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Old 01-20-2007, 01:37 PM   #1
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I must say I am impressed with the performance of the Silverstar bulbs. When I bought my Sonoma it had blue headlight bulbs in it, and extremely dark window tint (35% over the whole windshield, and two layers of 5% on all other windows. Together it made me not like to drive the truck at night, because the headlights are so dim.

Not being a person that fixes something before it breaks, I just dealt with the headlights. Well earlier this week one burned out, so I purchased Silverstars. WHAT A DIFFERENCE!! The Silverstar low beams are even brighter, and project further than my bright lights (which are still blue bulbs). Too bad they are so damn expensive, otherwise every one of my cars would be equipped by now.
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I'll echo your sentiments. I've been running SS'* on my 93 for over 4 years now. I put them in my 95 a couple years ago, too. No problems, and increased visibility in all conditions.
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SS are not good in Rain! . ( . )

If you get other NON blueish bulbs that are high quality they will be better in the rain and still be allot brighter then stock ones in all other conditions
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I'm done with silverstars forever. I've NEVER had one last more than a year on either my Aurora, or Riviera. I"ve had some burn out as quickly as six months after purchase. After giving more than $140 on bulbs over the years to Sylvania, I'm putting the foot down.
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92-95'* seem to favor them. For some reason the newer cars don't. Mine are over 4 years old now, original set.

As for rain, I have no issues at all, but I'm running a little different foglight setup than most people here.
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SS are not good in Rain! . ( . )

If you get other NON blueish bulbs that are high quality they will be better in the rain and still be allot brighter then stock ones in all other conditions
Ditto. They are great most of the time, but in the rain I can't see ****!
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92-95'* seem to favor them. For some reason the newer cars don't. Mine are over 4 years old now, original set.
I've noticed that too. Our 95 SSE had lower-than-normal voltage to the headlight harness. Even when everything else in the car was up to regular voltage, the headlamps were only receiving something like 12 volts. They were dimmer than normal it seemed like. Test your voltage sometime and amperage. I'd be curious to see what you get.
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Dan, I'm with you man. Never lasted more then 6 months on my Aurora. They did however do well on my SE.
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I've got just a little over 2 years on the headlights but the fogs are a different story
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