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New S3 (8P) Gearknob

s3 Hoggy Dec 23, 2009

  1. leshkin

    leshkin Hold my beer... VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Sepang Audi S3

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    8P S3s do have rather nice looking knobs, I must say ;)
     
  2. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    Didn`t staple mine it just trapped in place nice and tight :) with the two tabs on the lugs underneath
     
  3. fran-s3

    fran-s3 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Same here I was worried at first not being stapled but is nice and tight once the plastic base it clipped in
     
  4. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Haha!
     
  5. Essflee

    Essflee Well-Known Member

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    Well finally have now got my new knob on order after having issues with the code, turned out to be the 'W' needed dropping from the part no.

    Very excited to get my new knob...

    Cheers Matt, another £80 pound gone :)
     
  6. huzy

    huzy New Member

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    Can i put on my audi s3 ? or only with BAM can put ?
     
  7. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Yes I'm sure You can mate:icon_thumright:
     
  8. paneristi232

    paneristi232 Member

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    I have just fitted my new gear knob and must say I am very impressed with it. My old one, seemingly like everyone elses, had become worn on the metal ring that surrounds the gate decal was easily removed thanks to the step by step guide on here. Next I fitted the new base retainer and didn't bother stapleing it, just tucked it in and reattached the knob!! Looks great, went for the red stitching to match the outer colour of the car.

    Thanks to everyone who has posted on here.

    Jamie
     
  9. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    Jamie,I was stuck in traffic today and looked down and thought excellent job
     
  10. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Good stuff! Get some pics up fella
     
  11. paneristi232

    paneristi232 Member

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    A quick pic from my iphone, well impressed with it, just need to sort out the climate control buttons they really **** me off!!

    Before

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    Inbetween

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    After

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    Last edited: May 28, 2010
  12. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Nice one!
     
  13. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    you did it the same way as me but ive got white stitching
     
  14. Chlippo

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  15. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    $175 flipping heck!
     
  16. leshkin

    leshkin Hold my beer... VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Team Sepang Audi S3

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    with current exchange rates it works out to about 120GBP!!!

    That's one very expensive knob :)
     
  17. fran-s3

    fran-s3 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    I have the cream stitching gaiter and it matches my cream interior perfectly. Great mod. :)
     
  18. Chlippo

    Chlippo Member

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    yep its super expensive!
    i will have to buy it from uk and get it shipped here!
     
  19. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Anyone got the correct part number for the s3 gear knob and white stitched gaitor?

    Just use this part number: W8P0 863 278 CC SZN, and they said it was in correct.
     
  20. lloydsta101

    lloydsta101 Member

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    Can anyone confirm if this gear knob fits the pre-facelift... has anyone fitted it?
     
  21. Essflee

    Essflee Well-Known Member

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    I had the same issue at my dealer Dani, turned out they just needed to drop the 'W' at the beginning of the code...
     
  22. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Yeah it's fine, im getting one for mine :)
     
  23. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Wasnt sure if it was that or not, cheers leggy.
     
  24. lloydsta101

    lloydsta101 Member

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    Good stuff, cheers! Think I will be grabbing me one of those as well!
     
  25. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Bump for S3_Kev
     
  26. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    okok theres a few prices flying about here....how much is this as Stoke want £195!
     
  27. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Lmfai, stoke audi bin smoking crack? Waki audi quoted me £80.95 for the gear knob and white stitch gear gaitor.

    Hope that helps, that was on thursday so its a accurate price.
     
  28. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    they normally cheaper than most mate....must have not got the right one ;)
     
  29. barachello

    barachello Member

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    Can anyone tell me if this is still the correct part number for the gear knob as I contacted my local audi dealer and they said it wasnt right ?
     
  30. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    It is the correct part number,I used it to order mine....drop the 'w'
     
  31. barachello

    barachello Member

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    ok thanks

    did you order your one recently ?

    was the price still the same ?
     
  32. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    different dealers will price differently as will TPS..... the price above i assume will be almost trade
     
  33. barachello

    barachello Member

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    thats great

    thanks
     
  34. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    I sound like I'm on comission but contact the member pjmspeedy as he gets dealer bits at good prices and can post
     
  35. cerbera4_0

    cerbera4_0 Member

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    Will this fit on a 2000 model S3??
     
  36. Donny_DJ

    Donny_DJ Active Member

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    Yes mate I fitted it to my pre-facelift S3

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  37. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    that wheel turns me on
     
  38. Donny_DJ

    Donny_DJ Active Member

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    I know mate it's so nice to use. I might be selling it soon if you're interested (I'm keeping the airbag for my new one tho!)
     
  39. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    is it hard to fit?
     
  40. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Very nice. Not worth the airbag not working though.
     

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