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Has anyone done a build thread for a full facelift conversion

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by matt_hilluk, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. matt_hilluk
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    On the hunt for a build thread just so I know what's required and how difficult it is to make an a3 look like a brand new one. From bumpers to even the new style door handles. And is it hard to get led drls working as they should.
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    Good question - I have a '53' plate and want to install the newer 'open mouthed' front bumper..
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    Alot of people have done the single grille conversion I think you're referring to. I'm on about the 58 - 11 facelift. 8p3.
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    RS has done it .Search conversion loads there
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    A lot of people have done this. It's expensive but if you take your time you can find some good bargains. Although if you want drl headlamps that is costly. Also you may be able to make a few bob back on your old front end on eBay
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    I've done the single grille conversion for your model, PM me if you need any help or information towards it.
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    TBH Steve, that list of parts isnt complete.

    I'm finishing 1 of atm as it happens, nice fun job, especially the wings.
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    Matt if only your car was Akoya silver I would of ripped your arm off for your old set up
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    DRLs are not that hard, just wire up and code and its all on!
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