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312mm 8l parts to 8p chassis conversion

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by bluequattro, Aug 31, 2008.

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    [Aug 31, 2008]
    as above guys, i have been given some 312mm caliper carriers from an 8l s3 and wanted to know if they would fit onto a 8p 05 quattro a3? it looks like a fairly simple swap over i think, any help is most appreciated as always ;)

    cal
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    hey robin, yeh i think its the same 5x112 pcd

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    Im pretty sure they will be different carriers. Think you need carriers from the likes of the MK5 Golf GTI, 8P Audi A3 170, New TT etc. I could be wrong tho!
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    [Sep 1, 2008]
    the 8L has 5x100 pcd, so the disks are no good anyway

    the carriers, calipers and splash shields have different part numbers and the wheel offset is significantly different so i doubt very much any 8L parts are going to fit.

    tt mk2/8P/golf5 are all the same though
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    thanks guys, i was starting to get my hopes up there! does anyone have elsawin that can maybe confirm this for me? ive ordered a copy but its not arrived as yet, and from past experience from eurocarparts ill avoid asking them about it lol, failing that i may just have to get the tools out and strip existing stuff and try new carriers on ;)

    thanks again

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    I don`t have elsawin but i can tell you they will not fit as the 8L has a different wheel hub, PDC and offset set up.
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    ok m8 thanks for that matey, ill be givin the carriers back to the seller mefinks :)

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