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S3 BUH Build Thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S3 BUH, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. S3 BUH
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    short story to explain some of the build i had a S3 june last year and had nothing but problems with it audi couldnt fix managed to get a new car out of them new one came this april and have been sorting exactly what i want to do with the car since then and finaly droopped the car of at AMD today below is a list of the work being carried out by the guys down there

    KW coilovers
    H&R Spacers (10mm front, 12mm rears)
    H&R Anti Roll Bars
    Forge DV
    Pro Alloy Intercooler (Painted black for the stealth look)
    Forge Catch Can
    ITG Intake
    Supersprint TBE with custom quad tip
    AP Brake Kit (Black)
    Stage 2+ Remap
    Autotech High Pressure Fuel Pump
    REVO DSG Software
    Engine and Transmission Mounts


    also have a RS3 front grill that is being fitted and BBS CH-R alloys can't wait to get the car back :) soooo excited!!!!!!!
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    Pics?
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    Wow nice spec of works being carried out there, can't wait to see the pics and the result I will be following this build thread. Hope you enjoy the result.
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    As N8 said pics? Sounds like some nice mods :)
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    Correct me if I am wrong but Revo haven't released DSG software upgrades for facelift cars.
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    [Nov 12, 2011]
    Could you say how much this lot is costing? (PM me if you'd prefer not to post here!)
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    [​IMG] PICS?? Y U NO POST ANY?
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    how much was your grill and is it a stright swap
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    as they said pics pics pics lol
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    I think the reason why no pics is cos if he dropped the car to amd yesterday, i don't think they'd have finished all that by today with enough time for him to pick it back up and take photos yet.. patience! unintentional reference to take that should be IGNORED.
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    maybe he is building the suspense ready for a big reveal lol
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    Estimated 3 days work I will post pics as soon as I see her
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    £450 plus vat direct from audi it is a straight swap but has no vent in the top for the air to get to the induction kit so a few holes need drilling has a look a paulies build thread for pics
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    [Nov 13, 2011]
    sweet thanks, thats bloody expensive but bet it looks badd ass
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Hey Buddy this build sounds totally EPIC!!! Can't wait to see the results, ..drooling at the thought of your Solar Orange wth RS3 grille, etc, etc, etc!!! :wub: :wub: xx
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    cheers Paullie have you to thank for the grill loved it on your car, will hopefully get my car some point next week :rockwoot:
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    just had a few teaser pics sent though from AMD so il share them with you all

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    hopefully will be picking her up monday :rockwoot:
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Jesus thats hot as feck..Or should i say bang tidy ..:wub:
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    thanks mate will post up full pic's monday when ive been to pic her up
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Looks good fella :)
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    amazing effort! Well done mate! Looks lovely!
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Nice one man :wub:
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Now that's what I'm talking about, where and how do I get this backbox!

    Lovely car, absolutely great job!
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    It's a custom SuperSprint job 3" system with decat an quad 90mm tips was rather expensive but worth every penny
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    Did you have to eliminate the rear battery tray. As this is what it says on the supersprint website. And modify heat shield. Any ideas?

    As I'm thinking of going down this route.

    Did you get the full turbo back or just the rear box?
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    And who sorted your diffuser out? Sorry, so many questions
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    I've got my spare diffuser ready for the cutout! Bring it on!

    GB, lol!
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    [Nov 18, 2011]
    those tail pipes are sick
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    [Nov 19, 2011]
    Morning All,

    Thought I would pop on and answer the few questions posted, as we have been carrying out the work on the car.

    The exhaust is a Supersprint version as Ben said. On most of the later models i.e 2009 onwards they do not seem to have the battery tray but a blank where it should be. If we are fitting one to a car with the battery tray we can remove the battery tray as it is not needed and supply a blank, like is fitted to the later cars. This is about £20 + vat, plus 10 bolts and a gasket. Bens had the blank so all we had to do was trim the bumper, I say "all" but it is abit of a but clenching job!

    The cutting work on the bumper/diffuser was down to Nick one of our techs, he has done an absolutely sterling job.

    We did forward the pictures on to Milltek and they are interested in making one if we can get enough orders......... If 5-10 people are willing to put down deposits we should be able to make it happen, or we can supply the Supersprint version, it can just be fitted as a cat back.

    As I said to Ben, I thought he was mad wanting a quad system but it looks brilliant! Really suits it. We were all suprised at how well it looks. Dare I say, maybe how they should have been out the factory?

    HTH,

    Ben @ AmD Essex
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    [Nov 19, 2011]
    Ben thanks for clearing that up. Mines a 2001 (61) car, so I guess mine would also not have this battery tray?

    What happens with the towing eye, as i seem to remember the tow hook cover is around there on the diffuser(?)

    And does the heat shield have to be modded as per on S/Sprint website?

    And lastly just to confirm as per above this can be fitted to the std exhaust by just replacing the back box. I understand S/Sprint supply a link pipe which mates to the std exhaust(?)
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    [Nov 19, 2011]
    That looks ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!!!! Can't wait to see the full piccies. Well done to you and to the guys at AMD!!! :wub: :wub: xx
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    Mr S3 BUH
    Saw you on M25 just past dartford crossing about half 5 ish today.

    Damn! Your S3 looks good mate!!
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    [Nov 23, 2011]
    There was a slight bit of trimming needed to the heat sheild but nothing major. Your car may not have the battery tray. It is easy to tell, either look under the car on the drivers side just back fromt he bumper or lift up the boot carpet and there will be a big hole if you have one.

    As for the towing cover, that needs abit of trimming but still fits on and is all fine.

    To fit on a standard car you would need the centre pipe and back box with either quads or ovals.



    That would have been not long after he left here. :)
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    [Nov 24, 2011]
    right guys as dantdi said i picked her up on tuesday aand what a drive home 3 miles in nearly half a hour on the M25 but i bet i was the only person in the traffic jam with a huge grin on my face a great noise that quad exhaust makes and as proven last night by nearly hitting some saxo boy up the arse she goes like S*** off a shuvel 10 times better than i imagined made 380 on the roller and you can deffinatly feel it :) anyways enough rambling you all just want to see the pictures so here goes

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    quad exhaust system

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    big very very effective AP brakes and KW coilovers

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    forge catch can

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    new intercooler sprayed black

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    new engine mounts

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    New Forge DV

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    [Nov 24, 2011]
    cheers S3KEL to clear a few things up there KW version 1 coilovers, a new forge DV (not rev D) and i have stayed on the OEM plugs for now as suggested by AMD
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    Stunning looking car you have there S3 BUH,do like that colour but must say i'd have the wing mirrors colour coded(very jealous)
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