well not to argue with your input,but i bought a set of silverstar ultras and put them in my truck and couldnt tell a difference between what i had a lil more white but not really brighter :/.i bought the truck with the bulbs that are in it and maybe they are already silverstars but not the ultras.
thats about the same way i felt with the silver stars i dont know if the two heads and the two fog lights were worth the $100 i spent on them to just be more white.thats good advice with the piaa's i would think they would have made them safe for the factory harness but havent reasearched them enough.is there any others that you know of that will be more white and brighter and still legal?how about the bright box?do u know how that works?
The problem is not the bulbs. It is the wiring. You need a headlight harness. You are not getting 14v at the bulb with the factory setup. The cost issue is you will spend more on this and the bulbs than buying a HID kit from Retro and will still have less light output. Even with the harness and better bulbs you might still have plug issues with the bulb, I did and switching to Retro's kit was the best thing i did.
My advice on keeping the cops away is to use a 4300-4500 bulb. This is white with NO hint of blue. It looks just a little whiter than the factory fog lights. Its a dead give away when the cop sees blue in the headlight and the fogs look yellow in comparison.
Also you need to adjust them down slightly so they project on the ground.
The light output and visibility between my Silverstar bulbs in my truck and the HID's in my Audi are night and day. The HID's are so much nicer. Some of that has to do with the Audi having a projector lens.
As nevrnf stated do not get anything above 5700. Sunlight is around 5800 and most normal icandescents are around 4500 which is a warm color. The warm colors make things look more vibrant in color. When you get into the 7000 range, you get lots of blues and pinks which wash everything out and cause glare.
I never once said I "need" more light than silver stars put out I said for the amount they put out and the little bit more white they aren't worth the money.befor you try to insult me u should get your eyes checked and carefully read the post....honestly
i like the silverstar ultra bright series or w.e they are called. The top of the line they are around 40-50 bucks a set. IMO it makes a big difference . They are supposly the brightest etc that silverstar makes.
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