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Problem, had body shop change a xenon light, now one is a different color!

Did anyone have to change Xenon's on one light. Is there a specific part number for blue versus yellow xenons? I have my old xenon light, can I just swap the bulb? Someone backed into my old light and they had to replace it.
 

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I swapped the bulb out.

I just swapped the bulb out. I prefer the blue look bulbs to the yellow. Now my concern is when one blows out in the future I'll end up buying two bulbs. I have to check the ETK to find out what's the deal.


Dalton said:
i heard when you change a bulb you should change both cuz that can happen...:dunno:
 

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It just takes a while for a new bulb to break in. Give it time and they should be pretty similar looking.
 

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yeah...Keeferno is correct...the bulbs take awhile to break in..i'm not sure how many hours it takes..but it was awhile...could take a month or so.
 

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jestr said:
I was told it takes about 100 hrs to break in.
How does it break in? i mean from what color to what color? example for 6000k is it from yellow to blue or vice versa.

Im still in the process of breaking in my bulbs. both are 6000k, the left side is kinda yellow, green and white mixed into 1 and the other side is slightly purple hue, whiter light. which one is expected to change color?
 

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i just drive with my headlights on all the time to burn em in... both of mine were replaced in july.
 
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