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Offline Exonian

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Hatchback interior trim panel
« on: 27 March 2021, 17:12 »
Excuse the dreadful quality of the photograph but I was being attacked by gnats in Aldi car park so wasn’t hanging about.

Am I missing something from my hatchback boot trim panel?
Surely there should either be a warning triangle or trim blank to cover the gaping slot?



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Offline Dave1rs

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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #1 on: 27 March 2021, 17:33 »
It’s for a warning triangle....which you have to buy as an accessory

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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #2 on: 27 March 2021, 17:43 »
Funny, I was going to ask exactly the same question!

It looked to me like a panel was missing, it's far more ugly than just a mount for a hazard triangle.
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Offline Brocky_

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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #3 on: 27 March 2021, 18:43 »
Yep, I don't have one either and was meaning to ask on here if any of you had been given one.  I didn't even get a USB-C cable, so it really wouldn't have surprised me if the dealer had scrimped out on me.
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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #4 on: 27 March 2021, 18:54 »
I complained thinking it was a missing plastic panel and they gave me the warning triangle and a pack with accessories like a vest...






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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #5 on: 27 March 2021, 19:10 »
Sounds like the "safety kit"
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Offline Exonian

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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #6 on: 27 March 2021, 22:18 »
It’s not just mine then  :sad:

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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #7 on: 27 March 2021, 22:28 »
Probably another mk8 deletion for the UK Market....suspect in the fatherland its compulsory.
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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #8 on: 27 March 2021, 22:38 »
I’d imagine it would be compulsory in a good few countries.
Not here though!
Saves a bit of weight I suppose  :grin:

Is now a good time to mention the M135i had a triangle slotted there, plus a full first aid kit in the boot and even had nice polished metal load lip protectors; if Carlsberg did semi-premium hatchback boots...
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Re: Hatchback interior trim panel
« Reply #9 on: 27 March 2021, 22:42 »
Do you think one of those large Toblerones would fit?  :whistle:
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