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jp_s3 Jun 11, 2011

  1. jp_s3

    jp_s3 New Member

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    Hi all,

    Apologies if this has been mentioned a million times before.

    Ive had my S3 since February now and im looking at modding it, what in your opinions are the best and must have mods to do?

    Cheers
    JP
     
  2. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator DSG

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  3. Boydie

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

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    Remap to go stage 1 which will see around 300-310bhp
    Lower it 25mm on H&R springs
    Replace the ARB's with H&R to stiffen up the ride, improve handling and more or less get rid of the understeer.
    Panel filter uprated
    cat back exhaust

    After that I would invest in a clutch and replace standard flywheel as they are like chocolate

    After that then I would go stage 2

    Full system exhaust from Milltek, Blueflame or MV Sport for example
    Intake system from ITG, Evoms, Forge or Dbilas
    Stage 2 remap

    After that you can go stage 2+

    High pressure fuel pump - APR or Autotech
    Stage 2+ remap

    Another mod I would encourage anyone to do is install a Forge short shift kit. Expensive but I absolutely love it!! Makes the gearbox feel more manly lol
     
  4. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree more, that will give you a seriously quick car, and at stage 2/2+ seriously think about investing in some real brakes.
     
  5. RedDejavu

    RedDejavu Well-Known Member

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    Do you need to uprate clutch when having s tronic or gearbox remap would be enough?
     
  6. Boydie

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

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    You don't even need to remap the box but you may as well to get quicker changes.
     

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