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B5 RS4 Bumper onto B5 S4....

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Jimmy Oldskool, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. Jimmy Oldskool
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    Jimmy Oldskool New Member

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    [Feb 20, 2010]
    Hi guys.

    I've just bought an RS4 bumper for my S4, but it looks really different at the side mounts??? :huh:

    Does anyone know of a 'How to' guide or has anyone done it and prepared to help me out??? :confused:

    Cheers

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

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    [Feb 20, 2010]
    i'd imagine it would use the much smaller facelift side mounts, (the S4 bumper uses the larger, older pre-facelift style) but i've no idea how fitment would be with it being a widebody bumper.
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    [Feb 21, 2010]
    heat and bend it its fine i need one
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    [Feb 21, 2010]
    You do that heating and post results. ;)
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    People do it all the time only bad bit is the bottom bit bulges a little some people brace it others just mod it the inner ali bit has to be bent too . What you doing with the s4 bumper?
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    [Feb 23, 2010]
    jimmy message me over on edition38 if you need help fitting. I have a rs4 bumper on my s4.
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    [Feb 23, 2010]
    Isn't it better to get rieger (or similar) RS4 type bumper? Wouldn't it fit better?
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    [Feb 23, 2010]
    Rieger its ok but the stock rs grilles dont fit and the mesh they supply looks a bit gash. The Dietrich one is a perfect fit and takes rs4 grilles but it's made of fibreglass so not that strong than ABS plastic or PuRim...
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    [Feb 23, 2010]
    made a good job of that but it does look a bit funny at the bottom corners

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    I gutted the centre spars out of my S4 front bumper to make three larger vents....bigger than the RS4 ones but without the gills
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