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Just thought I would post on fitting led headlights if not fitted to your XF x260. I have these fitted a couple of months and have worked flawlessly . Very easy to fit requires removal of bumper and tapping into 2 wires each side and fitting a resistor to each of the indicator positive and negative wires .All works as it should .So anyone thinking of doing this it’s really simple . I took the liberty of swapping the chrome surround grille to a black surround whilst the bumper was off .


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Conor, where did you get the LED headlights ? Were they expensive ? How long did the job take ?
Sorry, questions, questions :)
 

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Hi Paul

I got them on Ebay used from a 2017 car .You need to ensure they are UK spec versions .I managed to get the pair for £700. But I have seen them cheaper recently .Hardest part was taking off the bumper for the first time , knowing where all the screws etc are . Once you know the wires to tap into which I can advise job takes maybe 2 hours taking your time. I soldered all the wiring.
 

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Is that the same friend who used a power hose through the front grille ? No they are XF specific.
 

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Does the auto high beam and the cornering lights work?
 

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No but otherwise they work as per the normal headlights.
 

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Looks much nicer Conor, job well done methinks!! :cool:
 

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No but otherwise they work as per the normal headlights.
Given that the HID's standard are pretty good, how do you find the LED. I have LED from the factory, so I only have a loaner XE with HID's to compare against while my XF was in for service.
 

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Given that the HID's standard are pretty good, how do you find the LED. I have LED from the factory, so I only have a loaner XE with HID's to compare against while my XF was in for service.
I haven’t noticed much difference . I put that down to not really having done much night driving.
 

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Hi Paul

I got them on Ebay used from a 2017 car .You need to ensure they are UK spec versions .I managed to get the pair for £700. But I have seen them cheaper recently .Hardest part was taking off the bumper for the first time , knowing where all the screws etc are . Once you know the wires to tap into which I can advise job takes maybe 2 hours taking your time. I soldered all the wiring.
The Topix wiring diagrm shows a positive indicator line C1LF08/9-3 and a common earth are they the lines C1LF08/9-1 and if so what are the values
 

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Hi Paul

I got them on Ebay used from a 2017 car .You need to ensure they are UK spec versions .I managed to get the pair for £700. But I have seen them cheaper recently .Hardest part was taking off the bumper for the first time , knowing where all the screws etc are . Once you know the wires to tap into which I can advise job takes maybe 2 hours taking your time. I soldered all the wiring.
Can you advise on the wiring adapation as I have the topix diagram and I assume CILF08/9-3 (indicator) and CILF08/9-1 (ground) are the wires concerned
 

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From memory yes that sounds correct , I checked using a phase tester to make sure .
I think if you do a search I posted the wiring at the time.
 
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