My S3, slow start but the addiction is starting...
Righty then, I have fixed my misfire problem and fans! Horrraayy!!
I'd like to say thanks to Tuffty for his little write up on the fuse box, I was worrying about something expensive!
Coilpacks and plugs solved my misfire issue, managed to blag trade price from my local motor factors :D
Had a look at my drivers window (doesn't go down), it appears the cable has chaffed through and snapped, you can hear the relay in the regulator going, but does not wind the motor.
Got an intermittent 'Faulty Brake Light Warning' come on, its the rear left brake light.. Sometimes works, sometimes doesn't.. Any thoughts? Bad earth?
Thoroughly loving the car at the moment!
I can see the addiction starting..! Payday cannot come quick enough!
When I had it up on the ramps at work, I noticed it is still running the SMIC's.. Which shocked me at what the 'claimed' power is for the car, will have to get it over to JBS for a rolling road test to see how much BS the trade guy was talking..
So.. I have been reading around, I have seen the AH Fabs and Forge coolers mentioned. Apparently this car has a K04 hybrid, MTM 325 kit (Exhaust Mani, Downpipes, Cats, Milltek Resonated, Bigger Injectors, uprated hoses and DV).. Kinda shocked me when I saw the SMIC's.. They must be restricting it somewhat?
Just after suggestions should this car have 'near the claimed' power output, is there certain size inlet/outlet bore sizes to look for?
Would any of you recommend an induction kit, or should I go with an uprated panel filter?
I'll try and get it booked in for a test after payday.
I think I will strip the inlet at some point, give it all a good clean and replace any tired components. Got transmission, diffs and haldex oil to change in the next few weeks.
Got an ever so slight oil leak (just looking damp at the moment, no oil drops on the drive) from what looks like the rear output shaft seal from the transfer box to the rear axle. Any experience in changing this seal, or any other faults to look for?
Contacted Audi today about a possible corrosion warranty, hoping to hear back from them tomorrow.
I don't think the car has had much love from its previous owner :(
Will keep you posted! :D