High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting technology replaces the filament of the light bulb with a capsule of gas. The light is emitted from an arc discharge between two closely spaced electrodes hermetically sealed inside a small quartz glass tubular envelope capsule. To operate, they require ballasts, which supply proper voltage and control current. The amount of light produced is greater than a standard halogen bulb, while consuming less power, and more closely approximating the color temperature of natural daylight. The H4 12 volt 60/55 watt HID Blue Tint from Auto bulb direct or ABD. These are combination lights that are a combination of xenon gas and a special blue coating.
The light that is sent out from these bulbs is pure white but they are coated with a blue tint. The xenon gas that is contained in these bulbs provides up to a 30 percent improved visibility. There are also available H4 Xenon Xtreme White bulbs. These bulbs also contain xenon gas in the halogen standard bulbs. They also give off a whiter light. These bulbs are a blue color to glass and they are rated to 4500K which gives off excellent white light for better on the road visibility. Osram which is the division of Sylvania has a H4, 12 volt, 60/55 watt All Season Super which is a pair of bulbs. Osram has taken their Super bulb line and their All Season line and combined these two.
The new bulb will enhance visibility through even in the worst weather. Visibility on the road is improved by 30 percent. Philips is also a great maker of Xenon lights and other great household products. They offer a H4, 12 volt, 60/55 watt Vision Plus 50%. Using the advanced technology of Philips they have come up with a bulb that can actually offer 50 percent better visibility in the daytime or night time especially.
Available are the H1, 24 volt with a 70 watt bulb. It is made from GE, they strive to give you the best products possible. Bosch are the leaders in car parts, they produce a high quality and high powered H4, 475 75/70 watt bulbs. The part number is P43T and they also come in pairs. They also come in the halogen. If you are looking to change over to a H4 lighting system, then you will need a conversion kit. One great conversion kit is the High Intensity Discharge headlight H4 Conversion Kit 6000K, the maker of this conversion kit is Lite Formz. This kit comes with all of the wiring that is necessary to complete your conversion. It comes with clips and xenon lights as well. It is an all in one system. Once installed you will have the lighting system that most European cars already have. These kits are rather expensive but a nice investment if you are looking to improve your vehicle's lighting system. Most of these H4 bulbs and conversion kits can be found online. You may be able to find some bulbs in your local auto parts store. You may find a better deal online. Do some shopping and see who has the best prices.