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SE and S -Line front bumpers

joro Jan 2, 2012

  1. joro

    joro New Member

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    Hi
    Being a relatively new Audi A4 owner, I have been wondering what the differences are in the basic SE and the S-Line front bumpers. I've been looking into the possibilty at changing the front grill to an RS4 type and fitting a front skirt to my existing one. Also want to change the fog light surrounds also for the mesh grill type. Any advice would be appreciated.

    John

    Audi A4 SE 2005
     
  2. rowdy_in_da_audi

    rowdy_in_da_audi Member

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    Hi John
    I'm no expert, but I understand that you wouldn't beable to fit a genuine audi S-line grill to your SE bumper.

    The S-line bumber is lower in the centre section (below the number plate) so the S-line grill is slightly deeper to fill this gap.

    Also I know the S-line Fog-light grills are removable, but I think the SE ones are actually part of the bumper itself.

    The upside is that you can get some nice looking RS4 Style grills for a fraction of the price of the genuine ones, and in my
    opinion they look ok. Not sure what you'll be able to do with the fog grills though.

    If I'm wrong about this hopefully someone will jump in and correct me! :)

    Good luck with it, oh and welcome to wonderful world of Audi ownership!
     
  3. gphilla

    gphilla Member

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    You would be far easier and much less hassle to change the full bumper for a S-Line one then the RS4 Grill will fit no probs
     
  4. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    Thats an expensive option for you, get a good quality RS4 rep to fit SE bumper, LCR splitter and you can buy RS4 style mesh from ebay and you just glue it into place behind your existing fog surrounds, £200 all in there abouts.
     
  5. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    as above but thats the easy way not looking as good
    get a s-line bumper do it the way with oem rs4 grill
     
  6. RMH1A4cab

    RMH1A4cab I'm in Cruise control

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    I'm in the same postion i have an a4 cab (s-line) with an se bumper , i think bez is right the best look quality wise is an s-line bumper with RS4 grill and mesh around the fogs.

    Bez Didn't you sell one not long with the fog light mesh already installed , this is what i'm looking out for .
     
  7. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    yep i did fogs mesh grills etc also had it painted for the lad
    they always come up on the bay
     
  8. RMH1A4cab

    RMH1A4cab I'm in Cruise control

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    wish i had got that one off you , must pay closer attention to the bay .
     
  9. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    I completely agree it'll look better but an RS4 grill is £300 alone then £15 for mesh and however much an s line bumper is?

    If I'm honest though I'd pay the money and do it right ha ha.
     
  10. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Got a quote from Colchester Audi - RS4 black optics grille - £224+vat

    Mac
     

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