1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Hello & I get my S3 tomorrow

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by chanlon1, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. chanlon1
    Offline

    chanlon1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2007
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    6
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    Hi all,

    Long time lurker and only just registered :asskicking:

    Get my new S3 tomorrow....and can't wait......3.5 months has been a hell of a long time:sadlike:

    Bit about myself........ I'm Colin, 34yrs, live just outside Belfast, previously been a BMW driver oir the last 7 or so years, and currently have a Z4.

    I'm an IT Manager for Belfast based Software company owned by a large American Insurance company.
    Other than cars and PC's (sound like nerd here :readit: ) I am also the administrator/owner of a successful BMW 1 Series forum (see signature)

    I decided to give Audi a try, and took a shine to the S3 .... did test the TT, but found the S3 way more exciting.

    Couldn't get over the amount of kit that comes standard on the S3 ... when I ordered the Z4, I had to pay out soooo much money for extras.

    The only extras I've seen the need to go for with the Audi are:
    • Light/Rain Pack - purely had to get this for the auto dim interior mirror
    • FCA - need somewhere to rest my elbow!
    • Flat Steering Wheel - doesn't it just look the business!
    • Bluetooth - had it on previous cars and is so useful
    • BOSE - more sound the better!
    Anyway, 13 more hours till I get me mitts on it....will post some pics when I get the chance
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Oct 1, 2014]

  3. Sinny71
    Offline

    Sinny71 S55 LKS

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2007
    Messages:
    779
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    :sign_welcome: n all that..!!
    #2
  4. daz2347
    Offline

    daz2347 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2007
    Messages:
    81
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    ENJOY (your NEW S3)

    :sign_unfair: (from an OLD S3 owner)
    #3
  5. gtijames
    Offline

    gtijames Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2007
    Messages:
    46
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    Good Luck fella!

    The S3 (especially in Dolphin Grey) is a cracking car :icon_thumright:
    #4
  6. chanlon1
    Offline

    chanlon1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2007
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    6
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    Thanks - looking forward to the Dolphin colour, my Z4 was a similar colour so it shouldn't be too hard to get used to!
    #5
  7. AL_B
    Offline

    AL_B Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2003
    Messages:
    1,572
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 24, 2007]
    Welcome to the sight mate.

    Enjoy tomorrow. Hope the S3 is better than the BMW's!! :) hahaha

    Post your views when you get chance.

    AL
    #6
  8. jamiekip
    Offline

    jamiekip Guest

    [Apr 24, 2007]
    Welcome - you're going to LOVE it! :)
    #7
  9. TDI-line
    Offline

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    9,055
    Likes Received:
    37
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Welcome and pics please.
    #8
  10. markwiggy
    Offline

    markwiggy Third Gear

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2006
    Messages:
    1,127
    Likes Received:
    92
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Good luck mate !!!

    Enjoy !

    Mark
    #9
  11. sat1983
    Offline

    sat1983 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2007
    Messages:
    720
    Likes Received:
    1
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Welcome matey! Nice choice, I'm sure you'll love every minute of ownership!:icon_thumright:
    #10
  12. JohnS3
    Offline

    JohnS3 Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2004
    Messages:
    3,028
    Likes Received:
    1
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Welcome. I'm sure you'll enjoy your new car!!
    #11
  13. newbiecrg
    Offline

    newbiecrg windsurfer

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2006
    Messages:
    1,328
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Nice one!

    I had the same feeling after testing the TT and the S3....

    Enjoy your motor!
    Pedro
    #12
  14. S3Didge
    Offline

    S3Didge Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2007
    Messages:
    91
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    Welcome mate

    Yep i went for the S3 over the TT too.

    You won't regret it - enjoy!
    #13
  15. Boydie
    Offline

    Boydie Guest

    [Apr 25, 2007]
    hey colin! good to see another northern irelander on the site!!

    you will belong to a select group over here as there are not many S3 owners in NI

    do you know the exact number at all?

    Mo on this site is waiting on his

    i am yet to see one on the roads but as far as i know there is an orange one floating about!

    if you are not a member of any other car enthusiast sites i would recommend www.reallymeansounds.com/forum - its one of the best NI enthusiast sites which lets you know of all up coming events/meets, car related chat, classifieds and general banter!

    i hope to organise a VAG photoshoot within the next month or so which you are more than welcome to come along and bring the S3! i will let you know though nearer the time! :D
    #14
  16. chanlon1
    Offline

    chanlon1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2007
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    6
    [Apr 25, 2007]
    thanks all for the warm welcome - spent the day with a variety of people in my passenger seat wetting themselves when the turbo kicks in :arco:

    I have still way too much of a grin to write a decent "write up" or take photos but will do so in a day or so

    Boydie - Agnews weren't able to tell me exactly how many S3's are on the roads over here, but they did indicate "not many".
    Their test car is a yellow one (I believe .... their RS4 is Solar Orange)
    #15
  17. Boydie
    Offline

    Boydie Guest

    [Apr 26, 2007]
    no probs mate - what area of belfast you from?

    im living in greenisland at the minute but originally from coleraine!
    #16
  18. chanlon1
    Offline

    chanlon1 Member

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2007
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    6
    [Apr 26, 2007]
    just outside Bangor
    #17
  19. Boydie
    Offline

    Boydie Guest

    [Apr 26, 2007]
    not far from where i work!

    if you ever need any accessories or cleaning products go to Streetracer on enterprise rd, bangor. the owner Armo is a top bloke and does great deals! you will need to keep that s3 clean :p
    #18

Share This Page