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Retrofitting dis

Luke_B Apr 5, 2013

  1. Luke_B

    Luke_B New Member

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    I'm just wondering if anyone could help me, I have a 58 plate audi a3 1.4tfsi 2008 without the driver information system.
    i would really like to retrofit it but just wondering if it is possible to do to my car and what I would need?

    thanks

    Luke
     
  2. JayT

    JayT New Member

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    I did this a few months back on my 1.9TDIe. Assuming yours looks something like this:
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    It's really easy to do, all you need is a new wiper stalk with the DIS control buttons on the end (circa £30) and like 10minutes with VCDS to turn everything on.
     
  3. OCD-A3

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    If your car does not have a screen at all between the gauges you will have to fit a new cluster. Some cars (DSG equipped, in particular) came with a cluster that has the screen to display the gears, but did not have the trip computer enabled. If that is the case, then JayT is on the money.
     
  4. Luke_B

    Luke_B New Member

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    My car just has the black screen that shows wether a door is open so I think I would need to get a new cluster, does anyone know how much they are? And the best place to get it from
     
  5. bomasspot

    bomasspot Member

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    Probably better off sending a private message to NHN. He's the king of all Audi retrofit equipment.
     
  6. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter

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    NHN is the guy you want if you need anything retrofitted. He supplies and fits to many members on here and his work is 1st class. :) x
     
  7. Luke_B

    Luke_B New Member

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    How can I get hold of him? I'm new to this and don't have a clue

    thanks
     
  8. Sandra

    Sandra Administrator Staff Member Administrator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Audi S3 quattro s tronic Platinum Supporter

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    Just send him a private message Luke. He will get back to you. Nigel (user NHN) is a site sponsor. :) x
     
  9. LEE69

    LEE69 07 170 DSG Team Dolphin Grey Audi A3

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    Does anyone have the part number for this please.
    Is it a case of simply fit and activate?
     
  10. LEE69

    LEE69 07 170 DSG Team Dolphin Grey Audi A3

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  11. Dannykn9

    Dannykn9 "Cruise My Ride" VCDS Map User

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    Hi Lee,
    no mate, that is not the correct part, that is for a golf if I am not mistaken. I have the stalk if interested, for a good price too. PM me if interested, and I will send over my number so you can buzz me.
    If in London or near by, I can also fit and code for you if interested.

    Cheers
    Danny
     
  12. LEE69

    LEE69 07 170 DSG Team Dolphin Grey Audi A3

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    Can't pm you Mr popular ;) Dannykn9 has exceeded their stored private messages quota and cannot accept further messages until they clear some space.
     
  13. Dannykn9

    Dannykn9 "Cruise My Ride" VCDS Map User

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    Cleared some, try again mate :)
     
  14. Grant_A3

    Grant_A3 Member

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    Is the white DIS a straight swap for the Red dis after a bit of coding?
     
  15. Dannykn9

    Dannykn9 "Cruise My Ride" VCDS Map User

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    Will need more than a bit of coding, the cluster will also need to be recalibrated to the mileage. Only Audi or similar can do this and it can amount to a fair bit.
    Give NHN a PM, he can offer this service.
     
  16. @udi A3

    @udi A3 Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I can do coding and correction, but theres more to it iirc, and as said, NHN knows more, search some of his started threads you might find the write up.
     

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