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      07-31-2012, 10:10 AM   #1
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Lux lci halogen angel eyes+ white halogen bulbs, which one?

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I Have just ordered oem lci halogen headlights + lux lci halogen angel eyes (6500k white).
Now im wondering which halogen bulbs I should buy for low/high beam so they would match up with my angel eyes..

I want pure white colour no bluish if its possible.

Nokya Stage 2 Cosmic White H7
Nokya Stage 2 Arctic White H7
PIAA Extreme White
What do you suggest? any other options?
Any shop in Eu where I could buy these cheap?
All experiences and opinions are welcome
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      07-31-2012, 10:24 AM   #2
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      07-31-2012, 10:25 AM   #3
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      01-28-2013, 02:29 PM   #4
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So, what bulb did you end up going with? I'm in the same boat... just upgraded to LUX E90 LCI Halogen angel eyes (6500K) and now my stock H7 headlight bulbs look yellowish.

Want something that more closely matches but without a blue hue.
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Hey I'm with you guys, lol! I'm thinking of the nokya cosmic bulbs. Just emailed highperformancebulbs.com to see if I need do something for the wire harness since the wattage is more
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Let me know what you find out about the Nokya bulbs.
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Someone on another forum recommended the HIPRO POWER 5900K bulbs ($15 on eBay). I might have to try these since they're cheap and if they don't work then I'll just reinstall the stock bulbs.
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Someone on another forum recommended the HIPRO POWER 5900K bulbs ($15 on eBay). I might have to try these since they're cheap and if they don't work then I'll just reinstall the stock bulbs.
Aren't those bulbs a 100w ? I almost bought them but got worried they would mess with the wire harness
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Yes, they are 100W bulbs. But the guy on the other forum said he has used those bulbs for over 6 months with no issues. I just bought a set on eBay for $12.95 (free shipping)... I'll post some comparison photos when I get them. I'm concerned about the 100W rating too, so not sure if I'll keep them installed.
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What's funny is I looked at the MTEC 2X Super White H7 bulbs and they claim to "consume" 55W yet produce 100W of light output. Their page even says no extra heat issues, etc.

So I bit the bullet and bought some MTEC bulbs too. I'm a photographer, so I'll post some comparison shots (HIPRO vs stock and MTEC vs stock) after everything arrives. I should have everything by next week.
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Here's my e-mail exchange with HIPRO POWER. I don't think I'm going to use their bulbs afterall.

Dear buyer,
Thanks for your message. Normally it will not burn your stock housing.
However we do suggest you purchase wire harness to be 100% protect your stock housing form burning because even your stock bulb still has chance to burn your housing too. Thanks.

> I'm interested in your H7 5900K 100W HID bulbs. My BMW uses 55W bulbs
> and I'm afraid the 100W bulbs will draw too much power and potentially
> damage the wiring harness and/or overheat the plastic lens assembly.
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Just go with gpthunder ones. The mtec ones dont match my lux angel eyes
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Just go with gpthunder ones. The mtec ones dont match my lux angel eyes
So you have the LUX Angel Eyes? Which GP Thunder bulb are you running? I assume it's a good match? Not too blue? Thanks!
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So you have the LUX Angel Eyes? Which GP Thunder bulb are you running? I assume it's a good match? Not too blue? Thanks!
I'm also in the same boat - LCI halogen headlights, Lux angel eyes, now I need headlight and fog light bulbs to match the Lux.

How about fog light recommendations?
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Ok, to make things even more confusing, I contacted e92-lighting to see if they had a recommendation. Here's Derrick's reply:

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Hi,

for the E90 LCI with halogen headlights, these are the perfect matching low beam and high beam bulbs with the lux halogen angel eyes.

low beam H7

http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...ITE-38-16.html


high beam H7

http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...ITE-38-16.html

so you can get two pairs.

please let me know

Best Regards
Those GP Thunder bulbs are only $16, so I'll probably buy a set of those too... that way I can compare all three and pick the best match.
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Ok, to make things even more confusing, I contacted e92-lighting to see if they had a recommendation. Here's Derrick's reply:



Those GP Thunder bulbs are only $16, so I'll probably buy a set of those too... that way I can compare all three and pick the best match.
Those bulbs are fairly cheap... wonder if they last a while.

These should work for the fogs: http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...WHIT-46-0.html

They're also the 7500k, just H11 instead of H7.
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question? would this damage anything? or is it to hot? http://www.highperformancebulbs.com/nost2cowhh7t.html
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I would stay away from anything that draws more than the stock 55 watts.
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My recommendation would be a MTEC 4350K bulb. Once you start getting cooler than that the light output decrease significantly. No halogen bulb will match exactly but the 4350 or 4500k would be a much better look then stock.
Also do not go higher wattage because that could cause serious problems
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Have Lux LCI halogen angel eyes and using Phillips Diamond Vision 5000K H7 bulbs and they look great. The Phillips bulbs are available on ebay for $4o.oo
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Have Lux LCI halogen angel eyes and using Phillips Diamond Vision 5000K H7 bulbs and they look great. The Phillips bulbs are available on ebay for $4o.oo
Pictures?
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What's funny is I looked at the MTEC 2X Super White H7 bulbs and they claim to "consume" 55W yet produce 100W of light output. Their page even says no extra heat issues, etc.

So I bit the bullet and bought some MTEC bulbs too. I'm a photographer, so I'll post some comparison shots (HIPRO vs stock and MTEC vs stock) after everything arrives. I should have everything by next week.
You'll post review right?
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