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Back With Another 8L :) - For the 3rd Time :D

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3 HODGE, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Hello all,

    Sold my A3 a while back, ended up with a Mk1 GTi... Then today I swapped the Mk1 for a Black S3 :yum: (Think Im Hooked?)

    Will get some pictures up asap.

    I do have a problem with the speakers which id like to pick your brains about...
    Seems that only the front door speakers work? The Rear door speakers/Sub arent working? CD Player settings are set to 50/50? Any suggestions would be great.

    Thanks,
    Adam
     
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  3. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Welcome back (again) Pal!
     
  4. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Just can't stay away mate can you. Pics...
     
  5. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    I see your Mk1 on E38 was a lovely car if I had the space I would of loved it!
     
  6. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Thanks Hoggy,

    I will regret it :( Watching it drive down the road, looked awesome haha!
     
  7. Welly

    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    8Ls.... A world of pain. But a world of love.

    :thumbsup:
     
  8. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member
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    Do we love the 8L S3 as the lows are LOW making the highs... HIGH?
    When i drive mine all is good in the world.
    Something goes tits up.... END OF THE WORLD !
     
  9. sam4191

    sam4191 If In doubt, Flat out!

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    You gone for it then! Very envious now! Look forward to seeing it!:w00t:
     
  10. Dansmith

    Dansmith Member

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    Hummm where you driving around in it around ferndown earlier... I may have spotted you
     
  11. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Ermm I met the person at Hurn airport so it might of been him you spotted? haha.
     
  12. dany2k

    dany2k Member

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    back to topic, is it an aftermarket head unit? if so, a £10 iso plug from an independent audio centre will do the trick!
     
  13. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    Your a nutter mate, perhapsyou'lk stick with this one.

    With reference to your stereo could it be a problem with the amps, if its non-bose, the rears and subs are amped and the front are off the HU. Im ripping out my bose system at the moment if you need anything...
     
  14. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Thanks for the advice dude, I did find some info on the search but wanted to know which one and were from?
    Sony headunit by the way,
    Adam
     
  15. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Maybe, Ive still got the Bora but it never gets used, undecided on what to do with that to be honest.
    Gixxers just come back from the insureance company (Still in bits :( )... done £2025 of damage, Didnt I do well! haha.

    Thanks for the offer mate, ill let you know if I need anything!

    Adam
     
  16. aidank1981

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    Ye i miss da S3... always wanted an S4 when i had one though so avoided the temptation of buying another....
    one day maybe! S4 engine/running gear in an S3 would be ideal....
     
  17. dany2k

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    hi adam, im over in blackburn, lancs: the shop i got it from is called in car hifi. if you pop down to any car audio store andjust explain the situation: 'just got a new head unit and now only my front speakers work' theyll know exactly what u mean.

    danny
     
  18. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

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    haha, oh dear. That was a damn good bike too...
     
  19. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Havent been active for a couple of weeks....

    Thanks for the replys, loving it I have to admit!

    Managed give her a good detail and the paints popped out really well ;)
    Fitted some little bits like LED Number plate bulbs, Clear indicator bulbs etc etc
    also fitted a Mk2 Scirocco rear wiper :) (Fitted after pictures)

    Let me know what you all think :)

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    Thanks,
    Adam.
     
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    that must have been one nice golf! i had no sound and the remote cable needed connecting (blue) to power the amp. may be that.
     
  21. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Looks spot on there mate.
     
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  23. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Ad, why have you gone for the slowest colour? (looks swwweeettt by the way) ;)
     
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    dont kidding me, folks! ANY QUESTIONS???
     
  25. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Looks spot on mate, glad you've got the fastest colour :).

    Pics of the rear wiper please.
     
  26. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Thanks Guys ;)

    Pics of Wiper ill upload tomorrow if I get the chance. Looks nice but a little small... Never use it so it doesnt bother me haha.

    Nilz, Noggy use to be the fastest colour.... But black is now the fastest ive heard :p
     
  27. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    Very nice!
    Is your bora gunna be inside at Ultimate Dubs again this year mate?
     
  28. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Thanks mate, Yea been accepted, so if ive still got it by then the Bora will be in there :) With maybe a few new touches ;)
     
  29. gavin89

    gavin89 Wana go Low gotta go Slow

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    Cars looks stunning mate! Nice chatting to u also at the Tidy meet.
    Haven't seen your Bora in the skin, might have to go UD this year :D
     
  30. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Nice to chat aswell mate.
    Yea She only comes out on special occations haha!
     
  31. Dansmith

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    Noggy is still the fastest...

    I need to book my car in with you guys at somepoint to get the down pipe put back on my car and maybe one of bill's new tips... :-D

    need to stop spending all my money on ski trips first mind...
     
  32. finesse

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    I want those RSTT alloys

    sell them :):)
     
  33. DaveA3

    DaveA3 Audi A-Trizzle!

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    do u own that brown bora with the wide arch kit? im at work so cant see if its in any pictures.

    also welcome back
     
  34. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    Its had an arch pull but not a widearch. Its the brown Bora on Porka 997 Turbos ;)

    Haha, were you going too? Hope your a Boarder! Skiers are gay :p
     
  35. Dansmith

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    Naa I'm a prick on sticks not a gay on a tray! lol just got back from Morzine and may be of to Serre chavalier (how ever u spell it) in 2 weeks. I work selling ski gear and get good deals :)
     
  36. S3 HODGE

    S3 HODGE Brown passenger seat.

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    GAY! haha. Off to Avoriaz for 2 weeks at the end of the month <3 Whats the snow like out there at the moment? Heard it was poo?
     
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    Snow is ***** out there! Avoriaz is just above morzine, it snowed after we left then it rained AGAIN... If they do get snow be careful of the off piste... there is a stupidly unstable snow pack out there.
     

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