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Old 02-02-2014, 06:11 PM   #1
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MKIV Golf Bulb Uprgade?

I have got myself a VW MKIV Golf GTi and want to upgrade the headlight bulbs as they seem very poor comapred to the Xenons on my Audi A5 (which I expected).

I am not worried about them looking like HIDs, just want the best light output possible.

I am thinking either Ring Xenon Ultima +120%: http://www.autobulbsdirect.co.uk/H7-...ulb_search=car

or Osram Night Breaker Unlimited +110%: http://www.autobulbsdirect.co.uk/H7-...ulb_search=car

The Ring Xenons claim +120% and are cheaper so seem like the best choice but would value any opinions or any other recommendations.

Remember light output is what I am after rather than a Xenon match
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Old 02-02-2014, 06:21 PM   #2
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Osram night breakers seem to be well thought of, will be what I go for when mine need replacing.
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Old 02-02-2014, 06:49 PM   #3
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Definitely go for the osram nightbreakers, and add a set of these,

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-CREE-W5...item4172c0b0d5
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Old 02-02-2014, 06:58 PM   #4
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Osram Night Breaker Unlimited - Amazing. Got mine for £15 delivered off ebay.

I've also tried the older version of the Ring bulbs you mention (Xenon Max I think they were called), and Philips X-Treme Vision. Both Osram and Philips are better than Ring IMO, but with the Osram you get a better light colour too (not Xenon but a lot whiter at least).

Might be worth reading the Auto Express test/reviews on them too.
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The Osrams would get my vote or my current choice of Halfords Extra Brillance (they have a two for one deal at the moment too!)
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Why not go for a HID kit, being a H7(R) if you don't have projector lenses?
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ring xenon ultima
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