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Trying to decide between the Philips +80% Xenon, Ring +90% & Osram +90%.

Anyone have any experiences with any of these?

I don't find the standard bulbs strong enough on unlit roads which still have have a bit of traffic restricting me to dipped beam.
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PIAA im using, expensive but I find them good
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try those that are in Lidl from tomorrow at 4 a set they are great.
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try those that are in Lidl from tomorrow at 4 a set they are great.
Any ideas if they are quartz glass or 'E' marked?

PIAA Extreme Force look good but doesn't say if they are 'E' marked either.
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Any ideas if they are quartz glass or 'E' marked?

PIAA Extreme Force look good but doesn't say if they are 'E' marked either.
the Lidl ones are definitely E-marked not on the packaging but the bulbs are

they are also UV cut

( i have them ((the blue ones)) in all the family's cars) and might go pick up a set of +50% tomorrow
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the Lidl ones are definitely E-marked not on the packaging but the bulbs are

they are also UV cut

( i have them ((the blue ones)) in all the family's cars) and might go pick up a set of +50% tomorrow
Good price for them, think i'll still go the =90's though get a bit more light in
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What type of bulbs are in the GP guys? I would go and check the manual but it'll be in the car, and that doesn't arrive till the 25th
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What type of bulbs are in the GP guys? I would go and check the manual but it'll be in the car, and that doesn't arrive till the 25th
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While were on the subject of bulbs I like them bulbs that are blue, know where I can some from?
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While were on the subject of bulbs I like them bulbs that are blue, know where I can some from?
http://www.powerbulbs.com/
http://www.autobulbsdirect.co.uk

Although blue bulbs give less light as the blue tint filters out some of the light.

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http://www.powerbulbs.com/
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Although blue bulbs give less light as the blue tint filters out some of the light.

But they do look nice
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Just bought a set of the Lidl blues for 3.99 and will try them tomorrow, if they are naff will be taking them back and replacing them with a +50% set of whites.

Hope they are easy to get in and out of a 1.4 or else its
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Just bought a set of the Lidl blues for 3.99 and will try them tomorrow, if they are naff will be taking them back and replacing them with a +50% set of whites.

Hope they are easy to get in and out of a 1.4 or else its
I am using the blues make such a difference (honest) picked a pack up of the +50% tonight to see what they are like out of morbid curiosity
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