Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-07-2005, 12:28 PM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 52
PIAA bulbs anyone?

I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with PIAA bulbs? I heard that the cheaper bulbs burn out quickly, and that the PIAA's were suppose to be of higher quality. Any info or personal experiences on any aftermarket bulbs would be very appreciated!!! Thanks!

D.L. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2005, 05:12 PM   #2
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Chino Hills
Posts: 25
I like the Sylvania Silverstars. I've had it in my boxster and hummer for a year and a half with no problems.
joeker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2005, 09:27 AM   #3
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Southern Cali
Posts: 494
Before I bought the Litronics I used the Silverstars, didn't notice too much of a difference, then went with a REVO light which shines at 5300K (HID) they looked like HID"s and was very happy with them, however they got too hot and started to melt the housing thus leaving a brown/yellow stain in the light case.

I then upgraded to Litronics.

I would stay safe and stick with the SilverStars, then upgrade to the Litronics when your ready.

PIAA's $80
REVO: $80
Silver Star: $40 at Pep Boys
KRZTACO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2005, 11:48 AM   #4
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Chester, England
Posts: 87
USed PIAAs in the past - Extreme White or Platinum white are good bulbs

Not tried the Silverstarst so cannot comment on how the PIAA compare to them, but the light quality is much better than stock (and they look better too)

UKBXSTR is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page