HID Xenon Headlight Color Comparison

HID Xenon Headlight Color Comparison

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Are you in the market for an HID kit but can’t decide what color temperature you should get?  You may have been surprised to find out that multiple color options even exist.  We got our hands on ten different kits from the folks at Kensun and installed them in our test vehicle.  Below are photos of each one … Read more

How LED Lights Work

How LED Lights Work

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Light-emitting diodes, a.k.a. LED lights are quickly becoming the light source of choice among tuners and car junkies for both interior and exterior applications. LEDs deliver maximum light using minimal power, making them perfect for use with 12V automotive systems. Light-emitting diodes are completely different than traditional, filament-based incandescent and halogen lights. Unlike old-school incandescent … Read more

Venza LED, HID and Incandescent Master List. Interior/Exterior Bulb sizes + How-To’s

Venza LED, HID and Incandescent Master List. Interior/Exterior Bulb sizes + How-To’s

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**Toyota Nation, contributing members and myself are not responsible for any damage caused by the implementation of the information in this thread. Modifying your car in any way may void your warranty. Please know your limitations and use this information at your own risk. Venza Lighting Application Guide Low beam headlight (non-HID) – H11 (x 2)High … Read more

Acura TL HIDs Resource Guide via HID Extra

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Acura TL HIDs Resource Guide via HID Extra

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Acura is one of the luxury vehicle brands that is equipped with factory HID headlights. But once a part goes out, making a trip to the dealership typically has owners spending hundreds, possibly more. So why take your vehicle to a mechanic and pay them “intense”‘ labor costs for replacing parts or new installations when … Read more

LED vs HID: A Complete Comparison Guide

LED vs HID: A Complete Comparison Guide

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In our last post, we introduced our new Light Fights blog series where we’ll spend the next several weeks comparing competing lighting technologies and seeing which ones come out the winners in their most commonly used applications. The two types of lights in today’s arena are LED vs HID. Light emitting diodes have gotten a … Read more

How We Rate HID Lights

How We Rate HID Lights

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So, the question is, How do you rate the HID kits you get?  We have thought about doing this post for some time now, but found this to be the perfect opportunity! Our HID Headlight Rating System is based on several components, all of which play into the overall user experience.  Also note, that ratings … Read more

HID Light Review’s & HID Color Chart

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HID Light Review’s & HID Color Chart

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What is K? Color Temperature and Kelvin “Kelvin” is a basic unit of thermodynamic temperature (color temperature) used to measure the hue (color) of the light output. Typical HID kits are offered in 3000K 20000K color ranges. Of that color range, the most popular HID colors are 6000k and 8000k. Pay attention to this: The … Read more

Buying HID Lights and How We Assist With This Process

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Buying HID Lights and How We Assist With This Process

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HID Lights Buying Process A standard process that corporations and individuals progress through (in order) when purchasing a product or service. Also known as the ‘Buying Cycle’ or ‘Purchase Process’. The Purchase Process typically consists of 5 major steps: 1. Need/Problem Recognition or Identification This is the initial stage where an individual comes to the … Read more

Common HID Problems & FAQ

Common HID Problems & FAQ

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What if my HID bulbs keep flickering and making a clicking noise? 1. Make sure the HID bulbs have been connected to the ballasts correctly and are secure. 2. Check that your plug-in connections are secure and that they are getting proper voltage output from your car battery. (For bi-xenon HID kits, make sure your … Read more