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Default Narva Plus 50 H1 globes

I chose these for their good balance between performance and bulb life as I drive with my low beams on all the time.



The light output is fantastic.

The Plus 100 and Plus 120 have a considerably reduced service life and I think these are plenty bright enough.
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i purchased some philips x-treme vision during the week, still waiting for them to come in the mail.
i purchased the philips over the narvas i have read they are better quality, either way wasnt a big difference in price. hoping they perform well compared to the stock crap .
mine are H4 as that is the bulb type
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I'm pretty sure Narva are owned by Phillips.
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good chance. so did you notice an improvement on both low and high beam?
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AFAIK Philips is now owned by Samsung ...

I had bad experiences with Narva bulbs (in Roo1) blowing the high beam filament and it dropping across the low beam terminals, causing the headlight to draw too much current. Fried the non-thermoplastic plug on the terminals, so I cut them both off and replaced them with thermoplastic after-market plugs.

I also found that even with parking lights and stop lights etc, Narva bulbs had very limited life expectancy.

After those experiences, I have since avoided using Narva bulbs for anything.
Maybe they are better made these days. That was a long time ago ...
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it was stories like yous ratbag that made me buy the phillips. in saying that many of my mates use narva for a long period of time now and rate them very highly
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I haven't noticed any difference in high beam but I didn't expect to.

They are separate bulbs in my model.
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ah ok makes sense now i think about seeming there not double filament
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