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S3 front splitter repair/replacement.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by PaulAr, May 20, 2013.

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    Not a great start to the week.

    Any ides on the fix?
    Does this come self coloured and is it a descreet part that can be seperated (and ordered) on its own?

    Not hopeful that it can be fixed as it seems to have distorted around the damaged area.
    Thought maybe some heat might bring it back then a rub down and paint?

    Or is it easier to replace?

    Thanks in advance people.


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    Yeah just buy a new one, they come prepainted as such & come of fairly simply.
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    Cheers mate.

    Do you have the part number handy by chance?

    Thanks
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    :lmfao:class.

    Are you looking at my splitter ?
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    Notice the colour code 1RRse is right below yours lmao.
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    Think its called `Chocolate lime`
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    There's no bloody way Vanish will get that out, that's for sure.
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    A pick axe would truggle mate.
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    Dremels are handy tools, so many attachments.
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    Aye, got wor lass one :whistle2:
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    Well yours & jonnythepie's missus should get together lol.
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    Mine is also a mess from driving low. Is that part number the same for 8P2 bumper? Also how much are they? Is it really cheaper to buy a new one?
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    There isn't a separate part for 06-08 S3's, its part of the bumper.

    After spending time removing, sanding, filling, reshaping/sanding, primer & paint then refit, for me for sake of £57 I'd buy new.
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    :wub:
    Good call
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    Yep, £57, just ordered one.

    Probably fit it myself, need to get spanner practice as a have a 1989 Renault 5 GT Turbo joining the fleet imminently.......
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    I've replaced mine recently due to similar damage.
    3 or 4 screws and then a good yank and it comes off easily, 5 minute job.
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