1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

ASN's Pub

ScottD3 Feb 17, 2011

  1. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    Posts have really slowed down now, i guess it is around lunch time.... hands up who went pub for lunch?
     
  2. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    Question for the A3/S3 owners. Have any of you removed the rubber by the scuttle panel to help get rid of some heat? If so, all of it or some?
     
  3. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    I'm too scared to leave the office without some kind of boat at the moment!!!

    I've removed all of it mate.
     
  4. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    Is it really that bad?

    What is it for exactly? I ask before the other night mine was stationery on the drive for a while so I popped the bonnet and their was loads of heat in that area, and I remember reading that some people had removed part/all of it..
     
  5. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    Nah the rains not that bad but it's quite wet for August!

    I dont know what it's exact purpose is or whether its made any difference at all by removing it. When I had my catch can venting into the engine bay I nearly choked myself by removing the rubber seal but now the can vents to the rear of the car it's fine. You'll also notice how much louder the engine is without the seal.
     
  6. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    Thats your new project Westy, a twin turbo canoe boat which has the same power to weight ratio as a peanut getting shot out of a canon.
     
  7. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    WOOO, more DV noise to go scaring grannies through the high street.
     
  8. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    I've just taken the rubber strip off and left it in the garage incase I want to put it on again at some point. The extra heat escaping should also help defrost your windscreen in the winter :icon_thumright:
     
  9. Dane

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

    4,086
    182
    63
    Mines off too, I always see heat coming out and it makes sense as the heat didn't really have anywhere to go before hand.

    It is more noisey but mine makes enough awesome noises as it is.
     
  10. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    I was thinking of doing the same thing, so that I can put it back on when I get rid of it.. It might not do a lot, but any heat out of my under bonnet oven is a bonus..

    I touched the strip when the car had been stationary for a while and it was more than warm, so the air must be trying to get out..

    Didn't really get a good look at your car at AITP dane, will be good to see it at ADI.
     
  11. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    Go and talk to Prawn about it guys, he will argue till the cows come home about how it wont make any difference ;)
     
  12. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Afternoon guys, what have i missed?
     
  13. Dane

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

    4,086
    182
    63
    Theres not an awful lot to see tbh

    No fancy exhaust mani, no hybrid and kind of too high looking on the new wheels, but I will be there! :)
     
  14. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    Not much Sandra. It's all gone quiet in here!
     
  15. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    That is why you need the GT30..Lot's to look at and talk ballocks about :thumbsup:

    Mine is still on standard shocks and springs (don't look so disappointed), I'm unsure whether to rock the 18's again, or stick on the 17's...

    And with regards to the 'Prawn' thing, within reason, any heat out of the engine bay is good, surely
     
  16. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Lol, maybe everyone is having a long lunch in the other pub.
     
  17. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    I'm in agreement with you. Prawn says that noting really will escape when the car is moving due to negative pressure but it definitely escapes when at a standstill as you can see the heat waves rising.
     
  18. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    yeah, i'm not so bothered about when it's moving as it's got more air going to it anyway..
     
  19. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    We are trying to get to the 10,000th post today.
     
  20. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Really, who is the favourite to get that post?
     
  21. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    Ads was first, but Scott is also in the running but there's talk of s3girl taking the title
     
  22. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    Ads is pretty confident, as is Damo and Scott'll probably get post 10,001
     
  23. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Ok. It my not happen today at this rate, lol
     
  24. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    O u look back Sandra u will see some strong attempts to get
    To 10,000, especially with one worded posts
     
  25. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Lol, i just did.
     
  26. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    One of the newbies made a good point, we're in a pub and no-one knows what everyone else likes to drink.

    Social - Pint of Carling/Fosters/Grolsch(SP)/Sol/Estrella Levante

    To get messy - Sambuca/Copius amounts of jagerbombs/double JD + Coke

    Other (relaxed) - Guiness, Soco + lemonade
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  27. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Good point reesy.
    I like tequila sunrise or margarita.
    I also like the red aftershock.
     
  28. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    Fosters, Krony. Vodka & Coke, Rum & Coke. If I want to get messy, Sambuca or Jager Bombs :puke:
     
  29. Jay A3

    Jay A3 #because Racecar Team Daytona Audi A3 Manual

    2,130
    356
    83
    Jamison n coke also don't mind a few shots of goldschlager!
     
  30. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

    10,110
    736
    38
    Social & messy & other, = a good dousing of russian standard and tuborgs......and the odd bottle of wine
     
  31. smudge_don

    smudge_don Active Member

    2,944
    11
    38
    Tequila is the one!!!

    Or a nice crisp beer, my mum just bought me 3 crates of Carlsberg Export for no reason.....win!!
     
  32. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    Sambuca is a bad one for me, but I have been known to consume between 15 - 18 jager bombs in a night!

    I have heard good/bad (depending on how you view it) things about goldschlager.. Meant to be quite good at getting you 'on your way'
     
  33. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

    10,110
    736
    38
    Lol at reesy...Malibu & coke...:haudrauf:
     
  34. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    27,301
    10,262
    113
    Have you guys checked out the you tube links with boy on his bike.
     
  35. Dane

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

    4,086
    182
    63
    lol
    Sambuca, No
    Jager, No
    Absinthe, No

    I honestly can't even put the stuff in my mouth or I throw up, too many a night spent banjaxed on that lot (shudders)

    Proper cider or Proper beer ftw!
     
  36. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    My mate got me into it on holiday... I thought that would spark a response :ermm:
     
  37. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

    17,443
    1,105
    113
    Where's that picture of Kenneth Williams again lol
     
  38. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    I haven't touched sambuca since a heavy session in Ibiza at the end of June. After some :puke2:ing, I decided we should have a break!
     
  39. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

    3,640
    148
    63
    I have retracted my statement and changed it to another personal favorite. :lmfao:

    The only reason I mentioned that was to get the posts flowing, I am allergic to coconut :ninja:
     
  40. Dane

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

    4,086
    182
    63
    I have also been known to dabble in a dark rum and coke as well as poncy lager such as Birra Morreti and Pilsner Urquell
     

Share This Page