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Anybody know how to remove the airvents on the A3?

Rabbit222 Sep 16, 2008

  1. Rabbit222

    Rabbit222 Active Member

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    Is this an easy job? The airvents on the dashboard? I'm going to be fitting my Defi boost guage and OSIR opod and wanted to know if removing the airvent is a simple process? Any and all help will be highly appreciated....

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  2. MarcQuinlivan

    MarcQuinlivan Active Member

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    According to ELSAWIN:

    The 45 degrees in the above notes starts with the dot on the ring at 12 o'clock. It would appear that there is a groove at the 9 o'clock position which needs to be lined up in order for the vent to come out.
     
  3. Rabbit222

    Rabbit222 Active Member

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    Trust ol MarkQ to come to the rescue! Thanks mate!
     
  4. Khufu

    Khufu Well-Known Member

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    guess the program works ok then :rockwoot:
     
  5. MarcQuinlivan

    MarcQuinlivan Active Member

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    yeah, but only on my XP machine. don't think it likes Vista very much.
     
  6. Rabbit222

    Rabbit222 Active Member

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    Blue screen FTL!!!! Vista sucks ass! Looks like I'll need XP for it to work on my PC.
     
  7. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I changed mine for the oem S3 version some months back, they just pull out, just lever a thin screwdriver behind them & wiggle the buggers out side to side about 1-2 cm's & then pull out, thats what I did, no damage at all
     
  8. biggiep

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    Right click on the .exe file of the elsawin program in vista, click on properties then change the compatibility mode to windows xp sp2 and it should work. Apologies if already tried!
     
  9. emzino

    emzino Active Member

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    Make a small step-by-step if you can. I wouldn't mind having a stab at doing this too
     
  10. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    step by step of the elsawin vista install or the vent change??
     
  11. L60N

    L60N Guest

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    He doesnt have 170+ thanks for nowt :D

    He should open a modding site :)
     
  12. L60N

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    Ahh good ole vista:

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  13. MarcQuinlivan

    MarcQuinlivan Active Member

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    think he meant the vent change. the elsawin compatability thing won't work so can be ignored.
     
  14. mattandrew

    mattandrew Member VCDS Map User

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    Here you go

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    Ive got issues using Elasawin on Vista, it wount let me remove the trial period for some reason. Ive got it working on my XP no probs
     
  15. Rabbit222

    Rabbit222 Active Member

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    Awesome stuff! Thanks Matt!
     

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