Xenon headlamps - what colour?

Lexman8

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The xenon headlamps on my CL500 are slightly different colours. I'd guess one is 4300k and the other 5000k or maybe one is 5000k and the other 6000k.

They are very dim with poor light distribution on dipped beam compared to the xenons on my other car so I'm thinking of replacing them both before the MOT next month.

Does anyone know what the 'correct' colour is?
 

alexanderfoti

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Stock colour temp is 4300k. When they age or wear they change colour. One is likely older than the other

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Buy a pair from Ebay and go on holiday with the money saved
 

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Buy from eBay but make sure you buy a reputable brand. Cheap Chinese lamps are crap and little better than halogens regarding light levels.
 


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