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Experience with PIAA Xtreme white plus bulbs??

I'm considering gettimg a pair, has anyone had any experience with this upgrade? things to watch out for? reccomend an alternative?

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To be honest it is a waste of money. No real improvement in lighting. Trust me I am an electrical tinkerer and have tried everything out there.
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Then what would be a good upgrade??? I wanna be one of those anoying guys on the highway with super bright headlights

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I have them on my jeep, I would say that they are a worth while upgrade.

My stock headlights looked like someone took a piss in them, dull yellow.

The PIAA bulbs are a noticably better light, whiter and brighter. Trust me, they will not floor you with the output, but they are better than the stock crap.
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If you want to be "that guy" then get yourself an HID kit. Actually helps quite a bit. Iím sure there will be a ton more post regarding the replacement of the actual headlight housing. But with factory housing "lens" and an HID kit it I have seen some great improvement in coverage.

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If you want to be "that guy" then get yourself an HID kit. Actually helps quite a bit. Iím sure there will be a ton more post regarding the replacement of the actual headlight housing. But with factory housing "lens" and an HID kit it I have seen some great improvement in coverage.

http://www.ddmtuning.com/index.php?p...=101&parent=85
Umm... what do all the numbers mean???

What am I looking at?

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You can't run a xenon hid bulb in the standard halogen lamps. You need a projector (looks like a little circle bulb). This concentrates the light and provides a clean cutoff. If you put a xenon in a halogen housing then the light will spray everywhere, blinding everyone.

If a little honda with blue lights has ever blinded you, now you know why.
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