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So I want to change my headlights to get that nice blueish look you can get from HID but without spending 400 on headlights! So I have been looking at PIAA and Sylvanias but still can not decide which one to get. Anyone have pictures at night with either one? And which one do you guyz think gives the bluest tint...I want it to match the Hyper-White Parking Lights I put in that have the awesome blue tint ;-)

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I have PIAA Extreme White. It's 100% white without any blue tint. If you want blue tint, you should buy something else. Or if you want PIAA with blue tint, buy the japanese export ones on ebay (I think it's rated 7500K, which is too blue).

I don't really know about sylvania. I heard that it's slightly better than stock bulb, so you might still see yellowish color. A lot of people are unhappy because of it. Plus I heard that it doesn't last as long.

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piaa 7500k gives u GREEN! i had it b4, and it sux -.-
feels like nightvision, cant see shat.


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guess i'll stay away from those ones! Hehe

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from personal experience, any of those 'blue bulb' headlights that give you a blue-ish light SUCK DONKEY BALLS in bad weather, you get NO light on the ground in the rain, it's like driving without turning on your headlights.

may i suggest the Osram Silverstar from www.powerbulb.com (scientifically tested to put 50% more light on the ground compared to regular bulbs!)
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Site isn&#39;t working: www.powerbulb.com <---- is that correct? or is it just down?

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Rear/Back Windows - 20 Tint & 35 on Fronts. Red LED Map/Rear Dome Lights. Hyper-White Courtesy Lights! Anzo Clear Side Markers. Hawk Performance Brake Pads. MazdaSpeed Lowering Springs for a 1.25" Drop. Calipers Painted Black with Silver Mazda Caliper Stickers. 17" Kosei K1-TS Light Gray Wheels Wrapped in Fuzion Zri! Metra Kit with Pioneer AVH-P5700DVD (Ohhhhh the movies while in the car). PAC-X for Steering Wheel Controls to the new HU.
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Go to autolumination for cheap bulbs. Click here

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I don&#39;t really want cheap bulbs...I want something that looks sweet and will last. Such a hard decision...I still can&#39;t find the ones I want!!!

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Rear/Back Windows - 20 Tint & 35 on Fronts. Red LED Map/Rear Dome Lights. Hyper-White Courtesy Lights! Anzo Clear Side Markers. Hawk Performance Brake Pads. MazdaSpeed Lowering Springs for a 1.25" Drop. Calipers Painted Black with Silver Mazda Caliper Stickers. 17" Kosei K1-TS Light Gray Wheels Wrapped in Fuzion Zri! Metra Kit with Pioneer AVH-P5700DVD (Ohhhhh the movies while in the car). PAC-X for Steering Wheel Controls to the new HU.
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I saw the Silverstars at PepBoys and they seem pretty convincing. I say go for those.

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i have the 4000k PIAA&#39;s and i love em, got them off ebay. i have only heard bad things about the silverstars, like they dont last very long. i def recommend the PIAA&#39;s.

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