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I am the proud owner of a 1988 - GMC - Sierra - 1500 - 4X4 -

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regular cab - 350 Engine. What...
I am the proud owner of a 1988 - GMC - Sierra - 1500 - 4X4 - regular cab - 350 Engine.
What type of head-lights or head-lights bulbs are available for this model?
Are they only "sealed beam" units?
Or is just the headlight bulb replacement or upgrade available?
I ask this question, because I wish to have more strong or powerful headlights, which would then give me greater visibility and range for night driving.
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GMC Mechanic: Dave Nova, GMC Technician replied 2 years ago
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Does your truck have single or dual headlights on each side?

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GMC Mechanic: Dave Nova, GMC Technician replied 2 years ago

There are custom headlights available that are brighter than the stock type sealed beams. These headlights utilize replaceable bulbs, so you can increase the brightness even further with bulb replacement. Click link below.

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