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Old 01-19-2011, 02:51 PM   #794
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Originally Posted by tallguy-09 View Post
I'm kind of agreeing, 35W HID is plenty and especially so when combined with a non HID motorcycle reflector. I think most OEM HID systems in cars operate with 35W but I'm not sure. I think I read that 55W is mosty used underwater in diving lights but again I could be wrong here, I thought most people would use 55W to match the 55W H7 lamp and not get a LAMPF more than for the light output which is higher.
I'm not debating whether 35W is "enough" or if 55W is "too much".
Everything I see says that 35W HID produces about 3200 lumens, and 55W HID produces 4500+ lumens, and stating that they produce the same lumens without anything to back up that information may be misleading.
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