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Old 08-16-2010, 06:21 PM
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Default Halogen Parking Light to LED SWAP (pic intensive)

So I finally did my LED swap on my parking lights bulb size(168/194)
Bought from this website
On this page its the 8th light down, 9mmX22mm 1 led at $7.99 a bulb
http://autolumination.com/194.htm

Pretty simple an easy to do PATIENCE is key.its about 30 minutes to do..
Tools needed
Phillips head screw driver
T-30 hex screw driver

Before
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Now here is what you do with the drivers side.
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After you remove the Headlight housing screws pull the light out as far as it can go (no need to disconnect it) so you can get to the pan
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Now you reverse the process an heres what you end up with
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Night pics.. Lights look blue, camera makes them look blue but they are a Cool white color..
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VIDEO!! Showing NO ERROR CODES..
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great write up and great pics! they look hot! and no error codes right?
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great write up and great pics! they look hot! and no error codes right?
Thank you..
NONE! NO ERROR CODES!!
It was the first thing i tested, before anything.

Can you see the writing on the pics?
Only 1 pic shows writing for me.
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i can see writing on most of the pics
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Originally Posted by chazertis View Post
i can see writing on most of the pics
Ok they are showing up now, All the pics have writing except the final night pics..
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That is a great write up!! But I do HATE disconnecting the airbox and removing it because it is such a hump to get it back together correctly. Does anyone have the trick or porper procedure for putting it back together?
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Default Let me get this straight. I recently purchased a 2007 A8L

It's possible to change the parking light which is halogen to LED. Is it also possible to change the daytime running light to an LED also?
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I thought those inner set were the DRLs in the US? Parking lights are the amber, correct?

If these are the DRLs, I am doing this. I hate those Halogen lamps.

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For the ROW settings, I think those inner pair come on with the Hi-beams. Not in the USA though. Those are only used for DRLs, I think.

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That is a great write up!! But I do HATE disconnecting the airbox and removing it because it is such a hump to get it back together correctly. Does anyone have the trick or porper procedure for putting it back together?
LOL The First thing I noticed was that the cold air intake wasn't fully engaged. It is a PITA to get that to stay together. I used a small screwdriver to get it to slide over the top far enough where it would stay.

Very nice look with the lights! Nice write up too. Thanks.
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