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    8P3 Diffuser Change

    Quick question - Are you able to put an 8P3 (mid 2008 onwards) S-Line rear diffusor like this one...



    Onto an 8P3 Sport like this one... (same age just going from Sport to S-Line)

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    Not without modifications, the facelift ones are cut out & have locating areas to fit, prefacelift does not, the lower section is 1 piece, so you'd have to cut it out & bond it in place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Not without modifications, the facelift ones are cut out & have locating areas to fit, prefacelift does not, the lower section is 1 piece, so you'd have to cut it out & bond it in place.
    But I was under the impression they were both facelift (8P3) cars?

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    So it's a whole bumper change? I am surprised.
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    Sorry I couldnt distinguish as pic is not that clear, looked like an older style sport bumper to me at 1st glance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHN View Post
    Sorry I couldnt distinguish as pic is not that clear, looked like an older style sport bumper to me at 1st glance.
    Ah ok, so it will fit?
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    If etka is to be believed, show same bumper for sports & sline, so insert should be possible, only one way to know 100%

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    Pretty Sure you can just remove the diffuser section and replace it with a Sline one as i have seen a fair few on eBay that are compatible with all 2009-2012 A3's and you can also see bumpers that are for sale that have the diffuser removed so it should be a simple swap.
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    Appreciate your answers chaps. Thank you
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