quality xenon - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace

Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > General Technical Chat

General Technical Chat This section is for technical discussions relating to general maintenance, electrical issues, engine trouble, and recalls.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-18-2004, 08:09 PM   #1
Focus Rookie
Join Date: Mar 2004
Fan#: 5661
Location: Wentworth N.C.
Posts: 4
FF Reputation: 1 sinteklaas Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
quality xenon

I'm on my third pair of Eurodezigns xenons. They have a lifetime warrenty so its not the cost its just a hassle. I where gloves when installing the bulbs and my stock bulbs don't blow.
Has someone had a better experience with other bulbs. Please help, I'm in the dark

sinteklaas is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 12-19-2004, 12:17 AM   #2
Focus Addict
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 970
Location: Monroe, MI
What I Drive: 2001 Focus ZX3

Posts: 639
FF Reputation: 1 sitlet Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
no offense, but thats what you get for buying cheap bulbs. they may have a lifetime warranty, but that doesnt mean they are made well. are they the stock wattage(55w/60w)? if they are more than stock wattage, that may be your problem. i have the piaa xtreme white bulbs, they cost me 80 for a pair. i have not had any problems with them, and they were very much worth the money. they are very bright compared to stock, and they look perfect too. my advice to you would be to invest in a better pair of bulbs. if you dont have enough money for some piaa bulbs, i would go with the sylvania silverstars. they are also made very well, and by a reputable company
sitlet is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-19-2004, 05:08 PM   #3
Focus Enthusiast
Join Date: Jul 2004
Fan#: 11168
Location: pasadena, md
What I Drive: Focus ZX3 pitch black

Posts: 324
FF Reputation: 1 joshandlauri Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
i'm with ^^^^^ just get silverstar i got connections i got mine for 11 each. even for 20 bucks each its worth it.
joshandlauri is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-20-2004, 10:18 AM   #4
FF #1 Most Wanted
microtonal's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 470
Location: Seattle, WA
What I Drive: 2012 GTI, 2014 Forester XT

Posts: 6,890
FF Reputation: 12 microtonal Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (7)
Any of those cheap blue, purple or violet bulbs will burn out quickly.
It's a gimic to sell bulbs to people.
That's why they are cheap in cost.

The light might appear to be whiter but the illumination is actually less than your halogen bulb.

If you want a brighter halogen bulb, get SilverStar or PIAA.
Just reading.....
microtonal is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-20-2004, 08:14 PM   #5
Focus Addict
xmandax's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Fan#: 15121
Location: Harrisburg, PA
What I Drive: 04 yellow zx3

Posts: 887
FF Reputation: 1 xmandax Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
i have silverstars in mine, ive had problems with them in my foglights though......i've only had them in since august and ive replaced the one two times, and the other one i have replaced once.....i haven't had any problems with them in my headlights though, so other than having problems with my fogs they are pretty good bulbs, i paid $40 for my headlights, and $40 for my fogs....
2004 Egg Yolk Yellow zx3
MBRP exhaust, Short Ram Intake, Underdrive Pulley, OBX Race Header, SVT springs, Shorty Antenna, 17' Drag Wheels, Painted Interior, STS...and more
xmandax is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-21-2004, 02:19 PM   #6
Focus Enthusiast
Join Date: Sep 2003
Fan#: 434
Location: New Jersey
What I Drive: 2006 Subaru Impreza 2.5i and the 1986 VW Jetta

Posts: 248
FF Reputation: 1 JoeZX3 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I bought the Silverstars when I first bought my car. The light output was good, but they only lasted about 4 months. I replaced them with the sylvania cool blue's, and still have them a year and a half later.

I honestly do not see a difference between the 2 light output wise, but for $15, you can not beat the cool blue!
My 1986 Jetta is almost road worthy
JoeZX3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Pitch Black ZX3
Your real name.
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:43 PM.

Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.


Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1