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Has anyone found a plate, preferably in stainless steel, that can be fitted to the back bumper on the Q5? Although I have the cargo mat with the flap that should protect the bumper, I must admit it's not always practical to use this, and I've already put a few scuff marks on the horizontal part of the back bumper.
 

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Thanks for the links - yes, I'm looking for something like the one in the first link - a bit pricey, mind you!
 

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Yeah, I am looking too, don't want to scratch up the bumper on my new car when it gets here

The company tell me shipping is 22 euros on top for the UK - 100 euros total for a simple scratch plate stuck on with tape seems very expensive...
 

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The genuine Audi protection film I used initially has started to lift at the edges and whilst I have the boot mat with bumper flap that isn't always practical to use - i.e. when it's wet so I have been looking for a more durable alternative. There are stainless steel items available but to my mind they look a bit cheesy so I've ordered one of these http://www.rearguards.co.uk/index.php?app=gbu0&ns=prodshow&ref=RBP475&sid=1zeg8s45omd77lzdt4dq95cudg2gr222 , lots of firms/Ebay do the item though it appears RGM are the OEM. I'll post images when it arrives and I've fitted it.
 

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http://www.rearguard...4dq95cudg2gr222

OK, it's come and looks pretty OK too - there are choice of colours too though I figured any kind of painted finish will attract scratches (and that's what I'm trying to avoid) so went for plain black. The cost, delivered was £54.08.

Packed simply with both printed instructions and a clear diagram along with a 3M wipe to remove any traces of silicone polish from the bumper surface - a couple of pictures prior to fitting:





The instructions were usefully sensible, suggesting that the two short pieces of protective tape at either end were removed and the item offered up, whilst removing the 1st 300mm or so of the protective tape on the long (rearmost), leaving the tape hanging down and only completely removing it once the reference points for correct alignment being where the curved edges of the strip meet the light aperture in the rear bumper.

I think it looks like it's meant to be there and has clearly been made to do the job. I've been ultra careful and even have the reversible boot mat with protective bumper cover which you can see tucked under the luggage net in the images below and the top of the bumper surface still has marks on it. I like the way the protector goes right over the edge of the bumper, neat but probably not to everyone's taste.



 

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Nice work. excuse my ignorance but is that an Audi fit luggage net - think I fancy one of those...?
 

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Nice work. excuse my ignorance but is that an Audi fit luggage net - think I fancy one of those...?
It's part of the storage package and is stowed under the boot floor when not in use.
Not used it yet myself yet as have the split dog guard but is handy for sure.

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Lads, sorry for jumping in on an old thread, but have you any idea how close the silver is to the SQ5 wing mirrors? I've just bought a moonlight blue SQ5 and my rear bumper on the A5 in the same colour has a huge scratch that I don't want to repeat... Possible my golf clubs!

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Was looking for similar for when we get our Q5, and found some in amazon.com that look very nice in std or s-line.

Search: audiq5 accessories

Will share if I see anything else

Good luck
 

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Has anyone got any recent pictures of the Rearguard one fitted...in either black or carbon? Picture with the boot closed would be good. Given I am dragging kit in and out of the boot, and my recently departed A4 boot was battered. I want to cover the SQ now, rather than after its torn to pieces.

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The Rearguard item is a bit crude, functional though - the pictures of the Estoril blue SQ are mine.

You might want to check this thread out, scroll down to post 11 http://www.myaudiq5.com/index.php/topic/14753-my2015-sq5-arrived/

It's real carbon fibre, not a printed on (and looks nothing like the real thing) finish the RGM item uses.
 

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I've got the rear guard in "carbon effect" - looks nothing like carbon really but the overall effect on Lava Grey looks very discreet and blend very well. In fact not noticeable from a distance

I have three dogs jumping in an out so need something durable and covered the key area's of the bumper that the load cover flap thing i have didn't - this fits the bill perfectly
 

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Silly as it may seem I brought a huge black bath towel that's folded in such away that when I open the boot to load anything including the dog, I flip part of it down and it covers all the bumper. If I put the back seats down I can flip that half to cover all of them if I'm loading larger stuff.
When you open the boot It doesnt look out of place it actualy looks nice and neat in the boot area I've been doing this for the last year with no problems and on more than one occasion without it i would have definately marked the bumber i flip it down at all times for loading shopping bags my golf bag etc...

Not everyone's ideal solution but it does a great job for me and it only cost about 20 quid
 

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Mine is a solid piece of genuine carbon fibre. It fits perfectly, and is beautifully polished up.
I think it came from Taiwan if I remember correctly. Expensive, but worth the money when you see it.
Unfortunately there's an import tax charge to add to that price too! Think it was about £20... so about £100 all in.
 

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Mine is a solid piece of genuine carbon fibre. It fits perfectly, and is beautifully polished up.
I think it came from Taiwan if I remember correctly. Expensive, but worth the money when you see it.
Unfortunately there's an import tax charge to add to that price too! Think it was about £20... so about £100 all in.
How do I order it, where from, if you don't mind giving details?
You've only given the link to the guy on e-bay, which is in USA
 

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If you look at the eBay link you'll see the 'item location' is Taiwan... although the payment is in US dollars.
That's where I ordered mine from. Great service, and quick delivery.
 

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If you look at the eBay link you'll see the 'item location' is Taiwan... although the payment is in US dollars.
That's where I ordered mine from. Great service, and quick delivery.
Ok thanks for the info, will look into it
 
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