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RS3 grill modded and fitted

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by jonny1985, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. jonny1985
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    Well I got my RS3 grill back yesterday from the body shop and it looks great in gloss black . So gave the grill badge surround and grill surround a few coats of polish and wax and here it is . much better than the titanium finish . well I think anyway . I also made myself a plinth for my number plate . please excuse the tatty number plate I am still waiting for new short pressed metal one to arrive .


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    I also drilled some holes into my grill for my cold air intake . Probably the most stressful holes I have ever drilled lol


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    All comments are welcome
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    Just need to colour code mirrors to the car or the grille and it'll all match up :idea:
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    Car looks great. Will you be putting the S3 badge back on or leave it as is?

    Personally I like the aluminium mirrors as sets it apart
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    That is 100000% better than before, man what a difference, now sort the mirrors lol.
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    I have had a look at the s3 badge and don't think it will work on the rs3 grill . myt think of sum thing later though lol
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    Nah mirrors are stay in aluminium for the time being
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    Shame.
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    Lol how come
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    I really want one of these on mine! Dammit!
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    Love it apart from the number plate, it looks too skinny for my liking. If I'm being pedantic, the width to the left and right of the text should match up to the width between the top and bottom of the text.
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    monopole pro-monopole-ish-ism-istic

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    Hes waiting for anew pressed plate so moot point
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    Fair enough, missed that bit of the post - good stuff then
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    Looks lush, they are trying to slowing murder your car, once you do the wing mirrors, Wheels, lights, tints, diffuser, roof will be next.
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    Looks great, just a shame you have to put a number plate on eh lol :)
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    that my grill Jonny?

    where you getting the short pressed plate from?
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    Those mirrors look great. Don't change it.
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    if it were me, Id mount the number low down.

    do miss that grill :sorry:
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    Cheers guys
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    Yep that's your grill rob lol
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    Pressed plate is from a site called pressed plates.com
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    do you know if the plate will be legal? what size it the plate?
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    Yes plate will be legal. I have found a different / better site for them but they don't work if you have over 5 characters in your reg like I do
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    My plate is gunna be 16.5" long and a standard plate is 20.5"
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    The grill looks amazing in black, really really good :)
    Tending to agree with a few now m8 u have started down the black route, the car would look amazing with colour coded mirrors :)
    Number plate looks great in my opinion :)
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    I'm not sure with changing the mirrors but deffo get the lower valance of the bumper done... Looks a bit funny like that.
    also I agree that the plate looks a little funny but I think that's because the plate is quite high, not that its mounted high as the mounting points are built into the grill.

    i matched the grill to the valance, alloys and mirrors

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    whats the name of the place you are buying them from? now much? possible new plate will be 5 characters.
    Post some photos' when you get them.
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    Looks tons better, just need fog light grills and the grey splitter thingy (don't know its proper name :redface:) gloss black now.
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    Pressedplates.com

    They are around £25 posted
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    Don't no weather I like the gloss black route yet tho lol .

    I am thinking carbon fibre front and rear splitter
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    have taken a look, have you ordered front & rear plates Jonny?
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    Nah just the short front one my rear is already a pressed metal one
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    Try these rob they are good if u have 5 characters or less

    Euro Plates
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    Looks good. Seems like this is the only site which do show plates?? All other UK sites I've seen arent allowing me to have no spacing as its doesnt comply with the law
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    thanks Jonny, don't think these plates are UK legal. Anyone else know where to buy legal short pressed plates for front & rear?

    Car look good Jonny. what other plans have you got?
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    Other plans are
    stage 2+
    Wheels
    Lower it , don't know how much yet

    The above will keep me busy for now lol
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    Looks great mate. As said get the wing mirrors black to match :wub: Where have you ordered your new short pressed metal plate from?
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