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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Buzzer, Jan 26, 2012.

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    As the title says, post up a picture of the car you liked the MOST before you got your S3/audi
    I'll start off. 1998 JDM sti impreza. It was minded liked like a baby and no expense spared, from coilovers,straight through
    exhaust,Apexi FC etc, even flew a mapper over from scotland to do a moving road map(genius call Andy Forest)
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    I still miss its 330bhp and 340nm of torque hehe
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    My loved and much missed Golf VR6, I loved this car, The final stage of is build was nowhere near long enough,
    A combination of a dirty road and some idiot pulling out without looking in his mirror ended the cars ( and very nearly my) life,
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    My Corsa GSi.

    Blood sweat and tears went into this over five/six years. Only bought the S3 as I wanted something more grown up to use as a daily drive.

    Couple of months before it was about to get the 2L pulled out for a turbo motor it got towed off the drive and never seen again.

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    love the sound of them VR6s,savage.
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    My precious, beautiful, perfect 205 GTI :(

    I've had 40+ cars in 4 years, but this was the only one I never wanted to sell. Given the choice I'd swap it back for my A3 in a heartbeat with no questions asked.

    The day Prawn and I picked him up -

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    The day we departed company :(

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    With the 'charger on it sounded great ,
    Confused the hell out of so many people
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    For some reason I feel an urge to say my GTi, but I'm going to stick with my Stage 2 Mk1 Leon Cupra R
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    We need pictures, we are men after all!!!!
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    Have to put them up tomorrow as I don't have my photos with me ( back at OEM on laptop)!
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    OK, haven't got S3 as needed the room, but thought I'd share my favourate, 400Bhp of fun :)
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    Nice Supra, still holding decent money for the turbos..
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    My 356 Speedster, and I still have her to play with on sunny days :thumbsup:

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    In fact I delayed buying my S3 by 3 years to get the Speedster first, so from that you can work out that my S3 is only #2 in my car list.
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    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Iv not got an s3 :( but heres my best car pre a3 1.8t, 18years old when i owned this 1.4 105+ atomix, i thought i was the nads :D sounded quite nice with the big foam pipercross i had on it for a 1.4 :thumbs[​IMG]
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    Thanks, very rare color, Awesome car, miss it loads (apart from the fuel bills. ..)
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    My Mk2 Golf GTi, only have old pics, but I will try scanning some and putting them up, would defo have another one!!
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    My previous steed, got rid last May.
    Dreamscience remap to 275bhp, and a nice 5 pot growl through a Magnex resonated cat back.
    If money were no object I would still have it (18-22mpg).

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    [Jan 26, 2012]
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    Ok so its not a turbo model, but certainly had the looks and the sound track! :)
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    loving that car, wouldnt be seen dead in a S3 if i had that speedster!!!!
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    Would that be Andy Forest from Edinburgh?
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    Sold my Impreza RA to buy the S3,worse thing I ever did to be honest, OK so I don't have to use ear defenders and I have leather seats but it's just soooo boring.

    Impreza had launch control, antilag, adj centre diff, Andy Forrest mapped, huge brakes and lots of other nice bits.



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    I could do this for days but most of the pics of my old cars are actually not digital format :(
    Will have to scan them all in one day
    But Heres a couple
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    1.8t quattro

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    1of the 3 g60 corrado's I've owned
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    my baby i still miss the smile she put on my face and still havent been in anything faster my great subaru impreza type ra !!

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    OK, here is my 2005 Cupra R!

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    Without hesitation my 335D M Sport. Chipped and immaculate. 360 hp 640 Nm. Loved that car. Have I made a mistake? Remains to be seen......

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    My 2008 Honda S2000 GT

    I really miss this car, but it broke my heart keeping it in tip top condition whilst being my daily driver. I'll def get another one. I like my S3 but it's just a machine. The S2000 definately had a soul :(

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    At the Evo Triangle with 42 other S2000s.

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    i haven't really had a decent car before my A3 1.8t.. only owned 3 cars so far including this:p

    before the audi i had a Escort 1.8 gti - removed egr valve. 2ltr throttle bodie & maf sensor, pipercross cone filter, black diamond race clutch, Omex clubman rev limiter with launch control. 4-2-1 manifold with straight pipe to a magnex backbox, lowered 35mm on pi suspension, leather seats, OMP corsica deep dish steering wheel & sparco harness's for when the back seats were out.

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    & before that i had a black chavvy saxo VTR - 4-2-1 manifold, powerflow straight through, Gaz fully adjustable suspension & a few other bits

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    Most fun cars I had before were my pulsar gtir, renault gt turbo, volvo c70 t5, golf gti track car

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    coatesy poking badgers with spoons

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    aww man look at every one awesome previous cars, i had a rover 25 1.4 did nothing to it other than blow it up then i bought my a3 lol
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    My Mk1 golf, though technically I still have it but it's a lot less car like now :(

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    These are my 2 previous cars, equally my favourite.

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    A 110 gttdi golf, chipped, lowered with eibach dampers and springs and rolling on tt comps. Was a nice car for my age, great on fuel and admired by many as it was proper clean. The only time it let me down was when the engine try escaping because some pillock didn't correctly tighten up the upper engine mount bolts and they sheered in the block. The car went to my brother, then a mate bought it and still has it!

    I then downgraded to the gti6 to free up a bit of money, but this turned out to be a wicked car, bought it with already sorted suspension, and it really was well sorted, the closest thing to a go kart iv even owned. Wasn't bad on fuel either. Kept it for a year and sold it to buy a van
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    This:

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    I still own it and will do for as long as financially possible. It's just outstanding too drive. This is one of my fave pics of it (or part of it):

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    Love these in Miami Blue :wub:
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    Moonstone blue sierras cosworth 355.5 bhp mint condition £20 grand sent on it over 5 years then stolen and never seen again :^(
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    My Baby before my S3 - after getting through 2 headgaskets i said byebye!!
    SShe was originally green but i made her yellow (I do love yellow :) )[​IMG]M
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    [Jan 27, 2012]
    I have 2 cars I really miss,

    My intoduction to turbo'd 4wd cars, My 1988 mazda 323 4x4, White car with white comopmotive MO's, mmmmmmmmm, sadly no pic's though,

    Secondly, the last (proper) mini I owned, bought new in 2000, sold it in 2010, 80bhp and made me smile every time I drove it.

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    Still own the Porsche (summer use) & the car I'd have back is my lovely Integrale, oh & my only car stolen was the perfect GTE16v arrrrgh

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    My mk3 gti love and miss that car used to put such a smile on my face the a3 don't have same affect
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