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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ben S3 8P3, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Ben S3 8P3
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    Hello!

    I posted a while back saying I was thinking of getting an S3, and true to my word Ive bought one and am picking it up on the 7th October.

    Very excited, after test driving I was overly impressed with the smooth ride, clutch and steering.

    Its 59 plate, Ice silver, Black edition grill, DVD/Satnav, heated mirrors, light & rain pack, black door inserts, 18,950 miles.

    Just been serviced at 18908 miles and had 4 new tyres. Amazing condition and will put some pics up as soon as I get it!

    Have you got any general advice for owning the S3 and maybe some general mod's that people all tend to do?

    I wont be spending much on it for a while and i'll be happy with the 261bhp for now, so I dont plan on mapping it yet.

    Im new the the VAG crowd so a bit of a noob, ive come from vauxhall.


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    Ben, sounds like you have a good upgrade. The build quality of the car compared to a Vauxhall should be soooo much better. Sandra pointed out a good section, and there are a few stickies at the start of this forum. Oh and always search your question or answer on the forum first before posting a new thread. You will enjoy and (unfortunately!) reading this forum will give you the modding bug...enjoy!
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    PS get some pics up when it arrives
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    Will do, my mate has an SLR so hoping to get some decent shots next weekend!
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    Infact I do have a question thats nooby. The sat nav when you press it says insert sat nav disc? Is that for installation or does it always have to be in?
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    ^^^^^ post pics.

    you will need the SAT NAV disc to function the NAVI from what i gathered from my mates S3, he just uses the SD slots for songs tbh.
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    Nav DVD has to be in the whole time you're using the maps, it doesn't store anything from the disc.

    Silver S3s are pretty rare - most people go for black, white or blue. Get some pics sorted asap so we can all have a nosey! Sounds like a great motor you've got yourself.
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    Reload Bird is the Word!

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    Good to see someone else with an ice silver car :thumbup:
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    Congrats mate I really want another S3 soon.

    As for mods, if you are happy with the power for now why not start with some suspension mods like springs, spacers and ARB's?
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    Reload Bird is the Word!

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    Absolutely, Graeme kindly squared me away with some and the difference is fantastic!
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    Great to hear you're happy mate :)
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