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Anyone know where I can get OEM dash trim other than dealer?

AndyMac Apr 22, 2011

  1. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Moderator

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    Got my leather/alcantara interior installed today but the alu dash trim that came with it has major dents and scratches on the main piece across the dash (it is also from a quattro, so need a plain one). VAGPARTS are no more so is it just rape time from the stealer?
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    benjie Well-Known Member

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    Or eBay I suppose? They come up from time to time. I believe the long piece across the front is £50ish from a dealer.
     
  4. benjie

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    I tried that quattrojames, it just doesn't work - it's impossible to get a smooth surface on the corners and the whole trim is slightly curved and it causes no end of problems on the ends!
     
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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Strange, I'm sure people have posted pics up on here having done it? I know people who've done it with carbon to good effect.
     
  6. benjie

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    Yeah, I've seen that too, and lots of professionals doing it too I suppose it depends on the quality of the stuff you have. I found that the edges were nearly impossible to do (and have it look good) and even the flat-ish panels got creases when left in a hot car for a day or two.
    I have that bobbly metallic stuff and have rubbed that down this week into a really good-looking brushed aluminium trim.
     
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    AndyMac Moderator Moderator

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    Thanks but I want the original metal stuff, not fake plastic ****. Really can't see why people cover their interiors with sticky back plastic fake carbon fibre - totally hideous IMO
     
  8. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Moderator

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    £75 from Audi which isn't too bad as I got the whole set for £50.
     
  9. benjie

    benjie Well-Known Member

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    Really? Bloody hell that's gone up a bit!
     

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