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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by andyam, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. andyam
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    Hi Guys...
    New to the Audi Scene moved over from a civic.

    Currently Rolling in an Audi A3 1.9TDI SE (I know basic)
    Looking for some modding in the near future when I pick up some money!

    Here it is....Be gentle

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    Im from Bristol so anyone on here from there?

    Andy
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    Welcome to the forum mate :)

    Cars nice,it may be basic but trust me with this forum that can easily be changed! im sure your very pleased to be part of the Audi scene :D

    Enjoy the forum, and if you have any questions this is the place to ask, were all friendy here and only some of us bite! LoL

    Mo
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    nice car welcome to forum matey :)
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    hi there matey. welcome to the forum! beware, there are a lot of ppl on here who will give you VERY bad ideas and ways to spend money you don't have lol

    YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

    anyhow, the SE is indeed quite a basic model (no offence intended). might help to tell us what spec you DO have tho?


    top of my mod list would be:

    1. S-Line bodykit incl. fog lights
    2. "Sport" seats (can be had relatively inexpensively if you look hard enough!)
    3. bigger alloy wheels (!)
    4. a nice set of springs to lower the car a tad

    best of luck with the car mate.

    S.
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    my first thing is the alloys, then the stereo just because i have a tape deck, tints, comeing home and leaving home lights, beep when locking and unlocking car, springs
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    Thanks guys
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    Hi Andy, I'm from bristol, where abouts you from?
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    Welcome and looks tidy Andy.
    You got any mods planned for the future? Check my sig there a meet in Bristol next month.

    Cheers and enjoy the car
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    Hey N8 im in fishponds what about you?

    Benskin - Yeh i saw that....but dont know if i will attend my car is a bit bullocks compared to the ones ive seen -.-
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    haha thats a bit of an understatement!! but apart from us being very god at spending your money if you every have ay problems there is always a long list of of people willing to help an give advice
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    Thanks Jungleman i got that feeling from all the threads i have read! excellent forum!
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    I'm from whitchurch, but I live up North now, so I'm only down every so often, no way, my fiancee is from fishponds! I'll swing by next time I'm down with the car..
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    we all started somewhere mate, youll find we are a friendly lot and always willing to help and very very rarely take the piss unless its something spectacularly bad... the alcantara covered engine bay springs to mind that really got some 'discussions' going

    it will be a good chance to see how things look on similar cars and that way you can get a better idea of what you want to do, its good as well to chat to people about the things they have done as you can see if the work involved is worth the result
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    N8 - Yeh go for it mate...you going to the KK Meet?

    Jungleman - good point...well ive not actually done anything to it...soo shouldnt be much to discuss lol
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    I'm in Bristol the sunday before! I would have gone with my friend Karl in his B6 A4 Cab, his speedlines will be goin on that day...
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    Andy dont let that put you off. As said we all start some where and its more of just a meet to chill and have a good look around the vag cars :) its not a show so dont worry and get yourself over there ha
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    ^what ash said^
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    Hold on a minute mate - SEs should have auto lights/wipers and coming/leaving home lights as standard. The alloys you have are for the "standard" model as well - did you buy it recently? If it was advertised as an SE I'd be taking it back and asking some questions

    Anyhow as all the above have said we all start somewhere! Just don't paint your car pink and give it a matching alcantara engine cover with replica wheels and RS3 badges and you should be fine! Just don't park next to N8's car or you might feel bad lol
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    My friend Jinder once said "Bro, don't take me out in your car again, or you'll make me bankrupt"

    :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
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    Uh well i looked into it and it is an SE my V5 which came Yesterday WAHOOO says it is...my insurance says it is too so im unsure...and sadly no it doesnt have those options...oo also want the armrest..... :D
    haha i think i will just park mine in the furthest corner and walk over ;)
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    :laugh::laugh:
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    Something's definitely not right mate. For that age of car SEs had an arm rest, auto lights/wipers DIS, climate control and concert II single slot CD player and CH/LH as well as 16" alloys in a different design to the 15" ones your car has

    Doesn't sound like you car has any of those things... it's not an SE mate
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    mine does have the 16"......? one question i do have...debadgein the back....all of it or just he 1.9tdi?
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    I personally would just do the 1.9TDI

    But others will advocate getting rid of everything (including the rings!) up to what you think looks best really

    In regards to your model spec there are a few ppl on here with PDFs of all 8Ps from when they were launched. Ask for the right one for your model year and check the standard spec against what your car has
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    i would def keep the rings but just not sure on the a3...lol umming and aring too much just done the 1.9tdi after i posted last lol....ah cool thanks for the info sub!
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    Get rid of the A3 and 1.9 looks much fresher and clean:happy: The only way to be:icon_thumright:
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    i have a sleep on it lol..o one question where did you get your yellow fogs from benskin?
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    Lamin-x its a tint film got it off ebay usa :)
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    I thought you meant get rid of the 1.9 and get a 2.0TDI instead :laugh: :ninja:
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    Poor guy took a royal thrashing for that mod, did he ever show his face again on here? I feel a slight pang of guilt now....
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    :laugh: he did probably one of the worse i've ever seen i think a whole 2 or 3 pages of it!

    Yes he did and he went to Audi Drive:happy: Not seen him active since last year though
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    oopps haha it did look bloody awful tho!
    you can get away with most things, but seriously that wasnt a good look!
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    :puke:
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    Anyone got the link??
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    o does anyone know who has vagcom around bristol area?! spoke to one lad but his car got nicked along with the vagcom :( gutted!
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    thats pretty...ummmm yeh....cant really describe it...
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    Welcome!

    Not in Bristol but was born there - does that count? :)
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    lol do you have vagcom and are you close? :D
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    No and no :)
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