Bulb upgrades advice

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kaney1980
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Bulb upgrades advice

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Hi all,

Looking for advice on the correct spec of Silvertec bulb to replace all the indicator and side repeater bulbs on my late 2008 LCI 123d M-Sport as well as advice on the best value upgrade front lights. Hard to pin down the info with so much on the forum!

Front indicators -
Rear indicators -
Side repeaters -
Front sidelights -
Front headlamps -

Thanks,

Gary

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Berg3.0
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This should give you an answer on witch bulb type to use and where.

https://www.philips.co.uk/c-m-au/car-li ... 0Indicator


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Indicators. Osram Diadem PY21W

Side repeaters. Osram Diadem W5W

Sides. Osram Cool Blue Intense W5W

Headlight. Osram Nightbreaker H7

Many others are available but I used these on all three of my E series and found hem very good.

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Re: Bulb upgrades advice

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Berg3.0 wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:22 pm
This should give you an answer on witch bulb type to use and where.

https://www.philips.co.uk/c-m-au/car-li ... 0Indicator


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Thank you!

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Re: Bulb upgrades advice

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Octavius wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:24 pm
Indicators. Osram Diadem PY21W

Side repeaters. Osram Diadem W5W

Sides. Osram Cool Blue Intense W5W

Headlight. Osram Nightbreaker H7

Many others are available but I used these on all three of my E series and found hem very good.
And thank you!

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kaney1980 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:56 am
Octavius wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:24 pm
Indicators. Osram Diadem PY21W

Side repeaters. Osram Diadem W5W

Sides. Osram Cool Blue Intense W5W

Headlight. Osram Nightbreaker H7

Many others are available but I used these on all three of my E series and found hem very good.
And thank you!
No problem.

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Re: Bulb upgrades advice

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Octavius wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:01 am
kaney1980 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:56 am
Octavius wrote:
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:24 pm
Indicators. Osram Diadem PY21W

Side repeaters. Osram Diadem W5W

Sides. Osram Cool Blue Intense W5W

Headlight. Osram Nightbreaker H7

Many others are available but I used these on all three of my E series and found hem very good.
And thank you!
No problem.
Out of curiosity (and because I like the sound of some nice icy blue sidelights) are all these a straight swap, or is there coding required?
2011 E81 116i with the stingiest set of optional extras you've ever seen

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Like for like fitting and no coding required.

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Re: Bulb upgrades advice

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Muoy bueno!
2011 E81 116i with the stingiest set of optional extras you've ever seen

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