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8P vs 8PA

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by sachen, Jan 28, 2011.

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    [Jan 28, 2011]
    As the title says, is there any difference?! If so, what is this difference?

    sorry, its probably just me being stupid!:laugh:
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    8PA? :shutup2::scared2::Flush::readit::sadlike::no:
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    yep, whilst searching for parts I see 8P and 8PA...
    :shrug:
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    :ninja:
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    I think 8P is the generic chassis type which is the current model, as distinct from the 8L which was prior to 2004.

    8PA is more of a specific sales type i.e. 3 or 5 doors, diesel or petrol, SE or Sport etc.
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    According to Elsawin, 8PA is the 5 door variant, 8P1 is the 3 door and 8P7 is cabrio.
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