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MIGGZ's A3 1.8t - The all rounder build thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by MIGGZ, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Lmfao you are on a roll this morning hey!
     
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    :lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao::lmfao:
     
  4. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Lmao nicks on a roll today the clown
     
  5. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    did the VWCSA track day yesterday

    after having so much **** with my car i really thought i would not have made it but got there safely and got home safely!

    had over heating issues with my car thought something major went wrong but saw that the fan switch vibrated loose. Then later on in the day the clutch started to get tired and slip but only after 4 to 5 laps of pure torture, the clutch is fine now and not giving any issues! i was impressed with my suspension brakes and power my car really shinned on the day!

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    will post some vids just now
     
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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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  7. Dwayne 1.8T

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    im glad it was the switch that came loose and not something serious...or else headgasket bye bye!!!

    is the 2nd video of us and that Skyline GTR?? that was epic!!

    ....chasing a GTR while sending a whatsapp message as the "co-driver" wahahahahaha
     
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  8. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    lmao yeah session 4 was us
     
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    The best was when you overtook the GT28 A4 :lmfao:

    That guy probably didn't know what hit him.
     
  10. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Unitronic Fear is just a word!

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  13. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    hey dude, did a vw club kyalami day on sunday, did 7 or 8 sessions, car had a few issues but nothing serious, just upset that the battery on the GOPRO gave up lol
     
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  14. Unitronic

    Unitronic Fear is just a word!

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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    only timed 3rd session it was all 2;15 and constant, but the last 2 sessions i felt quicker hey
     
  16. Unitronic

    Unitronic Fear is just a word!

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    Awsome! Times are not bad at all btw! You go aften or was this just a ones a moon day out? You need one more go at it, Tarlton?! Must get you'er tiime there too bro I'm very curious to see what yu get there? :thumbsup:
     
  17. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    was my 2nd time at kyalami, 1st track day event this year, not so keen on the drag strip times hey dude. thank you dude
     
  18. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Dude I'm still very impressed with your car this weekend when you took me around the track... Cornered like it was on rails, braked like we were hitting a wall and the power was immense when you floored it! Really well done on a awesome build bro!

    Now you just make me want coilovers, brakes and slicks and then fit my k04:(
     
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  20. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    lmao!!!! doooo it! ill help fit it hahahahah
     
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    Awww thanks Miggz!:kiss: Lol, but I still need a few parts... (Thanks for the water return line BTW)
     
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  23. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    No stress dude! My garage is full of parts lmao!
     
  24. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    wow over 3 weeks since i looked at my own thread!!!!!!

    been very busy with starting up my own business on the side lines and that but have not stopped with my car.
    only done small things nothing really major.

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  25. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    next up.... changed some plumbing and moved catch can and extended my intake

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    now some of you may know i might have a little fetish for or addiction for a blue bottle......

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    but it wont be going in for a very long time
     
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  26. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    no iv become a Glowshift Dealer in South Africa and decided to upgrade my already awesome Glowshift Gauges to the 10 series range!

    the 10 series has a high and low warning indicator, peak recall, full stepper module and you can add a external warning light.

    now after my last track day when i did not get enough warning that my water and oil was getting hot due to my fan switch vibrating loose i decided to add to my boost gauge and oil pressure gauge by throwing in a water and oil temp

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    some extras, water temp flange, oil t piece and 3 warning lights

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    and all of this is going in lol

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    im not 100% finished with the install should finish up tonight then ill take some pictures.......
     
  27. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Woooooooooooooooooo!

    We thought you'd been scared off by all the recent politics and Bullsh!t miggles!

    Glad to see you're still here :) car is looking awesome dude. how's she running?
     
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  28. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    hiiiiii nick

    you know me dude i dont get involved with petty ****!

    she is running very strong and constant think i might have a boost leak somewhere but its not irritating me enough to pull everything apart just yet lol
     
  29. A3 NICK

    A3 NICK BOOOOOOOOOST!!!

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    Hi Dude!

    Just spent the last 2 days reading your thread, all i can say is wow! Alot of ups and downs but realy pleased that its going well now :thumbsup: Given me plenty of ideas and advice to do on mine. Would you say the TT gear shifter is worth getting? And is Motul 660 brake fluid really that good?

    Looking forward to your next update :respekt:
     
  30. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Hey bud

    Feel very honored that you went thru my whole thread.

    The TT shifter was a slight change but nothing really worth while I'm afraid?

    As for the motul 660 what an improvement over many of the fluids iv tried, I use motul now every where on my car, brakes, engine and box.
     
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    A3 NICK BOOOOOOOOOST!!!

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    Your welcome bro was a damn good read! I will have to invest in some of that for my car now. How is the car running now all good still?
     
  32. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Yeah so far so good hey found a vac leak by the charcoal filter last night and I think that was my boost leak I was having, sneaky little tear in 1 of the hoses that I only found by accident. I'm really itching now to do half cage, 4 point harness and install the NOS now!
     
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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    gauges fitted but going to be making a nicer a pillar to hold and angle the warning lights better!

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    the reason the oil and water temp is in the glovebox, is that i dont need to constantly need look at it. i have the warning lights on the side of the A-pillar. iv set the warnings to the temp i feel it should warn me then the puzzer will come on and the lights on the a pillar will flash
     
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    Love it! Well done my son
     
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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    lol you assclown
     
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    Bwahahahahah!! :box:
     
  37. Westy

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    Can you actually see all those gauges easily from the drivers seat?
     
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    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    everyone asks me that till they get in my car ask ash over there its easy
     
  39. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Given that you're clearly not a lAndAn GeezA, I'd really love to hear your best impression of one :laugh:

    Car's looking good miggles, do those glovebox gauges change colour? or is the green to make Yoshi feel at home when he's doing logs?
     
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  40. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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  41. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I'm feeling mean, so I might report your post as advertising :laugh:
     
  42. MIGGZ

    MIGGZ nanananananananan BATMAN

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    Bwahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahah how am I advertising when I'm 1000's of miles away on another continent
     

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