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Has anyone got experience with these bulbs?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by y2kcurran, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. y2kcurran

    y2kcurran Member

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    So i've put Lamin-x's subtle tint on my headights and to be honest I have noticed quite an affect on the light output, not only less light but also sort of streaks and stuff on the peripherals.

    I've sent t8ups a message as from doing forum searches he seems to be the guy to get on to and having read about philips/osram bulbs i'm hoping to get an upgrade of all the bulbs up front to boost output without going HID.

    I was looking up Ebay and was wondering if any of you have tried out these cheap a$$ kits? I'm looking for a good bright white output with as little blue tinge as possible, I've read you want 5000K for this?

    H7 H1 100W Xenon Upgrade Headlight Bulbs Dip Main Beam Supreme White Light Audi | eBay

    Audi 55w Xenon Upgrade (Main / Dipped / Side) HeadLamp Light Bulbs WHITE | eBay

    Audi A3 03-04 UPGRADE XENON BULB FOG SET 100W H7 H1 H7 | eBay
     
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  3. smurfworth

    smurfworth Well-Known Member
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    with 100W you risk burning the wires

    the lights are **** already without putting laminx on there, don't see why you'd want to reduce it anymore tbh but still
     
  4. Mindak

    Mindak Active Member

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    Iv fitted Phillips diamond vision in mine which are 5000k and I'm very happy with them!
     
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  5. y2kcurran

    y2kcurran Member

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    Cool Mindak yea i've only heard good things about them. Did you change your other bulbs at the front to try match their color? I was hoping to hear from someone who has used the cheap ebay ones, I might get them just to see...although if 100w risks burning wires then maybe not..
     
  6. Mindak

    Mindak Active Member

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    I've bought some smd sidelights from T8ups to try and match which I'm yet to fit but I will let you know!
     
  7. chris.vincent3

    chris.vincent3 Own a BMW now, HOWEVER I still own VCDS!
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    All lights are from EM Tuning courtesy of T8ups.

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    JJ.Foulds Well-Known Member

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    What bulbs are these? or are they their own?
     
  9. chris.vincent3

    chris.vincent3 Own a BMW now, HOWEVER I still own VCDS!
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    Their own.
     
  10. y2kcurran

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    I'm just in the process of getting a full set from t8ups :)
     
  11. Mindak

    Mindak Active Member

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    I Need fogs and full beam now!
     
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    How easy is it to get into the fog lights mate?
     
  13. chris.vincent3

    chris.vincent3 Own a BMW now, HOWEVER I still own VCDS!
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    Very easy, remove the fog surround by pulling it off, then remove the 3 screws and it comes out, unplug it, swap the bulbs over and fit in reverse.
     
  14. andyam

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    Completely agree Philips diamond vision all day!! Also Trups is your man for those leds
     
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    Thanks mate

    Much appreciated


     

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