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Going Going ...... nearly Gone

Macdoon Jan 21, 2014

  1. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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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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  2. Av4nt

    Av4nt Well-Known Member Team V10 Team Sprint Audi S6 quattro s tronic saloon

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    Cant see there but are they mesh fog grilles?
     
  3. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Yes pal, to match the RS4 Grille
     
  4. Av4nt

    Av4nt Well-Known Member Team V10 Team Sprint Audi S6 quattro s tronic saloon

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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
     
  5. V6 Quatt

    V6 Quatt Well-Known Member

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    Nice Mac...lovley B8 motor mate....
     
  6. DieselJake

    DieselJake Well-Known Member

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    Nice motor, and nice new motor too haha be interesting to see what happens with the new car.
     
  7. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    We'll miss you, Mac, but it looks like you've made another good choice there.
     
  8. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    Bye Mac. B8 looks really nice. 2.0 TFSI is great with a remap. :)
     
  9. Tiffy

    Tiffy Active Member

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    Very Nice MAc........
     
  10. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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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
     
  11. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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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
     
  12. V6 Quatt

    V6 Quatt Well-Known Member

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    No worries.

    Cheers

     
  13. Av4nt

    Av4nt Well-Known Member Team V10 Team Sprint Audi S6 quattro s tronic saloon

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    did you?
     
  14. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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    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!
     
  15. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Sorry pal, lights are now gone.
    Be good to meet at AITP6, look forward to seeing your motor
     
  16. Molnboman

    Molnboman Well-Known Member

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    Good Luck Mac and may I wish you all the very best with your new car Matey!

    Best Wishes
    Allan
     
  17. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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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 :)
     
  18. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Cheers Al, hope you have a good winter up in Swedenshire pal
     
  19. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Can't wait to get started lol, although the missus is like ...... Really , lol .
     
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  20. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    Time for a little bribe present to keep her onside? :)
     
  21. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Aye Scotty lol, new bathroom she said ffs lol
     
  22. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I got the same question when arrived home with a k04 hybrid turbo lol! She'll come round....
     
  23. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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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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  24. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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    Haha!! Fortunately my wife managed to settle for a puppy :)
     
  25. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Never underestimate the attraction of a nice bathroom. Just ask NHN.
     
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  26. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    very nice choice
     
  27. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Cheers Lee, oh and thanks for the info via pm in the early stages :icon_thumright:
     
  28. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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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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  29. ESD1711

    ESD1711 Active Member

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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.
     
  30. Wrath

    Wrath Well-Known Member

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    Awwwww! Sad to see you go :(

    I'm going to hide in a corner and cry now.
     
  31. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    very smart motor that man :D
     
  32. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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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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  33. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Pmsl ...... :salute:

    Cheers Danny, btw headlining coming out next week, I'll pm ya pal
     
  34. Craig Cull

    Craig Cull Well-Known Member

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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
     
  35. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    I'll pm ya craig
     
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  36. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    How are you finding the B8 Mac? How does it compare to the B7?
     
  37. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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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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  38. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    do you notice how light the b8 feels to the b6/7
     
  39. Macdoon

    Macdoon Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi A4 S-line owners group

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    Aye pal, takes a wee bit of getting used to
     

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