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    my xenons have turned pink

    Hi guys,

    i have a S3 2000 model ( W reg ) and the other day the driver side xenon headlights turns pink after 10-20 secs of turning them on...
    i have asked around and ive told its on its way out and whats worse is that it could be the whole headlight unit that i will need to replace

    ive called audi and they're saying that i need to replace something called a "gas discharge bulb" which they quoted me on around Ł130. A friend of mine said that my car uses HID bulbs and you can pick them up for around Ł20 - Ł30, if thats true then whats the model name/number of the bulb?

    thanks in advance

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    You want a good quality (Philips or Orsam perhaps) D2S HID bulb with a 4300K color temperature.

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    you sure? these bulbs look completely different to what i got, my bulb looks like a big globe or do these go inside this globe?

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    they go in the projector (globe)

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    nice, thats what i wanted to hear! thanks alot guys , you been a great help

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    Anyone where you can get any 6000k bulbs???

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    You dont, because they're gay as feck and emit less light.

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    You can get the bulbs off ebay for about Ł30, the ones that you need are D2S.

    Please bear in mind that the higher the number eg 6k, 8k, 10k the less light they emit and the bluer/purpler they get (and more cr4pper they look).

    Most on here go for the standard 4300k, however a few have gone for the 6k and have said a lot of good things about the colour and output.

    Dont even bother going to Audi as they are just a rip off.

    Just make sure you get them from a reputable seller on Ebay.

    Hope that helps.

 

 

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