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Scott's A3 Build Thread (With Pics)

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Scott_Hol, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Paullie
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    Paullie Banana Menace!

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    Those look SWEET, Scott! I'm so jealous they work perfectly on your car, but well chuffed for you at the same time, lol. Just absolutely love your wheels too! Car is looking hot to trot! :)
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    Looks good fella :)
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    Thanks Paulie im over chuffed with them :)
    Cheers Ash:thumbsup:
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    looks good man ive got led's in mine love them too bring a nice bit of modernism to the rear of my car
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    James.Asbri Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    I would like to do this with mine, rumour has it you can't?
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    Deffo gives it that bit extra
    whys that m8?
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    yeah ive heard that too man bit of a bummer eh something to do with the 09 onwards bulb warning system
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    James.Asbri Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    This apparently, in fact I think it was you Fran that gave me the bad news
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    i think it was mate lol
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    I would have a word with Pailie m8 that who sold me mine, as they would work on that motor either, they will be some that you can get from 08 onwards surely . . .
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    That's right Scott, I tried 3 different options (all said they were Canbus compatible), the light units you have now and 2 other sets of LED festoon bulbs and although they all worked in my car (8P3 S3) they all brought up the DIS bulb out warning. I've only seen one set listed on Ebay with alisting that states suitable for A3's upto MY10, but they were another £30 and from abroad, so didn't really want to risk buying incase I had to send them straight back again :(.
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    Thats the thing, i would wait until some other muppet finds out wether they work or not:ninja: haha
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    Get them bought Paulie you know you want too!:whip:
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    Oooh, put it like that and I'll buy them now, lol. :salute:



    Bought! Will report back when I get them. :laugh:
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    Haha i knew you wouldnt take much persuading:sly: no doubts they will work let me know when you get them fitted:wub:
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    Lol, will do matey! :icon_thumright:
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    Detail and Photoshoot done today:photo:. . . . .Enjoy:wub:

    Never pointed it out before and dont think anyone has noticed but close up of akoya centres to match the paintwork
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    Apologies for being snap happy :)
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    OMG Scott, that close up shot of your Bentleys seriously made me come over all hot and bothered, lol. One word, ..STUNNING! That is all :wub:
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    Thanks for the kind words Paulie :) glad you approve
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    Already said in the pic thread .This car has come along way since the start mate ..good work !
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    i didnt notice that before scott tbh bud but my god thats one awesome looking motor you have there matey boy , what i think your car needs is some black grills on the front like mine
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    You know the score Fran, , , but chrome grille FTW :p
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    lol fair enough was just a lttle thought bud , looks sweeeeeeet tho
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    Scott or Paulie, have you got the link of where you got the led number plate lights. What year is your car Scott, mines 54 so would they be fault free?
    Cheers.
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    lovely car buddy!!

    So clean and looked after!!!
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    One of the nicest A3's about IMO. Well done mate :)
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    ive got led's in mine no probs at all
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    Wow. Some fantastic shots there Scott. The Bentley rims are the business. I would settle for the akoya silver alright! But I'm taking Fran's side with the red :p
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    Which ones have you got Fran.
    I got some off eBay, one side worked, the other didn't, now both don't work and nor do originals lol!
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    Well done for tidying up the centre caps lad. Any plans to update the bumpers?
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    the ones iv got are these but in white i cant find any of the white ones maybe try and email the seller to see if they have any left but this is the same seller to as i got mine from mate give them a try ive had mine in for about 9 months now without a single issue Audi Blue 239 LED Number Plate Light Bulbs Canbus Xenon | eBay UK
    actually just found some of these they say they are for a merc but they are the same ones Mercedes 239 LED Number Plate Light Bulbs Canbus Xenon | eBay UK
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    There is the link bud mine is a 54 anarl these will work perfectly :)

    AUDI A3 S3 (04-) Number Plate LED Light No Canbus Error | eBay UK

    Thanks Higgs ;) itl be nice a clean for wednesday dont you worry :)
    That put a smile on my face, Thanks mate :wub:

    Cheers Clooty

    Akoya Silver FTW :)

    Cheers n8, no plans as yet would of liked to ov done the S3 single grille but too much dollar:( im happy with it atm, dont want to be spendin a fortune just little bits and bobs i think, pressed plates are getting ordered next thursday from rockvale graphics :)
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    Cheers lads, will take a look at them.
    Great looking A3 Scott, its really transformed from when you first had it!! :icon_thumright:
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    No problemo fella, thanks for the comments :)
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    Gotta say dude, loving your motor, she's beautiful.. Particularly like the centre caps matched in!! One thing tho, is it deliberate that you've blanked bits out of your plate to spell "A-HOL"???????!!
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    hahahaha love it mate
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    Lmao, was guna get a 3 on the end mate but it was just too expensive. . . . . haha cheers Chris ;)
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    No worries Scott..! I get loadsa grief over my personal plate, specially from the fuzz:busted_cop: they're not for everyone, but I love it lol.. Can't stop looking at your bentley's :wub: they're gangsta
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    Thanks man, really happy with the motor atm, love my plates getting them pressed next week will post pics :)

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