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    8000k HIDs + rain = :(

    Anyone here with hiss with 8000k colour?? Is it me or at night time when it's raining or even if road surfac is damp you can't see diddly poo!!?(was thinking of a different work tbh...)

    Changed these bulbs for 6000k today and I just don't believe the difference ! Was dark and raining tonight so perfect to test and compare and I can see soooo much more! I mean my missus car was brighter than mine! I will admit though they were bright when it's dry though..


    Anyone else noticed the lack of visable light when it's rainging (using8000k hid) and anyone else swap them for 6000k??
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    Guessing it's like using the high beam during snow, lights everything up! I've got 6000k and think there perfect for me
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    I started with 8k but quickly got pi$$ed of with the cr@ppy out put and now only use 4300k

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    i got 8k and not had problem in rain yet chap.
    now gonna be thinking of this thread now when it rains next lol

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    my 8k hids dont show the blue colour on the floor when its raining but they do still give amazing light output.
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    4300K is best for output. 6000k is good compromise if you still want a blue tint to it.

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    No problems with 8k here either, all good.

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    i have 10k and there fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle View Post
    4300K is best for output. 6000k is good compromise if you still want a blue tint to it.
    Agreed. I have 4300k and they are awesome.
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    Ive got 8k and not had a problem in the rain, and ive driven in some heavy rain out in the sticks were i live.

    Its not been that bad at all really.
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