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Old 03-13-2018, 07:19 AM   #1
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Standard Mk7.5 rear lights on a mk7

Hi guys does anyone know our have any experience on the standard Mk7.5 rear lights onto a mk7?


Can they fit straight on to a UK car or are any mods necessary?

Just to confirm it's the bssic/standard rear lights on a mk7.5 and not the sweeping indicator ones.

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Old 03-13-2018, 03:17 PM   #2
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Hi guys does anyone know our have any experience on the standard Mk7.5 rear lights onto a mk7?


Can they fit straight on to a UK car or are any mods necessary?

Just to confirm it's the bssic/standard rear lights on a mk7.5 and not the sweeping indicator ones.

Thanks in advance
You would need to play with the coding as well as use some kind of adapter since the connectors are not the same. Do you have mk7 LED tails currently or the incandescent one?
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Old 03-13-2018, 04:10 PM   #3
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You would need to play with the coding as well as use some kind of adapter since the connectors are not the same. Do you have mk7 LED tails currently or the incandescent one?

I have the standard mk7 rear lights, LL JJ on a 2.0 tdi but I was thinking of refreshing the back end
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Old 03-13-2018, 04:29 PM   #4
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I have the standard mk7 rear lights, LL JJ on a 2.0 tdi but I was thinking of refreshing the back end
Since you have the standard tails I believe you only have 3 wires to your outer lights currently (Brake/ Runner, Turn signal, and ground). For the facelift tails to work you will need 4 wires, as the runner and brake are separate on the new tails. You'd need to pull the signal for the running light from the hatch mounted tail lights (or the BCM if you're felling adventurous lol). Feel free to send me a PM if you want a harness that can make this work for you.
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I see your from Canada so that may be a problem

Anybody else can share thoughts?
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Old 03-15-2018, 09:54 PM   #6
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Jeremy is right. With your car you need an additional running light wire to the outer tails but you can grab it at the inner lights. Furthermore you need different connectors and coding.


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Old 03-17-2018, 02:05 AM   #7
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Jeremy is right. With your car you need an additional running light wire to the outer tails but you can grab it at the inner lights. Furthermore you need different connectors and coding.

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What is the approx cost of the wiring, connectors and coding.

May not be cost effective to do this I'm starting to think..

Any other upgrades you can recommend?
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Old 03-17-2018, 05:14 AM   #8
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What is the approx cost of the wiring, connectors and coding.

May not be cost effective to do this I'm starting to think..

Any other upgrades you can recommend?
Why donít you try the 2015-17 MK7 VW GTI CHERRY RED OEM LED TAIL LIGHTS?
Those should be plug and play.
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