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LED numberplate lights

ElliottB Jan 19, 2012

  1. ElliottB

    ElliottB Audi A3

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    Can anyone tell me were they get there LED numberplate lights from?

    Cheers.
     
  2. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Hi there i got mine from t8ups on here and they work a treat .....
     
  3. ElliottB

    ElliottB Audi A3

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    I will have to send a PM. is it just the bulb you replace or the whole unit? Do you have a pic of them at night?
     
  4. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Hi i dont have a picture but there are loads the forum ,just swapped mine over so much brighter i also done all interior leds ,puddle lights and footwell lights ,and as i live in an area with hardly any street lights its great ...
     
  5. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    The audi bulbs are yellow and the leds are white so much better i wanted it there and then when i first seen it ...
     
  6. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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  7. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    If your car is new (last couple of years) only some LED bulbs work. I had to get mine from Germany on eBay as Trups hasn't sorted no error code ones yet for newest cars.
     
  8. ElliottB

    ElliottB Audi A3

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    my car is 2006 mate
     
  9. sting3rr

    sting3rr Member

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    mine is november 2008, im guessing 2009> means they dont work in all facelift cars though?
     
  10. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Mine is 2008 facelift
     
  11. t8ups

    t8ups Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I got your PM elliot,

    not ignoring you, i have got 16 to get through.

    Thanks
    Trups
     
  12. ElliottB

    ElliottB Audi A3

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    Thanks trups.

    Look forward to hearing from you.
     
  13. XXXCorps

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    Just received my new LED number plate bulbs from Auto LED Shop this morning...
    Got them fitted now and just reporting that there is no bulb out warning on the DIS so all good here. :thrashi:
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2012
  14. Helifella

    Helifella Co-Driver ~ Hattie Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Can we see some nightime pics please? Are they as bright as the other recent LED ones we've seen and spoken about?
     
  15. marknjayne

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  16. mike foster

    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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    Keep checking the fitting. The heatsink is designed to dissipate the heat by airflow over it. To my knowledge there is no cooling air over the fins which can cause melting of the plastic fitting.

    Just a cautionary warning !!
     
  17. XXXCorps

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    Last edited: Jan 21, 2012
  18. XXXCorps

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    I think the flash has blown out the 2nd picture and basically enhanced the number plate reflection like a bloody speed camera...
     
  19. t8ups

    t8ups Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    you got a picture of what bulb it is? is it the lamp or just a replacment bulb?
     
  20. marknjayne

    marknjayne Member

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    had them in for months now with no issues
     
  21. XXXCorps

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  22. mike foster

    mike foster Fossie VCDS Map User

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    That's good - I was merely pointing out that some festoon bulbs with heatsinks have been known to cause plastic melting problems !
     

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