Recent Topics
2GR-FE Water Pump Noise
by The Critic
05/03/16 03:36 AM
Castrol & Shell oil sale in Oz
by SR5
05/03/16 02:45 AM
UOA Mobil Delvac MX 15w40?
by nyumski
05/03/16 02:13 AM
2015 Silverado - Put some chrome
by Realtech214
05/02/16 10:22 PM
Ticks!
by spasm3
05/02/16 09:54 PM
shop didn't replace clamps on steering rack
by motor_oil_madman
05/02/16 09:46 PM
First SSD on Xubuntu 16.04
by Eric Smith
05/02/16 09:20 PM
Purolator Boss PBL25277
by Quattro Pete
05/02/16 09:11 PM
Pan w/ drain plug for 62TE
by JTK
05/02/16 09:04 PM
2007 Explorer 4.0 upper and lower intake gaskets.
by ls1mike
05/02/16 08:55 PM
Cars... where they belong: On the road!!!
by Spillips
05/02/16 08:29 PM
I got 'spoofed' !
by Geauxtiger
05/02/16 07:57 PM
Newest Members
myfarmertan, coachvonyo, ionix, Amtecol, DRAX392
57779 Registered Users
Who's Online
21 registered (Duke, Char Baby, DemoFly, asand1, cobra7279, Dykkerdahl, 1 invisible), 517 Guests and 335 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57779 Members
66 Forums
248391 Topics
4061753 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: 926
Loc: Michigan
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: 3061
Loc: usa
I think its the same, just brighter in specifications. So it should work fine really.
_________________________
i am a [censored] who hides behind bugmenot.
i also like applying negative pressure to a certain male appendage.

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


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12950
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 BMW M3 sedan ZCP

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: 630
Loc: South Florida
_________________________
2000 Accord EX 4CYL/5MT




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: 926
Loc: Michigan
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: 12950
Loc: Chicago, IL
3157 will give you a TON of choices. It's a very common European bulb.
_________________________
2011 BMW M3 sedan ZCP

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


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 29063
Loc: ME
danielsternlighting.com has good stuff in their tech info section.

Top