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    How-To: Improve Your Headlights

    If you do not currently have HIDs from the factory, please read the following for information why "HID kits" are not suitable:
    Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply

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    For the 2002-2003 WRX, you've got the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: 9007
    Highs: 9007

    For the 9007, your best bet is buying a proper bulb:
    Amazon.com: Philips 9007 X-treme Power Headlight Bulb, Pack of 2: Automotive

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    For the 2004-2005 WRX, you the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: H1
    Highs: 9005

    For the lows, your best bet is buying a proper bulb:
    Amazon.com: OSRAM - Night Breaker Unlimited H1 (Pair): Automotive

    9005 to HIR:
    HIR bulb base modification

    Buy these bulbs:
    Philips 9011 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1 : Amazon.com : Automotive

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    For the 2006-2007 WRX, you've got the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: H7
    Highs: 9005

    For the lows, your best bet is buying a proper bulb:
    Osram Rallye 64217 65w Ultra High Output H7 Special-Service Bulb

    9005 to HIR:
    HIR bulb base modification

    Buy these bulbs:
    Philips 9011 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1 : Amazon.com : Automotive

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    For the 2008+ WRX, you've got the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: H11
    Highs: 9005

    H11 to H9 modification:
    H11 to H9 conversion. DIY with temps - NASIOC

    Buy these bulbs:
    Amazon.com: Philips H9 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1: Automotive

    9005 to HIR:
    HIR bulb base modification

    Buy these bulbs:
    Philips 9011 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1 : Amazon.com : Automotive

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    For the 2004-2005 WRX STI, you've got the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: D2R
    Highs: 9005

    For the lows, there isn't really an upgrade available. Purchase the following bulbs if you need replacements:
    Genuine PHILIPS D2R Xenon HID Bulb 85126 OEM Headlight 35W (2 pieces) : Amazon.com : Automotive

    9005 to HIR:
    HIR bulb base modification

    Buy these bulbs:
    Philips 9011 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1 : Amazon.com : Automotive

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    For the 2006+ WRX STI, you've got the following bulbs in your car...
    Lows: D2S
    Highs: 9005

    For the lows, there isn't really an upgrade available. Purchase the following bulbs if you need replacements:
    Amazon.com: Philips D2S Xenon HID Headlight Bulb, Pack of 2: Automotive

    9005 to HIR:
    HIR bulb base modification

    Buy these bulbs:
    Philips 9011 Standard Headlight Bulb, Pack of 1 : Amazon.com : Automotive
    Last edited by EJ257; 12-20-2013 at 09:08 PM.
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