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my a3, trying to mke it a 1 off haha

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  1. voorhees
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    Good stuff for a budget project,keep up the good work :icon_thumright:
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  2. 20v-turbo
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    cheers :)

    doing sanding nd fillering as we speak nightmare job

    and my phones funking died :( ttwatters haha

    but my show plates turned up will try get pic of mates camera soon
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    Would of thought you would have had 225's on the rears thats what i had on my 10's wen i had them on my a3.

    Also what most of the boya over on edition 38 run.
    The camber shims will help alot though
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    Bugsy_27 Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    saw your ride at UD mate, looking good!
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  5. 20v-turbo
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    thank, was bit mesy at ud had to rush some of it


    camber shims still havent been put on :(

    and one the rear tyres go ill begoing for bout 245 35 or 235 35 as i dnt want too mutch stretch cause ive flared my arches a decent ammount
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  6. 20v-turbo
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    hmm aint updated in a while tbh ha :/

    well gt it ready ish fr ud, but was not happy with it as it was rushed bonet was a state and so was frnt nd rear bumper, cdnt get the shims on in time and the lowering mounts :/


    but gt some attention people allways tlking to me about it so was good lil boost in cofidance,, so now yet again i have gone overhaul mode to try get a better result

    heres this week ends progress


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    fibreglassing so no crack wen smoothed
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    gutting to allow space for a ....
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    smoothing process long and dusty
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    firbreglaseeed and first stage filler on frnt
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    ohh cant frget this, gt boared of beinglet down by my bonet so its now fully wrapped in letaher ah :) **** scene haha
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    other cards on table is an FMIC, shims, top mounts, and interior,,nd fewother lil bits nd bobs to do by all types
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  7. 20v-turbo
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    hmm aint updated in a while tbh ha :/

    well gt it ready ish fr ud, but was not happy with it as it was rushed bonet was a state and so was frnt nd rear bumper, cdnt get the shims on in time and the lowering mounts :/


    but gt some attention people allways tlking to me about it so was good lil boost in cofidance,, so now yet again i have gone overhaul mode to try get a better result

    heres this week ends progress


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    fibreglassing so no crack wen smoothed
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    gutting to allow space for a ....
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    smoothing process long and dusty
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    firbreglaseeed and first stage filler on frnt
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    ohh cant frget this, gt boared of beinglet down by my bonet so its now fully wrapped in letaher ah :) **** scene haha
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    other cards on table is an FMIC, shims, top mounts, and interior,,nd fewother lil bits nd bobs to do by all types
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    Awesome, love the bonnet, kinda reminds me of a Astra I had awhile ago, I did it in chalkboard black, lights black, wheels black, lots of smoothing, hidden exhaust etc.
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  9. 20v-turbo
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    cheers,, gt few other bits to do,,,wel alot actually, plus srt f need to strt on my mk2 haha
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    look really good mate. can you tell me more about the lowered top mounts? do they lower it by a certain amount? and if so where can i get them from for my s3
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    Great threat! fmic next? yeaaaaah buddy! :D
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  12. 20v-turbo
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    umm u can buy actuall lowering top mounts sumwere on the internet,,technique im using is

    you buy polo 6n2 top mounts and also the strut stop tht u see in the engine bac above teh turret (metal plate last part os suspension)

    its perfectly safe, bearings are same ect, rubber is tough as nails,,,so u gain about 20-15 mm lowering ,,,, their 15 quid each much cheaper thn the 90 quid they ask fr the actuall lowering ones
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    Any pics of camber? Nice thread
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    havent put the camber shims on yet, ive wrapped my bonet in leather (full bonnet)

    car atm is up for sale or swaps but dunno yet, i like t but want a chnge :/
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    just few pics on how it looks atm

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    Nice , headlights stand out a bit too much IMO , tint them slightly maybe ?

    Love the smooth front bumper idea, though the number plate looks poo now !

    Keep it up :)
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    ye cdnt think of a better place to plonk the bloody thing :p

    ye i gt tint fr the lights just aint gt round too it yet :p

    but maybee next week ill have another car all depends now :(
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    Looks good .Like the lights and from what you started with fair play !
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    another lil pre all types update,,,big job broke out sum more haha :)

    currently....at the rhys davies brain...
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    gone another inch lower in the back due to the flared bumper
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    bumper is now flared out flush with the arch,,,,arch is also flared from a higher point now like s3 arches, bumpers fibreglassed and secured via aliminium brackets now and smoothed in with filler

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    my boot install modified again,,, tools now kept in side compartment,, floor raised for bmw biscut wheel :) acompanied by 10inch sub a pioneer gold plated conection amp and 12 cd disc changer,, the base is much better quality now spread through out the car loving it atm :)

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    this is how it stands at the moment

    so this weekends list is....
    helper springs out of front
    roll front arches
    paint calipers
    fill, smooth and paint rear arches
    touch up paint
    polish then tint frnt lights
    paint nd smooth frnt and rear bumper
    deep wax on alloys ready for all types
    polish inlet manifold and exhaust tip
    rear camber shims to be fitted and then adjust height


    hope to see alot of you at all types should be an amazing weekend :)
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    little update now
    some alltype shots
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    i actually have a job now so i can start doing things properly haha
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    Still looking great, looks alot better now with the front lights tinted.
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    thanks,,should have a decent update on the performance in about a month or 2 :)

    debating now on getting some side skirts, nothing ottt just summat tht will mke it look bit lower nd still need to get the bloody camber shims on lol :p
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    Looks great, keep up the good work ;)
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    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

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    That looks mean as dude. would look better with black rings in the grill me thinks:think:
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    cheers ,, no idea what im doing with the front grill and front bumper tbh or the rear haha,,,im undesisive lmao

    but plans for next month is,,,,

    fmic
    3 inch downpipe joinging up to the rest of my 3 inch system
    heavier rear springs
    and also i will be prepping the body work again as it will be going gloss white i believe


    and also some good news my turbos a ko3s :) as it has 8 blades :)
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    litle updates again,, decent ones begin next month i think lol

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    cabin filter fail lol

    bonets gone fr a rat look till i can source new bonet
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    Morty "StAtIk FaNtAtIk"

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    Awesome thread, can't wait to see where this goes.

    Makes me wanna go matte!!!
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    ye i got **** loads planned but tis currently for sale in need of a dirty diuirty a4 diesel ha,, heres a lil update

    umm just another update, keep fiddling with it even though im trying to sell it haha

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    will be painting some parts satin aswell, any opinions?
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    Cool mate. Thinking of doing mine aswell as its a state and needs done. What material did you use??? Where from? Much? Did you just glue it?

    Cheers.
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    Great thread this, matey. Really enjoyed reading through it and seeing all your progress. Love the matte paint and the wheels especially, though it's all pretty sweet TBH! Shame you're selling now, but needs must. All the best!
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    thanks ye, real guted to sell it as id love to clean it up nd squeeeze some power out of it ha

    umm i used faux red suade off ebay, and paid 33 quid including delivery for a roll 5x1.75m,, its the taiwan company off ebay they do many colors, well chuffed with its quality only problem is that deliverys bout 15-23 days ish
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    just another update
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    You don't mess about, I am liking this project a lot am liking those alloys a lot.
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    You had it wrapped or you painted it? Looks good, need some more pics.
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    i wdnt chnge the alloys on this car ever unless their some wide 18s nd a decent arb

    umm painted myself,,again,,but this time with celulouse paint in a gun :) its flat white atm, but will be gloss in a month ish, just done it quick fr the show on sunday ha
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    no progress :( cars in winter mode atm bmw m3 winters 18s 225 proxys all round :) and arse ends lowerd another 1.5 inches exhausts clippin everything ha mkes me giggle tbh


    should be decated this week hopefully,, and going to try get the bonet painted aswell


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    love this thread and will be keeping a close eye on this good work mate!!
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    thanks :)
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