Yes, I was planning on new Phillips X-TremeVision Halogens in a factory style replacement or Diamond cut replacement. Headlights grow dimmer by up to 20% over time and eventually burn out - for this reason, we recommend changing your headlights in pairs. If your Explorer has this type of bulb, we do not recommend that you attempt to change it yourself. I don't remember the brand but we paid too much! Currently running Philips 9007 X-treme Vision halogen bulbs. Light pattern was garbage and the adjusters broke in half the second I tried to adjust the housings. Unfortunately I could not get a refund and had to settle for replacement. When I have it on, and turn it off after driving a bit, the Philips bulbs look like old dim yellow sealed beam headlights.
Use of the replacement bulb size information is at your own risk. Resulting in light that aimed down just ahead of the vehicle. You may be able to just aim them a bit better to see more. One other mod was a headlight harness with relays to give more voltage to the bulbs. Keeping the fogs on during driving aren't going to help, they illuminate right in front of the vehicle, they are not designed to throw light downrange. The eyes can't adjust that quickly. Have you tried to aim the lights you have? If they are working as intended they will actually make downstream visibility worse since they make your field of view brighter, but not in the places you want to be brighter for road driving.
Changing both headlight bulbs on your Explorer at the same time will allow both bulbs to have the same intensity and prevent the new headlight bulb from appearing brighter than the bulb on the opposite side. Has anyone here used any of these and been very unhappy? Pain in the butt swapping them out but glad we did. I just wanted some added night driving distance to help spot deer. Our Ford Explorer light bulb guides allow you to easily replace light bulbs, replace headlight bulb, change a broken lightbulb, install a hid headlight conversion or install led light bulbs instead of spending countless hours trying to figure out which light bulb sizes in your 2001 Ford Explorer. Weird pattern and hotspot which made us leery of driving at night. I found the thread to keep the fogs on with the high beams through modifying the relay which I will do. I need more light on the road, I still have the original headlights.
. Mine are also lightly oxidized yellow, I was planning to use some polishing compound to clean them up or even replace them if the insides were deteriorating. So I have searched and have come up more confused and tired. I need closer to plug and play. Like this; Or this; Or this; So, my question is which one will give me the most useable light on the road? I bought the Anzo lights just over a year ago and I'm extremely disappointed. They are supposed to be used without headlights at extremely low speeds where fog is intense so the edges of the road can be seen, when regular headlights are ineffective due to fog.
Very weak looking with them off. Not light that reaches very far but it gives the impression of lots more light. The video above shows you to replace the headlight in your 2000 Ford Explorer. In some Fords, the highbeam is the same bulb as the headlight and it is possible for the highbeam to work, but the headlight be burnt out even if they are the same bulb and vise versa. An additional driving light may be though.
This way you look normal to them. Here are the specs of the Rigid Industries 104212 unit I have: Specifications: Watts: 30, Ampere Draw: 2. Feel free to use any replacement light bulb sizes that are listed on Modified Life but keep in mind that all information here is provided as is without any warranty of any kind. And if the high and low beam could be wired so both are on for high beams. Some Fords have high intensity discharge headlights, sometimes referred to as xenon lights. The diamond cut reflectors with clear lenses look more modern and cleaner and can even produce good light patterns if done well but it's kinda hit and miss with aftermarket stuff.
Make sure other oncoming drivers can still see also. Keep them aimed so they don't blind others. Always verify all light bulb sizes, bulb voltage usage and bulb wattage before applying any information found here to your 2001 Ford Explorer. The factory style replacement Fluted lenses? I would suggest some real good led light pods in your fog light area, or, a light bar which can be turned off when you see oncoming traffic. If anybody had good lock with the plug and play projectors from Anzo or Spyder I was hoping to get opinions. When you change the headlight on your Explorer, it is important to not touch the glass part of the bulb with your fingers because the oil from your fingertips will cause that part of the bulb to burn hotter, which significantly shortens the life of the bulb. The Modified Life staff has taken all its Ford Explorer headlight bulb replacement guide, Ford Explorer light bulb size guides, Ford Explorer light bulb replacement guides and cataloged them online for use by our visitors for free.
When you need to replace the headlight, turning signal or parking light bulb on your 2001 Ford Explorer, finding out what the replacement size you need can be a time consuming task. Adding More Information If you would like to help the Modified Life community by adding any missing information or adding a new light bulb size information to our resource, please feel free to post it at the bottom of this page. These bulbs have a very high voltage that runs through them, even if the battery is disconnected. . . . .