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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by Macdoon, Nov 22, 2013.

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    Roll on tomorrow............ couple of upgrades, thanks to Ultramodz (Matt)


    OEM Bi-Xenons going in
    Rear LED tail lights
    Custom Billet Ali gear knob :yahoo: happy days


    Pics to follow
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    NICE More Mods eh.....
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    Aye man, it's your fault lol, after seeing yours at AITP it had to be done. Then of course they will have to be taken apart and blacked out..... never ends lol.


    Have you got yer new wheels yet?
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    ​We all look forward to the pics :) x
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    :sign_pics:
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    Which LEDs are you going for at the back?
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    They are Dectane, but with OEM glass bonded on
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    Any pics for us yet? :) x
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    I'll.take some when I get a clear non rainy day, but here's taster

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    I'll.take some when I get a clear non rainy day, but here's taster

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    Looks well mate! Do you have any daylight pics of the rears? Love the rear led's just not sure about the black line around the outer edge, especially with mine being red and black, just dont want the over kill of red and black. Im interested to see the conversion. Mite have to tackle it myself :)
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    It was dark by the time we finished, and I'm at work today (leave in the dark come home in the dark), so will hopefully get a load done tomorrow.
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    Yep i share your pain on that one. No probs, ill take a look when ya get chance to take some daylight shots
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    bet hes got oem plastic on the rears so no black line round the outer edge
    same as i did mine
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    Yeah that will look well! Coz thats all that puts me off them. Is their a guide to doing the mod?
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    That's exactly it Lee, OEM rear lenses bonded on


    Mac
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    not seen a guide
    but all i did was

    warm oven few mins at a time till they pulled off
    cleaned up and re sealed them up

    bout 3 hours all in
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    Similar to doing the clear corner mod then?
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    yes same as

    i used tex-flex same as sico-flex

    once that sets its not comeing off
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    Sorted, think I'll give it ago once I've seen the daylight pics
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    I didn't realise you could swap the covers from the OEM clusters to the Dectanes. I'm sure it's straightforward, but I'm very nervous about giving it a go. Knowing my lamentable lack of nous, I'd end up ruining both sets of lights.
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    iv got an old set of B7 oem you could practice on
    but its really easy
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    That's a kind offer, Bez. To be honest, if I was going to have a go, I'd be happy to use my own OEM ones to start with. What troubles me is the idea of heating the Dectanes in the oven. Doesn't that risk buggering up the LEDs and circuitry?
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    Use A hair Dyrer
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    I just used a heat gun on the headlights and just warmed it up gently
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    yes brother, and the ball starts rolling again :D :D
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    Im sure i read a guide on audizine bout this, but i might be wrong, it said that the oem lens would stick out further than the dectane one and that you would have to do a bit of trimmin to get it to sit properly.
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    Here's some more

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    man thats looking mega nah!!

    loving the parking :d

    cant wait to get my winter mods started
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    They look great.
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    Looks spot on that mate! Im definitely doing this mod... Feeling the LCR splitter aswell!
    The LED sidelights will finish it off nicely! How much were the tail lights?
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    Much Better, looks the business. Transformation excellent.

    Get spacers on it now....
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    Cheers Danny, only way to park lol
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    Cheers fella, splitter is vinyl wrapped in brushed steel.
    I will be ordering those LED side lights from Trups, they look spot on, on yours.
    Not sure how much for the rears, done a deal with Matt (Ultamodz) for the bi-xenons/tails/gearknob/engine covers/R8 oil cap
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    I just knew you were gonna mention spacers lol, thinking of changing wheels again:keule:
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    For the money ya cant go wrong really. Who makes the tail lights? Ill see if i can price them up
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    Dectane mate
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    Good man, cheers :)
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