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Hi all,

MINI UK has got an offer on LED DLRS it also functions as fog light and navigation lights. Generally it costs around £518 however dealers are asking for £375 supplied and fitted.

Is it a good idea?

Saurabh
 

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These only apply to R56-61 (ie, second generation) Minis, not F56 (ie, third generation) Mini. The F56 has different sized fog/lower lights, so the LEDs won't fit.
 

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Mini have just released the LED DRL/Fog lamp version for the F56 last week, my set arrived today from the dealer - the only issue is the car requires coding once they are fitted.
 

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These only apply to R56-61 (ie, second generation) Minis, not F56 (ie, third generation) Mini. The F56 has different sized fog/lower lights, so the LEDs won't fit.
F56 DLRs have been released and the price is for 3rd generation MINI.
 

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Mini have just released the LED DRL/Fog lamp version for the F56 last week, my set arrived today from the dealer - the only issue is the car requires coding once they are fitted.
Hi there,

What do you think of the lights? Yes, it needs coading after fitting which takes around 1 hour.

Would you be able to share some pics one fitted please.
 

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£375 is a good price fitted and coded, the dealer was quoting me £600 just for the fitting and coding! 1 hour for fit and one hour for coding

I paid £286 for the set - my plan is to fit and code them myself. I'll share pics of the install.
 

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Are we certain that these are for the f56?

Seems strange to offer these when cars already have lights that fulfil this purpose.

I know I have better things to spend hundreds of pounds on.
 

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So assuming one has a F55/F56 and has NOT ordered the LED headlights, do the cars come with DRLs in the fog light position? If so then these £375 LED fog light replacements are purely a cosmetic thing?
 

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Is this basically a way of upgrading to the led headlights for those who didn't spec it, or is this a new design entirely?
 

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And to clarify the LED design is different than the halogen version. The daytime running light in halogen lamp is a dull orange spot where as the LED version is a bright white ring.
 

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The advert for these is very deceptive as it looks like it's advertising the LED headlights! I have found breakers selling LED headlights for the F55/6 on Ebay but not sure if they can be fitted to Minis specced with the standard halogen lights.
 

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I'm sure it's possible to fit the LED headlamps with a mod to the wiring to get the DRL feed to the headlamp and a bit of coding. It's on my list to try and do.
 

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If these are F56-sized versions of the R56 LED DRL/side/fogs, then it is misleading that Mini are advertising them with a photo of a LED-headlight F56 with the DRL/Side/foglights cropped off.

I'm sure they are not intentionally trying to mislead people into thinking these are a retrofit of the horseshoe LED DRLs on LED-equipped cars, but it's not far off..........
 
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