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LED REVERSE lights...

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by H88, May 14, 2012.

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    Would of thought they will throw up an error so resistor would be required, plus because the LEDs face straight out they won't utilise the reflector in the light cluster and so will be no brighter, in fact probably worse.
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    As audicruiser says, they won't work properly in the reflector and would need a resistor, but in any case reversing lights aren't on the car for the driver to see at the back - they are there to warn other motorists and pedestrians that the vehicle is reversing !

    If you want to see backwards then get a camera installed.
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    Talk to T8ups on here about LED lights.
    He's supplied many kits to people with out any errors.

    I bought a set of LED reversing lights for my B5 off him some time ago and really like them.

    I was out testing a LED light I made over the weekend and thought I'd test the reversing lights as well.
    Here's some pics.

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    Another Reversing light question.

    My S3 only has 1 reversing light on the left, its a SP3 facelift. Should i have 2?
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    If it's a three door then no, if it's a Sportback then you should have two. On the three door, the near side has the reversing light and the off side has the fog light.
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    Soo... Maybe a stupid question, but does the SB have two fogs at the rear as well, or just the one?
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    Ok thanks people,I will contact t8ups for some led lights :))
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    Two !
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    the 8P3's will bring up errors when installing LED's outside at the rear, i have already tried doing the reverse lights in the SB and they are 501.

    the 8P1 and 8P2 will be fine, i am getting a delivery of bright LED's in and they will fit the DRL's and the Reverse lights.

    Thanks
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    Thanks Cruiser,

    Wasn't too sure if it was my car with a blown bulb
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    Trups mate, text me when you get the reverse LEDs in, I want a set for my SB
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    Will Do Ash.
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    +1 mate :)
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    I'm waiting for the day for some LED brake and indicators for my 2012... :(
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    You've already got one LED brake - how many do you need ? !lol
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    I don't have any LEDs in the rear clusters. I have a 3dr. Unless you mean the high vis brake?

    Only ones I have are in the number plate.
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    Yeah - I mean the high level one !
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    Feels little bit stupid but does anybody know how to take out the reverse light bulb on Audi A3 1.6 TDI 2010 S-Line 8P?

    Anybody got link, please put them here. Thanks.
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