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Where can I get a S-Line lower grill??

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Andy_Foz, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. Andy_Foz
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    Any ideas, anyone (with the exception of coughing up £90 at Audi!)?

    Got a s-Line lower bumper waiting to go on, just need this piece. Been scouring eBay but no luck. Anywhere else I could get on?

    thanks in advance, guys
    Andy
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    there are quite a few people watching ebay like hawks mate. but yeah the 90 quid at the dealer stings
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    Thanks, mate. Is the non-S-Line one the same shape? Would i be able to use a non S-line one if i mounted it with a couple of self tappers at an angle so that you couldnt see them or is it completely different?

    TIA
    Andy
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    The standard lower is quite a bit shallower, you need the real thing really.

    Your best bet is to scour ebay, and hope you can find one incorrectly listed which no one else spots!
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    Really useful, thank you! got a S-Line lower bumper all ready to go on (just been freshly painted) but didnt appreciate the grills would cost as much as the lower spoiler! :-0 will keep on scouring...!

    Thanks
    Andy
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    didnt someone on here make his own i seem to recall
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    £329? No thanks!! Thats even more than the Audi dealership (i dont need the upper grill). Thanks though Would the S4 one fit a S-Line grill?

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    Try this seller on ebay partsdepot_uk

    they had a new one for sale last month for £40 - if you email them they do tend to re-stock items
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    Thanks pal. I called them last week but no luck. Will try again tomorrow tho as stock may have changed *fingers crossed!!
    Thanks
    so much for the ideas guys. Well appreciate it.
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    People have done it, I 'think' its virtually a straight fit. You then need an S4 upper too lol!
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    I've had a standard lower grill in my s-line bumper for ages now. there's an inch gap at the bottom and I just have a couple of fine black cable ties holding it along the top. I bought black plastic mesh and rubber trim to do my own lower but forgot to pick it up the last 2 times i was at my mate's house in the UK. doh! hopefully he'll post it on but he's fairly rubbish at doing these things (I've been asking for a long time). I'd be more uptight about it if i was in the UK and "posing" a bit. I still want it done soon but don't want to pay for the mesh a second time as it wasn't that cheap.
    An S4 lower does go into an s-line bumper by the way but needs shaved a little at the back of the lower edge. I've been keeping an eye for a used one for a while and haven't spotted one yet.
    ah yes. here's a photo of my std grille in s-line bumper
    [​IMG]

    ah.. and a summer one. I can certainly live with it as a 'temporary' measure.
    [​IMG]
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    Thats a great thought, thank you. I have them a bell but it was a low impact on the front. :-(
    excellent idea tho, thank you! Will keep an eye out for others being broke.

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    Thank you for the pictures, fourcircle. Gives me a good idea what it looks like! :)
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