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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by KelvinS3, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. KelvinS3
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    Hi People just a quick post to say hi and to let myself be known

    I`m Kelvin and now the owner of a Dolphin grey pre facelift with some fancy bits already on the car and some not so Ive spent all weekend fully Valeting the car as it was filthy inside and out but here are some photos for you to feast your eyes over

    The State she arrived in

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    Then After I worked my Magic

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    Even in the poor Weather still managed to get a good reflection shot

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    Hi kelvin

    Good job! Nice car and enjoy the forum.
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    Looks awesome mate, lovely car and good work on the clean! Nothing better than buying a car and making it your own ay!?!
    Loving the brakes on it
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    Thanks Jim been reading your progress thread on your S3, Outstanding car you have achieved
    I am still a fair bit off of where i want to take this But i need to replace those Frigging stupid M3 rep Mirrors & Replace them with S3 ones Payday cant come soon enough
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    Thanks. It's coming on.

    Just noticed your wing mirror...lol. They look like the wing men's helmets in the 1980's film flash Gordon! Classic!
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    Hi and welcome to ASN sweet looking S3 you have there, good buy with the brakes too. Have a read of the Stickys there's some great info on there for you to get the modding bug.


    Chris.
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    Do love a nice and shiny s3!
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    It has some of the most important Jobs done already and running stage 1 from R-Tech but yea the brakes were also a big buying point along with the amount of history i have with this car
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    That's a definite plus point you cant go wrong with an R-tech map how many miles has it done.
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    130K but i have a full A4 Binder that i`ve not long gone through full of Receipts of every bit of work done
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    Looks like you have hit on a very well looked after motor (bar the mirrors :p ) enjoy it especially the stopping power I'd love porka brakes.
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    Welcome to the money pit club Kelvin.

    ...How could the previous owner put those retarded wing mirrors on :banghead:
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    Looks a cracking example mate.....:icon_thumright:
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    Probably because some chav stole the originals
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    Nice looking S3

    Lose them mirrors though
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    Very nice. Like the look of the brakes.

    I'd take the mirrors off straight away, they're awful. :)

    BTW - Are you missing a wheel nut?


    Liam
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    I guess so, at least he eliminated the chance of anyone doing it again by putting those beauties on.
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    Im in the process of chasing down a set of oem S3 mirrors as we speak but payday is still so far away which is a shame as your all right why would you do it spend all the money to ruin it with adding these ebay specials,

    I need to find one that is breaking as ive got a small list of bits and bobs ive found out i need
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    Very nice mate. Looking at brakes like that myself as the ones in our Zafira are much sharper LOL!! In all honesty I could probably change the fluid to help but trying to convince myself I need Porsche ones :)
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    Definitely agree - lose those mirrors! You're missing part of the front lower grille round the off-side fog-lamp I think?
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    hi kelvin, just thought id tell you your tires are the wrong profile for the wheel size and car, its likely your speedo will be way out, so watch it through those speed cameras!
    seems the previous owner wanted some stretch and has fitted 215/35, when in fact to match oem circumference you really need 225/40 or 235/35. of course it does depend on the width of the rims.

    car is a lovely colour btw, and im jealous of the brakes!
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