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Hey guys.
I am a proud new owner of a True Red 2007 Mazda3 S Gran Touring 4door Sedan.

As you guys all know my S GT comes with stock Xenon lights and I intend on upgrading the lights with higher kelvin bulbs.
I was wondering if I have to buy a full HID Kit ballasts or just replace the OEM D2S bulbs.

Sorry if this answer is already posted on another thread I searched vigorously for the answer and couldnt find it.

Thanks guys. Im glad to be apart of this community!!
 

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Since you have OEM HID's you can just replace the D2S bulbs, just be aware that you'll have less usable light at a higher K. A conversion kit is for upgrading from halogens.

Oh and welcome to the forums :)
 

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[quote author=raymondf13 link=topic=136988.msg2952937#msg2952937 date=1235271960]
Hey guys.
I am a proud new owner of a True Red 2007 Mazda3 S Gran Touring 4door Sedan.

As you guys all know my S GT comes with stock Xenon lights and I intend on upgrading the lights with higher kelvin bulbs.
I was wondering if I have to buy a full HID Kit ballasts or just replace the OEM D2S bulbs.

Sorry if this answer is already posted on another thread I searched vigorously for the answer and couldnt find it.

Thanks guys. Im glad to be apart of this community!!

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You need D2S bulbs in 5000K, 6000K or 8000K.

Oliver
 

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[quote author=Werty link=topic=136988.msg2953545#msg2953545 date=1235316109]
Since you have OEM HID's you can just replace the D2S bulbs, just be aware that you'll have less usable light at a higher K. A conversion kit is for upgrading from halogens.

Oh and welcome to the forums :)
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Hey thanks for the reply!
What do you mean by less usable light?
 

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[quote author=M3-GT link=topic=136988.msg2957631#msg2957631 date=1235459898]
[quote author=raymondf13 link=topic=136988.msg2952937#msg2952937 date=1235271960]
Hey guys.
I am a proud new owner of a True Red 2007 Mazda3 S Gran Touring 4door Sedan.

As you guys all know my S GT comes with stock Xenon lights and I intend on upgrading the lights with higher kelvin bulbs.
I was wondering if I have to buy a full HID Kit ballasts or just replace the OEM D2S bulbs.

Sorry if this answer is already posted on another thread I searched vigorously for the answer and couldnt find it.

Thanks guys. Im glad to be apart of this community!!

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You need D2S bulbs in 5000K, 6000K or 8000K.

Oliver
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Why only 5, 6, or 8k? I want 17000k for Violet. Not compatible?
Thanks for the reply
 

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[quote author=raymondf13 link=topic=136988.msg2975773#msg2975773 date=1236194753]
[quote author=Werty link=topic=136988.msg2953545#msg2953545 date=1235316109]
Since you have OEM HID's you can just replace the D2S bulbs, just be aware that you'll have less usable light at a higher K. A conversion kit is for upgrading from halogens.

Oh and welcome to the forums :)
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Hey thanks for the reply!
What do you mean by less usable light?
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never mind i did some more research. i get less lumens the higher the kelvin. :(
 

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[quote author=raymondf13 link=topic=136988.msg2975803#msg2975803 date=1236195284]
[quote author=raymondf13 link=topic=136988.msg2975773#msg2975773 date=1236194753]
[quote author=Werty link=topic=136988.msg2953545#msg2953545 date=1235316109]
Since you have OEM HID's you can just replace the D2S bulbs, just be aware that you'll have less usable light at a higher K. A conversion kit is for upgrading from halogens.

Oh and welcome to the forums :)
[/quote]

Hey thanks for the reply!
What do you mean by less usable light?
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never mind i did some more research. i get less lumens the higher the kelvin. :(
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Exactly. 17 000K would mean that you basically wouldn't see anything ...It would be real blue though ;) but not really safe.

Oliver
 
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