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Old 09-19-2013, 05:47 PM
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Default Stock Headlight bulb Hir2 replacement suggestions

My stock bulbs HIR2 went out in one of my lamps. Was wondering if anyone else got anything other than the HIR2 as a replacement. I've seen the Sylvania bulbs.. . But hought I would get other opinions on better bulb replacements if there were any. Thanks.
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I believe 9006 is an appropriate bulb alternative
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I also looked into swapping these bulbs. From everything I have read, it just isn't worth doing. The 9006 is a direct fit, but will be half as bright as the 9012. It is possible to put a 9005 in, but they may not last long and put out a lot of heat. This would be like driving around with your brights on all the time (which I don't really see the problem with, but others have).

Many have posted and said that there is a replacement part number for John Deere that is quite a bit less expensive than Dodge. I called Dodge and they told me $53. I have decided to just leave mine alone for now.

Hope this helps.
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There really ins't much with the 9012/hir2 bulbs out there right now.

kinda stuck with what we have (which isn't the bad) or HID upgrade which I have no desire to tackle
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There really ins't much with the 9012/hir2 bulbs out there right now.

kinda stuck with what we have (which isn't the bad) or HID upgrade which I have no desire to tackle
Ditto - Philips has this bulb type locked up for now.
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Ditto - Philips has this bulb type locked up for now.
The upside is the stock 2013 projectors are pretty good.

I may just upgrade the brights which 9005 which have a bunch of stuff out for, PIAA etc.
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