Audi TT LED DRLs (headlights)

Hi guys,

I have been asked how I got those magnificent 🙂 LED headlights and angel eyes. Here’s how and how you can also get a pair yourself! They look great and update the car’s look like those MK2s.

A simple Google search will allow you to figure out how to DIY. I considered trying myself but after a few days of reading on the subject, I got discouraged. Yes the parts are easy to find, such as clear corners, LED strips (white and orange), angeleyes, etc. But the assembly is not that easy! First, you need to take your headlights away from your car and disassemble them completely. Then, you need to take out the old blinkers and configure the LEDs to switch to amber when the blinkers are turned on, back to white after, etc. That’s done with extra material you can’t find on the web. You need to go to a local shop and find the electronics you need. You also need to add the angel eyes and wire them properly. Not for me, I decided…

Instead, I found it easier to buy a complete kit that I only have to install myself. Not the internals, the complete LED DRLs! I found a supplier in UK and we both agreed that I would order a pair and also become his reseller in North America.

So, if you are looking for a pair of LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), with or without angel eyes, go to this page.

Below are pictures of my headlights being modified. The mods are: Paint from silver to black, smoke corners, LED blinkers, European style headlights without the orange patch on the side, angel eyes (light strip around the high beams) and finally, yellow high beams. Talk about being different! Whenever I drive on highways, left lane, coming rapidly onto cars, my headlights make the difference: people see me coming from far away, just wondering what kind of car is behind them. So they dive into the middle lane, without even me having to do anything! Incredible how headlights change the way other drivers behave. What I love most, is when I need to “flash” them, using my yellow high beams. I get an instant “Oh my god, let’s change lanes” reaction. Since yellow high beams are rare in North America, this is a sure way to get the attention of upcoming traffic. Anyhow, as you can see, I love my headlights and I enjoy them every day. 🙂

Now, the pics, from assembly to final look, on the race track.


Audi TT LED modification: old and new headlight interior

LED light strip Audi TT

LED light strip going into the TT's headlight

LED DRL Audi TT - white blinkers

LED DRL Audi TT - white blinkers on

LED DRL Audi TT - orange blinkers

LED DRL Audi TT - orange blinkers on

Right LED headlight with angel eyes - Audi TT

Right LED headlight with angel eyes - Audi TT

Pair of LED DRLs with angel eyes - Audi TT

Pair of LED DRLs with angel eyes - Audi TT

My Audi TT with no headlights at all

My Audi TT with no headlights at all

LED DRLs with angel eyes - Audi TT MK1 8N

LED DRLs with angel eyes - Audi TT MK1 8N

Audi TT MK1 LED DRL on race track

Audi TT MK1 LED DRL on race track


Want these LED Headlights on your car? Go to: Audi TT LED (R8 LED Daytime Running Lights like POGEA RACING)


About andre-martin hobbs

I started this blog just recently because I have so much fun modifying my MK1 TT... that I need to let the world know! And it's also a good reference when looking back at my mods. Ciao for now! Andre
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35 Responses to Audi TT LED DRLs (headlights)

  1. Zar Syed says:

    Hi, can you send me a quote and instructions on exactly how to get this job done?

  2. andre hobbs says:

    Hi Zar,

    Can you let me know where you live?
    Also, is your car LHD or RHD?
    Do you have xenon headlights?



  3. George says:

    Can you send me a quote and instructions on how to do this?
    Also, do you have any pics of what the car looks like if you are standing in front of the car maybe 30 feet away?

  4. George says:

    Sorry. Can you send me the cost of the kit?
    And also where you are located?

    • andre hobbs says:

      Hi George,

      I am located in Canada?
      To send you the kit, I need more info from you

      a) Where are you located?
      b) Is your car LHD or RHD?
      c) Do you have xenon headlights?



      • George says:

        I live just outside Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota (but I live in Wisconsin). So, i have a LHD.
        I have HID factory lights. If that’s what you mean when you say “Xenon”.

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  7. Jay Funke says:

    Hi Andre, does the kit come with the new headlight interior, or does that cost extra if you want to do the side marker delete as well? Also, now that you’ve replaced the turn indicator with the LED light strip – what do you use for a front turn signal?

    Thanks – Jay (in Winnipeg)

    • Jay Funke says:

      oh, sorry – just looked at the post a little more closely and I see you have the blinkers incorporated into the design…..

      • andre hobbs says:


        The LED strip is white and on at all times. (it kind of replaces the fog lamps)
        When you activate the turn signal, the strip switches to amber and blinks.
        Isn’t that cool? 🙂


  8. felix says:

    i need to buy this drl …..

  9. paul coombes says:

    wow you have done a cracking job can you supply the kit to the UK I have the MK1 RHD S-LINE bought it about 4 months ago it’s my pride and joy
    been looking to put DRL’s on but most of them look naff. and becomes law in UK & EUROPE later this year on all new cars.better to be seen I think.
    I have just upgraded my exhaust on my car to REMUS looks the bizz.
    so any info on your kit would be great

    thnx paul

  10. atheer says:

    i want buy this led headlamp for my TT, i want to know how much it cost and how can i buy or plz give me any contact number

  11. Rob Daniels says:

    Hi Andre,
    Did you do the amber side marker delete yourself or did you source new headlight internals? If so, where’d you find ’em…if not, how’d the delete process work? Also, are you aware of any source for replacement mk1 TT headlight lenses? Took mine to the shop the other day for a professional restoration and the left one turned out great, but the right one has some kind of coating on it that made it impossible for the shop to get a comparable result. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Cheers! Rob

  12. Carlos Saenz says:

    I have finished all performance and suspension on my TT and am now ready to hit cosmetics. I want to do headlights, mirrors, and tail lights. Please contact me when you are free.

  13. r says:

    Hi Andre,

    Do you still have these?

  14. Colin says:

    I Have a 2001 225 AMU MK1 N8 with a Regula kit ready to go on and be painted, And I would love to purchase your led set up for my car with angle eye’s. They are just what the doctor ordered. Can you send me a link pay pal so I can send you the money. I live in Ajax Ontario Canada L1S1M2

  15. m5411 says:

    Hi Andre,

    i would love to order these new look for my 2001 Quattro TT, how to know more about the cost and do you ship to Dubai, UAE?


  16. hktrfuentes says:

    Hi there, I´m interested in the “Angel Eyes” kit for my 2002 TT. Not the DLRS strip, just the Angel Eyes, thanks!!

  17. Oscar says:

    Hey andre just a quick question do you know the diameter of the halo ring? Thanks


  18. Valentino says:

    Hey! I need help find the clear turn signal parts asap! Any links?

  19. Milan says:

    I am in India. Can you send me a link to order head and tail led lights for my TT 2006.


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