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    Does anyone know which are the best aftermarket kits you can buy specific for bmws, dont want these ones that flicker and refuse to light etc, many thanks.
     
     

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    I got mine from here, http://www.hids4u.co.uk/ very happy with them and plug and play using existing headlight bulb connector
     
     

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    Did you go for the 35w or 55w, need to make it worth doing?
     
     

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    http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/...archid=1377152

    And I would go for 35w - there is more than enough light performance. 55w is painfully bright, I've witnessed it!
     
     

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    Seconded what Joe said...35watt are plenty bright enough
     
     

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    Would the 55's only be used for main beam then? Can you put 2 sets on aheadlight system, one for dipped and one for main? many thanks
     
     

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    You don't need 55w Xenons...they are way too bright and 99% of people go for the 35 and the performance you get from those are really excellent.

    You could go for two 35w kits, one for dipped and one for main, but people don't usually bother as if you need to flash someone it doesn't really work, as xenon bulbs flicker really bright, then dim down, then get brighter the next couple of seconds as they warm up.

    But in all honesty, since installing my 35w xenon kit, I rarely need to use high beams! Just make sure you go for 6000k colour temp, that gives a pure bright white light with just a tinge of blue...8000k is more bluey and gives out less light and is poorer in dark, wet conditions.
     
     

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    I was told 4300 was pure white, can anyone clarify?
     
     

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    Anyone?
     
     

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    4300k is mostly white but it has a slight yellowy tinge

     
     

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