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Old 25th January 2020, 05:15 PM
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Default H11 to H7 fog lights adapter

Hi there. I see plenty of H7 to H11 adapter cables to the fog lights but no H11 to H7. Are there any of these around? Or how do I solve this?

Thing is, they have switched out the bumper to an S8 bumper on the car. And there are no fog lights installed. Now I need to buy S8 fog lights(4F0 941 699/700) which have H7 bulbs but the harness from the car is for H11 bulbs

At least I think it's S8. Here's a pic of the fog light housing:



Would this work: https://www.amazon.com/iJDMTOY-Conne.../dp/B072F1HB5H
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Old 25th January 2020, 07:18 PM
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From what I can gather, I need:

Fog lights: 4F0 941 699/700
Fog lights cover: 4E0 807 681/682 AK
H11 to H7 adapter
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Old 25th January 2020, 07:20 PM
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My A8 has H7 foglights but the bulbs plug into a captive connector inside the light with a wire going to the inside of the back cover. There is an external socket that just looks like a standard VAG 2 pin flat contact. What is yours like? If incorrect, maybe you can just crush the incorrect plastic housing into bits and click the pins into a new (correct) housing?

Also check aliexpress and ebay, you can get cheaper pattern parts for these lights and grilles. You also need those green plastic plugs to put in the holes in the bumper for the screws to screw into.
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Old 25th January 2020, 07:28 PM
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My A8 has H7 foglights but the bulbs plug into a captive connector inside the light with a wire going to the inside of the back cover. There is an external socket that just looks like a standard VAG 2 pin flat contact. What is yours like? If incorrect, maybe you can just crush the incorrect plastic housing into bits and click the pins into a new (correct) housing?

Also check aliexpress and ebay, you can get cheaper pattern parts for these lights and grilles. You also need those green plastic plugs to put in the holes in the bumper for the screws to screw into.
You're right, it's a regular 2-pin VAG contact at the back of the fog light.

So you mean, I remove the wires from the H11 connector and put them in a H7 connector(2-pin VAG contact)? It's just plug and play with the wires?
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Old 26th January 2020, 02:28 PM
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I got two H11 pigtails and two 2-pin VAG pigtails. Just gonna crimp them together
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Old 29th January 2020, 05:04 PM
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It worked like a charm. Although the lights are not a perfect fit. I don't think where you attach the lights to is 100% straight. The lights should be in line with the bumper, or follow the bumper no?

EDIT: Nvm. I got them to fit just right. Thanks Now I just need those grilles. Can't find them anywhere. They're like $120 OEM. For one
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Old 18th February 2020, 09:19 PM
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Fog lights and grilles now installed



Had to modify the grilles(the clips) a bit to make them fit.
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