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Front Fog LED bulbs

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by danb986, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. danb986
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    danb986 In awe of VCDS

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    I've enabled front fogs as DRL's and have just noticed that it's possible to get H7 LED bulbs, so I've got a few questions now.

    1) Has anyone fitted these to their car yet? (I'm sure I've read about someone doing it, but can't find it through the search function)

    2) Will this throw a bulb out warning? - I don't think the front fogs are cold tested, but I'm not 100% sure.
    I suppose I could pull out a bulb and see what happens.

    3) My front fogs as DRL's are dimmed to 40% by VCDS, will I still be able to dim the LED's? I know LED's are dimmable as my brothers car dimmed the LED sidelights he fitted when the ignition was off, and my rear Sportback LED lights have the inners dimmed to match the outers better, but I'm just wondering if they'll dim in the same way as my normal H7's.

    I am aware that due to the strength of the light and also the colour temperature that they won't be as effective in fog conditions, but to be honest I've never really found that they helped anyway. It's purely a cosmetic thing, as dimming the standard halogen bulbs makes them look more brown than white. I've tried various different uprated halogens which are much brighter and whiter, but they lose their whiteness when you run them at 40% brightness.
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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    one of uor menbers have done it use my name to search on commened topics it was quite recent
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    danb986 In awe of VCDS

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    Thanks nally, I've found it.
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    nally MPG the new BPH

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    no worries
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    Can u link to it plz :)
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    pm me, il be able to help you out with the bulbs if you need them.
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    danb986 In awe of VCDS

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    Cheers, I appreciate it. I'm not holding out much hope on the cheapo ones from Hong Kong, so I'll probably be on to you for a proper set.
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