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Name the one option you wish you had..?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by silver75, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. silver75

    silver75 Big Ron

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    Whats the one option you wish you had on your car? :think:
    Me personally, driving through traffic with the weather as it is I wish I had auto wipers as mine are either too fast when I stop or too slow when you go...
     
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    Quattro - Nuff said
     
  4. Boydie

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    s-line! but im not really complaining getting an 04 audi 2.0tdi sport really cheap

    i can always add things on

    like:
    arm rest
    different trim
    multifunction steering wheel
    front bumpers maybe? i have been told the bonnet is a different shape compared to the sport and sportback??
    vortex kit
     
  5. james0808

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    Ejector seat.
     
  6. a4quat

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    built in sat nav! ! !
     
  7. Booth_S4

    Booth_S4 Riding on V8 power

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    ^^^^ agreed!
     
  8. gjcknocker

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    sunroof.....eh?
     
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    Massive t!ts.
     
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    The flappy panel gear shift thing, although a friend of mine has it and kepts breaking his nails i have advised wearing gloves, although with shorter nails its easier to self pick a meal whilst driving, if you get my drift :sob:

    Does anyone else suffer with this or should he just get his nails cut
     
  11. Booth_S4

    Booth_S4 Riding on V8 power

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    big girl!!! hahaha ^^^
     
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    Built in Sat Nav again!
     
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    Sidewinder missiles (you don't miss them until you don't have them)
     
  14. Beerzo

    Beerzo Masa'warty 3200... Talk To Me!

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    Quattro i just dont think you truley own an Audi until you own one that is Quattro .
     
  15. TDI-line

    TDI-line Uber Post Whore

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    Cruise control.
     
  16. G4JSG

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    The option to own but pay £0 for it. Otherwise VVVVVV happy with my motor.
     
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    Seconded!
     
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    Black interiour lining option, the one that makes the interiour ceiling and pillar material black...
     
  20. Onlyme

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    Think that would be the best option i have apart from the Thai bride that i keep in the glove box :hi:
     
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    Has to be Cruise Control ......... even my Navara D40 had it fitted as standard. I did ask the dealer if I get get it retro fitted to my car but was told it wasn't possible.

    I have a black roof lining fitted to my car, is it not a standard fit item? (just seen the post above)
     
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    Good choice!
     
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    It's standard as part of S-Line, option on others
     
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    marmite Counting the Tesco Club points

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    A button that makes all traffic light go green when approaching!!
     
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    Heated seats are ok but can make you feel like you have pissed yourself sometimes..wet heat if it really cold......not that i know what that feels like of course!!:undwech:

    Cruise control or Auto Wipers
     
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    For all those who posted cruise, that is possibly the easiest retro-fit around, provided you have a drive-by-wire throttle,which basically means from about 1999 onwards.

    If you want to DIY it, you can buy the kit from VAGParts:

    https://sslrelay.com/s74326199.oneandoneshop.co.uk/sess/utn;jsessionid=154578a4447f9c0/shopdata/index.shopscript

    If, like me, you like to leave it the people who know what they're doing. try here:

    http://www.fontain.co.uk/stocklist-items.asp?itemtype=31
    They retro-fitted cruise to my B5 2.8 Quattro in 2005. Then when I bought my current B6 2.4SE from them this year, they installed it before I collected it.
     
  29. SteveS

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    a sunroof and cruise control.
     
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    I've always thought that myself.:ermm:

    Personally I think I'd opt for the sunroof.
     
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    Adjustable timing for the intermittent wash wipe. It's either too slow or too often!!!
     
  33. MikeA3

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    i'd wish i'd gone for the part leather part cloth seats they have on the tdi quattros
     
  34. Boydie

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    it is easy to fit the optional extra's AFTER buying the car without them?

    eg fitting heated seats, black roof lining, centre armrest from a scrapper, bumpers etc...
     
  35. silver75

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    me too :(

    missed out for one on the bay a few months ago it went for about 500 notes
     
  36. MikeA3

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    thats not too bad at all - only problem is that mines a 5 door so second hand interiors are rare to say the least :(
     
  37. timps

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    The first thing I missed was cruise control I retrofitted that cheaper than the option cost.
    So I guess it has to be the sunroof my last Merc had one and I miss it now. :(
     
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    It's a tough call between auto-dimming rear view mirror and auto-wipers. Why were auto wipers not standard on A3s? They were on my X-reg Pug 306 FFS!

    I think I'll go with the auto-dimming rear view mirror, what with all the driving-in-the-dark I'm doing at this time of year.
     
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    Front fog lights. These aren't standard on the 8P SE and the front end of my Sportback would definitely benefit from them!

    Have already sourced the correct light switch but the fogs themselves fetch silly money on eBay so I'll have to wait for a while.
     
  40. Caesium

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    I have this, its not an option i saw on the list?

    I have all the options I wanted, i ordered them with the car, the only thing I owuld like to have had was the DVD sat nav, but its cheaper to DIY it.

    I love the interior light pack and the self dimming mirror...
     
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    I have a black roof lining fitted to my car, is it not a standard fit item?


    i ve got this, i didnt know it was an option!
     
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    Rag top for my A4! ;-)
     

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