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Old 04-24-2005, 10:05 PM   #1
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I kinda wanna get some of those bright white/bluish bulbs for my headlights, i know i they have em at autozone and the like, but i'm just wondering which to get so i wont have to change anything really, and are the lightbulbs easy to swap out?
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do it right and get the Silverstars, your lights should be easy to get to, it should be in your owners manual how to get your lights in and out
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do it right and get the Silverstars, your lights should be easy to get to, it should be in your owners manual how to get your lights in and out
how much are silverstars?

can they be purchased at autozone and pepboys?

and will any kind fit on my 97 oldsmobile 88 LS?
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$40 a pair.

Std bulbs are 5-10, Xtravisions are $14 or so, and have more output then silverstars but don't have the "cool" blue color.
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so 40 bucks a pair eh?

is that for both daytime runners and hibeams? or are they essentially the same bulb?
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You'll need one set for the his and a seperate set for the lows.
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$40 a pair.

Std bulbs are 5-10, Xtravisions are $14 or so, and have more output then silverstars but don't have the "cool" blue color.
I'm running the Xtra-visions in my lows per Jason'* guidence.....Really happy with them...but I need to aim them bad....he bitches a lot when he drives in front of me....LOL
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Please don't use those damn blue "HID-look" bulbs. They may be brighter, but the blue color they use doesn't show up as well. Blue light produces much more glare than the white light that SilverStars and other bright-white bulbs produce, so they are less visible to you, but more glaring to oncoming traffic.

I've been using SilverStars for a while, and the difference between them and the regular bulbs I used before is incredible. Everything is more visible, and the light field they put out is a lot larger.

Besides, the whole blue-light fad is on its way out.
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if you want blue headlights than look for the brand name "Nokya." had them on my mustang back in the day and they were uber blue (although not very bright)
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Are the silverstars better than those Sylvania cool blue headlights???
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