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    Xenon lights from 8P1 to replace Halogens in 8P1

    I've been offered a set of Xenon headlights from an 8P1 to go in my 8P1 with Halogens
    - how easy is this to change over?
    - do I need to get the wiring from the other car too?
    - it doesn't appear to have light washers in the pics is this right?

    Thanks for your help

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    factory xenons will have holes in bumper and you would need the wiring too for the auto height adjustment. don't have a clue on fitting though
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    There are a few things you need to consider, firstly you need to check if you have a highline ce module so that the car would accept xenon. This can be done by scanning he car with VCDS. Second What xenons are the, standard xenon or bi-xenon? More work is involved with bi-xenon. Thirdly headlight washers and auto levelers are a legal requirement, but the xenon can still be installed without these. I had headlight washers on mine from factory so I didn't need to retrofit it but have not yet done the auto levelers.
    Maybe find out the part number and we can go from there
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    Quote Originally Posted by itwasntme187 View Post
    There are a few things you need to consider, firstly you need to check if you have a highline ce module so that the car would accept xenon. This can be done by scanning he car with VCDS. Second What xenons are the, standard xenon or bi-xenon? More work is involved with bi-xenon. Thirdly headlight washers and auto levelers are a legal requirement, but the xenon can still be installed without these. I had headlight washers on mine from factory so I didn't need to retrofit it but have not yet done the auto levelers.
    Maybe find out the part number and we can go from there
    They are from a split grille model 8P1 so they should be standard Xenon (not bi-xenon). I thought they should have washers too so maybe they are aftermarkets?

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    what do you mean by washers?
    can you get a pic up on here?
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    Here you go - no obvious headlight washers!
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    they are not even xenon's mate , xenon's have projector headlights they look like the standard headlights to me
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    as fran said those are not xenons.
    have a look here for what the xenons look like
    Xenon and Bi-Xenon... differences?
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    My guess is he has fitted a conversion set of Xenon bulbs to std headlights.
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    Thanks for the confirmation fellas

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    Quote Originally Posted by paddy View Post
    My guess is he has fitted a conversion set of Xenon bulbs to std headlights.
    yeah that would make sense paddy so how long till the wiper motor dies then eh mine lasted 6 months before having a bad day lol
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    ​She is back on the road yay!!

 

 

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