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Finally Got one !

SteveTDCi Dec 23, 2007

  1. SteveTDCi

    SteveTDCi Active Member

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    After starting my used car search back in may and test driving a few different brands, I narrowed it down to the A3 Sport back or the Leon FR TDi. I went to look at an A3 at the weekend, witht the view of only looking... 2 hours later and £500 poorer I now have a deposit down and pick it up in January. I only have 2 pictures both taken with my phone,

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    Its a 2.0 TDi 140ps S Line S Tronic, it has the 20spoke alloys, part leather and a few other bits. Its not the exact spec i'd want but by used standards it was cheap and I got a good PX on my Golf. Now for the mods !!!
     
  2. RGBArgee

    RGBArgee Guest

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    Right colour, right wheels, alu roof bars look so good with black. One Q... How much and why only part leather in Sline?

    Cheers

    R

    Second Black A3 SB due 03/08
    2.0Tdi 170 Quattro Sline, Phantom, full leather, 20 spokes, alu roof bars, open sky MFSW,Bluetooth, FCAR, storage etc ... and if we are lucky and built after week 48 a free MP3/i Pod Aux in socket..:hubbahubba:
     
  3. SteveTDCi

    SteveTDCi Active Member

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    Early Slines were part leather, which suits me as all of the full leather cars didn't have heated seats. Price was £17100, its oct 05 21,000 1 owner, Audi were wanting £18995 for 54 plate cars around here.
     
  4. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore Team Floret Silver quattro Audi A3 Black Edition TDi

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    Nice one Steve, looks like we've both bought S-lines nearly at the same time.

    Maybe we could get together for a joint shoot in the new year?
     
  5. Spin140

    Spin140 Well-Known Member

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    Nice one Steve, it looks superb and you made the right choice of Audi over the Seat.

    If you ever fancy upgrading to full leather I know where you can get an excellent job done in Audi Nappa for £550 plus vat, basically the centre 'cloth' sections will be replaced, also make sure you hang onto your bluefin handset as you can get a 30% discount off your next remap.
     
  6. daveyjp

    daveyjp Member

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    Cleaning those wheels will keep you (or someone else you don't like!) quiet for hours!
     
  7. SteveTDCi

    SteveTDCi Active Member

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    I've already removd the map from the golf, i'll give the A3 a month or so as standard before remapping it. I was thinking of having the centre sections in alcantara with the S Line embroidered in red to match the stitching in the steering wheel. Has anyone retrofitted the heated seats ?
     
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    The retrim can be done as above no problem, the is unlikely to change evn with the embroidery as Alcantara is a little cheaper to source.

    Am sure someone has retro fitted the heated seats before either on here of on Ukmkivs.

    Love those 20 spoke alloys :)
     
  9. redbutcher

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    Nice choice of motor Steve :icon_thumright: (not that I'm biased at all).

    I love mine - with the remap on as well, it's great fun - only done just over 400 miles in mine.
     
  10. Twizzler

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    Tasty that Steve. Is she yours? The car looks good too! :laugh:
     
  11. SteveTDCi

    SteveTDCi Active Member

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    LOL, i'm sure the wife will be impressed !
     
  12. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore Team Floret Silver quattro Audi A3 Black Edition TDi

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    What remap are going to get Steve?
     
  13. SteveTDCi

    SteveTDCi Active Member

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    probably bluefin again, I had it on the Golf and other than clutch slip towards the end it was fine. Superchips will change the map to suit if you require, I could go down the Jabba route as they are local to us. We'll meet up when I get it done.
     

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