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I want to do a hid headlight conversion on my 08' 250 ex but when I go to order the hid kit it gives me two options the h6m bulb or an h4 bulb? does anybody know which one I would have to order? thanks
 

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is just the watt's different ?..or the style ?..it should tell you what that watts are on the spec page from where your ordering it..other than that..sorry..i don't know what to tell you.
 

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yeah the watts are a little different i have my choice of a 33w hid light or a 55w hid light. but I don;t know if the style of the light holder is different it just gives me the choices of what watt of light i want, and then it says h6m or h4 for the other options.
 

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This is a H4 bulb.



This is a H6M bulb.



The base is different. I would say that you need the H6M. Is the base of the H6M like the base on the bulbs that you have now?
 

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kind of but the base on my bulb has the wire harness connector attached to it for the wire harness to plug into. but my base looks more like the h4 bulb base.
 

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The H-4 is more readily availabe at your local NAPA if you need a replacement in the future...FYI

Also if you do the H.I.D. conversion it should come with everything you need, the H.I.D. bulbs are conciderably different fron conventional bulbs so the wiring harness should be there with the ballast to run the bulbs you want something around the 4300 to 6000k bulb for a brighter appearance anything more than 5oook will emit a blue light.

This is a typical H4 H.I.D. conversion kit (for auto)


This is a typical H4 H.I.D. bulb
 

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It may take the H4 bulb, then. I wasn't aware of what kind they were using in the 2008 model. Are you seeing both bulbs in the picture? When I posted it, I saw both bulbs in the picture, but now I only see the H4. I don't know what happened to the other picture. Let me try to refresh the page and see what happens.
 

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Ok, after I refreshed the page, I can see both pictures again.
 

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I know it's not like this, is it? This is a H3 bulb. I've put these in ATVs before, but I've never see any come out with these.

 

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It looks like neither of those bulbs will work, then. Ok, the H4 HID bulbs are made different. Check out Moose's post above.
 

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So then I can't do the hid conversion on my quad then?
 

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So then I can't do the hid conversion on my quad then?
Yeah, I think you can still do the HID conversion. It should come with everything you need to do it. It's just that I don't know which bulbs you will need, because the H4 HID bulbs and H6M bulbs are made different from the regular H4 and H6M bulbs. I would just call the company up and tell them what kind of 4-wheeler you have and ask them which ones you need. That way you won't end of getting the wrong part. I'm a little confused with this, too.
 

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yeah I know what you mean helmut, It has confused me also. Maybe I will see if my local napa store has any of the hid lights that I can look at and maybe that way I can tell which one will fit my quad better.
 

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ok i sent an e-mail to houseofhid.com and they sent me one back telling me which atv hid kit that i needed that would work with my 250ex. so now which should i get the 55w hid or the 35watt hid? and which k rating should I get?
 

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You want to stay between 4300 and 6000k those are going to be your whitest looking light anything under 4300 will have a yellow tint to it 4300 being slightly yellow anything above 6000 is going to be blue then purple and trust me you cant see a darn thing with them they are more for show.

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I've never used the HID lights, but I heard 6000K was the best.
 

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ok thanks guys I will shoot for that then when I get ready to do the conversion. i'm getting my new wheels and making my 250ex wider now, then i'm on to the motor mods. and then the hid conversion will come last. and then I might start to build me a kawasaki kfx 450r so that me and my sister can both have something to ride but i'm not sure on that yet.
 
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