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Can't we use these to fix our broken arm rest clips?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Connorb5anda, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. Connorb5anda

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    Didn't know it was an issue...

    But, TBF, mine lives in the up position.


    (feckin afterthought if you ask me. Still have a passion for it tho'. The car, not the armrest!)
     
  4. Tom5190

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    Not seen them before, anybody else shed some light on it? Will be awesome if they fit!
     
  5. Djwoody

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    I would also like to know this as i've had a broken catch for years, ever since I bought the car.

    Connorb5anda - Why don't you be the guinea pig? :)
     
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    Woody what car you got? I'm from Redcar.
     
  7. IQ

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    Mine broke a few months ago, pinged off and nearly took my eye out.

    I googled this and I'm pretty sure the A4 and A3 are different parts.

    I was going to glue a little magnet on the base and a small washer on the lid to stop it from flopping open when you lift the armrest up, but haven't got round to doing it yet.
     
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    yes they can be used a few ppl on here have used them
    they have beed around at least a year
     
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    I brought a couple of those clips to repair my arm rest. I brought one with the Audi rings on. Its Fantastic, it doesn't spring shut like the original but it holds the lid closed and you wouldn't know the difference.

    I recommend you buy the clip to repair the arm rest because I resent paying a silly amout for a new lid
     

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