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Tail lights query?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Oranoco, Jun 3, 2008.

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    How many different varients of the 99> tail lights are there?

    Been told by a couple of people there is more than one. If anybody has any pics and if poss part numbers I would be eternally gratefull. I might even offer my wife for loan! lol
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    98/99 pre facelift have grey tinted reverse lights, 99/00 post facelift have clear reverse lights, but both have same overall design
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    So there's only one set of 99> lights then?

    94>96 Square reverse lamp
    96>99 Wide indicator smoked reverse light
    99>01 Wide indicator clear revers light, reverse and indicators swapped positions.

    Euro Car Parts for £28 a pop then seeing as Audi want £56 a pop:racer:
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    fitted aftermarket ones to mine, came wired for 96, so had to open car harness plugs and swap reverse/indicator connections around
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    Got a pic of the lamps on the car mate? Sorry to be cheeky
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    went for the crystal red/clear ones, about £50 german ebay [​IMG]
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    They are what i have, went straight on my 98, but it could be because i had Facelift lights on mine and had to switch the wires for those
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    ive swapped brake/rear light and fog light bulb holders around, reckon there better with brake/rear light up top, also added red coloured 501 bulbs to third brake light as it looked a bit pink when lit compared to main lights
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    Cool, i left mine with the Fog up top, i like the fog light to be seperate.
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