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Old 10-17-2010, 04:36 PM   #15
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Just tell the appraiser it came with LEDs from the factory..
actually, this works! ^^

friend who drives a 2008 C4S got lightly rear-ended by some tall suv/pick-up which busted the bumper and left rear tail light, both of which were retrofits from a newer 2010 rear bumper with 2010 rear LED lights. He told the adjuster that they were dealer-installed pre-delivery options and they just paid whatever the difference was to have the repair shop order 2010 oem parts to retrofit into a 2008 car. No issues.

So if anyone smashes up their Golf's rear and their Golf R LED installs, just use the same story. They don't seem to ever check validity with the dealer, and even if they did, the dealer will verify your claim regardless by vaguely replying "he's a customer" or something like that. The "aftermarket" oem parts don't really cost much more if at all, so the adjuster could give a sh1t if it means making you more compliant to agreement and the claim being closed.

Summary: Just get 'em. Although euro only for now, they're still a factory part, and shall be replaced as such, one way or another, without any additional expense to you.
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Old 10-18-2010, 04:48 PM   #16
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I would rather spend it on stage 2 downpipe with labor instead of the R20 LED. You can enjoy my original halogen rear tail light on the highway IMHO.
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Old 10-18-2010, 05:38 PM   #17
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I would rather spend it on stage 2 downpipe with labor instead of the R20 LED. You can enjoy my original halogen rear tail light on the highway IMHO.
And I am thinking of selling my dp and intake just to get these lights
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Old 10-18-2010, 05:44 PM   #18
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And I am thinking of selling my dp and intake just to get these lights


I am typically a "show" AND "go" guy when it comes to modding, but will be doing mod-lite on the GTI (still going for light weight wheels tho), but damn, these tailights are hot, so they will definitely go on the car some day.. need to do APR Stage 1, rear sway, and the aforementioned rims and 235 tires first tho priorities, priorities...
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Old 10-18-2010, 06:48 PM   #19
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I am typically a "show" AND "go" guy when it comes to modding, but will be doing mod-lite on the GTI (still going for light weight wheels tho), but damn, these tailights are hot, so they will definitely go on the car some day.. need to do APR Stage 1, rear sway, and the aforementioned rims and 235 tires first tho priorities, priorities...
Don't get me wrong. Those lights are nice but not for $800. Maybe in near future where is standard on GTI where pricing will come down or a set of used ones.
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Old 10-18-2010, 07:06 PM   #20
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I would rather spend it on stage 2 downpipe with labor instead of the R20 LED. You can enjoy my original halogen rear tail light on the highway IMHO.
Which is why I'll be waiting til next year to look for a set, hopefully the hype will have died down a bit by then.
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Old 10-18-2010, 07:54 PM   #21
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I would rather spend it on stage 2 downpipe with labor instead of the R20 LED. You can enjoy my original halogen rear tail light on the highway IMHO.
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And I am thinking of selling my dp and intake just to get these lights
lol, you guys should work out a trade
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