Similarities US version Audi V8 and 220V

Tony Hoffman auditony at
Fri Jun 26 16:26:12 PDT 2009

I understand. The glovebox on a 4000Q is also similar to your 200's
then. I actually don't like the endcaps for the V8's, as they tend to
crack/fall down some. However, when new they did look good. Yes, the
V8 glovebox is like one big box when dismounted. The top, bottom,
ffront, back, and sides are all one part. There are two screws on top
holking it in (4mm allen), one on the side, and one or two at the


On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 3:43 PM, Bastian Preindl<bastian at> wrote:
> Hi Tony,
> the parts are from a post-face-lift Audi V8, no doubt which year of
> manufacture. The car was completely rotten, hence only parts of the interior
> survived. But they are definetely worth the effort!
> I'm about to find out the differences of the glovebox on European V8. Do you
> think/know if both are, if dismounted, like closed boxes? The mine looks
> like one big module.
>> BTW, the top dash portion of the V8 and 200 in the 'states are
>> different as well. The 200 instrument cluster can be pulled without
>> pulling the dash top piece off, while the V8 requires the entire top
>> poece to be removed.
> We have the same differences here, regarding the instruments. BUT, and
> that's the big difference, our Audi 200 20V dashboards fully cover both
> sides (whereas the US-versions have small covers on both sides). So our Audi
> 200 gloveboxes are just cheap boxes whereas the US-versions seem to be real
> drawers, like the European V8s.
> Thanks and regards
> Bastian

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