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Old 04-20-2004, 12:25 AM   #1
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Is the correct SilverStar replacement foglight the 880 or 893? I think the 893 is a higher-wattage bulb (38W vs. 27W), so I guess it will burn a little hotter....which might explain some of the early DOA problems people seem to be having.
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I believe it'* the 880. But, to check for sure, there are links to the owner'* manuals in Tech Info. Should be listed in that
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Maybe a better question would be if the 27W 880 is the right bulb (which i think it is), what happens if you install the 38W 893? Would the extra heat cause a problem?
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You can always go with the hotter one. I noticed no melting with it, but eventually replaced my lights with the Navigaotors (55W H3 bulb in them). If the stockers melt, you have your excuse to upgrade

Gotta walmart? Navigators are cheap, and vastly superior to stock fogs.
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SilverStar 880 = 27w
Sylvania conventional 880 =27w
893, not sure of the wattage rating, might be 38w
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and H3 are 55 w right? I mean, mine are Hella Bright.
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Ih ave 885 55w bulbs, they are bright (street glow)
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Your 55W lamps are mounted in the original foglamps, and they work OK? I haven't heard that option mentioned.
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i have the 885 Sylvania 50w bulb in the stock location and they have been fine for a couple of months now
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I purchased Hella/optilux driving lights. They're @ www.grandprixstore.com for $56 or so.

Cheaper then Navigators + new Bulbs, you get angel eye lights, and brightest, solution available
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