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S3 Ebay rip off (Cupra R spoiler mod)

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by leecs3, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. leecs3

    leecs3 thinking about stuff

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    Yes they had posted this on SCN ;)

    People will still buy them @ £44 though!
     
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    For a laugh do an add and copy his page but put them up for £30 !!!! Thats the way to p155 them off!
     
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    Come from Germany too so i bet they get them mega cheap!
     
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    ash s3 did you buy the lip from ebay as well??

    your car is the one pictured in the ebay auction
     
  7. Aky

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    Ha ha - I've seen that too. Why not make money if you can. The people actually buying the spoiler are the fools
     
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    I just asked the seller this question, i wonder if he'll reply? :jester:
     
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    Sorry to hijack but I wanted to get peoples opinions on these lip spoilers. I have ming blue S3 and was wondering how it might look, chav or cool? Does anyone have any pics of one on a ming blue motor?

    Also can anyone shed any light on fitting? Easy or pain in the ar5e?
     
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Been pondering putting one of these on mine - but I keep grazing the underside of the front bumper anyway so making it another 20mm lower could just be asking for trouble.

    Saw one fitted to a Mk4 Seat Ibiza yesterday - looked really good considering he had to cut about 20cm off each and plus bend it lots to fit. From what he said, it is definitely a 2 person job to fit.
     
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    One person if you've got some good double-sided tape.
     
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    How do they attach to the bottom of the front bumper? Is it clips or "no more nails"??
     
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    I'd use self tappers.
     
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    Iv got it on mine..looks good..

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    I really like the look of that, but obviously would prefer to buy from Seat at the cheaper price! :icon_thumright:

    Is it a Seat item from the Cupra R then?

    Anyone know the part number?

    And what are the modifications that need to be made to it?

    Thanks
     
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    Yeah I like that, seems to look well on the darker colours. s3shabs, how did you fit it?
     
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    @ a3tdiquattro, see Tallpauls post above! There lay the answers you seek....:)
     
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    Cheers Tooks, Skimmed past that!! :)

    For everyone else that did the same as me:

    Part#1ML 805 903
     
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    portsA318T 'The boat can leave now, tell the crew'

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    Cheers ports, but I've had a look on there but there's still no fitting instructions?
     
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    nope, bought mine from seat, the guy from goingfast asked if they could use pics of my car to advertise it so i let them!

    i only let them use the pics so i could get a full refund on the chrome mirror covers i bought from them cause they were rubbish!
     
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    lets face it, would anyone buy anything from goingfast? Talk about shooting yourself in the foot.
     
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    I simply just screwed on on the underside of the bumper, and made 2 holes on on the underside of the bumper for where the splitter returns upwards. then just snugly pushed it through the holes I cut out.
    For the sides, I used a heatgun to get the splitter to mould to the shape of the bumper to give it a factory look.

    Oh and before that, the splitter has some clips which need to be shaved down. These are obviously for straight fitment on to a cupra r bumper, which has the holes for the clips.
     
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    they shouldnt be allowed to advertise the mirror covers saying they fit perfectly and are exact oem replicas! they were a totaly shyte fit, wouldnt buy anything from them again!
     

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