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Old 01-04-2011, 01:23 AM
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Default 9007 Headlight Bulbs, What Are You Using, NO HID's

I did a quick search here but didn't return the results I was looking for so... I was wondering what brand of headlight bulbs (9007's) everyone is using, your likes, dislikes, etc.

Please no "just buy a HID kit" stuff, just looking for plain old bulbs like Sylvania, GE, Philips, etc.

Right after I installed my new headlight housings a year or so ago, I installed a set of the no-name "xenon white" blue tinted bulbs. They're quite a bit brighter than the old bulbs & very white output, but at dawn or dusk they don't seem to show up as well as I'd like. In total darkness they look good & really light things up.
My old bulbs were the OEM bulbs that came on the truck in 96, so I know they're not nearly as bright as they once were.

I'm thinking about getting some Silverstar Ultras, but everything I've read about them seems to point to them having a very short life. I can't afford to spend that kind of money on headlight bulbs that will die in 6 months or a year, so I thought about the SS high performance or LL bulbs, but if they only last a year or so I'll probably stick with my "cheapest bulbs I can find" method.

Also, does anyone have any headlight aiming techniques?
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Old 01-04-2011, 02:40 AM
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SilverStar Ultra
They are really nice and brighter then OEM and brighter then the regular sylvania silverstars.
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Old 01-04-2011, 02:50 AM
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Phillips xtreme power bulbs.
these bulbs increase visibility by 80% (theres 80% more light on the road)
I had to actually lower my headlight aim.
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:09 AM
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SilverStar Ultra
They are really nice and brighter then OEM and brighter then the regular sylvania silverstars.
I'm trying a set of these now. I haven't been running them long but they are brighter and like them so far. I got a set after reading this thread. The short life span is my concern as well.
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:18 AM
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I am running the Silverstar Ultras also, get them!!!!!!!!!!!!! I also have the silverstar fogs and love the nice white light from them.
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:39 AM
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Silverstar Ultras in the heads and fogs.
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Silverstar Ultras in the heads and fogs.
Where did u get the ultras for the fogs?
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:49 AM
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Where did u get the ultras for the fogs?
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I didnt think they made the ultras for the fogs. well damn
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Old 01-04-2011, 06:12 AM
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Phillips super white in headlights and fogs
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:57 AM
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I"M the only person in America to use the Xtreme power bulbs!
why do I say that? because nobody seems to know they exist.
PXP: puts any other bulb to shame. no "ghey" blue coating to "Make" them look whiter.
simply a clear halogen bulb with a longer filiment for a larger, broader area of light.
also, PXP costs less! only $30 for two bulbs.
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:02 AM
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are they white like Silverstars
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silverstar ultras here, love em. gonna upgrade to hids eventually
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:08 AM
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Default Re: 9007 Headlight Bulbs, What Are You Using, NO HID's

I just went to wally world to get a 194 bulb theyt hae the silverstar for 30 bucks for 2
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but the silverstar ultras are better and cost like 50
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