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Old 03-16-2017, 05:56 AM   #52
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I'm kinda indifferent on the headlights. I love the "U" design but my only gripe with them is the turn indicators. They're dim against direct sunlight even w/ the bulbs swapped to LED... the Golf/GTI light pack at least. (I believe the R comes with LED turn signals?)

I really like how the turn signals are integrated with the DRL in the new headlight design. More visible. I'm sure eventually someone will get a hold of this and fit it into the pre-facelift models. The only question is the amount of modifying they need to do lol (read that hood/fenders/bumper are different so it most likely isn't a plug and play fit)
yeah really wish the pre-facelift came with led turn indicators that run the length of the bottom of the headlights. Instead of just the inner area
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Old 03-18-2017, 01:12 PM   #53
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Mine are finally on it's way to me. Lets prepare your questions I'll be happy to share anything from my experience with them.
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Old 03-18-2017, 04:02 PM   #54
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Mine are finally on it's way to me. Lets prepare your questions I'll be happy to share anything from my experience with them.
Curious if it's going to work, keep us updated!
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Old 03-18-2017, 06:21 PM   #55
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Mine are finally on it's way to me. Lets prepare your questions I'll be happy to share anything from my experience with them.

Do you currently have the halogen tails or the euro LEDs? I can't recall.


How are you going to manage the different connectors?
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Old 03-18-2017, 07:44 PM   #56
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I agree with you on the facelift tails. I actually think they look more in sync with the current UU headlights.

The current "dotted" tails, less so. One of the reasons I haven't gone for them.
I agree and for the same reasons have not made the plunge for LeD tails as of yet

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I'm kinda indifferent on the headlights. I love the "U" design but my only gripe with them is the turn indicators. They're dim against direct sunlight even w/ the bulbs swapped to LED... the Golf/GTI light pack at least. (I believe the R comes with LED turn signals?)

I really like how the turn signals are integrated with the DRL in the new headlight design. More visible. I'm sure eventually someone will get a hold of this and fit it into the pre-facelift models. The only question is the amount of modifying they need to do lol (read that hood/fenders/bumper are different so it most likely isn't a plug and play fit)
The hood and fenders are different? I never looked closely.. now why would they go and do that!?
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:30 PM   #57
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Do you currently have the halogen tails or the euro LEDs? I can't recall.


How are you going to manage the different connectors?
I have the tinted R LED tails. There are adaptors coming in that package as well I can't tell you what exactly they are doing at this point as I don't have it in my hands yet, but they will transform the different connectors for sure.

Also I have seen that the lights are currently on backorder so really hard to get them and the price went up. 1100 Euro with the adaptors
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Old 03-18-2017, 08:59 PM   #58
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The hood and fenders are different? I never looked closely.. now why would they go and do that!?
Not quite sure! I'm sure someone will take a stab at this soon and see if body part mods are necessary to fit the facelift headlights.

http://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showpo...7&postcount=15
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Old 03-18-2017, 10:37 PM   #59
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I have the tinted R LED tails. There are adaptors coming in that package as well I can't tell you what exactly they are doing at this point as I don't have it in my hands yet, but they will transform the different connectors for sure.

Also I have seen that the lights are currently on backorder so really hard to get them and the price went up. 1100 Euro with the adaptors


Where are you seeing those prices?

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Old 03-18-2017, 11:31 PM   #60
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Take a look on "Audiamant" Facebook page.
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:04 AM   #61
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MK7.5 OEM LED Tails

The video on their page seems to show an adapter for the new tail lights. I can't see any products on there though. How much are they?

https://youtu.be/IjAQ4n52Fq0
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:12 AM   #62
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Are these the adapters?

https://audiamant.de/shop-nachrueste...ule-golf7-html
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:35 AM   #63
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Not quite sure! I'm sure someone will take a stab at this soon and see if body part mods are necessary to fit the facelift headlights.

http://www.golfmk7.com/forums/showpo...7&postcount=15
I have looked at the facelift high resolution photos and I swear the hood and fenders are exactly the same.

Until someone posts separate part numbers for the hood and fenders I would stop repeating that.
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Old 03-19-2017, 04:35 AM   #64
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I have looked at the facelift high resolution photos and I swear the hood and fenders are exactly the same.

Until someone posts separate part numbers for the hood and fenders I would stop repeating that.
Yep, you're absolutely right. My apologies.

I also wish they're wrong
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Old 03-19-2017, 04:43 AM   #65
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Not sure but it looks like thats exactly what we need, however they are designed for Euro spec LEDs so I guess if we used DAP harness with this adapter, we should have fully functioning dynamic blinking facelift tails? One would only hope haha. You can buy the tails from them too but pricey.
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Old 03-19-2017, 06:15 PM   #66
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Yep, that's it.

As I have said the price went up and I don't know why - maybe because the demand is so high I paid 150-200 Eur less than the current price.
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I was given pricing of around $130 USD per housing from cars245.com. But not sure if they are able to source. So would be about $520 USD for all 4 housings.

And as said, I guess those of us with nonLED tails would need the nonLED-LED harnesses, plus these facelift-LED harnesses. If they will work daisy-chained that way.

I wonder if there would still be a need to fish a wire between the outer tail and the inner. Or if proper coding can eliminate the need to do this. I can see in the audiamante videos that there is coding required. Any thoughts on that?

Costs add up...
- Tails $520
- DAP harnesses $140
- Audiamente harnesses $285
- Total: $985 USD plus shipping etc
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Old 03-19-2017, 08:58 PM   #68
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I think if you achieve to get the blinker signal from the outer to the inner and then use the adaptors from Audiamant you should be good to go. Yeah I have coding manual in my email (it's german tho I'll get english one in the package with the lights and I can scan it for you then).
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