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Old 04-03-2006, 06:23 PM   #1
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Default 9006 vs. H1 HID's

I understand that the 9006 bulbs are shittier, and produce much less light than an H1 bulb, however, if you get HID's, will the output of the 9006 bulb still be that much worse than an H1 HID kit? Or would the output be the same because they're both HID's?
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:37 PM   #2
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Hid kits are way different man, they need a ballast and various other hardware as well as bulbs.

What you should is modify a pair of nice 9005s to fit in your 9006s. Some 65w sylvania silverstars put out waaaaay more light then some pretty expensive osram h1 55w s-stars.

Its super easy to get the 9005s to fit in your low beam. I can help you further if you want to try this method.
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Oh yeah proper HID kits cost 100s of dollars, a pretty rockin set of bulbs will only set you back 30-40 bucks and will put out some good light.
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:22 PM   #4
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it would be the same light output as an h1, of course you gotta make sure they are the same colour temp, manufactor etc, to compare them,

But they will be the same.
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:28 PM   #5
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it would be the same light output as an h1, of course you gotta make sure they are the same colour temp, manufactor etc, to compare them,

But they will be the same.
yep exactly
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