Thursday, 10 July 2014

LED upgrade

One of the first mods I did to the A8 was replace the old yellow incandescent bulbs for something a little bit more modern and bright.

I popped the lads a email at EM Tuning as they helped me out with all my LEDs for the A4 and they promptly sent me this little lot.

Stripped the lights units from the car. 

I kind of stopped taking pictures from there on but you'll have to trust me when I say I put it all back together and it works a treat. 
A nice bright white light in the cabin, doors and boot but not to bright to be overwhelming. 

I'm currently trying to work out a plug and play system for the DRLs to remove them and stop the DIS from erroring.
I'll update the blog when I've done that. 

An Update

Its been almost a year since my last post in this blog, a lot has happened in that time and that's my excuse for not updating it more.

Between the time of the last post and this post I've bought a new house got married and bought myself a new car.

Since this blog is mainly about cars I will be focusing on the more than the others.

On to the car.

The old faithfully family friend A4 B5 decided to kill the gear box.
With the new house, wedding approaching and the on going talk about kids, we thought it was time to upgrade to something newer and bigger.

So I broke the B5 and bought my a A8 D3 3.0TDI.
It has more buttons and options than I can shake a stick at which is one of the reasons why I got it.
With the house and future kids taking up my time and money I can't afford to keep doing bolt on mods all the time, so I got a A8 with as many options as my budget would allow.

Off the top of my head it has the following options:
Electric rear blinds.
Quad Zone Climate control.
TV tuner.
Phone prep.
Voice control.
Twin pane glass.
Aux Heater.
Graphical PDC.
Ally pack but not the fully ally pack.
Front memory seats.
Sun Roof.
Soft close.
Electric rear boot.
Removable towbar.

There might some more but that's all I can remember at the moment.

On to the pics.