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New guy from Berkshire

JamesElectric Aug 20, 2013

  1. JamesElectric

    JamesElectric New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I've had my A3 a couple of months now and I felt like getting into the whole forum thing again after my time tinkering with my old 106! A slight improvement in this car mind! ;)

    I've had a small look around, and whilst i'm pretty with the car I've got to say, I would love to do a front end conversion, it does look a little bit smarter!!

    Other than that I haven't seen much in the way of customising things, as it's my first Audi I am a little clueless, but it's always fun to learn about a new car.

    Any tips/recommendations on little tweaks would be appreciated and maybe an idea of the kind of work/money involved in doing a front end conversion... just in case ;)

    Unfortunately, she is a little ropey for the time being, a few paint chips here and there and a dink in the back bumper. I would rather replace the back bumper with something a bit smarter than standard, based on my reading so far back bumper is a straight swap? regardless of what model?

    Lastly, the one thing really bugging me is the crack in the centre front bumper grille at the bottom (easily seen from the pictures) I need to get it replaced so it smartens her up a bit, but haven't really got a clue what i'm looking for, where to look or an idea of cost, any advice would be awesome.



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  2. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter Audi Main Dealer

    Hi James, welcome to audi-sport.net. Head over to the A3 8P section, have a read at the faqs thread, lots of info in there. For local meets click the link below. Any mods planned? Enjoy the forum:) x

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  3. hillsyxvii

    hillsyxvii Member

    Hi James. Welcome. I've also just got an a3 and based in Berkshire.
    Everyone is super helpful on here and there is loads of great info.

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  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    Welcome to the site James.

    If any oem technology mods are required, give us a shout as we supply/fit :)
  5. JamesElectric

    JamesElectric New Member

    Thanks everyone! Bit of a delayed response as I've had studies to focus on.

    First mod will be buying a new tyre as I have driven over a screw. perfect!

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