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3200k Halogens - (I don't believe in that HID hooey)
3.15%
~ 4000k - closest to Daylight intensity/color
25.20%
~ 6000k - touching on the blue spectrum just a bit
56.69%
~ 8000k - blue from all angles, 28% less usable light (comp. to 4000k)
10.24%
~ 10000k - Smurfs have nothing on you
3.15%
> 12000k - you're bleeding grape juice from every orifice and blind
1.57%
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HID color temperature - choose your side

 
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yes, for the one I will be getting
 
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I got 8k
 
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beelab, ever install your HIDs?
 
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It's been 3 months, how about an encore for this thread? Vote!
 
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h20boy I like your Jag's like better than the Jeep.
 
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Could be the OSRAM bulbs vs Phillips as well. They are a bit different in performance. It is very similar though in real life.
 
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anything higher then 6000k is stupid in my eyes. 5-6000k is where it is at
 
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Well I have had my 6000K Hid in my silver XKR,at first I thought that I should have gone with the 5K lamps.But after having them for a while I like the look and preformance of the 6ks.The lamps go to a new bright white after a two minute warm up. I ordered 5k kit just in case,but so far I am liking the 6k preformance.
 
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thanks for your contribution/vote eagle!
 
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yes I will go with the 6k this summer when I pop on the new wheels. Different light spectrum will be more readily visible to some than others. It really depends on the individuals eyesight and seating position in my opinion.

I like 6k, but it appears that no matter what bulb you use, you'll still be brighter than the 2k halogens, it just won't have that summertime 'red' in it that so many are used to. Nice poll dude, glad to see some others jumping on this, HID very cheap now after 5yrs hah
 
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8K all the wayyy
 
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I just installed the 8k HID convertion Kit on my 1991 XJ6 and it look awsome!
 
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thanks for the votes Roving & Ruffles (now you've done it... I'm craving some potato chips)
 
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4300K standard for me, I'm not bothered what they look like, when I'm batting down the country lanes in my neck of the woods at night, visibility counts for more. I might take the 6000K if I were fitting aftermarket, but I'll be damned if I'd waste cash changing for the sake of it.
 
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Just installed 6k set from HIDExtra.com in my 05 XJL. One word: AWESOME
 
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thanks for the latest addition to the poll djdex and xj8!
 
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Just installed the GP thunder Pro H1 Ultra Slim HID KIT 6000K 35W


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I like 6000k, though I'm tempted to try out 4300k just to see how much different the usable light is.
 
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