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Number Plate Light Replacment

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by StevenH, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. StevenH

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    Hi All,

    My Audi A3 is due to be delivered on the 1st March. I would like to change the number plate light to an LED one. Can anyone point me in the right direction to what fitting the bulb is what what kind i need?

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  3. mike foster

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    Steven - your thread title talks about 'number plate light' and in the text you talk about ' boot light'. Which do you mean ?

    If you do a search for 'LED number plate lights' or similar you will find loads of information.

    The light inside the boot is a 501 bulb - 5 watt capless and if you want to change that to led make sure it is canbus error free.
     
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    Interior LED upgrades T8ups is your man (EM Tuning). Numberplate wise there are a few options available. The LED ones are extremely bright and not to everyones taste and then there are filament bulbs with a blue coating which give a white look but are somewhat dimmer than the LED's. At the moment we are struggling to get a happy medium with some LED lights which are not as intence as the one mentioned above.

    On my car I have the LED upgrades in the boot with an aditional fitted to the right. Then I have 5w blue coated filament bulbs in the numberplate lights all from T8ups (Trups EM Tuning). The loom for the right hand boot light is available from RobinA3.

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  6. StevenH

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    Well spotted mike. It is infact the 'number plate light' i want to replace. I seen a UV on in a passing Audi and it looked the business.
     

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