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The R takes the D2R bulb, but I've seen that you can use the D2S as well, with the only difference being the ceramic paint on it.<p>Will D2S fit, or will it have to be notched in the correct place in order to fit.<p>Also, does that ceramic portion painted on it affect output at all?<p>Thanks!<p>Rue
 

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Re: D2S and D2R bulbs (Rues R)

The ceramic/paint/metal band on the D2R bulb is critical in eliminating glare which occurs from reflector based headlamps utilizing xenon bulbs. The D2S will mount, however you are a better person for using the D2R.
 

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Re: D2S and D2R bulbs (m.olennick)

I'm using D2S bulbs as are several other members on this forum. Personally the difference in light output was not that significant to my eye, it's a difference of 400 lumens, not sure if that's something that can be appreciated by the human eye especially since our cars use reflector housings so the light gets dispersed anyway. <p>Glare is not a problem with using D2S, nowhere near as annoying as people who stick HID systems into reflector halogen housings. With the level adjusted properly I never get high-beamed.
 

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Re: D2S and D2R bulbs (PhilUp)

Same here I'm running the D2S bulbs.<p>I did notice a slight increase in light output with these bulbs <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"><p>And as we all know any increase in light output with our reflector set up is surely appreciated.<p>Hope this helps
 

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Don't know if this helps or not, but here's my latest question on the whole bulb thing for the R's...<p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=118676" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=118676</A>
 

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^^ He hasn't reccived them I don't think.
 

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I've got 2 pairs of bulbs from this guy on ebay...has a good return policy too.<p><A HREF="http://motors.shop.ebay.com/merchant/xenonwholesale88_W0QQ_nkwZQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZ" TARGET="_blank">http://motors.shop.ebay.com/me...fromZ</A><p>oh and the 2 times I've ordered the d2s/d2r and I've actually got d2c which fits both types. Fitment is fine as well in the R. <p>Oh and I ordered the 6k temp bulbs...I like them but I think anything higher would not only look sooo ricer but would of course, severely cut light output.
 
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