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Help S3 8l or 8p

S3 AEX Nov 26, 2012

  1. S3 AEX

    S3 AEX Active Member

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    Hi all, I'm due to finish my driving ban soon and am planning on getting another S3 as there the only car for me unless I had 20+k for a rs4. The problem is I'm really stuck on whether I should get a 8l or 8p I've had 3 8l's an really love them I just think they have more character than the 8p's but sayin that ive never drove the 8p so part of me thinks I should move up to the newer model prob about a 57 or 58 plate. Can any one help me decide?? Like pros for n against each model, 75% of me is 8l cheers guys
     
  2. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    You need to test drive an 8P and make the decision yourself, in my opinion. Sure the 8L has the looks, but it's an older and slower car, plus you need monies spent on the suspension to make it go round corners properly, the 8P is a rapid machine out the box.
     
  3. S3 AEX

    S3 AEX Active Member

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    Cheers jojo I suppose the wise thing would be to test drive the 8p reckon that's what I'll do then maybe that will sway me to go out with the old and in with the new if I did get the 8p then a full miltek and remap from jbs would deffo be in order.
     
  4. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    See with those mods alone, that 300bhp+, the 8L can't get anywhere near that without serious money spent on it! Don't get me wrong, I love my 8L, but when the option is available to have a newer and faster machine, then why not?
     
  5. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    As jojo says really. Now, the 8ls are getting very old. There's more of those wear and tear things going wrong. Power wise there's no comparison. If I had the spare casish 8pnis where I'd be looking. Instead I got to save for a house!
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    :ohmy:
     
  7. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :) Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon Manual

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    LOL..Rav is looking for a new house for his new hubby ;)

    Especially now he has just outted himself X
     
  8. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    I'll get my coat shall I.....!
     
  9. voorhees

    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V8 Audi S5 s tronic

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    And pop round to see Gaythree :sex:
     
  10. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Didn't realise you we're coming too jase!?
     

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