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Old 08-22-2013, 01:39 PM   #1
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H7 (Halogen Bulb Suggestions)

Hello all:

Yeah, I'm sure this topic is covered all the time. But I'm looking for your personal opinions on the subject.

2001 330i Sedan Black
Stock Halogen Headlamps
Clear Corner & Sidemarker lights
Eagle Eye LED tail lights

What would be the best headlight h7 bulb option to produce bright/clear (NOT yellow...more white/blue than yellow) for my e46? Looking for a simple bulb plug-and-play option...not and upgrade to the headlight housing/unit.

Thank you all very much!!!

Ive looked at:
Eurodezigns H7 8500

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Old 08-22-2013, 01:59 PM   #2
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we put some of these on our truck.
the phillips crystal vision ultra. it's probably the only halogen bulb that i will run as a low beam. the light output is very very good. and the color is pure white. no yellow. and no blue that looks like the fake HID crap.

yes i know the bulbs have a slight blue tint on the glass, but i do not believe this hinders light output onto the road. they are great bulbs and the only ones i've ever seen that are actually pure white.
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:17 PM   #3
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:21 PM   #4
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My suggestion is stock. What the poster above me posted which is stock style, yellow light, but effective for high beam use.
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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Look at my lighting guide in the lighting section
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:16 PM   #6
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If you have the budget go for P46 projector, its nice
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Old 08-22-2013, 06:15 PM   #7
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I got the same ones, but got them here: http://store.candlepower.com/
All Stock...

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