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Old 11-27-2004, 08:37 PM   #11
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If a bulb is run under it'* rating (like DRL @ lower power) it'll last nearly forever. The boss this summer (he was an electrician, i was his apprentice) told me how his 20 feet high bulbs were always on a dimmer because then he never has to replace them.
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I haven't gotten Silverstars yet. Are they that much better than the stockers?
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A TON better than stock, especially at night.

Ok, humor aside, in rainy and snowy weather, the difference is remarkable.
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I didn't have ANY luck with the 880ST Silverstar lights I put in my 1994 SLE. They lasted me all of 2 weeks -1st on bit the dust after like 7 days, and the other one was right on the first one'* heels.

As for the 9006'* I give them a so far. I have them in my 1998 SSE and my parents have them in their 1993 Park Avenue Ultra. Surprisingly they seem whiter in the 1993 with the rough lenses than in my clear lenses on my 1998.

My mom, who wouldn't hardly notice if I put a full 3" exhaust on her car noticed these the first time she drove with them on. My sister was with her and my mom stated that for some reason everything was easier to see.

I'd suggest for the best bang for the buck, get Silverstar'* for the low beams, Cool Blue'* for the high beams, and get some Pilot H3 Driving Light assemblies to replace the fogs -should be able to do all these for under $100 and well worth every penny.
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im mostly looking for improved rain sight i had cool blue in the buick and they helped a lil bit in rain but are the silverstars that much better? how and why?
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you will find that a silverstar will be better in your SLE than yor buick bacause the lens is different. The silverstar should appear much whiter in apperance in the SLE. I perfer the newer style headlight over the older 92-95 and in your case the buick
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i thought the lens on the buick was designed to inprove lighting. but the bonneville lights are clearer then the buicks but my lows arent as good as the buicks maybe they need to be arealined?
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well the SLE might be aimed differently than the biuck. I would say get the SS in your low beams and then go out and drive the car and adjust the lights and then drive the car again, and then repeat the process untill your happy with what you can see
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i just might have to go and buy some after x-mas cuz i put that on my list. but i just might have to buy the low beams a lil bit sooner.
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dammit! I just had my FOURTH silverstar headilght burn out in the past month. I went out last night just as I was pulling into my driveway. Nothing I love more than spending $80 in just a month in headlights..
First was the driver'* side passenger. Then driver'* high beam. Then the passenger low beam, and now the passenger side high beam.
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