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B6 to B7 Cab rear lights

1wheelonly Aug 23, 2009

  1. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    Whos done the mod ?

    Has anyone got round the problem of still have the top light ( now brake light ) half lit as a second side light ?
     
  2. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    ive done it !!

    now it looks as it should, just the square lit up in the middle.
     
  3. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    1wheel... any photos?
     
  4. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    non lit up losty, but you can see from the pic how much neater the new ones are.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    doh! Cab rear lights..... I was wondering how this was being done ;)
     
  6. andyccr

    andyccr 2003 1.8T Sport Ebony Black A4 Cabriolet

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    Good to see some people are starting to follow the B6 to B7 trend !!!

    Its good to be back to the forums after a 9 month break due to work !!!!

    Anyone wanting B6 cab help then drop me a PM

    Andy
     
  7. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    andy, me thinks you need the help buddy, my lights work properly now mate LOL:moa:
     
  8. blackpool1974

    blackpool1974 Member VCDS Map User

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    I bought the Kufatec conversion adapter, do I have this problem ??

    If so, what is the solution, you haven't said :shutup2:
     
  9. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    yes you deffo have the problem.
    kufatec adapters only stop you getting the bulb warnings on the dis, they dont get round the problem of still having the brake light half lit.
    the b7 lights should only have the middle square lit and the top section is for brake light only, i guess im correct in saying that the top is lit aswell as the center square on side lights, then the top becomes full brightness when you brake.
    the top light still has a 5v feed to it as it is the side light that becomes a brake light ( 12v feed )
    the 5v feed needs to be removed but still allow 12v from the brake.
     
  10. flight89

    flight89 New Member

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    Sorry for the newbie question, but what other items would I need other than the rear light clusters and bulbs, and where could I source them from other than ebay?

    Would I need to do any metal cutting to get these to fit or is it all electrics?

    I am somewhat of an Audi novice so any help would be appreciated!
     
  11. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    you need the lights and the loom adapters, thats it, straight forward swap out, they are exactly the same size.
    the kufatec looms are about £57 plus the postage from germany, im making them now, exactly the same and can sell you them for £50 inclusive of postage.
    as for the lights themselves, the bay is the first option but there hard to come by in pairs, seem to bee more rights than lefts about.
    pm a guy called pjmspeedy, he gets parts at a good price and could do you a good deal.
     
  12. dhillon884

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    Hey,

    I did the b7 light upgrade in the summer, then bought my kafutec adapters and I noticed the same thing....

    Is anyone local to the midlands who could sort the problem out for me?
     
  13. blackpool1974

    blackpool1974 Member VCDS Map User

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    You can do it yourself, but I am sworn to secrecy :no:
     
  14. linners

    linners Member

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    Oh, come on :applaus:
     
  15. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    dhillon,
    im in the midlands and can sort it for you, where abouts are you
     
  16. markyzs180

    markyzs180 Member

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    1wheel has spent hours researching and testing this mod and is the ONLY person in the world to have worked out the fix so everyone he has done it for is sworn into the b7 light club and any member of the club found to have divulged 'the knowledge' is hunted down by the other members and sacrificed to the god known as '1' ..........
     
  17. linners

    linners Member

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    LOL

    How do I join the B7 light club?
     
  18. markyzs180

    markyzs180 Member

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    get yourself a set of b7 rears, drop 1wheelonly a pm, chuck the lights in yuor boot, set your satnav to 'the midlands' drive up swap them over, let 'god' work his magic then take the oath of allegiance to the club.....easy LOL
     
  19. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    LMFAO !!!!

    how are you mark, been a while buddy, thanks for the support mate.
    hope your B7's are still lit as they should be !! and not how kufatec imagine they should be ! lol
     
  20. markyzs180

    markyzs180 Member

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    Lights are cool mucko :applaus:

    thought you'd fell out with me dude...no replies from pm's, not answering your phone....theres only so much rejection i can take :sob::moa:
     
  21. 1wheelonly

    1wheelonly cabriolet VCDS Map User

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    not been on much mukka, and i sent you a reply by email, calls ???? wouldnt reject you my old pal, not when its your round. lol
    trying to get bike all sorted now over the winter ready for next year so lost interest in the car for a bit, not to much to get for it now really, still looking at the A5's but cant afford a cab though.
     
  22. markyzs180

    markyzs180 Member

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    DO NOT put the wheels back on that bike til at least May.....you know you won't be able to resist if its sitting in the garage just waiting .....stop looking at a5's you donut, you've got the mintest a4 cab on here.....
     
  23. 1wheelonly

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    bikes always first buddy lol
    as for the cab, had it 2 years now!
     
  24. blackpool1974

    blackpool1974 Member VCDS Map User

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    When you say London, Whereabouts ??
     
  25. dhillon884

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    Hey, 1wheel,

    I'm in Dudley (go to uni in loughborough and my girl is in Nottingham), so i guess i'm all over the midlands.

    I have just given my cab to my cousin so he can get some work done to it while i'm busy, but i'll give u a shout in a week and see if we can arrange something.
     
  26. 1wheelonly

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    no problem mate, you must pass me on the way to both.
     
  27. linners

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    LOL

    Not been on here for a few days so just spotted the replies - thx :icon_thumright:

    I have a set of lights up in the loft (for 1 year now :wacko:) and will be PM'ing Mr 1 wheelonly now.....
     
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    Hi

    I would be very grateful if you could give me some info on connecting up b7 tail lights to b6 cab?

    Cheers Mark
     
  29. blackpool1974

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  30. 1wheelonly

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    plug and play yes but expensive and they dont get the rear light up as it should be
     
  31. blackpool1974

    blackpool1974 Member VCDS Map User

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    It is such a closely guarded secret to get them working correctly.

    Who actually sussed it :sadlike:
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2010
  32. 1wheelonly

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    that would be me, i thought i sorted you out on yours
     
  33. blackpool1974

    blackpool1974 Member VCDS Map User

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    Yes, I am sorted Paul told me when I bought some parts off him

    I wonder how many people are driving round without realising their B7 lights aren't looking like they are supposed to, I have seen a few on the motorways
     
  34. 1wheelonly

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    ive seen a few now, makes me laugh when i see it, they must all have the kufatec looms and think its right.
     
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    I have kufatec wiring and haven't changed it.

    I have done mine with software, is that how you did yours
     
  36. 1wheelonly

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    yes mate, thats what i mean, the kufatec loom alone doesnt complete the job, coding is required, kufatec themselves when i contacted them knew nothing, useless ! this is why i went on a mission to resolve.
    the plugs to adapt your own looms yourself are only about a quid each and the resistor needed is about £3 doddle
     
  37. pjkram

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    Thanks for your replys I was just about to shell out £60 on a loom that does half the job! Would someone be interested in selling me a working loom?
     
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    hi any one got a correct working loom for b6 to b7 rear lights for sale need a pair asap!
     
  39. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Kufatec sell them I think.
     
  40. itsmeagain

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    I have been looking at mine recently, never actually checked them at night as I am always driving it. But I let my mate drive it a few days ago and I noticed that I too have the issue of the top light still being illuminated. When it should only be the square in the middle of the light that is lit up. Can anyone help??
     

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