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Old 08-07-2018, 03:44 PM
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For the headlights, my 1989 Camry uses #9004 Sylvania and Phiilips halogen bulbs
I read that halogens last 500-1,000 hours:
https://www.lifewire.com/how-long-sh...s-last-4117128
However, Sylvania says that the lifespan is only 320 hours. That was on Autozone and O'Reilly.com's websites (that's for the base/lowest price, which is longer than the more expensive ones).
On Amazon, Philips doesn't even offer a lifespan for its base model #9004 halogen light.
I'm not finding any Xenon #9004 bulbs, which I read last 10,000 hours (see above citation).
What recommendations do you have?
Thanks!
 

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Old 08-08-2018, 01:50 PM
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Suggest sticking to stock bulbs.

Sylvania and Phiilips halogen 9004 bulbs can be purchased on the internet for under $2 each.
 
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Old 08-08-2018, 02:58 PM
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Would you help me understand why OEM-quality are better than LED?
Also, the best price I could find is $9.03. Would you provide links to cheaper OEM-quality bulbs?
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Old 08-08-2018, 11:19 PM
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LED's may or may not be better then stock bulbs. They cost more and may not be worth this cost.

If the headlights are not bright, example the headlight lens for fogging and yellowing.

Try rockauto.com for OEM bulbs.
 
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Old 08-08-2018, 11:21 PM
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