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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-12-2009, 11:55 PM Thread Starter
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New Silver Star bulb installed

Just put it in today, wanted to do this for a while. Checked it out tonight and I like it. Really is much brighter.
I originally wanted to check my tach bulbs (right side out) and had everything apart, ended up the bulb wasn't in properly.

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The silverstar is a great, bright bulb. I'm sure you can see a difference! They are worth the money.

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what are the numbers for the silverstar bulb, ive been planning this myself. just havent gotten around to it. besides i dont do that mush night riding enyway.





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Sylvania H4ST 3 BP 6 Silver Star High Performance Halogen Headlight Bulb is the one I use.

http://www.amazon.com/Sylvania-H4ST-...RQ28S5NW5THM2P

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Does anyone know if the halogen bulb uses less current than the OEM? Since we are looking for less current consuming devices because of the achillies heel charging system, I wonder if this bulb helps or hurts.

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You have to go by the wattage on the bulb. The original bulb is also a halogen bulb. Original bulbs are ussually 60/55.

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Silverstar now has an ultra that supposedly puts out 15% more light than the original silverstar. I just bought a pair on ebay. Look up silverstar ultra and it will link you to the sylvania web site.

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I installed SilverStars last year and am very happy with the results. However, I would suggest that you buy them in the double pack, because they do not last as long as regular halogen bulbs. Luckily SilverStar runs a mail in rebate program just about every year, but only on the double pack (google silverstar rebate). The other bulb that is pretty good is PIAA which puts out more light than the SilverStar, but also cost more (even on eBay).


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Anyone run the Silverstar MC bulb? They cost more but are designed to take the vibes.

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Anyone run the Silverstar MC bulb? They cost more but are designed to take the vibes.

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I believe the one I use and linked to above is the MC one.

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