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Old 23rd October 2020, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
Ok guys thank you. I'm ordering the requisite LEDs today and will start printing the housings

Could you send payment (25) to mj@d2doctor.co.uk please, and make sure you include your address in the note as Paypal doesn't always pass that through. I'll update the thread when they are built and shipping

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Old 23rd October 2020, 12:22 PM
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Mine has just arrived too. Thanks Michaela.
2002 Final Edition S8. Ebony black with Silver Grey leather and myrtle wood trim.
Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 23rd October 2020, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by MikkiJayne View Post
Paid for units have been posted today

I'll write some fitting notes later this evening.
MJ, Arrived safely, many thanks.
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Old 23rd October 2020, 06:31 PM
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Notes on fitting in lieu of proper instructions:

1, most of the fitting is done by touch with the glovebox in the car, since once you put a hand or two in there you can't see anything! Push the glovebox a little back from fully open to get a bit more room.

2, the wires in the glovebox are not polarised like everywhere else on the car so you may have to swap the wires on the new light around. They will work one way and not the other. Remember to turn the sidelights on

3, once you get the right connection, the clear rubber boot on the new light slips over the original black-sleeved terminal. It helps to twist it between finger and thumb to almost screw it over the black sleeving. You're aiming for a fully insulated connection as this will live in the void over the glovebox

4, once the connections and boots are all in place, push the rear tab of the new light in to its slot (this might need a wiggle), then feed the wire up through the hole, and push the front tab of the light up in to place. It will click in and stay put.

I'll put some pics up in a bit.
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Old 23rd October 2020, 11:38 PM
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Old 10th November 2020, 12:01 AM
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My came in the mail last week and I picked it up this past weekend. Awesome work MikkiJayne on creating a replacement .

Got installed today.
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