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    Bulb upgrades?

    Can anyone recommend a bulb upgrade for the headlights? I'd like a blue/whitey look. Not to keen on a HID kit to be honest, heard all the problems with them!

    Also what type are the bulbs, H3?
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    I use the philips extreme in both dipped and main, they are H7 irc
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    I've just been reading about them, make much difference?
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    I have OEM xenons on my current A3 but I have upgraded the normal halogen bulbs on all mt previous A3s. I used the Philips bulbs and they made a big difference. In a recent test in Auto Express the latest Philips uprated bulbs came out top with the Osram ones a close second.

    If Audi UK keep to their existing policy of only fitting Xenons to the S3 and offering them as an option only on the S-line, I will be using the Philips bulbs again on my next A3.
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    These are some pretty decent bulbs: http://www.hoen-usa.com/ Look at the xenonmatch ones

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    yeah the philips did make a nice difference, the light is whiter and picks up the side of the road better as well as further down the road.
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    Just changed my dipped beams from the OEM Philips to Osram Nightbreakers. They're much improved now, money well spent. Must do the main beams too. Its chilly weather to be changing bulbs though, my hands were blue and cut to ribbons from trying to get them into the light boxes.

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    Thumbs up for Osram Nightbreakers here.
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    Nightbreakers or Philips Extreme power then!

    Are any of them bluey or are they pure white?
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    Discount code got me 10% off my Nightbreakers on powerbulbs.co.uk
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