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  1. Headlight downgrade

    New Member Introductions
    HI ALL! Recently got a 2004 V8 TREG and aside from the headlights I love it! I'm reading a lot of posts saying a halogen downgrade can't be done. Now I am not understanding.... If Halogen headlights and pigtail wire was an available "BASE" / "STANDARD" option...... then why... cannot a new...
  2. HID/Xenon nooby questions

    Touareg Exterior Mods
    Hey all, I am a relatively new owner of 2005 Touraeg with the xenon HID head lights. After doing some reading it sounds like everybody knows that these headlights suck. Right now my fog lights are brighter than then my actual headlights... SO as a nooby does, I went to the auto part store to...
  3. Ebay HID Ballast (igniter) 3D0907391B

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello all, I am wondering if anyone has any experience with this HID Valeo Headlamp Ballast: 3D0907391B its used on my 2007 Touareg and I'm sure a few other years of Touareg as well. I know this ballast is used on other makes such as volvo and bmw with the research I have done. In my...
  4. 6 Light Salute Bulb Sets

    Touareg Exterior Mods
    Looking to see what 'sets' of bulbs everybody is running in their 6 light salute setups. Right now I'm looking at: D1S (Xenon) - OSRAM Xenarc Night Breaker Unlimited 4350K ( H7 (High) - OSRAM Night Breaker Unlimited 3600K ( H11 (Fog) - Nokya NOK7618 2500K Yellow...
  5. T2 Halogen to HID upgrade DONE!

    Touareg Exterior Mods
    Hi guys, I wanted to share with you one of my major upgrades that I've done to my Touareg. My 2008 V6 touareg came with standard halogen headlights, and I've always wanted to use HID bulbs. I used to run aftermarket HID kit, but that wasn't enough for me. So I went through and bought all the...
  6. Passenger Headlight Trouble??--Tried Everything!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Ok, So I am having issues with my passenger headlight on my 2004 Touareg. I have HID lights on it, and it went out about a month ago. My first thought was that the light was bad. So I replaced it, and it didn't work. So my next thought was that possibly the ballast went bad. SO...I bought a...
  7. H7 HID retrofit malfunctioning

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    I've had my 2009 Touareg for about 2 years and love it. However, it has developed a slight problem. About 1.5 years ago I purchased and installed a 55W 6,000K H7 HID kit to install in my factory halogen projectors; this was a huge improvement in light output and made night time driving much more...
  8. Headlight issues (HID Bulbs??)

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    Hi Touaregers, I am somewhat of a newbie to the VW world. So please forgive me if I've made some mistakes. A few months ago my headlight went out. Like a moron, I was being cheap and went with a replacement bulb for O'Rielly's Auto Parts, non OEM. About 80 days after replacing the light bulb...
  9. For Sale: 2004+ Bi-Xeon Headlight Assembly

    This HID headlight assembly was replaced by Insurance but never used. (Passenger side) The BALLAST was removed and placed in the old assembly. The unit has no HID Bulbs. Traded in Touareg. Best Offer
  10. Removing HID Headlights

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hello, Past few (2-3) years I have bought 6 HID bulbs and seems like I will be needing to buy more soon along with a ballast. I am really tired of the short life span and high cost of these lights. I am looking into using other lights; could anyone suggest something else that is cheaper (maybe...
  11. hid headlight failure after level control ecu change

    General Maintenance & Repair
    hi all I'm very new to forums so please excuse the lack of knowlegde on how and where to post!, i have purchased a v10 (03) touareg which was plauged by all sorts of electrical problems starting with the battery light flickering whilst the engine was running which after many attempts the garage...
  12. HID Oddities

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So I installed a new pair of HIDs from Geoff today and have encountered a few oddities. I would love your help!! First, you know when your HIDs turn on at unlock or with battery and they make that sound like "Duuuuuuuu-du-du" as it auto-calibrates? Well that is happening when i turn on the...
  13. Want to Buy: '05 Ballast Controller / Headlight Assembly / Passenger

    Just wanted to check to see if anyone had one of these before I source it online, figuring after all the work that I have done this is one of the last pieces left that has to be causing the issue with my headlamp out so if anyone has one please let me know as I am ready to buy now.
  14. For Sale: Xenon Headlamps 04-07

    I have 2004-2007 VW Touareg Xenon/Hid Left and Right used factory Oem head lights . These lights do come with xenon components, bulbs, ballast unit and igniter wire. Left headlight is missing Light bulb door. Lenses are clean minor scratches with No Haze. On the back all the tabs are in...
  15. For Sale: Drivers (L) xenon HID Lamp assembly - PARTS

    Like title says, drivers side/left HID assembly for sale as a whole or if there is anything worth pulling out. The lens is cracked as seen in the pictures. Would be good to practice baking if someone wants to take their assembly apart to paint the inside or something. I have two rubber caps...
  16. Weird Headlight Problem... Need some Advice

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have been searching on the forum for a while to find someone who is having the same problem as me, but can't seem to come up with anything that quite matches. I picked up the vehicle 4 weeks ago, and upon pickup the drivers headlight didn't work. Well in order to get the correct bulb, i...
  17. For Sale: D1S pair 6000 k Philips OEM Again

    I posted this the other day. The buyer backed out because they did not have Xenon Package. So ITs back up. 90 bucks inc. shipping. These are hard to find because they are the 6000k not 4000k genuine philips bulbs. Please let me know if your interested. We can do the payment through paypal and I...
  18. For Sale: Pair of Genuine OEM Philips D1S Xenon Bulb 6000k

    I bought a pair of genuine Philips D1S bulbs to replace on my Treg but realized I didn't have the Xenon package. Nice right? Anyways I have a pair of 6000k which is the temp rating they use on their european tregs. Let me know if anyone is interested in replacing their 4000k or need to replace a...
  19. DS1 Bulbs - Pair

    Classifieds Archive
    I have a pair of NEW HID 4300K bulbs, DS1. I paid nearly $300 for the pair but as it turned out my ballast were the problem. Now, I ended up with more bulbs and have no use for them. I will sell the pair for $150 shipped anywhere in the USA. I'm in San Diego, CA. Paypal, money order, cash...
  20. Problems associated with White H7 Xenon HID Light Bulbs

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I recently purchased a set of two White H7 Xenon HID Light Bulbs to replace the light bulbs that came with my 2004 treg. I didn't know how to install them myself and the Volkswagen dealership said they would do it for $30. When I took them in the mechanic said that they might melt the light...