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My new S3 front end

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Plunky, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. Plunky

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    Just thought i'd post a few pictures up of my car since fitting my new S3 front bumper...

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    Pardon the wonkey exhaust tips :S

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    I was quite pleased at how well the FMIC fitted under the bumper.....

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    ... and my temporary washer jet covers made from real carbon fibre (homemade by me :D)

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    ... and finally my rescent 256mm rear brake upgrade (excuse the orange discs, just been washed!)

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    Need to sort some wheel spacers now me thinks...

    Hope you all like :D

    Comments welcome....

    Liam
     
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  3. finesse

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  4. s3_kev

    s3_kev Stage2'd!!!!!!

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    looks nice mate good effort :icon_thumright:
     
  5. Plunky

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    Cheers!
    yeah im probably going to get the lower boost pipes powdercoated black sometime in the near fututre :D
     
  6. Haglos

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    very smart mate :icon_thumright:
     
  7. finesse

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    btw who's that ugly mutt in the reflection?
     
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    Looks good! Where did you get that bonnet from?:eyebrows:
     
  9. Plunky

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    Haha that would be me! :)
     
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    That's a mean looking motor you've got there, top job!
     
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    looks good mate, if you dont mind me asking where did u get the bumper from? i see yours in an a3 so did it just switch straigh over? cheers
     
  12. damo.h

    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

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    feelin that carbon look you got goin on dude, top job could you not of kept the front fog's?? nice splitter would finish that front end off nicely:idea:
    oh and some new wheel nuts. dem is proper mingin:slap:
     
  13. Plunky

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    Cheers mate, i got the bumper off of ebay but it was quite badly damaged, so got it cheap :D and then got a mate to fix it and spray it. yeah its a straight fit, only problem is you have to drill new holes in the inner arches to line up with the s3 bumper.
     
  14. Plunky

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    Cheers! I think the carbon is quite well suited with the colour of the car, nice a subtle :D
    Dont think i could keep the fogs unless i got new pipes made up.
    Agree with the wheel nuts! will be getting new ones when i get some wheel spacers!
     
  15. S3 Nattie

    S3 Nattie Quattro ist für sissies

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    Looking very nice, really digging the headlights and bonnet.

    I did it on my previous car and it made such a difference. I sprayed my wheel bolts, either same as your wheels or completely different like green or red. Team dynamics are ace and the bolts do it no justice.
     
  16. 1animal1

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    looks really good that ;)

    id be going for the fogs personally but each to their own :)
     
  17. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Like it mate.

    Fancy doing me some carbon stuff :).

    Also i want them wheels but cant mind if they suit the colour of the car or not.....
     
  18. fingermouse

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    whats happened to the tail pipes ----/-----
     
  19. emery1990

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    looking smart mate, thought black wheels would look too much on the black ! but i was wrong, looking really good, id try and powder coat the the foglights a matt black or something, so there not shiny or anything. Liking the Td's. Take it you dint need that bleeder kit in the end then lol
     
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    nice mate! liking it alot, good to see another member on here modding different to the oem look!
     
  21. Plunky

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    the exhaust has had it, getting a custom catback made up soon
     
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    Thanks for all the other comments guys!

    didnt need the bleeder kit mate :D thanks anyway
     
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    Oh right lol what i think would look smart, i was going to get it done to my a3. Instead of having chrome mirrors, get them done in a smoked chrome ( black chrome), so it matches the stealth look your going for. chrome would look too shiny for your car i rekon. The person said itd cost £100 for the pair. Wish i did get it done! Could also black chrome the fmic pipes too :D
     
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    looks good mate. If it was me tho the bumper not lining up with the arches would piss me off.
     
  26. Plunky

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    yeah i agree but its not really that noticable so dosnt bother me that much
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Where did you get the bonnet from mate? It doesnt seem to fit right, how come? Also are they 18's your running?
     
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    Hmmm, not keen. All looks pretty higgledy piggledy to me pal - nothing fits!

    I like the idea of black everything and carbon look - nice and stealth. Shame it's just a bad fit :(
     
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    The bonnet came with the car mate so im not sure where that came from. as for the fitment, the bonnet is fine, i cant see how it dosnt fit right?
     
  31. Plunky

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    Higgledy piggledy?! The only thing that dosnt quite fit right is the bumper, but that is only miniscule as I dont have the s3 arches to match. But each to their own i suppose :)
     
  32. Plunky

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    I've also added a special touch now :D will add pictures when the sun comes out!
     
  33. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    It hangs forward further than the wings and in the middle it bows up more than it should, the middle should be closer to the top of the bumper of the bumper if you get me! Dont get me wrong mate, i love the look i was just saying :).

    So what size are the rims then?
     
  34. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    before we all jump at Liams Bonnet for not fitting quite right, it's not the bonnet it's the car.

    Even when I first knew the car in July 07 the original bonnet didn't fit quite right at the front edge, it always looked slightly like it was left open. I think at some point the car's had a small shunt and pushed the slam panel back a touch.

    In the flesh the finish of the bonnet if first class, and the misalignment is only noticeable from a low front on angle, just a shame these pics picked it up!

    Looks good Liam, I want another blast!
     
  35. Plunky

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    Cheers Nick! Yeah I totally agree with the bonnet issue, never really bothered me though.
    As for the wheel size... They are 17s :)
     
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  37. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Nick please don't think I'm slating his car, far from it, he's got the look I'm going for, all be it I'm going for 18, I was only asking why the bonnet was like it was.
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Jason i posted that 2 months ago, ive just been over the pics closer as im looking at black alloys for my car and i noticed the bonnet just now.
     
  39. Sanj

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    looks good mate, liking the carbon look and the carbon headlight washers! get a splitter to finish it off....
     
  40. Plunky

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    Yeah I would like a carbon cupra splitter, but very expensive for what it is!
     
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    Looking good mate, well done for getting tore into it yourself.
     

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