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      11-14-2012, 06:32 PM   #1
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hello all,


i have a e90 3series that needs the main headlight bulb changing (not side/dipped lights)

cant find my manual at present.. which bulb do require..??
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      11-15-2012, 01:30 AM   #2
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hello all,


i have a e90 3series that needs the main headlight bulb changing (not side/dipped lights)

cant find my manual at present.. which bulb do require..??
If its halogen light, dipped and main are H7.
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      11-15-2012, 03:24 AM   #3
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can you get dipped in white and would they actually light up white?
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      11-15-2012, 04:03 AM   #4
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Best H7 bulbs are the likes of Philips Xtreme Vision +100% or Osram Nightbreakers
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      11-15-2012, 06:26 AM   #5
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sorry am not good with these things, would they light up white? like a xenon look
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Whiter than standard bulbs but 'xenon look' bulbs are shit. They're just normal bulbs with a blue coating, so light output ends up reduced. Loads of people have tried them and just gone back to standard.
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      11-15-2012, 08:28 AM   #7
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Whiter than standard bulbs but 'xenon look' bulbs are shit. They're just normal bulbs with a blue coating, so light output ends up reduced. Loads of people have tried them and just gone back to standard.
Plus they're usually Far-Eastern shit with no "CE" mark, off-axis focussing and only last a few weeks. And they look wank.
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ok ill stick to the standard then lol
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As Frobius said, the Xtreme Vision is a worthwhile upgrade, just don't buy the blue crap.
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I went for Halfords 90% brighter ones. I would say they are a bit whiter than standard.
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I went for Halfords 90% brighter ones. I would say they are a bit whiter than standard.
ok ill try them
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