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Discussion in 'The Welcome Section' started by Peachy, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Peachy
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    I joined up a few months ago but never had the chance to post, better late than never!

    Some people on here may know me, some don't, for those who don't my name is Lauryn and I'm from the Glasgow area :)

    I started off driving a few years ago with a Megane Coupe (not even worth mentioning really) before swiftly moving on to a Lupo Sport, and then my S3 in August last year.

    Here are some pics of the Lupo just before I sold it:

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    And this is the S3. This is about a week after I bought it (with the addition of rediculously small plates, now replaced with some legal plates with the gap):

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    Interior:

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    I wanted to keep it OEM but just get it looking immaculate, so I made a few changes.

    LCR splitter (need to take those screws out the middle!) and a nice polish:

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    Wheels powdercoated (before the laquer, not as shiny now) and four new tyres fitted:

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    Bought some Eibachs:

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    Also fitted some genuine chrome mirrors, replaced all discs and pads, serviced it, and MOT'd for another year, and it currently looks like this:

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    I really need to take some decent daytime pics but I'm always too busy during the day!:no:

    All C&C welcome.

    Thanks
    Lauryn
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    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hello and welcome to the site Lauryn
    yes daytime pics would be good,nice shiny alloys thats a wee bit different I like it.
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    Hi Lauryn, :sign_welcome: to the forum! the Lupo wheels look so dinky! lol

    Nice S3 you got there! :yes:
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    oi oi
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    Hi there welcome,,,,,,,, the cars look good you got a good taste
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    Very impressive work!
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    Cheers everyone!

    Lauryn
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    This could probably do with an update...

    Some daytime pics as promised, cleaned/polished/waxed/sealed etc

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    Then came my S4 Avus wheels in time for Edition 38

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    All waxed and polished to see it through the winter mornings

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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    Most recently, the car has now had a full respray, LCR splitter removed, new sideskirt on drivers door replaced as the old one had loosened, new badges, aero wipers, and a full buff and polish by the bodyshop, me being very pernickety as per. I'm very happy with the work, because of the cold weather and overwhelming workload at uni I haven't yet managed to spend time detailing the car as I'd have liked to, but all in good time. Some pics taken a few weeks ago:

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    Thanks
    Lauryn
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    Very tidy!
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    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    hi & welcome! that is one mint 8L!!! love it!!
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    This is now for sale, just bought myself a stunning Solar Orange 8P so time to let go sadly! :(

    Lauryn
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    nice car that 8L , welcome to the 8p world :)
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    Thank you, beautiful cars to drive :)
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    they are indeedy mine has done 92k and still drives spot on still cracking out 45+ mpg so im happy would love an S3 tho lol
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    Peachy Bazinga!

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    And I'd love 45+ mpg! I averaged 29.5 mpg in my 8L, the new one will probably be around 20 for the first few weeks, max! Haha.
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    haha wanna swap ive got no problem doing that lmao , yeah prob wont be much more than that anyway i think most get around 25mpg max the 8p s3 isnt very good on fuel at all lol but they are worth it tho
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    Both previous motors look tops lauryn youll have to get some pics up of your new motor. . . . get yourself a build thread made im sure youll already have plans. . .
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    Looking good, look forward to the new pics!
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    Looks nice lauryn, in need of some new shoes tho :)
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    Welcome to the site Lauryn - some really nice snaps of the car and good progress!
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    Welcome aboard. Nice car indeed, enjoy it.
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