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Any other places I could be looking for Second Hand Audi parts?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by fran-s3, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. fran-s3

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    Hey guys,

    So frustrating when you can't find the parts you need. Have been searching Ebay, and scrappies for 2 weeks for a facelift passenger side headlight unit. Found 2 but in appalling condition - worse than mine with rust inside the lense.

    Any other places I could try does anyone know? Seen a set and asked the seller if they'd split on Ebay but no reply after 2 days :(

    There's so many new s3 8P parts available it's crazy - obviously the older stuff is harder to source...
     
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  3. ScottD3

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    Only thing I can think of is trying something in germany or the states.

    OOO there is a S3 breaking in the parts section. any good?
     
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    Good shout will pop over to Germany (on Ebay!)

    Yeah it's pre-facelift which is a shame as I need a face light one but thanks anyway that could of been a result. :)
     
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    nirro ltd
     
  6. fran-s3

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    Thanks have emailed Nirro Ltd
     
  7. colicabcadam

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    you'd be better off calling them!!!
     
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    Your right called Nirro and they don't have one. :( The hunt continues....
     
  9. mk1chopper

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    Try the TT shop, they sourse OE stuff from germany so might be able to get you the part brand new but cheaper the main dealer or see if jason on here can help you out
     
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    Cheers buddy just PM'd him. :)
     
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    Sanburns cov
     
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    Me being the dealer not the TT shop to save any other mix ups :p.
     
  13. Syvo

    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    you tried piston heads on there parts section if they have anything as there was 3 people breaking s3's on there last week
     
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    That's a great tip didn't even know there was a breaking/parts section on pistonheads! :)
     
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    Just called and none in - thanks though buddy.
     
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    Gumtree sometimes has some good stuff!
     
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    Is that a member or a company mate?
     
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    Its a site with general ads mate

    http://www.gumtree.com/edinburgh

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    ust type Audi and your location and it should come up with Audi, it will range from cars to some parts its a bit of a hit or miss but it can be good for wheels and tyres!
     
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    Gumtree is good. Some right gems can be found there as not many people know about it. Got my 4ft fishtank for free on there :p
     
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    Awesome thanks guys.
     
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    You could always try TPS, they are pretty good. As said above Ebay Germany is ace, got loads from there.
     
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    If it was cheap you could maybe polish out a few of the scratches and make do until you found a mint one then sell that one on
     
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    True I'll keep an eye on it - anyone know if the lenses can be easily swapped as my original lens is in good condition.
     
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