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    New pics of car before it gets finished off







    New exhaust put on today, its been rebadged and probably a few other things

    next on the list is respray and maybe S3 rear bumper

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    Honest opinion?

    Front - Spot on, looks excellent mate. I'd be dribbling seeing that in my rear view...

    Rear - not great. Dont like it at all. Get an S3 rear bumper on it and a recess for the numberplate may soften things a bit, but that big gaping space on the boot where the grab handle and plate used to be looks, frankly terrible.

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    agreed with bobfish - each unto their own tho...

    front looks good

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    Front looks Nice. I'm not too keen on the side bits on the bumper but thats just me.

    Side trims could do with being painted too...Looks half done with the black still black.

    Rear. Put the number plat in a plate holder and whack it back in the stock location....its too smooth

    Exhaust is sitting too low too.

    You wanted honest opinions. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/goofy.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    Not a huge fan of the colour (don't like yellow cars much unless they're Lamborghinis) but looks good apart from that!

    How much have you lowered it out of interest?

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    dont think anyone read my comments below the pics about the S3 bumper, oh and the numberplate aint stayin there

    and the black bits on the sides will not be black in 2 weeks

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    Top notch Mark, a bit much for me, but I am getting on now.......would look nice in beige with beaded seat covers!

    I reckon it would look hard as nails in black, but that's to take nowt away from it, good work [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    cheers for comments everybody i prefer peoples honest opinions,

    exhaust hight was actually a bit of an illusion caused by the fact if you look closly in the pic the bumper actually curves upward, a people will tell you the previous owner of my car put a 6 inch exhaust on it and it had actually bent the bumper up slightly,

    now as it was a must the exhaust went and i took the photos before i got home, i've just spent 15 mins on the rear bumper and the zaust sits perfect distance from the bumper, although might stick back a bit too far for some peoples liking

    as for the number plate and side strip things they were going to get done anyway

    any more comments welcome aslong as they dont repeat the things i'm already planning on doing

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    think you need that S3 rear bumper asap other than thet it looks well [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    Looking good mate.

    Is the front splitter staying now? As I think it looks good.

    Also as stated I think the S3 rear bumper is required. How mucho are you paying for the re-spray? and who from?

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    well i've been spraying for 5 years and my dad for 15ish so i'll be doin it
    full respray maybe and will only cost 100 max hehe

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    I actually like black side trims on a yellow car:

    http://www.vente-voiture-occasion-ht...-S3-jaune2.jpg

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    yeah on S3's they look good but not so keen on an A3

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    looks good fella. looking forward to the end results..

    i like the rear boot lovin the euro style! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

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    yeah on S3's they look good but not so keen on an A3

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    You could always chop the ends of the trims off??



    Excuse the bad photoshop skills.

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    lol if it ended up as neat as that i'm sure it could be a possibility as it'd go with the S3 rear but as they have grooves cut ito the bodywork it'd be easier just to spray the whole thing

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

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    dont think anyone read my comments below the pics about the S3 bumper, oh and the numberplate aint stayin there

    and the black bits on the sides will not be black in 2 weeks

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    Aha! Nope i missed that bit. That being the case it will look much better!

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

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    lol if it ended up as neat as that i'm sure it could be a possibility as it'd go with the S3 rear but as they have grooves cut ito the bodywork it'd be easier just to spray the whole thing

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    Good point.

    Aaaaaah, just slap a bit of filler on there! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    I am a fan of the side. That's how I want mine, but with the S3 black pieces [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    love the front end looks great,not so keen on the back but hey thats why we r all different,looks well though

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    how much have u lowered it mate?

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    You've spent a lot of time and money on her, and she looks very personal. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

    But someone has stolen all your door and boot handles. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    lol @ TDI-line

    jtp its lowered 40mm on 18s

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    ****Wicked**** Move number plate (Rear)....

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    Re: New pics of car before it gets finished off

    Front: Best front view of A3 I've seen to date. Must agree would look awesome in rear view mirror.

    Side: Like the Black sill strips. They break up the colour, where as all one colour might waste it.

    Rear: Needs S3 bumper (Black 1 for sale on Ebay by the way). Not a fan of the smooth tailgate at all. Where were you planning to fit the number plate? New rear lenses might look better.

    Might be an idea to leave side sills and rear (S3) Bumper insert Black and try to introduce a hint of black to the front bumper. Best bet would be to Photoshop some ideas and see what YOU like best. After all its you that has to live with it. Good work though. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bravo.gif[/img]

 

 

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