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The lamp ( bulb ) itelf, not the housing assembley.

I had the driver side (both original still) just burn out. The local AutoZone wanted $12 for standard and $17 for upgraded, then up from there for SilverStar and so on. I don't drive the car alot at night so I figured I would check online an order 2 lamps (bulbs) - I had the time. So I ordered 2 x Wagner Lighting Xenon BriteLite pn# BP9007BL based on customer reviews on that companies order site.
Are they (Xenon) any better in reality? - has any one here tried Xenon vs. Halogen in a 200x Neon ?
 

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I think that the Xenon is mostly 'marketing' over Halogen. You still have a filament lamp and not a true HID lamp system.
Going to a true Xenon HID lamp system would be expensive. Many claims for bulb brightness/pattern advantages are overblown as they still have to meet NHTSA and DOT standards. You should be fine with standard long-life bulbs as long as your headlamp lenses are still clear and aimed correctly and not fogged or yellowed.

http://www.ehow.com/about_5402741_halogen-vs-xenon.html
 

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Aftermarket Xenon will not disperse light properly in a housing designed for halogen. Stick with a good halogen bulb.
 

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OK, now I am confused. The lamps I ordered do NOT have a power supply or complete assembly to change. They look exactly like the regular 9007LL , except they say "Xenon, Brighter, Whiter and more Efficient, High/Low beam replaces 9007"
 

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They are 55 watt filaments in a standard 9007-type lamp and should be plug n' play.
"Xenon, Brighter, Whiter and more Efficient, High/Low beam replaces 9007"
 

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SilverStar is the way to go from experience... I cheaper out this time and now I'm kicking myself...
 

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I have less than $10.00 tied up in 2 Wagner Xenon headlights from Amazon - new from the shipper and shipped to my door. " I rolled the dice"...so far so good. I haven't noticed any amazing differences. Right now we have alot of snow here in Minneapolis and all headlights seem white. What I did notice was the width of the lights pattern on the ground. While driving they seem to throw more light to the sides and down than OEM.As to the "whiteness" ...about the same as SilverStar.
 

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Update....the lamps are fine and plenty bright. No real " noticeable" change in color or range. Just nice lamps.
 
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