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JD007F Jul 22, 2013

  1. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Hi guys,

    I haven't had my a3 very long and was cleaning the inside of it today and came across this below its behind the review mirror it's like a flap lol. What is it and what's it purpose lol.

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    Cheers
     
  2. dan77

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    it a little centre sun visor, it took me about 6 months to find mine
     
  3. mjr901

    mjr901 Parts Manager - (Main Dealer) Gold Supporter Audi S3 Audi Main Dealer

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  4. immo

    immo Stop me

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    Well this is spooky! I found mine yesterday too while cleaning the interior and wondered what it was lol. Had my car 9 months :)
     
  5. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Cheers guys that's clears that up for me and immos lol was really weird I thought I had broken something haha.
     
  6. thebambam

    thebambam P.I.M.P

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    Amazing the amount of people who dont know this. Its same with golfs (mk4s anyway). Showed my aunt/uncle few months back and they had car for over 10yrs!!
     
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  7. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Haha that is amazing I'm guessing cause it's not really in a place u look to often I just saw it as I was cleaning the windscreen lol.
     
  8. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    it took me a year to find mine too!
    a bit useless though! lol
     
  9. mjr901

    mjr901 Parts Manager - (Main Dealer) Gold Supporter Audi S3 Audi Main Dealer

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    took me 4 years and 3 8P's to find mine!

    Used it once, the day I found it, never need it.
     
  10. immo

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    Completely pointless.
     
  11. thebambam

    thebambam P.I.M.P

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    Nah ive used it loads. Specially here in germany where the sun shines good in that gap
     
  12. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Haha glad someone finds its useful lol
     
  13. BradV6

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    i use mine constantly and did in my golf mk4! handy to block low sun
     
  14. wuta3

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    Mine has an emergency stick of gum underneath for quick release ... isn't that what it's for?
     
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  15. RobbieWebs

    RobbieWebs Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Lol I would never have noticed it until u mentioned it :)


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  16. grr666

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    Over engineering at its best.
    I mean how many people do you know who have spun out
    and crashed because they were momentarily dazzled through that gap???
     
  17. Andy Crooks

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    It took me 7 months and I do use it every now and then
     
  18. sliced

    sliced Drive safe, stay alive.

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    I mounted my speed camera detector there when I used to have my a3
     
  19. SL11CKK

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    Im suprised as I thought it was just me who found this after a long time. Specifically 2 years later of owning the car.

    And mines a B6.
     
  20. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    I found it when I first got the car but didn't have a clue what it was for. Thought it was something to do with the alarm :blush:
     
  21. TDI140

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    I found mine a year after owning my car then the other day found one in my sisters LUPO as well lol
     
  22. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Haha it's comical that they out theses in our cars and they are pointless taken people months and years to discover them lol.
     
  23. audi-a6

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    ha, great, i was reading all these post's and thought to my self, hmmm, wounder if the a6 has it, and to my supprise after 3 years of owning the car, it does!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol
     
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  24. Andy Crooks

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    I wonder if my dads q7 has one will have a look later when I'm home from work
     
  25. JD007F

    JD007F Member

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    Haha I just love it everyone is checking I bet everyone Audi has one from a certain year it's probably some silly safety measure which none of of use haha.
     

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