1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

eBay RS3 grill

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S., Jul 24, 2013.

  1. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    282
    Sounds good mate wasn't sure if there were any visible clips or if the plate would be easy for people to steal etc. I can't wait completely changes the look of the front end
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2011
    Messages:
    2,083
    Likes Received:
    278
    That looks awesome! I don't see how anyone would know this was a replica RS3 grille. It truly does look the part! Nice one :wub: xx
     
    Kelza likes this.
  4. JoeDeeJay

    JoeDeeJay Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2013
    Messages:
    34
    Likes Received:
    3
    No there are no visible clips. Ive managed to find a photo on my phone which shows the grill without the number plate on. The plate holder can be completely removed for shows etc

    [​IMG]
     
  5. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    282
    thanks - I appreciate your help!! I will be ordering mine when I get paid!
     
  6. MattKeating

    MattKeating Member

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    248
    Likes Received:
    17
  7. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech
    Site Sponsor

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2009
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    216
    I'm tempted.... :D
     
  8. Beckford

    Beckford Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2012
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    6
    Brought one of these earlier this week for my S3, build quality is really good, fitted it on Friday.

    [​IMG]
     
    slick and sliced like this.
  9. batch

    batch Active Member
    Audi S3

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2011
    Messages:
    626
    Likes Received:
    133
    Can you put OEM chrome rings into these? And can an S3 badge be squeezed on? Definitely keen!
     
  10. Beckford

    Beckford Member

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2012
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    6

    Not sure about the rings, but the S3 badge dos'nt fit. Had to chop the back of the badge up and fit a cable tie to it to get it to fit.

    not sure if the company make different badges to fit the grill
     
  11. chris.vincent3

    chris.vincent3 Own a BMW now, HOWEVER I still own VCDS!
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2012
    Messages:
    607
    Likes Received:
    34
    Shame they don't fit the 8P2 :'(
     
  12. XENONZ UK

    XENONZ UK Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2013
    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    25
    Hi Guys

    Just to shine some light on questions you have regarding these grills

    Please fire away as most of the grills have been purchased from my website or ebay from my ebay shop

    Im sure theres over 50 people on this forum that have purchased these grills from me and can vouch for the quality and fitment

    all badges can be removed and the number plate surround/holder can also come off and you can never tell that it was ever there.

    I also have chrome badges for the grills so if you prefer a chrome badge and not a gloss black thats not a problem

    p.s. how do i arrange a group buy and become a paid trade member so i dont get kicked off......lol
     
  13. batch

    batch Active Member
    Audi S3

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2011
    Messages:
    626
    Likes Received:
    133
    Hi Xenonz, thanks for the heads up. Are you able to obtain/make fit an S3 badge for this grille?
     
  14. XENONZ UK

    XENONZ UK Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2013
    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    25
    I am working on it at the moment

    What most of my customers have done is cut a little section off the rs3 badge that is supplied and re arranged the letters from rs3 to s3 or if they have a s3 that they are installing the grill on to than they remove s3 badge from their old grill and fit it to the new grill.

    some customer cars on link below:-

    CUSTOMERS CARS - XENONZ UK

    BUT currently we do not have "s3" badges available but will have some in the near future

    hope this helps
     
    #53 XENONZ UK, Oct 22, 2013
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2013
    Muzza80 and Ash187 like this.
  15. slick

    slick Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2013
    Messages:
    36
    Likes Received:
    0
    anyone else have these grilles? maybe with the chrome or matt aluminium surround ? any of the other colour combos! black is good, but hard to see once on the car (would like to see another colour fitted if poss) :)
     
  16. JJ.Foulds

    JJ.Foulds Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2013
    Messages:
    1,206
    Likes Received:
    170
    why dont they fit 05 model :( bad times for me like!
     
    MattKeating likes this.
  17. Brodster

    Brodster Shark Performance in Scotland
    Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2011
    Messages:
    3,512
    Likes Received:
    848
    Xenons - it was me that enquired thro Ebay about the group buy and I will be doing a group buy for interested parties very shortly as I am a site sponsor so you dont need to worry about anything mate.....I shall handle it all. Just need you to ship them.

    Any probs mate then just PM me
     
  18. Jonse

    Jonse Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2012
    Messages:
    404
    Likes Received:
    41
    Is there any quick release or easy way to remove the number plate with this grill for attending car shows?
     
  19. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    282
    I have this grill but have yet to figure out a way to remove the plate holder whilst it is still on. Iv seen people using cable ties instead
     
  20. Jonse

    Jonse Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2012
    Messages:
    404
    Likes Received:
    41
    Yeah my worry would be though is it falling off.

    Have you gone for the silver rings? or black
     
  21. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    282
    Maybe there is an easy way to take it off but I certainly don't know how it's done haha I'd quite like to know as it would be good for shows and stuff. I already had black badges so I just kept them
     
  22. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  23. XENONZ UK

    XENONZ UK Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2013
    Messages:
    57
    Likes Received:
    25
    As long as the plate can be removed, i.e. if the plate is attached with velcro or something that can allow the plate to be easily removed from the number plate bracket there are 3 plastic rivet type screws once you remove them the number plate bracket/holder just comes off and you cant even tell if it was ever there.

    Chrome audi rings are also available if you need them, on my ebay adverts you can opt for black or chrome rings, just let me know when checking out.

     
  24. S3_Jacko

    S3_Jacko Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,623
    Likes Received:
    464
    Yeah man... Plastic rivets... Same thats used in the front mud guards in the arches... You could even steal and use them worse comes to worse
     
  25. R90 STL

    R90 STL Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    282
    taking the plate holder seems easy enough then. can you put it back on without removing the grill etc etc? I dont want to take it off and have to go through all of that to get the number plate back on!
     
  26. hollow

    hollow Active Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2009
    Messages:
    925
    Likes Received:
    54
    what annoys me so much is the price difference between the 2008 pre face lift and the 2009 facelift model
     

Share This Page