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Newbie from leeds

shafs3 Sep 9, 2012

  1. shafs3

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    hi all first forum I've ever joined heard this is the best 1 for audi's just bought an s3 2007 so might be needing advice :)
     
  2. Sandra

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

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    -Ju- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    Do yourself a favour mate and de-register while you've still got some money left lol!
    Seriously though welcome on board and don't forget to post some pics up:icon_thumright:
     
  4. cjsuk

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  5. shafs3

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    Lol is it that bad? I've had it for a month and seems to be fine so far just the odd sensor needed replacing and il post pics when I get a chance
     
  6. -Ju-

    -Ju- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    It's the moding bug that bites.
    Being around all these nice cars coupled with the gentle encouragement of forum members to spend your money takes an iron will to resist lol!
     
  7. Sandra

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

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    ​Its always way more fun spending someone elses money. :) x
     
  8. shafs3

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    Haha think the speed is good yet but I'm sure il want it faster sooner so mods it gonna have to be :)
     
  9. cjsuk

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    ha ha mine started with a few sensors, 6 months later, wheels, tyres, bypasses, deletes, filters bla bla bla lol, oh and my coilovers come monday ha ha


    Where in Leeds are you mate? is that a clue in your user name (shafs = shafsbury?)
     
  10. shafs3

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    From near Leeds in area called batley and u? Seen as tho you been spending a few bob here and there would you recommend investing in one of them Ross tech vag cables?
     
  11. -Ju-

    -Ju- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi S3

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    Definitely, not cheap but then neither is an S3.
    I have one and I'm only up the road in Bradford if you need a scan.
     
  12. cjsuk

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    I know batley, next to birstall got a mate who lives in gildersome (not too far from you). I'm in Leeds 9 (osmonthorpe, wykebeck, holton moor area) about 15 mins from you.

    I would recommend ross tech cable and software to anyone, great investment and really does save you money and makes money too when you get to grips with it . I put an ad on gumtree that I would diagnose peoples motors and do other bits with it, doing that has paid for the cable lol
     
  13. shafs3

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    That sounds like an idea I been looking into it tbh just been told to stay away just in case I mess the car up if I don't know what am doing and what price am I looking at possibly for one?
     
  14. cjsuk

    cjsuk Active Member

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    To diagnose and clear codes etc you cant bugger owt up. If you go to ross tech website or even on here there is a wealth of information. So far with mine I have reset the throttle body, turned on the auto lock for the doors, done a crash simulation lol, tested abs and so on......... To do that I followed instrustions from ASN ans ross tech.

    As for cost I think someone on here will give you the cheepest option or retailler.
     
  15. shafs3

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    Sorted im deffo gonna have to buy one
    Of these wouldn't mind making some side money :) and I need to look into goin home parking lights cos my car didn't come with any I want to do
    Minor tweaks to it yet nowt with the engine till I'm completely bored of the speed which I doubt will e very soon from havin a BMW 318i!
     
  16. simmy23

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    welcome mate i'm from stainclife so we should see each other sooner or later :laugh:
     
  17. shafs3

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    Staincliffe I used to live near there back in day which car do you have might have already seen u
     
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    welcome mate i'm from stainclife so we should see each other sooner or later <img class="inlineimg" title="Laugh" border="0" alt="" src="http://cdn.as-static.com/vb/images/smilies/laugh.gif" smilieid="290">
     
  19. simmy23

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    sprint blue s3
     
  20. shafs3

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    Sport back or 3 door? I got the same color don't think iv seen it yet only know one more person who has one n he works with me
     
  21. simmy23

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    mines an 09 3 door with the drl
     
  22. shafs3

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    Mines got the drl can I ask have you left the amber/ orange drl light or have you changed the bulb to a more white colour?
     
  23. shafs3

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    Sorry u said 09 urs must be the latest facelift if that's right
     
  24. simmy23

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    yes mate i live on occupation lane if you know it?
     
  25. shafs3

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    Ye I know that place isn't that classed as heckmondwike area? I live more towards the other side of hospital
     
  26. simmy23

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    well staincliffe park is on the end of my street so i class it as staincliffe
     
  27. shafs3

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    No worries you know any Audi specialists around our area possibly?
     
  28. simmy23

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    There is one in birstall but i use hudds audi to keep it all genuine i know its expensive but i think its worth it
     
  29. shafs3

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    Wa you at jet petty station Abit go if it was gotta say your car looks mint mate and them drl's make the car look even better
     
  30. simmy23

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    Yes mate that was me yours looks clean too mate. Has yours got the sat nav built in?&nbsp;
     
  31. shafs3

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    Mine clean it's covered in tree sap at the moment lol and no it hasn't looking to upgrade soon thought
     
  32. simmy23

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    Well I'll have one for sale soon if your interested ill sort you it out cheap if you want it mate
     
  33. shafs3

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    Nice one let me know how much need to get timing belt sorted first tbh but shud have some money left for some accessories :)
     

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