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Car going up for sale...am I mad

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Bigandbald, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. Bigandbald
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    I love the S3, what a great all rounder BUT I need more doors.

    so I'm going to advertise the S3 tomorrow and look for a suitable Seat LCR, am I mad or is this a good choice, any advice chaps?
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    Why do you need more doors?

    Lcr in the dry is suppose to be quicker due to weight and no power loss from Quattro
    They still look a decent package to be honest

    Link up your for sale advert :)
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    Don't do it!! I take it the car needs to be more 'family friendly'?? I have had many different types of cars over the last couple of years and some of those were 3 doors. I have just bought my first S3 and cannot believe it took me so long to own one of these amazing cars. Power, stability, looks and pretty good fuel economy for a fast car too.
    I have 2 kids and although I know it would be easier if I had 5 doors to get them in and out the car, they don't spend as much time in the car as I do and for that slight inconvenience of having 3 doors, I am prepared to live with it in exchange for driving an amazing all round car :hubbahubba:
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    Yep, I have 2 kids and it's just a pain in the ass and the wife is giving me grief, so thought I'd try and get something similar. Will put it on eBay and link to the classifieds tomorrow
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    You will miss the quattro, but the LCR will be familiar and when you need the practicality, it's a nice step over to be fair.
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    If its the main car with the family then rear doors do make a big difference

    Problem with 3dr as well is that doors are bigger and less gap to get an opening in car parks these days.
    Good luck whatever you decide
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    Iv had a LC all be it not the R. Was a great car. Was played with a bit..Got it to just shy of 265bhp which was wicked in a straight line but didnt cope too well round the bends..As a family car it was good..Plenty of room for my 2 little uns.
    There bigger now hence no need for more doors.
    :yahoo:
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    As far as swaps go, it's a pretty good move. it's a chassis and engine you know, and a more involving drive, and more practical.

    Sure, for the few times a year it snows you'll be worse off, and you'll actually have to engage a brain when driving in the wet, but otherwise, it's a decent move.
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    How about an early (dare I say it here)
    Mk5 gti
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    My wife had a mk5 golf 5 door and now has a 3 door scirocco if anything the 3 door is easier than the 5 door. You get better access to the kids as you slide the seat forward so theres more room in front of them.
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