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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 31-Jul-2019, 05:35 AM (441) Thread Starter
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H7 bulbs ?

2015 GS had to replace my lo beam H7 bulb. Is there any type/brand that provides bright white light and still has long lasting properties ? The packaging indicates the life span goes down as the price/brightness goes up ?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 31-Jul-2019, 01:41 PM (778)
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H7 bulbs

That would be correct. To get an H7 bulb to provide whiter light you have to put a blue coating on it and that reduces output.
Then you alter the filament to get higher output but decrease bulb life. You might want to consider going to an LED replacement
or an HID. Either choice will last vastly longer than any halogen bulb while providing the whiter and brighter light you seek.

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