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Old 01-28-2008, 06:27 PM   #1
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what in god'* name is a HIR light? i seen it on here but cant get an understanding
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No such thing. How about SIR?

Supplemental Inflatable Restraint. We call that an airbag.
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what in god'* name is a HIR light? i seen it on here but cant get an understanding
This is a type of headlight. Halogen Infrared. The GXP uses the HIR-1 for the high beam bulb. To date, I've only ever found this bulb at GM with a price tag of about $45.00 CDN.
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Halogen Infared? are they similar to our regular halogen bulbs or better?
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Halogen Infared? are they similar to our regular halogen bulbs or better?
I know that I find my high beams work very well, especially considering that on the GXP the low beams turn off when the high beams are on. I find the light output very adequate.

Considering that not all information on Wikipedia is necessarily accurate, here is a link. There is a section part way down the page that describes HIR.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halogen_lamp
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ok. so the silverstarts are those then?
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ok. so the silverstarts are those then?
No. There is no SilverStar replacement for the HIR-1. I do use SilverStar 9006 bulbs in place of my low beams, but even the colour of projected light is entirely different.
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ok i understand. i found this link

http://hirheadlights.com/
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also too i posted a topic similar to this about the lights. does the cool blue come in 9005? because if it does can i not just convert to the 9006 side and the light should give me a noticable difference in brightness
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also too i posted a topic similar to this about the lights. does the cool blue come in 9005? because if it does can i not just convert to the 9006 side and the light should give me a noticable difference in brightness
Yes it is available.

http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...e/ProductLine/

You can convert it, and many have. I'm not certain how legal this is though. You MAY also have people flashing their lights at you.
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