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Alex's Rowdy Red Audi.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Alexx B3, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Alexx B3
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Alright lads , Figured since everyone is asking i'd make a thread , Only had the car half a day but im making some progress ..

    Base spec is

    Sport red SB
    52k
    2.0 tdi
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    Love it really , Just go it taxed and then straight to the remap company

    Now running 185 bhp so happy days
    Also de badged it and tinted the fog lights
    Pics to follow !
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Okk so fresh in the auction hall still !
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Then remap , tint fogs and de badge , Sorry it got dark :(

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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    And one of my fave parts , The rear lights!

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    Next up is an s3 grill , Black mirrors and bottom lip , Some vinyl , And tints!
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    bloody hell mate you work fast. you can help me with mine lol
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Looking SWEET, Fella! I just get a funny feeling that this is going to be a pretty epic build, judging on how long you've had the car (a few hours, lol!) and what you've achieved with it already. Happy days Alex, ENJOY!!! :wub: x
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Car got delivered at 2.30 pm today mate , Remap was booked for 4.30 , tints were ready to go and de badge is easy :D , If only i didn't have to wait for some other parts to end on ebay!

    Love modding this car already hahh.
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    Thankyou although im not a fan yet , Big changes need to happen .. But they will!

    Only problem is im 20 so its not a cheap project for anyone my age lmao , Should have completed everything i want minus air wheels and re trim in the next 2 weeks to so.

    + aren't i sad :D

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    TM S-line SB

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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Get some LED number plate lights on here :icon_thumright:
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    lmfao love it
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Yeah i need some LED rear lights , And some led's for my DLR's , + a set of hids until i buy xeons

    Anyone give me some guidence on what bulbs go where? Links would be great!
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    do a search thru google on LED drls.. there was a group buy not so long ago. bound to be loads of info there.
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    you need to buy washers as well i think
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    I'll do that mate , Just need to know what type bulbs go where :) And if the a3 runs the cabus system for its lights?

    On another note i just got myself a S-Line spoiler

    And ordered all my lamin X

    Just need to find a good window tinter from the north
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    What's with the yellow fogs? Not seen that before.
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    I wouldn't bother with HID's, they'll give u nothing but trouble, re wiper motor issue.

    Also, aftermarket kits are an MOT fail in a few months.

    Get some decent halogen bulbs to put u on til u get ur xenons.

    Oh and, nice blank canvas u got there, I see u got the modding bug already lol

    This forum def gets u spending even more!
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    There are loads on here with yellow fogs! Where u been? Lol :)
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    Haha i've always had the modding bug looking at my old cars :p

    I'm undecided weather i want subtle tint or smoke tint on my rear lights? Smoke would be more black so matching the theme? But i dont want to get subtle and it just be a pointless thing really.

    Pressed plates are now ordered also :D
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    ide say dont do it.
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Tint is fairly dark, depends what look u going for

    Are u thinking about lowering?
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    Think ill just go subtle for both i dont fancy something ott and 40 quid is **** all if i dont like it anyway i guess!

    Haha am i ? Nooo course not ;)

    I'ts getting air and wheels in about 3 months big lad!
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    Good man, look forward to seeing it. :)
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    [Sep 22, 2011]
    Should look ok . Who knows ey!

    On the bulb front guys , My 'DRL'S ' Are pretty **** just a off white yellow colour , Same with my sidelights and headlights.. I've searched abit and everyone says something diffrent ... I've orded some 501 leds and some cabus plate lights but who knows if they will work ! lol

    Is it possible for someone to link me to the most popular ones for each one , Sidelight ,drl, dipped etc? And much needed numberplate

    I'm overwhelmed with audi information at the moment!
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    [Sep 23, 2011]
    Jesus you don't hang around mate. Fair play!

    What's the remap done for your insurance costs? I'm considering a remap in 6 months or so when I get bored of the power it's currently got to offer (at the moment though it's still a massive difference from my old car!)

    I'm a similar age to you at 21 so insurance is the first thing I have to consider before modding my car...
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    [Sep 23, 2011]
    Got any pics of those H7 bulbs in action? I got some Osram nightbreakers a few months back and they are crapola. They are bright enough but they are pretty yellow. I was going to order some Philips Diamond ones but if these are as good then it could save me £20.
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    [Sep 23, 2011]
    I properly need some of those LED rear lights in my life.
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    I will try and get some decent pics up tonight when it goes a bit darker but as i said they are bright white no yellow,how long they last is another thing
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    [Sep 23, 2011]
    Lots get them from Dubmiester

    UK LEGAL PLATES
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    Thanks mate , where you getting the lights from?

    Urm eBay uk pressed legal plates , that's where mine are from 100% legal and you don't need to send documents off like dubmister!

    Thanks very much mate !
    Get some snaps up! I Obviously Want them to be bright in the daytime not just night lol.
    haha I love them !
    Yeah they need documents faxed through, the eBay guys are much easier to deal with !
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    Thanks ordered some from ebay, i dont feel comfortable giving my details to a company i dont know
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    took a few pics now but cant really see how white they are,ill take some more when it goes dark dude

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    [Sep 23, 2011]
    They look mint mate , MILES better than my horrid yellow ones!

    My cars boring and bland ! Needs some life..
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    [Sep 24, 2011]
    You can also see my buisness behind the car :D

    And some of the heap..

    Really think the rear end looks ****! Needs a new diffuser or something? Maybe a full s3 rear..

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    [Sep 24, 2011]
    dont thinnk thats can be chnaged on its own mate (i could be wrong tho) ide do that last anyway look good so far. thanks for the updates
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    [Sep 24, 2011]
    I'm sure theres a silver one not the S3 diffuser that goes straight on the a3's without the seperate bottom lip , I've seen a few at the sales with them .
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    Thats from the shape before you, check it fits first.
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