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Old 09-01-2005, 05:21 PM   #1
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I would like to know if anyone here with a 96-99 has had silverstars last more than a year in the high low beam placement.

IN FACT so that this thread might benefit us all, if you have silverstars, post what year your car is, wether it has DRL (or if you have disabled it) and what places you are using SS'* in and how long have they lasted.

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1993 SSEi (No DRL)
Silver Star low beams, 3 years old.

1995 SLE/SC (No DRL)
Silver Star low beams, 1 month old.

Keep in mind my theory that the hardware change in 1996 causes more vibration and damage to the lamps than the 92-95. However, your DRL idea may have some merit. Good topic.
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96 SSEi it had the dayrunners for about a year and i disabled them about 3 months ago and they all still running
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93 SLE
SilverStar lows- 3years
Silver Star H3- 7 months
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97 SSEi
Silverstar high and lows
Been in car 1-2 months
Formerly lived in 95 SSEi 3 months

DRL'* disabled
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what is the part number for a 93??? i went to walmart and they had about 20 to chose from. but they didnt have a book to tell me which ones to get???
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what is the part number for a 93??? i went to walmart and they had about 20 to chose from. but they didnt have a book to tell me which ones to get???
http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...RG-Results.htm

Low Beam - 9006ST
Hi Beam - 9005ST
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I burned out ANOTHER fog last night, a silverstar.....that'* the 6th one in under a year now.....screw these POS'.....Time for PIAA'*.
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I burned out ANOTHER fog last night, a silverstar.....that'* the 6th one in under a year now.....screw these POS'.....Time for PIAA'*.
Bill and Pat were saying they believe the structure on the headlights is better in the 95'* and it absorbs more shock.

We all know the fogs never changed...so how come you keep burning them out? My 95 still has the SS'* in the fogs and they are working great. Are you palming the bulbs and getting oil on them?
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We've debated this a thousand times, and stated our theories. Let'* use this topic to collect user data so we might be able to narrow it down. After all, that'* what the topic author intended.

This topic is straying from it'* original intent.
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