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      01-15-2020, 03:25 PM   #1
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Low Beam bulb replacements?

My gf is about to pick up a 2013 m3 coupe. I was hoping to grab her new bulbs for the low beams but I am not seeing many threads on them. What is recommended? I believe she is getting LUX angel eye bulbs so that is covered.
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Osram CBB are the best bulbs on the market.

https://amzn.to/2sqXevW
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      01-15-2020, 03:56 PM   #3
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Osram CBB are the best bulbs on the market.

https://amzn.to/2sqXevW
Yup ^^
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Osram CBB are the best bulbs on the market.

https://amzn.to/2sqXevW
Awesome thank you!! I'm assuming they are brighter than oem?
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      01-15-2020, 04:44 PM   #5
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Dumb question, which bulb does these replace on the headlights? similar to Lux or another bulb?
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      01-15-2020, 04:46 PM   #6
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Dumb question, which bulb does these replace on the headlights? similar to Lux or another bulb?
It replaces the regular headlights that you use at night.

The lux lights are for the halos.
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      01-15-2020, 06:27 PM   #7
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Osram CBB are the best bulbs on the market.

https://amzn.to/2sqXevW
actually they have a newer bulb which is CBA. Harder to find for some reason...
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I noticed Amazon has a bunch of fakes coming out too. Make sure they are authentic!
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actually they have a newer bulb which is CBA. Harder to find for some reason...
https://www.theretrofitsource.com/bu...66240-cba.html
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actually they have a newer bulb which is CBA. Harder to find for some reason...
https://www.theretrofitsource.com/bu...66240-cba.html
Is anyone here running those newer ones? They are much more expensive.
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do people pair these with lux?
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do people pair these with lux?
I will be idk if you should though haha
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This bulb is D2S. It will not fit.

Osram D1S come in CBB (7000K) and CBI (6000K)

Looks like they've dropped the CBA.
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This bulb is D2S. It will not fit.

Osram D1S come in CBB (7000K) and CBI (6000K)

Looks like they've dropped the CBA.
https://www.theretrofitsource.com/d1...66144-cba.html

I researched this recently as the oem d1s are just not that bright. Apparently CBA is the latest release from Osram, above is the correct link for d1s CBA.

In order of release : CBI -> CBB -> CBA
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https://www.theretrofitsource.com/d1...66144-cba.html

I researched this recently as the oem d1s are just not that bright. Apparently CBA is the latest release from Osram, above is the correct link for d1s CBA.

In order of release : CBI -> CBB -> CBA
$300 a bulb, is that right?

Okay, I added it to the cart and it says for a pair. Are these really worth the price? Why do they state off road use only on the box?
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$300 a bulb, is that right?

Okay, I added it to the cart and it says for a pair. Are these really worth the price?
i cannot answer that, as i haven't pulled the trigger. I have installed 3 sets of CBB in friends and family e9x cars, and they are definitely an upgrade.
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$300 a bulb, is that right?

Okay, I added it to the cart and it says for a pair. Are these really worth the price? Why do they state off road use only on the box?
Just found them way cheaper and they have 15% w/ promo code JC15. Sitting in the cart for $155.55 including free shipping. I really dont have to replacement my bulbs, but at this price I'm tempted to pull the trigger.
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Just found them way cheaper and they have 15% w/ promo code JC15. Sitting in the cart for $155.55 including free shipping. I really dont have to replacement my bulbs, but at this price I'm tempted to pull the trigger.
those are Osram CBB, can get them on Amazon Prime for same amount.
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those are Osram CBB, can get them on Amazon Prime for same amount.
Nevermind, I didnt see them earlier but looking on stuff on mobile isnt as efficient. That site is also out of the CBAs so looks like CBB via Amazon is the best option.
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This bulb is D2S. It will not fit.

Osram D1S come in CBB (7000K) and CBI (6000K)

Looks like they've dropped the CBA.
Oh man, my bad! I forgot D1S is in these cars
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Alternative for less blue is the D1S Osram Xenarc 66144 NightBreaker Laser which was tested brighter than the CBB. Very pleased with the result.
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Alternative for less blue is the D1S Osram Xenarc 66144 NightBreaker Laser which was tested brighter than the CBB. Very pleased with the result.
These has been pretty awesome in my brother's E90 335diesel.
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