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Aftermarket clock faces. Fitting...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Markb, Dec 13, 2005.

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    As subject has anyone ever fitted some aftermarket clock faces? Or does anyone know what sort of job they would be to fit?

    Cheers Mark.
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    do you mean like the lockwood dials sort of thing, as my a3 came standard with white dials
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    Never done it on an Audi - used to do it on MKII Golfs a lot - bit findley you have to watch the platic clips the break easily.

    Good Luck
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    Yeah lockwood style ones.

    So how do you go about fitting them in general? How do you fit them over the needles? Do you have to remove them?
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    Personally I thing fitting these faces will cheapen the look of your dash board. I thin kyour dials look fine as they are, but each to there own.

    If you have to fit them, it depends on whether they are a stick on or replacement faces.

    If you have to remove the needles the best way is to place a couple of credit cards (or normal card) either side of the needle and then lever the underside with a couple of dinner knives.
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    got to agree that replacement dial faces are horrible. They'll almost certainly not look like an OEM finish, and you'll forever risk your needles dropping off.
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