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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by les-ward, Feb 17, 2013.

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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    can anyone tell me when the change over was as mine is supposed to be a pfl 1999 advant
    so i went to scrappy to buy so pfl rear boot trim out of a s reg se brought them home to fit low and behold they dont fit with out surgery upper seat latch posistions completely wrong mine latch to a stud sort thing scrappers latch to a u shape hook

    so wont be buying a complete black interior til i figure it out
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    the change over was 1999, so you could find late pfl cars, most t and v reg will be fl, 1999 was odd as you had all 3 letters to deal with,
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    The avant switched to a "pin" catch sometime around '98, it changed way before the facelift.

    Easy way to tell is the "pin" catch cars have three headrests, the earlier loop catch cars have two.

    Your pic doesnt work btw.
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    weird i see the pic lol ok i have 3 headrests
    ty bud
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    My R reg 98 avant is PFL with 3 head rests and the join latch.

    Go for a facelift boot bits. They have a 2nd 12v supply.
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    prob is finding a facelift in scrappers is a pain in ass i want a complete black interior not found any on south coast yet
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    It's a pain in the ass
    I spent months finding my boot covers.
    I even went to audi to buy new but at £135 each I said no. Lol
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    ouch have to agree with you on that 1
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    [Feb 18, 2013]
    afaik the only cars with a complete black interior are TQS and S4's

    Everything else was at best black lowers and beige uppers.

    TQS and S4 plastics should fit your FWD just fine though, so just find someone breaking one and get everything you need.
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