LED Front Fogs B8.5

jdp1962

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Just ordered mine. :)
 

V6_Man

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Just wanted to add a big thank you to @t8ups who immediately realised I was a numpty when I ordered two packs, thinking it was one bulb per pack. :)

PMSL Jeff .


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Tuco88

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Mr t8ups could you recommend and led number plate bulbs for b8.5 A4 that will cause no error codes?

Anyone consider changing the xenons lights on the B8.5 to leds. Looks to be alot of trouble more than its worth?
 

Marky007

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I have the xenon plus in mine (optional extra) not sure what the plus is for . . .:readit:
 

pazaudi

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Well that was quick delivery, ordered Sunday and arrived yesterday. Shame I can't install them for a couple of weeks.
 

cbeadle2508

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@t8ups I've just ordered a pair of yours, how do they perform as the cornering lights? do they fade off once you straighten back up like the existing halogens do or do they instantly turn off?
 

Marky007

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@t8ups I've just ordered a pair of yours, how do they perform as the cornering lights? do they fade off once you straighten back up like the existing halogens do or do they instantly turn off?
Yeah work just as before

You will notice much brighter light when your walking towards car and welcome lights are activated.

And they look great.:thumbs up:

As for cornering lights I don't think they shine far enough to be much use before or after bulb change.
 
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I believe (and @t8ups please correct me if I am wrong) you don't have to use the filters if you don't want them to. It is there in case you don't like the "shade" and want it either touch yellow-ish or more white.
 

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Now I’ve opened the box, I’ll be going bareback; no filters.

And you've exactly the same LEDs as posted by other members
 

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It's easy; the box image shows three different colour choices; use one or other of the two filters or no filter at all. Simples!

It looks like Trups is now selling LEDs rather than the white bulbs that I got back when I changed mine. Might just be the time to change mine as well. I will ask him what is the difference between both (apart from the new one being LEDs and old ones not).


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jdp1962

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It looks like Trups is now selling LEDs rather than the white bulbs that I got back when I changed mine. Might just be the time to change mine as well. I will ask him what is the difference between both (apart from the new one being LEDs and old ones not).
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Yup; your existing ones are ice white halogen. I had a set too but for some reason one of them never worked properly so I reverted to the OEMs. I'm hoping for a better outcome tomorrow with the LEDs.
 

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Yup; your existing ones are ice white halogen. I had a set too but for some reason one of them never worked properly so I reverted to the OEMs. I'm hoping for a better outcome tomorrow with the LEDs.

Keep us posted mate - will go ahead depending on your feedback/review


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Hi all,

The halogen ice whites are what they say on the tin, a whiter halogen bulb, they perform the same as the oem halogen so is for the colour and for the price and very good mod.

The led versions are the latest offering, as everyone has said the filters are only there if you either want to go 3000k or like 8000k, i have never tested these filters but all the ones i have fitted have never had then and are awesome right out the box. These are an upgrade, approx 4 times brighter than a halogen.

These leds come all aligned, for the fog lamps you dont have to do nothing, some cars that run H11 bulbs (mainly jap) have to put them in upside down so you have to adjust them. On these you wont.

Thanks for the orders. We have 3 sets left in stock now till the 15th of feb.




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Hi all,

The halogen ice whites are what they say on the tin, a whiter halogen bulb, they perform the same as the oem halogen so is for the colour and for the price and very good mod.

The led versions are the latest offering, as everyone has said the filters are only there if you either want to go 3000k or like 8000k, i have never tested these filters but all the ones i have fitted have never had then and are awesome right out the box. These are an upgrade, approx 4 times brighter than a halogen.

These leds come all aligned, for the fog lamps you dont have to do nothing, some cars that run H11 bulbs (mainly jap) have to put them in upside down so you have to adjust them. On these you wont.

Thanks for the orders. We have 3 sets left in stock now till the 15th of feb.




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Thanks for the clarification mate


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Marky007

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Mine are straight in from box no filter.

Very happy with them but I did have standard halogen so massive improvement. :racer:

Got great picture today but it's to large ( mb ) to post on here in person there the best £33 you can spend mod wise.
 

Marky007

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1 more time for you guys

Get your pics up guys when installed
 
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jdp1962

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It's my birthday
I've just fitted mine; it took barely ten minutes, even for a sausage-fingered ****** like me. It's a lot easier removing the fog light grill and unscrewing the housing from the front, than faffing about inside the wheel arch.

Grill removed, exposing rather grubby foglight housing. It's held in place by two torx screws which aren't quite visible, but are bottom left and right corners.
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New bulb plugged into existing connector
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Housing refitted and checked for operation before refitting the grill
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And the finished article. :)
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pazaudi

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I did it the alternative way through the wheel arch:

Before:

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Remove two torx screws on the arch liner:

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And there you have it. Unclip the connector, turn the bulb anti-clockwise and re-fit the new one. There is a fair amount of excess on the cable once fitted so I cable tied it to the pipe to avoid it clashing. On the drivers side there is no pipe so plenty of space for it to move around:

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After:

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As jdp1962 said above, it literally takes a few minutes and the results are great.
 

pazaudi

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@jdp1962 In hindsight, I probably would have gone in the same way as you did. Wheel arch is still easy but it's hard to see in there without a torch or a lot of daylight.
 

Marky007

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Let us know how you find welcoming lights difference( at night ) from your previous bulbs guys :thumbs up:
 
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