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    My A4 Build Thread........

    Right, I've been a member of ASN for around 18months and thought it about time that i do a proper build thread. Although its not as extensive and expensive as some on here (saving for a deposit puts pay to that)
    I bought the car as a sensible run around (previous car was a CupraR running 270bhp) as i needed a more eco car as i changed location of work and am doing over 600miles per week in it. I have owned the car for around 18months and covered over 65,000miles with only a few minor issues.

    My Car as i bought it:
    Audi A4 B7 2.0TDi (140) Sline.



    First up for a remap at AMD essex



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    I bought a meg's DA polisher and here are the results of my first attempt:
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    I then bought some hammerite from halfords and painted the front calipers:



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    Headlight bulb blew so bought these:







    Then my heater matrix packed up at just the wrong time:


    So had to resort to temp heater from the 12v socket, brrrrrrrr !!!



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    Car passed 100,000miles.
    So gave the engine bay a good detail:




    Then bought some new boots all round as were very very low on thread with MOT appoaching:






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    And that bring us on to today:
    Bought some Led side lights and fitted them

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    And finally added a few stickers to brighten it up alittle (i know these won't be to everyone's taste, and the probably won't last long eithr, but just abit of fun really)




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    As i say, most of my money is spent on Diesel to get myself to and from work, and maintence keeper the beast running, but hopefully in the next couple of months i can start moving things on at a faster pace, with lots of inspiration coming from you guys on here:

    My plans are:
    Wrap the chrome to gloss black
    Lower on 30mm springs
    Speacers from and rear
    Wheel refurb (undecided on colour)

    Thanks for reading, all comments welcome.
    Cheers......................

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    looking good
    i would ditch the stickers tho

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    Stickers look nice, only not on the saloon but on the avant!
    Things to do: Lower on coilovers, spacers, front end respray and a full correctional detail!

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    Where did you get all your stickers from mate? i want some myself.

    looks good, very clean!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Triple.O.G View Post
    Where did you get all your stickers from mate? i want some myself.

    looks good, very clean!
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    Wheelwhores come from the Wheelwhores forum, Pistonheads come from the pistonheads forum, some came from tongemotorsport, and alot of searching on ebay etc. They are out there if your willing to look around, i'll try and find the links later when i get in from work.

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    As i say, the stickers won't be to everyones taste, but atm i'm liking them as they bring alittle bit of fun and colour to the Dirty Diesel. But for how long i like them i don't know, haha.

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    Looks good made, loving the change the DA and the bay clean made!

    Quick suggestion for future pic whoring reference though mate, use the colour selector to select the same white as you're number plate, then use that to blank you're plate rather than a scribble of black lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam W View Post
    Looks good made, loving the change the DA and the bay clean made!

    Quick suggestion for future pic whoring reference though mate, use the colour selector to select the same white as you're number plate, then use that to blank you're plate rather than a scribble of black lol
    Yeah i was well pleased with the results of my first attempt with the DA, that was at the end of last summer, have ordered some better polish and pads and will be attacking it again, as winter has defo taken it toll on the paintwork again.

    Sounds like you are a perfectionist mate. Duely noted about the blanking of number plate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triple.O.G View Post
    Where did you get all your stickers from mate? i want some myself.

    looks good, very clean!
    +1 - Let us know if you get any links.

    Cheers


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibis Edition View Post
    +1 - Let us know if you get any links.

    Cheers
    I'll post the links ASAP, hopefully tonight

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    As requested, links to stickers:
    Stickers
    wheel whores sticker | eBay UK
    PistonHeads Shop > Stickers
    shocker sticker | eBay UK

    Other than that, i just done a google search for VAG stickers and loads of sites came up, have a search around and see what ones suit you.

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    I'm most impressed with the range showing 870 miles!!!!!! Have you fitted an extra fuel tank aswell?????
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    I'm not a complete perfectionist.....but I'm getting that way lol

    Have thought of a cheap mod for you though, would suggest the battery cover and rs4 screen wash / power steering cover.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJM1982 View Post
    As requested, links to stickers:
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    wheel whores sticker | eBay UK
    PistonHeads Shop > Stickers
    shocker sticker | eBay UK

    Other than that, i just done a google search for VAG stickers and loads of sites came up, have a search around and see what ones suit you.
    Nice one thanks mate, will have a look at these now!
    Mafia black 2007 A4 S-line 2.0Tdi - RNSE - Bluetooth - MFSW - GSM phone prep - Privacy glass all round - Cupra R splitter - Black Grill, surround and fog surrounds - 12" sub and 1200 watt JBL Amp - AP Coilovers - 19" RS6 Alloys - 6mm f & 15mm r spacers - Carbon wrapped interior - Blue LED dials - Ambient Lighting - Cruise Control - HID's - LED side lights - mapped to 185bhp / 380nm - Twin exit exhaust - RS6 style DRLs


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    Good cleaning job, would lose those stickers though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rowdyboy View Post
    I'm most impressed with the range showing 870 miles!!!!!! Have you fitted an extra fuel tank aswell?????
    This is after the remap and after a fill, and went straight into the roadworks on the m1, doing a steady 50mph all the way down. I would never get that, my best miles per tank is 724

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam W View Post
    I'm not a complete perfectionist.....but I'm getting that way lol

    Have thought of a cheap mod for you though, would suggest the battery cover and rs4 screen wash / power steering cover.
    I have the part numbers for these and they are on my 'to buy' list. Which is growing by the day, but so far the house deposit is taking up all my money, grrrrr !!

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    I've just purchased the 'Dublife' pink sticker but it's only just come to me. Can they be used internally?


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    The ones i have are all external mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJM1982 View Post
    The ones i have are all external mate.
    Damn! Want to fit them internally, could they be fitted that way?

    Thanks for the links as well, appreciate it


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    the one i bought can't be fitted internally unless you only want them readable from the inside, might be worth contacted the company to see if that can produce and internal sticker for you.

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    Ok thanks!


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