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nyquetinp94
02-26-2016, 09:17 AM
So I'm a little confused on exactly which headlight bulbs I need. Is it HID or Halogen?? and would I be better off going with Osram, Philips, or Sylvania if it's halogen.

c@@kieMonsta
02-26-2016, 09:51 AM
OP, how the heck should we know? We don't know what your car looks like. Throw up some pics so we can tell you. Pro tip: if they have a projector lens, then you have HID's. Otherwise, they are halogens.

Dutch_A6
02-26-2016, 10:09 AM
Generally more information the better, year and model etc at a minimum, pics of your headlights would help as well since the cars could be equipped with either depending on the model.

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sun_dance
02-26-2016, 10:47 AM
OP, how the heck should we know? We don't know what your car looks like. Throw up some pics so we can tell you. Pro tip: if they have a projector lens, then you have HID's. Otherwise, they are halogens.

+1 on this. Simply look at your housing...if you have a ballast on it, you have HID, if not, you have halogen. Oh and this should help: C6 HID Bulb replacement/ (http://www.audiworld.com/forums/a6-s6-c6-platform-discussion-58/c6-hid-bulb-replacement-2767096/)

OmaHahn
02-26-2016, 11:06 AM
Maybe your user manual in the glove box? Also look here: http://www.sylvania.com/en-us/applications/automotive-lighting-systems/Pages/lrgmain.aspx

cal3thousand
02-26-2016, 11:09 AM
So I'm a little confused on exactly which headlight bulbs I need. Is it HID or Halogen?? and would I be better off going with Osram, Philips, or Sylvania if it's halogen.

Take a look at your window sticker if you have it. Or take your VIN to a look up site

For ANY bulbs, those brands you listed would be best. There are other good brands, but those are worry free performance.

14S4GWM
02-26-2016, 11:12 AM
Sale now is still on I believe.

http://www.audizine.com/forum/showthread.php/692943-LAST-Winter-Clearance-Sale-by-HIDCONCEPT-COM-SAVE-UP-TO-20-HURRY!

nyquetinp94
02-26-2016, 12:21 PM
Generally more information the better, year and model etc at a minimum, pics of your headlights would help as well since the cars could be equipped with either depending on the model.

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Sorry for the indirectness, but I have the 05 3.2 model.

c@@kieMonsta
02-26-2016, 02:02 PM
Sorry for the indirectness, but I have the 05 3.2 model.
http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160226/20ccec9ebe0b635777d712f2f65bb2fd.jpg

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whef21
02-28-2016, 12:29 PM
If your headlight looks just like your drl, then you'd have halogen. If it looks completely different, hid

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skylinrcr01
02-28-2016, 01:03 PM
Did they sell halogen headlights for the C6 in america?

SinCityA6
02-28-2016, 01:35 PM
Did they sell halogen headlights for the C6 in america?

Yes they did. My car has halogens. They were standard equipment in the "Premium" trim level of cars.


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cal3thousand
03-01-2016, 09:39 AM
Just to add to this, I replaced my bulbs a few days ago with Morimoto XB 5500 K (D3S) in my 2009 and they are pure secks. The color is perfect, I would not want them any bluer and I couldn't ask for any whiter. Seriously made my old HID bulbs look like some strong halogens.

SPONGE
10-10-2016, 06:44 PM
Just to add to this, I replaced my bulbs a few days ago with Morimoto XB 5500 K (D3S) in my 2009 and they are pure secks. The color is perfect, I would not want them any bluer and I couldn't ask for any whiter. Seriously made my old HID bulbs look like some strong halogens.

Are you sure it was D3S and not D2S?
How have your bulbs held up so far?
Update on your impressions.

OmaHahn
10-11-2016, 11:22 AM
Just to add to this, I replaced my bulbs a few days ago with Morimoto XB 5500 K (D3S) in my 2009 and they are pure secks. The color is perfect, I would not want them any bluer and I couldn't ask for any whiter. Seriously made my old HID bulbs look like some strong halogens.

Both of my cars have the 5,000 bulb from Phillips and it's perfect white. Bulbs from 5k-5500k I think are the perfect spectrum of pure white. I love them too!