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Osram night breaker bulbs

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21 Nov 2018 20:40 #197956 by paradox1001
Does anyone run osram night breaker headlamp bulbs in there jimny and if so how do you find them?

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21 Nov 2018 20:56 #197958 by wombat
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Hi, had them in mine for 3 years now, noticed an immediate difference, and recently drove a friends jimny with standard bulbs in and told him to fit the osrams as soon as possible. He did and cannot believe the difference:)

was a 2003 model with bigger tyres, now a 2008 vvt , also with bigger tyres now, k&n panel filter
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21 Nov 2018 21:17 #197960 by Max Headroom
Wombat, where did you get yours?
They seem to get mixed reviews on Amazon - but no doubt some people will have received fake bulbs


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22 Nov 2018 01:46 #197968 by zukebob
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I have them also. There is a difference, just not as much as I was hoping for.

I started out with nothing & still have most of it left

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22 Nov 2018 05:37 #197970 by Lambert
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I have the Halfords version made by ring. Very effective.

It's not a Jimny. It's my Jimny

Mooo said Ermintrude (black)
Boing said Zebedee (blue automatic)
Hello said Florence (silver gv 2.4)

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22 Nov 2018 09:22 - 22 Nov 2018 09:22 #197974 by Max Headroom
Ring is good kit - I used to think it was some cheap 'Poundland' brand until my brother worked for the company briefly and I learned they even make airfield and runway lighting!


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22 Nov 2018 09:34 #197975 by jamie_300
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I have the GE Megalight Ultra, I had to buy them for the name alone! Very good bulbs, and nice crisp "White" light.
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22 Nov 2018 15:18 #198003 by paradox1001
Cheers guys I’ve ordered a set of night breaker laser next generation from euro car parts
I’ll let you know how I get on with them when they arrive.
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22 Nov 2018 16:34 #198009 by Cremator1
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I have Philips diamond vision in mine very good

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23 Nov 2018 23:15 - 23 Nov 2018 23:16 #198085 by Caelite
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I use the Osram Nightbreaker lazers (the highest output one). Makes a really nice light, not vivid blue like the modern LED/HID setups, but very white. I also coupled mine with a set of 'warm white' LED w5w osram sidelight bulbs.

I have heard complaints about their longevity, I drive my car at night a lot and have had them about a year (~11k miles) with no problems.
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24 Nov 2018 10:10 #198091 by Max Headroom
Thanks Caelite - interesting to hear yours have lasted - some reports (Amazon) suggest they only survive for a couple of months!
Like you I have to do a lot of night time driving so longevity is important.


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24 Nov 2018 12:42 #198094 by wombat
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Hi Max, got them from a local independent motor factor's, and as I said, am well impressed

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