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    S3 front grill surround

    I'm wanting to do the honeycomb conversion front grill on my S3 8p (pre facelift). Does anybody know if you can buy just the surround for the grill or am I going to have to chop up a second hand S3 grill??

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    You will need the hole grill and chop it for the pre facelift

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    Is this an easy job to do? Has anybody cut the centre of there grill out b4?

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    Is this an easy job to do? Has anybody cut the centre of there grill out b4?

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    Are there any of the cheap aftermarket grills that can be cut to do the project?

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    Most people use a RS3 grill, there is a group buy that i think is still going on, although think it does have to be butchered a bit to fit the pre facelift!
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    From recollection the rs3 one doesn't fit at all the Rs3 has only been out 5 years

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    For instance if I buy one of these FK Automotive Tuning Shop | ABS Sport Grill for Audi A3 (Typ 8P) Yr. 05-08 | purchase online in what way would it not fit? Are the fixings in the wrong place, will it be too long or too short?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marine_918 View Post
    For instance if I buy one of these FK Automotive Tuning Shop | ABS Sport Grill for Audi A3 (Typ 8P) Yr. 05-08 | purchase online in what way would it not fit? Are the fixings in the wrong place, will it be too long or too short?

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    Very nice mate. I was thinking of the one like I posted just for the cost factor. Would the fixings be in the right place on the above 1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marine_918 View Post
    Very nice mate. I was thinking of the one like I posted just for the cost factor. Would the fixings be in the right place on the above 1?
    On an A3 yes... If your doing it on a S3 then that FK 1 wont fit... S3 grill is slightly smaller than A3's
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    Quote Originally Posted by S3_Jacko View Post
    RS6/S3 Grill Splice... Wouldnt touch that other 1

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    I absolutely love the look of this. Really contemplating doing it for mine. Top off the stealth look...
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    Im not too bothered if its abit long because I was planning on choping it up anyway. I just wondering if the fixings r in the correct place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marine_918 View Post
    Im not too bothered if its abit long because I was planning on choping it up anyway. I just wondering if the fixings r in the correct place.
    Thats what i'm saying fella... The whole grill surround is longer and the frame, it wont fit without a lot of modification
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    Arrgh I c. So with the market filled with aftermarket grills will none of them be easy to convert in to an S3 one like you can with the RS6 one. I just don't fancy spending £300+ on one just to cut it up lol.

 

 

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