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If you have the standard Halogen headlights (H11s) get some H9s and modify the tab on the bulb and in the plug (dremel). If you look at the two side-by-side it will be obvious.
The H9s are MUCH brighter and will NOT tamper with the pattern (that is, won't blind oncoming drivers!) The cost of the extra brightness comes in service life; they burn about half as long as an H11, so you'll have to change them more often. I have had this in my car since basically new and just had to change the low beams (~3 years, more or less), and I drive quite a lot at night. When one burned out I looked at the other; the filament was in sad shape, so I changed both (which you always should do anyway.) That's not bad service life, by the way.
Those bulbs are very cheap; this is a $20 modification, can be immediately reversed at zero cost if you want to (but you won't) and while technically illegal (as are ANY headlight mods) it both doesn't change the pattern (in other words it won't blind people) and won't get you pulled over (as will many HID conversions that both blind people and have horrible patterning, thus being DANGEROUS on top of it.)
The same can be done with high beams; the correct replacement is a HIR, otherwise known as a 9011, rather than the stock HB3. Note that you need to trim only the plastic tab on the bulb flange for this one; the plug is compatible. The same applies; it is the same wattage but brighter, and the trade-off is bulb life.
DO NOT run the high-wattage versions of either, and DO NOT go for the "blue" or other "colored" bulbs. The former risks burning up the housing or wiring, and the latter FILTERS some of the light, which is exactly the opposite of what you want to do (that is, make your lights BETTER!)
You can do all four bulbs in this fashion for under $50 and it's the cheapest and best bang-for-the-buck upgrade. It doesn't degrade the safety of your lighting at all in terms of blinding oncoming drivers, which is VERY important. Finally, it also leaves your lighting system unmodified in the car, which gets important real fast if you're traveling and have a bulb burn out! Have that happen to you with an aftermarket HID setup and you're hosed; with an H9/HIR swap you can walk into any WalMart or auto parts store and pop back in a stock bulb to restore "all lights work" in 10 minutes until you get somewhere that you can modify another replacement.
Last edited by tickerguy; 11-03-2017 at 02:13 PM.