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Brightest bulbs without going hid?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by xtirtzt, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    xtirtzt

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    i would like to upgrade from my stock headlight bulbs to some nice bright bulbs that are so bright they annoy people,, hha, just wondering what you guys all think the brightest and best bulbs are :)
     
  2. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:33 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    Go with some Piaa's bright i usually get flashed but hey they are dot approved i got the intense white bulbs
     
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    Sylvania super stars -- work well for me
     
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    mikeyramone

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    I would like to return the favor to people with annoyingly bright lights with a handheld searchlight, hha,, Any suggestions on which one I should buy?:)
     
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    Lol i have to post a video of my go light cool as hell.
     
  8. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:12 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy

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    The Silverstar Ultras are white and bright but on vehicles with DRLs they don't last but a couple months. "Support" at Sylvania says it MIGHT be because DRLs operate at a reduced voltage (as compared to night) and the bulbs don't appreciate it.

    If you REALLY want to blind someone (I am not condoning this) get a laser pointer with that throws some sort of design. When it hits a windsheild it scatters and all the people inside can see is a big sheet of red. I know that because one of my neighbors thought it would be funny to do it to me one night. (He didn't do it again).
     
  9. Jan 17, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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  10. Jan 17, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    I have been having good success from the H4 55w/100w bulbs from Napa. They are not DOT certified, but with the low beams only being 55w, the risk is really low. Also the low beams are not going to piss off on coming cars, yet you still have the 100W high beams to lighten up when you need them.
    I got over 2 years with both my sets on my 97 Tacoma and have just a click over a year on these in my 08.
    I keep a spare stock one in an old 2" wide prescription container wrapped in protective foam, that I keep in the back storage area.
    The PIAA 100/130W are bright as hell, but I've never heard of anyone getting more than 6 months out of them. Give and takes, I guess.
     
  11. Jan 17, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I get flashed with the stock bulbs.


    I want to go brighter, too. :D
     
  12. Jan 17, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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    TacoTurd

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    PIAA ultra or extreme whites. No questions, no doubts, no discounts :)

    Silverstars ain't even in the same league.
     
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