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Old 04-12-2010, 11:11 AM   #1
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Im gonna be stop by autozone or advanced autoparts on my way home from work and i just cleared my headlights. What do i ask/look for exactly when looking for the bulbs?
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Well you would want orange bulbs in bulb type 3157. The best though are the ones that light up orange but are chrome while off. Ask Sam for the link to those.
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and the orange bulbs wont glow orange at night while my hids are on at the same time like it does with the stock bulbs?
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and the orange bulbs wont glow orange at night while my hids are on at the same time like it does with the stock bulbs?
Yes they will. Marker lights are always on when headlights are. I don't think there'* a way around that yet.
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theres gotta be a way. ive seen bonneville members with there markers off while hids are on. There soo ugly when on with the hids.
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theres gotta be a way. ive seen bonneville members with there markers off while hids are on. There soo ugly when on with the hids.
If you could bypass the light sensor and put the hids on their own switch (i.e. not using the low beam connector to turn them on) then you could manually turn on the hids and the markers wouldn't come on
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Orange bulbs glow orange all the time. They don't have a magic coating. LOL. I'll mention just for knowledge sake. Those bulbs must be orange in every state by Fed DOT. Actually removing the reflective orange plastic as you do when clearing corners violates DOT law. By putting the orange bulb in you merely reduce the chance of being pulled over. If you put clear in there without the orange reflector you have removed, your begging for being pulled over and the whole car and yourself scrutinized, and ticketed. In some individualized areas, they have even gone to towing such cars away. But hey, it'* America. Do and disregard the laws as you please. It is a free country, till Statey flips the lightrack on behind you. And in NY and PA of which I have alot of experience, it'* best to use your right to remain silent.
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Orange bulbs glow orange all the time. They don't have a magic coating. LOL. I'll mention just for knowledge sake. Those bulbs must be orange in every state by Fed DOT. Actually removing the reflective orange plastic as you do when clearing corners violates DOT law. By putting the orange bulb in you merely reduce the chance of being pulled over. If you put clear in there without the orange reflector you have removed, your begging for being pulled over and the whole car and yourself scrutinized, and ticketed. In some individualized areas, they have even gone to towing such cars away. But hey, it'* America. Do and disregard the laws as you please. It is a free country, till Statey flips the lightrack on behind you. And in NY and PA of which I have alot of experience, it'* best to use your right to remain silent.
Exact reason I didn't clear mine. Well said Venom.
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If you bypassed the markers then your rear taillights won't be on either, then you are really asking to get pulled over

if you clear the headlights and put the "stealth" bulbs in they look pretty decent, I get mine off Ebay becuase they are pretty cheap and you can't tell they are there during the day, I did the same thing to my Dad'* 2009 Dodge Journey and it looks really nice since you don't see any amber
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So if I put these stealth bulbs in will they still glow orange at dark? I really jusy want bulbs that don't glow orange but still can be used as blinkers lol
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