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3 door "oem look" roof rails?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by wuta3, May 12, 2013.

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    [May 12, 2013]
    Hi all,

    I absolutely love black sportbacks with silver roof rails. They look awesome.

    Is there any options for this on a 3dr that doesn't look like ****? I know there are no fittings however, just curious.
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    Rails on a 3 dr? Youll do well to pull that off!
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    [May 13, 2013]
    lol i kno, but every time I look at my A3 I think ... some silver rails would set that off ... might look daft (even it it was doable) on a 3dr tho :S
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    [May 13, 2013]
    3 doors just trying to be more and more like sportbacks... should just buy the better car
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Buy a sportback!! I've got the roof rails for you. Check my classified add
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Theres just some things a sportback can pull of that a 3 door cant
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    All right, all right, I get the message .... jeez! Whodathunk a small question about roof rails would turn in to a 3dr vs sportback smackdown? ... Actually, I could have guessed.

    Sad thing is, I did want a sportback.
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    [May 31, 2013]
    3 door is just soo much sexier though... Just thought ill add some more fuel to this :)
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Best rename the thread "3dr vs sportback" then
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Haha we could have some aggressive discussions on why each of them are better
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Or rather why the 3door is better ... (why am I encouraging this?)
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    [May 31, 2013]
    you're not! we know you're only jesting ..because it's not so. :)
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    [May 31, 2013]
    This would be a never ending debate..... So just to add to it 3door is by far the better looking car!
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    I was thinking of getting these for my car but just saw the price on them and was like Whoda!!!
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Just save up and buy a sportback
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Awwww wut. Do one! lol
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Oppsss sorry ;-)
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    Ahah yeah save up and buy the full car instead of a shortened version

    "oh no did i just say that" :p
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Oh no he diden ... Also, have you ever seen a woman back-out to get out from the rear seats of a 3-door? Who'd want to miss out on that?
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    [May 31, 2013]
    Lol one benefit
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    [May 31, 2013]
    From what I have seen Audi are now offering the grandad extras pack to all the sportback owners.

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    Long live the forever youthful 3dr.
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    Those loafers do look affa comfy!

    As for roof rails; leave them for sportbacks, they'd make the 3dr look ever shorter in comparison.
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    Lol I would let them go for a bit less and I know of a few people that fit them, infact its not hard to do it yourself. But they add so much character to the car, I'd fit them to mine but i'm thinking of selling it.
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    [Jun 2, 2013]
    Sportbacks are a lot more classier, more car for your money, look better, no headache of getting out to let someone in or out, you can do more to a sportback, Roof rails are a prime example. No offence to anyone, but in my opinion, the Sportback is for the men and the 3 door is for the ladies. Just the size of it justifies what I'm saying
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    For goodness sakes, go for a sportback. Better than being seen driving a supermarket trolley any day lol (Oh my, did I actually say that?).
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    Lol
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    no offence to anyone?! LOL

    No offence but "just the size of it justifies what im saying" is probably a freudian slip relating to your original purchasing decision. Oh yea, in yo face.
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    Lol the last bit made me laugh. Buy a 5 door, you'll never want a 3 door again!!!
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    Shame of it is I wanted a sportback LOL
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    You gotta love Wuta's sense of humus :p
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