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So I want those really bright almost blue lights, I assume those are halogen? can I just replace the light bulb or do I have to replace the whole headlight?
 

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Sure, you need to buy an HID (High Intensity Discharge) kit. At retail stores they run over 600 bucks, you can get a pretty descent, street legal one's on flebay for under 300, I'm not quite familiar with the connectivity but I think our cars us H4 bulbs, or 9006 set in the HID industry, if doen right it shouldn't take more than 30 min to install them.

Or as an alternative, you can just buy H4 bulbs they wont give you a sparkle bule look to it, but it will give you a nice bright light, I recommend PIAA's.
 

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Monica: I use Sylvania Silverstars on all of my cars. I am very happy witht he price and the results. I recently put Euro headlights on the 300TE and I installed Silverstars H4 and H3 and they really light up the road.

On their January issue, Consumer Reports reviewed aftermarket lights, including Silverstars. Their conclusion is that they are not all that good. I don't like Consumer Reports and I question their test methods. If I ever paid attention to what CR writes, I'd have never bought any of my Benzes. So go figure.

Just be careful with the wattage. To high wattage can put on a strain on your car's electrical system. Also, don;t get some of those "blue lights." They may look cool, but their light output is miserable.

For more information on car lighting, check out the following site:

http://www.danielsternlighting.com/home.html

Good luck.

OK, let me also add this. Your smile (on your avatar) really lights up the page. Whatever you do, be sure to get lights that can light up the road as much as your smile lights up the page. [:I]
 
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