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What's the difference between an H10/9145 and a HB3/9005 bulb?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoCo, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. Oct 17, 2008 at 3:59 PM

    TacoCo [OP] Aspiring wrench monkey

    Aug 13, 2008
    09 TRD Off-Road DC V6 Magnetic Gray
    Snugtop XV Shell, Yakima Rack, AFE Pro Dry Filter, Secondary Air Filter Removed, Michelin AT2's, Partially Debadged, HID conversion, Dynomax Super Turbo Muffler, Rear leaf spring TSB, Foglights always on Mod, URD Short Throw Shifter, Toytec Coilovers on the way!
    I wanted to put a bulb that's a little more white in my fogs to replace the stock halogens after upgrading my headlights to HIDs, but don't really want to spend the money on HIDs at the moment. The auto parts store didn't have anything in the 9145 bulbs, but they did have some 9005 bulbs that are a 4000k halogen. I didn't have any trouble getting them into the housings. They're 65 watt bulbs, and the tips aren't covered. They're definitely brighter than the stock bulbs, but I'm wondering if they're going to be too much for on road use?

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