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A3/S3 prefacelift/facelift wing mirrors question.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jojo, Jun 23, 2013.

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    A question of fitting facelift wing mirrors, firstly, are A3 and S3 fitment the same with regards to bolting up to the door frame? I have one facelift baseplate off an A3 here, and it's slightly bigger than the prefacelift S3 items, also, in the facelift A3 looms, there's 5 pins, on my preface lift S3, there's 7 pins.

    I'm basically asking, do I need facelift S3 bases to fit facelift wing mirrors or will A3 ones work?
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    Hi pal a couple of years ago some one tried sealing my wing mirrors off my facelift S3, they we're snapped off at the base left hanging by the electric wires. I replaced the base of the mirror with a facelift A3 mirror and re-fitted the aluminium covers. Not sure about the connectors though as I didn't need to change that.
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    Il have a look tomorrow mate see if I can find the wiring diagram for pre and facelift I'm sure I can do something to get them working
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    Cheers Lee, would be nice to see what the extra two wires are for?

    Interesting, so it should fit, it would be stupid of Audi to reengineer a door frame for some wing mirrors! The plate that bolts onto the door is slightly bigger, maybe it's just a modified design?
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    Extra two wires could be power fold mate
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    Strange, as there's no motor for the power fold, don't even think its available as an optional extra?

    I might have to get my car out for a test fit instead?
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