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finally got myself an 8p2 s3 today :)

Lewbo Jan 28, 2012

  1. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    sold my car this thing this morning so went and go look at a 8p2 s3 today as i put a deposit down on it the other day, soon as i seen i absolutly loved it, so 45 mins later i drove away init and didnt stop smiling all 170 miles home :), the power is unbelieveable, pulls so nice compared to my old 2.0T, here is the spec of my s3
    2008 57 dolphin grey, 35K, buckets( these are a must), bose, auto lights/wipers, interior light pack, power sun roof, ipod dock, phone prep, heat seats, rear sensors, bluetooth, aux in, optics grill thats all i can think of at the minute.
    i will get pictures up of it tomorrow its mint condition, so very happy.

    already have few mods i wanna do to it in time these include,
    mkII RNS-E
    Revo remap stage 1
    autotech fuel pump internals
    my11 rears

    cant wait to see how it goes with remap, leaving stock for now till i get used to the power :).
     
  2. S.

    S. Save the manuals Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro Manual

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    pics or it didn't happen!
    congrats on your new purchase, lovely specs and color.
     
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  3. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the new car. Hope your enjoying it

    Also change your sig ;)
     
  4. Juicy Jen

    Juicy Jen Jen @ Juicy Detailing Site Sponsor

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    Congratulations! Sounds like a good combination of colour and spec.......need pics when you can :p
     
  5. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Grey, buckets and sunroof was my original "must have" list - nice choice!
     
  6. poli84

    poli84 Member

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    Sounds great mate, congrats!
    My old A3 was Dolphin Grey and I loved it, fantastic colour.
    Good job on the buckets - i'm jealous!
     
  7. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Nice one; great spec! Pics.....sig......!
     
  8. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for comments :), finally got round to taking a few pics today, will be changing my sig when I get on my laptop lol,
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    So glad I for buckets now there amazing :), just about to order some white LEDs for everywhere in the car and outside
     
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  9. RedDejavu

    RedDejavu Well-Known Member

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    Well done mate! Really nice ride I like the colour and buckets shame my missus dont want them fitted:/. Hope you'll post some mods up soon:D.
     
  10. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks mate, I wasn't so sure about the colour from the photos but in the flesh it looks so much better, that Is a shame bud they feel and look so good. Don't worry will be starting a thread for my new mods, won't be for a while now tho cos am little low on funds after buying the car lol.
     
  11. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Moderator

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    Oooohh that is spot on! Love the colour and the buckets..........:wub: Good choice. Enjoy it...
     
  12. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Having come from a dolphin S3 I'm torn about the black grille, may be that I'm so used to silver, but I do love the buckets!
     
  13. Baffles

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    You gonna eventually do a facelift conversion again?
     
  14. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Nah not doing facelift again bud, not that it's hassle just that I wanna keep it all original, only extra mod am doing outside is the rear lights
     
  15. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Moderator

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    Ive got the MY11 rears, they are so much better.
     
  16. loudchris53

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    That is such a nice car, did you notice a difference between your remapped 2.0t and the standard s3?

    Chris
     
  17. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Yes I had my11's on my last a3 and agree they are so much nicer, will go with my grill and thanks bud, yes I can tell the difference between 2.0T remapped And s3, not by hell of a lot as the 2.0T was at stage 2 and was running just over 250, but was constantly on power cos of the dsg, s3 pulls a lot harder and quicker as you would expect, can't wait to get it remapped :)
     
  18. Baza1819

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    Very nice motor - seats look awesome !!!!!
     
  19. loudchris53

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    That s3 will be like a rocket ship when you get it remapped!! and heres me just making do with 200hp :) i need a remap!

    Chris
     
  20. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    Looks a beauty with that grill,good buy
     
  21. Neo17

    Neo17 New Member

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    Looks sweet, those seats look the business :)
     
  22. shariain

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    That is a nice looking car and those seats just top it off.
     
  23. Ads

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    Looking good mate, if the 8P2 S3 came with DSG I'd be bang on one!


    A little heads up..... if those photos are taken on your drive then I'd blank out the name of that pub in the background, as it won't take a genius to work out where your car is kept overnight. :ninja:
     
  24. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    You've got yourself a real cracker there, fella! MY11's will look fab. That grille gives the front end a real mean and stealthy edge, ..love it! :wub: xx
     
  25. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Appreciate all the comments guys :), love the car just want exuses to drive it lol and don't worry ads that isn't where I live it's at someone else house and I never really go but thanks for the Info will look out for stuff like that when taking future photos lol
    Build thread to come soon enough
     
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  27. S3RYE

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    nice S3 mate! black mirrors will work i think and maybe black wheels also?? great spec though! Look to have found yourself a beaut! :applaus:
     
  28. Gops

    Gops Badger 5 Edition VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Audi S3

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    Looks great mate! Getting a soft spot for the 8p's!!
     
  29. Lewbo

    Lewbo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the comments guys, am already itching to get a remap but can't decide wether to go for revo or shark, I have heard loads of good reviews for both but can't decide which to go for lol
     

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