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Old 05-10-2003, 06:58 PM   #2
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do you have Litronic units (real xenons, with starters, etc.)? This is required to actually use "true" xenon replacement bulbs. Most of the bulbs advertised, the "bright white" or "blue/purple bulbs," are actually halogens, with perhaps a bit of xenon gas, but still use a filiment. True Xenons are xenon discharge lamps and have a cathode/anode system: they require special 'starters" units to fire them. Bottm line: I would avoid such products since they are painted to look blue, or are of significantly higher power ratings (watts) and can burn your light covers (or cause various electrical problems>
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