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Old 10-22-2008, 11:07 AM   #1
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What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

What's the difference? Will the interchange?
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:23 AM   #2
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

Yes they will...
Old 10-22-2008, 11:41 AM   #3
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ok thanks
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

One is brighter I think. 3000k to 3500k
Old 10-23-2008, 12:17 PM   #5
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

#3457 MINIATURE BULB PLASTIC WEDGE BASE - 12.8/14.0 Volt 2.2/0.59 Amp S8 Plastic Wedge Base. 30 MSCP, C-6 Filament Design. 400/5,000 Average Rated Hours 2.09" Maximum Overall Length.


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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

Quote: Originally Posted by The Blown Blazer
One is brighter I think. 3000k to 3500k
Are you talking about HIDs?
Old 10-23-2008, 12:33 PM   #7
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

No, thats how color is measured.
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgesBlazah
No, thats how color is measured.
yeah all light bulbs have a color temperature
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

Ah my B i thought that only was for HIDS
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

I assume thats the tail light, right? I swear I saw one that said 3000k and 3500k, both with the same base.

If its not the tail light then epic fail for me.
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Re: What's the difference between a 3157 and 3457 bulb?

Ok so here's the deal. My wifes car calls for a 3457 and I got her a chrome/super white one, well she wants a chrome/amber one. So I'm going to use the 3457 for my Blazers turn signal. The 3457 I have isn't really all that bright, but that may just be from the chrome.

So since they're interchangeable which one is brighter?

Which one should I go with?
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