osram h7 night breakers - Alfa Romeo Forum
You are currently unregistered, register for more features.    
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By proinsias
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
(Post Link) post #1 of 7 Old 07-10-16 Thread Starter
Status: -
AO Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: United Kingdom
County: East Sussex
osram h7 night breakers

Hi , Has anybody used these bulbs or anything like them ? are they any good . How long do they last compared to normal bulbs ? Cheers
johnromeo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Status: Hacker and fixer
AO Member
 
Join Date: May 2016
County: -
Garage
Used 'em elsewhere (my 156 has factory Xenons) ... they're great ... substantially brighter (and whiter) than regular halogens ... last easily as long as anything else assuming you observe the usual "don't touch the glass" precautions.

Well worth the extra spend in my experience
maxiboy wales likes this.
proinsias is offline  
Status: -
AO Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: United Kingdom
County: -
Quote:
Originally Posted by johnromeo View Post
Hi , Has anybody used these bulbs or anything like them ? are they any good . How long do they last compared to normal bulbs ? Cheers
Have used them in my wife's car. They have lasted as long as any other bulb. Improved light over the usual standard items but they were not as good as I was expecting (maybe because there was a lot of hype about them). They are however a decent improvement without any penalty in terms of life span in my experience.
gtv160 is offline  
Status: -
AO Silver Member
 
dgmayhead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: United Kingdom
County: Gwynedd
I have these. Seem too last longer as I went through a phase of buying halford own brand junk that popped frequently. Can recommend.
dgmayhead is offline  
Status: -
AO Silver Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: United Kingdom
County: Derbyshire
I've used them & got five years use out of them before one failed; they are much better than standard bulbs. I've replaced them with Philips X-treme Vision +130, which are noticeably brighter. I've only had those since January so I can't really comment on how long they'll last.
Dave Brand is offline  
Status: Howling around Leicestershire
AO Silver Member
 
ferret-ears's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: United Kingdom
County: Leicestershire
Images: 77
I've got them fitted in the fogs of my Gt, they are OK. For the price of two Nightbreakers on the internet, you can buy one Halfrauds own brand bulb, this alone makes them worthwhile!
In my experience there isn't a bulb on the market that lives up to expectations when using the original lens/reflector.
If you want better light output then a conversion to HID and projector is the only way.
ferret-ears is offline  
Status: -
AO Member
 
ExBrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: United Kingdom
County: Northamptonshire
I wouldn't buy any others now. Much better than standard brightness and last just as long if not more than cheaper bulbs. Often decent deals on them to be found on ECP or eBay too.
ExBrick is offline  
Reply

Go Back   Alfa Romeo Forum > Supported Alfa Romeo Models > Technical & Vehicle Assistance > Alfa 147, 156 & GT

Tags
breakers , night , osram

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome