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"Digzz" Work In Progress :

J.R. Apr 21, 2011

  1. J.R.

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

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    At first I was going to do a normal S3 conversion then I weighed in everything and I said to myself I might as well go all out!!

    So I’m finally doing a 2010 Front end conversion after deciding what engine I wanted a couple of months ago I decided to go with the cheaper option 2.0 TDI. My 2.0 FSI was too juicy for petrol.

    I’ll be showing a few Upgrades in pictures now and again so keep tuned. I’m getting the conversion done at the same garage that my mate RS got his done.

    I'll be also listing every part needed to do this mod and also a rough price of things. Keep Tuned!! :drool:


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    Last edited: Apr 21, 2011
  2. tyrrelll

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    Good luck fella! i'll be following this thread
     
  3. Orts

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    i hate seeing pics like that! lol

    looking forward to the transformation!
     
  4. a9503128

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    Oh please do my a favour, have a look at the screen wash bottle and tell me if it can be drained.
     
  5. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

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    looking forward to this thread...
     
  6. J.R.

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

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    I'm no where near the garage ...lol
     
  7. NHN

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    Why?

    You can take the right side fog trim area of & probably get in there to remove the pump for the washer jets, most will just flow out by itself, leaves a 2 inch or so reservoir, drain rest by suction/siphon etc.
     
  8. warrenlord

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    keep us upto date bud!
     
  9. J.R.

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

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    Just a little update guys ....It will be ready next week I hope.....:hubbahubba: I'll be giving parts list very soon......and cost of everything.

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  10. a9503128

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    My water smells, the car has been standing for a year and it was last topped up with water only not a screen wash mix. I drianed it via holding the stalk for 2min and refilled in with 5lt of cheep screen wash and hot water repeated holding the stalk and filled up with a quality screen wash. Will see what happens.
     
  11. a9503128

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    PS Digzz

    Like the work, just in need of a good clean and ready to roll?
     
  12. Smoothie

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    Looking good mate, I take it the new lights are the xenon & DRL versions? Did you have xenon originally?
     
  13. jsosic

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    looks great! did you have xenons before?
     
  14. ~RS~

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    getting there lad, will look spot on with the bit of wrapping and some rims :)

    btw he didn't have xenons before
     
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  15. J.R.

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

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    Yes they are the New DRL Xenon Lights . I had the old halogen lights just like RS did before .
     
  16. N8

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    Nice one.
     
  17. J.R.

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

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    Conversion Finish :yahoo: ....but not Mod's :happy:....

    My Conversion should of took 10 days to do as they stated but..it...Ended up being nearly 4 weeks .......with the Workers at the work shop being very lazy and the UK having too many bank holidays in April/May.....

    Here's a low down in the parts Needed :

    Prices going to be added soon...

    Ordered New from Audi :

    8P0 821 469 - Wing Bracket Rear QTY:2
    8P0 821 467 - Wing Bracket Center QTY:2
    8P0 821 471 - Wing Bracket Front QTY:2
    8P0 823 301 B - Bonnet Lid Hinge -Left
    8P0 823 302 B - Bonnet Lid Hinge -Right
    8P0 821 171 G - Wheel Housing Liner , Plastic -Left
    8P0 821 172 G - Wheel Housing Liner , Plastic -Right
    8P2 823 531 G - Lid Lock Cable
    8P0 807 183 A - Front Bumper Guide
    8P0 807 184 A - Front Bumper Guide
    8P0 807 863 A -Securing Strip
    8P0 807 864 A -Securing Strip
    8P0 823 509 H Lid Lock with Micro-switch
    8P0 805 588 L -Lock Carrier with mounting for coolant radiator - Comes with headlight sockets

    MY11 Darker Tint Rear Lights:
    8P3 945 095C
    8P3 945 096C

    Xenon Adapter Cable = 63.28 Euro ordered at : KUFATEC GmbH & Co. KG for converting halogen to xenon


    Parts I sourced from Ebay These prices vary .....


    Bonnet 2009-2011 Paid=£80
    Normal Front Bumper with Grill 2009-2011 Paid=£100
    Left Wing 2009-2011 Paid= £40
    Right Wing 2009-2011 Paid= £90
    Side Mirrors with indicates 2009-2011= £134 for both
    S3 Rear Bump for Parking Sensors 2007-2011= £215
    Fog Lights 2009-2011 = £28.99
    Fog Light Surround 2009-2011 = £20
    S3 Roof Spoiler Any 8P = £74.99
    CE K Module =£165 Installed : Thanks To RS :sm4:
    Door J Module = £100 - Not installed as of yet...Still need help Re-pining

    Some of these ebay Items where collected by my self and some where delivered.

    Currently I'm having problems with Rear Fog Light and Reverse Light Appearing on the DIS Dash ....Stating that there is something wrong with the lights....but this might be a coding issue I hope....:unsure: As I've just installed the K module from a A module.

    I'm going to install the Door Modules next week or so hopefully....having no indicates on the side is really bugging me now. If any body knows how to re-pin your help would be appreciated.

    I also got my tints done yesterday also........

    Just a little peak of photos i've taken with my iphone 4 ..........My next Mod is alloys ...as some of u might know..I'm looking for REP's in 19"'s..:happy:

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  18. The Engineer

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    Looks great! good job.

    Did you find it difficult to source all the parts you needed?

    P.S love the rear :wub:
     
  19. J.R.

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

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    thanks..

    I little ....RS Was a big Helper ..... eventually I got there.....
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2011
  20. Ash B

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    Good work :happy:
     
  21. Ash187

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    need a before and after shot!
     
  22. Ash187

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

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    Lovely work by the way bud! :thumbsup:
     
  23. J.R.

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    Before:

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    After:
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    Better Pictures coming soon............
     
  24. Ash187

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    WOW :photo:
     
  25. ~RS~

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    Looking good bro, but still far from finished though ay :p just kidding!!! Hahaa.....

    It's all come together very nicely and was a fun couple months sourcing info and parts to get these conversions done. The front pic you've taken doesn't really show of the facelift lines as well as that of the rear one you posted, plus the front will look a lot meaner once that facelift front lip spoiler is added I think.

    Still very jealous every time I see your OEM parking sensors:sob: I think I'll have to do them as my last mod and get rid of my aftermarket ones, lol. OEM just look so clean :icon_thumright:

    With the bits you plan on adding this will be one bang tidy 3dr mate. Looking forward to the rims, lows flat bottom and other bits you got planned

    BTW, post the fault codes with your fog/ interior lights.... Did you re-check module as we spoke about? Re-check old coding vs new? I forgot what'sapp me bro. I need to have a quick look at my coding as all is well but my rear fog light is still going off with indicator, it's def a coding issue though I remember when I first installed the lights and had a similar issue until correctly coded which actually I will sort out now I have spare few mins....
     
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  26. Lings

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    Looking good
     
  27. J.R.

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

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    I just Bought my Rim's 5 mins ago....:rockwoot:... Yeah your right about the front bottom Spoiler lip.....RS ....I just need to find the bolts and the installation booklet ....I need to order them from somewhere..but ain't got a clue where....Them dumb ass people who done my conversion lost the Bolts and screws and booklet. I would never recommend them to nobody !!!

    Better Pics coming soon with my new alloys :happy:
     
  28. ~RS~

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    They took the piss with the time and loosing those screws/ booklet but the job was good at least! Your right though too many set backs and loosing **** just isn't on!! No recs from me either!!

    What wheels did you find?
     
  29. J.R.

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    Some Black one's .........even thou I wanted 19's ......I'm settling for 18's.....I need to start saving for the fbsw...:jump:
     
  30. ~RS~

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    Lol, 18's will be a wee bit more comfortable as thicker tyre wall and will look good when lowered either way... I would have gone 19's all the same though bro, hahaa :) You lowering before fbsw right?
     
  31. J.R.

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    WOW.....I thought yours where 19's ..lol :unsure: lowering is coming next !!!!
     
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  32. ~RS~

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    The lip makes them look a bit smaller, but the drop will make them look a lot better once KW get their asses in gear and send them out from de.
     
  33. N8

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    Good work bro! :wub:
     
  34. FranA3

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    awesome work dude , takes some balls to do that much but fair do's to ya it looks lovely
     
  35. Paullie

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    What a fantastic conversion thread, dude! Car looks SWEET AS!!! :)

    Paulie x
     
  36. Bugsy_27

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    That is impressive Digzz! well done mate, got any pics of the rims you've just bought?
     
  37. J.R.

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    Hopefully I should have them on by this weekend........I'll Upload some pics then.......
     
  38. jsosic

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    sick sick sick!!! I LOVE IT :D

    And what about that front lip, do you have any picture of it?
     
  39. _GRP_

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    How much was the spraying/painting?
    Getting quotes at the moment for front/rear bumpers and side skirts and really surprised at how much the costs vary.
    George
     
  40. J.R.

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    Not to sure ....total cost for everything was £700 . Had rear bumper sprayed bonnet,Wings,& front bumper.....and spoiler....and my front lip also.
     

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