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      10-04-2012, 01:37 PM   #1
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H7 Bulb! Advise please.

Anyone who has changed an E90 headlight bulb knows how uncomfortable it is. I've changed both sides within 2 weeks. Last night, the last I replaced went out again. Bulbs at the dealer are almost US$ 30, but the worst part is how hard they are to replace. I don't want to buy another BMW bulb at the dealer and risk losing $30 again. Can anyone recommend a good and reliable H7 bulb?

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      10-04-2012, 01:40 PM   #2
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I order mine from RM European. That start around $6
http://www.rmeuropean.com/bmw-parts.aspx#Category
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      10-04-2012, 05:31 PM   #3
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The reason the bulbs are burning out is that you are touching them with your fingers. You need gloves on when handling halogen bulbs.
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We have a low beam h7 hid kit
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The reason the bulbs are burning out is that you are touching them with your fingers. You need gloves on when handling halogen bulbs.
Very possible, that is a common mistake.

The sylvania bulbs the dealer should be giving you are very reliable.

Only other option is an upgrade like PIAA we offer.
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      10-04-2012, 06:09 PM   #6
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We have a low beam h7 hid kit
What an ass backwards setup. HID bulbs in a reflector type headlight. Also good way to blind oncoming driver.
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