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Old 04-16-2004, 02:49 AM   #11
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Installed mine 2 weeks ago. No problem yet but I will let you'll know
if a problem happen.
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Old 04-16-2004, 03:36 AM   #12
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had mine since the beginning of the year... Zero problems and much whiter than stock...
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Update: Sylvania emailed me back today and have agreed to replace the bulb(*) - all I have to do is wait four to six weeks for delivery. I think I will try again because I really like the look of the bulb, I just don't want to be constantly replacing them.

Does anyone know if "Angel eyes" are available in Canada?
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Merlin got them... so yeah they have to be....
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Does the same early burn out problem occur with the SilverStar headlight lamps too? I have been thinking about replacing my headlights with SilverStars, but not if I have to do it again in a few months.
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Does the same early burn out problem occur with the SilverStar headlight lamps too? I have been thinking about replacing my headlights with SilverStars, but not if I have to do it again in a few months.
No SS headlights are great, there just seem to be a bad batch of 893'* for the foggers, they were just recently released. otherwise SilverStars are good.
I have SS in all, headlights, brights and H-3'* for the angle eyes, No problems with any of these since they were put in over 7 months ago. Bought the same for both of my parents cars too, and they're all still illuminating brightly.
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I used a Nokya replacement bulb in my 94 Bonneville with better than expected results. Bought a pair on eBay for $13.00.
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I ran across somthing interesting re the SilverStar 880 driving light bulbs. According to their web site, they're only rated for a 100 hour life. That seems pretty short for a "high-quality"(?) and high-price bulb. That also may explain the frequent DOA complaints.

http://www.sylvaniaautocatalog.com/*...%20ST,%20%20ST
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I've had the same problem. I installed the SilverStar 880'* in January, three weeks later the right side burned out. (coating at tip appears to have flaked off from overheat) The left side is still operational, I put the old original 880 in the right for the time being. I contacted AutoBarn for an RMA, they sent me an RMA #, I sent the bad bulb back for replacement. If I have another failure, I'll just trash the whole idea of using the 880 ST'* & look into the other alternatives.
Well, I received the new replacement SilverStar 880 in todays mail. Last night I noticed the left fog light is now burned out. I'm done with the SilverStar 880'*.
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My third 880 burned out last night after three weeks! I went to the dealer this morning and bought two OEM light bulbs which I will install tonight. I am also finished with SilverStar...
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