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Old 09-11-2010, 11:37 PM
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Default Looking to replace my headlight bulbs

with one of those bright white/blue bulbs for my 2010 ST. Any recommendations and it looks like there is a panel behind headlight to access the bulb easily. (granted I looked in the dark after my neighbor mentioned changing those out for one of those bulbs)

any part #'s or brand would be appreciated, if it's simple doing it tomorrow. Not real crazy with the headlights and adding on the Mopar fogs this week at the dealer.
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I'd recommend swapping out to HIDs, you'll be amazed by the light they put out compared to regular halogen bulbs.
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what's involved with doing that? New headlights? any issue with wires melting?
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found these on a quick search
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You won't need new headlights to go with HID's. Get a good set from a reputable firm otherwise you are gonna get so PO'd trying to get them to work you'll wish you hadn't gotten a cheap set.

Check out AAC here...they have some good stuff that works!
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cool, thanks
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Just a word of caution on swapping out the headlights to these Taiwanese/Chinese made "Halo" and projector headlights. I did this to my Nitro and after 1.5 years (past warranty) was putting back my oem headlights. The led's started going out. They are made cheap, even though $330 isn't cheap to me to swap them, I'll stay with the oem's on the Ram and just install Sylvania SilverStar Ultra's.

The panel you see in the fenderwell is just to release the locking mechanism. To replace my bulbs I had to pop the plastic radiator/grille top cover, unscrew the headlights from under the hood, unscrew the grille, reach in the access panel to unlock and then push them out from that access cover. The headlights have sealed screw caps on the back and you can't get to them without pulling the whole assembly. Whoever designed this should be shot!

My recommendation to save you grief later on, is to just buy the SilverStars and enjoy the oem lights. The fogs are super easy! If you have the 2 bulb headlight, it's the 9145ST, H11ST/2, and 9005-SU/2. Get the Sylvania backup lights also! Enjoy!
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PIAA makes good replacement bulbs too if your not going to go with the HIDs, less expensive then going the hid route
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Rlandon, thanks for the info! Will go that route. I had an envoy before this and it was two levers you slide up and headlight popped out. This looks like surgery but I'll figure it out.
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just picked up some Silverstars, any point me in the right direction in this forum on step by step instructions (pictures would be helpful) on how to pull the headlights? Rlandon, thanks for the info but going to try and find more detailed info. Stop by an auto shop and they didn't have a clue.
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