1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Who has used trups?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by mattyb6, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    Is any one using bulbs from trups?


    If so, what are his number plate lights like?
    and any other bulb for that matter?

    Cheers
     
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Black Edition Audi S4 s tronic

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    7,935
    Likes Received:
    2,355
    I've used T8ups for all of my white LED interior lighting. He's helpful, knowledgeable and quick, and the bulbs are excellent; so easy to fit and they really improve the interior at night.

    I can't speak for his number plate lights , as I sourced those elsewhere, but lots of members have them and seem to speak highly of them.
     
  4. IanFM

    IanFM Active Member
    quattro Audi A5 TDi

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2012
    Messages:
    452
    Likes Received:
    81
    I have a full set of interior + number plate bulbs from him and absolutely no problems at all. They make a huge difference to the car in my opinion.

    2013-01-22 19.13.54.jpg 20131223_143009.jpg 2013-12-23 14.45.24.jpg
     
  5. a6_chris

    a6_chris Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2012
    Messages:
    1,883
    Likes Received:
    158
    I have for a number of things, can't fault his products at all and so have 90% of the forum :p
     
  6. sidibear

    sidibear Looking for Zombies !!
    Staff Member Moderator Audi A4

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2008
    Messages:
    2,317
    Likes Received:
    744
    If you are after bulbs don't look anywhere else, he is the man.

    If you search the forum posts for bulbs, he is the one everyone recommends.
     
  7. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    Good! That's all the feedback I need and pictures do more than enough justice I'm my opinion.
    Thanks lads

    I'm just waiting for a reply now.
     
  8. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
    Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2010
    Messages:
    15,160
    Likes Received:
    1,121
    Like the above said.

    He's the one you want to talk to.
    He's done 3 cars, a boat, a house for me and some random projects for me.

    You can't really go wrong.
     
    mattyb6 likes this.
  9. GeoffDunk

    GeoffDunk Well-Known Member
    Team Panther Audi RS4 quattro Audi Avant Owner Group

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2012
    Messages:
    1,285
    Likes Received:
    382
    I used him for some bulbs and although the service was good bulbs were wrong, 2nd set of bulbs were correct but the design was poor so never used them.

    Polite and good service though and everyone has only good things to say about him so I am sure I am very much in the minority.
     
  10. andy.l

    andy.l Member

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2013
    Messages:
    224
    Likes Received:
    20
    Used him a few times now for bulb upgrades,always friendly,fast postage and quality bulbs
     
  11. DieselJake

    DieselJake God Mode

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2012
    Messages:
    2,150
    Likes Received:
    376
    Only once for some led indicators... got told they were amber but were definately red :beee:.
     
  12. leegsi

    leegsi Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2013
    Messages:
    489
    Likes Received:
    57
    Not the cheapest but good quality bulbs
     
  13. Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps

    Paul @ Unit 9 Remaps Site Sponsor
    Site Sponsor

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,035
    Likes Received:
    130
    I've used him for headlight and side light bulbs' weren't very good at all so went to buy Osram night breakers and much better both head and side
     
  14. NICK-C

    NICK-C Nick

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2009
    Messages:
    711
    Likes Received:
    114
    I have used him for 3 of my cars now and always had great service.
     
  15. Phil-1

    Phil-1 Well-Known Member
    Regional Rep

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2013
    Messages:
    1,954
    Likes Received:
    603
    I have used him for DLR and fog lights. Will be getting interior bulbs off him once I change the light units
     
  16. Paul_TDi

    Paul_TDi Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    347
    Likes Received:
    24
    My interior is kitted out with his bulbs

    [​IMG]

    Boot lights that are actually useful!

    [​IMG]

    I think they give a far more classy look to the interior. and the puddle lights I had on my A3 actually showed the puddles, unfortunately my A4 doesn't have them.

    The number plate bulbs are great aswell. Not tried any of the sidelights or bulbs for up front, I found the sidelight prices too high for me.
     
  17. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Messages:
    14,039
    Likes Received:
    565
    I've used him several times, mainly for interior LED's. On my C5 A6 the map lights have an issue where they didn't work independently of the courtesy lights. At no cost to myself he sent me some alternative solutions until we found one that worked - the fault is a resistance issue unique to the C5 chassis I believe.

    Maybe not the cheapest, but if we all wanted the cheapest we'd be driving Dascia's.

    [​IMG]
     
    Sandra likes this.
  18. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    I'm dealing with him now for full interior kit, and number plate lights

    I'm unsure what headlights to go for, I've just binned my HIDs as it was causing abs lights etc.

    Night breakers seem to be to the top choice but they're like £30 or something so may have to get then another time
    As I'm getting pressed plates this week too lol
     
  19. Paul_TDi

    Paul_TDi Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    347
    Likes Received:
    24
    Don't bin your HID's.

    Relocate your NS earth and cover the HID cables in kitchen foil. Or just try the later first, thats what fixed my ABS problems.

    As for Sidelights I bought a single LED CREE bulb from HID's Direct. Don't buy cluster bulbs, you end up with a couple of LED's on each cluster failing quickly.
     
  20. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    I've got some mint sidelight bulbs already. And my brother has asked for my HIDs now lol
    So he can have them. I do a lot of nighttime driving and HIDs just weren't bright enough.

    I CBA to relocate earths etc, I'm just after a set of bright bulbs really. Plus I was sick to death of seeing ballast behind the lights, as I couldn't fit them under the lights.
     
  21. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2007
    Messages:
    7,210
    Likes Received:
    2,480
    The interior bulbs are great, had them in 3 cars, no complaints here. Top bloke too.
     
    mattyb6 likes this.
  22. Advert Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  23. Paul_TDi

    Paul_TDi Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    Messages:
    347
    Likes Received:
    24
    Fair enough, I bought slim ballasts and did the full OEM+ install.
     
  24. Icarus83

    Icarus83 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2013
    Messages:
    241
    Likes Received:
    71
    As Paul said, dont bin them, just try adjusting the location of the cables for the high voltage feeds to the cluster. Had the same on mine with the error, tucked them down toward the floor (so they are at right angles to the ABS etc loom behind so the interference is minimal). Foil would shield them too.

    Get your Nightbreakers from bulb sellers on ebay if you want to go down that route, I've bought genuine pairs for £16 before, sod paying £30!!!


    I got a quote from Trups for mine, and to be honest I was staggered at the cost so it'll have to wait a few months before I can afford them. I do have the optional interior light pack, so puddle, footwell and sidemarker lights on the door edges, and its an avant. So with all the extras needed its a lot of bulbs!

    I see a lot of people on this forum comment that he is the man you should talk to for bulbs though......hence I will be buying from him when funds allow.
     
    #22 Icarus83, Jun 5, 2014
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2014
  25. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    I'm getting full interior pack for mine inc plate bulbs from trups, my brother has my HIDs now, think was had burnt out by the looks of it.

    Il will getting 2pairs of night breakers next month and hopefully that should be it.

    Il post some pics when they're all done
     
  26. Lafarge

    Lafarge New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2013
    Messages:
    27
    Likes Received:
    3
    HID Conversion kit, chrome indicator bulbs, fogs, 6000k all round. Only issue was the 2 LED side lights didn't work properly but I couldn't be arsed to return them - bought Cree bulbs from fleabay instead. All good otherwise, and he's easy to speak to and seems clued up.
     
  27. mattyb6

    mattyb6 Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2012
    Messages:
    977
    Likes Received:
    75
    I've got all mine in now fitted them last week
    All running great and nice and bright
     

Share This Page