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    Question A3/S3 prefacelift/facelift wing mirrors question.

    A question of fitting facelift wing mirrors, firstly, are A3 and S3 fitment the same with regards to bolting up to the door frame? I have one facelift baseplate off an A3 here, and it's slightly bigger than the prefacelift S3 items, also, in the facelift A3 looms, there's 5 pins, on my preface lift S3, there's 7 pins.

    I'm basically asking, do I need facelift S3 bases to fit facelift wing mirrors or will A3 ones work?


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    Hi pal a couple of years ago some one tried sealing my wing mirrors off my facelift S3, they we're snapped off at the base left hanging by the electric wires. I replaced the base of the mirror with a facelift A3 mirror and re-fitted the aluminium covers. Not sure about the connectors though as I didn't need to change that.

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    Il have a look tomorrow mate see if I can find the wiring diagram for pre and facelift I'm sure I can do something to get them working

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    Quote Originally Posted by A3-Lee View Post
    Il have a look tomorrow mate see if I can find the wiring diagram for pre and facelift I'm sure I can do something to get them working
    Cheers Lee, would be nice to see what the extra two wires are for?

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    Hi pal a couple of years ago some one tried sealing my wing mirrors off my facelift S3, they we're snapped off at the base left hanging by the electric wires. I replaced the base of the mirror with a facelift A3 mirror and re-fitted the aluminium covers. Not sure about the connectors though as I didn't need to change that.
    Interesting, so it should fit, it would be stupid of Audi to reengineer a door frame for some wing mirrors! The plate that bolts onto the door is slightly bigger, maybe it's just a modified design?


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    A3 left / S3 right




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    Extra two wires could be power fold mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by A3-Lee View Post
    Extra two wires could be power fold mate
    Strange, as there's no motor for the power fold, don't even think its available as an optional extra?

    I might have to get my car out for a test fit instead?


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    And the answer is no, they won't fit!


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