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guide on fitting facelifts headlights on prefacelifts A3

abdus May 29, 2007

  1. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    anybody has a guide please...esp the bit of modifying the wing I keep reading about...Thanks
     
  2. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    Have a look at the sticky at the top of the a3 section
     
  3. dantheman1986

    dantheman1986 Member

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    need the pics to work tho really
     
  4. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    i went through it....being anewbie, I do find it a bit complicated...I read RichA3Turbo's post again and again, and still trying to figure it out...esp the inner wing bit
     
  5. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    will any facelift headlights fit (with the mods in RichA3Turbo's) or do I need only 2001-2003?

    or simpler, will any light after 2001 fit? wthere it is 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

    Thanks...

    Somebody please confirm
     
  6. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    2001-2003 - but unless you currently have xenons you dont want S3 ones.

    If you buy the plugs and leads as per the other thread the wiring is quite easy - its just a case of marking where each colour goes to before you cut the wires from the old lights to make your new loom.

    Its quite self explanitory once u have it infront of u
     
  7. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    OK thanks.

    :)
     
  8. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    so these should be fine then:

    8PO941003L

    8PO941004L

    ?
     
  9. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Don't think they will fit - 8P part number means it is the new A3 (i.e. 2004 onwards). You are looking for an 8L part number.
     
  10. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

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    OK thanks...so it should start with an 8L...

    8L0 941 003 it will be then

    Thanks all.
     

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