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Old 04-04-2013, 09:55 PM   #21
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If the bulb you are holding in the first picture (blue bulb with three prong base) is what you received from the auction, then no that is for sure not a 9006 bulb. The one in the pic has three prongs and two filaments. A 9006 has a plastic base with two prongs and a single filament. The auction picture shows the plastic base with a 90 angle which is correct for a 9006.

Just look at whatever bulb you had in the housing before and see what it says it is on it. Never mind the sport no sport stuff. Whatever you had in there before that was working is the same style you need now.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:00 PM   #22
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If the bulb you are holding in the first picture (blue bulb with three prong base) is what you received from the auction, then no that is for sure not a 9006 bulb. The one in the pic has three prongs and two filaments. A 9006 has a plastic base with two prongs and a single filament. The auction picture shows the plastic base with a 90 angle which is correct for a 9006.

Just look at whatever bulb you had in the housing before and see what it says it is on it. Never mind the sport no sport stuff. Whatever you had in there before that was working is the same style you need now.

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It came in the packaging saying NOK7410 which is the right model, but you're right. I contacted the seller and told him it was a 9003 bulb and his response was:

"We're sorry for the inconvenience, we test every bulb before we sell them, so we must have put it in the wrong packaging."

Calling BS, but anyways, the bulbs 9006 and I do have the sport package, so guess I'll order another pair of 9006 from a different seller and will post back with my results in a few days.

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Also the yellow bulbs in your second pic look to be H11. But take them out again and look to see what they say. I can guarantee they are not 9006 either though.

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Old 04-04-2013, 10:14 PM   #24
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Looking at the rubber seal, they do look to be H11 bulbs, but for $20, I just ordered a pair of both and will return the pair that doesn't fit. Thanks for your help! I'll post back with my results.

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Yea, those aren't even 9006 lol
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Also, although you probably already know this, please tell me you're not touching/handling those bulbs with your greasy hands. The bulbs won't last too long if you do.
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Also, although you probably already know this, please tell me you're not touching/handling those bulbs with your greasy hands. The bulbs won't last too long if you do.
Haha of course not. It looks like I'm touching the blue bulb with my hand, but I'm not. I put gloves on once I got the wheel off, but took them off so I could use my phone.

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Been busy with work and what not, but just got them in. They look good, but they don't add that much light output at all. I took about a two hour drive to the coast a few days ago, and there was fog. But just with the Xenon's on, I could see pretty well. So I'm pretty happy with them!

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