Recent Topics
2003 Dakota 4.7L - Strange Symptom
by tony1679
03/05/15 04:53 AM
Post your latest motorcycle speeding ticket
by yaris0128
03/05/15 04:13 AM
MOLY DTC ENGINE TREATMENT
by toyota62
03/05/15 03:55 AM
Sometimes I hate my Corrado
by hotwheels
03/05/15 01:00 AM
Replacing CV boot, eBay surprise
by asand1
03/05/15 12:40 AM
Best bang for the buck oil filter?
by Gerbils
03/04/15 10:05 PM
New Galaxy S6 is eliminating
by Ed_T
03/04/15 09:07 PM
**ButTwoGetOne** G.E. LED Bulbs..Target
by Warstud
03/04/15 08:58 PM
Oil filter wrenches
by jk_636
03/04/15 08:48 PM
Federal tires
by Camprunner
03/04/15 08:40 PM
Are twenty cylinders enough?
by joel96
03/04/15 08:05 PM
Should you tell a customer what's wrong or just ho
by motor_oil_madman
03/04/15 07:45 PM
Newest Members
mkanters, sjh888, tmfrahm, theblueox, 03Pathfinder
53038 Registered Users
Who's Online
39 registered (97f150, 1foxracing, bruno, Boomer, Adamo91, 5 invisible), 594 Guests and 237 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
53038 Members
66 Forums
227555 Topics
3630413 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#2621438 - 05/08/12 04:08 PM Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question
BobsArmory Offline


Registered: 03/28/10
Posts: 710
Loc: Home of the CTS-V
Trying to find a sivlerstar bulb to fit the back up light my truck. It has a 3047 bulb in it but I can't find a silverstar 3047 but I can find 3057 silverstars. They look identical, what's the difference??

If I can't get better lighting using this route, is there any other way to go about this?
_________________________
Keeping the forces of evil at bay.
2007 Cadillac STS
2009 Chevy Silverado

Top
#2621462 - 05/08/12 04:26 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: BobsArmory]
tommygunn Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 3012
Loc: usa
I think its the same, just brighter in specifications. So it should work fine really.

Top
#2621474 - 05/08/12 04:44 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: BobsArmory]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
3047:

12.8/14.0 Volt 1.60/0.48 Amp 20.5/6.72 Watt S8 Miniature Plastic Wedge Base, C-6/C-6 Filament Design. 1,500/5,000 Average Rated Hours, 2.07" Maximum Overall Length.



3057:

12.8/14.0 Volt 2.1/0.48 Amp 26.88/6.72 Watt S-8, Plastic Wedge Base, 32 MSCP C-6/C-6 Filament Design, 2.09" Maximum Overall Length, 1,200/5,000 Average Rated Hours.



The following are considered interchangeable:
3047, 3057, 3157, 3357, 3757, 4057, 4157, and P27/7W.
_________________________
2011.5 BMW M3 saloon ZCP
der stärkste buchstabe der welt
Castrol Edge Professional TWS 10w60 + Mahle OX 254D3

Top
#2621480 - 05/08/12 04:51 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: BobsArmory]
stro_cruiser Offline


Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 477
Loc: Coconut Creek, South Florida
_________________________
2000 Accord EX-L 4CYL/5MT 145k.
A 5W30 mix of Shell Conv 10W40/Shell Syn 5W20/Lubegard BioTech with NAPA Gold & Filtermag
Amsoil MTF

Top
#2621500 - 05/08/12 05:09 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: stro_cruiser]
BobsArmory Offline


Registered: 03/28/10
Posts: 710
Loc: Home of the CTS-V
I tried that but they gave me a bum part number, Thanks though!

_________________________
Keeping the forces of evil at bay.
2007 Cadillac STS
2009 Chevy Silverado

Top
#2621519 - 05/08/12 05:28 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: BobsArmory]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
3157 will give you a TON of choices. It's a very common European bulb.
_________________________
2011.5 BMW M3 saloon ZCP
der stärkste buchstabe der welt
Castrol Edge Professional TWS 10w60 + Mahle OX 254D3

Top
#2621533 - 05/08/12 05:39 PM Re: Sylvania 3047 vs. 3057 bulb question [Re: BobsArmory]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 25472
Loc: ME
danielsternlighting.com has good stuff in their tech info section.

Top