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A clip & rear window trim

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by ScottD3, Dec 23, 2010.

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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    First is the clip.

    You've all seen them before and I wanted one.
    So I bought one and fitted it.
    Heres some pictures.

    Remove the A pillar trim and your left with this.
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    Fit clip in the location you like. I used double sided sticky tape. I was going to use a screw but due to the angle and how close it is to the screen, I went with the tape.
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    and then fit it all back together. Time will tell how long the tape holds. It should last cause the pillar also holds the clip.
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    Next was the little metal panel on the rear windows.

    When I replaced my manual rear windows for electric rear windows I forgot to swap this bit over.
    With a spare 5mins I finally got round to it.

    The corroded panel, which is also the wrong colour.
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    Remove the inside plastic panel to expose the torx bolt.
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    Slide the panel down as far as it can go and then wiggle it till it comes out.
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    And refit the correct panel and put it all back together.
    [​IMG]
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    Can you resize the images, too big for my screen!
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    Done.
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    do you know where to get the side panels from, your motor is the same as mine and I am starting to have lots of little issues with it that need fixing.
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    breakers yard or Audi.
    I got the panels that I removed due to the paint flaking off.
    Bit of work and some paint and they will look new again.
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    What is the clip for?
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    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    +1 with dest, is it for when you get speeding tickets :)
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    The clip is to hold parking tickets, the pay and display sort.
    I hate sticking them to the window and if you put them on the dash there is a chance of them blowing away when shutting the door.
    This way they stay nice and secure on the window.

    I drive a diesel auto, no chance of speeding cause I'm to relaxed and the car is to slow. :)
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    Fair enough :)
    I just check mine after Ive shut the door!
    Handy to know about the rear trim though as I toying with getting mine carbon wrapped
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