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Bottom of the S3 door.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by DJ-S3, Apr 2, 2013.

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    Think my other half has opened the door onto a high curb or something, (taken a notch out of it) basically, it looks like the bottom part is just screwed on. Anyone know where to get a new one? A part from Audi...

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    Best option is audi tbh unless you find a breaker with one, I'm sure you want it to look as good as possible, but they need painting if bought new, talking about £50 from dealer plus paint.

    Cant you just get it filled & touched in.
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    Ok, cheers Nigel. Thought you'd pop up and advise me what was best to do :D
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    Pic?
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    The bottom part of sportback doors come off usually held on with the two screws on the inside of the door and also may be some adhesive which comes off i cant quite remember but the small strip at the bottom of the door definatly came off on my sportback rear door as i also had a passenger hit a high curb
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    Also forgot to add i remember audi charged quite alot for the piece as my body work guy said and he found a replacement door in same colour and swapped the part so worth a check on ebay for a car breaking theres a couple s3's on there breaking
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    No adhesive, just slides on & of after removing the 2 screws.
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    Ah right i couldnt remember
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    Haven't got a photo, car is at a friends garage having some work done, thought I'd just ask. Will get a pic up when I get it back.

    Oh great. Hope it's not that expensive...
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    [​IMG]

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    anyone know what the part number is? Or what it's even called?
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    Just get it smart repaired, for that its not worth changing part & painting all again.
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    Not sure what a smart repair would be? I can bend the silver part back and forwards. It's like a very bendy plastic that doesn't have the same shape or smoothness as the rest. Hard to explain.
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    That would not cost much for a smart repair. Try revive and get a free quote they are good.
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    thats the S3 door blade
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    You could remove the trim & give it to a bodyshop or smart repairer to do of the car anyway, I would for that small amount of damage, tbh, you could buy some P38 from Halfords & wet & dry, then fill, sand smooth to profile, then buy your paint/lacquer 2 pack from audi, I reckon you'd get away with that.
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    Cheers everyone. Will try a repairer.
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