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I've been reading some of the posts abt Xenons as well as posted some myself. Everyone seems to say that Xenons get "yellower" as it gets older. This FAQ seems to refute those claims that some of us have been making.

It appears to say that as Xenons get older, "Color will change slightly from a yellowish tone to a crisper bluer tone". Even Philips, the maker of Xenon bulbs that most cars use (besides Osram), makes this claim, which is why they came up with the 85122+ bulb which is meant as a replacement bulb. These are rated at 5000K as opposed to new bulbs rated at 4300K. This is so that one side will not look whiter than the other. Thoughts anyone??

**http://faqlight.carpassion.info/hl-hid-bulbs.htm

**http://www.lighting.philips.com/in_en/consumer/carlighting/products/for_your_car/xenon/xenon.php?main=gb_en&parent=1_3&id=in_en_car_lighting&lang=en
 
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