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Audi S3 - Silver trim on xenon lights?

ApolloS3 Jan 21, 2013

  1. ApolloS3

    ApolloS3 Member

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    Hi everyone,

    Just a quick question, anyone know why i have silver trim on my xenon lights like so:

    silver.jpg

    when others have black?

    black.jpg

    Mine is a 58 plate, but ive also seen 2010 reg S3's with silver.

    Have i got a specific model or something?

    Jordan
     
  2. amar06fbr

    amar06fbr Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    :think: thats a good question, never noticed that before
     
  3. Arjuanamo

    Arjuanamo 4300K

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    The silver trim is only for the adaptive headlights that adjust to any changes to the steering wheel,so when u go round a bend the beam also moves with the direction of the wheels.When i was looking at the brochure i believe it was a few hundred pounds extra so didnt think it was worth it.
     
  4. Artimus

    Artimus Shortback

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    Good question & good answer! Thanks both.

    I've never noticed there was a difference before & don't remember seeing any with black trim either, just thought they were all silver like mine. 👍
     
  5. ApolloS3

    ApolloS3 Member

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    Thanks guys,

    I definitely have adaptive headlights, they turn left/right when i turn the wheel, awesome around bends.

    Can anyone else confirm that they have black trim with non-adaptive headlights?
     
  6. deanshaw24

    deanshaw24 Active Member

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    Yep, I have a black trim and mine are non-adaptive.
     
  7. grr666

    grr666 Member

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    Yup, black non adaptive here.
     
  8. MrLapou

    MrLapou Well-Known Member

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    Yip sliver trim here with adaptive.
     
  9. NHN

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

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    Adaptive silver on our 2.
     
  10. JS3

    JS3 Member VCDS Map User

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    OK - so the obvious question, are the adaptive headlights an easy retrofit?
     
  11. NHN

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

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    Needs rewiring internally/externally, modules changing, coding etc, its possible yes just takes time to do, let me know if you want a supply/fit solution.
     

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