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PROJECT S3.2 (my progress thread)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Don's A3 TTu, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Don's A3 TTu

    Don's A3 TTu Member

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    hi guys
    some of you may know me from the 8L page and my progress thread
    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a3-s3-forum-8l-chassis/114928-project-quattro-dons-track-toy.html
    i recently broke my perfectly good 350bhp big turbo track car which ran 12.7 1/4 mile sub 4 sec 0-60 and 170mph top speed!

    the plan was to sell my daily driver and break my track car for spares to fund a new project something a little more practical as i now have 2 kids and run comrades of vag and running a track car is a very expensive hobby!!

    the car that i brought is by no means perfect and had been pretty neglected by its previous owner but im more than happy to bring her back to her former glory and further but the price i payed really does reflect that but shes low mileage and to the untrained eye shes a beauty but i have a list of thing i want to sort out and ill be hoping you guys will be able to help me over the next few months!!

    whats been done already

    decatted
    remapped and derestricted
    full S3 everything in and out
    FBSW nav plus 6 disc changer


    so far i have done
    sorted an oil leak between cam cover and sump
    fitted a new clutch and flywheel
    2 new droplinks new pads
    K&N air filter
    S5 alloys
    my11 rear lights

    Things on my list
    nav plus sd card reader
    nav disc wont eject
    rear speakers are not working
    FBSW buttons dont work
    boot trim missing
    engine dressing
    lowering
    and eventually a supercharger
     
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  3. Mr. B

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    So many great mods, ZERO PICTURES! :scared2:
     
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    I will post up some pics soon :)
     
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    Be good to see this develop especially with some pics :)
     
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    when i first got it
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    original S3 wheels had to go they had stretch tyres and the wrong offset and were fouling on the suspension on full lock.
    so i had to put my old track day wheels off my 8L whilst i was shopping for new wheels
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    Don's A3 TTu Member

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    and my new S5 wheels

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    will post up some better photos soon and ones of the engine bay with induction kit which i fitted :)
     
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    ill be heading up to ace cafe this tuesday for the monthly VAG night COV will be there in force and if you have never been you should come along its a great night and its always busy all year round!
     
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    Anymore plans?
     
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    hmm not to the scale of my last project

    im gonna
    lower it
    my11 rear lights
    custom made drl's which will look oem
    led interior light kit
    supercharger
    full respray
    some trick show wheels
    stumpy rear numberplate recess
    rns-e unlocked to play dvd's
    bose spare wheel sub woofer
     
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    lovely plans :D
    it will be a weapon once superchargered !!
     
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    Nice plans mate
     
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    look what turned up with the postman today
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    only took 20min to fit will post pics in the day soon

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    Supercharger sounds interesting, but the wheels dont suit mate imho, you could do better, but good luck with rest of mods :)
     
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    theyll do for now (winter wheels!) will be putting something special on for the show season
     
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    Nice car mate. Yeah I'm not that keen on the wheels either - go for some 19" RS3 Rotors! The MY11 rears are such a great mod, they look immense at night. I find myself sitting in traffic with my foot purposely on the brake just to give people behind a nice sight lol
     
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    Nah they're too common i picked up the s5 winter wheels for £300 delivered with brand new tyres! you lot will just have to wait and see what wheels ill be putting on but it won't be anything you've seen before! ;-)
     
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    little update had Nigel (NHN) round on sunday and he rewired my RNS-E for me absolute cowboys fitted the system previous and im happy to have had the pleasure of nigel wave his magic wand over my system including fitting a new GPS module and is now running perfectly!! i would definatly recommend him to anyone needing auto electric work doin he really does no his stuff!
     
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    Thanks Don, sorry for delay in reply, appreciate the words, few things needed fixing & yes previous had made a mess of it, but got you hooked up & with some tlc its all good now, you can enjoy the car more now :)
     
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    [​IMG]Heres a few pics of my car just fitted 20" wheels and done a little engine dressing
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    Car's looking good mate!

    Just a quick one: "custom made drl's which will look oem" how are you going to go about doing this? i want DRL's in mine! Mine was one of the last pre-facelifted models :ermm: and im trying to find away of getting the "face-lift" look without spending major £££! Look forward to your reply mate!
     
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    Nitro wheels! Nice one! Just need to lower it.
     
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    Love them wheels mate!
     
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    Yeah Definatly I'm thinking springs over coilies to keep some comfort as it is my daily and I have to put the kids in the back too:)
     
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    There's a set of aftermarket drls that are very similar to the 2009 facelift lights that I'm gonna dismantle repaint and rebuild its a gamble cos it might look gash but I'm willing to give it a go if they don't look good ill bin them!!
     
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    IMG_3191.jpg been a busy boy getting the car ready for inters cars now lowered i custom made a rs3 style grill and had these aftermarket drls fitted im really happy with the results

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    i like
     

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