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    Headlight bulb upgrade?

    OK guys I have standard headlights so Im limited on this one but.....

    My bulbs (dipped and sides) are quite dim and dont really look very good. They work fine, its not a fault or anyhting just there basic standard bulbs and I'd like to upgrade them.

    Could you suggest what bulbs to get? Im looking for bright white or blue maybe, just a fresher newer looking light. Its hard to explain but Im sure you guys know what I mean.

    To swap headlights do I have to remove my bumper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDM82 View Post
    OK guys I have standard headlights so Im limited on this one but.....

    My bulbs (dipped and sides) are quite dim and dont really look very good. They work fine, its not a fault or anyhting just there basic standard bulbs and I'd like to upgrade them.

    Could you suggest what bulbs to get? Im looking for bright white or blue maybe, just a fresher newer looking light. Its hard to explain but Im sure you guys know what I mean.

    To swap headlights do I have to remove my bumper?
    Osram nightbreaker plus H7 (headlight bulb)
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    Excellent output, bright white with a great spread, and when on main -superb.


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    +1 for the nightbreakers. You don't need to remove the bumper, instructions are in your manual. You just need to take off the air intake tunnel thing.

    Make sure the bulb clicks in properly when replacing back into the lamp cluster or it will shine too high. It should click in without too much force
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    I have these in my car ATM Philips Diamond Vision H7 5000K Xenon/HID effect from Power Bulbs | Free Worldwide Delivery , look great with a blue look to them. But will be fitting these for the winter months as i have used these before and they have much better performance NEW Philips X-treme Vision H7 from Power Bulbs | Free Worldwide Delivery .

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    Cheers guys, I've got some great bulb suggestions there, i'll have a think and get some ordered. Now what about bright, stylish side lights?

    Any ideas?

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    My sidelight bulbs just arrived today, so will fit them later, and give my opinion (again Osram's)
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    Hey Mac, any comments on the new sidelights? I've ordered some nightbreakers and the above sidelights so hopefully that will improve my night driving.

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    Ring have just brought out some 120% brighter bulbs.

    Link here...Vehicle Lighting - Performance Bulbs - Ring Xenon Ultima - Ring Automotive
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    i have these sidelight leds, very pleased with them and no error codes
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