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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Dogtown22, Dec 22, 2012.

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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    Only had this car a week and I must say I'm loving my first Audi. As I work in a paint shop I'm lucky enough to tinker at weekends down the workshop. Ran the mop over her today than a few coats of wax, de badged the rear and painted the chrome grill black. Still got some bits on the car I'm going to respray, bonnet wings and 1 rear quarter. The colour is actually dark blue but looks black in this pic...

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    Looks stunning mate ,
    I need to get mine mopped a lot of small scratches to be fixed ,
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    Cheers fallmonk, there is a few in this tbh, and being a painter it just make things worse as you notice everything haha, I will prob work my way round the whole car after time, the 18's have slowed her down a little, but its all about the look! :)
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    I think that will be the same colour as mine, When polished and in good light it's a lovely colour.

    Looks great but I think in good time a set of sensible lowering springs will set it off !
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    image.jpg Nah not lowering it chris, just got out of a mk4 golf that was on the deck, I like abit of comfort nowadays hehe
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    I used to have a 3.0 Quattro sport in the same colour.

    i had my lowers painted body coloured, you should do this as you work in a body shop. Makes a big difference to the look of the car.
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    Yeah I was toying with the Idea, when you do it day in day out you just wanna go home at night tho :lazy: :)
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    Nah I couldnt cope having a car on it's arse,I do like comfort myself ! I have the factory standard suspension on mine but being the tdi sport it's slightly lower than yours. It's comfortable and smooth. The only aftermarket kit I would entertain fitting would be the Eibach kit which is 30mm lower than standard, 10 mm lower than mine.

    I fitted this kit on my old focus, Fords sell them. Had good ride quality to be honest and there wasnt a huge difference just the ride height was perfect
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    This is a sport mate, wouldnt the suspention be the same??? :)
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    is it ? it looks a lot higher than mine, mine is a 2004 with the later styled coloured bumper splitters and sideskirts. don't know about any suspesnion changes

    I have 18 inch wheels
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    [Dec 22, 2012]
    Yep defo a sport bud, the tyres are 45 profile, so maybe its that and the case of the lowers not being painted that makes it look a little higher??
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    [Dec 23, 2012]
    the tyres are 45 profile on 18inch wheels ? need to be 40 on 18s for these, thats definatly why then ! and would also explain why it feels a little slower on acceleration.

    235/40/18 you want
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    Haha yeah we went through this in another thread a while back, these tyres were on the rims when I bought them, 2x Pirelli and 2 Bridgestone, when it comes to changing them I'll drop the size down to 235 40 ;)
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    [Dec 23, 2012]
    may aswel they're good tyres, not going to get much for them if you sold them as part worns
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