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S3 Colours? - Pics please...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by imported_ZeroK66, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. Hello all,

    Interested in what colours are available. Ming blue is one I would be interested in... but all other colours too.

    Any pics of ~hot~ S3's as well... be interested to see /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Cheers,
    Leon
     
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  3. Leon

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    [ QUOTE ]
    Hello all,

    Interested in what colours are available. Ming blue is one I would be interested in... but all other colours too.

    Any pics of ~hot~ S3's as well... be interested to see /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Cheers,
    Leon

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    Hi Leon,

    Here is a pic of my Goodwood Green S3. Very rare colour and not everyone's cup of tea but I like the fact that it's different.

    [​IMG]

    Cheers
    Leon!
     
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    Here's my Ming Blue....

    [​IMG]
     
  5. As I thought... that ming blue is gorgeous!!! That with a set of 18" RS4's on and bling bling mirrors... very nice!!

    I must say I like the green too. it reminds me of the Oak green of the MKII golfs which must have been the best colour for the MKII!

    Whatelse you guys got...
     
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    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    [​IMG]
     
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    nogaro blue!!

    [​IMG]

    Dicky... is that pic before your spacers?
     
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    Thats one hell of a slope your parked on Joe /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Thats one hell of a slope your parked on Joe /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    It's called art my son /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Yes, notice how the wheels don't line up with the arches! With the spacers they sit more proud, making the appearance look much more phat/aggressive..

    I'll try and get some pics on the weekend for you.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Thats one hell of a slope your parked on Joe /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    It's called art my son /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Very nice! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    In my opinion, Absolute Red is the best colour for the S3. Shows off the extended lines and black bits of the S3 better than the black. The black S3 I think doesnt really look any different from the standard A3, as its harder to pick out the lines.

    Having said that, for the standard A3 - I think black is best! (mine) The annoying black skirts on the A3 ruins it a bit on the other colours.
     
  13. i disagree paul- i think the black s3 does look different from the a3 and is quite apprent-u cant miss the flared arches, spoiler and other bits. just my opinion though
     
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    Absolute red, now you are talking!!!!
     
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    Looking good JamS3
    I have a 1.8T at the mo (black)
    but I am really gearing up for the idea of getting an S3 (GOT to be absolute red, kids)

    Thing is, they are kind of expensive! I have a W reg, which would be worth 7k tops, and for the equivelant S3 its gonna be atleast 12k!

    Sorry to get off thread there, carry on chaps.
     
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    Here's a pic of my car before the Porsche wheels were put on, excuse the quality, as it's a scanned pic of a photo. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
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    Those wheels are nice too jojo, what are they?
     
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    they look like radius R6 alloys... nice but they dont suit the S3 IMO... spoke are too thin. the Porsche ones jojo has now look much better
     
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    Nogaro blue for me. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yes.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
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    After thinking about it carefully I have to disagree and say that Goodwood Green is definately the best colour /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    BTW jojo the new alloys are MUCH better looking than your old ones. The spokes are bit a too thin IMO on the others.
     
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    And JoJo defo needs the brembos for that hill.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
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    The more I look at those wheels the more I like them!

    Cup 3s aren't they? OEM or replicas?

    Cheers,
    Adam
     
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    i like the S3 in noggy blue or imola yellow, my 2p's worth and a must have on the chrome mirrows!!

    U wanna c my Chrystal blue A3? lol
     
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    My Imola Yellow S3 (before Brembos were fitted):

    [​IMG]
     
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    My Imola Yellow S3 (before Brembos were fitted):

    [​IMG]

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    Fair play that looks the Biz /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif

    But we all know what the nicest colour is really, dont we? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif <font color="blue"> </font>
     
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    they look like radius R6 alloys... nice but they dont suit the S3 IMO... spoke are too thin. the Porsche ones jojo has now look much better

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    Correct, they are Radius R6 in 19", I thought they were awesome looking, and suit the S3. The reason I changed them, was because I bent the front two wheels after jumping off a humpback bridge, not realising the speed I was doing in the S3 on the approach lol /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

    Here's another pic /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    [​IMG]

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    The more I look at those wheels the more I like them!

    Cup 3s aren't they? OEM or replicas?

    Cheers,
    Adam

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    Replicas, didnt want the hassle of hub adaptors, but I suppose that OE Porsche Turbo wheels would probably weigh in a good few KG's less per wheel. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    Was you pretending to be the General Lee again JoJo.....that must have been some jump.
     
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    just thought id introduce the fastest colour /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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    mineral gray..ahh in the day, sweet memories /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif
     
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    ahh yeah and before we all take the /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif the rings on the side were for air friction so the other "slower" cars can keep up. (and yes i know, we've been here before /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif)
     
  32. Imola S3 i love your window tints dude!

    And jojo your old alloys look nuts-i have to say i prefer them and might get a set now!
     
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    Ming Blue as requested, By far the best colour /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Here with the old 19" RS4's on

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    and here with the new 19" BBS on /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Ade
     
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    they look like radius R6 alloys... nice but they dont suit the S3 IMO... spoke are too thin. the Porsche ones jojo has now look much better

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    I actually prefer the Radius R6 wheels to your Porsche ones, i saw the Radius ones some time back but couldn't be bothered to wait the 3 months they were quoting to import them at the time. They are lovely wheels... That said the porsche ones still look the business /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    Ade
     
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    Was you pretending to be the General Lee again JoJo.....that must have been some jump.

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    Lets just say that the S3 was a lot quicker than my preivious motors, by the time I realised the bridge was coming up, 75MPH was registered on the speedo /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked2.gif, managed to get that down to about 50ish before a 4 wheels jump - ala rally style /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yes.gif - and then everything was in slow mo, as I waited for the car to land - OUCH! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/bang.gif
     
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    Imola S3 i love your window tints dude!

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    Cheers dude... medium smoke all round. It looks darker against the yellow paint for some reason!
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    [​IMG]

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    The more I look at those wheels the more I like them!

    Cup 3s aren't they? OEM or replicas?

    Cheers,
    Adam

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    Replicas, didnt want the hassle of hub adaptors, but I suppose that OE Porsche Turbo wheels would probably weigh in a good few KG's less per wheel. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    True, but I'm sure OEM ones would of cost mega$$$$ too.

    Where did you get them from? Not many places do the replica porkers...only place I could find was Elite wheels...

    Cheers,
    Adam
     
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    Hopefully a picture now

    [image]http://photobucket.com/albums/v722/alexains/?action=view&current=DSCF0149.jpg[/image]
     
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    Where did you get them from? Not many places do the replica porkers...only place I could find was Elite wheels...

    Cheers,
    Adam

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    Got them from my local alloy shop, they had to be ordered in and are no longer in production in 5x100 fitment AFAIK /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/noidea.gif
     
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    Black is Best! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
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    those wheels are hot! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
     
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    Any close ups of those wheels JoJo?
     

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