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Last weekend I finally got around to getting the silver stars and installing them. They are nice, definitely whiter and brighter, but over the 02 stock halogens, not a TON of difference. But put it against something like my beater (95 tracer), and its night and day (comparison pic below).

These were all 1/8 sec exposures

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tracer vs taurus (low beams on both):

 

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I have a picture of the stock bulb (on the drivers side) and the Silverstars (on the right.) The silverstars are a lot whiter. See attached picture.

-Kyle
 

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Which Taurus is that one on Kyle? I read something that around 2000 something changed, and the gain would be as significant on newer models. It is whiter, but the change wasn't as drastic as thought it might be. In any case they are nice and I do like them
 

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Any Taurus past the '96s will benefit just as much from a 100W headlight harness. With the harness, the Silverstars and a good headlight alignment you can get decent lighting from these cars.
 

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Originally posted by n2_space@Mar 14 2004, 09:49 AM
Which Taurus is that one on Kyle? I read something that around 2000 something changed, and the gain would be as significant on newer models. It is whiter, but the change wasn't as drastic as thought it might be. In any case they are nice and I do like them
That was on the gen 4. I read something cool about the gen 4 lights. Gen 4's have 25% brighter headlights than the gen 3. The gen 3 has 40% brighter headlights than gen 2! And they all use 9007 bulbs.

That tells you how much wiring and a little different design can do.

-Kyle
 

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If the Gen 3 has 40% brighter lights than the Gen 2 it isn't because of the wiring. The Gen 3 has at lest one gage smaller wire than the Gen 2.
 

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These are NOT like the cool blues or any other fake - ricer - like imitation HID light bulb. They do not shine fake blue painted light onto the pavement. Therefore they work perfect in the rain at night.
 
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