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Xenons and driving abroad

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Vertigo1, Nov 14, 2012.

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    You cant buy the oem led parts seperate, so its either all in or not mate & yes its fairly expensive to retrofit, eg. previous 8P was 2k or so for the full install, as required levelling systems & headlight washers.
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    Ouch, would definitely be interested in the DRL LEDS and rear LEDS if they could be purchased separate
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    Isnt going to happen mate & ripping headlights apart to fit these may not have the desired affect you want, just spec xenons or get them fitted, hard pill to swallow I know.
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    The Xenons aren't cheap to spec in the first place but are worth it, moreso now that you also get the rear LED lights as they make a big difference IMO.

    I noticed you can't actually spec just the Xenons on the 8V - they only come as part of a package which also includes the interior light package and light & rain sensors.
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    Whats the cost of that pack now then?
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    £1250
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    Xenons added over £30 to my monthly payments and the S Line nearly £100, would loved to of spec'd them but couldn't justify the increase in monthly payments
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    Thats a damn good bargain £1250
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    Yeah it's not too bad really. Many people say how expensive Xenons are but the components required aren't cheap, just ask anyone who's needed a Xenon headlight bulb replaced - my boss was recently quoted over £300 for one on his A5!
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    Yeah tbh thats one thing I dont by from audi, you can buy better/same ones for half if not less than that price.
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    What about the rear LEDs? Could they be retro fitted on their own mate?
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    As long as modules fitted supports them, I dont see why we couldnt, you want to step up for the retrofit?
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    I haven't ordered my car yet haha, I'm still debating. Just enquiring incase I do decide to order one, if I do then is definitely be up for getting them fitted. How much you think it's cost mate?
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