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My A3 s line mesh fog diy.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nezz, Jun 27, 2013.

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    [Jun 27, 2013]
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    Just happy to share my first handy work for my much cherished A3...
    Please share your thoughts.
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    [Jun 27, 2013]
    Any pics on the car?
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    Will post some just waiting for paint to dry up as still putting a few more coats and the weather its just miserable she does need a good clean.
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    [Jun 27, 2013]
    Ahh ok. :)

    looks good off the car anyway!
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    Nice little subtle mod there mate, well done.
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    [Jun 27, 2013]
    nice idea, looking forward to seeing them fitted
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    [Jun 27, 2013]
    Hmm i like it, might have to go halfords sometime next week and do this, what did you use to stick it on strond adhesive ?
    i would also like to see a pic on the car :)
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    [Jun 27, 2013]
    Pictures to follow allmost done
    used this stuff to fill up the hollows, hard enough to put screws on IMG-20130626-00279.jpg
    then some bonding glue on the ages thats the black stuff u can see on the picture from the original post.
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    used a soldering iron with flattened tip to cut off the bits from grill.
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    [Jun 28, 2013]
    that looks really nice! looks almost like the facelift S3 fog grills
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    [Jun 28, 2013]
    Really like that.... Tempted to do that with mine.

    Where did you get the mesh from?
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    [Jun 28, 2013]
    Mesh is from Haufrauds.
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    [Jun 28, 2013]
    Thats looks a top effort. I have some of that mesh in my 'workshop' :icon_thumright:
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    [Jun 28, 2013]
    Labour of love cutting, sandpaper, bonding, filling, drilling, primer more primer coats, paint x4 coats.
    Thanks for everyone's positive comments will be posting pics once one paint is dryed up.
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    Ha i was thinking No-Nails and jobs a guddin' :applaus:
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    [Jun 29, 2013]
    Looks really good, I dont even know how to remove my fog lights so I wouldn't know where to begin lol.
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    [Jun 30, 2013]
    After fitting i'm happy with the result but gotta say the mesh is not that visible as s3 8p ones.

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    [Jun 30, 2013]
    Great Job. Suits the grill very well. :icon_thumright:
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    [Dec 1, 2013]
    This is dope! Gw! Wanna get that mesh finish on my bumper! Will be my next mod most definitely.
    Thx for sharing.

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    [Dec 2, 2013]
    Wanted the s3 8p ones but unfortunately would have been the whole bumper to replace so best next thing was the diy job.
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    [Dec 2, 2013]
    Dope. So trill for you doing the DIY! Looks mean! (I see what you did with the badge there to match black mesh fog grille, like! )
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    [Dec 3, 2013]
    Did you create the whole front grill or buy a ready made one?
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    [Dec 3, 2013]
    If you referring to the bonnet grill its an OEM rs3 one.
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