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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by TanyaS3, Jun 10, 2004.

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    Hey all

    Im thinking of buying these for my S3 at £139.99 + P+P
    What u think.
    These r genuine arent they aswell.

    Mirrors

    cheers
    Tanya /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
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    Tanya, You may have trouble fitting them as your S3 is pre-facelift and these are for facelifted vehicles.

    Rich
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    Tanya

    These are not genuine Audi mirrors. These are ABS plastic that have been chrome plated.

    I bought a set and the quality of them is excellent, however they definately do not fit a pre 2001 model S3.

    The ones selling on Ebay are made by In-Pro and are p/n 5147. You, me and all other pre-facelift people need p/n 5146.

    Hope this helps!
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    Imola S3 said:
    Tanya

    These are not genuine Audi mirrors. These are ABS plastic that have been chrome plated.

    I bought a set and the quality of them is excellent, however they definately do not fit a pre 2001 model S3.

    The ones selling on Ebay are made by In-Pro and are p/n 5147. You, me and all other pre-facelift people need p/n 5146.

    Hope this helps!

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    If thats the case, drop me an email and i will get you a price on them! Will try and beat the eBay dude! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif
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    thanks for the help.
    I wont be buying these ones then.
    Want the real thing.
    This is the email that bloke sent me when i asked if they would fit

    Hi Tanya

    Yes these housings fit the 1999 model S3. I sell under 'Buy it now' at
    £139.99 plus P & P as per the item description.

    Regards, Cliff

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    Think ill look into these ones. Would these fit?

    mirrors genuine
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    they are unmarked and are not damaged.unfortunately the complete mirror was

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    Hmm... that screams 'ripped them off a car and broke the main mirror bit' to me. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
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    Cliff is a memebr on this forum and has had quite a few sets of these mirrirs now. I think he has a contact in Germany.

    I think he has advertised them (or similar) on marketplace
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    I just bought Grants (Imola S3) mirrors and fitted them today. Honestly Tanya if you can get a set of these then do!! It will save you a lot of money over genuine ones and the ABS plastic with chrome plating looks excellent. You can only tell they are not "metal" if you touch them.

    I was well impressed and they finish the car off
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    Any pics?
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    check the german ebay aswell!! sometimes there might be a good deal, just type "audi spiegel" then get a second translator web page up to help with the language. paying can be tricky sometimes though, good luck
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    I've never tried posting a pic before but here goes...
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    how much did tht cost u
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    They cost £138 all in including next day delivery!

    Some better pics on my post "finally got some pics of my S3"!

    I can't stress enough how much they look like standard items
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    They do look good /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
    Hmmm im thinking about it. Is there a website 2 order these on?
    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif
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    Can get them from me if you like /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif
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    How much are these from you rich?
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    Right,

    they are £60.89+vat delivered. This is for pre AND post facelift models, but obviously need to be specified.

    Rich
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    cheers rich, i might have some of them of ya soon mate! going on holiday in two weeks. so will prob have to be after!

    cheers
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    Rich,

    Would the mirrors fit a new style A3? Sorry, Im not sure if there is any difference between the mirrors on the A3 and S3. Its an 04 model.

    Thanks!
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    RichA3Turbo said:
    Right,

    they are £60.89+vat delivered. This is for pre AND post facelift models, but obviously need to be specified.

    Rich

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    How can you get these so cheap Rich?
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    Thats just the price they are!
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    dont ask questions, just buy them! lol /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif
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    I think that if Cliff is selling these at £140, hes been diddling people!

    Rich
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    stevethejambo said:
    Rich,

    Would the mirrors fit a new style A3? Sorry, Im not sure if there is any difference between the mirrors on the A3 and S3. Its an 04 model.

    Thanks!

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    unfortunately not. And they dont currently do them for the new A3.

    Rich
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    sorry rich being thick...so a 97 A3 TS would be ok to get these mirrors for?

    Cheers
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    Audi A3 1.8TS said:
    sorry rich being thick...so a 97 A3 TS would be ok to get these mirrors for?

    Cheers

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    Yes, fine /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
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    RichA3Turbo said:
    I think that if Cliff is selling these at £140, hes been diddling people!

    Rich

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    That's what I'm starting to think!

    Cliff was advertising these in the Marketplace for £130 + £8.

    I bought these from Excursion who bought them from Cliff. I then sold them for the same price I paid, as they did not fit my car. I feel kind of guilty for selling them to Jamie (JamS3), now knowing you can buy them for half what I sold them for. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
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    I don't need them as I already have the RS style brushed alu housings but is that price per pair or each?
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    per pair... just made 100% certain!

    Rich
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    Just lost out on some on ebay, they went for £183.00
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    Nightmare!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif

    So you should Mr Imola S3 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    Only joking mate, you were not to know.

    Rich are these the same ones that i have, the in pro ones?

    Just say no even if they are it will make me feel better /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif
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    JamS3 said:
    Nightmare!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif

    So you should Mr Imola S3 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    Only joking mate, you were not to know.

    Rich are these the same ones that i have, the in pro ones?

    Just say no even if they are it will make me feel better /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

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    No they arent the in.pro ones /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif

    <font color="red"> (for everyone else, yes they are the in pro ones!</font> /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif

    Tis a bit cheeky so say the least, selling them for OVER 100% profit!

    Rich
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    JamS3 said:
    Nightmare!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/burningmad.gif

    So you should Mr Imola S3 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    Only joking mate, you were not to know.

    Rich are these the same ones that i have, the in pro ones?

    Just say no even if they are it will make me feel better /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

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    Sorry Jamie! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
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    Rich you have pm.

    Jamie will be gutted!
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    Rich you have pm.


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    Do i? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
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    does he mean pro mirrors?
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    Audi A3 1.8TS said:
    does he mean pro mirrors?

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    In-Pro
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    PM = private message... but i aint got one /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
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    oh yes you have
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    I have now! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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