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Old 02-17-2012, 08:14 AM   #57
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2008 WRX 4D Stage 2


Originally Posted by rattmobbins View Post
So what is the reason the H9 is so much brighter than the stock bulbs? I don't get it. Are they higher wattage or something?

BTW, Philips H9 bulbs are on Amazon right now for $7.41 a piece! I'm buying 4!
H9 are a 65W and the H11 are 55w. I thing the H11 are 1400 and the H9 are 2100 for output.

Originally Posted by SqueakyClean View Post
Has anyone had any problems with their h9 bulbs? I'm thinking about doing this to my '11 wrx but before I do anything, I want to know that it is safe to do. Thanks in advance!!
Oh and which brands are good? I have been seeing lots of suggestions for sylvania and Philips.
I am still running the bulbs that are shown in this DIY. I have had no issues with almost 2 years of running them. I have done long night drives with them on for over 5-6 hours strait. I just got the ones for a local autoparts place.
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