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#3297974 - 03/01/14 07:26 AM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46680
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Holy Moley. I would say, maybe 20% brighter than the Philips. Nice and worth the hassle.

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#3298144 - 03/01/14 10:54 AM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
simple_simon Offline


Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 103
Loc: Indianapolis, IN
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Holy Moley. I would say, maybe 20% brighter than the Philips. Nice and worth the hassle.


Based on what? Did you measure the output like candlepower.com did?

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#3298146 - 03/01/14 11:00 AM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: simple_simon]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46680
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: simple_simon
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Holy Moley. I would say, maybe 20% brighter than the Philips. Nice and worth the hassle.


Based on what? Did you measure the output like candlepower.com did?


No, no measurement data just a typical BITOG response. LOL

Based on the lighted area and brightness in a pitch black area behind my garage. Light is slightly more yellow, but for sure no doubt about it brighter. 20% seems conservative.

SIDE NOTE: The removed Philips 9011 had zero yellow staining internally.

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#3352256 - 04/24/14 08:20 PM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
GatorJ Offline


Registered: 07/24/03
Posts: 172
Loc: Tampa
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Originally Posted By: Dupree
they were generic marked but there is no doubt it is a toshiba HIR they have the special coating you can see in the right light and the funky globe, i think ill buy more before there gone since i run them in my cx9 as well


So how do they look? I asked on Amazon and a guy said they have Toshiba brand on his. I bought two pairs. I assume they fit fine with the standard modification.

BTW Philips NEVER answered my email.


Were you writing to Phillips USA or Phillips DE?

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#3352257 - 04/24/14 08:22 PM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46680
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Phillips USA

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#3352364 - 04/24/14 10:04 PM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
GatorJ Offline


Registered: 07/24/03
Posts: 172
Loc: Tampa
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Phillips USA


The Philips HIR bulbs are German, you might want to try contacting Philips DE.

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#3353204 - 04/25/14 06:40 PM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
wag123 Offline


Registered: 06/14/11
Posts: 552
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Now here's the bad news. Subaru had this not so great idea to use the high beams throttled back as the DRL's. Really stupid, IMHO, with a ginormous resistor to drop the voltage. The bulbs I took out already had some nice yellow stains inside. I'm afraid the bulb life will be squadouche with the stock bulbs which are Sylvania Halogen 9005 60W.

I have had the Toshiba HIR bulbs on my Toyota for 8 1/2 years, and it also uses the high beams for the DRLs. I hope that the Philips HIR bulbs turn out to be as high quality as the Toshibas have been, if so, you have nothing to worry about.

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#3353214 - 04/25/14 06:51 PM Re: PHILIPS 9011/HIR1 [Re: Pablo]
Volvohead Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3550
Loc: SE Pa
New Philips 9011s?

Have them.

Like them.

A lot.

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