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    Adding fog lights to A3 8L 1998

    Hi,

    Can someone advise the best way to add fog lights to my 8L 1998?

    I had thought I could just buy part of the bumper grille like this...

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    and slot it in....but apparently not. Do I need to fit the entire lower grille? If so, any tips on where to source or what the part number is?

    Many thanks in advance.

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    Best bet is to buy a lower valance from fleabay, about 40 notes, then practice your wiring skills adding in a relay from the battery to make them light up....
    Easy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by slowcoach3 View Post
    Best bet is to buy a lower valance from fleabay, about 40 notes, then practice your wiring skills adding in a relay from the battery to make them light up....
    Easy!
    Hi, thanks for the reply. Should I be looking for a lower valance from an 8P or perhaps one from an 8L S3?

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    A3 8l. 8p won't fit and s3 is one piece and expensive... Just look for a lower valance with spotlight holes, you may well still need the grilles...

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    Here's some pics from when i did mine..... you need the lower half of the bumper

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    1999 A3 Quattro 1.8T Pics >>HERE
    2002 A4 Avant quattro 1.9 TDi

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    @ markyboy how did you get the black mesh grill to fit(on the upper part of the bumper). is it a S3 grill by any chance?

    Cheers

    Tom.

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    It's not S3 as i beleive they are slightly larger.... it's just a metal grill i picked up off ebay... i have since changed it to an ABT one though now...... the metal one wasn't the best of fits to start of with to be honest ... i had to bend it quite a lot to get it to fit... it's now hung up in the garage going rusty

    Mesh grill




    ABT Grill

    1999 A3 Quattro 1.8T Pics >>HERE
    2002 A4 Avant quattro 1.9 TDi

 

 

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