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check if xenons and bose fitted

deebow Mar 28, 2012

  1. deebow

    deebow New Member

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    Hi
    seen a a3 that im looking to go see tomorrow but just wanted to know the sellers advised it got xeons and bose stereo fitted. how would i know fi this is the case. is there any tell tale signs i should be looking for
    thanks
     
  2. mx_rab

    mx_rab Member

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    Bose on the speaker covers in the doors. The xenons will be super bright
     
  3. quattro81

    quattro81 All the gear.. No idea

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    +1 .... And the lights will power up when first switched on rather than snap to full brightness like a normal head bulb would
     
  4. Rob2k68

    Rob2k68 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Audi S3 DSG

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    Think xenons require headlamp washers by law so also look for the pop up washer cutout in the bumper.
     
  5. mjr901

    mjr901 Parts Manager - (Main Dealer) Gold Supporter Audi S3 Audi Main Dealer

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    xenons have the glass ball sphere shape inside the headlight, I don't think normal lights do.
     
  6. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Xenons will warm up and auto-level when they're turned on, very obvious compared to standard lights. As for Bose, look for logo on the speaker grilles, and a lot of headunits will say Bose when they turn on (though not the RNS-E).
     
  7. audigex

    audigex Active Member

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    RNSe doesn't show BOSE when turning on that I've noticed. In fact, I don't think I've noticed it anywhere other than the door speakers and sound quality.
     
  8. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    That's what I said, not RNS-E. The Concert and Syphony ones do, iirc.
     

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