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      05-01-2014, 04:36 PM   #1
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Xenon bulbs

Can these start to yellow?

Been messing around with the bulbs in my e92 and found a old set so tested them and they look very yellow.
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Yeh yellow/greenish tint. Supposed to last the life time of the car or at least 10 years. How old are they?
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I think these are the original ones that came with my car. So they would be about 6 years old
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The lifespan of our xenons is 2500- 2700 hours. If someone averaged 2500 hours of night driving and that figure excluded daytime/auto-light usage then the bulb could approach its end before 8 years. If there is no flicker it may have another few years or more left. Or if you can live with the yellow hughe and it doesn't obscure your night driving then get the most from them.
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