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  1. 1999 E36 316i coupe - xenon HID conversion kit advise needed 
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    im looking to purchase a HID kit for me car looking at ones on ebay and i decided to go for the 6000k version as i want a nice brite white and not a blue effect thats gunna get me pulled every two mins lol but i also noticed alot of these kits offer somming like H7 H7C H7R etc what is this? is this just the bulb size. basically guys i just need recomendations and advice on what exactly i need and should go for. also im planing on using the kit on my standard lights is this ok or do i have to buy angel eyes?

    thanx guy's
     
     

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    H7 is the type of bulb, and H7R is xenon bulb for reflector style headlights.
    Yours should be projectors so you wouldn't want the H7R bulbs. I'm not sure what H7C is.

    You don't need angel eyes you can just upgrade your normal lights for xenons

    6000k is the best choice
     
     

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    cool thanx matey gunna order a kit weekend then can you recomend one? so i need 6000k and a h7 bulb style kit? these easy to install?
     
     

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    http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...how-to-t10732/

    I'm thinking about getting some 4300k's as I don't want any blue tinge. I'll likely buy from Ebay seller Diane Shop for about £40 inc shipping, I'll also pick up a spare bulb to keep in the glovebox.

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    If you go ahead and get the 4300k's Ian let me know what they're like and get some photos up - I have been tempted to change to 4300k as from experience driving my mum's E46 with factory xenons at this temp, they give slightly better light on wet roads at night than 6000k.
     
     

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    Hi I went for a 5000K for the wifes E39. She was complaining about poor visibility with the halogens, she always does at this time of year so I wanted to go for the brightest which was 4300k but they where out of stock. I was astonished with the results and imo 5000k gives the coolest color. very white light. I plan to get a set for my car next! I'll post a guide when i get a chance (probs not till the new yr!) I paid a little more for my kit than i would have on ebay. I didnt want anything made in China or from a unknown brand, I'm always extra protective of my wife. I went for OEM philips ballasts cables and philips 6000K bulbs (made in Germany) cost me £180 at HIDorigin.com Vince recommended the blesk Kits as just as good but cheaper. He was very trustworthy so I may give them a bash on mine next. Any experience with Blesk?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by HIDcrazy View Post
    Hi I went for a 5000K for the wifes E39. She was complaining about poor visibility with the halogens, she always does at this time of year so I wanted to go for the brightest which was 4300k but they where out of stock. I was astonished with the results and imo 5000k gives the coolest color. very white light. I plan to get a set for my car next! I'll post a guide when i get a chance (probs not till the new yr!) I paid a little more for my kit than i would have on ebay. I didnt want anything made in China or from a unknown brand, I'm always extra protective of my wife. I went for OEM philips ballasts cables and philips 6000K bulbs (made in Germany) cost me £180 at HIDorigin.com Vince recommended the blesk Kits as just as good but cheaper. He was very trustworthy so I may give them a bash on mine next. Any experience with Blesk?
    hello Vince...welcome to the forum
     
     

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