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  1. Osram Rally 65W vs. Sylvania ZXE Headlight Bulbs

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Looking to replace my stock halogens with something a little better. I saw the Osrams on a number of VW forums but also saw the ZXE s while I was in AutoZone today. Anyone used either or both and have how were they for you compared to your stock bulbs. Thanks!
  2. Sylvania Silverstars Ultra or Reg

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a 2005 Passat TDI and I want to put in Silverstars. Should I put Ultras in both High and Low Beam, or Ultras in the Low and Regs in the High or Regs in the Low and Ultras in the High??? Discisions, Discisions!! Let me know what you think. I am leaning towards Ultras in both.
  3. Sylvania Bluestars?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone replaced the factory headlights with Sylvania Bluestars? How was the brightness? Anything else you can share would be helpful.
  4. Osram Sylvania- stands behind products

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    One of my 4 month old silverstars just burned out. Pissed me off that a $20 bulb would go so quickly. Called them up and they are sending me not one, but two new ones. I do have to send in the old one for "analysis".
  5. Evan Fitzpatrick - Sylvania, OH

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    2002 Blue Anthracite V6 GLX 4MOTION The day I got the Passat (9/20/2005): The Mods: Debadged Trunk (11/05) Couldn't Resist... Back View with Stubby Antenna (10/05) Badgeless Chrome Grille (11/05) Painted Engine Covers (10/05) Painted Engine Covers (again) AFRO trunk badge from my...
  6. FS: Sylvania Silverstar H7ST low beam bulbs

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    Closed/sold ***Sold***
  7. best price for Sylvania SilverStar H7's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just went to Sylvania Osram's website and they had them for $45/pair. I thought I've seen them as low as $30/pair. ... any suggestions? or, group buys?
  8. Sylvania vs. Osram Silverstars

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone know the answer to this? Do the Osram (Euro) Silverstars last longer than the Sylvania (US Spec) Silverstars? I ask because I lost my entire drivers side (Headlight and foglight) this morning. Both were Sylvania Silverstars. They don't seem to last all that long, but are brighter...
  9. Sylvania Silverstar Bulbs for B5 2 sets

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    I have 2 sets of Sylvania Silverstar Headlamps for the B5 Passat. Each set includes 2 new Silverstar H7 and 2 Silverstar 9003. These Bulbs retail for $19.99 EACH! Get a set of 4 for $40 shipped. 2 Sets Available. Christopher.
  10. Update: Comparison Photo - Sylvania Silverstars vs. stock

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    (edited) My other headlight is still stock so I can very easily compare them side by side. See the pic at the bottom of this page. Are the Osram Silverstars from Europe really that much different from the Sylvanias I got from Advance Auto?
  11. FS: H7 Sylvania Silverstar 2 weeks old SOLD

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    Selling these cause I got a set of something different. I used this in my car for 2 weeks. Asking: $25 OBO shipped
  12. FS: Sylvania Silverstars 9003/H4 (B5 High Beam)

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    These are one pair Sylvania Silverstar 9003/H4, new in sealed pkg, made in Germany. They replace the hi-beam bulb on 1998-2001 B5s. I unintentionally mailordered 2 pairs rather than 2 bulbs, so I'm selling these. $35 shipped to lower 48.
  13. Sylvania Silverstars

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Does anyone have a picture of what their Silverstars look like lit up at night? I just received a pair of them today from a guy on Ebay and they don't look very "white" to me. They have that yellow light like OEM bulbs. Did I get ripped off. Are they supposed to be "white"? I had a set of...
  14. Sylvania Silverstars Fog Blown fuse

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    My Sylvania Silverstars H3 fog bulbs blew the 15 Amp fuse today. Wondering if anyone else has had this problem? I never had a problem with any of my other cars doing this. I took out the blown 15 Amp and put in a 20 amp fuse. So far so good and I will see how this works out. These are my...
  15. Sylvania Cool blues?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just replaced my bulbs with the Sylvania cool blues.... Not really impressed with the change. They are suppose to be bright white. I really only see that change with the high beams on... and it s still not that impressive. Im wondering if its the housing being 5 years old and all? Input would...
  16. anyone use Sylvania cool blue h7 low beam bulb

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Has anyone used the Sylvania cool blue h7 low beam replacement bulb and were you happy with it. I'm looking for something a little whiter than stock.
  17. Sylvania Silverstar or Philip Vision Plus?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello. Looking for a source of cheap HID bulbs.... So far, most people recommanded Sylvania Silverstar or Philip Vision Plus..... which one is better? Is there another one you guys could recommand? Also, where can I buy those? Thanks 1999Passat B5 1.8tip
  18. Sylvania Silverstars?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ok I'm a poor college student so i can't afford the HID like i really want. so im thinking of investing in some different light bulbs. I've seen ads for the Silverstars by Sylvania, and i was wondering if anyone has used them and if they are any good? Also how much should i expect to pay for...
  19. Put in the Sylvania SliverStars today....very nice hedlight

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Put in the Sylvania SliverStars today....very nice hedlight bulbs... I put in the Sliver Stars today and they are really awesome....the part number for the B5's are 9003 S/T. There is a rebate for them, $10 off a pair. If you buy them at a parts store make sure you ask for a rebate coupon...