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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Exactly, no idea. May be worth calling your stealer and quoting your VIN to see if yours is eligible.



    Given they are the dealer that originally trounced his paintwork I'd have to hope so!



    Hmmmm just read some bad experiences of some people who have had the update on A5OC so will stay quiet as my steering feels fine ... perhaps with mine being a newer car it is ok.

    If it needs doing I am sure the Dealer will be in touch, but I am pretty sure Shrek got his car May last last so is 6 months older than mine.
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    Your LED lights will really finish the car off mate.

    I keep looking at mine now and thinking WTF were you thinking Audi installing these shizer yellow lights !

    The rear number plate lights are fine by the way, they look good, but all the others are $hit - the worst for me are the main interior light (because its SO BIG) and the front fogs, because they are so visibly yellow against the otherwise AWESOME main head lights and DRL's.

    IMO, Audi possible lead the market in light designs (re front and rear lights clusters and interesting designs) and the A5/S5 light designs are among the best I have seen - front paperclip LED's are spectacular and the rear lights full LED look ace too.

    So why so they cut corners on the interior lights etc ... who in Audi signed this off ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snake Pliskin View Post
    Your LED lights will really finish the car off mate.

    I keep looking at mine now and thinking WTF were you thinking Audi installing these shizer yellow lights !

    The rear number plate lights are fine by the way, they look good, but all the others are $hit - the worst for me are the main interior light (because its SO BIG) and the front fogs, because they are so visibly yellow against the otherwise AWESOME main head lights and DRL's.

    IMO, Audi possible lead the market in light designs (re front and rear lights clusters and interesting designs) and the A5/S5 light designs are among the best I have seen - front paperclip LED's are spectacular and the rear lights full LED look ace too.

    So why so they cut corners on the interior lights etc ... who in Audi signed this off ?
    Does make you wonder doesn't it. I'm sure the cab has LED interior overhead lights.

    The kit is pretty easy to fit, no hassle at all on the S3, and at £49 for a kit that brings the interior out of the dark ages it's a no brainer. Probably an hour of your time at tops. Note it's £49 for the interior light pack, and I think the fogs are less than a tenner.
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    Hmmm may have to get them updated at some point then.
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    So Trups at EM Tuning is the man for these then?
    Like you say for that kinda money its a real no brainer :-)

    Can I contact him through the forum?

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    Honestly, it's a piece of piss. My wife tells me I'm retarded most days of the week so if I can fit them anyone can!

    I'll even make it easy for you: sales@emtuning.co.uk (Contact Trups, tell him age / model of car, tell him I've sent you and you want full interior light pack. Pay £49 by Paypal to that mail address, 2 days later you'll be in LED heaven)! What's stopping you ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Honestly, it's a piece of piss. My wife tells me I'm retarded most days of the week so if I can fit them anyone can!

    I'll even make it easy for you: sales@emtuning.co.uk (Contact Trups, tell him age / model of car, tell him I've sent you and you want full interior light pack. Pay £49 by Paypal to that mail address, 2 days later you'll be in LED heaven)! What's stopping you ;-)


    That DOES sound FAR too easy mate - rediculously so LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    I've just had a fellow S5 owner turn up for a coffee break (Shrek / Gareth from A5oC). He's just had the power steering update done on his 2013 car at my local Audi dealers so we caught up, compared notes and I showed him some of my precious things! His estoril blue car was looking mighty fine. Don't think the dealer had washed it!
    Thought I could feel my ears burning... they are big enough after all...

    Quote Originally Posted by Snake Pliskin View Post
    what power steering update ?

    ...... and knowing Shrek I would suspect he TOLD the Dealer NOT to wash it
    Lol - no, when asked "Would you like it washed?" I might have been a little quick off the mark with the "No!"...

    So far, for me the power steering update doesn't seem to have changed much, although I didn't feel much of an issue anyway. It is perhaps a fraction better... but not sure if that is down to a placebo effect or not. I would say that if anything there is a little less slop from centre (technical term), looking back, occasionally it would take a couple of attempts to get turn in right whereas perhaps now it doesn't. To be honest not driven enough with it to be sure... plus I'm not that talented a helm-smith, so perhaps I'm talking rubbish.

    It certainly hasn't knackered it like some are reporting...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrek5 View Post
    Thought I could feel my ears burning... they are big enough after all...



    Lol - no, when asked "Would you like it washed?" I might have been a little quick off the mark with the "No!"...

    So far, for me the power steering update doesn't seem to have changed much, although I didn't feel much of an issue anyway. It is perhaps a fraction better... but not sure if that is down to a placebo effect or not. I would say that if anything there is a little less slop from centre (technical term), looking back, occasionally it would take a couple of attempts to get turn in right whereas perhaps now it doesn't. To be honest not driven enough with it to be sure... plus I'm not that talented a helm-smith, so perhaps I'm talking rubbish.

    It certainly hasn't knackered it like some are reporting...
    Does your car have the Dynamic steering option?

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    Yes, it does... should I be concerned...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrek5 View Post
    Yes, it does... should I be concerned...
    Not at all, I've recently bought an S5 and its got the Dynamic steering,whats the update for?.Coming from an RS3 I'm still getting used to the car and enjoying the comfort.

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    Ah I see. I think (amongst other things) some people report 'notchiness' around the 12 o'clock position, if I had it then it was a slight issue. As I said for me it feels slightly better on turn in, but that could very well be placebo.

    I think for some it is worse or more noticeable. I've been aware of the update for a while and had planned to get it done at the first service at my local dealer. Unfortunately the 'systems were down' so they couldn't check for any updates on the day so I wasn't going to bother with it. But then coincidentally the supplying dealer called to say that the update was outstanding and could I come in to get it done.

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    Good to see you aboard Gareth, and glad to hear your car is OK. Hopefully the black coffee with black coffee chaser hasn't left you too wired!

    Didn't realise how much stuff I'd accumulated until the wife bought home the spacers tonight...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrek5 View Post

    It certainly hasn't knackered it like some are reporting...



    Ahhh that's good news then mate.

    I don't have the dynamic steering, so not sure if it would apply to my car or not ... or if, with my car being a few months newer, any update was done at the factory ?

    Either way, don't feel like I have an issue so will leave as is and if I get a call from the Dealer from the update then fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Good to see you aboard Gareth, and glad to hear your car is OK. Hopefully the black coffee with black coffee chaser hasn't left you too wired!

    Didn't realise how much stuff I'd accumulated until the wife bought home the spacers tonight...

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    OMG, that is a serious amount of kit you have acquired so far lol.

    ... you just need the car now mate
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    I didn't see the McGard bolts... I'd have stolen them if I had.

    If you keep buying bits at this rate you'll be able to self build the car.
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    Its like the Bionic Man (car) in reverse
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keef View Post
    So Trups at EM Tuning is the man for these then?
    Like you say for that kinda money its a real no brainer :-)

    Can I contact him through the forum?

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    Apologies Keef, missed your post. He does have a forum section on here, but probably best to mail him direct and tell him I sent you.

    I don't know if you guys would be interested, but if a few of you were to buy an interior kit we could try and negotiate a group buy price, is that something you'd be interested in??? I'm happy to see if we can tap Trups up for a deal.

    As long as you're happy fitting them, there is no coding to be done, you just need to decide whether you also want the fog lights.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrek5 View Post
    I didn't see the McGard bolts... I'd have stolen them if I had.

    If you keep buying bits at this rate you'll be able to self build the car.
    The bolts & spacers were delivered to Clare at work so only turned up last night; I'm now glad they did so I don't have to come and pinch them back!
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    Ah damn, should have come along a day later! Where did you get them from, been meaning to get a set myself, but wasn't sure about sizing etc. Although I suppose with the spacers they'd be a different size anyway?
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    They came with the spacers, Andrew at Diesel Tuning UK had an S4 for a brief stint and bought them as you need extended locking bolts for the spacers. £160 all in for spacers / bolts / locking bolts (a couple of months old) & postage was a good deal and I'm really grateful to him for that. Looking at thick end of £250 new.

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    Been to meet Nick at DMC Detailing tonight. I'm a person who buys from people I like, and I don't care how good a person is at their job, if they're insincere, arrogant or pushy I generally walk (unless they are a sole supplier).

    Top guy, took me through the costs, options, top up services etc., so he'll be getting my business. We've provisionally pencilled in last week of May/ first week in June. Settled on CQuartz CQUK sealant as part of an enhancement detail. Shouldn't need any more than that as dealer won't touch the paintwork.

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    Big thanks to Scotty76 for the tip off, another box ticked!
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    Nice one Warren.

    I had mine detailed 6 days after Dealer collection. Spoke to Detailer and he told me to just drive the car for those 6 days and he will take care of all prep etc and for me not to worry about washing the car before he treats it - so that was kinda cool. I do keep on top of keeping my car clean so to be able to drive for a week and know the cleaning would not be down to me that week was cool

    The detail was well worth the expense and nearly 5 months on, I can still see the benefits and the car beads water and shines tremendously, especially after a wash.
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    Agreed. I think start as you mean to go on.

    I'm buying two new buckets, grit guards, mitts and drying towels from him and some reload. I will then take the car to him every 3-4 months to top up (£55), and have full clean once a year.

    I've taken a close look at my Panther S3 today and it's not a pretty sight, it's clean, but it's seriously flawed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Been to meet Nick at DMC Detailing tonight. I'm a person who buys from people I like, and I don't care how good a person is at their job, if they're insincere, arrogant or pushy I generally walk (unless they are a sole supplier).

    Top guy, took me through the costs, options, top up services etc., so he'll be getting my business. We've provisionally pencilled in last week of May/ first week in June. Settled on CQuartz CQUK sealant as part of an enhancement detail. Shouldn't need any more than that as dealer won't touch the paintwork.

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    Big thanks to Scotty76 for the tip off, another box ticked!

    Sounds good mate!

    ...im looking into hotels in Newbury as I type! :-)
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    Nick is a great guy with a good reputation. The CQuartz stuff is very good so your car will be protected for quite a while with it. Should give it an awesome finish too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Agreed. I think start as you mean to go on.

    I'm buying two new buckets, grit guards, mitts and drying towels from him and some reload. I will then take the car to him every 3-4 months to top up (£55), and have full clean once a year.

    I've taken a close look at my Panther S3 today and it's not a pretty sight, it's clean, but it's seriously flawed.

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    The thing is .... I reckon you (and many of us) have very high standards and what you may think is flawed could appear to be fantastic to someone else who does not take the same care and attention as yourself.

    I'm just the same - small things niggle me and I like things to be just so, including looking after my car and how it grates me if the car is not clean, how I clean the car on a weekly basis, even in winter, even with snow on the drive its either in you or its not.

    I'm sure your S3 is in superb general condition, the same as my panther black TTS was when I traded it, but it was also flawed and had swirls etc - but I am sure all of these could have been corrected by a Detailer and brought back to tip top condition.

    Black is a hard but rewarding colour to look after and hard to beat when clean. I thought I was going to have an easier ride with estoril blue but NO ! Yeah you get the same impact as black because its a dark extremely classy shade of blue, but it has ALL of the down sides of black too re water marks, shows swirls, shows dust etc .... but straight after a clean looks amazing and feels worth it then.
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    Fair point. To the untrained eye she looks mint, but get a strong dose of sunlight on her and then look into the paint and its not pretty!

    God I dislike these stop gap wheels, they've took the magic out of the car :-(
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    TBH mate your car does look mint in that picture - gleaming and shiny !

    Have to agree on the wheels though after seeing pics of your car with the rotors - they did transform it.

    Will make someone a great car your part ex S3 for sure
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    and don't worry, you are getting closer and closer to those new AMAZING super sports seats

    Just look at those babies and that ultra luxury interior.

    nearly 5 months on, the quality of the cabin still impresses the hell out of me .....



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    The interior looks awesome Glen. x
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
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    Fair point. To the untrained eye she looks mint, but get a strong dose of sunlight on her and then look into the paint and its not pretty!

    God I dislike these stop gap wheels, they've took the magic out of the car :-(
    Warren, the car is mint, someone going to get an excellent buy. Cant wait for you to get your new car, you off course know the drill, we want at least one pic before you go for a drive, lol. Thems the rules Warren. Lol. x
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snake Pliskin View Post
    and don't worry, you are getting closer and closer to those new AMAZING super sports seats

    Just look at those babies and that ultra luxury interior.

    nearly 5 months on, the quality of the cabin still impresses the hell out of me .....



    Aaaaaarrrggghhh droooool, come to Daddy!

    The lunar / black interior is enough to put a man in a compromised situation, especially if he has a penchant for tight fitting trousers. They are just the best thing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Aaaaaarrrggghhh droooool, come to Daddy!

    The lunar / black interior is enough to put a man in a compromised situation, especially if he has a penchant for tight fitting trousers. They are just the best thing!


    Ha Ha ... they are a work art aren't they.

    Just as good to sit on as they are to look at ... and the leccy adjustment is a real touch of added luxury too !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snake Pliskin View Post
    The thing is .... I reckon you (and many of us) have very high standards and what you may think is flawed could appear to be fantastic to someone else who does not take the same care and attention as yourself.

    I'm just the same - small things niggle me and I like things to be just so, including looking after my car and how it grates me if the car is not clean, how I clean the car on a weekly basis, even in winter, even with snow on the drive its either in you or its not.

    I'm sure your S3 is in superb general condition, the same as my panther black TTS was when I traded it, but it was also flawed and had swirls etc - but I am sure all of these could have been corrected by a Detailer and brought back to tip top condition.

    Black is a hard but rewarding colour to look after and hard to beat when clean. I thought I was going to have an easier ride with estoril blue but NO ! Yeah you get the same impact as black because its a dark extremely classy shade of blue, but it has ALL of the down sides of black too re water marks, shows swirls, shows dust etc .... but straight after a clean looks amazing and feels worth it then.
    It is really funny you should say this, I was discussing the other day how my car is really flawed, covered in swirl marks and basically a disgrace. My mates all thought I was crazy and said it looked really good...oh how mistaken they are!

    I am like you in the sense that every weekend without fail it gets a full wash and interior clean come rain, shine or snow. But god do i regret buying a black car? Yes, yes I do.
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    Black is a pain in the arse, but I love it when it's clean.

    I did clean the car yesterday after the dusty rain, but I can't believe given the weather I'm seeing outside the window that it will be long before it rains again. If you don't look too closely she looks OK at the moment.









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    The post lady brought the precious things from the shop today, real Porker supplier too which given their eBay account didn't suggest this probably means the parts guy is on the fiddle!

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    Nice one mate - about time we had an update on your thread

    Anything else due in the post then ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snake Pliskin View Post

    Anything else due in the post then ?
    Only the car?!!!!

    I was thinking about getting some POR15 for the wheels hubs, but given the price of a pot I'm going to stick with the smooth silver Hammerite I still have in the garage which still looks fine after 3 years on my S3. They wanted nearly £30 for a pot, of which it's unlikely I'll use a 1/4 of it.

    Two pots of 5W-30 oil turned up from EuroCarParts yesterday which I got for £20 a tub, so I also have the oil for an interim oil change at about 5-6k. The worst of the wear happens as the engine beds in, so keeping oil clean in early days should limit any damage.

    Last piece of the jigsaw is actually to get a ECS magnetic sump bung plug, other than that it's now just a 7 week waiting game
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    Quote Originally Posted by warren_S3 View Post
    Only the car?!!!!

    I was thinking about getting some POR15 for the wheels hubs, but given the price of a pot I'm going to stick with the smooth silver Hammerite I still have in the garage which still looks fine after 3 years on my S3. They wanted nearly £30 for a pot, of which it's unlikely I'll use a 1/4 of it.

    Two pots of 5W-30 oil turned up from EuroCarParts yesterday which I got for £20 a tub, so I also have the oil for an interim oil change at about 5-6k. The worst of the wear happens as the engine beds in, so keeping oil clean in early days should limit any damage.

    Last piece of the jigsaw is actually to get a ECS magnetic sump bung plug, other than that it's now just a 7 week waiting game


    Excellent .... you've certainly got everything mapped out

    My miles are so low - I will likely only make 6k by the factory oil change period within 12 months.

    Just 7 weeks to go eh ....... I am sure it will fly by

    Oh the joys of buying a 'stock' car ready to go eh !!!!
    2013 (63) Audi S5 coupe estoril blue black edition

 

 
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