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Look what I bought from eBay

N8 May 12, 2009

  1. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Don't you just LOVE eBay!!! Well I do anyway.

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    Some 6 Pot AMG Brembo Calipers. Basically I'm going for a turboback exhaust on my car and a custom code phase 2, and as I feel the stock 2.0TDI brakes are poo, wanted a bit more bite, I don't really want 1 pot S3 brakes (plus they look poo), fancied building my own kit.

    I managed to get these calipers for the bargain price of £269 delivered! So they are getting sprayed Akoya Silver (Car colour) next week, then I will gradually build my kit of discs, pads, custom carriers etc over the next few months.

    Watch this space :arco:
     
  2. 10blazin

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    very nice nate they would stop a 18 wheeler ...... will they fit under your wheels though....... lol
     
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    Yes they will fit. I'm working out what size discs. I'm not sure if 365mm will fit under 18"s, they'll deffo fit under the 20"s. I will keep you posted blazin.
     
  4. 10blazin

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    I WAS JOKIN WITH YOU DUDE...when you getting your rims on
     
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    Um, tyres are getting fitted friday night. Trial fit on the weekend, so how many arches I have to rip out - LOL, then I'll stick them on next week. Need to seal them up first.

    Here are SL65 8 Pot brakes on a 2.0T German A3.

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    You get the picture!!! PORN!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. 10blazin

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    oh yeah dude they look the **** ....i want em

    are they 20s hes got in them pics if so where from they look nice.....
     
  7. B17AVM

    B17AVM The Whoa

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    They could stop a volcano!
     
  8. N8

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    He's running Audi A8 20"s, the newer style to mine basically, RS4 alloys but diamond cut face.

    :lmfao:
     
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    [French-Accent] Mozzer-fockerrrrrrrrrr!!! [/French-Accent]

    Yaa-freakin' HOO!!!

    -They look like the mutts nutts to me! -the dog's danglers!!

    -Nice one!
     
  10. N8

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    Monsterous aren't they :lmfao:
     
  11. gareth_oau

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    that price is amazing (specially compared to the daylight robbery that happens in australia!!)

    How much would you expect to pay for a set of matching discs?
     
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    I'm not quite sure yet Gareth, I'm not sure what discs and what sizse I'm going to run. I will keep everyone posted.
     
  13. Spin140

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    Bargain of the century, not sure about spraying them Akoya though I'd leave em stock.

    It will be like hitting a brick wall when you stamp on those but make sure you upgarde hoses and fluid too for maximum affect.

    They will look amazing, I think I'm developing a brake fetish..LOL !!
     
  14. WiZBiT

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    +1 DONT SPRAY THEM PLEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE!!!!!!!! :(
     
  15. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    Wowww! they will look amazing!! i officially HAVE a brake fetish!
     
  16. N8

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    Well they need spraying anyway, as they are a few chips etc on there. I think they are gonna look wicked in Akoya, don't really wanna spray them silver. I know will upgrade hoses and fluid also, my cousin's 6 Pot Cayenne Turbo brakes got me going!!

    Cheers Spin

    :laugh: :moa:

    Tell me about it :hubbahubba:
     
  17. N8

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    They will do lad, LOOOKKKKK SOOOO GOOOOD as well :photo:
     
  18. 10blazin

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    which ebay did you get them off nate english or german ???
     
  19. Ash B

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    Nath now thats a good reason to love ebay!!! They look great, cant wait to see them on your car :) How the car looking now? Last time i saw photos was looking very good. Looks like you grabbed yourself a bargain. Will be keeping my eye on this thread.

    Ashley
     
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    English man, also edition38 is a good place to find brakes.

    Cheers Ashley. I can't wait till they are on the car either, car is looking ok man, in DESPERATE need of some rimmage, the 18" S-Line wheels just look so dyer :laugh: 20"s are going on next week and also getting my turboback exhaust so I'll post up some fresh pictures next week.

    :hi:
     
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    They'd stop an elephant mate! Nice find... still waiting for pics of these 20's!:whistle2:
     
  22. Bugsy_27

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    Bargin Nath, they look awesome! Looking forward to seeing these pics with the 20's!
     
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    Blimey - face plant on the windscreen with those monsters - nice!
     
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    LOL - I'm still waiting for them myself, you'll have them next week, I'm getting the tyres fitted this friday. Bear with me.

    Brakes won't be on till July probably, I think quattronics are sorting the conversion for me.

    :laugh: Cheers Jon
     
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    nath what wheels you got on it at the minute?

    Those are beasts....i have to have some of them at some point..not on my current A3 though.....only 1.6 FSI :(
     
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    Same as yours, 5 spoke S-Line 18"s..
     
  27. Ash B

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    Bet your excited lol :) I know i cant wait to see your car with some 20"s on!!! Get some photos, how will the ride be do you reckon? Looking forward to the photos nath keep me updated.

    And enjoy the car:)

    Ashley



     
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    Hey Ashley,

    I was getting excited until Corey at quattronics recommend using 365mm B7 RS4 discs, I think I'm going to have to sell my anal virginity to pay for those :sex: , :lmfao:. I can't wait till there on either, the ride ain't gonna be as bad as everyone makes out, just depends what your used to. They ain't gonna be dailys anyway we'll see how it goes.

    I will enjoy it. :beerchug:
     
  29. NHN

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    Wouldnt be your 1st time, so I've heard :undwech:
     
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    :blush: LMFAO Nigel, you crack me up :laugh:
     
  31. Ash B

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    Lol ohhh, lmao sell your anal virginity:faint:.... thats nasty mate lmao! All i can say its good luck! Hope its worth it lol:lmfao:And hope its not too painful:ohmy:

    Thats fair enough not daily use, should be looking good:arco: Quite looking forward to seeing your car. Will that be every thing now or more plans on the way?

    And im pretty sure you will enjoy it mate ;)

    Ashley


    Lmao most comment he says just makes me laugh, nigel are you always happy? You never ever seem to be p*ssed off or moody :):respekt:

     
  32. Caesium

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    I'd worry that the master cylinder will not be able to move enough fluid to actually make them work without the pedal hitting the floor.
     
  33. NHN

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    I'd rather be laughing than be crying mate, always in the face of adversity, have a read http://www.healthy.net/scr/column.asp?ColumnId=1&ID=32

    I like to joke about & have a laugh, some people cant help being miserable shits, hey I get annoyed & peed of like everyone but it mostly only lasts for 5 minutes, some people can be peed of for days, weeks, years, lol, I can hold a grudge but wont let that affect anyone else.

    I was gonna say to Nate that will the braking systems on the car be able to utilise them to there full potential & not cause compatibility issues.
     
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    Ha Ha, you gotta have a laugh. I'm looking forward to it myself. As my sig says really. Turboback exhaust, custom code phase 2 map, bluetooth, interior lights, and thats pretty much it. So by the end of the summer, it'll be finished, and I can start spending cash on the girlfriend again :haha:

    Well Corey at Quattronics doesn't seem to think there will be any issues. They are the ones who are going to carry out the conversion.

    Well Corey at Quattronics doesn't seem to think there will be any issues. They are the ones who are going to carry out the conversion.
     
  35. 10blazin

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    where is quattronics mate ????
     
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    Newark near Nottingham.
     
  37. Caesium

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    Are they willing to give you a document stating that? I have seen the master cylinder on a car with huge callipers and the diameter is much larger than that of a standard car.

    Its alright saying "yeah its alright mate" but another for it to be legally binding.
     
  38. Broken Byzan

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    Probably find the rears will need upgrading too or your stopping distance will be increased due to the rears doing less work over the fronts. You have any plans to do the rear?
     
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    I've emailed him with your concerns, I'll await to hear what he says.

    We'll see what happens Byzan.
     
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    Did someone mention anal virginity? Oh its you Nathan. The man who goes round taking peoples with his valeting prices?

    MUHAAHHAHAHAH
     

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