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anyone tried these bulbs or like them??

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BLUE-...temZ8035474081

thoes are on ebay and they say d.o.t approves and they soposto look like the HID ones. and it said they not soposto burn the wires. has anyone ever got a pair like these??
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or are the Nokyas stage II better?? will the Nokyas burn my wires will i have to upgrade?? i just want better light withouthg going to piaa, i have tried silverstar and street glow and wana try something diffrent
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willl these be a better buy and same as before will they toast my wires?? sry for the posts i keep finding stuff to put on

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/9007-...36419503QQrdZ1
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has anyone tryed any of thoes bulbs???? i need help so i dont fry my wires i am kinda leaning towards the Nokyas they look better.

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i had nokyas in my 92 and i liked them but it seemed like they burned out pretty quick
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like how quick and did u notice and wires burning?? or getting hot? because they 120w


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Anything higher than the stock 55 watt, and you run the risk of cooking your wires. You also have to worry about the headlight relays, they're only rated for so much current.

As far as being street legal, I question the legality of a bulb with more than twice the wattage of a stock bulb.
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like how quick and did u notice and wires burning?? or getting hot? because they 120w


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they lasted about 8 months or so and i didnt notice the wires getting hot... i think i had a different kind than the ones you are looking at though since i dont think they were 120w... but its been almost 4 years since i sold that truck so i really cant remember all the details
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ok maby ill just go with piaas since i know they will work, but there high wattage also, idk its so confusing, ive had them befor and i had no burning but i dont wana risk it because i heard that ranger wires arnt that good.

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Anything with a higher than normal wattage on the stock headlight circuit is risky. 65 watts is the stock high beam. Some people have no problems but there are an equal number of people who have melted their wire harness. I wouldn't do it.
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If you intend to run anything that high there is no way around it, your going to have to upgrade your harness first.
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why not try the silvania cool blues, silverstars, etc...? melting harnesses are no fun

oh and gatorblue...ur oil burner benzo is fawking nice!
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where can i buy an upgraded wire harness?

http://www.piaa.com/Bulbs/Bulbs-9000.html

there the star ones with 55/65= 100/120w lights so there still at the 55limmit, and they soposto have a resister in them to protect the harness, i just talked to the guy i get my parts from and i getting for 60$ so not bad.

i have tried the silver stars and i didnt really like them but they work awesom in my gf honda, but they dont light up good in the rain, so we will see how these do, but i till wana know where to get the haeness

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i'm running those eurodesigns bulbs. i also ran em on my old ranger. they have a much more blue/white light than silverstars... i LOVE them.
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well i wish u chimed in ealier lol i just ordered the piaas and they going to be here tomorrow, since thoes are good then ill get thoes next i guess or if the piaas ever burn out.

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I would recommend upgrading the harness even if using the stock bulbs. The stock wires not suffecient to get the full power of even the stock bulbs. I noticed a slight difference in my stock bulbs by just installing the upgraded harness. Now I am using the piaa extreme white plus bulbs and they are very nice. I did try a set of the luks 80/100 watt bulbs for a while, but even though the harness/sockets worked fine and never got warm, the luks bulbs are just garbage and do not last very long at all. The upgraded harness is very easy to install and is available at www.suvlights.com
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yes upgrade your harness they sell them at summit racing thas what I had to get to make mine a lil brighter and to be safe mine are the Nokya Stage IIs ppl always ask where I got them I'll go get a pic of the difference....
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i jusr got the piaa starlights and i ordered the piaa extreme white plus, i had them in my old ranger also and i getting them for 60$ and i going to be ordering the diamond cut lenzes on ebay and the harnesses, thanx guys

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just leave em stock if you wont extra light for night just put some big offroad lights on it not like most of us go mudding at night anyways the factory lights are bright enough
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The stock harness isn't even enough to support the stock bulb and get the full potential out of them, let alone any aftermarket bulb. No need to add lights, just do the upgraded harness to make what you have work at it's full potential. If you choose to upgrades bulbs in the future, you harness will be ready. The factory setup just doesn't cut it.
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on that sight u posted what harness will i need i dont see ranger in there?? or is it the universal one??

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