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(some models may require extra parts such as bulb adapters, relay harness, anti-flicker/warning canceler)
High Intensity Discharge HID Kit
The visible light spectrum is divided up by a characteristic called Color Temperature. Color temp is defined by the temperature of an ideal black body radiator that radiates light equal to its surface temperature. A black body is an object that absorbs all light and emits light dependent on its surface temperature. To boil it down into simple terms, Color Temperature is the color code given to a particular light source based on how we perceive it with human eyes. This code is stated in units of absolute temperature, Kelvin (K). For example, the sunlight color temperature at midday is listed as 5780K (bright white), however this is not precise. You will see the sunlight color rated anywhere from 4300K to 6500K depending on the sources used and how much light the black body radiator could absorb during testing.
Many people believe that color temperature of an HID light is based on how bright it is (higher the K rating, brighter it gets), this is false. The higher the Kelvin temperature rating, the more blue the light becomes and the less useable light output there is. Higher color temperatures are known as cool colors (5000K and up) and produce bluish white light while lower color temperatures (4300K and down) are called warm colors and produce yellowish white. Below is a chart depicting most of the color temperatures available for HID lights.
Acual color of the HID headlights may vary and depends on the equipment being used.
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