1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

on the look out for an A3 1.8t

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by motorsportbeng, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. motorsportbeng

    motorsportbeng New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi all, I'm on the look out for an a3 1.8t. I test drove my first example today which was a 5 door quattro version, and I was very impressed by how well it drove considering it had covered 100k miles. only few concerns I had were a tappety noise when I was listening before the test drive but this may well be due to the cold conditions and hydraulic buckets. it pulled well in all the 6 gears but I reckon a remap would be on the cards fairly soonish. The other concern is that the temp gauge did'n't even reach 70 degrees before dropping back down to around 60. I couldn't tell whether it was fans coming on or the stat opening but is this normal given the -2 degrees ambient?
     

Share This Page