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Where to buy A3 (rear/tail Light's nut)?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Fanboy, May 28, 2012.

  1. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    Hi guys,

    Today I found out that my right rear light doesn't have nut, somehow lost... I had never checked before since bought the car...

    The left one does have its nut but the right one doesn't?!?

    Anyone know where I could possibly buy one? I've looked on eBay but no luck!

    Note: The nut I'm talking about has a little plastic tail at the end of it, it's not a screw though... I know it sounds like I'm taking about screw but it's not as I've checked the other one...

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. Ste_Nova

    Ste_Nova Active Member

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    a plastic wing nut?
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  4. fangio

    fangio Well-Known Member

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    It's a tube nut and is probably behind the trim panel where a previous owner dropped it and couldn't be arsed to retrieve it!:undwech:
     
  5. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    Thanks mate, but not sure what size to buy!?! Any idea!?!

    I just need them for my tail lights, 8P1.

    Here is the link;

    wing plastic nut | eBay

    Any help would be appreciated!

    Cheers
     
  6. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    Yeah you're right, because I dropped a few nuts there myself, it's very disappointed how Audi managed to leave that much room, imagine someone like me with big/long fingers...

    Thanks anyway! :)
     
  7. mike foster

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    Part number from Audi dealer is :- 8P0 945 300 (collar nut) (6mm)

    66 pence each !!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    Thanks! :)

    Anyone bought it off this website; Stoke Audi Genuine Audi Parts & Audi Accessories

    If know any other good website then please link back!

    I'm working during day and obviously can't pop in to one of Audi dealers, therefore must buy it online!

    Cheers
     
  9. mike foster

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    They are sponsors of this forum and will give you a discount (not that 66p needs a discount)

    You will have to pay postage though which will be more than the nut !!!!!!

    Ring them and ask to speak to Dave - he will sort you out.
     
  10. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    Great! Thanks
     
  11. Mr. B

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    D'oh! I've drop mine in there, how do I retrieve it? Do I have to remove the bumper? I was thinking of buying another one, but don't want it rattling in there
     
  12. Fanboy

    Fanboy An Audi Fanboy

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    NO don't buy another one, it's dead easy to take it out, just remove the inner plastic panel of the boot, just grab it pull it towards yourself as standing up, first pull the bottom bit and then upwards, just focus on the bottom bit, no need to be harsh or anything...

    then once that's been removed, you can easily look for it...
    Most of the time they end up right behind that panel...

    Hope you sort it...
     
  13. Mr. B

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    Cheers mate, will give it a try
     

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