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£300 for a few MODS Suggestions please

hoban81 Dec 21, 2010

  1. hoban81

    hoban81 Member

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    Hi all I have a bog standard 2001 A3 1.8 T bit skint at the moment but do have £300 for some performance upgrades.

    Engine mods or some newer wheels as they would be lighter.

    I'm not interested in ICE of spoilers.

    Any thoughts much appreciated.
     
  2. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    remap - 200ISH bhp, job done
     
  3. dany2k

    dany2k Member

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    exactly what quattro1's just said: maybe a forge diverter valve just to spend another £83.00. Then £17.00 to buy some quality racing air-freshners.
     
  4. JS1500

    JS1500 Howdy

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    Custom-Code Phase 1 remap is (or was) £312. This will be the best bang for buck.

    R-Tech are cheaper and very good if you're close enough to them.
     
  5. JS1500

    JS1500 Howdy

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    LOL
     
  6. hoban81

    hoban81 Member

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    Cheers all, was thinking might as well go the Re-map way, but I'm in Manchester heard good things about R-tec but is abit far anyone.

    Know of anywhere closer.
     
  7. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    lol air freshners, i hear they give more torque
     
  8. hoban81

    hoban81 Member

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    Pinapple fresssssssssssssssssssssssssssssh
     
  9. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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    Go faster stripes! + 15BHP increase guaranteed

    On a serious note, get some coilovers and deck it!! ;)
     
  10. quattro1

    quattro1 Member

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    yeh it sorta depends weather u want to pick up speed on the straights or to go round corners better, you can get coilies for FWD a3's for about 200 quid on ebay and will help handling no end, then you would have enough money left over to buy one of these little bad boys! Fake Blow Off Valve Turbo Sound Whistler BOV Exhaust on eBay (end time 25-Dec-10 12:24:52 GMT)


    cause everyone knows thats where the real power can be had!! lol

    but yeah, the left over cash you'll have could almost get you a front mount intercooler, or a forge TIP, you could get all the parts for stage 2 before you go for a remap, and i just thought, what engine have you got?
     
  11. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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  12. quattro1

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    you put it on your exhaust, add fairy dust.....magic happens and then it falls off and goes through someones windscreen when your going down the motorway :salute:
     
  13. hoban81

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  14. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    badger 5 TIP c. £160 - I gained 25+bhp
     
  15. DaveA3

    DaveA3 Audi A-Trizzle!

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    good luck with a 3" tip on an AGU. The spacing is **** and the forge one only just about fit with me cutting off 2cm. dunno what its like on the AUM.

    revo still doing that £200 remap offer? since they have em all ove the country its probably the best for him. or maybe that JBS deal forge 007p, panel filter and remap for £350 was it? worth a pop also
     
  16. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    The 3" tip wont fit on the ko3
     
  17. finesse

    finesse Active Member VCDS Map User

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    remap and an airfilter
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2010
  18. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Sorry chaps 'Must read post properly :keule:
     
  19. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    :slap:

    lol.
     
  20. hoban81

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    Thanks all Looks like a remap anybody recommed a place within 50 miles of Manchester.
     
  21. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Awesome gti
     
  22. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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    same with dave on that! i've used them in the past, been superb!
     
  23. takworldwide

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    I'd go with rtech pal, i live in manchester and i took the lump down to see nick and ben at rtech. well impressed with the service and remap. then you can have a smile on your face on the way back.
     
  24. jdas03

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    Another vote for R-tech here, getting great praise on here from all who have been to them regardless of the travel, and they will come to you and do it within a certain area for a fee (maybe not as far as you) ??
     
  25. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    im starting to be swayed by r-techs reputation.
     
  26. JBS Sales

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    Remap is definately the best way to go!!

    We are offering some great deals at the moment, with the package deals on the link below:-
    Phase 1 Remap Package Deal: 1.8 20v T DBW - JBS

    These include the Custom-Code Phase 1 software, Green Cotton Panel Filter and Forge 007P, saving £192 over retail prices!!

    Like wise the Custom-Code phase 1 software is now coming in at £305.90, however if your interested I am sure I can sort a good price for forum members!!

    Any questions or queries please feel free to give me a shout 01246 455 005.

    Look forward to hearing from you,

    Seb Hampson
    Parts/Sales Advisor.
     

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