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    Bulbs

    Opinions please?

    Osram Silver Star H7 or Osram Cool Blue H7?

    For both main and dips?

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    Re: Bulbs

    I've not tried the Cool blues, but I have Silver Stars for both dip and main, and am very happy with them. A massive improvement over the standard ones (mind you, a box of Swan Vestas would be).

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    Another vote for the SilverStars here.

    I've go them in my mains and they're a much better match for the Xenons.

    BUB [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]

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    Re: Bulbs

    Don't forget some Philipis Blue Vision side lights too!

    BUB

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    Re: Bulbs

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    Don't forget some Philipis Blue Vision side lights too!

    BUB

    [/ QUOTE ]

    When I bought my Silverstars on Ebay, the seller provided a set of blue sidelight bulbs FOC, which I put in (very fiddly).

    A week later, I put the car in for service & MOT, and it failed the MOT for having the wrong colour bulbs. By the time I picked it up, the garage had taken them out, put standard ones back in & re-passed it.

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    Re: Bulbs

    Cheers guys, who did buy yours off Jeff? Were they cheaper than Powerbulbs site?

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    Re: Bulbs

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    Cheers guys, who did buy yours off Jeff? Were they cheaper than Powerbulbs site?

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    I bought them on Ebay, from this seller:

    Linky

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    Re: Bulbs

    [ QUOTE ]
    [ QUOTE ]
    Don't forget some Philips Blue Vision side lights too!

    BUB

    [/ QUOTE ]

    When I bought my Silverstars on Ebay, the seller provided a set of blue sidelight bulbs FOC, which I put in (very fiddly).

    A week later, I put the car in for service & MOT, and it failed the MOT for having the wrong colour bulbs. By the time I picked it up, the garage had taken them out, put standard ones back in & re-passed it.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Blue Visions are 'e' marked and fully legal. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

    They look white when in use.

    Taken with sides only The fogs are some cheap 4350k Ebay jobs [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

    I think PowerBulbs give a set for free when you place an order.(or they used too anyway)

    BUB [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: Bulbs

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    They look white when in use.

    So what's the purpose of them, then? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/noidea.gif[/img]

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    Re: Bulbs

    [ QUOTE ]
    [ QUOTE ]
    They look white when in use.

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    So what's the purpose of them, then? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/noidea.gif[/img]

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Standard 501's (or H6W's on the Xenon B6's) look <font color="yellow">Yellow </font> in comparison.

    The blue coating on the bulb changes the light colour temperature, making the bulb appear whiter and brighter. Instead of <font color="yellow">Yellow </font>.

    Take a look HERE .


    BUB [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]

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    Re: Bulbs

    Bought a set, hope the fitting is easy as I heard they are painful to get to.

    Should be fitting them at the weekend.

 

 

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