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Old 11-15-2007
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brightest headlight for 08 and 05?

My dad just got a new ranger sport 08 . I have the 05 ...

We are both looking to get some new headlights .

what are are the brightest bulbs possible regardless of price ?

what are a couple very good options for headlights on a tighter budget ?
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Silverstars ive heard...


Or if you want bright like a 6-8000k HID Conversion Kit
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I've got some NAPA BrightLITEs. They're a Xenon gas-filled composite bulb with a much whiter light than typical halogens. They're decently cheap...kinda a half a step up from halogens. around 20 bucks each, as opposed to the 15-ish for halogens.
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Old 11-16-2007
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My dad just got a new ranger sport 08 . I have the 05 ...

We are both looking to get some new headlights .

what are are the brightest bulbs possible regardless of price ?

what are a couple very good options for headlights on a tighter budget ?
HID's are the best of you aren't worried about price...silverstars are good if u r on a budget, but they don't compair to HID's
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another excellent bulb is philips "extreme power" bulbs. 80% more light, whiter, brighter.
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Old 11-18-2007
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another excellent bulb is philips "extreme power" bulbs. 80% more light, whiter, brighter.

Tried AZ they didn't have them, any suggestions? where did you get them?
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id get silverstars..but if you wanted to spend the money get an HID kit they range from 100-250 dollars on ebay
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HIDs then i personally like the cool blues over the silver stars but thats just me n they are lil cheaper then a silver star
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Go with a 8k HID kit you will never want to go back to a regular Bulb like the silverstars
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HID is the answer if price is no issue the difference is amazing
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Not to hijack from the original poster, can you reccomend a 8k hid setup?
BTW i have SS's for about 2 years and there not that much of and upgrade so maybe it's time to stepup TIA
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HID is the answer if price is no issue the difference is amazing

.....and they're also illegal in most states unless they're oem or encased in a projector lens(like all oem's).

I absolutely hate when ppl put an hid kit in normal headlamp cases. They blind everyone around you and are quite annoying....hence why they're illegal.
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.....and they're also illegal in most states unless they're oem or encased in a projector lens(like all oem's).

I absolutely hate when ppl put an hid kit in normal headlamp cases. They blind everyone around you and are quite annoying....hence why they're illegal.
THANK YOU!!!

Besides, hids suck in most all halogen reflector housings.
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HIDs that what im about to buy next
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HIDs that what im about to buy next
At least you have projectors, unlike everyone else that doesn't seem to care if they blind everybody at night.
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Silverstar Ultra's are good and bright, I get the highbeam flash once in a while.
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i get the highbeam flash every once in a while with my normal lights. but then again i had my wife driving my truck following me home in her car and boy, i feel sorry for the people i follow at night.
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i have had HID's in my other car with a normal reflector and the glare wasent that bad.. how is the glare on these headlights? i still have my 5300K kit from my other car i can swap in.. i just dont want to blind everyone if the reflector makes the HID's go all over the place..

i have an 04 btw
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Silverstar Ultra's are good and bright, I get the highbeam flash once in a while.
should have bought regular silverstars lol. the ultras are garbage
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just ordered me a set of 6k Bi-Xenon ($130) I'm most likely gonna re-adjust my headlight a lil, and try to do a retro during Spring Break...
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Old 12-27-2007
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Alon had some nice new lights from where he works. Might want to ask him what they offer.
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I run silver stars in all my cars, only problem I find with them is that they don't just burn out like reg bulbs, they faded? didn't project as far then you know to change them. I go through a set a year.
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