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04-11-2011, 04:17 PM #1
Headlight bulb recommendation (Alternative to HID)
Alternative to HID.
Hello I have a 2007 Silverado 1500 crew cab. It’s the NNBS, and one of my head light bulbs just went bad. So I need to replace it. I would like some recommendations to something other than stocks. And HID from what I read HID is the ways to go but seem like a hassle. I will eventually switch but right now I want something quick and less expensive but yet still look nice. I like the real bright bluish lights. Any recommendation
Thanks a lot
04-11-2011, 05:04 PM #2
I use Nokya Arctic White Stage II bulbs in all my vehicles, have done for years with no issues.
04-11-2011, 05:10 PM #3
04-11-2011, 05:11 PM #4
Piaa's work well, but they just don't last. Adam, about how long do your bulbs last?
04-11-2011, 09:40 PM #5
I put them in when I got the truck 5 years ago and I've only had to replace the drivers side low beam once and one of the fogs, ( I use 9005 hi beam bulbs in my fogs) I buy mine at my local custom shop (Trick Trucks) but a quick search and I found 'em on Amazon.
I use the Arctic Purple in my wife's car.
Last edited by adampaul1964; 04-11-2011 at 09:48 PM.
04-11-2011, 09:47 PM #6
Adam, you mind posting up some night pics with your low's and figs on? Sounds like a pretty sweet bulb!
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04-11-2011, 09:54 PM #7
I don't have any night pics right now, but I found this one in my gallery. Nokya 100watt hi beam bulb on drivers side versus 37 watt stock bulb
O.K. I just snapped some night pics, but photobucket is down for maintenance so I can't upload them yet. I'll put them up as soon as I can.
Last edited by adampaul1964; 04-11-2011 at 10:10 PM.
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04-11-2011, 11:16 PM #10
Yeah on the '03 - '07 classic trucks the harness is the same for the fog and hi-beam, although I upgraded my fog harness to a high heat one. The stock 37 watt harness can't take the 100watt bulb. The hi an lo beam harnesses have been fine so far, I have 80watt lo beam and 100watt hi beam in those.
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