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    Been doing a bit today...

    Only had this car a week and I must say I'm loving my first Audi. As I work in a paint shop I'm lucky enough to tinker at weekends down the workshop. Ran the mop over her today than a few coats of wax, de badged the rear and painted the chrome grill black. Still got some bits on the car I'm going to respray, bonnet wings and 1 rear quarter. The colour is actually dark blue but looks black in this pic...
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    Been doing a bit today...

    Looks stunning mate ,
    I need to get mine mopped a lot of small scratches to be fixed ,
    I bought a convertable in the wettest country in the world who says Scotsmen dont have a sense of humour !

    "Lets fire up the Quattro" DCI Gene hunt,,,,,,,ashes to ashes

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    Cheers fallmonk, there is a few in this tbh, and being a painter it just make things worse as you notice everything haha, I will prob work my way round the whole car after time, the 18's have slowed her down a little, but its all about the look!

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    I think that will be the same colour as mine, When polished and in good light it's a lovely colour.

    Looks great but I think in good time a set of sensible lowering springs will set it off !

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    image.jpgNah not lowering it chris, just got out of a mk4 golf that was on the deck, I like abit of comfort nowadays hehe
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    I used to have a 3.0 Quattro sport in the same colour.

    i had my lowers painted body coloured, you should do this as you work in a body shop. Makes a big difference to the look of the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Inertiauk View Post
    I used to have a 3.0 Quattro sport in the same colour.

    i had my lowers painted body coloured, you should do this as you work in a body shop. Makes a big difference to the look of the car.
    Yeah I was toying with the Idea, when you do it day in day out you just wanna go home at night tho
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogtown22 View Post
    Nah not lowering it chris, just got out of a mk4 golf that was on the deck, I like abit of comfort nowadays hehe
    Nah I couldnt cope having a car on it's arse,I do like comfort myself ! I have the factory standard suspension on mine but being the tdi sport it's slightly lower than yours. It's comfortable and smooth. The only aftermarket kit I would entertain fitting would be the Eibach kit which is 30mm lower than standard, 10 mm lower than mine.

    I fitted this kit on my old focus, Fords sell them. Had good ride quality to be honest and there wasnt a huge difference just the ride height was perfect

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    This is a sport mate, wouldnt the suspention be the same???

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    is it ? it looks a lot higher than mine, mine is a 2004 with the later styled coloured bumper splitters and sideskirts. don't know about any suspesnion changes

    I have 18 inch wheels

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    Yep defo a sport bud, the tyres are 45 profile, so maybe its that and the case of the lowers not being painted that makes it look a little higher??

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    the tyres are 45 profile on 18inch wheels ? need to be 40 on 18s for these, thats definatly why then ! and would also explain why it feels a little slower on acceleration.

    235/40/18 you want

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1008 View Post
    the tyres are 45 profile on 18inch wheels ? need to be 40 on 18s for these, thats definatly why then ! and would also explain why it feels a little slower on acceleration.

    235/40/18 you want
    Haha yeah we went through this in another thread a while back, these tyres were on the rims when I bought them, 2x Pirelli and 2 Bridgestone, when it comes to changing them I'll drop the size down to 235 40

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogtown22 View Post
    Haha yeah we went through this in another thread a while back, these tyres were on the rims when I bought them, 2x Pirelli and 2 Bridgestone, when it comes to changing them I'll drop the size down to 235 40
    may aswel they're good tyres, not going to get much for them if you sold them as part worns

 

 

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