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Old 08 Aug 2009, 04:10 pm
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Default Need help finding B R I G H T bulbs for my headlights

I can put brighter bulbs in my stock housings right? I need help finding the brightest bulbs legal and that can fit in my stock housings. I am not particular on what color they are, as long as they illuminate the road the best

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Old 08 Aug 2009, 10:20 pm
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Default Re: Need help finding B R I G H T bulbs for my headlights

A few of us went for the Sylvania Silverstars. They are a white light and don't take any move voltage than normal so it won't burn out the wiring. I found mine at Wal-Mart.
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 07:53 am
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Default Re: Need help finding B R I G H T bulbs for my headlights

Which ones are the brightest? Such as, which model should I pick up?

Will they help a lot over the stock bulbs?
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 09:22 am
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Matt,

If your talking to me, there's a limit to the wattage you can put through the wiring harness. You want to stay with everything stock except for the bulbs, your limited. Spend a couple dollars, go to Wal-Mart and pick up a set of Sylvania's and replace the low beams. You'll definitely see a difference from the OEM bulbs.

Other than that, do a search of HID in this forum. It's lot more work and a lot more expensive but they're probably the brightest things on the market.
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 01:39 pm
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Default Re: Need help finding B R I G H T bulbs for my headlights

But which bulbs should I get? Aren't there different options like 6k and 12k etc?
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 02:09 pm
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The headlights are the 9006XS. Just look on the packaging for that number.
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 04:52 pm
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Default Re: Need help finding B R I G H T bulbs for my headlights

Oh ok thats what I needed. Thanks a lot man
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 05:20 pm
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If you don't think they are whiter and brighter, you can package them up and Wal-Mart will always take them back or let me know and I'll buy them from you. I can always use a space couple of bulbs.

Warning: those Sylvania's are so much brighter than the OEM bulbs that if you have the fog lights on at the same time as these lights, it makes the fog lights look dim and yellowish. After I put them on, I went back to Wal-Mart and bought Slyvania's for the fog lights.
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 05:39 pm
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Oh for real? No kidding haha. Thats awesome.

Ah one more thing.. so the low beams and the high beams take the same bulbs? I wont have trouble melting the housing with these will I?
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Old 09 Aug 2009, 05:50 pm
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No, the high beams are a different bulb altogether. They are hard to get at and change. I thought they did a decent job of lighting the road when I used them which is only about 1% of the time. If you want to change them, look for a 9005XS bulb.

Neither of these will harm/melt the wiring as they take no more wattage then the OEM bulbs. I've had the low beams and fog lights in for well over a year with no problems.
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