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Old 07-12-2011, 05:27 PM   #1
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Brightest backup bulbs 2008?

After tinting my windows 20% rear and 35% front I wish to see well when backing up in a dark place. I have added a back up camera with 7 inch screen. The stock bulbs in the 08 Focus work OK, but I wondered if there were any after market bulbs with a brighter white light that would work in the stock housings. Ford uses cheep bulbs and wiring throughout the car so going to a higher wattage with stock wiring doesn't seem smart. I do not wish to modify the wiring in any way so I am looking for a better preforming bulb for the stock housing. I am considering putting in a set of SYLVANIA SILVERSTAR BRIGHT BACK UP AUXILIARY BULBS. Has anyone here ever tried these type of bulbs and are they more brighter than the stock Ford back up bulbs? I looked at the LEDs but I was not impressed with their performance. THANKS for your opinions!


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i personaly have the silvania silverstars in my backup lights and there much brighter than stock...i done a side by side comparison with the stock and i bealieve the extra brightness is worth the money
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If you just want reverse lights then def go with the silver star ultras. They work very well. If you want better front lights then just get a HID kit. You can pick them up for about 35 without shipping if you only go with low beam.
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If you just want reverse lights then def go with the silver star ultras. They work very well. If you want better front lights then just get a HID kit. You can pick them up for about 35 without shipping if you only go with low beam.
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They definitly out perform the regular bulb and its like 4 or 5 dollars more.
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