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Old 02-16-2009, 12:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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HiDs vs Angel Eyes

What is the difference between the two cause I was told that angel eyes project the light and HiD's have a wider vision of the road?
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you can't drive on angel eyes, they are too weak, theyr only for looks, HID are stronger and brighter than halogen bulbs. I think 8000K is the best color
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It seems to me you have received inaccurate information. Angel eyes are the illuminated rings around the HID projector/bulb (see below). High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights use Xenon gas bulbs instead of regular filament bulbs to produce light.


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i see thanks for the info but for angel eyes can't you use HiD's too but it takes more work right? And I agree 8000k is a good color but 6000k comes close.
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HID's and "angel eyes" (the rings) are separate things, as explained above.
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