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From JDM to Euro..

Sam-K May 15, 2007

  1. Sam-K

    Sam-K Has a throbbing red german.

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    Hey everyone !

    after being an owner of a 1993 honda civic EG4 for 2 years i thought i would Give it a break.. well literally.. as the car died!

    here it is anyway :)

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    so. I bought an Audi a3 8l 1.6 sport. now i know that people aren't impressed by these on here , and A3 owners either drive 1.8t or S3s on here .. but to be honest its cheaper on my insurance and its a step up from the civic :D

    anyway..

    here is a pic of that !

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    bit gutted , its in the garage at the moment with cooling problems.. :|

    and being a complete noob.. i'd like to know about a few subtle mods i can do to make it look a little different .. as its pre facelift etc..

    and i'm from Aylesbury well near.. in bucks and stafford uni in term time.. anyone else from round here??

    Sam!
     
  2. Randomjim

    Randomjim Active Member

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    :sign_welcome: :sign_welcome:
     
  3. rodenal

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    Welcome matey - the 1.6 is fine its just not very fast lol -

    Usual mods people start with are:

    Facelift lights front and back

    rs4's or equivalent wheels

    then i suppose you could look into putting the s3 front and rear bumpers on with some skirts, a bit more expensive that one tho
     
  4. Sam-K

    Sam-K Has a throbbing red german.

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    Rodenal , that was exactly my first train of thought! i like the idea of RS4's or RS6's in an 18 ? or 17?

    also.. i think i will black the rings and chrome on the front.. but undecided.. because i think it would need an S-line badge on the front there too..

    and addition to this.. (sorry) .. where is a good place to get an exhaust for a 1.6 ? or would i be better getting one made up at powerflow.?
     
  5. rodenal

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    Unless your exhaust is knacked i really wouldnt bother to get another one for it, its not gonna make any sort of performance difference -

    If u really wanna tho then a powerflow exhaust will be fine or a miltek but that'll set u back a bit more, and u might have to make a cut out at the back.

    I've 18's on mine, dont like rs6's - i think the ride is a bit harsh on them tho, the S3's 17's might be a better compromise.

    Not sure about blacking the rings, some people like it, just not for me really - doing them the colour of the body could be interesting looking tho.
     
  6. Sam-K

    Sam-K Has a throbbing red german.

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    without sounding like too much of a chav haha.. i would quite like a bit more of an exhaust note really! miltek only do for the 1.8?

    i was looking at tt 17"s .. what sort of price should i be able to get these for.? or rs4's in 18's?
     
  7. rodenal

    rodenal Active Member

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    The 1.8 n/a exhaust will fit matey
     
  8. L1 HCS

    L1 HCS Active Member

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    Hello & :sign_welcome: to the site.
     
  9. Luckymonkey

    Luckymonkey New Member

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    Welcome mate, i recognise your car from "CSC".
     
  10. Sam-K

    Sam-K Has a throbbing red german.

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    ah do you? who are you on there? :)
     
  11. S3IZZO

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    Welcome to the site.

    Liking the A3 but that Civic is about as JDM as my dog :) ... used to have an EK4 myself nice little cars :icon_thumright:
     
  12. Sam-K

    Sam-K Has a throbbing red german.

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    haha i know it wasn't very jdm .. to be honest.. i didnt wanna be a sheep :| .. was using it as a term and phase in comparison! :D and an EK4 ! very nice! was goin to get a EG6 but couldn't get insured.. so thought i'd try something a wee bit different!

    just got my A3 back from the garage today so my wallet is 200quid lighter ! but i love having it back as the seat arosa i have been driving was getting a little bit bland :thumbsup:
     
  13. Luckymonkey

    Luckymonkey New Member

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    Was Turbokid on "CSC" and had a wide arch EK3 in grey!
    glad your enjoying the Audi, there great cars.
     
  14. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    Welcome to the site
    get used to that as it seems Audi ownership is deemed as megabuck holders
     
  15. Lowlife

    Lowlife German Hardcore

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    Hello and :sign_welcome: to ASN...:blackrs4:
     
  16. TDI-line

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

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    Hello and welcome.:greyrs4: :yellowrs4: :blackrs4:
     
  17. SamDude

    SamDude Active Member

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    Howdy!
    Welcome'n'all that!
     

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