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Spline size for from seat removal

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by brough74, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. brough74

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    Hi i need to take a front seat out and wondered if anyone knew the spline size for the bit i need and the best place to buy one ? I know a T50 torq bit is nearly the right size but it does not have enough splines on to get a good grip. Any advice on removal of the electrical plugs apart from disconect the battery

    Model S3 8P2
     
  2. 19scotty81

    19scotty81 Push down and across !!!!!!!!!

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    An 8 or 10 seems to ring a bell
     
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    I think it was a 10 when I did mine a few days back, will go have a look now...I had my set from Halfrauds but bought it around 6-7 years ago....
     
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    Just went out to try it, its a T50 .
     
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    When I did mine I pushed the seat foreward as far as it would go and removed the back 2 bolts, then I pushed the seat as far back as possible and removed the front 2 bolts. Then I tilted the seat backwards into the back of the car which allowed me to disconect the electrical connections, 2 under the passanger side, black and yellow, and 3 under the drivers, 2 black and 1 yellow. they are simple enough to disconnect when you see them, other than the smaller black 1 under the drivers side which was harder to get to as the wire was quite short. The hardest part was un-clipping the wire tidy that held the cables down. Ive just been out to the car and checked, I definately used a T50 to remove the old seats and put in the new, didnt have any problem at all to be fair.
     
  6. N8

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    M10 Spline iirc
     
  7. brough74

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    Cheers for that guys, ive ordered a set of splines with a M10 one in
     
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    Good man
     
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    Halfords £24 iirc as I advise everyone to go, very good quality tools & you get a set of 7-8 iirc.

    Who needs Snapon when you have Halfords, lol, nah seriously they do some bloody good tools for way less than these socalled pro's.
     

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