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Old 12-11-2006
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The hard part installing SilverStars

Installed my SilverStar SU bulbs today. The really hard part was getting them out of that damn bubble pack. I hate that stuff!
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bright little light i got the siliverstar ultra's
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I forget the name, but did you ever use the pre-Ultra's? I was wondering how the Ultras compare to them.
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i had silver stars, tho they burn out too fast in my opion, for $40 a set to have them burn out in 3-6 months aint worth it, i have been running xtravision bulbs for over a year now with out any probs, their equally as bright, just dont have that 'blue' tinge to them.
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i had no problem
but mine are the celled bulbs
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I've had the same Silverstars 9007's in my headlights for over 2 years now, but the 9005's for the fogs don't last. I'm usually replacing 1 every 6 months.....and they tend to go around a few weeks apart from one another.
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mine lasted 2 years and I just had one burn out
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i had silver stars, tho they burn out too fast in my opion, for $40 a set to have them burn out in 3-6 months aint worth it, i have been running xtravision bulbs for over a year now with out any probs, their equally as bright, just dont have that 'blue' tinge to them.
I ran them in my f150 for a year and a half and they lasted great and far as i know they still work great i sould the truck a few weeks ago.
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I forget the name, but did you ever use the pre-Ultra's? I was wondering how the Ultras compare to them.
No I never used the ST. Sylvania claims the SU are brighter. I wonder if that also means they have a shorter life.
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I have the ULTRA's and compared to my stock lights they are a HELL of alot brighter...
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i useto run silverstars till i bought them 5 times and thought i could of bought a kool hid kit with that so i did and no problems :)
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Cant wait to get my Ultras - should be getting them for christmas
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i work at Autozone, and one person i work w/ says the Xtra visions are just as bright.. but do they have any kind of yellowish tint?

and i have had my Silver Stars for i want to say 8 months? they are still fine..

ill probably get a set of ultras after these, and then a set of xtra visions..
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I bought silverstars the first week I had the truck. That was week of April 7, 2005. Still running the same set. About a month later I also found out Sylvania made silverstars for the 9145 fogs. I popped a set in that day. I recently had the driver's side fog burn out back in Oct. I'm waiting for the ultras to be available in the fogs before I purchase the ultras for my headlights.
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I got the Sylvania Ultras and Im am much happier with them then the blue tinted BS ones I use to have.
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I want the blue tint and the nice visibility of SilverStars.... HIDs?
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I got the Sylvania Ultras and Im am much happier with them then the blue tinted BS ones I use to have.
Exactly what I'm hoping for I think about those Ultras every time I drive at night now... "want those Ultras.... need those Silverstars... can't wait till Xmas" haha
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