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B Pillars and Plastic

ScottD3 Jul 31, 2012

  1. ScottD3

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

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    I'm slowly making my way through the little jobs that needs doing on Audrey since most of the big jobs are done (for now).

    One little annoying job is the B pillar on the passenger side.
    Someone tried breaking in by shoving a screw driver (I assume) in the top right corner of the passenger door and tried to bend the top of the door out to get in.
    They never got in but damaged the door, B pillar and the little bit of plastic next to the B pillar.

    How do you replace the B pillar?
    Can the plastic be replaced at the same time?
     
  2. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    b pillar is held on with two screws at the bottom.

    Not sure about the plastic, cant think what that is.
     
  3. ScottD3

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

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    I'll get you a image if I get time or find one the net.
     
  4. ScottD3

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

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  5. tonya4

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    Scott,my breaker has the bit of plastic you are on about,I also have a gloss black b piller if you need it
    tony
     
  6. ScottD3

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

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    I thought that went to the scrap yard already.

    That be brilliant if you can mate.
    PM on its ways.

    Also, theses bits right?
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  7. tonya4

    tonya4 TDi Powerrrr

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    nah,still got it mate!
    Just aswell,have broken a couple of bits this week while stripping Vinnie.
    Yeah,thats the bits I have,will try and remove the drivers side first,see if it breaks or not lol
    tony
     
  8. ScottD3

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

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    The metal bits should be ok.
    Just the bolts rounding off of the plastic clips at the bottom snapping.
    If you are able to get the plastic bits off, bolts, clips/hinges all in one peace with out breaking.
    I'll have them from both sides please mate.

    As for the plastic bits, I got no idea how that comes off.
    No idea if its one single bit in that corner or a massive unit that goes round the door.
    Interested to know.
     
  9. tonya4

    tonya4 TDi Powerrrr

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    the plastic bit just covers both top corners of the door shut,so not too big

    tony
     
  10. B5 BIKER

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    any ideas how to remove the similar trim behind the rear doors Scott, on the avant
     
  11. ScottD3

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

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    The C pillars?

    The are pop riveted in.
    One of mine has started to bubble at the bottom.
    not wanting to remove them. No idea how they are removed or how they effect the window and rubber.
     
  12. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I removed those rear ones on my breaker, fairly easy, just drill out the pop rivets and remove.
     
  13. ScottD3

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

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    Cool.
    Any effects to the rubber or glass?
     
  14. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Not that i recall, they just lifted out.
     
  15. B5 BIKER

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    Not too bad so, was thinking of getting all these pillars wrapped on mine.
    Lots of little scratches and swirls
     

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