I've had a good search through the search tool but can't really find what i'm looking for, so hoping that by posting a thread you can all get your heads together and help me out....would be much appreciated
Going from my previous modding history, i like to keep things subtle and OE looking but with a slight modified touch to it. So, ive got a few ideas in my head as to what i want to do to my S3 to make it my own so to speak. I'm hoping my ideas will be quite fresh but easy enough for people to understand and provide guidance. So here it goes....
I want to fit a boost gauge to my S3 but i'm not really a fan on the pillar pods, nor the air vent mod as i only think the boost gauge vent looks good in the circular vents like in my old car and as seen in the later S3 8P chassis. Yes, i'm very picky i know.
So the idea's floating round at the moment are a steering column gauge pod which i have seen on a few passat's recently, not sure if its been done on the S3 8L yet. The other idea i had, was to convert to single DIN aftermarket headunit, using the flip alluminium cover from an TT mk1 8N chassis and have a single DIN smoked gauge panel (hiding gauges until lit up on ignition live) with 3 gauges (boost/oil pressure/oil temp). Wouldn't mind having a TT climate control panel with the alluminium ring style surrounds, but i need one with heated seats too (not sure if this is possible).
Want to end up with something like the TT:
Although the A6 stereo cover looks better suited to the S3 dash as the mechanism appears to be on the outside of the cover which is the right way for the S3:
The craziest idea i've had at the moment was to convert the whole dash to the later 8P dash, but i can't imagine it being a straight swap like my old MG ZR was. Probably alot more to think about, deeming it totally uneconomical to do.
Any help/guidance is much appreciated guys. Thanks in advance.