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    UPGRADING S15 headlight bulbs JDM

    hey there, i am looking at upgrading my headlights with some new bulbs etc etc.
    i have an S15 JDM import with the HIDs.
    so after some good bright white or slight bluey, purple tinge. so like 6000K 7000K.

    anyone point me in the right direction with trusted/good quality brands and type needed to do high and low beam.
    photos would be good of your upgraded would be appreciated.

    thanks in advance
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    Ive upgraded my stock pathetic globes to Philips Extreme, and Narva in other cars..Both are much better than stock...I don't have HIDs
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    Quote Originally Posted by rusty1 View Post
    Ive upgraded my stock pathetic globes to Philips Extreme, and Narva in other cars..Both are much better than stock...I don't have HIDs
    what bulbs where your high/low beam? d2c or d2r? or other?
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    Do not get those shitty coloured bulbs from ebay.
    Get something like this: https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...cbh-51761.html
    Or CBI if you want to spend $50 less https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...cbi-49224.html
    No, don't get those from ebay either, lots of fakes around. Yes they are expensive, but you get OEM quality control + performance.

    I'm pretty sure S15 OEM HIDs take D2S.
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    hey there, i am looking at upgrading my headlights with some new bulbs etc etc. i have an S15 JDM import with the HIDs. so after some good
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    Quote Originally Posted by nizmo_man View Post
    Do not get those shitty coloured bulbs from ebay.
    Get something like this: https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...cbh-51761.html
    Or CBI if you want to spend $50 less https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...cbi-49224.html
    No, don't get those from ebay either, lots of fakes around. Yes they are expensive, but you get OEM quality control + performance.

    I'm pretty sure S15 OEM HIDs take D2S.
    wow just checked these out on youtube. they are some serious lights. thanks nizmo_man, just what im after.
    umm also looks for bulbs for the HI/LOW beams, any help in that side???
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    Not sure what you mean by hi/low beams, do you mean the high beam? Keep it halogen and maybe throw some Narva Blue Plus bulbs. Any of the blue tinted bulbs will result in lower output (weaker high beams). I think the bulb type is HB3 (or 9005).
    Remember, your headlights are a safety device.
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    So the stock globes are H1 and HB3 for main beam and high beam..
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    He has the Japanese HID headlights, so low beam should be D2S, high beam should still be HB3.

    OP, what's wrong with the stock bulbs? Don't like the colour? Go with CBI they seem to provide that "white" everyone seems to be after (or CBH for that extra blue).
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    Quote Originally Posted by nizmo_man View Post
    He has the Japanese HID headlights, so low beam should be D2S, high beam should still be HB3.

    OP, what's wrong with the stock bulbs? Don't like the colour? Go with CBI they seem to provide that "white" everyone seems to be after (or CBH for that extra blue).
    one has fucked out so needed replacing. so just upgrading them all while im at it, the ones in there from japan didnt seem standard ether and shitty quality hence why one probly failed
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