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      04-04-2008, 10:42 PM   #1
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Hyperwhite Bulb to replace stock halogen bulb

Hey guys, can I use this bulb for my e90? It said it's for Audi, but the code is H7, which is also for e90 low beam bulb. I'm pretty new to car parts, so I'm like an idiot here. Please help me out.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/96-06...spagenameZWDVW
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That should work just fine. We also offer our Predator Xenix in H7 for your high beams as well as fitments for your fogs
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Nick,
Thanks for the advice. Another stupid question: low beam is the one that we use at night, right? I suppose high beam is rarely used?
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whether you use high beams or not, it also uses H7 bulbs so dont worry.
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Check the W, I think halogen uses 55W(input), and the one on e-bay is 100W, not sure but I think it might give you warning if its different W. I made sure when I got my bulbs that they were 55W.

This is what I got for my car: http://www.automotivelightingusa.com...roducts_id=922

Thats 55W Input and if you get the 4X that would be 100W and it would prob give you warnings. So you have to make sure it 55W input
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Check the W, I think halogen uses 55W(input), and the one on e-bay is 100W, not sure but I think it might give you warning if its different W. I made sure when I got my bulbs that they were 55W.

This is what I got for my car: http://www.automotivelightingusa.com...roducts_id=922

Thats 55W Input and if you get the 4X that would be 100W and it would prob give you warnings. So you have to make sure it 55W input
If i bought those bulbs in 8000k will they give out a blue look, and are those just plug and play or do i have to buy something else. by the way i have an 06 325i
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Nick,
Thanks for the advice. Another stupid question: low beam is the one that we use at night, right? I suppose high beam is rarely used?
Low beam is the outer main beam that you use at night. The high beam is the inner beam on halogen cars. Xenon cars use the low beam for both the high and low.
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If i bought those bulbs in 8000k will they give out a blue look, and are those just plug and play or do i have to buy something else. by the way i have an 06 325i
I'm not sure about the true colors, but mine Super White bulbs looks white and has tinny blue tint to it, over all I couldn't be more happy with them. I got for low and high. And they are easy plug and play, just take out the old bulb and replace it with new ones.

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on a 2006 325i with halogens, do both h7 lights come on with you use high beams? or is the low beam light weaker than the high beam light?
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On a halogen car, the inner H7 bulb comes on with the high beams. The low beam is the same power but aimed lower to give less of a lighting effect up front.
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okay thanks nick
so do you have to replace both at the same time or can you make one stronger than the other?
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You can replace just the low beams or just the high beams or both, they are independent
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I really like JLeviSW but I dont think the Xenix match very well. Try PIAA or another company that you like. Any H7 bulb will do.
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H7 BULBS

http://www.luminicsusa.com/
check that place out. they go some awesome bulbs at real good prices. theyre 55w so they wont melt ur housing or burn ur wires. i got the pure blue ones.
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