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Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 14:00:13 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*>
Subject: Re: Headlight problem

Dave Hinz wrote: > On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 10:44:27 -0400, Gemini Jackson <> wrote: > >>On 28 Apr 2005 14:24:43 GMT, Dave Hinz <> wrote: >> >> >>>On Thu, 28 Apr 2005 08:37:19 -0400, Gemini Jackson <> wrote: >>> >>>>Anyone know of a problem with the NG's having headlight issues? Every >>>>couple of months I have to replace mine. I have a 97 900se. >>> >>>Stop buying GE bulbs. >> >>Interesting. I'm not really sure what type I bought. I have the box >>in the trunk. So, is there a 'saab friendly' bulb that's proven to be >>more reliable? > > > It's just a guess, but I could never keep GE bulbs in my c900 for > any length of time. Particularly annoying/amusing since I worked > for GE (Medical) at the time. In lovely Waukesha, no doubt. > > For the record, you can't use GE lightbulbs in the scan room of a GE > MRI scanner either - it puts horizontal streaks in the images. Need > to use Philips bulbs (a maker of a competing MRI scanner). Had some > fun with that one too ;) > > For the record Dave? Nonsense. I still do work in MRI and it's not the brand of bulb that matters. It's what's driving the bulbs. You can't use AC lighting in a storng magnetic field because the filaments will vibrate at 60hz and fragment. GE bulbs are as good as any in a magnet room. -Fred W

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