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Stock headlight question

I have a 2000 f350 with the stock headlights and was wondering, if i throw a brighter bulb in there how much of a difference will it make? I'm tired of the dull yellow beam they project now I know I could buy aftermarket headlights and hid's but I kinda like the stock look. Thanks for any help or suggestions.
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I put in sylvania silverstar ultra bulbs they are a lot brighter. 30-40 bucks on ebay.
is that a shorthair in your pic? looks like my dog lol

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Alrighty, I might give those a try. As for the dog, he's a semi retarded brittany.
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haha i have semi retarded shorthair =) hes a great hunter though
you will like the new bulbs.

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Ford Cowboy,
What yr is your truck?
the 99-01 have a dull "frosted" cover but the 02-04 have a clear lens. It is a direct bolt in the put 02-04 headlights in the front of an older truck.

This is what i plan on doing to get rid of my dull lights. The brighter bulbs would just be a bigger bonus.

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my headlights were so fogged i could hardly see 20 feet haha.
ya i do like the look of the newer model clear lenses

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We can also get you a harness and Hella 80/100w bulbs or all new true projection Hid kit..New True projection hid kits.
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Ford Cowboy,
What yr is your truck?
the 99-01 have a dull "frosted" cover but the 02-04 have a clear lens. It is a direct bolt in the put 02-04 headlights in the front of an older truck.

This is what i plan on doing to get rid of my dull lights. The brighter bulbs would just be a bigger bonus.
It's a 2000 model. I have thought about replacing my headlights with the 02-03 headlights and installing some brighter bulbs. I think that would be a vast improvement over what I have now. From what I have read, the 02-03 headlight bolts up exactly the same as the stock headlight. The only thing that is different (I think) is the headlight adjuster.

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It's a 2000 model. I have thought about replacing my headlights with the 02-03 headlights and installing some brighter bulbs. I think that would be a vast improvement over what I have now.
That's what I did - made a big difference. I run SilverStars - They work for me.


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It's a 2000 model. I have thought about replacing my headlights with the 02-03 headlights and installing some brighter bulbs. I think that would be a vast improvement over what I have now.
That gets my vote!

I am planning on doing it someday!

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