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Old 12-12-2007, 10:44 PM
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Spending more on light's than gas...

I've only had her for like 3 and a half months and have had to change the headlight bulbs twice in each headlight, is it possible that like, either the fuse box or the wiring for the lights is causing the bulbs to burn to hard or could it just be that Sylvania Silverstars are gay...
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Old 12-12-2007, 11:27 PM
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yep. the silverstars suck. go back to OEM. and make sure you dont touch the bulb with your hand. use a tissue or paper towel when you install it. besides OEM bulbs are way cheaper, and they last about 323483433 times longer. but if you really want long lasting bulbs with better brightness... GO RETROFITS.
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lol i don't touch them, I've gotten that warning many times so i take precautions. what do you mean by retrofits?
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dude ive had the silverstars since june when i got the car i think theyre great,
either wrong bulb or your wirings bad?
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Retrofits=projectors & HID kit=$600-800! I'd just try the OEMs again, plenty bright to see at night. I saved mine because I figured the SS would burn out eventually.
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haha, just noticed your title, too. It's better than spending more on lights than insurance! (retrofit..)
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It *could* be possible that you are getting "static" or moisture around the base of the plug. Is there a decent amount of dielectric grease on the bulb plugs & the harness plug itself? I always clean my bulbs with rubbing alcohol and wear latex gloves when changing bulbs. And the obvious but sometimes overlooked...Is there moisture in your housing? Is there any bare wiring exposed...trace it as far as you can see.

It has been said that turning your headlights on without the motor running is hard on lights as well. Save your receipt, I know Wally world will exchange "defective" Silverstars & PIAA will also....to a point. [personal experience on both] I put 9005-9006 Silverstars in my mom's Lumina and they worked for 3 years in a 4 seasons climate without incident...ditto with PIAA. But I have also had 3 pair of PIAA H3 actual 85w blow in 1 year....

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haha, just noticed your title, too. It's better than spending more on lights than insurance! (retrofit..)
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i do like lookin good... i got mad condensation going down in all my lights too so if that really does effect bulb life then that's a definate possibility.
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the oils from your body will heat up and boil and cause the bulb to blow up. That is if you touch the glass.
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one time i spit on my lava lamp light and it exploded...not a good idea lol
EWWWWWW why did you feel the need to spit on it?
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cuz i took the glass part off when my hair was wet and when a drop hit it it sizzled...and i couldnt get anymore water from my hair so i decided to spit on it ...i was like 13
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i wasnt holding the bulb...it was still on lol but i have the glass with the "lava" in it off
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man when i was little i poured a lego full of water on a light bulb watched it explode and watched the electricity arc.. that was scary ****.... the lava lamp like that?
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ah but if youve got alot of cendensation in there maybe its time for new housings anyways!

take a picture of them for us or something, im sure that would help us some!
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I think I have even Neck beat...Last time I was in NC, me and my ex were cooking dinner...and ran out of room on the stove, so I had the bright idea of putting the metal pot in the microwave...Best thing is, she didn't even think twice about agreeing with me that it should go in there...and we definitely caught the room on fire. I just told them the microwave went nuts and melted. Haha...didn't have to pay a cent.

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ok, i'll admit defeat to that one. you got me beat
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:06 PM
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I think I have even Neck beat...Last time I was in NC, me and my ex were cooking dinner...and ran out of room on the stove, so I had the bright idea of putting the metal pot in the microwave...Best thing is, she didn't even think twice about agreeing with me that it should go in there...and we definitely caught the room on fire. I just told them the microwave went nuts and melted. Haha...didn't have to pay a cent.

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okay, nicks, that was a "well it had paper on it, i didnt think it would go balistic!"
but yours is just pushing idioticness!

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a possible quick fix on your housing would be to remove it from the car, wash it out with a little dish soap and water, and air dry, then use latex or silicone sealant and seal the existing seals around the housing...also clean the 4 rubber grommets that seal the bulbs to the housing. you can also take a little rubber/vinyl cleaner conditioner like Meguairs #40 or Aerospace 303 and clean/condition the rubber seals so they stay flexible. Put it all back to together and hope that it works....

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