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chris1988brown's 170 s-line

chris1988brown Feb 15, 2010

  1. gaz m

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    That wont be Chris mate, the car was just as filthy as mine when I met him last week end!! Ha ha

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  2. PH1L

    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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    nope gotten mine elsewhere and im paying about the same :(
     
  3. chris1988brown

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    right update time quite a few things have changed and happened since the last to this update will b pic heavy, which cant be a bad thing :)

    right so since last update:

    s3 front brake conversion
    2011 rear lights
    carbon b pillars and mirror backs
    carbon roof
    bbs ch 18's wheels
    anodised blue wheel bolts
    detachable tow bar

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  4. nally

    nally MPG the new BPH

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    where the hell have you been ?
    cars looking great
     
  5. HIGGINS

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    Where did you get the tow bar and bike rack? :D
     
  6. chris1988brown

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    nally , been rly busy focusing on my dh racing hence the bike lol, got lots of plans for car again so will b back online more now

    shiggins92- i got the tow bar from ebay and the rack from my mates bike shop peddlers but are also available on ebay, i mounted the electrics in the boot so as u can see form the pics one the tow bar is detached you cant notice it has one :)
     
  7. nally

    nally MPG the new BPH

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    awsome my climbing partner is bang in to dh hes got a orange alpine 160 its sick, btw the rack is tight
     
  8. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Looking sweet mate. Seen the car around the area a few times, a real head-turner!
     
  9. N8

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    Was gonna say where have you been? Your car has always been one of my favourites from this forum :wub: Nice to see you back fella :wub:
     
  10. rockape

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    Very nice. Roof looks cool and Im liking those plates. Where did you get them?
     
  11. TDI140

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    chris brown

    if you decide to get an s3 front bumper dibs on your s line bumper if you want to sell it buddy ???
     
  12. A1DEYB

    A1DEYB Well-Known Member

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    Nice motor, where have my RS4's gone?
     
  13. Ash187

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk Site Sponsor VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A5

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    lovely car mate! im not so sure on the silver Ch and the rest being black. maybe shadow chrome or titanium on the alloys?

    the roof certainly looks good too mate, would you consider getting that rear spoiler done carbon as well?
     
  14. chris1988brown

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    rockape- i got the plates from a online show plate maker cant remamber the name
    tdi140- complete bumper-wings-headlights-bonnet-grill maybe up forsale next year if all goes to plan
    aiden - i damaged 1 wheel and was proving difficult to get a exact replacement so just bought new wheels :)
    itwasntme187- wheels will be going a diffrent colour if they get damaged, still toying with spoiler but few other things are going carbon :)

    cheers for comments guys
     
  15. chris1988brown

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    Ok update time,
    Today ive carried out some handling upgrades consisting of front and rear eibach anti roll bars with polly bushes, whiteline anti lift & castor adjust kit thanks to scott off audi-sport.net and also lower gearbox to subframe mount polly bushes. Also give the underneath of engine a quick clean up.
    Here is the subframe striped off and old anti roll bar off read for new anti roll bar and anti lift kit
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    Old castor mount and new anti lift & castor adjust mount, (note old is from o/s of vehicle new is for n/s)
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    New roll bar and anti lift kit inplace
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    Sub-frame, new anti roll bar and anti lift kit fit and lower gearbox mount bushes
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    Old anti roll bars and castor mount and new rear anti roll bar
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    New rear anti roll bar fit
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    Over all the results are fantastic the ride quality hasn’t got any worse, there is no body roll on the car comin into or in the corners, the turn in is so much sharper and there is no engine movement thanks to the lower gearbox mount all together feels alot more planted to the road and gets the power straight down
    C&C welcome
    Cheers chris
     
  16. Gavin0478

    Gavin0478 Active Member Team Daytona Team V8 VCDS Map User quattro Audi Q7 TDi

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    looks fantastic, id be tempted to black the center of the front splitter and poss the side rub strips in carbon wrap.
     
  17. Scott

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    Looks good mate!
     
  18. audigex

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    Absolutely gorgeous car - although I'm not feeling the silver alloys with the black grille and roof, I'd prefer them in anthracite.
     
  19. cloughy

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    Sweet car and nice DH rig, good work!
     
  20. bagey

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    looking good chris mate ! deffo a change for the better since i last saw your motor . :thumbsup:
     
  21. chris1988brown

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    CHEERS for the comments guys :) wheels will change colour if / when they get damaged :)

    recent mods over the xmas period involved getting a LCR front spitter and carbon wrapping it and since i had load of carbon wrap left did some covers in the engine bay, will get pics up asap

    cheers chris
     
  22. butler2.8i

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    Simply stunning Chris
     
  23. loudchris53

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    Nice car, love the colour and has given me some ideas!!

    Chris
     
  24. Baza1819

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    Who or where did you get the roof done at ??
    Looks awesome m8, mine in Mauritius blue so may not go or look anywhere near as nice as yours does.........
     
  25. chris1988brown

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    I got the wrap off eBay mate £23 and got it fitted by a local sign writer for £40
     
  26. warren_S5

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    Great job mate, looks really good.

    Where did the blue wheel bolts come from?
     
  27. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    Just been reading the thread from the beginning.

    Wow - what a change it's gone through! Nice read too!!

    Anymore upcoming plans?
     
  28. chris1988brown

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    cheers mate, the wheel bolts were off ebay £30 for the set inc the special socket to tighten them, £80 off deamon tweeks + £15 for the socket
    thanks mate, glad you found it intresting

    current updates are:
    new grooved discs fit to front with new genuine pads
    LCR splitter wraped in carbon
    rear wiper removed
    carbon wrap engine covers

    mods coming soon:
    s3 rear brake set up with grooved rear discs and genuine pads
    goodridge blue braided hoese
    egr delete valve
    custome induction kit
    larde front mount intercooler with custom pipe work
    map finaly adusted to suite hybrid turbo
    shorter roll bar link bars
    whiteline bump correction kit

    car is in audi tomorrow gettin new injectors and injector loom FOC
    MOT tuesday
    and new battry this week as the cold weather has taken its toll on it

    will get few up to date pics at weekend when its had a clean
    cheers chris
     
  29. chris1988brown

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    well i for one am very pleased with Teesside Audi's service today, took my car in for the injector recall, got 4 new injectors, free car health check, free MOT which it sailed through and a free wash and valet and the best bit is i now have 0.3 bar more boost pressure, and my slight missfire in 6th under load has gone and my bad starting in the cold has gone, the car now drives so much smoother and pulls a hell of alot better :arco:
     
  30. N8

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    Nice one Chris!!
     
  31. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Glad to see someone has had a positive experience at Teesside Audi. Wearside Audi gets my vote everytime.
     
  32. dex140

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    Chris,Did you ever get it RR? How has the car been since you got the DPF delete? Getting my new tdi 170 soon and seriously considering this!
     
  33. chris1988brown

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    probably the latest reply every haha but yes mate i had it RR'd when i got it mapped, never had any issues since the dpf delete apart form a temp sensor going down but quick easy fix , do it if u haven't all ready transforms the car so much
     
  34. chris1988brown

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    hi guys its been a while again since the last update and a few things have changed. ive attended a couple of shows this year and really looking forward to next show season.

    mods since last update:
    • s3 rear brake conversion with grooved discs to match the front
    • braided stainless steel brake lines all round
    • wheels powder coated gloss black
    • spax adjustable damping rear shocks
    • glass grommet in rear de-wiper hole
    • rs3 style honeycomb grill
    • engine bay tidying inc gloss black and color coding
    • up rated hoses fuel/ water
    • carbon battery cover (pics asap as havnt got any atm)
    • custom induction kit
    • alpine head unit
    mods coming over winter:
    • custom front suspension set up
    • new wheels
    • slight rear camber
    • some more carbon items
    • custom exhaust
    • performance upgrades
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    all comments welcome
    cheers chris
     
  35. Turbo jay

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    Looks lovely mate nice job and great pics :thumbsup:
     
  36. J.R.

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    Looking very good Sir :salute: I thought you fell back for a min .....
     
  37. chris1988brown

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    i don't understand lol thought i fell back ? :huh:
     
  38. J.R.

    J.R. "Started From The Bottom" VCDS Map User

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    lol fell back in meaning that you thread went dead and nothing was happening or popping off should I say ..:laugh:
     
  39. chris1988brown

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    oh lol i get you now , ye haven't updated fr a while , will hopefully keep on top of it now i have a new lap top :)
     
  40. BigWillyStyle

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    Love the car, one of the best i've seen! :wub:
     

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