Keith's red S3

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by KiwiDave » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:13 pm

myatt1972 wrote:
DKWW2000 wrote:
ian65 wrote:I've been looking to fit one of these.... got a link to the kit you used?

I have just bought 1 as well, so would also be interested in your "Fitting Instructions"
regards Pete
If I get chance I will pull the door card back off and get some pics, there is a spare hole in the door lock lever that means you dont need to use any of the bracketry that comes with the kit. Makes me wonder if Mazda were going to fit central locking???
Ditto for pics and fitting tips please and thankyou :)
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by myatt1972 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:13 pm

I hope you lot appreciate this, I wouldn't pull my door card back off for just anyone !

I will assume that you can manage to get the door card off, if not don't proceed any further :lol:
With the door card removed you can see the back of the latch mechanism, there is a pivot with the locking bar attached, this pivot has a spare hole in it which is where the locking motor is attached on the pic below.
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Close up of the same pic, you can see the m4 nut and bolt in the top of the motor that goes into the hole in the pivot. I didn't put a nut on the back it works fine just poking through the hole.
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The motor mounts directly to the door itself but does need spacing out to line up with the hole in the pivot, I used 2 m6 nuts to space mine. By an amazing stroke of luck there already is a hole in the door in the right place with a rubber bung in it.
You can see the spacing nuts here.
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This pic shows the mounting points of the motor, the top one (hole A) is the one that is already there, the bottom one (hole B) has to be drilled.
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This pic shows a motor, I took it to show the mounting holes in the motor in line with the fixings in the door but for some reason the don't look in line but they are honest.
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The control box comes with a colour coded loom, this can be fed through the grommets into the door if you remove the grommets first. The box can then be tucked away under the dash by the drivers footwell.
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Give the control box a live and a neg and its job done !
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Hope this is useful 0-0
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by Lucky » Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:17 pm

Lovely 8-) Can't believe it's that simple. Bet it wouldn't be if I tried it :lol:

Can you still lock and unlock with the keys and the door tabs? In case of flat batteries and that?

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by myatt1972 » Wed Dec 10, 2014 9:21 pm

It really is that simple Nik, the drivers side motor is also a switch for the other motors so if the remote battery is flat the central locking works from the key or door tabs, if the car battery is flat the drivers door will still unlock from the key.
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by DKWW2000 » Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:48 pm

Good easy to understand instructions, nice photos s(c)
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by KiwiDave » Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:51 pm

Thnx for posting this Keith. th:
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by ian65 » Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:47 pm

Great stuff...I'm definitely fitting this to my car..... We should copy these pics etc to the garage section for future ref.
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by biznatch » Fri Dec 12, 2014 1:26 pm

Fantastic write up Dave! A perfect little winter project added to my list. :D

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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by myatt1972 » Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:27 pm

biznatch wrote:Fantastic write up Dave! A perfect little winter project added to my list. :D
Cheers Trigger :lol:
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Re: Keith's red S3 (was James's)

Post by spirit r » Fri Dec 12, 2014 6:04 pm

Cheers Trigger :lol:[/quote]

Also for me good to see you ´ve washed your fingers before the foto shooting :lol:

Thanks Thomas

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