Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 02:21:37 GMT
From: BobR <BobRosnopsamdnet.att.net>
Subject: Re: 2000 9-5 Headlight swap for HID's question


The 6000k spec isn't a measurement of heat - it's the lamp's color temperature! http://www.schorsch.com/kbase/glossary/color_temperature.html Which is why the 3000k bulb in your living room doesn't set the lampshade on fire. Daryl Mark Krzewinski wrote: > > Just a note Guy: 6000 degrees K is about 10,340 degrees Fahrenheit. I think > your Saab would be almost instantly vaporized, not to mention a good portion > of the surrounding neighborhood. The 6000K must refer to something else. > > Daryl > > "Guy" <gcnopsamck.com> wrote in message > news:a2pe2h$bfk$1nopsam.atl.mindspring.net... > > I am interested in changing out the front lamps with ACTUAL HID's. the web > > site, HID's for less.com has a rather ok deal on them. Has anyone done > this > > and what would be the pitfalls of doing so. And please, I am not talking > > about blue colored halogens. The site did so though, since the bulbs are > > dual filiment, I'd lose the high beam capability. > > > > That being so, will the fog light are be able to sustain the heat of > 6000Deg > > Kelvin without melting the entire bumper structure? > > > > Guy > > > >

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