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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by gary3306, Aug 26, 2011.

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    [Aug 26, 2011]
    I've been watching a B8 MFSW on the bay for the last four days. Well I stuck in a cheeky bid and snaffled it for £72 :yahoo:

    Bl66dy bargain or what?

    Can't wait to fit it.
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    [Aug 26, 2011]
    Pics?
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    [Aug 27, 2011]
    When it arrives, there'll be pics ;)
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    [Aug 30, 2011]
    Just one question! what the f*** is an MFSW?

    Is it a snow cone maker, or a water heater.....no no i know what this is, its an expresso machine.
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    [Aug 30, 2011]
    You been on the beer mate?
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    Lol no i was quoting True Lies!
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    [Aug 30, 2011]
    Awesome!
    So the B8 wheels will work on the B7 no problem.
    I've been wanting to upgrade mine MFSW to one with paddles.
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    [Aug 30, 2011]
    B8 wheels do fit on B7 platforms so the part number should start 8K0.
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    Rollocks!!!!!

    Wheel arrived this morning, so I was outside at the speed of light with tools in hand. It isn't gonna fit :crying:. The difference is obviously the depth of the airbag. Same shape, same diameter splines etc, just my airbag is far too deep for the new wheel

    New wheel; 8P0 491 091 DT WUL
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    Existing wheel; 8P0 419 091 BL TNA
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    Them pegs sticking up in the new wheel obviously stop the airbag from dropping in all the way. GUTTED, but then again, I knew I was taking a chance.

    Oh well, back to the drawing board, and you'll find this wheel in the classifides :(
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    [Sep 1, 2011]
    CAN YA NOT USE B8 AIRBAG?
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    Its an A3 steering wheel (the new one) so it would have to be an A3 airbag, but thats more expense and there's no guarantees I wouldn't have to start changing pins around for the airbag to work. Better off just getting rid and sourcing a proper A4 B8 wheel.
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    I was of the opinion the B7 airbag fitted the B8 wheel?
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    So is it a B8 wheel or an A3 wheel?

    My B8 steering wheel fitted perfectly, once i'd opened up the middle with a dremel to allow the B7's bag to fit.
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    Holy thread resurrection! Third to last post states it an A3 steering wheel
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    The wheel I got off ebay was an A3 wheel, so was totally different. I sold that and bought an A4 B8 wheel and that was a straight swap, airbag and all. No dremmeling involved.
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    I'm looking to do the same, what is the correct part number/s to look out for online?
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