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My silver S3 from South Africa

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Sidey, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Sidey
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    Did a little feature photoshoot with a local magazine for the new S3.
    Made cover too :arco:

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    I know I'm a noob, but what do those adapters do?
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    pcd change and space the wheel further out for the perfect stance.

    so the s3 pcd is 5/100 and he has rims that are 5/112 so that make it fit on his car without having to drill new holes in the rims or his hub and disk
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    Received everything back Friday, and left work early to get the car assembled for the Mass Parkoff event the evening.

    I am really happy with the outcome and work done by Fransua :hug:
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    Tyres mounted, brand new achilles 2233's
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    Induction pipe run from airbox to bumper
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    Bumpers all smoothed and shiny
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    Front done
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    Wheels mounted, Car will be lowered more once I get the new tailpiece done
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    Some pics of the Accelerate Magazine shoot.

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    Simply Stunning...;)
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    There are simply no words to describe how hot this car is!!! Well done bud!
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    Had a small scruffmuff hookup at my place a few weekends ago and some polishing commenced.
    MasperP Came through and worked his magic on my car, Tiaans Scooby and Daniel's Ibiza.

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    Paid a visit to TMS yesterday to look at options for new tailpieces.

    They should be done by the engineers monday, car is going in wednesday.

    2 x 76mm's slashcut

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    Popped in yesterday to get my new tailpiece fitted, its a piece of art, Nishen really did a fantastic job.

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    So just another pic of the exhaust tailpiece.
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    Did some maintenance on the S3 yesterday, Replaced top shock mounts and bearings.
    Also replaced both front ABS sensors.
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    While the coilovers were removed I stripped them down and gave them a good wash and a coat of wax.
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    And just two pics because
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