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    Hi, so after trying out a HID kit, I had ordered the set with 4.3k bulbs and they are still a bit yellow.
    Will these from hids-direct just plug into the kit I have originally or do I need a whole new HID kit?
    I'd rather have the headlights the white-blue colour that they first come on before 'warming up' and going yellow-white. Will that be 6k or 8k?

    This is what they currently look like as 4.3k.


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    Would need a whole new kit really as those bulbs are for standard equipment hid bulbs not aftermarket kits

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    Just get a pair of aftermarket lamps of the correct wattage for the kit you have and the correct temperature for the colour you want (6000k is pretty much white).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Handyandy-UK View Post
    Just get a pair of aftermarket lamps of the correct wattage for the kit you have and the correct temperature for the colour you want (6000k is pretty much white).
    been looking for some but can't seem to find that exactly on the HIDs-direct site

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    I think this is what you want mate - the power packs and cancellors at the same, so you only need new bulbs and the 6K rated ones...

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Xenon-HID-bulb...item334bd492f1

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    Quote Originally Posted by maurauth View Post
    been looking for some but can't seem to find that exactly on the HIDs-direct site
    Plenty to be found on the bay as Penfold demonstrated.... just make sure you go for the right wattage for the system you have already (couldn't see a wattage stated in the item Penfold found).

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    Hmm I was hoping to get a hids-direct set as they've never let me down, always post things out same day and arrive next day, and always great customer service. If I can't find one of their's on the bay I might just wait and ring them up tomorrow then.

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    This what you're after... 35w lamps only (pair) ?

    http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/hid-xen...1r89diacsaud21

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    That's it cheers! Thanks a lot mate, and thanks to everyone else for the help they gave

    Expect pics later, have quite a few mods in progress and going to put them all up together in a megathread

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    They said it could never happen....

    MEGATHREAD!!

    Coming soon to Vectra C.com near you.

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