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Old 05-09-2007, 12:33 PM   #1
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Are there any replacement bulbs out there that aren't HID but are substantially brigher than stock? I feel like my headlights just don't do a good job of lighting up the road at night. I thought I saw some like hyperwhite phillips bulbs or something alone those lines. Thanks.
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Old 05-09-2007, 12:49 PM   #2
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i read there a harness out there that bypass the stock wiring and power the headlight directly through the battery. this will give you a little more voltage to the headlights

i used silverstars on the stock headlight and they are brighter than stock.

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Old 05-09-2007, 01:01 PM   #3
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I know silverstars are brighter, and slightly blue-ish tinted so its not as yellow of a light. Also, it seems like PIAA makes some brighter lights?

(I've got JDM HID's and once you got HID you never go back )
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Old 05-09-2007, 02:01 PM   #4
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Osram Silverstars. I've been running these for almost a year now and they're pretty amazing. Made in Germany and they don't have any kind of tinting on the bulb at all, they advertise a 30%(?) increase over regular halogens.

I'm not sure if they come in 9007 though... I have their H1's in my JDM headlights.
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Old 05-09-2007, 02:04 PM   #5
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Daniel Stern lighting!

Osram Rallye h7s for me with the 9007 H1R bulbs(or is it 9005) modded to fit.
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Old 05-09-2007, 02:06 PM   #6
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Hmmm...I seem to recall this being discussed before:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/arch.../t-843276.html

There's also stickies:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954736


Then there was my post, with info from Dan Stern:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...1&postcount=77



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Old 05-09-2007, 02:14 PM   #7
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Daniel Stern lighting!

Osram Rallye h7s for me with the 9007 H1R bulbs(or is it 9005) modded to fit.
Same setup plus 55W Tungsram Gold fogs FTW!
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Old 05-09-2007, 03:45 PM   #8
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yeah ive got osram silverstars and theyre pretty good. i also hear the phillips xtravision or something like that are even better than the osrams.

check out www.powerbulbs.co.uk, you cant go wrong with free worldwide shipping, and i got mine in less than a week!
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Old 05-09-2007, 05:41 PM   #9
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yea get a headlight harness and some osram silverstars. great light output.

Shane
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100W halogens
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:17 PM   #11
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yea get a headlight harness and some osram silverstars. great light output.

Shane
What he said, upgrade the bulbs and the harness, worked for me. It is a pretty easy do-it-your-selfer.
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:50 PM   #12
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osram silverstars are not available for the bugeye light(9007). i've looked before i went hid. there is several post around here giving you plenty of info.

don't get 100w bulbs. not only will they not last very long(tried it myself) but they will melt STOCK wires and eventually discolor your headlight lense. get a harness, better bulbs, and keep your lights clean and clear(and windshield too). oh yeah, make sure they are properly aimed.

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=943432
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