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Old 07-16-2008, 05:43 PM   #1
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Best headlight bulbs to get

I would like to upgrade my exisiting bulbs to somethin either bright white or blue. Any suggestions on where to buy and what brand for the best performance ?
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Old 07-16-2008, 05:45 PM   #2
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I would like to upgrade my exisiting bulbs to somethin either bright white or blue. Any suggestions on where to buy and what brand for the best performance ?
probably find some nice hella bulbs or some nice piaa bulbs. to go a bit cheaper......get some sylvania silverstars.
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Old 07-16-2008, 05:49 PM   #3
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I just changed my headlight bulbs to Piaa's. Huge difference to stock, obviously. eBay has some good prices. They have extreme whites and some with a tint of blue.
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Thanks for the advice.
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Old 07-16-2008, 06:35 PM   #5
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I'm thinking about these. These will fit right ?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/PIAA-...mZ350079688714
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Just my two cents. I have had after market bulbs in my acura and for some reason they always seemed to burn out fast. i would put them in and maybe 3 months in one would just burn out. I would just stick with the stock lights unless they have already burned out. i used piaa and they were thought to be good lights and they cost alot.
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I run the Sylvania Silver Stars-they are fantastic-and add the class, not that annoying 'blue'. Really light up the place nicely-notable difference from stock. If ya dont want them to burn out early, take care not to touch them during installation!
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Keep in mind, the PIAA's, and other tinted bulbs reduce the light out put. If you are looking for a brighter bulb, you will need a higher wattage. If its for looks, then disregard.
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I run the Sylvania Silver Stars-they are fantastic-and add the class, not that annoying 'blue'. Really light up the place nicely-notable difference from stock. If ya dont want them to burn out early, take care not to touch them during installation!
X2! I have had good luck with Silver Star bulbs.
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X2! I have had good luck with Silver Star bulbs.
I learned the "no touchy" thing from this guy^^^^ and it does matter
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X2! I have had good luck with Silver Star bulbs.
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Thats what I got in right now. No problems here.
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Old 07-16-2008, 08:06 PM   #12
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Sylvania Silverstars it is. Thanks a bunch!
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Sylvania Silverstars it is. Thanks a bunch!
There ya go They're big enough that it should be very easy for you to handle them by their base and not touch the glass part Good luck! Come in here if ya got questions during the install-and let us know how you like them too!
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the hotter they are, it seems like the faster they burn out. Then again, I've heard good things about the silverstars.

You could also look into getting some HIDs.
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X2! I have had good luck with Silver Star bulbs.
x6-7 or 8 I lost track.... But is sounds like this is the winner (I also have these.)
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Sylvania Silverstars it is. Thanks a bunch!
Hope you have better luck than I have. Having them only last less than 6 months is not easy on the wallet. This isn't unusual, either, because I've seen the same over and over with many other folks. I do hear that the Ultra's are pretty good but I won't ever waste my money on them again.
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Silverstars for me have been the biggest waste of money ever......I went through 3 sets in my '98 taco and 2 sets in my bimmer....And no I didn't touch them. So when I bought this truck I had to do something cause I like alot of light and the factory bulbs weren't doing it for me.....So I bought silverstar ultras for the headlights and regular silverstars for the fogs......the fogs burnt out in just over the 90 days autozone would warranty for and the ultras are still going. But I am not yet to say that they are great....PIAA's are great. HID's are great.. If you want great lighting call Matt at Um-nitza and he can hook you up with great lighting. I am new hear so I don't know if it is cool to link to sites if they don't sponsor, but if you want google um-nitza, get phone number, call, ask for Matt, tell him Brant sent you and he can hook you up. The new taco headlights are perfect for HID's.... Mine will be in soon.
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Hope you have better luck than I have. Having them only last less than 6 months is not easy on the wallet. This isn't unusual, either, because I've seen the same over and over with many other folks. I do hear that the Ultra's are pretty good but I won't ever waste my money on them again.
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^^^These are EuroDesignz Bulbs, I've had them for about 6-7months already and no problems whatsoever.....They do have a slight "blueish" tint to them......They also have a lifetime "replacement" warranty.
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