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    Replaced my S3 with this.....

    What do you think? It's a lot of fun, standard at the moment, but who knows what the future holds for it :-D





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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    sweet! what a beauty!

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Always liked these - I have considered selling the S3 for one but decided against it in the end

    They look fabulous - what are the performance figures and handling compared to the s3 ?

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Couple more pics



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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    287bhp with similar torque. I'd say I could launch fast in the S3, and got more of a kick in the back when the turbo kicked in.

    But this thing pulls real good, you don't get as much of a kick, but it feels more smooth and controlled. When you look at the speed you wonder how it got there so quick. On a piece of road I know very well, I can get about an extra 10-15mph until the point where I have to brake than I could in the S3.

    Brakes are superb on it.

    Handles great for a standard setup. Touch the gas going intoa bend hard and it gracefully induces a touch of over steer and drifts great [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

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    Wow, very nice.I like the photo of the alloy with the brembo in bronze. top, are you comparing this performance to a standard S3 or was yours tuned at all? I must say I like the 350z and also the RX8 and of course my S3!!

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Lovely looking machine....pure you lucky guy!Is it brand new just off the line cause it sure looks it! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    top motor how many .

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    nice. Not sure id swap my S3 in for one tho.

    This one i liked until i realised it got about 10k worth of bits on it.

    some ideas to break that "stanard"

    http://www.veilsidez.com/

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Those wheels really set it off, nice. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

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    Wow, very nice.I like the photo of the alloy with the brembo in bronze. top, are you comparing this performance to a standard S3 or was yours tuned at all? I must say I like the 350z and also the RX8 and of course my S3!!

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    It was modded, suspension, fast road setup, chipped etc. Pretty quick.

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

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    Lovely looking machine....pure you lucky guy!Is it brand new just off the line cause it sure looks it! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    It's an 04, but I took my time buying it, lookd at loads, this 1 was near imaculate with just a few small stone chips on the bumper. Rest of the car is unmarked.

    Its a UK, GT pack with most of the extras, other than sat nav. Got it for an absolute bargin, considering my budget was 25k cash. I saved a considerable ammount on that. Plus it had the plate (2200) and the wheels and tyres(3000!). The guy has spent in the region of 35k on this car and it is only a year old [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/woohoo.gif[/img]

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    I was supprised with the mpg, getting about 24-26 round town, and about 30-34 at about 70-80mph on the motorway.

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Very cool car Pure, I would have been thinking about one of them had it not been for the rather hilarious repair bill... mine would need to be black though I think.

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Very nice!!! Love the wheels.

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Very very cool. Love it, good replacement.

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    Looks awesome on those 19" Nismo wheels

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    looks sweet,

    good choice

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    very nice car - chap at my work has one and its booked in for a twin turbo conversion next week!

    Dunc

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    Re: Replaced my S3 with this.....

    PHAT!

    I've loved those things since they came out...

    And I think it looks awesome in silver. The only colour I've ever seen is the Orange thingy, there are two locally.

    Silver is definately the best colour in my opinion [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    Great buy, have fun! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

 

 

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