JMB RetrofitsVolks Autos
Results 1 to 19 of 19
  1. #1
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131

    S3 sportback side skirts install instructions?

    DOes anyone have installation instructions for the S3 skirts for the sportback?

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131
    bump

  4. #3
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131
    do i need to drill holes on the bottom of the car to fit the skirts?

  5. #4
    Khufu's Avatar
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    West coast of Scotland
    Posts
    5,693
    No, I read that you just bond the underside with a bonding sealant . I have skirts to fit myself but i'm waiting till its a bit warmer.
    2003-2008 1998 Red A3 8L 1.8 Sport
    2008 -> 2003 Akoya Silver A3 8P1 2.0 FSi Sport

  6. #5
    robby's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    West yorkshire
    Posts
    455
    How much are the S3 or Votex skirts for a 3 door? i guess they come in primer?

  7. #6
    aristides's Avatar
    3rd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Greece
    Posts
    543
    I`ve heard they are a lot of work and big cost

    I got some instructions, in a pdf somewhere but they are in german.
    Will look them up for you
    FOR SALE:

    RNS-e 2013 DVD, BK Version, NOT unit, DVD disc

    Steering ECU : 1k0 953 549 AH, ideal for Cruise Control retrofit

  8. #7
    Neutral

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    50
    I had Votex sideskirts put on my Sportback, cost me 150 for spraying and fitting.

  9. #8
    robby's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    West yorkshire
    Posts
    455
    Quote Originally Posted by A3TDI2.0 View Post
    I had Votex sideskirts put on my Sportback, cost me 150 for spraying and fitting.
    Do you remember how much the skirts cost?
    I had the full Votex kit on my last A3 but just need skirts on this as it has the S-Line kit, skirts will finish it off nocely

  10. #9
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131
    I bought the screws for the kit also need to know where that goes?

  11. #10
    chris1988brown's Avatar
    3rd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    middlesbrough
    Posts
    578
    i would just bond them on mate much quiker and easier, plus you dont wanna drill your sills and risk them gettin water in them causing rust. i'll be bonding my s3 skirts

    MY S-LINE 2.0TDI HYBRID PROGRESS

    MY PROGRESS THREAD

  12. #11
    Khufu's Avatar
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    West coast of Scotland
    Posts
    5,693
    Since the weather was nice, I took the chance to test fit mine. You need to heat the scuff plate & rear quarter to soften the glue & then gently pull off. The door trim has 2 screws & then you slide the trim towards the rear of the car. The caps on the wings have a plastic spring clip in behind them so you need to remove the arch liner a bit to get in to the back of it & then squeeze the tabs together to remove.



    2003-2008 1998 Red A3 8L 1.8 Sport
    2008 -> 2003 Akoya Silver A3 8P1 2.0 FSi Sport

  13. #12
    robby's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    West yorkshire
    Posts
    455
    Colour match isn't great

    So do you remove the origional plastic part from the bottom of the doors and the rear wing and replace the door ones with new parts supplied?

  14. #13
    Khufu's Avatar
    6th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    West coast of Scotland
    Posts
    5,693
    Quote Originally Posted by robby View Post
    Colour match isn't great

    So do you remove the origional plastic part from the bottom of the doors and the rear wing and replace the door ones with new parts supplied?
    yes, as I said above, you remove the rear quarter trim by heating the glue and pulling off. Same with the sill scuff trim (even heating it still ruined in my case LOL). The door trim unscews & slides towards the back of the car. The front cap is unclipped from in behind the wing so you need to remove the wheel arch trim liner.
    2003-2008 1998 Red A3 8L 1.8 Sport
    2008 -> 2003 Akoya Silver A3 8P1 2.0 FSi Sport

  15. #14
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131
    does the skirt clip into the part where you take the sill off?

  16. #15
    Kev
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    3
    Khufu: Great job mate!

    Please, can you upload some pictures of the whole car? Do you have the S3 Kit installed? (I mean front and rear bumper also) I am looking for pictures of an A3 with Sline kit plus S3 side skirts installed to check the height diference from floor beetwen bumper and side skirts.

    I have an A3 sportback restyling.

    Thanks in advance

  17. #16
    N8
    N8's Avatar
    Kowalski Details

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Salford, Manchester
    Posts
    17,133

    My Social Networking

    Add N8 on Facebook Visit N8's Instagram Channel
    Can't wait for my S3 SB Skirts to go on, anyone got full price, as I got majority of part no.s ain't priced it all up..

  18. #17
    Neutral

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    50
    Quote Originally Posted by robby View Post
    Do you remember how much the skirts cost?
    I had the full Votex kit on my last A3 but just need skirts on this as it has the S-Line kit, skirts will finish it off nocely
    Sorry didn't see this, bought them for around 75 on ebay new.

    edit: found them http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/New-Audi-Sport...item3caa7eb348
    Last edited by A3TDI2.0; 3rd March 2010 at 23:53.

  19. #18
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    131
    i think my price was around ~700usd. No door blades.

  20. #19
    robby's Avatar
    2nd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    West yorkshire
    Posts
    455
    Quote Originally Posted by A3TDI2.0 View Post
    Sorry didn't see this, bought them for around 75 on ebay new.

    edit: found them http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/New-Audi-Sport...item3caa7eb348
    Thanks - i need the 3 door kit - typical, nothing on ebay

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO