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Has anyone successfully had a towbar retrofitted to their Q3? I Take delivery of mine on 1st March, but require to fit a towbar. Any suggestions greatfully received.
 

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I'd be interested to know about this too - I don't want to tow anything, just mount a bike rack on it, so I don't have to get a step-ladder up to the roof - so only want the basic tow-ball install, not the full electrics and all...
 

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Hi. I have had my Q3 for a month now. Still trying to get a towbar fitted. Genuine Audi towbar are not available yet but there are over 350 on back order. After market suppliers are no better. Westfavia had an original release date of mid Feb, its now mid April. Other manufacturers say they are in development. Will keep you informed of any updates.
 

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Mt Q3 is all sorted now, they did me a great job at Stafford Audi and I'd like to recommend it, so go on tell your friends :p
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Hi Niel Your Q3 towbar was it a genuine Audi part or was it an after market supplier. Can you please supply details, towbar price, fitting price & how long to fit. Any part numbers would be a help.
 

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Hi All After market towbar now available from your local towbar fitting centre. Westfavia Pt No 305423900113. That gets you a kit which includes towbar& electrics. Genuine Audi towbar will be another 4-6 weeks.
 

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Hi All Just got back from having the towbar fitted. Details as last post. Not visable when removed, electrics push under bumper. No cutting of bumper required.
 

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Hi Dre. Supply& fit inc vat £580. Had an issue on fitting but was quickly sorted. Was told it's the first Q3 to have a after market bar fitted in the UK.Took them 2.5 hrs ish. Not bad really. Looks good aswell, well try to put photo's on later.
 

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Hope this is OK.
 

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Hi Trapper, <?: prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />
Notice in your photo that you have chrome exhaust trims.
Do you mind saying if these were already fitted to your SE (assuming your SE signature is correct) or have you fitted these?
 

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i have the quattro se and my tail pipes are chrome
 

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Thanks Daytona, guess then its only the non Quattro SE that don't have the Chrome exhaust tailpipes.<?: prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />
The Q3 brochure indicates that they are only an S line fit.
 

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Hi 14AQ3. You are correct, It say's they are fitted as standard only on the S-Line only.I think that as mine was a demonstrator they seam to have thrown lots of things at it.
 

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I know you can buy them from the dealers ,im sure they would do you a good deal having just spent the best part of £30.000 with them . they like to keep there customers happy
 

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Thanks Trapper,..looking at your spec, they certainly did throw some nice goodies at....nice spec you have! <?: prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />
Great idea Daytona, will investigate, as the trims certainly finish off the rear end nicely.
 

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Hi 14AQ3. Full list of toys fitted at manufacture. Other bits requried. Towbar (now fitted) SD Satnav.

18 x 7j 5 twin spokes

Ice Silver Metallic

Leather/alcantara sports seats

Storage & luggage compartment pack

Auto release function

Xenon light package

3-SP M/F Q-design wheel with paddles

Through load facility

Auto-dimming mirror

Satelite Aluminium inlays

Tyre pressure monitoring system

High beam assist

Cruise Control

Colour Driver Info System

Audi sound system

Black Alcantara/Leather

 

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Tows like a dream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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do the reversing sensors behave with the tow bar? There is a setting on my pickup, but before we found it the sensors used to bleep as soon as it was in reverse lol, it was picking up the tow bar.
 
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