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We have now found and bought our Mini - a 1 year old Cooper D from a Mini dealer with all of the 'essential' kit we were looking for - heated seats, PDC, Chili, Media XL.... Lovely car, very impressed.

It doesn't have LED lights, which were on our 'quite like to have, but not essential' list. The colour of the DRLs isn't great - very yellow, and we were wondering about getting the official Mini LED Daytime Running Lights fitted. The list price of the parts is £200 plus 60 minutes to fit:

https://www.mini.co.uk/en_GB/home/a...n/lights/mini-led-daytime-running-lights.html

Has anyone added these, or have a view about them?

Any idea what fitted price we should be pushing for, knowing that margins on this stuff are pretty high?

As an alternative, I suppose we could just find a different colour temperature of bulb for the DRLs. Any suggestions?

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chelseajm - that's useful to know, thanks. The parts price sounds surprisingly reasonable at £200 list, but from what you have said the labour cost is what decides if this makes sense. With any luck my local dealer won't have fitted a set before so may just use the official 60 minute fitting time to quote!

While I don't like the current DRLs, it isn't worth a vast amount to replace them, but I would pay perhaps £300. Otherwise I will be looking for whiter colour temperature bulbs which can fit the existing holders. Anyone done this?
 
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