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Old 11-14-2011, 10:35 PM   #1
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Post Halogen Headlight Bulb Switch Q/A

Really hate to create ANOTHER headlight post, but after searching around it is quite difficult to find a solid resource here for STOCK HALOGEN MODIFICATION, ie BULB REPLACEMENT only.
I would love it if xenon-related posts were NOT here because that set-up does not help us Halogen losers out lol. Also there seems to be enough posts on the more expensive route of using retrofit kits, so might as well leave that out too!

Cheap 'whiter' Low beam headlight replacement -H7
A good starting point http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27552

Changing City Lights - Wedge Bulb Type 168, 194
LEDs will most likely throw code if <5W
http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showth...hlight=halogen

Changing DRL/Highbeam (same bulb) - H15

Changing Front Turn Signal - 5202 Amber

Changing Fogs - H8, H11

Sidemarkers - W5W (194's may work too!)
LEDs may throw code

Reference - http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showth...hlight=halogen

PLEASE ADD TO THIS!!! I will try to edit this first post as info gets added so people don't have to scroll!
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Old 11-14-2011, 11:28 PM   #2
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Reccomend this setup.

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27552
An for the city lights I used PIAA Extreme white 162 wedge bulbs.
White all night!
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:09 AM   #3
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yea i put that link under the low beam, lol
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:05 PM   #4
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FYI these are the bulbs I am getting for DubstepMonster

CityLights - http://www.amazon.com/PIAA-19173-Pla.../dp/B0002MAHKE
Fogs - http://www.amazon.com/PIAA-18535-Pla...=pd_sim_auto_4
LowBeams - http://www.amazon.com/Sylvania-Silve.../dp/B005KDOA3K
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:47 PM   #5
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I never really liked the yellow but I can respect the brand of the bulbs your getting and the careful consideration to unify all the lights. Badda bing!
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Old 11-16-2011, 07:27 AM   #6
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Fogs at TDI are HB4 or 9006
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Old 11-17-2011, 05:57 PM   #7
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What bulbs are used for the back license plate lights?

edit: got it..2825
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:59 PM   #8
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I just got rid of my yellow PIAA 194 city bulbs in favor of some PIAA Super White 194 city light bulbs. I've Ordered PIAA Intense White H7 headlight bulbs and Have some PIAA Ion Yellow H8 Fogs bulbs too. Will post pics as soon as my headlight bulbs come in.
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:47 PM   #9
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I just got rid of my yellow PIAA 194 city bulbs in favor of some PIAA Super White 194 city light bulbs. I've Ordered PIAA Intense White H7 headlight bulbs and Have some PIAA Ion Yellow H8 Fogs bulbs too. Will post pics as soon as my headlight bulbs come in.
does that mean you're selling your yellow 194's? if so i'd be interested in buying them.
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Went with the Sylvania ZXE H7s. PIAA extreme white fogs and city lights.

What bulbs do the side markers take? Riding clear covers and would like a nice clean white coming out of there instead of the unappealing yellow it outputs now
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:50 PM   #11
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does that mean you're selling your yellow 194's? if so i'd be interested in buying them.
Sorry man I dont have em anymore, I gave them to a buddy. You can get them on Ebay for like $14.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/390364037203...ht_1171wt_1270

I think the yellow city lights only look good if you have a dark colored car and have matching yellow fogs...just my 2cents.
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Just installed my front bulbs. Having some trouble with a "bulb out warning" on the dash. Wondering if you guys could help me figure out which one is the culprit.

Low-beams: Sylvania zXe H7

Fogs: PIAA Xtreme White HB4/9006 51w

CityLights: PIAA Super LED 12V 168 (<---think it might be these guys)

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Sorry man I dont have em anymore, I gave them to a buddy. You can get them on Ebay for like $14.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/390364037203...ht_1171wt_1270

I think the yellow city lights only look good if you have a dark colored car and have matching yellow fogs...just my 2cents.
that's cool man. i was just hoping to snag them for cheaper (yes, i'm that cheap).

and thanks for the 2 cents... i just happen to have a bmp golf with yellow fogs...
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:57 AM   #14
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Just installed my front bulbs. Having some trouble with a "bulb out warning" on the dash. Wondering if you guys could help me figure out which one is the culprit.

Low-beams: Sylvania zXe H7

Fogs: PIAA Xtreme White HB4/9006 51w

CityLights: PIAA Super LED 12V 168 (<---think it might be these guys)

The LEDs are probably the culprits for the code I suggest a set of PIAA

Super White 194 bulbs they are pure bright white (even though the bulb has a slight blue tint on them)
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