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Old 04-20-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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Prefacelift Low Beam and Fog HID Options

So my passenger side low beam and drivers side fog went out. As I just replaced driver side low, i figure maybe I could take advantage of the situation.

So what are my options to upgrade? I see morimotos for the lows but theyre ~$150? Looking for a (relatively) inexpensive upgrade that is pluh in and play.

I know aznoptics mentioned some of his HIDS long ago (searched a bit) idk if he sells them tho.

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Order the Morimotos through AZN Optics! I've had mine in my lows for a year, and they're great. I've had HIDs in my fogs for over 5 years, too, but they finally went out. Going back to halogens and painting the fogs yellow for a different look.
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Thanks, I see them. Because of downtime I'm just gonna replace with oem. The foglight is an H7 bulb I believe, what is the low beam?
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If you're interested I have a set of HYLUXTEK canbus ballasts and Morimoto H7 bulbs in 5500k that I want to sell. I bought everything from The Retrofit Source and I had them on my car for about two weeks. I decided to remove them because I missed the cornering function, which still works with HIDs it's just that HID bulbs take some time to warm up. They worked perfectly and produced no error messages.

https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...anbus-35w.html

https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...to-xb-hid.html


I'd be willing to sell it for $100 shipped.
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Old 04-21-2017, 11:22 AM   #5
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Thanks for the heads up, but I need to go OEM for now, kind of changed the direction of this thread but it was a different situation when I posted.
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On non-HID equipped sport models the high, low, and fog bulbs are all H7, btw. On the luxury models the fog is an H11 bulb.
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If i want oem replacement do I need to buy it at dealer? Or is there oem replacement w/o brand name?
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OEM bulbs are just Osram bulbs anyway, which is Sylvania in the US.
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What about philips crystal vision for both? I heard light output is less but what about the more expensive (still cheap) versions?
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Any bulbs that have a tint on them to shift the color output will come with a tradeoff against light output. So, for example, the Philips Crystal Vision output is about 1100 lumens whereas the regular, uncoated Philips Vision output is about 1800 lumens.
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thanks for your help!

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