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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3_Turbo, May 13, 2009.
Kev mate, those wheels are awesome!!
not to sure on the cosmetic now the trims on the lower part of the doors are light painted grey which looks really good in real life the pictures dont quite show it off, so im thinking of doing the roof and spoiler the same colour other then that its all i have planned for it, for now lol
im going make my own thread so will list what i have done in there, but the cars on ap coilovers with every thing taken out the back so its basically just the springs
Ronal teddies are one thing, but those stay-puft jobbies are sumthin' else!
I Just get the conception on here that if your car is on anything but RS4's And you've debadged the grill and tried to make it a little bit euro then your automatically a CHAV.
I personally love MarkB's old A3. Didnt realise the Engine bay was still bright yellow if it had, had a full bare metal respray then that'd be a different story.
The rear lights are gash yes, but i love the smoothed front bumper, smoothed doors, and the interior is lovely!
Where is there a nicer A3 on this board? Im talking cosmetically here....
I like it when people do something different rather then the rest of the sheep who follow the crowd. (No offence by the way)
The guy who owned the grey A3 used to be a member on here. That car went through multiple different phases and was finally yellow prior to being being painted grey. There are threads on here covering the work he did...
Thought id seen it on here before. I think its in the "Show us your A3/S3" thread. Looks like alot of work went into it.
hang on chaps.... i freely use the word chav but associate it with things that are chav worthy only.... the car above isnt in my opinion chav, although he has gone too far IMO....some things look really good
so you took the hight adjuster from under the spring out?
i tried that but the spring didn't seem to sit on the rubber good?
when are you starting your thread?
Yup, it use to belong to Markb who swopped it for a Honda Accord TypeR. It was originally Yellow and he had it resprayed Yellow again, got bored of it then had it resprayed another shade of yellow, but it came out flourecent Yellow/Green which I don't think he liked before going all Euro with it and changing to Dolphin Grey which is the final look you can see in the PH Ad. Don't think he did the rear lights or interior though, that's the work of the new owner I think?
I'm probably the only guy on this Forum(apart from him) that's seen the car in all the colours it went through before he sold it.
what make coilovers do you have?? as mine have plastic cups that the spring sits in at the bottom so i removed the lower part of the bump stops cut all the rubber off then bonded the stops to the plastic cups which are only around 2mm thick then i completely removed the rubber spring cussion bit at the top side to where the spring sits in on the body and didnt fit the adjuster, all in all i removed around 12-15mm of unwanted stuff which made the difference, as long as you leave the tower part of the bump stop in at the bottom and it cant just fall out then the springs will fit in there fine as they cant go any where once under load.
im doing my thread on the weekend or monday once i can get around to taking pics but doubt weather ill take any of the springs etc
Can i put a pic up n u show me what to remove?
I have kw v3 collovers
yeah no worries with me unless you want to pm me as we are hijacking this thread lol
I don't like it! Looks too OTT modified
Would much rather have a well specced standard S3!
Having this over an S3 was never the case. Was just saying in my eyes its the nicest A3 ive seen for a while...
Same colour as my car! I like parts but other bits im not into, yet i fully love the euro scene.
Yup, chavvy as fook!
I mean, whod put DTM mirrors on a vag car? And the rear lights are hideous!! lol... each to there own i suppose!
you cant get more euro than that!
the only things I would change
would be the rear lights
lower the back abit more
and give it some more power
oh yeah and colour code the engine bay loool
but would you pay that money for the oldest A3 on the planet
Mileage = Moon and back aswell for the price.
Prefer to buy a standard car myself and do bits and bobs that i like.
It's featured in a carmag before, thats +£2k instantly, didn't you know?
cheers jo, im off to a flying start in saving for it after selling my Avus on ebay for £90!!! booo (after ebay and paypal have taken their fees the rip offs s**ts = 15% total fees)
lol, Paypal is gay like that.....Did you sell all four for that or one?
na all 5 that i had
4 had tyres that were just legal though and TBH i just wanted rid after the last winner didnt turn up
tis **** but ive still ended up better off than if id have bought new tyres for them instead of my shiney new RSTT's
Ahh right, Yea selling my A3 on Ebay was the biggest waste of time ever! lol. Sold 3 times and knowone took it home....All just offerd me a **** car for PX or £500 under what they bidded for it?
Thinking about it. I think a set of these wheels would do that car justice. Nice centre hubs me thinks.
Kerbing them could get messy!!!
oh i can hear the squealing under braking now.