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Why HID bulb is different color

Why is my new HID headlight bulb a different color If your vehicle is equipped with Xenon high intensity discharge (HID) headlights and you’ve recently replaced a bulb, you may notice that the light color is slightly different than the bulb on the other side of the vehicle. New HID bulbs have a color temperature of approximately 4150°K. As a bulb is used, the color shifts to the “bluer” color range of 4,300°K. When first installed, the new bulb will cast a light that is a bit more yellow/white than blue/white. … Read More


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