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Can i replace S3 headlights with S5 LED Type ???

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by boothville, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. boothville

    boothville New Member

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    Can anyone point me in the right direction, i really like the S5 headlights with the integral LEDs and hoped there might be some aftermarket product out there that i can put on my S3 ?
     
  2. Eeef

    Eeef Lord of War

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    They look pish. leave well alone.
     
  3. mikep

    mikep Member

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    Some bloke on Basildon Market probably sells them.
     
  4. N8

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    lol - I like the LED running lights, but no I don't think you'll find any decent aftermarket 1s!
     
  5. L60N

    L60N Guest

    *cough*

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  6. a3norwich

    a3norwich Not anymore - Back 2 BMW (shh)

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    Why oh why?!?!?
     
  7. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Active Member

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    apparently facelift 8p will incorporate LED lights.
     
  8. Von Maximo

    Von Maximo The Damned

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    LED . . . It's the future!

    Those who dislike it aren't very forthcoming to change. . . . Give it time
     
  9. JPD125

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    Like crystal taillights and M3 wing mirrors ,every corsa in the country will sport these soon. :crying:
     
  10. Kontraband

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    Man, I so cant wait to get my car I was listening the guy on AudiTV *ahem* saying the LEDs work as safety feature *ahem* as they come on in 0.1s instead of 0.3 as the trad lights do.

    .... personally, I quite like the LED's. :tumble:
     
  11. Splathead

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    I was in two minds about waiting for the facelift even after seeing the cabrio pictures.

    However, I then saw a chavved up series 1 Vectra estate with some LED's built into the headlights (along with in the screen washer nozzles and strip lighting underneath). The LEDs in the headlights were in a similar formation to the A3 cabrio and my decision was made - very not pretty! :sadlike:

    I'm the first to acknowledge that LED lights are the future due to their fast response times, long life and low power consumption but the solutions on the market at the moment are just a half-way-house - at least with regard to headlights.

    The next stage of lighting development is to have headlights just made of LED clusters. Individual lights will then turn on and off to suit the type of driving ie. cornering or motorway driving. Until then, I'm not interested
     
  12. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Active Member

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    If the LED's are standard their ok, like a factory bodykit it looks ok not to much or OTT. When you get chavs adding lights even lexus clusters it just looks terrible & massive bodykits with vents for no reason in places considered by no one.

    In this day & age it is cool to keep your car looking standard, fast & the furious films, pimp my ride UK & US fucked it all up cause everyone found out about how to make their cars look ****.
     
  13. marriedblonde

    marriedblonde Moderator

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    I'm with MAttyboy on this one, they look on cars as standard, not a fan of aftermarket.

    I had a bit of a run in with a new S6, all I could see was these bloody LED's in my rear view mirror, had a bit of a play not really knowing what it was behind... Bloody hell do those things shift.... I thought my car was nippy :)
    J.
     
  14. mattyboy199

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    they have the lambo/audi V10 in, their very ******* smart to interior is just WOW factor
     

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