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Old 03-05-2014, 12:17 AM   #21
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Any of you guys with H9s have issues with overheating or scorching of the reflectors? I remember seeing a thread where someone who put in H9s noticed discoloration of the reflector because of the higher heat.
No issues here but I don't drive much at night...maybe at most 30 mins/day with headlights on
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Old 03-05-2014, 02:52 PM   #22
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Finally got the lights in the mail, took a while to get here USPS from Nevada.
Here is a picture of the new Osram's next to the Phillips crystalvisions.

The Phillips are the solid blue ones. If you zoom in in them you can see black spots on the filament, and it also looks a little worn.
Here's a closeup so you can see what I mean.

It's still light out now but I can already tell that these guys are going to be bright, you can see the headlights really well even in the sunlight!
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What's the general consensus on the best replacement bulb for halogen or xenon bulb if you don't want to go too blue and have a reliable bulb?
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What's the general consensus on the best replacement bulb for halogen or xenon bulb if you don't want to go too blue and have a reliable bulb?
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If you want something that is going to last longer than 1 to 1.5 years, then use the stockers.
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Here are the Osram's installed at night. They're very bright and white-not blue at all. Improvement over the dying Philips for sure but idk if I'd pay full price for these again. The picture is deceiving, they don't blind other drivers at all.
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Just ordered my Osram Night Breaker Unlimiteds off eBay - $53 delivered..can't wait to try them out!
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Osram Night Breaker Unlimited ordered, received, and installed. Will try out tonight! From my initial look in the garage, they look to be brighter/whiter which will be a welcome change.
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Ok...first night drive. Not sure why folks would say these are too yellow (lots of reading online reviews yielded folks saying they were too yellow). Nice and white and bright but not the ridiculous blue color etc. Hope they last more than a year. On another note...easy to pull the lights and install...Total time was about 20 min for both. I will be replacing the high beams with these as well. Photo with lows and fogs in a relatively dark area.

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Here are a few more pictures:


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Tigeo, did you upgrade from the factory bulbs to these or did you have a different aftermarket bulb? Pics look good. I might give these a try when my Xtreme Visions need replacing.
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