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Facelifted Q7

Discussion in 'Q2, Q3, RSQ3 Q5, SQ5 & Q7 Forum' started by PIMPMYQ7, Dec 13, 2009.


    PIMPMYQ7 New Member

    Dec 13, 2009
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    Hi, seems a little quiet in this part of the site compared to others! :notme:

    I have been an avid reader of the A4/A3 section for a few months now and impressed with the level of knowledge and work in general on the threads I have read.

    So... I thought you guys may know whether it is possible to add the 2009MY facelift bumpers along with LED front & rear lights onto a pre facelift model Q7. The parts seems readily available from ebay.de etc.

    The headlamps look like they are the same shape as the previous ones so hopefully they are a straight swap, maybe some electrical work needed new ballast or vagcom? If they're not then it would mean getting wings too.

    Everything else seems like it would pretty much be a straight swap - rear bumper & trim, front bumper - so long as wings are not different shape. I will be calling Audi tomorrow to get some prices to see if its even a viable option, but they have been unhelpful with similar request regarding facelift parts fitting older vehicles before, so I will not waste my time asking them about the bits fitting.

    Any ideas?
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  3. Gops

    Gops Badger 5 Edition
    VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Audi S3

    Nov 6, 2009
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    Sometimes audi are useless!! My guess would be that the facelifts lights would be slightly different. Abit of handy work and it should fit. I think the wings are different though. Had any luck since?
  4. s8craig

    s8craig Well-Known Member
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    Jul 26, 2005
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    Facelift headlights are the same as before, but you would require a new from controller module J519 and some wiring changes to fit them. Also the lights on ebay are 99% LHD and not for the UK market.

    I've done the LED rear lights and my next project is the DRL LED front headlights/S-line bumper & grill.
  5. zed

    zed New Member

    Apr 5, 2010
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    Craig, will you be offering this as a service to customers?


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