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    Hiya all, new to S3

    I pick up my Phantom black S3 next week and i just want to say hello!

    The options i have are

    Pearlesent paint (is that just a fancy matallic? )
    Synthphony II ( in dash 6 cd changer )
    Bose
    Phone prep ( dash mounted )
    Electric heated and folding mirrors

    Options i would have liked are

    Interia light pack
    Auto wipers and lights
    Could theses be retro fitted? how much? is it worth the cost?

    Thanks

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    Last edited by mitch78; 2nd March 2009 at 23:32.
    Ex 8L S3 driver

    also A3, 320, Golf, Clio, Astra, Focus, Mondeo, Laguna, Escort, Calibra, 220, others and now back to a Focus...

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    I pick up my Phantom black S3 next week and i just want to say hello!

    The options i have are

    Pearlesent paint (is that just a fancy matallic? )
    Synthphony II ( in dash 6 cd changer )
    Bose
    Phone prep ( dash mounted )
    Electric heated and folding mirrors

    Options i would have liked are

    Interia light pack
    Auto wipers and lights
    Could theses be retro fitted? how much? is it worth the cost?

    Thanks

    p
    Good Luck. Nice motor correct colour although Phantom is not just fancy metallic!! Talk to a paint expert and they will go on for hours!!

    IMHO, Phone on dash is a mistake, gets in way, front armrest better option, forget Interior Light pack waste of money , Auo lights /wipers had these on A6 Sline, pain in the arse IMHO.
    Like Bose, told by other posts it is not worth the 485 quid but who cares.

    Symphony now obsolete with post week 48 build free Input In socket for yer iPod/MP3 (sorry!)... Enjoy anyway great motor and hope you get more than the 18mpg I did...

    TT now

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    What would happen if i tride to take the holder/charger off the dash? will it ba a mess? hows it stuck on?

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    Last edited by phantom; 3rd January 2008 at 17:48.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    What would happen if i tride to take the holder/charger off the dash? will it ba a mess? whos it stuck on?

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    Not sure but with Bluetooth phones you don't need it!

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    Could the Auto lights/wipers be done at a decent price?

    Same goes for the interia light pack?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    Could the Auto lights/wipers be done at a decent price?

    Same goes for the interia light pack?

    Thanks

    p
    NOt worth the bother IMHO

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    Hi and welcome to the site!

    You can retrofit parts of the interior light pack, like the front map reading lights and red LED 'mood' lighting, but I think the rest is a hassle.
    I've seen posts on this before, have a search for them.

    You'll love the car mate!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamiekip
    Hi and welcome to the site!

    You can retrofit parts of the interior light pack, like the front map reading lights and red LED 'mood' lighting, but I think the rest is a hassle.
    I've seen posts on this before, have a search for them.

    You'll love the car mate!!!
    Cheers mate, it was more the MOOD lights i was after?

    Also when i started it up, the needles on the speedo did a little jig/dance whats that all about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    What would happen if i tride to take the holder/charger off the dash? will it ba a mess? hows it stuck on?

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    Weird, just posted this in another thread! Might leave a hole if you removed it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    Cheers mate, it was more the MOOD lights i was after?

    Also when i started it up, the needles on the speedo did a little jig/dance whats that all about?

    Thanks

    p
    Vagparts sell the ambient light module for about a tenner (you fit this to your light unit in the roof, you need to drill two holes) or buy a full replacment unit for around 60




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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom
    Also when i started it up, the needles on the speedo did a little jig/dance whats that all about?
    Thats the needle sweep feature all the S cars seem to be getting. You can turn it off in the DIS.


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    Hello and welcome.

    What interior have you choosen.

    2013 AUDI A3 SB S-LINE : 2.0 TDIQ 184 : GLACIER WHITE :
    : S-TRONIC : COMFORT PACK : SD SAT NAV : FOLDING MIRRORS : HEATED SEATS: RIGID BOOT LINER :

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    JohnS3, Is that picture of your headlining on your S3? My headlining is black, but I thought that was an option (I certainly didn't order it)
    March 2011 - B8 Audi S4, Ibis White, S-Tronic, Leather / Alcantera Super Sports Seats, Heated Front Seats, Advanced Key, Tech Pack High, Electrically folding and auto dimming mirrors

    SOLD - 8P Audi S3. Brilliant Black, FBMF wheel, Bose, RNS-E, Auto lights/wipers, Cruise control, Tyre pressure monitor, Parking sensors, Interior light pack, GSM phone prep, Armrest, Privacy glass, Electrically folding mirrors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TDI-line
    Hello and welcome.

    What interior have you choosen.
    Std black leather embossed seats , std black lining!

    A little bit of nightlight in the car is great!

    What is the needle sweep? what does it do? whats it for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom

    What is the needle sweep? what does it do? whats it for?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfC24YQOcsE

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    Quote Originally Posted by consilio
    JohnS3, Is that picture of your headlining on your S3? My headlining is black, but I thought that was an option (I certainly didn't order it)
    Mines black too. The picture is an image from vagparts website.


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    Quote Originally Posted by boggysv
    Thanks mate, but is that it? Is there some reason for the sweep?

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    I think the interior light pack is well worth it, makes the interior really nice at night - if you can retrofit it go for it.

    Some people don't like auto wipers but I think they are great in drizzly weather, don't have to keep fiddling with the wipers. I'd agree that auto lights are a tad pointless though ( apart from tunnels / car parks where they are useful ). Not sure if they could be retrofitted as the rain sensor is in the Windscreen I think.

    Enjoy the car.. I'm enjoying mine!
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    Quote Originally Posted by s3mike
    Not sure if they could be retrofitted as the rain sensor is in the Windscreen I think.
    Yes, it's located in the rear view mirror mount, in the round bit you can see in the image below.

    Last edited by JohnS3; 3rd January 2008 at 21:54.


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    I had interior night lights in my old car , it is smart at night ( cosy )

    I also had Auto lights/wipers not botherd bout wipers , but COMING HOME lights are great, just leave it on auto , quick press of the alarm lights come on , in the car as well!

    With the folding mirrors , if i hold the lock button on the fob do they fold in? do the windows close too?

    When i put the key in the ignition will the mirrors fold out?

    Sorry for all the questions!

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    Windows will close but the folding mirrors are in/out by rotating the mirror position stick manually
    March 2011 - B8 Audi S4, Ibis White, S-Tronic, Leather / Alcantera Super Sports Seats, Heated Front Seats, Advanced Key, Tech Pack High, Electrically folding and auto dimming mirrors

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    Quote Originally Posted by boggysv
    Can anybody explain about the needle sweep? is there a function behind it?

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    It's purely for show.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnS3


    Does anyone know what the flap on the left of this picture does?
    2007 Silver S3 - DVD SatNav, MFBSW, Bose, GSM Bluetooth Phone prep, privacy glass, cruise control, lighting and rain sensor pack, piano inlays, GIAC Hammer map

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    It's a mini sunvisor.


 

 

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