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S4 Rear light section

PostPost by: Concrete-crusher » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:01 pm

Hi

Does anybody have an unwanted S4 Rear light section or an S4 rear body mould?

My rear end is flat like the S3, the S4 is raised around the lights

I m going to do a respray soon so would like to get the rear looking correct and for that I need add in the raised light mouldings by bonding in the raised section to the otherwise flat board

Hope this makes sense

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PostPost by: gherlt » Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:36 pm

Hi,
you should contact user Dieschelan. He has an S3 with S4 lights and he is going to change that in the next months. I suppose he has no use to the cut out, so if you are not in a hurry, he could save it for you.
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PostPost by: Concrete-crusher » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:11 pm

Does anybody have a 3d or sketch up or cad file which includes the rear light mounting part of the body?

I realise today I could have the section printed on a 3d printer and just cover with fibreglass

Just a. Hope

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PostPost by: knockoffnut » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:15 pm

Hi Steve,
Wouldn't it be easier to take an S4 car (of a friend or forum member) wrap it with cling film and pull a mold off it? Just a thought...
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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:51 pm

knockoffnut wrote:Hi Steve,
Wouldn't it be easier to take an S4 car (of a friend or forum member) wrap it with cling film and pull a mold off it? Just a thought...


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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:55 am

There are internal differences so just sticking the outer shape to the flat won?t entirely solve your issue. I?d suggest you need a rear clip and cut out the section you need and bond in a replacement. I?d suggest you give Boss Motors a call and see if they have one available - if not I doubt it would take them very long to lay one up and I can?t see it being an unreasonable cost.

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