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Cheap as chips !!

Bradderz_1988 Mar 22, 2013

  1. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Well as we all are doing little bits and bobs of modding every now and again i though it would be good if we had a 'cheap' mods thread were we can post our little upgrades up they cant be 'steal' upgrades but ones that are sub £100 and are relatively priced parts used or new.
     
  2. TrisLC

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    Metal pressed plates for £40 delivered, look so much better than standard plastic plates!
     
  3. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Twin rear foglight upgrade on facelift tail lights.

    Remove n/s light cluster (4x 8mm bolts) use Dremel or stanley knife to open bulb recess in back of cluster. Fit 21w bulb and trial fit bulb holder and trim further if required. Refit unit to car, plug in light harness and check.

    Cost: £2 for bulb
     
  4. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Yeah pressed plates is a good one it was one of the first i did along with audi sport plate holders !!

    hmm twin rear fog i may do that one but then again i hadly uses my rear fogs but i guess it would be useful if i ever did uses them lol
     
  5. TrisLC

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    Silver indicator bulbs, from 5 to 20 quid depending on manufacturer.
     
  6. TrisLC

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    I have just stuck some on mine tbh great upgrade for a vag car. Ive not gone for holders though couldn't make my kind up to weather i like them.

    Ive kept the audi ones ive just removed so could put them on if i change my mind lol
     
  7. ajax1976

    ajax1976 Well-Known Member

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    Ebay pressed plates, £24 delivered!!!! Had Dubmeister ones on my golf but bought these for the Audi, quality is just as good but cheaper:thumbsup:

    Pressed Metal GB number plates 100% ROAD LEGAL | eBay
     
  8. griswold

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  9. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    yep there the ones i have and are spot on for £24
     
  10. TrisLC

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    Always used dubmiester and had no issues, but would have prefered to pay £24 lol Ill remember that for next time :yes:
     
  11. Andyb5

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    good thread

    couldn't resist a set of these plates, just ordered my ones off ebay :)
     
  12. Ian2012

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    This is a free mod, when you can't take the rain scuttle off round the bottom of the windscreen coz some numb head in the past has chewed the plastic heads, heat up a large flat blade screwdriver (heat source is your choice) and stick it in the plastic heads to make a lovely slot, clean off burnt plastic with sharp knife, for asthetics it's best to do both sides!
     
  13. jgttdi

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    Magnetax tax disc holder is a nice cheap way to clean up the windscreen from awful ugly big tax disc holders.
     
  14. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya TDi saloon Audi S8

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    A HID kit via the group buy. :thumsbup:

    LED conversion.

    Porsche oil/coolant caps.
     
  15. Nessy

    Nessy VW + Audi mad

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    I've just fitted a £2.95 (delivered) EGR valve blanking plate to my TDI.
    Its relatively thin stainless steel (more like a gasket really) and I've put it on the outlet flange of the exhaust manifold underneath the existing flexy pipe leading up to the EGR valve assembly.
    It doesn't look as if any mod has been done at all.
    There's no longer plumes of black smoke when I give it some welly, the low-down pickup has been transformed and I can't believe the difference it has made.
    Wish I'd known about it (and done it) ages ago!
     

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