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Old 01-16-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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What bulbs are people using that have a blue tint to them? I have seen a few that have them in the tag lights and reverse lights, not just fogs and headlights/

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Old 01-16-2013, 04:20 PM   #2
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What bulbs are people using that have a blue tint to them? I have seen a few that have them in the tag lights and reverse lights, not just fogs and headlights/
You might check your laws, in Virginia the police really don't like folks using blue lights.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:14 PM   #3
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hids at 8000k 35 watt if u want blue..10000k if u want redisulous blue and it goes purple after that...6000k is a little whiter 4500-5000k is white and under that starts to yellow....the xxxxK number has nothing to do with the brightness its the color temperature i believe its called.
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Cops don't like them. Some states say they can't be forward facing, some say they can be forward facing but cannot flash, some say don't use them at all or you'll get a ticket. Some say the Stig can only see in 50 Shades of Blue, and that the sound of his heart beat is that of a 426 Hemi.

Now that that's all out of the way :P here are a few pictures for you. Before I ever lowered it I installed Blue LED's into my revers and cargo lamps. Didn't do tag lights, they've actually been upgraded to a "Cool White" like my interior in the pics. Didn't want to draw to much atention to myself. I already have painted tail lights and cross my fingers during the day when I see a cop behind me. Figured I'd do my best to keep my truck somewhat legal at night lol



Blue LED Fogs. LED's are installed above the housing with the lights aimed at the reflectors.



Also until I figure out something better to do with my fuse box, I cut a hole in it, filled it with plexi glass and threw a light in there as well.


As far as color temp lights, go with 6000k. I have 8k in my lows and don't like them, light output at night isn't all that great. 6k is perfrect for a VERY light blue almost bright white color range and the output on the road is great. I have 6k fogs and highs with 8k lows and the fogs make my headlights pointless.

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Old 01-19-2013, 11:56 AM   #5
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i have 6000k 55 watt which are much like 5000k 35 watt, very close to white very sluight blue, i dont get flicked off.....i see we have a top gear fan here....Some say that in his wallet, he keeps a photo of his wallet, and that on his favourite t-shirt, there's a picture of his favourite t-shirt... all we know is, he's called The Stig!
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i red led'ed my lights and grill...not as fond on the grill as i hoped but i rarely turn them on anyway

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hahaa he has a picture of his wallet in his wallet. I've thought abut putting lights behind the grill, I have 2 18" LED bars that I've been waiting to install just haven't been sure of where to put them
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Virginia has laws against running show lights. Motorcycles seem to get away with using them but they get weird about cars/trucks.
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I noticed that too here in Florida Motorcycles always have every damn color shoing that I know I'd get pulled over for. Blue and red at the same time flashing, no problem.... stupid bikes lol
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i used 2 12" flexible strips...worked fine...mine share the switch with the headlight leds and i use them maybe once a year haha so no police issues to worry about
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