35w vs 50w

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  1. thegreat22

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    Hey guys can anyone tell me whats best or recommended watt ballast the 35w or 50w. Any pros and cons of going with one over the other? I have decided to get the 5k hid kit. Just cant decide on 35 or 50 watts. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks
     
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    I got the 35 watt 5000K (actually 5500K) and I wish I would've gone with the 6000K 50w kit. I thought they would be a little more blue-ish than they actually are and I also thought it would be overkill with 50W. I would say that they are pretty much as bright, maybe a little brighter than OEM. I have projectors BTW.
     
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    Blue'r is less light. 50w recommended.
     
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    I know this is an older thread but I'm currently trying to decide between the 35 and 50 watt morimoto elite kit. Any chance of the 50w melting the projector housings? Not sure which direction to go, thinking though of the 5500K as I want something a little more white.
     
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    This should help you out a bit. https://www.diodedynamics.com/info/research/hid/hid-ballasts.html#wattage
     

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