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    A week into cabriolet ownership

    Thought i'd share the progress of my cab as its moving at quite a pace

    Collected from the dealer last Monday (20/05)



    Tuesday it was in with Sunset VW for a full going over to make sure theres no hidden nasty's

    Stereo fitted Wednesday, came with the concept headunit which I really didnt like as limited functionality


    Wheel fitted Thursday, only got 1 fitted then realised I had been sent the wrong offset so had a mad dash to found some 5mm spacers after work on Friday


    Wheels finally on Friday


    Trip upto PSI tuning on Saturday to get coilovers fitted and geo setup, used AP coilovers, will adjust ride height after they've settled



    A day of today!

    And tomorrow get the Dubstop imports grill on and Cupra R splitter



    Its been a manic few days but im the sort of person who doesnt like to hang about!

    a few more things planned over the coming week so will update next weekend

    thanks for looking
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    Looks nice fella. Have to admit I've been doing stuff on my cab since I got it. It's very addictive.
    Id recommend the SmartTOP unit to be able to open the hood remotely and with one touch. Great toy!!!

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    Thanks Steve

    where can you get one of those in England?

    ive seen the videos on YouTube and its impressive

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    The car is looking excellent. Once you start down the modding road, it goes on and on. x
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    Well done....been a busy week for ya! Great timing for buying a Cab too ....hopefully we will all get a good Summer!
    Well done....don't stop the modding! hehehe

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    Thanks!

    very true about the modding. Case in point. My old avant b6

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctrsam View Post
    Thanks!

    very true about the modding. Case in point. My old avant b6
    Aye, that's look really sweet....my favourite colour too....so you have form then? hehe

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    looking good.

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    Thanks Bez

    modding is a disease without any cure!

    im trying to limit myself as I'm using it daily.

    Got an S line steering going in Tuesday to get rid of the 4 spoke, really puts me of driving it lol.

    Brushed mirror covers
    remap
    possibly big brakes dependant on budget

    then, I'm happy...
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    i hate the 4 spoke

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    Such an eyesore!

    would love a flat bottom but can't justify 250 over an s line

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    Looking good, had mine for nearly three years now and still enjoying ownership as much as day one.


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    Looks very nice mate, iv just brought a cab, and have started doing things already! How much did you get your grill for? And where from?

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    Marco direct from dubstops American website

    but got stung on import taxes so worked at around 200

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    I'll be honest, I think those wheels are a little busy for that Cab tbh, just opinion, but maybe if they were toned down a bit it may suit better.

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    Thanks for your honest opinion

    the wheels weren't really my first choice but the ones I wanted are out of stock for 8 to 10 weeks so these are an interim solution, I can gauge from this setup that I Definetly need narrower tyres and a lower offset
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    Grill and splitter on


    Unsure about which headlights to go with

    oem xenon
    chrome drl
    black drl

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    Also debadged the rear

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    oem xenon

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctrsam View Post
    Grill and splitter on


    Unsure about which headlights to go with

    oem xenon
    chrome drl
    black drl
    Same grill as mine...but I went for a new chrome rings....just think it looks a wee bit too anonymous with the black rings, and I think chrome rings would match your front windscreen pillars better inho.

    Doing well though.

    Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by ctrsam View Post
    Thanks Steve

    where can you get one of those in England?

    ive seen the videos on YouTube and its impressive


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    Ideally I would have reused the oem grill badge but shame it won't come out if grill. Need to find a chrome one and get my mirror covers on as well

    Thanks for the link Steve, Definetly be ordering one of those

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    Quote Originally Posted by ctrsam View Post
    Ideally I would have reused the oem grill badge but shame it won't come out if grill.
    It can come out but there's a good chance you will break most of the lugs on it. Original Audi rings are less than 20quid ( 12 quid here in Sweden ) and it's an exact fit as you can imagine....and it's a nice vibe to stick a new one in too!

    Cheers
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    Thanks Allan

    i might wait until I've secured some headlights then do it all at once, want to add a few touches to the interior to make it look smarter with roof down

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    Finished work early today and nipped upto Tideswell to pay for and get my steering wheel fitted, so glad to get rid of the 4 spoke

    Fitted by an enthusiast called Matt, his A5




    Steering in


    Filthy car after the B road trip



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    your cars looking good.... and i love them blue wheels on your mates car!!!!

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    Much appreciated

    The A5 is a beast, also has full leather interior matching the wheel colour with winged rs4 recaros

 

 

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