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Replacement Headlight Bulbs

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Onion27, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Jul 8, 2011 at 5:52 AM
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    Onion27

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    Can anyone recommend a good headlight replacement bulb that is really white? Not looking to upgrade to HID just yet, but want something much brighter than your stock crap bulbs for the headlights and fogs.
     
  2. Jul 8, 2011 at 6:00 AM
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    Pugga

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    I like the Philips X-treme bulbs. Not as white as the silverstars but overall brighter and more white than stock.
     
  3. Jul 8, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    ^^. I was going to try those out if I didnt go retro. I always had good luck w/ silverstars too fwiw
     
  4. Jul 8, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    SlimDigg

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    I personally use GE Nighthawk Platinums. Awesome output
     
  5. Jul 8, 2011 at 9:03 AM
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    I've heard that too. I never understood how. Mine always lasted at least 2 years. Granted, thats not as long as some oe bulbs, but I never thought it was that frequent.
     
  6. Jul 8, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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    Jester243

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    I like the silverstars, I have them in my wifes car (now over 2 years) and the first set in my truck lasted over 2 years. I just wear latex gloves when I change them. So far so good. Knocks on wood [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 8, 2011 at 9:27 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I used Silverstars before I got my HID's and I was very pleased with them.;)
     
  8. Jul 8, 2011 at 9:32 AM
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    skybob

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    Also using the siverstars with great results!
     
  9. Jul 8, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    Has anyone looked into Recon or Piaa?
     
  10. Jul 8, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    I bought my headlight and fog light bulbs from GoRecon and am happy with them.I went with the 5600k true blue.Super bright and a good color to them.
     
  11. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:41 PM
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    Dammit, the passenger side died tonight :annoyed:
     
  12. Jul 9, 2011 at 12:22 AM
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    I used PIAA's Xtreme whites before I went to HIDs, they were whiter and brighter than stock, but a little pricey
     
  13. Jul 9, 2011 at 12:41 AM
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