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Old 10-22-2007, 09:16 PM   #11
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Don't waste the money for the 880'* for the fogs. Our housings aren't the best design and literally eat them

Upgrade to some Hella'* or a set of cyberwhite navigators with the H3 100W conversion
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Buy two sets of 9005 bulbs and modify one set to work as low beams by removing the tab from the bulb socket, it will fit the 9006 wiring just fine if you remove that tab.

9005 bulbs are 65 watts, 9006 bulbs are only 55.
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Buy two sets of 9005 bulbs and modify one set to work as low beams by removing the tab from the bulb socket, it will fit the 9006 wiring just fine if you remove that tab.

9005 bulbs are 65 watts, 9006 bulbs are only 55.
will that throw off aiming or light diffusion?
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yes i have found that the 9005 mod do throw off the light pattern some
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i did the mod and I have a solid light pattern. And can see the road a hell of a lot better. Plus I did a how-to in everything electrical on an alternate way/easier way of moding the lights without trying to cut out the tiny guides on the inside of the head light housing.

Oh and apparently the Extra Vision light bulbs from Wal-Mart are just as bright as silverstars but cost less and last longer.
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Think I will check this out.
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FYI the difference from the Ultra to the regular bulb is not brightness.

According to the packaging and the way they market them is that the Ultra has a 30% longer lifespan than a regular SS.

Odd because I've had my SS'* nearly 3 years and they are going strong.
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FYI the difference from the Ultra to the regular bulb is not brightness.

According to the packaging and the way they market them is that the Ultra has a 30% longer lifespan than a regular SS.

Odd because I've had my SS'* nearly 3 years and they are going strong.
Thanks for the info. That'* what I was figuring, brighter bulbs.
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I have had my SSs for two years and counting with no issues so far. We're just lucky I guess...or are we?
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I have had my SSs for two years and counting with no issues so far. We're just lucky I guess...or are we?
There had been some talk back when many swapped over that they didn't seem to last as long in the 96-99'*. It was probably more of a bulb issue than a headlamp mounting issue as thought. Either way, I'm happy so far.
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