Has anyone installed these on an 04. The Sylvania book didn't list 04's, 05's& upwere listed.
Not sure where you got that impression; there's tons of OE HID reflector setups.I have them in the Low and Hi. Huge improvement from stock. As for doing a hid conversion, blah. Our OEM headlamps were not meant for HID's. They will not throw the light/beam correctly. Theres a reason that all OEM HID's are placed in projector housings. Check this out, Daniel Stern Lighting Consultancy and Supply
I've had SS's in previous trucks and noted the same thing - short bulb life. Didn't matter if it was headlight or fog, they both died much quicker than any standard halogens I've used.I had low beam Silver Star Ultras and they were much whiter, and were as good alone as having the OEM plus the OEM fogs on at the same time. But ...
One of my Ultra's died after less than a year IIRC, and the other side wasn't in much longer. I believe that they were the same wattage as stock so I was surprised. Also my headlight fixtures got all peely on the outer surface when I had them on, but I was trying to presoak a layer of bugs off with simple green and had them on on the way to the car wash, so the bug/green slurry might have asorbed the head and caused the fixtures to become textured, Idk.
A $60 HID Kit from Armaden... I went through spending over $200 on replacing burnt out SilverStar Ultras before getting an HID kif for the lows.. Shoulda done it sooner is my only regret, for the $20 difference and extreme life span difference I coulda saved myself over $140.Wow, that took three minutes, Thanks. Would you recomend them for a low beam app?