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    Dechroming S3

    There's a screw in the top corner iirc and then be brave and give them a good pull out. I had the bumper off at the time so could push from behind too. They're a "good fit" ! Chris.
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    Dechroming S3

    Thought I had pics of the bags they came in but can't be sure as they sent me non S3 ones initially (blanked off) but a quick search on ebay : 8V3807682QESM 8V3807681AE ESM Double check those though. Chris.
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    Dechroming S3

    Did the black edition swap on mine last year. £160 to wrap the window surrounds , bought a genuine grille and side grilles from TPS and painted the rear valance parts in BE colours. Carbon mirrors and black rings. Job done. Chris.
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    Facelift S3 Fast Idle Test - MOT Failure

    It passed in the end ;) Chris.
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    Facelift S3 Fast Idle Test - MOT Failure

    Mine did this today. It will only hold a fast idle for a certain time. I didn't time it but I'd say around 30-40s ? Mine wouldn't pass the fast idle either. I have stage 2 map with a Milltek catted downpipe. Have the emissions test limits got tighter for newer cars or something ? Was yours not...
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    Facelift S3 Fast Idle Test - MOT Failure

    Mine did this today. It will only hold a fast idle for a certain time. I didn't time it but I'd say around 30-40s ? Mine wouldn't pass the fast idle either. I have stage 2 map with a Milltek catted downpipe. Have the emissions test limits got tighter for newer cars or something ? Was yours not...
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    Bridgend wheel refurb?

    Bridgend South Wales ? Chris.
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    Tyre life on an S3.

    19k out of conti AO for me. Chris.
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    Facelift Post Pics Of Your Facelift RS3 8V In Here

    You from around there then ? From Merthyr myself. Chris.
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    Tinted plates

    I did my front plate just to take the edge of the white when I blacked everything out. Mate put a few drops of black in clear lacquer and sprayed the plate. You can do it so its not too dark. Mine was in combe. Chris.
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    Painting Grill Any tips

    I did the black edition swap recently and decided to buy a genuine grille and side grilles instead of painting. The front takes a hammering and my painter mate said he'd rather not paint it as it would just end up looking very second hand very quickly. I think I paid £250 for the grille and £40...
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    carbon mirror caps

    ^^^ I bought genuine ones for £95 on ebay from a dealer. May be Crewe Audi. Chris.
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    Retro black pack?

    Oh god. 3 spoke alloys !! imagine that ! You must be as old as me :) Chris.
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    Retro black pack?

    Been thinking about this myself on my FL sportback but wondered what to do with the grille ? There's a lot of fiddly chrome on there and the rest of the grille is matte grey. If I had just the chrome bits wrapped what would that look like against the grey ? Only other way that I've seen done is...
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