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Missing Rear Door Sill Protector

Old 01-05-2019, 04:32 PM
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Has anyone noticed that the A5/S5 SB only includes door sill protectors for the front seats, but not for the rear seats? This must be another small cost-cutting measure, as even my 2011 A4 includes them for all four doors. I searched online, but couldn't find them on any Audi accessory sites.
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Old 01-07-2019, 08:32 AM
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I noticed that too.... and put xpel in that area. - also added xpel for the side of the front door area, I kept hitting as my leg steps out/in of the car. The name of that piece of the car escapes me at the moment (brain fart). But, I was surprised they hadn't put something there.
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Old 01-08-2019, 07:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Tundraman View Post
I noticed that too.... and put xpel in that area. - also added xpel for the side of the front door area, I kept hitting as my leg steps out/in of the car. The name of that piece of the car escapes me at the moment (brain fart). But, I was surprised they hadn't put something there.
My car is missing the sill as well. I'm sure it's not a defect, but a design change.

Tundraman How easy / difficult is it to use the XPEL product? I'm considering buying some of it for the purposes you used it for. I just wondering how it is to work with.

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I just took it to my xpel dealer here in SWFL, They didn't have any cutout pieces for it, so they measured it and did custom pieces to protect it.
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I just took it to my xpel dealer here in SWFL, They didn't have any cutout pieces for it, so they measured it and did custom pieces to protect it.
Thanks! I think I'll just buy some online (it's pretty expensive stuff) and try and apply it myself.
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