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Headlights with LED strip

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Salty_Dog, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. Jun 27, 2017 at 7:10 AM
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    Salty_Dog

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    I have a 2015 2-gen. I'd like to replace my headlights with lights that have a built-in Audi-style LED strip.

    I found these for a 1-gen....

    http://www.protuninglab.com/01ta1stdrlle1.html

    But so far I have yet to find something similar for the 2-gens.

    Has anyone ever seen headlights like these?

    Oh, and I've tried those Peel & Stick LED strips. They don't stay on.
     
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    I've seen those too. I think they are made by Auer(sp?) and Putco makes something similar. I don't care for them myself, but that's just me. Your Opinion May Vary.
     
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  4. Jun 27, 2017 at 8:23 AM
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    No problem, to each their own. I was just making a suggestion in case you hadn't seen them before.
    There's also options like this too if you're doing a retrofit mod, instead of buying new assemblies:
    Strips: ACME Super Flex (Switchback)
     
  5. Jun 27, 2017 at 8:44 AM
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    I tried something similar to those that I got from RealTruck and they didn't survive the first trip through a car wash.
     
  6. Jun 27, 2017 at 8:59 AM
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    The strips I posted above are supposed to be mounted inside the headlight assembly, that way they stay dry and are not exposed to the elements. This is a picture from the link I posted above.
     
  7. Jun 27, 2017 at 9:08 AM
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    That means I have to take the headlights apart, huh?
     
  8. Jun 27, 2017 at 9:28 AM
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    Yeah. It's really not as hard as it sounds though. I know baking them in the oven sounds really sketchy, but there's 100's of posts about people doing it and I have yet to read one where someone somehow fucked it up.
     
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