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FINALLY PICS OF MY RIDE !!!!

Chris Coates Sep 6, 2012

  1. Chris Coates

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    Hey all been around for awhile on here, but because of me being in 1 state and my car in another i havent had pics to post,
    working a ski season,
    so here is my car with a few mods i have had done.
    list is:

    My Car IS: 2010 A3 Sports back 2L TDI- Comfort pack, Lava Grey:

    (01) Drl Bi Xenon's (had them replaced after i got hit) - (02) Led Interior upgrade thanks to T8ups - (03) RNSE - (04) Reverse Camera.
    (05) Sline Hatch Spoiler - (06) S3 Pedals - (07) OSIR Rest Pedal - (08) Iphone 4s Arm Rest Charger

    Mods To Come:

    (01) RS4 Start Button - (02) FBMFSW - (03) Sline DSG Gear Knob (NHN MOD) - (04) AMI4 RNSE - (05) H11 Phillips Diamond Vision Fogs - (06) RS4 or Rortor Wheels 18inch - (09) Full Dyna Audio Custom Stero Soundproofing The LOT - LOVE MUSIC

    So that covers it all for now i think, would love to know what people thing and what they recommend for mods and improvements.
     

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  2. Bailey

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    Looking very nice indeed, Good list of mods to carry out so I will like to see the progress of this

    Bailey
     
  3. Chris Coates

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    Thanks mate, more mods done mid to late october when i get back from the ski season, likely in the following order:

    1. Wheels - RS4 OR Rotors 18inch with Conti Tyres
    2. RS Style Wheel & Air Bag With Silver DSG Paddles
    3. MTM Remap
    4. Gear Knob & New H11 Fog Bulbs

    and money permitting - AMI For RNSE With: 2 Focal Amps, Audison Bit-one Digital Processor,Dyna 3ways Front, dyna 12inch in custom inclosure so i dont lose much boot space. all sound proofed with Focal Bam & Dynamatt.

    After all that not really sure what's left might get the grab handles covered it leather, and coil-overs.

    Any Recommendations greatly appreciated :)
     
  4. N8

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    Good progress so far Chris! ;)
     
  5. Chris Coates

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    Hey all, just some updates on mod progress. sorry been away just been a massive last few weeks since returning back from a season in the snow fields,

    Latest Mods:

    * MTM Vtech ECU Tune, now the car is pushing 185Hp and is even better on fuel, its amazing:)
    * Philips H11 Diamond Vision Fog Lights.

    Mods Coming In Next Few Weeks:

    * Gear Knob change to Stronic new style..
    * Ami Install
    * Sort out rev camera so it works in rev gear and dosent have to be selected from RNSE (fingers crossed can do it)
    * RS4 Button install.

    thats it for this year im pretty sure, wheels mabe if i can find them at a good price, and a new flat bottom RS3 wheel if i can find one.
     
  6. Chris Coates

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    Back Again!!!!!!!!!! recently purchased some RS6 Wheels with Conti Tyres 18inch and had my calipers professionally painted (4 coats of high heat paint, and mechanically cleaned, so hoping it will hold up for awhile and look as good as it dose now) and AMI finally added,
    how ever it came at the expense of my reversing camera, can anyone tell me how to wire up a AMI & Reverse camera at the same time? on a RNSE 2010 version. ?????????? PLEASE

    Stero getting installed in next few weeks, will post more pics then.
    also looking for a Flat Bottom DSG Steering wheel, if anyone can helpl me out, (im in Australia)

    Let me know what you guys things of latest additions PLEASE:) IMG_1363.jpg IMG_1364.jpg IMG_1366.jpg IMG_1369.jpg IMG_1370.jpg IMG_1371.jpg IMG_1373.jpg Wheels After.jpg Wheels B4.jpg
     
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    Back Again!!!!!!!!!! recently purchased some RS6 Wheels with Conti Tyres 18inch and had my calipers professionally painted (4 coats of high heat paint, and mechanically cleaned, so hoping it will hold up for awhile and look as good as it dose now) and AMI finally added,<br>how ever it came at the expense of my reversing camera, can anyone tell me how to wire up a AMI &amp; Reverse camera at the same time? on a RNSE 2010 version. ?????????? PLEASE<br><br>Stero getting installed in next few weeks, will post more pics then.<br>also looking for a Flat Bottom DSG Steering wheel, if anyone can helpl me out, (im in Australia)<br><br>Let me know what you guys things of latest additions PLEASE:)<img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8539&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8539" alt="" id="vbattach_8539" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8540&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8540" alt="" id="vbattach_8540" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8541&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8541" alt="" id="vbattach_8541" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8542&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8542" alt="" id="vbattach_8542" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8543&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8543" alt="" id="vbattach_8543" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8544&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8544" alt="" id="vbattach_8544" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8545&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8545" alt="" id="vbattach_8545" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8546&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8546" alt="" id="vbattach_8546" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=8547&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="8547" alt="" id="vbattach_8547" class="previewthumb"><br><br>
     
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    Wheels look great on that Chris! Good work
     
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    very nice car, interested in seeing the mods in action!
     
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    hey all thanks for all the comments:)
    Rezulteo - sorry i dont have mod's in progress pics:(

    Front stage of my stero is going in next week (Dyna Audio 3ways, and front doors all sounded)
    Also new RS5 steering wheel and air bag going in as soon as it arrives from (NHN thanks mate)

    still trying to work out how to get reverse camera and ami both hooked up, not having any luck.
     
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    Ho all just a quick update with pics to follow:
    1. Stero install is now done and is amazing
    2. Stronic gear knob has been fitted
    3. Sline MFFBSW fitted
     
  13. Chris Coates

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    Hi all a few more mods to be installed in the coming weeks are:
    1. LED Footwell Light Front & Rear (Thanks Tr8ups)
    2. LED Puddle Lights All 4 Doors (Thanks Tr8ups)
    3. Black Optics Grill (Thanks A3Kent)
    4. Folding Mirrors (Thanks Audi)
    5. RVC Kit (Hazzydayz)
    6. S-Line rear Valance (Audi Belfast)

    Will Hopefully have some pics to post when this is all completed, running out of things to do to this little A3, a milltek exhaust is next then i have no idea, any help people?:)
     
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  14. Sevv

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    Hey Chris nice thread mate didnt know you from NSW where about do you live as im in the western suburbs sydney :D
     
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    Sevv im in Southern Sydney, not far from Brighton Le sands more towards SansSouci.
    what car do you have mate?
     
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    got a 2.0 TFSI quattro 2007 living in the amazing bankstown :ninja:
     
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    Added Sline Rear Valance & Black Edition Grill, What you Guys think? my Exterior is all finished now? Still have Folding Mirrors to be installed & Rev camera & LED footwell lights, then i think the car is pretty well done? might do the leather grab handles and the exhaust, then enjoy it for 14 months before i look at getting a A5 3.0TDI Sline or something like that:) love to know any more mod suggestion you guys would do,
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    Added Sline Rear Valance &amp; Black Edition Grill, What you Guys think? my Exterior is all finished now? Still have Folding Mirrors to be installed &amp; Rev camera &amp; LED footwell lights, then i think the car is pretty well done? might do the leather grab handles and the exhaust, then enjoy it for 14 months before i look at getting a A5 3.0TDI Sline or something like that:) love to know any more mod suggestion you guys would do,&nbsp;<br><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=20904&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="20904" alt="" id="vbattach_20904" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=20905&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="20905" alt="" id="vbattach_20905" class="previewthumb"><img src="http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=20906&amp;stc=1" attachmentid="20906" alt="" id="vbattach_20906" class="previewthumb">
     
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    I've got a lava Gray a3 s line and it's very nice colour in the sun, car looks nice, I would like my windows tinted and possibly something doing to the front grill
     
  20. winrya

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    Looks awesome.

    What reversing camera did you use? Difficult and costly?
     
  21. Chris Coates

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    Winrya: i bought a kit from Home - Vw & Audi Sat Nav, Bluetooth , TV Tuners, Cruise Control Installations UK was not cheap :( havnt even got it installed yet, should be done 1st or 2nd week in october as im away from my car in the ski fields, only bought it from him as he claimed that:
    1. i would get the dynamic lines
    2. would work with my ami
    3. would also work when i select rev gear.
    also came with a custom harness and full installation instructions
    (just want it all working like it dose on our Q3)
    kit comes with all cables,all genuine camera,module,and i think its an A6 rear number plate light.
     
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    Andy1010: get the black grill from A3kent on here his such a top bloke and so helpful.
     
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    Hi can anyone help me with getting leather grab handles please?
     
  24. T-800

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    Like these Chris ? image.jpg
     
  25. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Chris PM sent.
     
  26. T-800

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    Fitted to my car. image.jpg
     
  27. manor13

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    Was there a part number for them can't find it on etka
     
  28. dancupra225

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    These go for crazy money on eBay any where else can do them cheaper than 300 quid
     
  29. T-800

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    I do have the guys phone number but I'll be honest if you don't want to pay £300 there isn't any point giving you his number.

    He sells these into Audi dealerships as they can't get any extended leather items.
     
  30. mechanic69

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  31. mechanic69

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    and mine there top quality

    [​IMG]

    get the arm rests and centre rest too
     
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  32. mechanic69

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    Whats his story, are they ten OEM or copies?
     
  33. dancupra225

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    Seems to loads of them selling
    Either have the normal one 're leather with white stitching put on and can't see why not
     

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