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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-10-2006, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
 
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I wanted to buy a new headlight for my 97 zx-6r. it's a single headlight, and an H4. I was looking at the Sylvania Silverstar. It says " For Motorcycle Use Only". It's only like 10-20 bucks. then i look in catalogs and the PIAA H4 is 45-50 bucks. whats the big difference? is the PIAA that much brighter? what brands do you guys use? also, my bulb is 55/60W. do i have to buy that wattage or can i step up to the 90/110?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-10-2006, 06:57 PM
 
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I would just watch the voltage/amperage aside from that the different wattage would be acheived by how the light is made. Kinda like how a 60w lamp in you house can also take a halogen light.You can never go to bright with your bulbs though. I wouldn't pay 45 bucks for your bulbs though, I have colored bulbs and only paid 20 each. Check your local auto store they should have what you need.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-10-2006, 07:16 PM
 
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i just put some silverstars in my bike 2 weeks ago. they are great! nice white light and i'd say it looks at least 30-50% brighter.i got a pair on ebay for $26 shipped.
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