Hola Amigos! Long Time No Talk

Ed Kellock ekellock at gmail.com
Wed May 16 16:07:20 EDT 2007

The topic of grill trim clips just came up recently...

On 4/25/07, Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> There's two, one for the grill chrome, which is 447 853 674B, and one for the
> chrome strip around the corner lights, which is 447 853 674C.  World Impex
> shows them both,  $1.85 each for the first
> http://www.worldimpex.com/search_by_partno.html?searchmode=partno&partno=447+853+674B&x=43&y=10
> and about $1.25 for the others.

On 4/26/07, Eric Huppert <ehuppert at hvc.rr.com> wrote:
> Clips can be ordered from the dealer. Think I paid around a $1 each.
> Retail is somewhat higher though.
> pn # 447 853 674C. (small clips for the chrome strips / not the corner
> markers.
> I used to pull both chrome strips off when removing the grill. Eventually
> figured out that you can just leave the trim attached to the grill, just
> unclip the ends on the headlight frames. Saves a few clips!
> I ordered a few extras to keep in the toolbox as they're somewhat fragile
> and tend to break upon removal, especially if it's cold! And, you may (or
> may not) break a few popping installing the clips.

On 4/26/07, Phil and Judy Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> According to Kneale's recent post, the PN you mention (above) is for
> the headlight trim, not the grill. Kneale's post gives -674C for the
> grill trim clip.  Regardless of which is which, I'm glad to learn
> that they are still available--and from an on-line source, too.

On 4/26/07, Kneale Brownson <knealeski at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> The "B" suffix is for the corner trim pieces, the "C" is for the grill bars.
> World Impex lists them both as available, although I've ordered a number of
> things off their website that they ended up not being able to provide.
> The ones I've purchased came from dealer sources and were maybe 50-60 cents
> each more costly than current prices by WI.

On 5/16/07, Alex Kowalski <hypereutectic1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2) I took the car into a cheap car wash to get rid of some of the
> winter grime (yes I know the Audi Gods are going to get me, and they
> did) and the upper horizontal piece of chrome trim on the grille got
> ripped off.  This is the piece that is bent into a slight "v" shape
> and traverses the whole front of the car, about 1/2" wide.  The
> problem is the little plastic anchors:  several of them are missing or
> broken off.  Anybody ever remounted one of these chrome strips or have
> a source for the little anchors?  Boneyard?

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