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C17LJR's quattro sport avant

C17LJR Oct 11, 2010

  1. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    lol, doesn't sound too good when you say it like that.

    anyway, i'm pretty sure it'll be the xenons (with the correct uk beam ;)) i'm running with the us lens. ;)
     
  2. simon.m

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    look forward to seeing them on mate ;-)
     
  3. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    just bought another set of wheels last night ;)
     
  4. simon.m

    simon.m Active Member

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    nice what ones any pics
     
  5. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    pics once there here, coming from germany.

    not even the ones i was looking for but seen them & though why not ;)
     
  6. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    well got the big tyres off the fat fives & got new 215/35s fitted ready to fit on the avant,
    trip to the tyre shop...
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    we had a problem... couldn't find the locking wheel nut key so nipped back to the house to look, was sure i'd left it in the car! wasn't until i got home with the wheels in the boot i remembered where it was, in the box with the coilovers!
    so, pic of wheel again car
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  7. simon.m

    simon.m Active Member

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    i like the look of that mate ;-)
     
  8. Widemonkeys

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    Love the look mate
     
  9. defsix

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    What size spacer are you running , the poke looks epic there !
     
  10. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    lolz at defsix ;)
     
  11. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    Not updated this for a while, car is booked in at dougie's to get coilovers fitted on Thursday, so in preparation I've stuck my fives on (these are being painted soon, just thought I'd chuck them on for now)

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    Also picked up my order from Vw for a fee bits

    RS4 Engine trays/covers to tidy up the bay

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    New washer bottle as old one is a little dirty

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    RS4 rear arb

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    Fitting kits

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    And my favourite... US boot lid

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  12. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    OOhh Happy Christmas :thumbsup:

    What did they sting you for the tailgate?
     
  13. C17LJR

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    Can't actually remember James, I'll check the invoice tomorrow, was around 350 with discount I'm sure, all that was 505 quid, again, with discount
     
  14. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    you will feel the ride get lumpy n bumpy with them slim tyres on mate,
     
  15. C17LJR

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    215/40s on there mate(on the gunmetal ones) feel absolutely great. Use to silly skinny tyres on the old golfs etc though ;) It was 215/35s in the last set of pics but sold them
     
  16. crazypainter

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    what did you do with the Phaeton Champions?
     
  17. C17LJR

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    sorry mate, sold them a while ago.

    theres a set for sale on edition38 if it helps,

    carl
     
  18. ronny

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    Have you just won the lottery?
     
  19. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    who, me?
     
  20. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    after alot of hassle here it is, lowered and wheels on(excuse the **** dark pics) back will go lower once I get new adjusters

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  21. C17LJR

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    after alot of hassle here it is, lowered and wheels on(excuse the **** dark pics) back will go lower once I get new adjusters

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  22. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    Sweet mate, like the lower drop on the front
     
  23. Widemonkeys

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    Really nice work mate love the wheels
     
  24. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    cheers guys,

    back will come down a bit more once i source new adjusters (or could just remove them altogether to gain an extra inch ;) ) wheels will then get spaced a little.
     
  25. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Sort your rear wiper out :whistle2:

    Are you keeping those wheels on?
     
  26. C17LJR

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    Rear wiper annoys me James! Why don't they remember the home position? Will be de wipered when I fit my us boot lid.

    Looking for some 19" wheels so might sell the fat 5s or might keep them
     
  27. Dsport

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    looks good did you have any knocking issues on the front? and if you dont mind me askin what make of coilover have you gone for
     
  28. A4 nut

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    They should remember there home position there should be a live that returns them back maybe the copper contacts in the motor need cleaning, is the wiper slow you may have a water leak in the motor for what it takes i would take a look incase there is a problem you dont want it to get worse.
     
  29. CHRIS555

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    Keep the fives at winter wheels if you upgrade to 19's?
     
  30. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    So, got this nice big driveway and this is all I can use of it, the back end is just touching the pavement

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    Ground clearance on said driveway

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    Then the snow came

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    Quite a bit camber on the front, not the best pic

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  31. silversurfer

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    Phat :)
     
  32. paul20v

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    Looks good
    allthou a new sump and diesel fuel cooler might need ordering ready :)
     
  33. C17LJR

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    cheers for the comments guys,

    Just been out to fit the new xenons, removed the original lights, went and got the news out the garage... And they don't fit!

    Off a bloody cab, bought them as s4 saloon ones!

    Anyone with a a4cab want some good as new xenons?
     
  34. simon.m

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    thats looooooowwwww mate is it a bumpy ride ? also have you added to your to do list sort the drive way out so you can use it lol
     
  35. jbcalvin

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    That's looking well sweet,

    Any parts you remove and no longer need, PM me as I'm doing up my quattro avant, bought it cheap but it's a bit tatty at the mo....

    Also what coilover kit did you go for and how much was it?
     
  36. C17LJR

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    Simon - Car drives perfect, same if not better than the standard sport suspension, really impressed with the coilovers. I'm thinking of getting the driveway done so that would help however this isn't the first car to be beached down the bottom of the drive.

    jbcalvin - Thanks, I'll probably just keep anything I replace so i can put back to standard if need be.

    Coilovers are FK, can't remember the model name off the top of my head, height and damper adjustable though, managed to pick them up off ebay from someone that lives only 20miles from me ;)
     
  37. 2pac

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    How much was that front blanking plate, and where from
     
  38. C17LJR

    C17LJR Member VCDS Map User

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    2pac - from the dealers, about 35 quid

    you got an A4? not got the bora anymore?
     
  39. 2pac

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    Na I've still got the Bora (E3 APC) and my mk2 gl, but fancied an audi for a while. Seen a nice S3 but this 190 s-line avant has really taken my eye.
     
  40. mitch2575

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    Some serious Wrench time gone into this.... looking menacing - Like it

    Have you still got the xenons? will it fit a B6 cab?
     

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