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Old 03-30-2007
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Excuse my ignorance. Who makes "silverstar" and where can you buy them?
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I have these in my 2001 for over two year now. They light up the road just fine.
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For anybody thinking of buying those lights off ebay, DON'T. I have them right now and they are sh!tty. Tomorrow I'll be going to autozone to get the Silverstars. Yes they give off a bluish light but the visibility when using the high beams is terrible. I also am running 9005's as fog lights and they make a huge difference over the stock 9145's.

For MemphisSenior: They're made by Sylvania.
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Thanks Mike
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I heard that the Silverstars aren't real good in inclement weather, i.e. rain. supposedly they give off a bad glare.

is this true? cuz i'd like to upgrade mine, but living in the Great Northwest we get more than our fair share of liquid sunshine!
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I've had Silverstars in my Headlights for almost 3 years now and I've had Silverstar foglights for about a year now and I wouldn't have anything else. I had the bluish APC bulbs for about 4 months and they looked cool but they only pissed off oncoming traffic and they were strictly tunnel vision. With good headlights I can see where my fenders are but those white lights straight up sucked for driving down driveways when I delivered pizza. And the thing about Silverstars giving off a glare is B.S. as well. Hell I drove through Hurricane Frances with no problem.
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Good deal, I'm gettin' a set!
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Silverstars...

i'm running these lights too...and i'm wondering. Do you guys see a difference in the lights the more you use them? Mine seemed to get brighter. Maybe it's just me.. lol
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When I went from some poopie ebay lights to HID's, it was a night & day difference. Those blue bulbs sucked majorly.

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i have had many diff kinds of bulbs and i have had those PIAA's up there. they were a very good upgrade from stock but cost 90-100 bucks normally around me. i now have HID and ill be damned if it isnt 198767868 times brighter than the PIAA's. i wont run anything other than HID on any vehicle i own from here on out. they were only 134 for my headlights, and then i did a group buy over on rps and i got my fogs for 113 shipped!!!! i cant see spending 90 bucks for those PIAA's anymore when i can spend a little more and get HID which is honestly at least 3 times brighter. i dont even need to EVER use my hi beams, which with the kit i have also comes with hi's. also, over 2+ years of having those PIAA's they slightly started to melt my wiring harness and towards the end of me having them in there i would occasionally only get the drivers light to turn on, so i would have to turn them off/on again and they would both come on. just something to think about when you put a bulb that is twice the wattage in there.
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i know its an old thread but do the silver stars have a blue tint to them?
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I have had the silverstars since buying the truck a few years ago (01 Edge Super 2X4). One set, I usually drive with lights on all the time (yes even daytime) for visibility. I haven't had to replace one yet (crosses fingers). On my fog lights, I use regular high beam clear bulbs (but have to wiggle/jiggle to get em in). No leakage in either fog light housing, which is good! Have not dremmel-ed anything because I want the seal intact to keep moisture out.
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Those are more for looks, if your looking for bright, get HID's, those headlights look cool though, i had many sets of them
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i know its an old thread but do the silver stars have a blue tint to them?
no but they do have a yellow tint to them. i can tell u one thing there not white by any means. i saw bearly any diffrence in them compared to stock accept they blew out faster then i could put them in. the $ i wasted on silverstars i could have bought a HID kin in the first place.

if u want a blue tint just get HID's u can get them for 99$+shipping and they are also good in bad conditions unlike the blue tinted bulbs. get 6000K for white, 8000K for iceburg blue(what i got), 10000K for brilliant blue, and 12000k for purple and whats what ^^ Dangerranger99 has.

up to u to pic what u really want
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