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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by AVLO, Jan 10, 2014.

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    Hi guys I was thinking of having a bash at removing my secondary air injection this afternoon. My question is other than the blanking plate do I need anything else? Car is a year 2000 s3 apy. (I also have tools haha)

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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

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    Have you read through the how-to in the FAQs?

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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    I didn't need anything else (other than what you've already mentioned) from when mine was removed tbh.

    I think it's the later cars/engines that may need a resistor but on my APY it was fine without one IIRC.

    ps good luck- make sure you have tin of elbow grease ready as chances are everything's seized up under there
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    Need to do mine, I have the blanking plate, just need a free afternoon to do it!
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    CMcKenzie It's supposed to do that..

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    You'll have to let me know how you get on with it Matt, this is something else on the list as long as my arm of things to do!
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    Jojo... I think you will need a free week to fit all the parts you have amassed
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    Cheers for the info guys and I did look into the faq's but just double checking I don't need anything else other than the blanking plate? Its a good job that I looked for my blanking plate before I started undoing bits as it turns out I cant find it :-( however I will look around the house and hopefully get round to doing it on sunday.

    Thanks for the advice anyway fellas

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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Matt its easy mate. Just make sure you have some coolant and like I said be careful the temp sender housing is ok.
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    i used some resistors on mine but not sure if it was essential
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