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Okay, well since cars are finally getting delivered, might as well kick it off to start gathering info…anyone finding info on MK8 Euro Tails? This forum was my source for installing the MK7 Euro Tails, harness and the necessary coding. Hoping we can make this happen again for the MK8!
 

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I emailed e-acca.com and she needed part numbers. Wasn't going to guess.
Maybe someone in europe can do a OBD11/VCDS dump, unsure if they're listed in that information?
 

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E-acca.com! That’s where I sourced my MK7 tail lights last time and couldn’t remember their name, thanks!
I asked about tails, headlights and the auto-hold switch. Couldn't help me w/o part numbers.
 

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I'm thinking the first four part numbers give you no rear fogs.
Subbing out one or the other inners gives you fogs on that side.
No idea the harness adaptation or coding required to actually make these function.
Also no idea if the part numbers are actually correct. This is best guess cross referencing e-acca, cars247 and photos I was able to find googling the part numbers.
Part NumberDescriptionAdditional Infoe-accacars247
5H0945207ALed tail light left outer
$189.29​
$201.70​
5H0945208ALed tail light right outer
$189.29​
$201.70​
5H0945308Led tail light right inner(right-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945307ALed tail light left inner(left-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945308ALed tail light with rear fog light right inner(left-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945307Led tail light with rear fog light left inner(right-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
 

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Thanks for the info with the part numbers. Haven’t been able to find any concrete info on whether these will be all the right items for our cars…kinda waiting for someone to take the first plunge with the North America cars. Just to make it easy, here’s the link to the MK7 thread that proved immensely helpful the last time I went through this process.
 

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Wow, those look great! Would love to see what they look like with the lights on, brake light active.
 

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Per the good folks at VWROC, the part number you’d want in NA is 5H1052200A, if you want the clear Euro tails. 5H2052200A would be for UK or right hand drive cars. The only difference I’m guessing being which side the rear fog lights up.
 

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I'm thinking the first four part numbers give you no rear fogs.
Subbing out one or the other inners gives you fogs on that side.
No idea the harness adaptation or coding required to actually make these function.
Also no idea if the part numbers are actually correct. This is best guess cross referencing e-acca, cars247 and photos I was able to find googling the part numbers.
Part NumberDescriptionAdditional Infoe-accacars247
5H0945207ALed tail light left outer
$189.29​
$201.70​
5H0945208ALed tail light right outer
$189.29​
$201.70​
5H0945308Led tail light right inner(right-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945307ALed tail light left inner(left-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945308ALed tail light with rear fog light right inner(left-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
5H0945307Led tail light with rear fog light left inner(right-hand traffic only)
$178.02​
$189.69​
Are these the IQ Matrix led tails and does anyone know who would sell the IQ Matrix front headlights?
 

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Are these the IQ Matrix led tails and does anyone know who would sell the IQ Matrix front headlights?
Yes. By my list is unconfirmed.

I haven't been able to figure out the headlights, or rule out that our headlights have full matrix capability and are software limited.
 

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Yes. By my list is unconfirmed.

I haven't been able to figure out the headlights, or rule out that our headlights have full matrix capability and are software limited.
That’s fantastic. Any chance the OBD 11 Diagnostic Tool would be able to code the (potential) IQ Matrix headlights? That’s on my list of things to buy when I get the vehicle delivered. Oh and I’m from BC Canada originally and there’s a parts place I have trying to source the lights in Germany/Europe. They’re called PG Performance. The owner has multiple connections in Germany and the EU. I read that the NHTSA has changed their rules on these types of headlights going forward and should be allowing them from Europe on American vehicles (and hopefully Canada follows suit).
 

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US will never have OEM ROW lighting with sequential turns unless they code them to somehow begin the flashing sequence with a full illumination of all LEDs in the strip.
Current sequential turns do not meet minimum brightness requirements in the US.
There is a chance that OBDEleven has the power to modify coding if the NA headlights are able to execute full IQ Matrix functionality.
I've never used OBDEleven, all my ventures in long and short coding have been via VCDS. Not intuitive at all especially since all the adaptation channels are in German.
Coding ROW LED tails on the Mk7 was over two dozen values plus wiring harness work.
 
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US will never have OEM ROW lighting with sequential turns unless they code them to somehow begin the flashing sequence with a full illumination of all LEDs in the strip.
Current sequential turns do not meet minimum brightness requirements in the US.
There is a chance that OBDEleven has the power to modify coding if the NA headlights are able to execute full IQ Matrix functionality.
I've never used OBDEleven, all my ventures in long and short coding have been via VCDS. Not intuitive at all especially since all the adaptation channels are in German.
Coding ROW LED tails on the Mk7 was over two dozen values plus wiring harness work.
 
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