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Will an 08-12 rear diffuser fit an 03 rear bumper?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by chris.vincent3, Feb 9, 2013.

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    As title, will an 08-12 diffuser fit an 03 rear bumper?

    Thanks, Chris.
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    No, not without cannibalising.
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    Just a matter of cutting? Or more body work needed?
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    Just buy the whole bumper for later models.
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    Think it's going to be my only choice, wanted to fit the S3 rear diffuser to it, but cant find any later models in silver :(

    Thanks!
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    I know of a complete S3 facelift 3dr rear bumper for sale for £275.
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    Is it in silver? Not in a rush to get one so preferably trying to avoid getting one resprayed.
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    You'll never find one perfectly matched to your colour, even silver has untold shades & the S3 rears are like gold dust anyway.
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    I managed to find an sline front end in my colour and was local to me, and is a good match, suppose i was just lucky.

    Doesn't have to be an S3 bumper, as i can source the S3 diffuser separately.
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