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Old 05-07-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
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I want to replace the highs and lows in my car. I have been looking at
http://autolumination.com/headlights.htm and they have a bunch of bulbs that should be better than stock and aren't expensive. From those, what would you reccomend? I have only driven with stock bulbs, so anything should be an improvement. I may go two different types of bulbs for highs and lows to see which ones I like best.

Also, a buddy of mine will give me a pair of Silverstar low beams he installed for a week for 20 bucks. Would those be better than the ones on that page?
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Use the SilverStars. I've used them for almost 4 years in the 93, and a year in the 95 now. I love them, and have had no problems.
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I've had SS highs and lows for a little over a year and a half. I love them
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Thanks. I will go with SS lows, and maybe greenish highs to match my car (I never use high beams anyways).

Is it legal to use a color other than amber for turn signals? I have clear corners and I think if they lit up red or green it would look good, I'm not sure of the legality. I would use the same color for the interior turn signal bulb (next to the high beam. 3157 I believe.)
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Thanks. I will go with SS lows, and maybe greenish highs to match my car (I never use high beams anyways).

Is it legal to use a color other than amber for turn signals? I have clear corners and I think if they lit up red or green it would look good, I'm not sure of the legality. I would use the same color for the interior turn signal bulb (next to the high beam. 3157 I believe.)
Anywhere in the US its illegal for corner[turn] lamps to be any other color besides amber/clear. Now its a matter of opinion if you want to do another color[red,blue, green, brown...etc] but its your butt. Worse thing around here is a RR ticket[repair and report]. I havent been pulled over and mine are more red than most police lightbars.
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Mine are chrome covered but flash amber would this be illegal.
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No, that'* fine. As long as they're the correct color when illuminated.
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I remember Melissa picked up a ticket for red turn signals.
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Any forward facing red light is VERY illegal around here, except if you're an ambulance, fire truck, or cop. But, I have seen ricers with green and blue turn signals...

It'* probably all a matter of what the cops around you think is illegal.
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Sylvania has silverstar turn signals. Those things are a very crisp clean amber. I like em. When your lights are aoff they are blue. Looks good. Try em out man.
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