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Old 21st February 2012, 22:59   #61
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Are those LEDs' functional as DRLs or as a replacement for the fogs?

Also I noticed a slight blue tinge in the headlights in your previous set of photos, could you tell me what bulbs you using?
Yep! These function as DRLs. Looks great during the day & even better at night.
Regarding the bulbs, I've upgraded the Orsams to the Philips Crystal Vision 4300K.

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How do these DRLs fit in the fog lamp housing? Do they directly connect to the fog lamp wirings?
More importantly, where did you buy these? They look cool on your HOT hatch!
I had to replace the entire fog lamp assembly with the drl assembly Sids.
They are not connected to the fog lamp wiring. They were connected to my previous drl wiring. So, as of now the car ain't got no fog lamp

Got these imported from vw dealer in Hong Kong.

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Old 21st February 2012, 23:01   #62
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Now your 1.6 is truly the hottest hatch. Did you import the Grill and the DRL?
Thanks Volkman!
Yep. I imported both of em
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Old 22nd February 2012, 00:46   #63
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Yep! These function as DRLs. Looks great during the day & even better at night.
Regarding the bulbs, I've upgraded the Orsams to the Philips Crystal Vision 4300K.
How do you feel about their performance? Better than stock bulbs? During rain/ fog?
Could you post some pictures in the night if possible?

Here's something to complement those lovely DRL's, a bit pricey but high- quality OEM stuff:
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Thought of filling up those empty switches with some quirky ones like Eject
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How do you feel about their performance? Better than stock bulbs? During rain/ fog?
Could you post some pictures in the night if possible? please
Performance wise, its way better than the Orsam's himanshu. During my road trip in December, these bulbs were more than adequate during the fog.


PS: For some reason, I'm unable to upload pics directly from my phone. If you could pm me you're mail id, I could send you pics
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Here are a couple of pics of the DRL taken at night
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Got the Polo fitted with a K&N Apollo CAI a couple of days back.

I'm happy with the performance. In my opinion, the sluggish initial pick up pre-installation has been taken care of.
The icing on the cake is gotta be the intake growl. It's Eargasmic


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The engine note is sure eargasmic! I'm sure no one sitting in your car will ask for a music system, unless ofcourse the person is a non-enthusiast.

How much did this cost and is the warranty void as you used an after-market air filter ?
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How much did this cost and is the warranty void as you used an after-market air filter ?
Set me back 12.5k Shashank.
Warranty goes down the drain with this upgrade :(
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I'm happy with the performance. In my opinion, the sluggish initial pick up pre-installation has been taken care of.
Agreed the sluggish pick up.
By any chance you measured the power now?

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I haven't run a Dyno as yet. I'll keep you posted when I do so.
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I haven't run a Dyno as yet. I'll keep you posted when I do so.
Hi Speed kills.

The filter setup looks and sounds great. Is the K&N a direct fit? Can you also let me know the exact position where you have placed the intake tube.

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Nice catching up with u today in 1st Block signal. The intake growl does sound great, i could hear it even after you crossed the signal today, i had taken the right. I felt the initial acceleration was better than other Polo's though i have not keenly observed them.
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Is the K&N a direct fit? Can you also let me know the exact position where you have placed the intake tube.
Yes, this is a direct fit The Pain!

The intake tube is placed behind the lower honeycomb grille.
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Nice catching up with u today in 1st Block signal. The intake growl does sound great, i could hear it even after you crossed the signal today, i had taken the right. I felt the initial acceleration was better than other Polo's though i have not keenly observed them.
Same here Motomaverick

Regarding the initial acceleration/pick up, there sure is a bump. Kinda reminds me of my 1st Gen Swift.

PS: Love you're new alloys
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Hey did you put in the stanley leather seats you were talking about? Some pics and how much did it cost you?
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