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New to Audi. My A3

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by GazJSmithy, May 18, 2013.

  1. GazJSmithy
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    [May 18, 2013]
    Hi Guys & Girls.

    I'm Gaz, 20 from Warrington.

    I've owners various cars since passing my test at 17, always wanted an A3 but insurance used to be silly, finally got decent insurance and found the perfect Audi for me.

    I picked up my Scuba Blue Metallic 1.6 SE Technik Petrol a week ago and love it! Can't stop smiling every time I look at it and see it on the drive.

    Here's a couple of iPhone pictures.

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    Up to now I'm just going to do subtle mods, windows lightly tinted, Sline spoiler and my alloys.

    Thanks for looking

    Gaz
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    That's what they all say ....But it never ends like that. :sly:

    Big pockets indeed ....

    Welcome to Audi-sport.net :arco:
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    Haha thanks! I know in already resisting the urge to spend. I'm fighting to keep my savings up!

    I just love the car and audi as a whole
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    [May 18, 2013]
    :salute:Youv,e got a nice car there mate look after it well and it's the best colour for Audi's I think.I couldn't find a blue one when I bought mine so I got the next best Monza silver.
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    Thanks mate! It was the colour that really appealed to me! The dealer told me 2 people had turned it down due to the colour.

    One of my goals was to get an Audi before I was 21 and I managed it, I then 21 next month. So I'm happy I've managed it, just subtle things for now until I decided my plans properly.
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    Nice car...hope you enjoy it!
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    Welcome mate. Can't see it ending with just liitle mods lol.
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    I think your right mate! Already looking at more mods.
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    [May 19, 2013]
    Once you start there is always something else possible....
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    Nice to see someone else from Warrington on the forums! Hopefully the NW section will organise a meet soon. I think the colour is pretty nice personally :) give me a shout if you'd like any VCDS mods and I'd be happy to help.
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    If you want a black grill on that, PM me as I have one in the classifieds, fitting instructions in my signature :)

    Welcome along!
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    [May 27, 2013]
    Heko's fitted and new LED plate lights.

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    [May 28, 2013]
    Nice, now your looking at the spoiler it would make a difference :) enjoy your ride
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    [Jun 13, 2013]
    Alloys refurbished in Audi titanium grey- plus my private plate-

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    Get rid of the AC sticker ;) welcome and enjoy though!
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    Its gone :)
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    Looking good
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    [Jul 16, 2013]
    New mods-

    Rear Hatch Spoiler
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    And tinted windows
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    Opinions welcome!
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    Looking good bud! Where did you get the spoiler from and how much if you don't mind me asking? Transforms the back end!
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    Looks good :icon_thumright:. Spoiler is definitely a must have for those A3's that don't come with it, makes the back end look so much better.

    Just needs to go lower now!
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    You also need the S-Line (Black Edition) rear diffuser to finish off the rear end ;)
    I've got one if interested
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    How do you afford this at 20?

    Im serious :L
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    Why not? Haha other than the fact that I work incredibly hard
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    Thanks mate, ill private message you the link to the spoiler I bought, was a good price too!
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    [Jul 17, 2013]
    I'm after a spoiler too, great looking car mate.
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    Ill pm you the link to the one I bought mate! Thanks!
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    [Jul 21, 2013]
    looking good, there was the same car in my local dealer 60 plate when i was looking to buy but i ordered an s-line instead in black (which i went white now so i could wrap the roof) but had a white car before
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    [Jul 21, 2013]
    Opinions on a potential de-badge-

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    As is-

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    immo Stop me

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    I don't like it without the A3 badge, have always thought it makes the back end look unusually...long, if that makes sense. Many others will disagree though, so whatever you like :)
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    Keep it as is, that's my opinion anyway
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    I plan to :thumb:
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    All about the debadge! :salute:
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    Defo debadge but keep the rings. Makes the rear look so much better.
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    [Aug 5, 2013]
    So off with the old standard diffuser and on with the new, love the look now!

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    [Oct 13, 2013]
    So not much has changed apart from just general maintenance, I plan to Lower the car on coilovers soon, may wait till after Christmas as the weather is only set to get worse
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    Good progress, looking good. But please better pictures
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    Defo needs a debadge!

    Cracking car at 20!
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    Looks good mate, i had a 2009 A3 2.0TDi 170 S-Line at 21, Im 23 now and ive just bought a 2009 S3 :)
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    I plan to post better photos, just used my old iphone 4 at the time as my 5 had broke now have a 5s so better photos will be up shortly and thanks!
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    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    Just upload through Safari rather than Tapatalk and the quality won't be half as bad.

    Car's coming along well!
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