with oncoming traffic.
 

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[quote author=neeldub link=topic=72167.msg1282743#msg1282743 date=1174527433]
1 question...

if i use the 3000K HID in my stock oem fog housings, would that blind on coming traffic?? or is it best to use a projector for such HID applications? :? :? :?
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when i park my car outside and i look at my fogs like straight on, they kinda hurt my eyes after a while, but since they are so low and yellow, it doesnt really blind oncoming traffic that bad compared to hids in reflector headlights
 

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They hurt your eyes because de light is emmited everywhere as opposed to your low beams wich have a projector. traffic should be fine :p
 

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[quote author=M3-GT link=topic=72167.msg1274134#msg1274134 date=1174200690]
They look nice :)


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Oliver, are these new revision 3000ks? I see that you have added these to the site. The output seems better and deeper yellow.
 

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[quote author=M3-GT link=topic=72167.msg1274134#msg1274134 date=1174200690]
They look nice :)


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Oliver, are these new revision 3000ks? I see that you have added these to the site. The output seems better and deeper yellow.
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Yes. This is our new 3000K bulbs.
 

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so... harkening back to my original question, would these look nice on a velo-red hatch with a yellow overlay? any opinions?
 
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