Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

First the mileage is in KMs. Secondly, I love this tire and tread design / compound. Currently @ 3/32s and finally starting to notice the back end getting squirrely in the rain, which hasnt happened up until now. These initiate any movement well, whether panic emergency type or just changing lanes, hold a line in a corner, resist hydroplaning well and shed...  Read More

Summer Road Trip? Use This Maintenance Checklist.

Before setting off on your summer adventures, take some time to check your car over to ensure everything is in good running condition. A little bit of time spent in advance can save a lot of time and trouble on the road. The following is a good basic checklist to help get your vehicle prepared to take you wherever you want to go: Brakes - Since many traction...  Read More

PIAA Bulbs for Those Long, Cold Winter Nights!

Winter's short days and long nights are approaching. Take control of the darkness with the selection of lighting products from PIAA. When it comes time to replace headlights, the PIAA 9004 Xtreme White Plus throws as much light as possible into the night to make certain you see everything needed to be safe. With its proprietary Xtra high efficiency design,...  Read More

Hella Headlight Bulbs

Hella lighting options produce a brighter light that increases visibility and less eye fatigue for drivers in all conditions. Whether you are looking to run on the road, the track or the trail, Hella has developed leading-edge technology for your vehicle’s lighting appearance and performance. H7 High Performance Bulbs are designed to replace 55w head light...  Read More

Tire Rack Helps Replace Headlights

If you are looking to replace headlights, shop by vehicle to see which lights work best for your vehicle. For example, the Intense White Bulbs from PIAA produce a more radiant white beam without any hint of blue. The bulbs have larger glass tubes that increase output while allowing the bulbs to burn at much cooler temperatures. Here is what one of our...  Read More

Looking to replace headlights?

When looking for aftermarket lighting options, Tire Rack gives you the option of choosing between three different product categories: headlight bulbs, accessory bulbs and lighting kits. With over 30 options from Hella and PIAA available in our head light bulbs category, we make it easy to select and replace headlights when you shop by vehicle. New bulbs can...  Read More

Kelvin Helps Pick Replacement Bulbs

The Kelvin scale describes the hue of a specific light source and can be helpful in determining what type of light works best for your needs.Aftermarket lighting options can improve the amount of light reflecting back to the driver, increasing visibility at night. Also, the lower the value on the Kelvin scale, the better a light will work in fog, snow or...  Read More

Replace Headlights with Hella

Looking to replace the head light bulbs in your vehicle?Hella bulbs have been used to light the way to victory at many of the world’s most notable endurance races and rallies, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring. The replacement bulbs from Hella, produce a brighter light that will provide increased visibility and less eye fatigue for...  Read More

Ready to Upgrade Your Lighting System?

Enhance your Original Equipment lighting system with aftermarket bulbs. The decision to replace headlights not only upgrades the style of your current lighting system, but also increases your visibility while driving. An aftermarket lighting system can increase your margin of safety by outputting a brighter light than O.E. bulbs, reducing the amount of glare...  Read More

I have seen the light!

If you are like me and have trouble driving at night, consider upgrading your vehicle's light bulbs. Recently, I decided to help myself out and changed to the PIAA 9004 Xtreme White Plus replacement bulbs.The PIAA bulbs project a brilliant cool white light that comes very close to the color of expensive High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting systems....  Read More

A bright idea.

Did you know we carry replacement bulbs? If you enter your vehicle’s year, make and model in our Upgrade Garage, we may have the means to illuminate your future, or at least a couple dozen feet in front of you. I have used a couple bulbs in the past. The PIAA Xtreme White Plus is by far my favorite, and the best bulb we carry.  Not only did my visibility...  Read More

Let Hella Light The Way!

Hella's replacement Headlight, Accessory, and Lightning Kits available from Tire Rack are a great and inexpensive way to upgrade your vehicle's appearance and improve your nighttime driving experience! I personally have the Hella High Performance headlight bulbs in all of my vehicles and I am very pleased with their performance. With their brighter, whiter...  Read More

Safer driving with better vision. Upgrade your headlights now!

Tire Rack carries PIAA and Hella replacement headlight bulbs to offer you a safer driving experience. If you're not happy with your factory headlight bulb output maybe you should give the PIAA Extreme White bulbs a try in your car. Consider some fog lights or driving lights for those fogged over rainy morning commutes, too. We carry several models and...  Read More

How much do you know about the reflectors in your headlights?

When you think about aftermarket lighting, you think bulb. And while it seems to be that simple, replacement bulbs are actually fairly complicated. One thing often overlooked: the reflector, which directs any light emitted by the bulb through the lens. But, as with most aftermarket components, there are a variety of different reflectors out there. Take a...  Read More

Can't see? Might need to replace headlights.

It's unfortunate that head light bulbs can't last forever, Nothing seems to be more annoying than a bulb that burned out. It weakens your view, and has this weird way of making you feel silly as you drive.Make sure the front end of your car is always in perfect condition with a set of aftermarket lights that at least diminish the frequency at which you'll...  Read More

Xtremely Impressive PIAA Bulbs

When it comes to your vehicle, any old bulb just won't do. PIAA Xtreme White Plus halogen and driving light bulbs enhance your nighttime view from the driver's seat with a brilliant, cool white light that mimics the color of expensive High Intensity Discharge lighting systems. And as an added bonus, many of these PIAA bulbs produce MORE light than their...  Read More

If you're going to replace headlights, aim well.

When you replace headlights, you must pay attention to the way you've aimed them. In other words, don't point your headlights to the side of the road because you won't be able to see a single thing (i.e. deer, car or pedestrian) in front of you. And, oncoming drivers will be totally blinded by your misdirected beam. If you replace headlights underneath the...  Read More

Replacement Lighting by PIAA

When your headlights stop shining, you'll need replacement lighting that meets—and exceeds—your expectations so that you can continue to drive safely through the dark or in inclement weather. At Tire Rack, we like the PIAA line and offer a number of different replacement lighting products to meet your individual vehicle's needs. Search by vehicle to see a...  Read More

Aftermarket Lighting 101

They're aftermarket bulbs. They light the road ahead of you. What's more to know? A lot, actually: • A headlight contains the bulb(s), reflector, lens and housing. Newer vehicles feature headlights with replaceable bulbs, however earlier vehicles have sealed-beam headlights where the filament, reflector and lens are combined in a single unit.• Replaceable...  Read More

PIAA Xtreme White Plus Headlight Bulbs and Super Silicone Wiper Blades Improve Visiblity

I have been using the PIAA Xtreme White Plus Headlight Bulbs and also Super Silicone Wiper Blades on my vehicle for some time now. I found it difficult to see at night, especially in rainy conditions. The PIAA Xtreme White Plus head light bulbs offered me clearer visibility over my OE headlights and the PIAA Super Silicone Aftermarket Wiper Blades kept my...  Read More