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Help needed inside my wheel arch.

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Avant4me, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Avant4me
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    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    Had the car up on axle stands today as i am touching up my arch lips where they are starting to rust. when i took the liner out i noticed this

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    cant help but think that above my red arrow there is something missing. Same on both sides

    what you think??
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    hades- Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    iv never seen that when iv had my b7 in bits
    looks like a bolt bush should go there
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    mines identical to that
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    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

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    Thats exactly what i thought, but there is a 10mm gap between each bit.
    Would need to be some spacers in there too.

    Swarcup, thanks for that.
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    If it's any help my C5 RS6 is exactly the same.
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    I can have a look on ELSAWIN if you like, I dont have an Avant so I am struggling to work out which arch this is of.....
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    is the other side the same?
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    Hi its to line up subframe with dowel.
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    Both sides are the same, bradster is right.
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  10. Avant4me
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    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

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    Phew, well thats a relief and hopefully got the dreaded arch lip rust sorted once and for all
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