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US Style Custom Boot Lid

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by D2NY G, Jan 15, 2013.

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    [Jan 15, 2013]
    So,

    With having small number plates my plate looked lost in the boot lid, only option US rear so got a price and thought **** that 630quid

    LOL, bought a doner boot off ebay, left it in garage for a few weeks for after new year.

    Now work has started heres some opening pics

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    IMG_1127 by D2NY G Photography, on Flickr

    all stripped

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    IMG_1128 by D2NY G Photography, on Flickr

    sort of size it will end up with a similar sized plate

    more pics and updates to be posted as and when
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    Yet another project underway Danny eh lol, gonna look well smart that fella, how much was the boot lid
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    But whats the official line/law on shortened plates as I was under it had to be a specific size etc.
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    Nigel, I'm not entirely sure but my mate got stopped last summer for speeding, he has a shortened rear number plate (with legal lettering & spacing), the police didn't mention the plate at all (maybe they didn't notice lol).
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    Or he had boobs & shaved his moustache of lmao
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    you know me mate lol, bought the boot for £60

    you allowed 11mm round the edge of the letters or something like that, my plates are legal at this, never had issues with any police

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    £60 ...bargain
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    was only bout 30mins from mine too, thinking of gerring boot done and chucking it on ebay see if any interest and have my mate make another, all depending like
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    Ill have the us spec one for £80 bud haha ;)

    come on bud I'm itching to see this done lol
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    haha and rest ;)

    i know im nipping down tonight, all been well could be on sooner than i thought!

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    Awesome! Dolphins grey ;) lol
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    [Jan 16, 2013]
    Gonna look the mutts nuts
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    should do fella! think im gunna go for a double exhaust on the rear nah instead of smoothing off the rear diffuser

    so that be plans for later in year a reckon
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    i was contemplating that, s4 or rs4 though? Lol
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    think smoothing it off will be way too much ****ing about haha, erm not decided yet, s4 diffuser then some tips to match

    doubles ovals dunno yet man, it be subtle anyway so nowt mad lol
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    Searched ages for these pics as they're the same colour as mine lol decisions decisions!!


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    cool, might even go for a 2.0turbo style valance to have just double exhaust smart lil round ones
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    [Jan 16, 2013]
    Options are endless lol
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    like the last pic bez
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    [Jan 16, 2013]
    Looking good Danny, looking forward to seeing it finished.

    You going to weld plates either side of the smaller recess? Didn't know if you might be using fiberglass/filler to make up the extra area but I'd seen you start with welding now!
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    yeah its my mate whos doing it got his own bodyshop so ive told him wat i want and to get chopping bascially

    cant wait for it to be fitted tho
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    [Jan 17, 2013]
    I think it looks better stock tbh makes the car look wide :)
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    gunna look mint once done.

    i do like the oem one, but the gaps at either side play on my mind all the time so this shud sort that lol
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    It's such a shame that it's not easier to ship to and from USA. Over on audizine they all seem to want euro boots, would be nice if we could swap easier.

    I did consider buying a load and shipping them over ha! I bet you'd make a packet selling euro boots over there.

    Looking forward to seeing it finished.
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    Is be happy to swap for a u.s one lol

    stupid vat and shipping ect :(
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    yeah i was talking to ppl on audizine and they would swap but its long time in transit ect and the costing is alot, so ive saved a fraction of the price custom making one

    like i say if intrest and price is rights ill get my mate to fab my spare one
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    pic from last night, shud be in primer ect by now, ready for paint :D

    more updates today, fitted for weekend hopefully, then audi sport yorkshire meet :)
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    I was going to ask if you're going to wrap it in carbon... but I don't think that's your style...
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    no ya right it aint my style :D

    got a few bits for car that will be carbon dipped for this show season but you will have to wait for them ;)
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    Coming along nicely mate. Look forward to final pics!
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    cheers man, yeah deffo more pics when its on for ya lot
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    [Feb 4, 2013]
    well wanted to have boot on for weekend, but after friday at work i got a promotion, so decided to treat the car by tidyin up some paint on it.

    so the boot and everything will be fitted and 3 x arches tidyed up

    heres the boot at the moment

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    Congrats on promotion mate. Boots looking good....
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    Cheers man, hard work does pay off :D

    Yeah some paint on it wednesday ill get some pics up :D
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    Congrats dude! All good ;)
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    yeahman :D
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    Shockin' Danny lol, lovin it fella
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    haha :D
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