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    PIAA cheap Japanese shi*....

    Well after a serious hunt for PIAA h6w fitting sidelights to match my facelift xenon bulbs ones just blown, when checking it just crumbled away in my hands! Checked the other and it did the same! Ł65 for bulbs that last 6 months and then fall apart on a very rarely used car! Surely this can't be normal or they'd be out of business?
    Anyone know any good german competition? 4-6k looking h6w fitting sidelights?
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    You paid Ł65 for sidelights, think that northern sea air has got to yer fella lol.

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    I have had the same pair of PIAA sidelight bulbs for 4 years trouble free. They have been in 3 cars and still going.

    They were only Ł20 iirc and lasted a squilion times longer than the 10 chinese crap ones we tried in the other car.

    I think you have been had somehow

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    Ł65 god u was raped

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    You still got the receit? I would go and ask for replacement bulbs as 6 months is naff all mate! Or at best get your money back
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    well i didnt agree until now! bulbs were ideal (slightly too blue being 6500k) (4300 would have been better) and if i got 4 years life in 3 different cars an if they cost me Ł20 i still would be....
    they wernt from ebay but the below ones are Ł62? trying to remember where i got them, unfortunately i'm not much of a receipt keeper

    PIAA LED 6500K 6W H6W SIDELIGHT BULBS CITROEN C5 ESTATE on eBay (end time 14-Jan-11 20:13:27 GMT)

    ordered these in the mean time...

    PHILIPS BLUE VISION H6W 6W SIDELIGHTS BULBS 3400K 434 on eBay (end time 30-Dec-10 07:21:15 GMT)
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    I buy led side light bulbs normally if I can find some decent ones. There are some good one out there but not sure how they compare to the PIAA ones you have had etc.

    Had a set like these, they were really good and I would defo buy again
    9 LED Xenon HID look W5W 501 sidelight bulbs All Colors on eBay (end time 03-Jan-11 20:01:04 GMT)

    I still have these in my workshop somewhere as they didn't fit the next car I had lol

    These were crap and wouldn't touch them again
    4x 5 LED 360°White T10 Xenon Sidelight Bulb w5w 501 168 on eBay (end time 26-Dec-10 12:20:12 GMT)

    Damn site cheaper than your original ones lol

    And if you remember where you bought the broken one from I would give them a ring and explain to them the situation, I would of thought they would have something on file about the sale etc.
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