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sport tdi Apr 2, 2012

  1. sport tdi

    sport tdi New Member

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    hi there can anybody tell me if a s3 rear diffuser from a 2007 3 door will fit a 2006 s line rear bumper 3 door as im in the process in buying a s line 3 door rear bumper hoping the diffuser will fit thanks
     
  2. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Don't think the SB and 3dr bumpers are the same, so the diffuser won't fit, and don't think S3 diffuser fits non-S3 bumpers either. Might be wrong but I'd be very surprised if it fits.

    Also, should have put this in the A3/S3 8P section, fyi.
     
  3. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

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    Welcome to the site
     
  4. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    ​Welcome to ASN. I will shift this thread into the correct section for you. Enjoy the forum :)
     
  5. BBlackburn

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    Yes it will fit.
     
  6. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    I was right (about being wrong).
     
  7. WALTO TDI

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    yes it fits ive done the same thing
     
  8. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    Martay... you need to go to spec savers :nyah:

    S3 and Sline rear bumpers (prefacelift ones 05 - 08) are the same exception of the lower valance so as long as you get the upper Sline rear you can fit the lower S3 rear to it.
     
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  9. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Is it really just the valance that's different? Is it SB and 3dr bumpers that are different? Wasn't basing it on seeing them, just remember reading something about bumpers not being the same. Also, the diffuser/lip bit doesn't come off pre-facelift front bumpers so assumed the rear would be that same.
     
  10. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    3dr and SB bumper are different, obviously.
     
  11. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    So the SB and 3 door rear bumpers are different so yes you are right that would need to fit a 3dr valance for a 3dr bumper, and a SB valance to a SB bumper.

    But the rear valance on the 8P2 cars can be separated, one the newer cars its just one peice so it cannot be separated on the S-Line bumpers but you can get the black/grey inserts separately.
     
  12. Ads

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    Why is everybody talking about SB bumpers??
    You lot are making it confuuuuuuuuusing.


    Formula:

    (to be safe)
    8P2 = 2006-2008
    8P3 = 2009 onwards.

    8P2/8P3 S3 3dr bumper = 8P2 S-line 3dr bumper.
    8P3 S3 SB bumper = 8P2 S-line SB bumper.

    8P2/8P3 S3 3dr diffuser will fit 8P2 S-line 3dr bumper.
    8P3 S3 SB diffuser will fit 8P2 S-line SB bumper.
    8P3 3dr/SB/Cabrio diffuser will fit 8P3 3dr/SB/Cabrio standard/s-line bumper.
    8P3 3dr/SB/Cabrio diffuser will NOT fit any 8P3 S3 bumper.

    Nothing else will work.
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2012
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  13. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    bloody hell ads you just made bumper modding into rocket science formula :p
     
  14. Ads

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  15. Reload

    Reload Bird is the Word!

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    You're right Ads, this is confusing.

    Are you sure there's an 8P2 SB?
     
  16. Ads

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    Congrats. You spotted the deliberate mistake! :beerchug:

    :undwech:
     
  17. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Ads, you make me laugh in this dull snowy day. Thanks. :)
     
  18. Ads

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    Snow???? :wtf:

    We've only had hailstones down here.
     
  19. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    You want snow Ads, you need to come up to Scotland. We dont mind sharing with you. :)
     
  20. Ads

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    I would if I could but I can't. :sorry:

    Its all yours!
     
  21. BBlackburn

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    I have no idea where SB came into this at all?? The OP was about a s3 diffuser from a 3 door to fit a 3 door lol nice formula anyway ads.
     
  22. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    so here is my explanation of this problem because i am bored!

    8P1 = no S-line or S3 kits available... must upgrade to 8P2

    8P2 = 2005 - 2008
    8P3 = 2009 - 2012

    this seems to be where everyone is getting confused... 3 DOOR CARS ONLY TAKE 3 DOOR REAR BUMPERS... 5 DOOR (SB) CARS ONLY TAKE 5 DOOR REAR BUMPERS!

    Now as for the changes..

    the 8P2 bumper was a 2 part bumper... the upper part (main bumper) and the lower valance.
    there are 3 types of 8P2 rear bumpers... Sport, S-Line and S3
    the Sport bumpers are ugly and useless so forget about them
    The S-Line and S3 share the same upper part...
    The S-line rear bumper can have its lower valance removed and replaced with the S3 rear Valance.

    BUT

    The 8P3 bumper is not the same as the 8P2... the Sline bumper became one big part so no interchangeable valance. there is the black edition bumper (i think thats what its called) but this just has the small honeycomb part at the bottom...

    The lower valance on the S3 and RS3 (SB only) can be removed from the 8P3 bumper and used on the 8P2 S-Line upper part.

    I hope that makes sense to you... If not go and have a drink.. get some sleep and then come back and try again!

    :icon_thumright:
     
  23. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Useful information Ash. Make it a sticky, lol.
     
  24. Ads

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    There's no such thing as a black edition bumper. Proof... you can get black edition S3's and they have, yes you've guessed it, S3 bumpers.
    The Standard and s-line 8P3 bumpers are the same. The diffuser you are talking about with the honeycomb is the s-line diffuser.
     
  25. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    blah blah blah... i did say i dont know what its called! :p
     
  26. Ads

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    You don't know sh*t about 8P's!!

    No wait, hold on, yes you do. Frickin loads! :yes:
     
  27. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    I'm getting old... The memory isn't what it used to be :laugh:
     
  28. N8

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    8P3 is 58>
     

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