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Yes I know there's a few threads on these already, but no one has conclusively come up with what's right and wrong to go with the new xenons
So after looking on ebay I've found 3 possibilities, has anybody tried any of these and if so which should I get if any :confused: The first one isn't an LED, just a white bulb

1 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=28644&item=7934440543
2 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=28644&item=7933308315
3 http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=28644&item=7934110546
 

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the second set you have posted are the bulbs I have in at the moment, they are very blue and can cause unwanted attention from the police :rolleyes:

see sig for picture :cool:
 

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Parc77 said:
Have seen the ones sold by Mini-Design (a couple of people I know have them)and they have like a blue tinge to them and go well with the xennons - there £25!!! but they do look good.
Yeh they do look good :cool:
Id get mine done but im too lazy :( :D
 

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£25 yea tell me about it :(

But they do look cool and in my opinion £25 well spent ;) :D

Couple of pics in the dammmm rain :mad:

bring on dry nights :p
 

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that 2nd link- ive got the frosted white ones there. they're pretty cool actually. they look quite purple on their own which isnt so good, but when the xenons are on, they match pretty well. ive had the mini design ones too (the 25 quid ones) and they probably have the coolest light, i'm just too tight to go and buy another set of them!
 

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ps, im on my 5th or 6th set of sidelight bulbs, and i definitely think the leds are the best match. im just not so sure about them because as they use a lot less power than normal bulbs to light them, they flicker momentarily every few minutes when the mini's security does a wee check to make sure nothings astray...if you can put up with that, then go with leds!
 

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tnoy66 said:
MMMMM they do look good :D
Are these the same ones http://www.speeding.co.uk/acatalog/PIAA_.html
£20 incl VAT + Del

Which did you get, blue :confused: blue/white :confused: white :confused:

This is getting more confusing than choosing body/roof colour :rolleyes: :p

The lights i got are from mini-design and are white altho in them pics they do look blue purply but they are white :rolleyes: :D
 

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Does anyone know who makes the mini-design bulbs? I'm over in the US so it may be easier to go directly to the company instead of shipping them over from mini-design.
 

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tnoy66 said:
MMMMM they do look good :D
Are these the same ones http://www.speeding.co.uk/acatalog/PIAA_.html
£20 incl VAT + Del

Which did you get, blue :confused: blue/white :confused: white :confused:

This is getting more confusing than choosing body/roof colour :rolleyes: :p
I have these, I went for the white/white combo although they still look a little bluey. So much so in fact I had to check the packet numerous times :) lol
 

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Does anyone know who makes the mini-design bulbs? I'm over in the US so it may be easier to go directly to the company instead of shipping them over from mini-design.
The mini-design website says Innovative and new product from PIAA. Ultra-bright twin LEDs transform the sidelights into mini-spotlights

I've looked at the PIAA website and found this http://www.piaauk.com/bulbs/bulbshow.asp?ID=led
I've found the H263 for $18.99 (£10.24) here http://www.ttstuff.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=PIAA-19263 and having just read the description again,This new LED Wedge Bulbs has newly developed by PIAA. Never been used before technology, this is 2 LED light each bulb, that's right TWO. Therefore it will give out twice as bright as the regular LED wedge bulb. This bulb has a built-in electron resistor, so the bulb can last, not like the other cheap LED wedge on the market. This LED wedge bulb features the never fade color.
These sound like the same ones from mini-design, which are the ones available from http://www.speeding.co.uk/acatalog/PIAA_.html

Think thats clear now :confused: :p :D

I would order from the US site I found, but they want $22 (£11.86) for shipping :eek: :(

Thanks everyone for their input on this, i will be buying from speeding.co.uk :)
 

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tnoy66 said:
Cheers for that Fizzle :)

I've actually ordered some of these http://www.ultraleds.co.uk/product_...d=525&osCsid=fdc4110e6c2d449aba87c0cc5242e47d
The reviews make them sound great, we'll see!!
I'd be very interested to know what you think of your bulbs when you get them, and maybe a photo would be good. The mag light option that site offers is of interest too, my mag light is very dim considering the ammount of batteries it takes (5 of the biggest ones!)

Very well priced too!
 

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sorry for taking so long to respond. Mine are supposedly white, but they are ever so slightly purply blue. they match the xenons quite well though.
 

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MickyD said:
sorry for taking so long to respond. Mine are supposedly white, but they are ever so slightly purply blue. they match the xenons quite well though.
no problem mate, ordered the white ones in the end and they do look great with the xenons. they also stay dimly lit for about 1min after the ignition is turned off which looks cool when your walkin away from the car!!
 

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I bought some "Prism" LED's from Halfords at the weekend. Distributed by Ring the same as the Second Link on the first post and the same as JPSMini has on his sig.

Have to say I was very dissapointed, love the colour but they are actually dimmer than the original 501 bulbs. I only wasted £8 so I'm going to try the other site and get the 5 LED number (4 white and one blue) If they fit!
 
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