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    Interior situation.....

    aloha people.
    right im abit of a newbie so if the question been asked before sorry. im after a interior change. currently got the grey cloth but its lookin abit tired...hense the change.
    im iterested to no wheather you can get the old recaro leathers (like the ones in the gti golf etc) to fit without a massive amount of hassle ? and what ppl think of the idea ?
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    I like old S3 recaro seats,I may buy it if it fits into my 8P a3 )

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    ye i no. theas what i was thinking. and it would be abit differant just wonder how much hassle they are to get in and if any has a pic of it done ?

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    i think tr8ups has a set modded for the 8p for sale


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    How much are you looking to spend ?

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    um under a 750 squid really.

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    does anyone know, if i get a set of the golf gti mk4 leather recaros, will the airbag still work with the stander clip on the golf seat or will it have to moddified?

    cheers

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    I have a seat of Audi A5 Leather Heated Seats if you want ?

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    what sort of money you after for them? im guessing a5 back seats wont fit though

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    Quote Originally Posted by hjdavies View Post
    what sort of money you after for them? im guessing a5 back seats wont fit though

    I'm looking around £350 ......Is yours a 3 door or 5 ?

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    3 door

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    Quote Originally Posted by hjdavies View Post
    3 door

    Won't really work ....no handles to pull the seats back....

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    doesnt matter then. dont supose you no the answer to the original question?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hjdavies View Post
    doesnt matter then. dont supose you no the answer to the original question?
    cheers
    I think MK 5 Golfs will fit ......As it's the same car but different shell .....

    I was going to get myself some R32 seats .....So yes they will fit.....Just need to Re-pin the Looms .

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    thas good knews. is it possible to remove the frames of the bottom of my old seats? im abit of a retro fran and the older style recaros really do it for me for some reason. call me strange maybe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hjdavies View Post
    thas good knews. is it possible to remove the frames of the bottom of my old seats? im abit of a retro fran and the older style recaros really do it for me for some reason. call me strange maybe.
    Front or back ?

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    Re: Interior situation.....

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    Why would you want to do that ? The Mk 5 seats will go straight in.

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    carnt really afford the one 750 quid theyll cost me. id rather do lods of work myself than pay the extra. so purely financal really

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    Not to sure then ......

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    I picked up a whole set of S3 interior including front seats, rear seats and door cards front and rear for £700. Nice black and red leather.

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    does that all fit a a3 8p ?

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    can anyone help. will a tt interior fit straight in my 8p ?

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    new shape TT front seats will bolt straight in, however the seat air bag plugs are different as i have found out and will require work to make right.
    the TT rear seats wont fit
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    Have you thought about re-trimming your existing seats in leather. Seat Surgeons - Automotive Leather Specialists - Makes are very good at this.

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    Re: Interior situation.....

    well i thort retrimming would be insanly expensive. has anyone done this then?

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    as a general term 1000+ for anything qualiy


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