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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Riggaz_a3, Dec 12, 2010.
Haha! Nice car you got there pal, like the wheels a lot, what's next for it mate???
Some nice cars at the trafford meet today, had a good time
Am working on it.
well isnt sitting perfect as of yet so that needs sorting. should have some updates this and next week so keep an eye out.
Its so ironic how I was at the trafford centre today! But no car, so will pop along when its ready.
Will do pal! I'm on the lookout for an s3 front bumper eventually, do you (or anyone else reading this) if the fogs are the same in the sport bumper from the same year??
Sweet man sounds good! Was a good turnout, all sorts of weird and wonderfulls
I will man, when I get the car back, so probably the first one after UD
Mega busy day today, put new grill on and put lamin-x on fogs.
Started by taking out the three screws under each wheel arch,
Next i took the top grill screws out from the top of the grill,
Following on was the screws that hold the bumper to the belly pan, whoever owned this car before me loved scraping over things!!
Next was the screw and popper which hold the wing to the bumper, i used a small allen key to push out the stud (cheers Alfiejts)
And from below looking up
After this was the one last bolt that holds the bumper to the car structure,
Now i slowly prized the bumper until it unclipped at each side
One quick pull and the bumper came forward,
Pulled out the inserts and unscrewed the fogs,
Cleaned the lenses with cold water and a cotton cloth
I found that if you breath hard on the lense, this gives you a nice misted surface, then applied the film slowly, smoothing with my thumb
Once on and happy with, i heated with hair dryer and left to cool, one done so repeated for second
Next i unclipped the badge from the old grill and placed it on the new one
After unclipping a million clips i took out the old grill and dismantled the number plate off it
Time to mount the newbie
Clipped straight in, sorted! Mounted fogs and inserts and time to put the bumper back on!
Finished and washed happy now!
Nice write up mate ,Grille looks good ,I would dump the bra thing though ;-)
Nice and shiny that grill. Fk?
Looks much better with that grille and lamin-x james. You pleased with how she looks so far
that loooks sweet mate ! deffo lose the bra tho ! the black on black dont look right
looks alot better now mate, what've you got planned next for it?
Haha cheers bro, just think it looks little unusual
Yeah mate, thrilled! Looks alot diffrent just need some darker windows, s line spoiler and few bits spraying storm grey and ready for march shows lol !! Its a work in progress lol
:thumbsup: Good, cant wait for show session mine wont be done but still gonna go. You will have to get some new photos and update your sig
You at TFS??? I will do as soon as i can find a good location near me lol
You need the later S-Line front Riggaz to pull this off IMO
Looks Very Good!
looking good riggaz!
i wanna lamin-x my front lights but not got round to it yet !
Want to go lower 1st ;p lol any suggest on coilees???
Cheers pal! Yours would look sweet with lamin-x! Get it doneeeee!!! Lol
Many thx pal
Whats your budget?
About 400 matie
hmm, not my grille of choice but otherwise i really like your car.
here's the grille i would have gone for, just the effort of getting it over from Australia
RS HONEY-COM STYLE FRONT BLACK GRILLE FOR AUDI A3 8P 05-08
Nice grill that pal! Must admit i did look for a honeycomb but prices were high!! If im ever upgrading in future would love that !
pm returned riggaz
thanks for the walk through i need to do this soon
No probs matie!
You can get this grill from ebay.de for 99+ shipping
Kühlergrill Audi A3 8P -07 S3 - LOOK Front Grill Gitter bei eBay.de: Spoiler (endet 04.03.11 19:57:43 MEZ)
Not bad matie! Mine cost £65, i like it because its gloss black but the honey comb does look sweet!
Shes been tinted!! Will post up some pics after ive washed her
Next is gunmetal mirrors and badges
Any plans for wheels and any news on the drop
Amazing how much difference that grill has made! Cracking job!
you really need some wheels Riggaz!! then you ride will look shweett!
Hey N8! Yeh getting there!! Defo having them off you so you will know before anyone else
Should be mar/april ready for the bulk of the show season
Yeah pal defo! You got any suggests????
Well here she is all tinted!!
Was done at empire tinting rochdale, would recommend them! They have a site