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Old 5th April 2019, 11:29 AM
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Its not obsolete - there just aren't any in the UK. TPS can still order them from Germany with a 7-10 day lead time.
not surprised mikki , don't know which branch of TPS you deal with but when ~I phoned the southampton branch to check they confirmed obsolete , no longer possible to obtain from germany ; probably this branch my local autoglass branch contacted !
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Old 5th April 2019, 11:32 AM
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Mine is Exeter. Odd that they are getting different results, although sometimes things show as available until you try and order them, at which point they show obsolete. Maybe my guys were just looking on the computer and Southampton tried to order it?

We need to ask one of our German friends to check with their dealer instead - that's usually definitive.
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Old 5th April 2019, 04:22 PM
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have Emailed VAG milton keynes ,as TPS is their subsidiary they should know!
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Old 10th April 2019, 05:09 PM
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reply from VAG ...as your local audi dealer
gee thanks
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Old 25th April 2019, 03:34 PM
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part finally arrived from belgium....broken in half !

contacted the local audi centre .....the part was withdrawn on 01/02/19 and can no longer be ordered as stated by tps [ was surprised they don't order from tps although supplied through the same german warehouse]

phoned the manager at autoglass , they are still searching europe for somone with the part someone probably got one somewhere ; suggested as a backstop used one from our hosts .....he said that they never fit used parts and they cannot fit without one as there are tags that go under the glass
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Old 26th April 2019, 04:26 PM
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as Alice said .....curiouser and curiouser
spoke to a nice lady at Prestige who went down to the workshop and had a look at this with one of the staff

apparently on a D2 there are metal clips riveted to the body , screen is bonded on , the clips hold the plastic trip which apparently has metal clips to match

did this sound correct in which case Autoglass are talking a load of balls!

has anyone seen one of these fitted?

I can see that if someone breaks a clip off the plastic trim when removing you need a replacement

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Old 26th April 2019, 04:35 PM
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Funnily enough, I did think they were talking a load of rubbish. I believe people have taken the trim out and repainted it before so its not a one-use thing. The same applies to the trims on other models too - they pop them out and put them back when the glass is done.
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Old 26th April 2019, 04:37 PM
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I replaced my windscreen myself on PF D2 about 8 years ago and then about a month ago Budget windscreens replaced it again. Both times reused original trim.
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Old 30th April 2019, 09:03 AM
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I replaced my windscreen myself on PF D2 about 8 years ago and then about a month ago Budget windscreens replaced it again. Both times reused original trim.
have contacted autoglass again and told them what you said ...they are going to send someone on saturday and have a go

how did you get the trim off ?does it just lever off with a screwdriver starting on the bottom corners?
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Old 30th April 2019, 11:16 AM
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Do not even need a screwdriver, just pulls off using fingers.
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