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Best Mods & VCDS Tweeks

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by ScottishS3, Jun 9, 2012.

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    [Jun 9, 2012]
    Hi All!

    What are the best VCDS unlocks or tweeks?
    Defo want to do the one button press all doors unlock and enable tyre deflation (if possible?)

    Whats the first mods or desirable mods I should consider doing?

    I've been thinking so far:
    K&N (or similar) Air Induction Kit
    Carbon Fibre Boot Lip Spolier
    Carbon Fibre Wrapped Window Pillars
    S4 Brushed Aluminium Door Mirror Covers
    Tint the Rear Windows
    Black Edition Grille or RS5 Grille
    Piano Black Interior Trim
    Rear LED Lights (if it doesnt have them)
    Paint Brake Calipers Red and attach Audi Logo stickers
    Rear Parking sensors (if it doesnt have them - maybe front as well)
    Rear Seat Covers (so wee one doesn't dirty seats!!! lol)
    And eventually, Audi Dynamik Alloys


    Does anybody know where the Piano Black Interior Trim can be purchased from?
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    I defiantely want to enable the needle seep on start up. Pointless, but cool!
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    Have to admit I have it on.

    The lap timer seems like a gimmick but it's the only way to see the oil temp!
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    Lap Timer???? I need that in my life! (not that I will be doing any laps like!) lol
    Im sure I read somewhere about a battery percentage thing can be activated as well
    I will need to buy a VCDS. Where can they be purchased from?
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    [Jun 12, 2012]
    Check out the subforum on this site for a uk supplier or ross-tech.com .....but I'll leave the surprise of the price for you to discover ;)
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    You have PM :)



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    [Jun 13, 2012]
    Cheers but rip offs of Ross-Tech are not my thang.
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    [Jun 13, 2012]

    Let me know if you get one!!!!!! :redrs4:
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    [Jun 26, 2012]
    ha ha! Yes mate will do!
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    [Jun 26, 2012]
    Anybody with VCDS in Inverness/Grampian Area?I tried Grampian Motors (now Moray Motors) but no luck!
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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    I have VCDS and live just west of Aberdeen, pitty you never said before the weekend as i was in Macduff on Sunday! What do you want to do?

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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    Im not sure what can be done with a B8???!!!
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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    Anybody got know what the best things are to get enabled? I did hear from somebody that is was possible to give the car a cheeky wee remap via VCDS?
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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    Take a look at post 2 in this thread.
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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    I just dont have time to go through LOADS of pages of posts is all!
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    [Jun 27, 2012]
    Thats a useful link. Can you not take your car into a dealer and ask them to turn on the bits you want...?
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    No garages or indepedants up here that can do it mate. Just an Audi garage about 50 miles away and they won't do it!!!!
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    [Jun 28, 2012]
    You don't know what can be done on a B8 but you don't want to look at the thread that shows you?

    The first post lists them all. Perhaps it's just a bit too easy?
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    [Jun 28, 2012]
    I just get it in the neck from the missus for 'spending too long on the laptop looking at bloody car stuff!' lol
    Well I got the things done today all thanks to Brodie!
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    [Jun 28, 2012]
    Mine says the same .... but then when she's sitting in the car waiting to collect the kiddy from school and can have the aux ventilation running suddenly it's a good idea ;)

    oh and the mirror dip

    ... and beep on lock

    ...etc etc
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    [Jun 30, 2012]
    We couldn't get the beep to lock option, battery indicator or the hidden menu (whatever it does?!!!)
    So what does the Aux ventilation do?
    I got the needle sweep and lap timer activated. :)
    I have to give a big thanks to Brodster as well! Top Bloke!!!:thumbsup:
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    [Jun 30, 2012]
    How to do it and what it does is here : AudiEnthusiasts Vag Com

    but without hidden menu you're very limited : AudiEnthusiasts Vag Com

    To be honest if you're struggling to get that going perhaps you shouldn't be playing in there coz you can do damage.
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    [Jun 30, 2012]
    I wasn't doing any tweeks. I had somebody alot more knowledgeable than me doing it. I wouldn't go near the bootloader. But what exactly does the hidden menu do?
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    [Jun 30, 2012]
    It's basically the engineering menu. Did you click on the second link? In there it shows some screen shots. In there when you make changes you have to be careful as unlike VCDS there's no logging and hence roll back is down to you knowing how it was set.
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    [Jan 23, 2013]
    hey up m8 what vcds do u have ??
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