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White light .....?

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Has anyone successfully got "white" light using regular H7 headlight bulbs ( as apposed to HID ) ?
Is only way to get proper white light a HID upgrade ?
Can you get close with any current H7's ...e.g. philips xtreme 100%

Currently I have set of halfords extreme 90% ...good but not white ..bright alright ...during day ..yellowish ..not white
Not sure what the color temperature of the Philips or Halfords is but I think you need 4000k plus for white light ?
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If you're looking for better illumination just adjust the headlights up a tad.

The bluer lights will look whiter, but they will actually be less bright.

Philips or Osram.

Load of old threads on this ol' topic.

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must have a closer look at my headlights, I am guessing they might be HIDs as they seem like the best lights on any alfa I have owned!
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must have a closer look at my headlights, I am guessing they might be HIDs as they seem like the best lights on any alfa I have owned!
if you have a headlight level adjuster scroll wheel in the cabin then they wont be HID's
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I got some Nightbreakers on mine.

They do give a gentle improvement on the light, but not a great deal

I found they dont last long either. Less than a year and both mine blew
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I must have gone through every bulb type on the Market trying to get a more whiter light in the past, and whilst some will give a marked improvement. None come to the gains from a HID kit.

As such I've always fitted them to all my cars since. However as I'm sure all are acutely aware on here the HID kits do have issues in terms of legality. But I'm not aware of anyone who's encountered any issues with the law as of yet.

The HID kits on eBay are around the same price you'll pay for a decent set of halogen bulbs from Halfrauds. So it's a no brainer to me.

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