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Parts needed to convert double grille to new single.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by gizze, Mar 16, 2005.

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    Why would you want to put that big ugly 'gob' on the A3?!!
    (Only kidding sportback'ers!)
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    i like the single grill on the 3dr A3, especially from from the front (not too sure from a 3/4 view) - as seen on those spy pics. any idea roughly how much these parts would cost?
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    From a rough calculation it would seem around €500.
    Remember that it only comes primed so you will need to pay a body shop another £200 to spray the bumper, but some of the parts may be the same as you have on the original bumper.
    I will post some pics of the original too if you want?
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    Now who would want to ruin their cars? There's a cheaper way also, buy a Daewoo/Toyota.
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    see if you think that way in a years time when you get used to the new look, and your car looks outdated. opinions change over time - i remember thinking that the new shape A3 was indistinguishable from the previous incantation - but now, how old does the old shape look? just a thought!

    thanks for the info gizze - wouldn't trust myself to do the job, though - as every shelf i have ever fit has been wonky!!may wait until nearer the time and ask a stealer.
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    [Mar 17, 2005]
    Gizze, thanks for some great technical info!

    How can one obtain a copy of ETKA?

    pm welcome
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    [Mar 17, 2005]
    Have a look at the thread "heated seats"

    should still only be a few posts down mate! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
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