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post #1 of 8 Old 12-28-2011, 03:24 PM Thread Starter
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Headlight bulbs

I was wondering what bulbs are the best for a 96 f250. I want them to be really bright.

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I just put Sylvania Silverstar Ultra bulbs in my truck and they are very bright, for a stock replacement anyway. I would highly recommend putting these in, kind of pricey, like $52 for both bulbs, but they should last a while.

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^^^ X2 on thoes bulbs. i have them in my truck and i love them. a realy system in our trucks is soposed to brighten them too. as this cuts the voltage drop to the bulbs by eliminating all the wiring involed to the bulbs

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You can get the bulbs for about $25-30 on ebay.

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X2 on sylvania silverstar, I run them anytime I need new bulbs, they work great and never had an issue messing up the harness, never buy hid look alike replacements, fried the harness in my dads excursion a couple times, had to cut and solder new ones in

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Be sure to check RockAuto.com, they list several bulbs. I have been very pleased with them.... good prices!
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Withouth a doubt, the brightest sylvania silverstars you can find.
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I got them from Carquest for $39

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