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ilim Jan 19, 2012

  1. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    I have been trying to take the screws out of my number plate and i have managed to kinda strip them, is there any any way of getting them out before i do a Jeramy clarkson hammer attack on it.


    AND

    Is there any other grill from any other audi range that will fit a audi s3 facelift model?


    cheers peps... :keule:
     
  2. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    use mole grips they should get them out
     
  3. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    Whats Mole grips?
     
  4. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    [​IMG]
    Rs3 grill ...
     
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  6. FranA3

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    lol these also known as locking pliers
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    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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  9. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    cant find one... and not paying £1000 to get it...
     
  10. ilim

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    How do i use them to take the screw out?
     
  11. FranA3

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    they lock shut and you can adjust the tightness of them ,so you can grip them enough to undo while they are locked onto the screw
     
  12. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    MAte they are to far in to grab wit the mole grips... is there anyother way?
     
  13. FranA3

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    one other way I've done before in work is to literally rip off the plate and then get some mole grips on the screws if they don't move at all, but that way is a bit cowboy special way of getting them off , other than that don't really know soz man
     
  14. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    f**k sake........ might ask the stealers to help me...
     
  15. FranA3

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    soz i can't help anymore dude wish i could help
     
  16. ilim

    ilim Active Member

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    No worries bro.
     
  17. Sheikh

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    Mate mine were totally rusted on when i went to put pressed plates on. I snapped the plate off and used mole grips to twist the screws off! I would grip the screw with pliers or something and try to twist them.
     
  18. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Get a flathead watchmakers screwdriver. Make sure its a flathead as the phillps cross head will just strip it.

    Just did mine this evening as mine are pretty stripped. May struggle to loosen at first as it'll be quite tight but I used pliers attached around the screwdriver to turn it.

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