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Old 12-02-2015, 03:09 PM   #1  
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I'm probably going to get flamed as usual, but was wondering if anyone has changed out their stock projection bulb and replaced with an HID or LED? I'm looking to get just a hint of blue.
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Still getting my c7 vette later this week, but I am interested in the same thing. 6000k or 8000k would be a nice mod.
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6 or 8 will look ricer, IMO.
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You'll have to at least pull the front bumper. So if you have any plans for a new grill or some such thing... you might want to do all this in one shot.
You may also run into electrical issues depending upon current draw for these lights. Something tells me everything is very carefully computer controlled in C7's and it might throw some codes... check carfully with the vendor... ask to see a C7 with the lights.... who knows, once you see it, you may or may not like it...
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Still getting my c7 vette later this week, but I am interested in the same thing. 6000k or 8000k would be a nice mod.
Congrats! you're gonna love it. I hope you like to get comments every time you stop!!!

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6 or 8 will look ricer, IMO.
if your including Ferrari as ricer, then yep

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A little neon under the wheel wells at the same time.
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The "stock" bulbs are already HID:

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Ref RPO TF4 - Headlamps, high intensity discharge (HID), Xenon, LED park and turn signals and Daytime Running Lamps
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I have a source for 6K bulbs for the C7. I've had mine in for close to a year and no issues.


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Not my cup of tea but to each their own. This is not going to be an easy or cheap project.
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if your including Ferrari as ricer, then yep
Yep then Ferrari is ricer too,in my opinion, above 6k gets really blue and looks like the kids in their riced hondas running up and down the street . At least here in Florida. The stock stuff looks to be 5k. Personally 5-6 is bright, clean , white to me.

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6K is as high as I go on headlights. I don't want blue or purple! I want bright white!


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6K is as high as I go on headlights. I don't want blue or purple! I want bright white!


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You just replaced the high beams didn't you ?
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You just replaced the high beams didn't you ?

Well, technically I replaced both high and low as they are the same bulb. We have a shutter that blocks the light to make it low beam and then the shutter is moved out of the way and the full High beam light goes out.

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you guys did not disappoint!

I have HID kit in 02 dodge truck and I can see better at night, much cleaner look. I think its 6000. Don't get me wrong I'm not looking for the purple idiot look, sorry to my purple headlight idiots peeps, just seems like the lights could be more white, mine looks like it has a slight yellow tint, sort of like my truck had before HID.

anyway to each their own. if it involves removing front nose then uh....yeah....that aint happening. I'll just install the gun rack!
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if your including Ferrari as ricer, then yep
You have any supporting evidence that Ferrari's come standard with 6,000K (or even worse, 8,000K) lamps?

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you guys did not disappoint!

I have HID kit in 02 dodge truck and I can see better at night, much cleaner look. I think its 6000. Don't get me wrong I'm not looking for the purple idiot look, sorry to my purple headlight idiots peeps, just seems like the lights could be more white, mine looks like it has a slight yellow tint, sort of like my truck had before HID.

anyway to each their own. if it involves removing front nose then uh....yeah....that aint happening. I'll just install the gun rack!
Floor mount on the passenger side, as in DPS units ?
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You have any supporting evidence that Ferrari's come standard with 6,000K (or even worse, 8,000K) lamps?
absolutely! I got it from the internet.
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Do you have to pull the whole assembly to swap the bulb? I haven't really looked at the light assembly.
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Do you have to pull the whole assembly to swap the bulb? I haven't really looked at the light assembly.
You have to remove the nose and the remove the light pod from the car to get at the bulb. I did both the grill and the lights at the same time as a 2-fer. If you lose a bulb, you have to take off the nose to change the bulb.

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