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  1. whiteunderarm

    whiteunderarm Member

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    Hi Guys,

    It is with much sadness that i have to tell you that my S3 was written off in an accident last week Thursday...my car was running strong (REVO STAGE 2+) and was really happy with it. (i have removed all my parts to be placed on my next S3) These things happen though and I have now been presented with an opportunity to do one of two things:

    I can either pick up a decent second hand S3 ('07) Model for a fair price and be back behind the wheel of an S3 within the next month.

    Alternatively I can drive my Golf 5 2.0 for the next 7 months, put away all the cash I would have spent on installments on the second hand S3...and order myself a brand new S3 to be delivered in January.

    Im leaning more towards being patient and waiting...:icon_thumright:

    Few questions though...what colour to go for...my previous car was Phantom Black...Perhaps an Ibis White this time around? Would someone please post up a pic of an Ibis white with black optics and black alloys please just for an idea.

    Thanks guys ;)
     
  2. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    sorry to hear this mate, never fun dealing with accidents n stuff :slapped:

    i defo wait and get myself a new one.. you would need to order it fairly soon anyway for a jan build date if im not mistaken :think:
     
  3. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Run your Mk 5 and save your money till you can afford to buy an S3.. I cant understand people who buy cars on the knock ! I appreciate your in SA but in the UK this "must have it yesterday" attitude is the reason we are all in the mess we are in.
     
  4. Brett Butler

    Brett Butler Member

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    Save and wait for an RS3, the price tbh does not seem a great deal more than an S3
     
  5. whiteunderarm

    whiteunderarm Member

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    Totally get what you're saying mate....here in SA ppl change their cars more often than they change their underwear...no use throwing all your hard earned cash into a depreciating asset...sure you save on interest etc, but like I said, we change cars often here and with our new strict National Credit Act getting finance is more difficult than finding a supermodel to date...so in reality we have to be able to afford the car before they give us finance ;)
     
  6. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Ive never bought a car outright with my own funds in 20yr.
    Im not in a mess, far from it.
    Bank loans are your friend.

    If people didnt buy cars using finance and loan facilities, we wouldnt have a motor industry.
    And nice stuff would be be the reserve of the well heeled and Paddy.
    Perish the thought.

    cheers
    Paul
     
  7. beanoir

    beanoir Large Member

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    Do you know something we dont? How much is an RS3 going to be then..?
     
  8. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    You have some strange friends !! and as for your second line..

    What does that tell you about the motor industry ;-)
     
  9. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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  10. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    And property, and big TVs,and big sofas etc....
     
  11. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Dont take any notice of me Paul...just having a bad day :)

    Nearly a month now with out my car...£4300 down the shute and they are still pissing in the wind with it. :sadlike:
     
  12. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Wade in there with a rusty spade and start removing limbs.

    Not a court in the land would convict you under the circumstances mate.:mad:
     

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