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Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:56 pm

Ok so I purchased some bulbs from EMTuning at the AITP (as did JAM11E) his went about 2 weeks later and the fog on ours about Oct and the dip 2 weeks ago, anyway anyone thinking about getting them don't bother. Yes they offered to change them but thats effort and after having them less then 3 months is bad.

Link

http://www.emtuning.co.uk

Looked on here saw HID Direct was the main place to buy so spoke to Dale and I got these:

Dipped Beam:
http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/mtec-h7-12v-55w-super-white-hid-class-upgrade-bulbs-1

High Beam:
http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/mtec-h1-12v-55w-super-white-hid-class-upgrade-bulbs-1

DRL/Sidelight:
http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/r580-7443-w21-5w-gen-2-canbus-27-smd-5050-led-bulbs-white

Fog:
http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/mtec-h11-12v-55w-super-white-hid-class-upgrade-bulbs

Number Plate:
http://www.hids-direct.co.uk/xtec-c5w-led-error-free-number-plate-bulbs-audi-bmw-mercedes

Bulbs that had gone

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During

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After

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Now everything IS in the manual except how to remove the DRL easily, it just says to open up the back like normal and pull it out however you have no chance as there is at least a 5inch gap to get to so again looking on here I saw that you just pull on the wires out so I did, I used long nosed pliers and wiggled them about till the unit came out. Putting them back is a bit easier just make sure they are flush again.

Now the hard part, the license plate LED's...... I haven't done this yet as the manual is a joke. Tried what it said and failed so if anyone knows an easy way let me know.

Big thanks to Dale at HID who said what to get and sorted out a discount and next day delivery, oh and all bulbs are error free too.
Last edited by Kaiser Soze on Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Pulp84 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:22 pm

Im thinking of fitting Philips 5000k diamond fogs - are these just as good ? Seem a bit cheap.
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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:24 pm

They were fine last night, I didn't have any issues with them.

Where I live all the roads have lights so its a bit hard to tell really what country lanes would be like.
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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby JAM11E » Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:49 pm

Looks good dude.

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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:07 pm

UPDATE:

Managed to get the rear numberplate lights in on Sunday and although they are working great they are throwing up an error so I have contacted HID to get a swap, will update and link new ones once I get feedback on this.
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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:56 am

UPDATE 2:

Dale is sending out some resistors to combat the error, Will use scotch blocks to attach.

Will update again over the weekend should they arrive in time.
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VCDS Modifications • Needle Swoosh • Fog Light Turning • Hill Hold Assist • Seat Belt Tone Silenced • (Failed) Dip To Reverse

Other Modifications • Plastidip Front Grill (Matt Black) • Full Front HID Light Upgrade inc. DRL's and Number Plate Lights

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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:25 pm

Resistors arrived today, will try fitting weekend (if I can find scotch blocks)

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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Scottie_N » Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:56 am

I know this is bumping an old thread but it's probably the most useful thread I've read on the site so far. Thanks alot for this, just ordered all of these bulbs and the resistor from hids-direct. Thanks for the help :)

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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Kaiser Soze » Tue Jun 04, 2013 12:30 pm

No worries mate, glad it helped.

Just a note though I still have not worked out how to do the rear plate bulbs so if you do it let me know please :lol:
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VCDS Modifications • Needle Swoosh • Fog Light Turning • Hill Hold Assist • Seat Belt Tone Silenced • (Failed) Dip To Reverse

Other Modifications • Plastidip Front Grill (Matt Black) • Full Front HID Light Upgrade inc. DRL's and Number Plate Lights

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Re: Full Bulb Replacement (inc DRL's) and links

Postby Scottie_N » Tue Jun 04, 2013 12:39 pm

Kaiser Soze wrote:No worries mate, glad it helped.

Just a note though I still have not worked out how to do the rear plate bulbs so if you do it let me know please :lol:



Ah well I ordered the resistor, I'll see if I can work it out :)
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Firestone rear bags & AirRex rear struts
AirRex Digital Air System Management
VMaxx Adjustable drop links
Audi 80/90 top mounts, bearings
Hubcentric spacers - 20mm rear, 15mm front
Wheels Refurbed gloss black
Stage 2 remapping by Motech Performance
Carbonspeed enclosed induction kit
Miltek turbo-back non-resonated exhaust
Forge Blow Off Valve
Forge Washer Cover
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