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      11-15-2009, 08:14 PM   #1
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Question Best D1S bulb??

i really want to upgrade my D1S bulbs to 6K's but there are soo many out so help me choose one by giving me your impressions on these:

JleviSW D1S bulbs (does anyone know who makes these BTW?)

Bimmian XenoFlo D1S Bulbs

MTEC D1S bulbs

GP Thunder D1S bulbs
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      11-15-2009, 08:30 PM   #2
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How about some Philips Ultinon 6000k bulbs? You cannot beat OEM quality and reliability that way you never have to worry about the cheap Korean crap coming from some vendors these days.

http://www.suvlights.com/product_inf...roducts_id=322
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      11-15-2009, 09:51 PM   #3
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i would love to get OEM brand but i can't justify spending $300+ for them
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      11-16-2009, 02:28 PM   #4
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I'm running our brand on my 135, been happy with the quality and output.
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      11-16-2009, 08:58 PM   #5
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who makes your bulbs Nick?
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      11-16-2009, 10:16 PM   #6
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We work direct with our factory and sell them under our own brand.
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      11-18-2009, 11:14 AM   #7
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MTEC hands down, here is sample 6k shot


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      12-24-2009, 03:15 PM   #9
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if your local to walnut or irvine, you can come check it out in person first
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      12-25-2009, 03:12 PM   #10
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i'm actually in central cal. but i'm going to be making a trip down south maybe next month, i'll probably pay you guys a visit.
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hows the installation for D1S bulbs?
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      12-25-2009, 06:16 PM   #12
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Easy, just remove the rear cap of the headlights. Twist out the bulb, replace the new bulb. I believe for the passenger side its easier to remove the fender liner to access the rear headlight cover because of the different fluid tanks in the passenger side area.
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      12-25-2009, 10:55 PM   #13
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Any Error codes for the Mtec or JleviSW ones?

also does Mtec come in 8k?
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      12-25-2009, 11:10 PM   #14
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No error codes, I'm running ours on my 135
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is it day and night difference brighter?
also for the 8k's..how blue?
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      12-25-2009, 11:36 PM   #16
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http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=334436

thought it may be interesting for you guys...
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http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=334436

thought it may be interesting for you guys...
The thread is invalid.
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      12-26-2009, 08:38 PM   #18
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The thread is invalid.
It worked yesterday. It was some guy trying to hawk "OEM Quality" D1S bulbs without being a vendor. I am thinking the mods nixed his thread because of that.
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      12-28-2009, 11:55 AM   #19
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How about some Philips Ultinon 6000k bulbs? You cannot beat OEM quality and reliability that way you never have to worry about the cheap Korean crap coming from some vendors these days.

http://www.suvlights.com/product_inf...roducts_id=322
i agree to an extent that there is a lot of crap coming out for 150 bucks and 80 bucks as well...but that doesnt necessarily mean you are getting a better bulb by spending 300 bucks...you just need to do your work and get them from someone you trust,,,the mark-up is amazing on these speciality bulbs.
For instance, many big expensive brands dont even make their own bulbs...like Piaa for the longest time.
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      12-28-2009, 12:43 PM   #20
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is it day and night difference brighter?
also for the 8k's..how blue?
No, if you are looking for brightness in terms of light output, your OEM 4300k will offer the most light output. 6000k or 8000k bulbs are not brighter as measured by light output in lumens, they do offer a better color which is pure white for 6000k or aqua for 8000k. If you are looking for better color, then upgrade to a 6000k or 8000k. I did it to match the WL angel eyes and to get rid of the OEM yellow tint.
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      12-28-2009, 01:05 PM   #21
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i agree to an extent that there is a lot of crap coming out for 150 bucks and 80 bucks as well...but that doesnt necessarily mean you are getting a better bulb by spending 300 bucks...you just need to do your work and get them from someone you trust,,,the mark-up is amazing on these speciality bulbs.
For instance, many big expensive brands dont even make their own bulbs...like Piaa for the longest time.
I see what you are saying but we know for a fact that Phillips makes their own HID bulbs in house. It would be a piece of mind thing for me.
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I see what you are saying but we know for a fact that Phillips makes their own HID bulbs in house. It would be a piece of mind thing for me.
i get what you are saying: ge, phillips, etc engineered the technology and make their own pieces (for the most part), and i respect the piece of mind attached to it...brand means a lot. but i mean when comparing mtech and other stuff under 280 bucks, its kinda a crapshoot.
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