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Can anyone help me with S3 side skirt fitting!?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by MAD_Adamski, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. MAD_Adamski

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    hi guys, first a slight intro i have a A3 tdi that i'm doing a few bits too its my daily runner, i have a escort cossie as a w/e car. i love the audi tho, i have as said above s3 skirts to go on it and basically i could do with some pics of how they fit on!? i have s3 frnt wings going on too. I just wanted some pics of the door shuts at the bottom!!?? do they bolt on or screw or what any info would be great... i'll put up a pic of the audi below.. i have already changed a few things like the later spec doors s3 spoiler and few other bits...

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    Anyone!? i need some pics of where the top of the skirts mount to the sill etc!? i tried to look at it today and it looks like the sills maybe totally different between normal models and S3???
     
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    been scanning through mate no joy yet!? :( was hoping someone with a S3 wouldn't mind just taking a pic or 2 :)
     
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    at the botom of the door are rubber gromets remove them and lok inside you should see screws in each hole..remove them all and slide the skirt i think towards the rear of the car..and off it should come..:icon_thumright:

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    no he actual skirts fella not the trims :) i have fitted the door trims :)
     
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    do you mean side diffusers? the grey plastic part on the bottom of the door with a triangular shape to it?
    m4 screws if so.
     
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    no the actual 'SKIRTS' they look to be held in on the underside of the sill and on top too but i have no idea how they fit on my tdi wheher the sills are totally different or what!? Dont wanna start modding them to find out theres a easy way to fit them :)

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    There aren't any side skirts on the 8L S3?? There are some little corner pieces that are attached to the sills just in front of the rear arches.
     
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    there are skirts mate i have them sat in my garage, i have highlighted in this pic i borrowed (sorry) the skirts meet the rear bit you speak about and also hook onto the front wings....

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    I have the wings ready to be fitted i just cant see where the skirts mount on the sills !?
     
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    i have looked on there yes but cant see any pics that explain it!? i had looked on there for hours before i posted this :(
     
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    I will video and photo mine in the morning for you adam....vagcat is usually the key.
     
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    also I'll do the "side skirts" as well :eyebrows:
     
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    :rockwoot: good man lol.... I'll await them! Fitted my new suspension (bilstein/eibach) today so didn't get time to look at the skirts...

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    did you take them after mate??
     
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    this is the sort i need mate yes :rockwoot:if your dont mind taking 1 or two more bit further back sso i can see the whole sill guard etc..... It looks to me like the sills are totally different but just wanna be sure:(

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