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will a later single grill bumper fit on my early twin grill car

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by meerkat, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. meerkat

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    probably been asked a million times before but saves me hunting.my grills cracked anyway and bumper has chips so may get later type if fits and get painted instead
     
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    yes
     
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    It won't.
    You can get the 8P2 single grill on when you replace the bumper and the bonnet.
     
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    what is differant with the bonnets?thought they looked the same
     
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    Please use the search function. Many people have done this and have part numbers listed and differences.
     
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    well sorry but i cant seem to find anything.see people trying to change bumpers from early a3 to 8p shape but nothing else mentioning 8p being facelifted slightly.but found my answer anyway thanks :)
     
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    spot on cheers,how do you find so quick?typed facelifting 8p etc in search box but nothing i wanted came up.im fairly new to this and still working out how to use it all :S
     
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    thanks again,keep comparing pics before and after and really cant see the bonnet differance grrr.they both look identical :s
     
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    Bonnets are slightly different, the price difference is minimal.
     
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    Third picture down on the first link in my second post shows why you have to change bonnet.. Its a silver bonnet with a red bumper..
     
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    bloody hell such a small difference suppprised they made the effort to change it at all.dont think il waste the time and effort doing it now.not worth the effort painting a new bonnet too :\.cheers all for the advice still :)
     

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