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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by adamroutley, May 21, 2012.

  1. adamroutley
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    [May 21, 2012]
    how hard is this? facelifting my 8p and theres not much mention of the process on the other facelift threads.

    also, has anybody heard of or used "Dr Bumper" in Birmingham?
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    4 nuts and lift it off, do it with a friend about as easy a job as it gets
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    It's the easiest part of the conversion. 8P2 or 8P3?
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    [May 21, 2012]
    im going from the split grille to the single (not the s-line)

    thanks guys
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    Real easy.

    May need a little tweaking to line it up perfectly, but dont be put off. Its only lossening bolts and adjusting etc.
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    nice on guys! how about the other part of the original post? anybody heard of or know anybody who have used "Dr Bumper" in birmingham?

    Also..would I get a bonnet in the back of my 3 door? with the seats down?
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    Yes the bonnet will fit with the seats down, you just have to find the right angle to put it in
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    [May 22, 2012]
    I got my rear bumper from that seller - it arrived in perfect condition and fitted on nicely.

    He had it labelled up as a 2005 bumper when it was actually a facelift - better for me I guess!
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    [May 22, 2012]
    was it sprayed in the mauritius blue? how is it for a colour match as mine is the same!
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    [May 22, 2012]
    I wanna do this face lift on my 54 plate A3 where's best place for the parts and I'm not great with cars is it simple to do
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    No - as the pic shows it came in white.
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