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Old 09-24-2012, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Zigaroo View Post
I've installed the front guard. I've added an extra scre on the top even though there was no hole. Is this how you had yours installed too?
I finally pulled the trigger and bought a set of these from YBM. The price with shipping was under $38, arrived in less than a week and it is a quality product that fits well. Zigaroo, I added a screw in the same spot.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:47 AM
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Guys!
Should we made "DIY Guides" section in this web site?
We can start with your post DIY - Q5 mad guards.
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Old 09-25-2012, 04:23 AM
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Do we know if these (and Weathertech Floor Liners) are going to fit the 2013's? I know there were no big changes this year, thought I would ask.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by zeus48 View Post
Do we know if these (and Weathertech Floor Liners) are going to fit the 2013's? I know there were no big changes this year, thought I would ask.
I would recommend to wait.
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Old 07-10-2014, 10:29 AM
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I like the protection offered by the front low-profile mud guards and bought a set from Audi for my A4 when I bought the car. I saw this discussion on the YBM/ebay parts for a fraction of the price of the OE guards. How wrong could they be for $38? And they're providing both front and rears. I fitted only the fronts. (I think the Audi price for front and rear is 4X the price I paid for this stuff.)

Both the front and rear guards are held in place with only two screws. The front uses an existing hole location -- you do need to drill a hole thru the fibre/plastic fender liner for the second hole. (Not sure if drilling is necessary on the rear.) I used far more robust hardware to hold the front flap securely to the fender liner. I did remove the front wheels to speed the job along.


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The quality of the part is decent. The hardware is junk and I replaced with my own. The only concern I have about these is they are missing a clip that holds the OE part to the car more securely than the two light duty screws. I think the Audi guards have three screws plus the clip making it very secure in winter weather when one typically gets big build up of ice/snow in the wheel well.

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Not too offensive-looking:

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Rear flap, not screwed in place, fit is good, contour match is good:

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Crappy screws:

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Old 09-09-2014, 01:15 PM
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Hi uberw. I've been looking for the seller you guys bought these flaps from but I can not find them. Are they still listing with eBay? Ps thanks for the close ups.
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it was YBM Warehouse and I don't see them listed on eBay at the moment ...
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