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Fog light bulb upgrade

I'm wanting to upgrade the bulb in my foglights. I have read some say go with sliverstar ultra 9005 and others say hid bulbs. Which one would be better n last longer?

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9005's will be cheaper and easier for a good upgrade, hid's will be brighter than the 9005's and last longer but you then have the higher cost and ballasts to mount.

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In my '01, it calls for 9007 in the headlights, 9145 in the fogs (basically same as the 9005). I run the SilverStars. I like them. They have lasted quite a while.


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I m really dont want to replace them after this. I'm just heard that silverstars doing last but 6 months to a year.

early 99 Red F-250 XL SD, 7.3L, 6-speed manual, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4 Off Road, and Reflexxion Cowl Hood, Ion Alloy 183 wheels, 05 headlights with 6000k AC HID kit, and led turn signals, Ford ASI filter w/ zoodad mod and foam sleeve, TS 6 position chip, Auto Meter Z series Boost and EGT gauges, and straight pipe oem exhaust. .

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i use HID's in all my vehicles these are the two sets i just put in my 04 6.0
First link is headlights and second one is fog lights

HID BI Xenon HI LOW Xenon Dual Beam KIT 35W H4 9007 H13 9003 5000K 6000K 8000K | eBay

6000K 8000K 10000K HID Light KIT 9006 9007 H1 H4 H7 H11 9005 9004 9145 880 White | eBay
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Yes I have a eBay hid kit in my lights but it is life time warranty. It also cost 64 Buck.

early 99 Red F-250 XL SD, 7.3L, 6-speed manual, Extended Cab, Long Bed, 4x4 Off Road, and Reflexxion Cowl Hood, Ion Alloy 183 wheels, 05 headlights with 6000k AC HID kit, and led turn signals, Ford ASI filter w/ zoodad mod and foam sleeve, TS 6 position chip, Auto Meter Z series Boost and EGT gauges, and straight pipe oem exhaust. .

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