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Old 12-16-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
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Unhappy headlight replacement options?

so the driver's side headlight just burnt'out and i need to get a bulb...BUT should i replace the two with something diffrent??? if i dont want to buy stock lights at auto zone what other headlight replacement options do i have without rewireing anything. i want something that is really going2 light up the road/trail. who uses what? brand specific? HELP




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Old 12-16-2009, 06:10 PM   #2
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IPF housings for H4 and then fatboy bulbs from IPF. I am going to be getting them soon and have great things about them. The only down side is that they are about $160 for everything, but there is no wiring you have to do.

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Old 12-16-2009, 10:43 PM   #3
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Also just for a FYI... the stock headlamps are sealed beams....you have to change the entire light...not just a bulb.
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Old 12-16-2009, 11:30 PM   #4
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I've heard good things about Daystar stock replacements, other than the blue hue they give. I've seen a couple of guys buy the IPF housings and use some HID bulbs and ballasts with good results, but that is a pretty expensive endeavor. I'd much rather get the IPF housings and some good H4 bulbs.

PS - Looks like you have a Teal-J as well.
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IPF housings for H4 and then fatboy bulbs from IPF. I am going to be getting them soon and have great things about them. The only down side is that they are about $160 for everything, but there is no wiring you have to do.
If youre going to spend $160, you might as well go HID, itll cost about $160.

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