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Old 09-01-2010, 07:04 PM
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Default Noob headlight question.

I know I could probably eventually figure this out but you guys are great with quick responses with more info than I could possibly need haha.
Just curious as to how universal headlight bulbs are. I have the same old headlights that came with the truck back when I bought it but im looking for something a bit brighter. I dont know if halogen lights are the right but im looking for ones with more of a "white" light like the ones you see on newer cars these days. Anyone know what kind im talking about? And if so can I just go buy any old pair and swap em with my current ones?
Sorry again for the cluelessness of this post, just trying to get into my truck more so im learning slowly haha.
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:05 PM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

What year is your truck? Need more details for better answers
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:09 PM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

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Old 09-01-2010, 07:47 PM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

Oh ok local auto parts store has replacement bulbs. I use the phillips super whites and they are nice, pure white and has a ton of distance with the beams. They run in the area of 25.00 a pack, I recommend them for your fogs as well. Just look at the books they have it will tell you what bulb fits
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Old 09-02-2010, 03:51 AM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

Sylvania Ultra are great headlights as well.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:16 AM
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Sylvania Ultra are great headlights as well.
Yes...I agree
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:17 AM
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Sylvania Ultra are great headlights as well.
+1, that's what I'm using currently
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

Any specific things I need to know about them? Im sure I can go in and ask the guys in there but is there a certain size or anything that I need to look at when I buy them?
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:25 AM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

I think the bulb you'd have is either 9004 or 9007.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:30 AM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

nope just follow the guide book and it will tell you exactly what you need. It should be a 9007 bulb
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:38 AM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

Just now thought of the obvious: Take the headlight out and carry it in the store with you...simpleness
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:42 AM
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Just now thought of the obvious: Take the headlight out and carry it in the store with you...simpleness
That will help the guy behind the counter out. Cause he wont have to ask a lot of questions like year make and model of the truck. And if they are for high or low beams. And Sylvania lights are awesome lights. I'm replacing my foglights with those.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:46 AM
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I still have the factory bulbs in...6 yrs later. I've been saying that they suck and I need to replace them with something brighter, but I just keep coming up with other ways to spend $25
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:13 PM
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Exclamation Another noob headlight ?

i cant seem to figure out how to take off my 98 headlights.. i need to remove and replace but i dont know the trick to it.. any help is appreciated
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Old 09-02-2010, 11:21 PM
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Default Re: Noob headlight question.

also need help on how to remove and replace headlights on a 98 3.olt
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