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A3 2008 mirrors with lights in rear

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tdi-man, Dec 30, 2009.

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    [Dec 30, 2009]
    will 2008 side mirrors the ones with the lights in the rear of them fit my 54 plate a3 ?
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    anybody
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    If you're on about the facelift ones with the LED indicators, then yes i think they will
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    yes there the ones with a strip on the rear.

    thanks
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    I believe Nigel (NHM) has done it, but I don't think it's as straight forward as it sounds.

    I think he said he will be doing a "how to" soon.
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    just bought the new shape mirrors so just need a hand on what i need t do to get them fitted and working on my 54 plate a3...

    just waiting on the postman to deliver them.
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    Ye these will be good especially if you can get the indicators to work.
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    Not a straight fit, will need modifying at the bases.
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    cant wait for the how to...... and a clean wing :rock:
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    You'll have to, lol, I've done the mod & just have to wire the indicators via 1 of 2 methods, yet to test but confident.
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    What he means is he's nicked the mirrors but forgot to nick the switch..:lmfao:
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    Just for you Pat :kiss: :)


















    (cheeky fecker)
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    Ahhhhh shucks :)
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    got my mirrors today must say they look nice.

    just wonding NHN is they anythink i need to do before i give them to my m8 to paint for me ?

    Also do i use my orignal mountin hindges ?

    Thanks
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    No, the covers can be painted, as thats unrelated to the modification to make them fit & no you cant use the original mountings at all, must be complete facelift mirrors.
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    ok many thanks i shall get them to my m8 for painting if i can get out with all the snow.........
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    mirrors are painted and picking um up next week. is it a straight forward fit and just the wiring that has to be adjusted as getting me windows tinted next week so may get um fitted at the same time.
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    How do you take of the Cover on them to paint?????
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    You need to remove the mirror glass, then remove the small black trim underneath, then unscrew the cover that has a few torx headed screws, then it should lift of.
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