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    Pre-facelift S3 Mirrors on facelift S3.

    To cut a long story short, some absolute c**t snapped off and stole the mirrors from my facelift 8l. I've managed to track down a set of pre-facelift S3 mirrors for a reasonable price that I know for a fact aren't stolen (wouldn't want to make these twats efforts worthwhile). Would anyone kindly let me know if the plugs fit from a pre-facelift to a facelift? and considering I'd have the whole of both mirrors (not just the caps which I know aren't interchangeable) the mirrors should mount on, right?

    Many thanks in advance for any replies.

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    Sorry to hear matey, thieving scums out there! But I'm sure they do as s3 rav has a prefacelift a3 one on his and it works. Although he needs a facelift house for his but that's another story lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by <tuffty/> View Post
    its either mapped or broken...

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    As Gops says the pins do fit fine. But obviously the housing won't fit properly/flush! I've got a pair of aluminium mirrors if your interested.
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    If you are buying these from a member on here be care full as I was recently scammed for pre facelift mirrors.
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