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Old 08-10-2005, 08:30 AM   #11
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I have silverstars in my highs and am not impressed. I have switched back and forth and have even run stock on one side and ss on the other and don't see a $40 difference in light output. There'* more difference in light output between my old faded LENS and my new lens, as pictured here.
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My SS have been burning since April and so far love them. I have put them into the 97 for a month now and plan on disproving the vibration dampening design theory.

They are going to last forever
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They burnt out on my bro'* GA after a short time. The light output is great on those things, but on some cars they are just a risk.
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what i really want to know is what kind of varmit are ya trappin'? that is a pretty fair size trap in your driveway.
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I had silverstar'* on my '94 intrepid. They really helped out that car as the headlight beam design was... well, there was no design to it. It just plain sucked! So there, the SS helped out greatly. Now on my b'ville, I don't even feel that they are necessary. The headlights on my bonnie are great as they are. Why spend the extra money for an already great headlight design? It may result in a stronger beam, but one thing that I never did like is the amount of glare in the winter when I had my intrepid. All other times, they were great. In the winter on snow covered roads, not so great.
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Jason, I don't know what kind of snow glare you're getting with SS'*, but it'* less with them on my car. Far less. The light project visibly further with them, too.

I don't like the SS'* in the highs, for some reason they don't work as well in that application. I use Cool Blues in the high beams of both cars, and the hi-beam override for the fogs helps alot too. Especially with 100W H3'* in the 93. The 95 will get them when the 55'* burn out.

Xac, that'* for Coons. But I caught another cat last night. :( Did get a coon on Friday morning which is why the trap is out front. I let that one go in the boonies. I won't exterminate a baby animal of any type.
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I believe the SS are the best in our cars, unless your like smellbird and do a full HID conversion
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A bluer-whiter light will make more glare on white surfaces, that'* how it works.

I ran around with an SS, and my bulbs in each side. Visibility was the same on each side. If my lights do blow, then i'm throwing in XtraVision. Less then 1/2 the price, and more light output, with less failure.
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i put SS'* in my mercedes in april, i was drive last night and one burned out. i've put less that 6k miles on it since i got them.. this sucks.
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A bluer-whiter light will make more glare on white surfaces, that'* how it works.

I ran around with an SS, and my bulbs in each side. Visibility was the same on each side. If my lights do blow, then i'm throwing in XtraVision. Less then 1/2 the price, and more light output, with less failure.
This is somewhat true in pure wavelengths of light, but not always. The SS'* have more light output than OEM lamps by 30%, which more than makes up the difference. I've never noticed ANY glare on snow over what the OEM lamps produced, and I have much better visibility in wet conditions.
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