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Anyone ever changed a boot lid?

Westy Feb 24, 2014

  1. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    Hi guys,

    Just wondered if anyone has had to remove their boot lid before? I have a dent and 2 creases in mine that the dent repair people say will need to be done at a body shop due to the type of damage. I've found a perfect boot lid in the right colour on eBay for probably half the price of a repair and spray job. I know I'll need to swap over my boot lock and lining etc. but I just wondered how easy it is to remove and fit a boot lid?

    Any advice welcome.
  2. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    stright forward job
    couple of hours all in.
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  3. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

    Not done it on a 8P but others.

    It's not a bad job but I would recommend getting a mate to help you.

    Not sure if the cables got plugs at the car end to separate the cables from the boot and the body, if they don't, I would recommend getting some sort of long stiff plastic to help feed the cables from the body into the boot.
  4. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    Just purchased the boot lid and collecting it at the weekend so I'll do a little guide for future reference.

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