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    Front end conversion

    Morning all, going to be a front bumper conversion on my 2004 3.2 a3. Have ordered one of these Audi A3 8P 8PA Front bumper made of ABS S3 Optic +grill chrome/ black 03-08 | eBay.

    2 questions, 1 has any one fitted on before, 2 what year bumper would I require I'm assumine a 2006 spec?

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    You will need the bumper between 2004-2008 for your age car pal

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenwood View Post
    You will need the bumper between 2004-2008 for your age car pal
    Sorry, meant bonnet not bumper.

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    Oh in that case mate it still will be the same years
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    still getting my head around this front bumper thing 2006 you can fit onwards only if you change the wings bonnet etc
    are there no aftermarket bumpers that dont require this level of change.
    i like that bumper except the flared out but it the bottom.
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    The change took place in 2008 mate I believe for the full facelift 2008 onwards.

    To fit the bumper you have bought you don't need to change the wings or Bonnet unless your bumper is the old style with two parts as the grill
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    Search for the thread titled below..... it might be of use to you as this was a 2004 S-Line to S3 conversion. If you go for an S3 conversion from a twin front grill, you'll need the correct bumper and match that with a newer single grill bonnet....

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    @Scott you will need a bonnet from an 06-08 car, I've just this week found a bonnet on ebay, be careful dealing with breaker yards as I had a few who tried very hard to say that a bonnet off an 04-05 car would fit, but there are 3 different bonnets.

    The crash bar on your car will need modified like Sarah's, as being an 04 car it has the split grille if I'm assuming correctly?

    I havent fitted the bumper kit you linked but it looks pretty straight forward and similar to that of an OEM S3 so should be handy enough for a good body shop to get right.

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    Thanks for the replies, pretty much what I thought. Just wanted it confirmed. I'll post some pictures once its done.

 

 

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