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Old 08-08-2007, 04:41 AM   #1
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Exterior Lighting Trial and Error

Well yesterday my final package of bulbs came, Over the past week I have been changing out all the bulbs that are in clear sections of the housings, turn signals, fogs, high beams, and city/positioning lights. Installed silver visions turnsignals, the side markers where the wrong size and I am currently looking for w5yw silvervisions for them, but in the meantime I pit in the bluevisions that came free with my order. I have PIAA yellow fogs, and Star white high beams they look great and function better than expected the high beams are really bright and can really notice a difference in the sight distance. I bought yellow w5w and High intensity LEDs from PIAA for the positioning lights, because I didn't know what I wanted to do with the housing, (my DRLs are off) the idea was match the fogs, or if they don't look good (color is off between the fogs and the positions) use the LEDs. LEDs looked great but was not the correct ohms or something so they came up on the SID (i need a resistor pack, but don't think it will fit in the housing, hands are pretty cut up from getting the others in). I'm going to see how I like them, and maybe change them to something else. My picturs from last night can out poorly, lights are to bright and it was to dark outside, I will take some more this evening and post them.
These are the bulds I used.




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Stock lights look awesome....
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:50 PM   #3
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The stock bulbs are fine, but for myself, the look and added visability, you cant go wrong, the new high beams really make a big difference with the lines of sight and where I live even though it is a well populated suburb there is alot of deer and every additional yard of being able to luminate the road helps, and the yellow fogs are better for the amount of fog we get in the mornings here.
And the positioning lights, its me just being anal, I will likely change them to LEDs with the resistors built ineventually.

The low beams and fogs.


Just fogs.


Just the positioning lights

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Looks awesome, sounds like it is well worth the investment.
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