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Newbie from Braintree, Essex

Munch Jun 23, 2012

  1. Munch

    Munch Member

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    Hey all,

    Have been a long time reader on here, but never signed up (didn't own an Audi, so no point)

    Anyways, last night I took the plunge and purchased an A3 1.8t sport, T registration with 136k on the clock. Full service history (up to 78k Audi, onwards private Audi specialist) full mint condition black leather interior, arm rest, just had 2 new tyres on the rear and cambelt replaced about 7 months ago.

    I got it cheap as it needs a few bits doing to it, new headlight, few scuffs here and there, new windscreen.

    Ive already ordered a new stereo for it as the original Audi one has seen better days and the volume button is silly sensitive.

    Have a few plans for it, but for now, i plan to get used to it and enjoy it

    Thanks
    ben
     
  2. Sandra

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

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    Good morning Ben, welcome to ASN. Any pics? Have a look over in the A3 8L section. There are faqs threads at the top of the page with lots of information. Enjoy the forum. :) x
     
  3. Todd1983

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    Fancy seeing you here ;)
     
  4. Munch

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    Hey Sandra, no pics yet as only got it home just before 12 last night and have been out all day today. Plan to give it a thorough detailing at some point in the week as it is quite a sorry state. So will get some before and after pics :p

    Todd.....and in psc Todd??
     
  5. Wilts

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    Its not munch with the astra coupe is it? Ukvo?
     
  6. Munch

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    No, never owned a vauxhall, sorry
     
  7. Wilts

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    Arr ok not to worry but many welcomes tho ;-)
     
  8. Todd1983

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    Yep, how you doing pal, jess started on that 16vt yet?
     
  9. Munch

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    Ahh, how comes your on here? Not too bad chap, how's you? Yeah mate, he's had it started and running, just stripping it down at the moment to paint engine bits and tidy the bay up a bit....it's a complete mess mate. Hes having a bay loom off me as the one that's in there has shorted and burnt wires all over the place, so we're fitting this one to be on the safe side
     
  10. Todd1983

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    Ive just bought an s4 ;)
     
  11. Munch

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    Ahh nice, so shall no doubt see you at future German meets and shows then? Lol
     
  12. Todd1983

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    I imagine so mate yeah
     
  13. knoxie

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    heeelllloooo fellow essex chap :)

    im from harlow, i have a silver s3 02 plate so im in the same sub forum as you :)

    welcome my friend, ul find alot of good info in here and help at hand 99% of the time

    knoxie
     
  14. Munch

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    Hey, nice to see someone local.

    Is there ever any regular or occasional local meets? Sorry if there is a section, haven't had the chance to search the site fully.

    Have already been doing a few searches and got some good answers

    Ben
     
  15. James TQ

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    im also from essex, Benfleet, got the same shape a3 so ill see you in the A3 8L section and possible at some meets!
     
  16. Munch

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    Hey fella, sorry, only just seen your reply. Yeah, shall have to arrange a mini meet, 8 ball diner etc

    Anyways, here's a few pics of the wagon. Couldn't detail it properly as the missus was moaning and wanted to go out, so only finished it with meguiars tech wax
    Have found a set of wheels I think will suit it also, so roll on payday :p
    Service is also being done sunday, as she's due one.

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