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Back in Love with my Audi - thanks to Nigel!

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    Even though my A3 has proved to be excellent, I've recently found myself involuntarily on the autotrader website looking for a new car. I rarely keep a car as long as a year, and I've had the Audi 18 months so she was on borrowed time!

    But after a makeover yesterday from Nigel (NHN), the car's had a stay of execution! Now with a smart leather interior, lighting pack, centre armrest, aluminium trims, new gearknob, a fixed glovebox and most importantly an extinguished air-bag warning light, it feels like a new car! Well pleased with it, and the service and skill from Nigel was superb; top-drawer workmanship and attention to detail, and a really decent bloke too.

    So back in love with the motor thanks to ASN's answer to Relate - NHN! :beerchug:
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    Nigel strikes again :p

    Glad you're back in love with your car!!
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    Nigel is THE MAN.
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    Is there nothing this man cant do ?:yes:
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    I want to have his babies.
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    :lmfao: class!
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    nigel the legend
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    hahahaha thats awesome some real love going on there :wub:
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    Thats fine. I am his agent now and we have a window at 6 O'clock tomorrow. We operate an artificial insemination program so if you could bring your JimJams, some strong pain killers and a funnel we should have you knocked up by 8.30 pm.
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    funnel...!? that sounds painful, count me out :undwech:
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    very soon i'll be in touch with this Mr Nigel...once i get my new car!!

    He's known to be somewhat of a top dog around here! not surprised at all

    got any pics dude? :p
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    Haha this thread is brilliant!
    Some serious love for the man himself :p
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    all for good reason he is the legend that is nigel :wub:
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    Nige is a very good friend of mine, I love him dearly.
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    we all love nigel :)
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    Ads failed to keep his appointment so rather than waste "it" we artificially inseminated the office hamster which was excellent as he has now repaired his wheel and fitted an auto dim mirror in his cage. :)

    Please note: Clients should wait a week and then check themselves for VCDS or any other sexually transmitted diseases.
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    I think you might find i love him a tiny bit more :)
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    You my friend, are indeed very much welcome, was an absolute pleasure, to 1st meet you & 2nd to get your car sorted out, after being messed about by a seller & let down, it was only fitting we got you all setup correctly, you were extremely polite, supplied plenty of my lifeblood Tea, lunch, fantastic lovely family member dog & a lovely partner, was very much a great sunday, thoroughly enjoyed myself tbh.

    Fixing the broken alum trims fixings was very satisfying tbh as I know these are expensive to replace, armrest went in well after me forgetting my socket set, whoops, lol, neighbours are great huh :p

    Car looks allot better & drives well too, good days work for all & thankyou very much for the kind words, I'm glad to see you smiling from cheek to cheek fella, cause when I arrived & you had that lot to sort you wernt like that for sure, so its good to see the work has made someone happy to use there car again :)

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    I try my best :)

    Damn Paddy, shed load mate unfortunately, not enough years in our lives to do what I want to do lmfao.

    Stand in line, remember my missus is italian, so you're already fubar'd lol

    Thanks man, appreciated, I actually get enjoyment out of seeing people happy with there cars again.

    LMFAO you crack me up man, every time, lmfao

    No worries, give me a shout when you want mate & I'll try to accomodate :)

    Yeah I'm most appreciative of any feedback tbh, this is very nice of you guys, thanks very much :)

    He is indeed, top banana Nathan is :)

    :thumbsup:

    He will get a failed appointment charge anyway lmfao

    LMFAO
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    Sorry guys hes more my mate! He is indeed a top bloke, I respect him loads and hes a very good friend to us both. He can even change a nappy and is an excellent pillow!!!!!
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    Oh what would you know !!! this is a man thing :lmfao:
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    That sounds a tad dodgy tbh sarah, missus may not like that lmfao
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    lol, I meant for Issy you plum! She spent most of the first few months asleep on you!!!!!
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    :nyah:what you saying!!!! Im one of you lol
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    Glad we got that straight before N8 found out and got all jealous :)
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    lol, ah N8s got a special place in Niges heart!! But hes too tall to use Nige as a pillow!
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    nige the man for mod's :icon_thumright:
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    Ah damn I was hoping to relive my youth with you lmfao
    Listen, trust me, she's a woman & yes they are real lmfao
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    i think we need some pics of said work!!
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    Yea, i think she got the wrong end of the stick :) I know she 's a woman....Thats why she cant possibly love you in the Special way we do! :) its a man thing..ask Ads and Nat :)
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    +1 pics pics pics pics
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    TBH guys its more of the back office work I did to fix somethings, mostly areas you wouldnt see where the work was done, but I'm sure if Danny has time he will post something up, shame we didnt do before, during & after, but alas was a sunday afterall lol.
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    Ok, 1st go at uploading pics...
    As Nigel says, the trickiest work is invisible, wiring, coding, repairing and the rest.
    The pics don't do it justice but they were taken on my phone. Can't see my illuminated door pulls!

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    Looks good mate, well done
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    S3 interior as well - nice!
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    I have a perforated leather version of that steering wheel for sale. It looks so much better than the 4 spoke square thing they fitted later . no one seems to want it.
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    Got a pic you can show me paddy, if it goes with my new gearknob, I know a chap who could fit it for me lol!
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    i bet nigel was tempted to fit an rnse while he was at it :laugh:

    lovely work mate...now swap your steering wheel to the one Paddy is selling and it will finish the interior upgrade i think.

    the seats looks top!
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    He would have if he was getting paid :laugh:
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    :) its not really bashed on the sides, its just my photo cropping :)

    One point is its got paddles. You are limited with what you can fit on the early A3 because of the single stage airbag
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    lol, I get the wrong end alot, must be because i'm upside down now lol!!! Good 'ole Nige, he has so much man love. Hey Nige, you found me a FBMFSW yet??? lol
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