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Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Itguy, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    It's a pity you're not near me as I'd lend you a pair for you to try. They're not cheap but they do work well.

    Have a google for EXO
     
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    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    (I also have USB powered fingerless mittens for work, much to the great amusement of everyone in meetings!)
     
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    I'm sold. I use a PC for many hours a day and I never thought of trying usb gloves. I was on the EXO site last night after followinga link from the Reynaud site.
     
  5. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    PilotAudi New Member

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    Oh dear folks (or is it deer?) another boring night on TV?
     
  7. c.grex

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    When I started looking for a car I had a budget. I have added a couple of things, but nothing too much.

    there is some people with very deep pockets on here! I totally want to add Tech pack, B&O, Pano but each of these are a lot of money to me, and no matter how much I read about how good they are I just can't find any more money on my money tree!
     
  8. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    I understand ... The joys of being older and financially more secure maybe? Or just daft!
     
  9. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Active Member

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    ive changed my order twice and poss a 3rd

    pano roof £975
    added connect £300
    hold assist 90
    led light 795
    lumbar 195
    high beam 100
    interior led lights 170

    over £2.5K!

    may look at the stronic and acc too - if I get those then id add a 4th year warranty and keep it for 4 years
     
  10. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Active Member

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    darn I tried the stronic and liked it but do I like it more than the manual hmm. I was impressed so may add as I can see what the fuss is about now. had an approx. 120 mile roundtrip to test one though

    after all I said about an auto, lol!!
     
  11. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    "Don't think, do"!

    if you like it just add it and have a go for a few years. I presume you found some back roads to try to lovely paddle downshifting coming up to bends and full on attack up shifts with "boompf" in between gears then?
     
  12. royalsteve68

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    no but I made my mind up pretty quick - doesn't feel like an auto at all and its quite nice to have both hands on the sterring wheel at warp speed - the big difference is not 1st gear pull away but the incredible 2nd gear onward and no let up in power delivery

    - the only thing I still find odd when engaging park and it moves a small amount - I find that a little unnerving - you may find it crazy but I didn't use the paddles but ill be find I play lots of games on consoles hahaha - ive just got retrain my brain from 26 years of doing something that I do on "auto pilot"
     
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    Have driven many miles with Audi S Tronic and Tip tronic and when 'driving' for real nothing beats a Manual in my opinion.
     
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    I presume you've had a good test drive of the new S3, my test drive was in the 184 Quattro s tronic but it was so long ago I've forgotten a few things.

    With regards to the paddles shape and size can you remember being able to flick them whilst turning (at a light angle of course), making it easy to change gear whilst powering out of a corner?
     
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    Mr Pillow..

    FYI The paddles are actually attached to the wheel and it is a simple case of 'they stay put' and the wheel moves..

    Still prefer manual!
     
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    Ah okay, are they reasonably long 'paddles' then or are they like smallish buttons?!
     
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    I think they are just right in terms of size. Never missed a shift when I test drove.
     
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    lol 3rd change today and DEFO NO MORE!!

    tested the manual and yep I prefer the stronic - yeh yeh I know what a hypocrite I am but who cares

    add stronic, acc, through load, service pack, 4th year warranty as keeping for 4 not 3 years now - I just thought s** it

    spec now
    s3 sportback
    misano red
    stronic - just wow
    pano roof - looks cool
    B&O
    aluminium roof bars
    privacy glass
    acc
    comfort pack with park aid and assist
    hold assist
    high beam assist
    electric lumbar
    led lights - yet to see one
    through load - yet to see one
    interior led lights - look cool
    tech pack with audi assist
    electric folding mirrors
    3 year service pack
    4th year warranty

    luckily there aren't many options anyway, hahahahaha - that's about £9K of options less discount, a lot but not as much as some
     
  19. Itguy

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    Good man, why not eh?!
     
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    I originally removed the Sports Suspension option from the S-Line due to 'being sensible'. After thinking about that for a few weeks I put it back on and then a week later went all out and selected the S-Line suspension set up...
     
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    What on earth is 'tech pack with audi assist'?!
     
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    Have through load on 8P rarely use it so not bothering again ;-) another 50 pints saved or 300 Mars Bars.
     
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    you clearly have too much time
     

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