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Which headlights do you guys use?
i'm trying to find some sylvania Xtravision headlights for my car, but i can't find them.

Where should i buy some good bulbs?
I feel that my headlights will go out soon, it's been a year or so.

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Last time I was in local Target to my surprise they had Sylvania Xtravision bulbs (in the past they hadn't).

I bought them a number of times for my c900 at autozone. If you don't have a local autozone you can order them from autozone online although you do get hit with shipping that way which runs the price up.
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I bought my pair of H7 and H1 from here: http://www.powerbulbs.co.uk/default.asp

Very reliable online retailer plus no tax and free shipping. Most of the time I would have to wait until a sale goes on to get comparable prices to them. Good luck.

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I use the Osram Silverstars, they are not the same as Sylvania Silverstars, although one is the parent company of the other.
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Default Sylvania Silverstars

The best lamps i've ever used ,very bright white light,but as mentioned in the manual -short life.I put them for low beams on my other car and they last exactly 3 months and pass away in one day/night /.Philips Vision+ are also good,some people put 75 or even 90 W halogens and they are realy strong ,but i guess that soon or later they will damage something.HID conversion has same effect to headlights as ECU remap to engine-much much better.
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I've used the Sylvania Silverstars and as said, they don't last nearly long enough for the cost. Much better luck with the Osram Silverstars but those can't be purchased in any stores in the US. You can find them online and on Ebay though.
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I've used the Sylvania Silverstars and as said, they don't last nearly long enough for the cost. Much better luck with the Osram Silverstars but those can't be purchased in any stores in the US. You can find them online and on Ebay though.
where online?

and what do you guys think of this

http://www.gelighting.com/na/home_li...cts/nighthawk/

the sport one?

and which bulbs are the H-1 bulbs?

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Mike,

can't comment on them other than it doesn't look like they have our size. The H1 bulbls are for the foglights, H7 are the headlights.
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Which headlights do you guys use?~Mike
The ones just above the bumper, and just below the hood
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mike do a search for daniel stern lighting on yahoo or whatever... Order from him... Get the ralleyes. His site looks sketch and you have to email him.. He is a consultant so he gets back to you really quick and they will arive either in a day or two... They are great.. A really good light projection from the bulb.. I have tried so many bulbs these I think are the top
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mike do a search for daniel stern lighting on yahoo or whatever... Order from him... Get the ralleyes. His site looks sketch and you have to email him.. He is a consultant so he gets back to you really quick and they will arive either in a day or two... They are great.. A really good light projection from the bulb.. I have tried so many bulbs these I think are the top
I went to http://www.danielsternlighting.com/p.../products.html

couldn't find the ralleyes.

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My car had Silvania Silverstars in it when I got it. At the advice of the forums, I swapped everything with Osram silverstars. Can't tell a bit of difference between them. When the Osrams burnt out, I swapped the old Silvania's in it's place. With the Osram in one side, and the Silvania in the other, they both produced the exact same light. I have found them both to be equally durable as well...
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mike just email him asking what he reccomends.. he will let you know there are two options 55w and 65w get the 65 ralleyes he will tell you he has them. or maybe there called +50 narvas? I dont know just email him and trust me.. The more blue/white the light is the more reflections is produces hence why lots or rally drivers use yellow lights. So with that said the light these produce will not look like HIDs or white or blue.. but looks similar to stock but will be brighter and have superiour light pattern aka better vision
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sorry unrelated but always wanted to know - are you wearing a shirt in your avatar pic?
He's nekkid in the Swedish Sauna
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No use for US members but have you seen the result of this test. What do you think?http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/product..._per_cent.html
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Hmmm, looks like Osram have gone down the pan in terms of quality. I'd really struggle to hand over 30 quid to Halfrauds for bulbs though!
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ive got ultra bulbs in mine at the moment, (mainly cos they were free) and they are nowhere near as bright as the originals.
I have put the halfords super brilliance bulbs in my mums car and they were a huge improvement + they are often 'Buy one get one free'.

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