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      Outside of North America, the law is based on...

      Outside of North America, the law is based on lumens, and not size. The minimum size requirement in North America is based on a law that dates from the mid 1950s. Of course, back then, lighting...
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      I agree. I wish that the US would finally...

      I agree. I wish that the US would finally mandate those things.
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      Follow up to "Red rear turn signals"

      There is still the argument out there that even though the Mk7 rear turn signals are large enough to meet minimum size requirements in the USA, VW changed them anyway in order to save money by...
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      There is still the argument out there that even...

      There is still the argument out there that even though the Mk7 rear turn signals are large enough to meet minimum size requirements in the USA, VW changed them anyway in order to save money by...
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      Halogen bulbs in Mk5 Xenon headlights

      So why don't the halogen bulbs inside of the Mk5 Xenon (HID) headlights work on US market vehicles?

      The answer is actually a legal one. US regulations (which are effective in the USA and Canada)...
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      Halogen bulbs in Mk5 Xenon headlights

      So why don't the halogen bulbs inside of the Mk5 Xenon (HID) headlights work on US market vehicles?

      The answer is actually a legal one. US regulations (which are effective in the USA and Canada)...
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      I agree with everything you guys say, and you...

      I agree with everything you guys say, and you bring up some good points. The reasons for changing the Mk7 lights are probably all true, and it very well could be that since the rear signal lit area...
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      In addition, it actually costs automakers more...

      In addition, it actually costs automakers more money in development costs to certify a different version for North America. Automakers usually prefer one single version for everywhere! So it is not...
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      I agree. But another reason they usually only...

      I agree. But another reason they usually only certify one tail light version for North America is because of our side marker light requirement as well. On most models, this function is handled...
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      Red rear turn signals

      Like so many of the readers in these forums over the years, I had always wondered why VW (and other automakers) would go through the trouble of changing the rear turn signals from amber to red on...
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      Red rear turn signals

      Like so many of the readers in these forums over the years, I had always wondered why VW (and other automakers) would go through the trouble of changing the rear turn signals from amber to red on...
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      Red rear turn signals

      Like so many of the readers in these forums over the years, I had always wondered why VW (and other automakers) would go through the trouble of changing the rear turn signals from amber to red on...
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      Red rear turn signals

      Like so many of the readers in these forums over the years, I had always wondered why VW (and other automakers) would go through the trouble of changing the rear turn signals from amber to red on...
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      Red rear turn signals

      Like so many of the readers in these forums over the years, I had always wondered why VW (and other automakers) would go through the trouble of changing the rear turn signals from amber to red on...
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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      VW navigation disc

      Here are VW navigation discs for 39.95

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/330700271604?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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