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Its been a busy / expensive weekend!

chrisash32 Feb 28, 2010

  1. chrisash32

    chrisash32 Member

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    Afternoon All,
    Got the windows tinted on the A4 on saturday!! It looks awesome!! :D

    Also, decided on Friday morning that i wanted a remap too! So I got one that day :D
    Car the is so much more responsive now! Loving it... MPG has defiantly gone up too!

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    I found it really hard to get photos showing the tints, oh well you get the idea :)

    What next??
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2010
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Looks really good Chris :icon_thumright:

    What next indeed! Are you telling us? Or awaiting ideas?
     
  3. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    Do nothing next, it looks sweet as it is, :icon_thumright:
     
  4. paul20v

    paul20v Audi fanatic

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    Nice :)
    been tempted with tints for a while nice job.
     
  5. Niknak

    Niknak Member

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    looks well 18'S will finish it off:icon_thumright:
     
  6. chrisash32

    chrisash32 Member

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    Cheers guys! was looking for ideas, but like was said above.. Liking it as is at the moment :)

    Any ideas welcome though!
     
  7. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    ok, i got one for ya, Treat the tyres to some blackening up tyre sheen,
     
  8. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    Or LED bulbs on the rear number plate!
     
  9. crazy88

    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    I want to know about both things...

    Tints: Where, how dark, and how much? :)

    Remap: What's new power (was it 130bhp before?), and does it make you smile when putting your foot down? haha

    Car looks great mate, really like that colour.

    As for things to do, as mentioned wheels, and lower (if not already on sport suspension, which I suspect it is) Oh, and lose the mudflaps, but that's just what i'd do, they don't particularly offend me.
     
  10. Niknak

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    RS4 gear knob
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    Coil overs

    And that is just off the top of my head lol
     
  11. crazy88

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    Debadge the back too! I really like them debadged, hence why i did mine. (just the a4 and 1.9tdi) I left the rings on
     
  12. mattyboyc

    mattyboyc B6 Veteran Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group TDi

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    I quite agree and black roof rails :yum:
     
  13. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Yeah Chris! Come on....!
     
  14. chrisash32

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    Though the same myself when uploading the piccys! Need to get some more..

    Also in the process of looking into this.. Replacing all my interior ones with LED's too....

    Thanks :)
    To answer your question, Tints are 20% (Thats they let 20% of light through, so quite dark) - They cost £175
    The remap has put me from about 130hp to 170! and yep, it sure does make me smile!
    I have some issues with the map at the min, as it did funny things with my fuel gauge, however i am in talks with the company about this.

    Thanks, comments added! Dual exhaust is high on my list of things to do next!

    I have been thinking about doing the A4 and 1.9TDi, i think that would look quite smart...
    What do people think about removing the rear wiper? I never use it...

    Not sure about black roof rails, i like the chrome.. haha

    Thanks evening!
     
  15. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Personally I think it would look like a bog standard model without even a wiper fitted....!
     
  16. crazy88

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    Removing the wiper was a big thing to do on 306's (my old car). I kinda like the minimal look, but at the same time would really miss it. I am always using mine in the wet as the back window gets covered. Does yours not? Maybe the mud flaps help! :)

    Glad you like the map despite the teething problems. And thanks for the tints info. I doubt i'd get that dark, but £175 isn't too bad a price.

    Debadging is really easy. It took me about 10minutes. Just use a hairdryer, but don't get it too warm as funky things may happen. Then i used an old credit style card to prise them off, and bob's your uncle.
     
  17. chrisash32

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    I just use my side mirrors, so the back one gets really dirty on mine, but it doesn't bother me.

    I do like the tints very dark, cant see into the car at all...
     
  18. crazy88

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    I like the dark tints a lot, but just fear for the back bumper with mrs crazy88 behind the wheel at night! If it had parking sensors i'd be tempted to go darker. Did you get the fronts done at all?
     
  19. chrisash32

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    No officer......


    Get some parking sensors and lets see some tints!!
     
  20. crazy88

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    haha :whistle2:

    I know, but then that makes the whole thing a lot more expensive though doesn't it?! We'll see.

    Car looks great though, I am really liking it!
     
  21. sc00byd00byd00

    sc00byd00byd00 Frank and Beans............... VCDS Map User

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    Where did you get then done mate ? Designer Wheels ? How much did it cost you ?
     
  22. sc00byd00byd00

    sc00byd00byd00 Frank and Beans............... VCDS Map User

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    Where did you get then done mate ? Designer Wheels ? How much did it cost you ?
     
  23. chrisash32

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    Got it down by a bloke i use down in Leicester, cost £175
     

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