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Old 02-01-2008
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Headlamp Buld

How do you get the wire off, then the bulb out without breaking anything... or getting pissed off..?

I went to put my bulbs in, and i couldnt quite get my hand in there to get the wiring off.. let alone the bulb.

Any ideas..quick fix's, since i cant come up with anything...


(and i used to be a tech for hyundai..cant even get a truck light blub out)
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there are 2 black metal tabs on both sides of the top of the headlight housing pull up on them and the whole headlight will come out
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not enough room...it is behind the metal
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http://www.generation-edge.info/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4832


pull up on these two metel tabs and the whole headlight housing will come out
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yea.....in order to swap headlamp bulbs or turnsignal bulbs, the headlamp housing MUST be removed.


At first, I thought this was a headlamp build thread. lol....bulb not buld. lol.

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buld.. you knew what i meant at thee end..sorry bout that.. well i put them in.. Didnt really notice to much.. but hey.. it was only 14 bucks for now.. I think imma buy some silverstar ultras..


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i was just messin' with ya. good to know you got her out alright.
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That's funny I did the exact same thing when I bought my ultras. I was up to my knuckles and started getting frustrated. "there must be a better way!" and then I read my owner's manual... and... yeah.
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Well i bought the Silverstar ultra for 29.99... Installed them.. Test them out tonite
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I was able to put my head light bulbs in without pulling up on those tabs...

Had I known that would of saved me from a nice gash I got.. and the many curse words I said while installing..




PS: Bulb installation took me 20 mins too..
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Well i bought the Silverstar ultra for 29.99... Installed them.. Test them out tonite
You paid too much. I got both of mine for $40 from wal-mart.

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You paid too much. I got both of mine for $40 from wal-mart.


40 for a pair?

I paid 29.99 for a pair
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uh....the original silverstars are now down to like 30, sometimes 20 a pair. Ultras are like 50, but regularly 30 at schucks/kragen/cracker.
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Thats where i bought mine.. schucks
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Not to impressed with the silverstar ultra.

My lights do not shine like the pic, like Sylvania claims. I do notice a bit more from OEM, but nothing to brag about or recommend
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