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Old 07-21-2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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SilverVision w5w Bulbs available in Japan

Just did a google search and found that the Philips Silvervisions sidemarker bulbs are available in Japan as well as Indonesia (previously stated) They also look different than the bulbs shown in the previous post in that they only had a silver coating on the top. Any fanatics in Japan? Please hook us up.
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Old 07-21-2004, 02:11 PM   #2
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I got a set of those off ebay for $18 shipped. They look good! Try checking ebay...every now and then you can find an auction for these.

It would be cool if some fanatic in Japan or someone travelling there could buy a bunch of these and hook everyone else up!
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Old 07-21-2004, 03:03 PM   #3
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If I would have known before, I was stationed in Tokyo with the Navy for four straight years....either way, I am gonna try talking to some friends to see if they would send me some of these....they should have them at autobacs (autozone for japanese) www.autobacs.co.jp I'll let you know how it goes...

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I got a set of those off ebay for $18 shipped. They look good! Try checking ebay...every now and then you can find an auction for these.

It would be cool if some fanatic in Japan or someone travelling there could buy a bunch of these and hook everyone else up!
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:17 PM   #4
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wow, i need some of them! the other ones ive seen with the silver tip still have alot of orange. these would be perfect!
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:21 PM   #5
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you can see those through the reflector. In fact, they are probably trhe OEM ones found in Euro X3's, as the OEM X3 silver bulbs are Philips too...

These work perfect and are $10:
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:25 PM   #6
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I'm missing something here. Why do we want these bulbs?
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:36 PM   #7
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because you have clears and dont want the orange bulb to show through the clears
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:45 PM   #8
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Aren't the Solaris bulbs sold at Bimmian completely silver? No yellow at all?
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Old 08-07-2006, 08:56 PM   #9
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because you have clears and dont want the orange bulb to show through the clears
I can't even count how many times i've posted this link on this site. Maybe i should start my own business selling these lights.
http://autolumination.com/194.htm
scroll down almost to the bottom.
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Old 08-08-2006, 03:44 AM   #10
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hey man, thanks for the reply.

about those two links you've posted.. they show the bulbs to have a chrome finish.. which is what im looking for.

however, if you look the bimmian site, it falsely advertises their solaris bulbs with a chrome finish but they're really just spray painted in silver.

any ideas if the vendors you've posted links to actually sell chrome bulbs as shown in the pics?!

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Old 08-08-2006, 05:31 AM   #11
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hey man, thanks for the reply.

about those two links you've posted.. they show the bulbs to have a chrome finish.. which is what im looking for.

however, if you look the bimmian site, it falsely advertises their solaris bulbs with a chrome finish but they're really just spray painted in silver.

any ideas if the vendors you've posted links to actually sell chrome bulbs as shown in the pics?!

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The Bimmian bulbs are chrome. The ebay ones are chrome. I've bought both.
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hey man, thanks for the reply.

about those two links you've posted.. they show the bulbs to have a chrome finish.. which is what im looking for.

however, if you look the bimmian site, it falsely advertises their solaris bulbs with a chrome finish but they're really just spray painted in silver.

any ideas if the vendors you've posted links to actually sell chrome bulbs as shown in the pics?!

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The cheap ones from the site i put of his real. Good quality. I've bought lots from them for different cars.
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I use crystal clear ones, better than chrome, nothing to reflect lol. BMW Dealership. Light up light amber FTW.

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I need a new brakelight period. Mines out. I figure I might as well get one that's not going to egg yolk on me anyway. Where can i get a cheap clear or silver one that lights up amber, and get it quickly?
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I need a new brakelight period. Mines out. I figure I might as well get one that's not going to egg yolk on me anyway. Where can i get a cheap clear or silver one that lights up amber, and get it quickly?

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Sweet, BMW stealerships have bulbs that are completely clear, but blink amber? I would like to know the part number for these bulbs (front, side marker, rear) so that I may order some pairs. Thanks.
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Sweet, BMW stealerships have bulbs that are completely clear, but blink amber? I would like to know the part number for these bulbs (front, side marker, rear) so that I may order some pairs. Thanks.

No, the dealer ones are chrome and glow amber. They just have them for the front + rears.

Part # and pics here:

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I need a new brakelight period. Mines out. I figure I might as well get one that's not going to egg yolk on me anyway. Where can i get a cheap clear or silver one that lights up amber, and get it quickly?
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I can't even count how many times i've posted this link on this site. Maybe i should start my own business selling these lights.
http://autolumination.com/194.htm
scroll down almost to the bottom.
I bought mine from these guys also, great lights. and for a couple of dollars you cant go wrong. great illumination and everything.
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