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Front end conversion

scottmachine Feb 19, 2014

  1. scottmachine

    scottmachine New Member

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  2. Greenwood

    Greenwood Its a Deeerv thing

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    You will need the bumper between 2004-2008 for your age car pal
     
  3. scottmachine

    scottmachine New Member

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    Sorry, meant bonnet not bumper.
     
  4. Greenwood

    Greenwood Its a Deeerv thing

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    Oh in that case mate it still will be the same years
     
  5. manor13

    manor13 Active Member

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    still getting my head around this front bumper thing 2006 you can fit onwards only if you change the wings bonnet etc
    are there no aftermarket bumpers that dont require this level of change.
    i like that bumper except the flared out but it the bottom.
     
  6. Greenwood

    Greenwood Its a Deeerv thing

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    The change took place in 2008 mate I believe for the full facelift 2008 onwards.

    To fit the bumper you have bought you don't need to change the wings or Bonnet unless your bumper is the old style with two parts as the grill
     
  7. Watty

    Watty ..... (_!_) Sarah's A3s #1 Fan

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    Search for the thread titled below..... it might be of use to you as this was a 2004 S-Line to S3 conversion. If you go for an S3 conversion from a twin front grill, you'll need the correct bumper and match that with a newer single grill bonnet....

    --- Single Grill Conversion Done....V6 S3 Hybrid!!! pic heavy ----
     
  8. Stiggles

    Stiggles Top Gear!

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    @Scott you will need a bonnet from an 06-08 car, I've just this week found a bonnet on ebay, be careful dealing with breaker yards as I had a few who tried very hard to say that a bonnet off an 04-05 car would fit, but there are 3 different bonnets.

    The crash bar on your car will need modified like Sarah's, as being an 04 car it has the split grille if I'm assuming correctly?

    I havent fitted the bumper kit you linked but it looks pretty straight forward and similar to that of an OEM S3 so should be handy enough for a good body shop to get right.
     
  9. scottmachine

    scottmachine New Member

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    Thanks for the replies, pretty much what I thought. Just wanted it confirmed. I'll post some pictures once its done.
     
  10. Wookie82

    Wookie82 New Member Bronze Supporter

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    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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  12. Wookie82

    Wookie82 New Member Bronze Supporter

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    At the moment the Im not really seeing any decent secondhand bumpers, I dont know how much the OEM from Audi will cost ...if its available? There website has bumpers from 250... Just want to know what the quality of the DM is like
     

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