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Anyone to fit headlights in Teesside area?

JDM82 Mar 5, 2012

  1. JDM82

    JDM82 Member

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    Im looking at buying the D-Lite DRL headlights but I'll need someone to fit them. Any suggestions in the Teesside area? I don't wanna go to just any garage cause most garages see your car as a piece of metal and not your pride and joy. I've had some bad experiences.

    Any suggestions would be great :o.k:


    Theres a few VAG indies around but still I don't think they will treat my car the way id want it to be treated.
     
  2. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

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    Try user NHN.
     
  3. JDM82

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    Anymore suggestions guys and girls?
     
  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Have you got a link to the headlights in question so I can look at the wiring diagrams please.
     
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    viceroy Active Member

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    Be careful these could be for left hand drive cars only!!!

    You need to buy right hand drive specific headlights or the beam pattern will be all wrong.
     
  8. JDM82

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    I didnt even bother to ask, ****, I hope they are. Im sure other members on here have the same lights? I've e-mailed them but hopefully they will be fine. If anyone has these lights would they let me know if there ok for right hand drive cars. Cheers



     
  9. lenti

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    i did a misstake buying Dectane Devil Eyes on my B7, they look great but they were a pain in the ass.. the light was awful, the leds were not bright enough..
    I wouldnt buy such things again.. instead of theese buy original bi-xenon bro. dont spend money on thoose, idid buy my bixenons from germany 250 euro with everything including the kufatec cable..
     
  10. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    as above plug an play
    bumper off thats it
    hours work
     
  11. JDM82

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    Did you have these lights Bez? Are they for right hand drive cars do you know? Are the LED's really that weak?

    Also do they cause any errors?

    Are these lights bad for steaming up? Ive noticed a few aftermarket lights suffering with condensation.
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2012
  12. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Oh dear they dont sound to good then, tbh each to there own but they dont look too great either, if I'm honest I would suggest fitting oem xenons, far better.
     
  13. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    yeah and they fitted perfect
    the leds are really bright
    i had hids in the beam aswell a member on here has got them now and as far as i know he is really pleased with them
     
  14. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Thats goosed you now, 1 saying good other saying bad lol, then again Bez used better lighting systems with them so maybe helped.
     
  15. JDM82

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    Well as long as the led's are bright I can upgrade the bulbs. I'd love HID's but with the new laws etc I think i'll just go for quality bulbs and hope for the best.
     
  16. JDM82

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    Cheers guys, once again being a member of this site has helped me no ends :icon_thumright:
     
  17. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    just get 4300 hids
    the mot tester never checks
    ok some do but u can remove prior the mot
    but make sure there aligned propley
     
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    Could you point me in the right direction of some quality 4300 hids Bez?
     
  19. hades-

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    look @ this thread -> New Headlights as a gift....

    I was talking about the Dectane Devil Eyes :D
    but if you look at audizine, you will se sooo many ppl complaining @ thoose lights to.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Something like these Bez?

    Audi 50w HID Conversion kits - Xenon HID Headlight Upgrade Kits from HIDs DIRECT Ltd

    Sorry for the amount of questions, I haven't a clue when it comes to HID's etc :sorry:
     
  22. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    yeah they will do
     
  23. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Bez as you have fitted the lights before, are they the type that have a shutter that opens and closes when flicking between dipped/high beam

    These are the ones I used to have, and they did
    [​IMG]

    Mac
     
  24. hades-

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    u must have had bi-xeons
    mine wasnt and the link aint there normal h7's
    never seen aftermarkets with the bi-xeon
     
  25. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    did urs come wih ballasts etc
     
  26. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Not bi-xenons, just projector lens fitted with std bulbs, If i remember they are made by Depo, problem I had was that when flicking between dipped/high the shutter in the projector lens often stuck open, just wondered if those lights you had, had the shutter too.
     
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    never herd of them haveing a bi-xeon shutter with normal bulbs
    these dont have them
     
  28. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Halogens have 2 seperate bulb locations, so also find it hard to have shutter based halogens.
     
  29. Macdoon

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  30. hades-

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    the ones on that link dont seem to have shutters
    my st has bi-xeon if im right shutter comes up with high beam and also the other high beam bulb works hence bi-
     
  31. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    I'm no expert on lights, but they definately weren't bi-xenon, and had the shutter, the o/s shutter was forever sticking open (quick stop, bang on headlight-voila shut).
    Got rid of them to fit gen bi-xenon but ebayer let me down, so now looking for a new set, like the idea of your old type fitted with hid kit tho.
     

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