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DSG Alloy pedals

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Lee_R, Oct 18, 2008.

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    [Oct 18, 2008]
    I see later DSG A3's have metal pedals, are these a straight swap for my pre facelift S line? Has anyone done it, is it an easy job?

    I like my S line interior but its pretty dull compared to my old Beetle!
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    don't think you can the faclift model has a different steering wheel, I think the paddles from the R32 fit but there about £200 a pair.
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    I meant the pedals not the paddles, the mk5 R32 had them too. Wonder if they would fit?
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    yeah they are a straight swap. you'll get a set from your local dealer or VAGParts.

    They are not standard on the A3, only the S3. The rest of us have retrofitted them.
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    Just make sure you get the correct gas pedal for DSG as it has a kick down option where as manuals dont, basically the pedal goes down to almost the floor & hits a sprung loaded plastic cap under the pedal which is green on mine that you can see if you look closely with a torch, if you push harder it of course depresses the cap & pedal goes furthest down & makes the car kick down a gear, I think thats a fair way to explain it, lol.

    Swapping over is fairly easy, just take the upper bolt cover of, unbolt, then at the botton hidden there's 2 horizonal gaps on the front of the pedal about 5-8mm wide you have to look carefully maybe slightly prize the pedal up, then stick a thin screwdriver in & push in & then inside hidden are a clip that you have to push in on one & the other you push to the side from what I remember when I did mine, there's a cable plug at top rear, of pedal, depress the white clip & it releases the plug to pull of the pedal, when replacing with new pedal just push plug back in place, then push the pedal down at front as clicks back in & then bolt in place at top & replace cover.
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    Thanks guys, any idea of the price?
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    between £60-80 I think, pity not manual as I have some spare alum pedals for brake & clutch
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    [Oct 19, 2008]
    you just replace the rubber bit on the brake pedal with this...
    [​IMG] for £9.45 + VAT.

    The accelerator pedal is a full swap at £55.95 +VAT:
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    If you click on the image you'll see you are asked to select manual or auto.
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    [Oct 19, 2008]
    Top job sir!

    Thanks for your help
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