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Old 04-17-2006, 10:19 PM   #1
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Do you guys recomend sylvania silverstar headlight bulbs over the stock ones?
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Hey Merrill lots of guys like the silver stars. Try and post your questions at the time in 1 thread or your gonna fill the page up LOL
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Do you guys recomend sylvania silverstar headlight bulbs over the stock ones?
SilverStars seem to have a short lifespan on these cars, especially the 880'*. I would not recommend the SilverStars, there are other alternatives.
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Do you guys recomend sylvania silverstar headlight bulbs over the stock ones?
SilverStars seem to have a short lifespan on these cars, especially the 880'*. I would not recommend the SilverStars, there are other alternatives.
The 880'* really take a beating. J know!!!!!!!!
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I used Silverstars and was not impressed with the light output. It just was not the difference I was expecting but thats just me.
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They have a shorter life (the 880s have an EXTREMELY short life) and they aren't that much brighter. For the $ I don't think its worth it. I wish I wouldn't have wasted the money on mine.
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And then there are a few members that have run SilverStar headlamps for over 3 years with no problems, and love the light output. I'm one of them.

I've never run the 880'*, because I run 100W H3'* in my fogs.
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And then there are a few members that have run SilverStar headlamps for over 3 years with no problems, and love the light output. I'm one of them.
i am also one of the members who has the SS for 3+ years

I would honestly upgrade the fogs before i put in a Set of 880'* (its cheaper in the long run)
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I don't know of too many people that have had problems with the headlamps either but the fogs are the big problem. A sylvania rep personally told me the 880'* are rated for a life of 100 hours, thats 4 days guys...

As for the headlights I've seen them go 4+ years before on cars but most of those are cars that don't get a lot of miles put on them especially during times when the headlights would be used. But stock bulbs still last a lot longer.
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