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    My new S3

    i picked it up a week past monday and only got to do 400 miles in it before i left to come back to work. Im very happy with it but it has some things needing fixed already like

    the passenger seat has a small cut in it where they have been removing the plastic covers with a stanley knife

    also the sharkfin aerial is discoloured

    plus i had the RAC out after 6 hours of ownership apparently there was a vacuum hose off on the engine.

    heres a couple of crap pics





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    lovely motor mate, wish u well to use it! looks like u live in the right place full of county lanes!
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    It does look nice Si, thanks for posting up pics after my request, any plans for mods?

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    none at the moment but next year i may have it mapped


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    Very nice! Love Sprint blue cars!

    Also you seem to have a black hole emerging in the 1st pic!
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    Nice choice dude... love the colour and it doesn't stand out as much as i feared!

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    My favourite colour. Congratz on the car. Looks great!!!
    Enjoy the car. And hope you dont have any more problems
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    Gotta get it mapped! No rims/coilover plans?

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    no not going down the wasting money route again


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    LOL - Cars are a big waste of money, but it puts a smile on our faces, afterall can't spend it anywhere in heaven

    But fair enough, enjoy it Si!

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    what i mean to say is anything i do will be beneficial instead of putting on big wheels and lowering it to the weeds. I fancy the H&R springs as my dad had them fitted and his sits just nice in my opinion. Then just a remap and leave it alone


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    Very nice.
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    I know what you meant Si, enjoy the S3!

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    and after remap, sooner or later milltek tbe, then CAI...then stage 2...then lighter wheels....
    it ain't going to stop
    ...lovely car, sprint blue is my 2nd choice
    how do you like s-tronic, is it good? i was thinking about it but in the end went for manual
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    nah it will defo only be a remap and H&R springs. As for the S tronic its great stick it in sport and plant the foot so much better than a manual


    2009 Suzuki GSXR1000K9 SE in White
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    2012 RS3 in Racing Mica Blue
    2012 A1 TFSI in Misano red (shared with mum)

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    what sort of price are you looking at for the springs?

 

 

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