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I ordered a diamond blue halogen headlight bulb 100/80 watt, well ,I got it yesterday and tried it last night,
It is not what I thought it would be,Not much better than a stock halogen 60/55 watt. Oh well.....might just take some getting used to...I do like the colour...

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What was it that you didn't like about it. I was thinking of getting something like that for my sled. They make different kinds. check this site out.

http://www.bluhmenterprises.com/britlite.htm

Was it not bright enough? How blue is the light?



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A buddy of mine has a red headlight cover on his VMax 600. It looks really cool (sled is black w/ red accents)

He only leaves it on during the day (I think its too red at night). I tell you what though. it really makes a difference in being noticed. If he comes up behind you, you notice that red in your mirror a hell of a lot quicker than just the plain white headlight.



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I have said this before but I will say it again to reiterate it.

The Blue bulbs (aka Hyperwhite,Ultrawhite, Super Duper Power Blue, etc etc) ARE NOT BRIGHTER THAN THE STANDARD BULBS! This is a fact....and has been documented. The only blue lights that you will truly gain output from are the HID (High Intensity Discharge) kits you can buy for around 400-500 bucks. Those are the lights you see on some very high end cars like Lexus, BMW, etc.... that have a intense whiteish blue look to them and are many times brighter, and more efficient than halogen, although many times more expensive. The fake HID bulbs like you were referring to are simply a regular bulb with a blue colored glass....which kills the light output, but does change the color spectrum ( which is a bad thing too on a snowmobile). Why is that bad? Because blue light is many times more reflective than yellow light, and when you are either caught in a snowstorm or in someone's snow cloud this is a very bad thing. Kinda like driving your car in think fog with your high beams on. Any other questions on lights? I know quite a bit about them so ask away!

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Intended, does this include the lights to the link I listed above as well? Let me know, I don't want to end up waisting my coin if they're all crap.



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Yes, except for maybe the clear ones.....remember any time you add tint to the glass of a bulb you are reducing it's output....HID creates the blue spectrum with a high voltage arc, not through tinting the glass.

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No problem man!


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I have these bulbs in my F150, the clear ones. Intended is right about how they make things hard to see in crappy conditions. They really suck in rainy weather the most. But on a nice clear night with dry roads they are nice. If you do get them make sure to get the clear ones, not the tinted glass ones. Mine are clear and have some kind of special gas in them wich makes them shine blue.
I think it would be cool to have dual sockets so you could have one blue bulb and one yellow one for different conditions!

 

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That is what I do on my S-10. I have regular bulbs for low-beam and the blue tinted ones for the high beam. The high beams are not any brighter but the contrast is much better. Makes it easier to spot deer on the road and such. Is this picture you can see what I mean.


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Edited by - intendedacceleration on 25 Jan 2002 08:24:05
 

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do yellow ones make you see better in low visibility situations?

Dude, don't freak out.
 

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Actually yes they do

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where would I find yellow for my new Pro X?

Dude, don't freak out.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote>Originally posted by steve:

where would I find yellow for my new Pro X?

Dude, don't freak out.[/quote]

Check out the link I posted at the top of this page.




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