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Front grill chrome trim/surround; can it be replaced on its own?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by c_w, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. c_w

    c_w Well-Known Member

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    I've got an A3 Sportback and the chrome border part of the grill has chipped off quite badly at the bottom - I was wondering if you could just replace this chrome surround rather than the whole grill? If so does anyone know any part numbers by any chance?
     
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  3. Boydie

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    Yeah you can - costs around £50 from Audi
     
  4. IanS3

    IanS3 Interweb creep

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    If its the face lift I was told by Audi that its sold as a complete grill only, I would be keen to get a part number too if anyone has bought just the surround.
     
  5. mike foster

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    What year sportback ?
     
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    Lee_R Active Member

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    Yeah if its the 05-08 shape then yeah it splits, I did mine easily enough. If its the 08- facelift then they are one piece.
     
  7. Denty

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    have to tke the bumper off to fit tho....well drop it a little...
     
  8. Smoothie

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    As said mate, year dependant! If its same shape of grill as my car then it can be replaced yes
     
  9. mike foster

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    Part number for 05 -08 sportback is :- 8P4 807 715 2ZZ (chrome)
     
  10. _GRP_

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    Would you be interested in 2nd hand? I've got an 06 S-Line Sportback and hope to change the outer for a black version.
    Let me know if your interested.
     
  11. c_w

    c_w Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies. Mines a 57-plate so is pre-facelift.

    Motox, I might try TPS first and see how much a new one is as it's only 3.5years old and quite badly pitted/delaminated so might just get a new one.
     
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    Just under £70 from Audi !
     
  13. Joniboy

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    Sorry to renew an older post but can anyone confirm that the normal A3 Sport grill chrome will fit on an s-line grill?
    I just bought the s-line grill on eBay (luckily very cheap) but the chrome is a little scratched with 1 nasty stone chip. My old A3 grill chrome is mint so I'd like to swap the chrome rather than buy a new one.

    Your help will be much appreciated. :)
     
  14. Denty

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    yea man i think shud be fine;) think the s3 are the same too...feel free to correct me peeps:shrug:
     
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    _GRP_ A3 2.0TDI Sportback S-Line

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    S3's Grills are a little shorter in depth (so I'm told) so will only fit S3 specific bumpers.
     
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    Cheers guys. Yes, I too thought the S3 grill was different but just wanted to clarify if the chrome can be swapped between an s-line and normal A3 grill. Apparently it can so I'll give it a go and report back ;)
     
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    Thread from the dead! Can you get the chrome grill surround on its own for a S3 8P pre facelift?
     
  18. will1990

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    For confirmation... . Could anyone please confirm whether the s3 grill was different? I was hoping this (Audi A3 8p Black Edition Grill #111657592189) would replace my the black edition grill on my 2012 S3? Can anyone confirm the s3 part number?

    Cheers,
    Will
     
  19. LukeTripod87

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    The part no. for 2012 S3 grille is 8P0 853 651 then either Q R or S at the end depending if you have park sensors etc. Normal A3 is the same part no. but with either M, N or P at the end. It will fit ok but it's just for an A3 not S3
     
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    Thanks so much for taking the time to get back to me and clarifying the situation!

    Best, Will
     
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    Hi Luke may I ask if you can provide me with the black grille part number for 2010 S3 sportback with PDC sensors please?
     
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    Sure I'll check when I'm back in work Tuesday
     
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    Cheers mate. Will be waiting patiently.
    Much appreciated
     

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