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Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by Macdoon, Jan 21, 2014.

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    Hi B7ers

    Well the time has come to move onwards and upwards lol, My B7 is very soon to be gone, stepping into an 09 plate A4 B8 2.0l Tfsi (211bhp) 33k one owner FASH.
    Here's the latest pic of my Nearly gone B7
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    And the soon to be new to me B8
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    Already ordering modding parts grrrrrr .....lol

    To all of you in the B7 section, happy modding and big thanks to all for advice, help, parts etc, I'll be in and out of here, and hope to see you guys at AITP6

    Cheers

    Mac
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    [Jan 21, 2014]
    Cant see there but are they mesh fog grilles?
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    Yes pal, to match the RS4 Grille
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    guessing you dont want to part them then if they all match? im interested in the fog grilles for my standard ones +some dosh if you like
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    [Jan 22, 2014]
    Nice Mac...lovley B8 motor mate....
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    Nice motor, and nice new motor too haha be interesting to see what happens with the new car.
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    We'll miss you, Mac, but it looks like you've made another good choice there.
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    Bye Mac. B8 looks really nice. 2.0 TFSI is great with a remap. :)
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    [Jan 22, 2014]
    Very Nice MAc........
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    Cheers pal, If I don't catch you before I'll see at AITP6, I'll be txtin you soon about wheels and stuff lol
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    PM'd you mate
    Cheers mate, got some plans up my sleeve already (missus will be pleased lol)

    Ta Jeff

    Cheers Scotty, looking into that already... happy days lol

    Cheers pal
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    No worries.

    Cheers

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    [Jan 22, 2014]
    did you?
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    [Jan 22, 2014]
    Nice motor! Shame ur leaving the b7 massive! Lol!
    Happy b8 modding!
    Do you have the tail lights still?
    I'll be at AITP6 as I've said I'll go to the last 2 but never actually made it!
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    Sorry pal, lights are now gone.
    Be good to meet at AITP6, look forward to seeing your motor
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    Good Luck Mac and may I wish you all the very best with your new car Matey!

    Best Wishes
    Allan
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    No problem, yeah yours too mate, hopefully have it the way I want it by then... I'm interested to see what you do to the new one :)
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    Cheers Al, hope you have a good winter up in Swedenshire pal
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    Can't wait to get started lol, although the missus is like ...... Really , lol .
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    Time for a little bribe present to keep her onside? :)
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    Aye Scotty lol, new bathroom she said ffs lol
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    Yeah I got the same question when arrived home with a k04 hybrid turbo lol! She'll come round....
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    I mean really.... does ahe realise how many mods can be done for the price of a bathroom lol
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    Haha!! Fortunately my wife managed to settle for a puppy :)
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    Never underestimate the attraction of a nice bathroom. Just ask NHN.
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    very nice choice
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    Cheers Lee, oh and thanks for the info via pm in the early stages :icon_thumright:
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    I'm just trying to picture how this went Craig...
    Her: "what's that under your arm?"
    You: "hybrid turbo"
    Her: "I hope it wasn't expensive"
    You: "Was nearly £50 :ermm: "
    Her: "Really?!"
    You: "Let's get a puppy."

    :)
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    Might be interested in a deal on the grille and fog surrounds if they are all still available..... know someone above mentioned interest in the surrounds though.
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    Awwwww! Sad to see you go :(

    I'm going to hide in a corner and cry now.
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    very smart motor that man :D
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    Very close Scotty lol!

    After I picked myself up off the floor, then I mentioned the puppy.

    Haha!
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    Pmsl ...... :salute:

    Cheers Danny, btw headlining coming out next week, I'll pm ya pal
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    Speaking of mods mate, one of the technicians at work has a set of Eibach lowering springs 50mm I think he said. He's wanting £150 for them. Got a couple of chips on the springs but other than that he said they have plenty of life in them. Came off a 1 year old A4 B8 originally
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    I'll pm ya craig
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    How are you finding the B8 Mac? How does it compare to the B7?
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    I'm surprised how good the B8 really is tbh Scotty, internally Audi have moved forward a fair bit and definately maintained the quality. Luckily this one is a high spec, although as usual nearly everything is an optional extra, so it doesn't have vanity mirror, puddle or footwell lights ???, so that's another upgrade/mod to be done lol.

    A lot to find out about this model, as it is very different to the B7, externally it seems very much a bigger motor, nice lines compliment the overall look, headlights are great with adaptive xenons and drl's that really do go well with the lines and overall shape. However rear lights are not LED? (another mod). 19" wheels really work well, I did think that I may have to put in on 18's as I expected the ride to be much like the B7 on 19's - a wee bit harsher, but no they actually are a better ride.

    The engine, 2.0 Tfsi 211bhp has surprised me, power delivery is very smooth, responsive even in the higher gear range, (had a bit of fun in it lol).
    Holds the road really well for a fwd, although it will definately need the RS4 RARB upgrade, I think it would benefit from a gentle remap just to even out power delivery through 1st & 2nd, and maybe around 250bhp.

    Just covered 1445 miles--
    700 (1 trip) miles of which - 75% motorway/25% town (80miles of ave speed cams 30/40mph) driving between 70-80mph with a few blips of fun but no real hard throttle returned 38.77mph.
    300 miles of fun, driven through it's full gear range at varying speeds returned 32.41mph
    445 (55 litres) miles out of a full tank, everyday driving 70% motorway/A roads - 30% town, not heavy footed, but a few wee moments of fun

    So overall I am over the moon with and looking forward to modding it
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    do you notice how light the b8 feels to the b6/7
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    Aye pal, takes a wee bit of getting used to
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