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headlight upgrade help

abdus Aug 28, 2007

  1. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

    I've already done the wiring and fitted them on the car...had this bit cut off:


    (from the sticky thread)

    BUT the headlight is leaving a gap with the wing (the curved bit)..it won't push any further in...Any ideas?

  2. I have fitted facelift headlights to a pre-facelift S3. I had to cut more than is shown in that picture. Here's what I removed:


    Somehow it felt a bit wrong taking an angle grinder to such a nice car, but I think the end result was good.
  3. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User

    cheers mate...That's what I thought...will give it a go again tomorrow..result is well worth it :)
  4. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

    Yeah i had to take about what is shown in the pic off too plus a bit of the black plastic bumper guides too - still didnt sit exactly flush but its barely noticeable.

    also watch you dont break the inner plug on the light like i did with one of mine, its now only miracles that hold it in place - yet to fall out tho lol

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