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    Subtle mods

    Hi All, new here - just in the process of buying an Audi A3 1.8T.

    Whats are the usual subtle mods you guys do on them? Don't want anything 'chav' just subtle sporty looking mods. any interior mods that make the inside a better place etc?

    Car currently has a remap and sports suspension.

    aprreciate input!

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    the cupra r front splitter is a very subtle exterior mod mate

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    can buy it direct from seat around 21 and easy to fit yourself!!
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    Lots of little things you can do I guess. For example I swapped the massive standard arial for one from a civic type r. Nice and compact.

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    aero wipers

    side light bulbs

    chrome mirrors ( if doesnt already have them)

    privacy glass(some people are not fans)
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    pedals, gear knob, ariel as mentioned
    red to red black to black blue to bits

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    hmmmmm interesting.

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    there is an interior ambient light mod that you can do, puts extra red light in the ceiling - the clips and wires are fitted as standard but the bulbs / holder isnt.
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    Honda (type R, s2000 etc...) aerial, facelift lights (if car is pre-facelift), clear side repeaters. OEM 17" or 18" alloys, aero wipers.

    and you a mod that nobody will see:

    lightened flywheel and uprated clutch...LOL
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    I have put the knee braces in from a TT, including the leather pads.
    Really uplifts the interior of a pre-facelift.

    And gives your knee something to press on whilst 'enthusiastic' cornering

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    Thanks for the ideas guys, let the mod'ing commence!

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    Oh you lot missed off Hub spacers to make your car look more agressive
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    its the stripes that make it go faster!!

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    One of my fav is my S3 mats from Germany which have the S3 logo embroided on them - makes it look that extra special. Always gets comments whenever someone climbs in!

    Another superb and cheap one is painting your carriers and calipers red. (Or the colour of your car if you like) Cost me 13 from halfords for the paint and brushes and took about 3hours waiting for it to dry and giving it two coats. Really makes your brakes stand out and looks very OEM. In fact the new Mk5 GTI's all have red calipers front and back as standard - looks superb. (http://www.volkswagen.co.uk/#/new/go...ti---exterior/)
    Last edited by fran-s3; 3rd February 2009 at 20:07.

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    yes thats right, well done. Now read the thread title again and my post to see a touch of humour which you obviously missed.


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    read mine again too and tell me where it says the stripes go across the whole length of the car???

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    in the post above^^^^


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    yeh ok!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fran-s3 View Post
    One of my fav is my S3 mats from Germany which have the S3 logo embroided on them - makes it look that extra special. Always gets comments whenever someone climbs in!

    Another superb and cheap one is painting your carriers and calipers red. (Or the colour of your car if you like) Cost me 13 from halfords for the paint and brushes and took about 3hours waiting for it to dry and giving it two coats. Really makes your brakes stand out and looks very OEM. In fact the new Mk5 GTI's all have red calipers front and back as standard - looks superb. (http://www.volkswagen.co.uk/#/new/go...i---exterior/)

    Where did you get your mats from? you still got the details for them?
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    chrome indicator bulbs all round, alloy door pins, TT pedals
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dani_B19 View Post
    Where did you get your mats from? you still got the details for them?
    Yeah he's email is Germany-Express@web.de and I emailed him and he did me a deal for 55 euros for a full set. (He's from Germany but his English is really good)

    My mats are like these, not sure if this is his shop can't remember:
    http://cgi.ebay.de/Audi-A3-S3-Velour...1%7C240%3A1318

    Enjoy

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    the S3 logo is a bit bit on those isn`t it ????
    red to red black to black blue to bits

 

 

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