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    Hi all, my lights on my E36 are about to die out and will need replacing soon. I was recommended philips x-treme power by a good friend but my other buddy says that the osram night breakers are better for night time driving?

    After being told many things i cant really decide on which ones to get. Has anyone had any experience on these and which to get?

    John.

    p.s i prefer to stick to non HID lights
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    The lights on my old Volvo V40 were very dim so i put in some Osram night breakers and they were very good although they didn't last very long but that was probably down to the DRL's on Volvos. I know you said you dont want to go the HID route but when you consider night breakers will set you back £25-30 and you can have HID for £60-70 i'd be tempted to spend a little extra for the HID.
     
     

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    If you dont want to go the HID route i would really recommend the osram silverstar or night breakers. Ive been using them for a couple of years and there is a really noticable difference. They only problem is that once they are in they do not like to be removed. (as i found out yesterday).
    Have a look on ebay coz they are much cheaper on there than our own parts supplier.
     
     

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    if i were you id just get hid's they are awesome i was sat behind a Q at a round about yesterday and when i turned my lights off all the signs went dim i chuckled to my self and turned them back on again. plus the consume less power, last longer and look better .win imo.
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    I would look at some Philips bulbs personally, in particular...Blue Vision. Although, the above suggestions of Osram are good as well. Nice LINK to purchase from

    if i were you id just get hid's they are awesome i was sat behind a Q at a round about yesterday and when i turned my lights off all the signs went dim i chuckled to my self and turned them back on again. plus the consume less power, last longer and look better .win imo.
    Still not convinced with this option without projector lenses Craig ...You must be blinding a lot of oncoming drivers
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    I would look at some Philips bulbs personally, in particular...Blue Vision. Although, the above suggestions of Osram are good as well. Nice LINK to purchase from


    Still not convinced with this option without projector lenses Craig ...You must be blinding a lot of oncoming drivers


    been flashed once m8 and that was on a tight and twisty road

    they are very good
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    Quote Originally Posted by NealP View Post
    Still not convinced with this option without projector lenses Craig ...You must be blinding a lot of oncoming drivers
    thats more or less my reason to avoid HIDs
    i have heard good things here on the night breakers but nothing on the philips xtreme power yet...are they not good or something?
     
     

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    Haven't experienced the Philips Xtreme power, but the reviews look very good, in fact top of the list HERE . I have always used Philips Blue Vision and can vouch for them
     
     

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    I use autobulbs direct, and have had their own brand upgrade bulbs (two sets have been on both my cars, with one set being moved from my e36 to my Honda), so they've lasted around 4 years so far :-) and at around 14 quid with free p&P they're not too expensive.

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    Cheers Neal, found that quite interesting to read! i might go for the phillips XP seeing as they topped the night breakers.
     
     

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