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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-21-2007, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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well 3 months is twice as long as the Nokya's lasted me! Thank you for the feedback and the pictures, good stuff!
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Awong124 posted an excellent example of why stock bulbs are actually better than any color coated bulb. Can you see it? Its not the color. Check out how the pavement is lit up. The stock side actually illuminates more area and brighter than his XTEC side.


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Awong124 posted an excellent example of why stock bulbs are actually better than any color coated bulb. Can you see it? Its not the color. Check out how the pavement is lit up. The stock side actually illuminates more area and brighter than his XTEC side.[/b]
Yeah, I think a lot of us have read the Daniel Stern thing. I personally don't care about how much it illuminates as long as it's adequate, I just think the yellow is ugly. I don't think anyone wanting super white bulbs is super concerned about how much light they're getting, most people who bother to switch them are more concerned about the look of the color.

After reading the Daniel Stern thing, I still decided to buy the Xtec bulbs to finish off the high beams, and buy super white w5w bulbs for the parking lights. I get enough illumination from my OEM HIDs.

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Thats cool, long as you know what you're getting. Too many dummies see the white and say "OOOO Much brighter!". Fog lights don't do much for illumination anyway, but its a good illustration of what a colored bulb will do.


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I got Xtec 4000ks for my H11 lower fogs, I'm pretty happy with them, they look pretty white, much whiter than stock.



The driver's side foglight is the one with the Xtec bulb, the passenger side is the stock bulb.

Compared to PIAA or Sylvania they're pretty cheap too, only $30 a pair from therpmstore and they come with lifetime warrantee. I just ordered two more pairs yesterday for my highbeams and for the headlights on my other car. To be honest I've only had them on for 3 months, so I don't know how long they'll last, but at most you'll pay for shipping to ship them back to Xtec and they'll send you new ones.[/b]

thanks man! I love the look of these lights, so I just ordered myself a pair! :-D
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