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She is a real looker

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Daveotto, Sep 19, 2013.

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    [Sep 19, 2013]
    On my trip to France this week the car spent the days in the visitor car park which was in clear view of the meeting room we were using and I was really surprised on the number of people who when walking past stopped to take a closer look or looked back over there shoulder.

    Also, while in the queue for my eurotunnel train picked up a compliment on how good the car looked from the guy in the next lane driving the Mercedes SL63 AMG and that's a pretty decent looking car in its own right
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    [Sep 19, 2013]
    Haha good on you!! Can you post some pics of the baby? Also I see you go the 'no smoking' pack - what is that exactly?
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    [Sep 19, 2013]
    Non smoking pack replaces black plastic lighter with a chrome 12v plug and takes out the cup/ashtray that just sits in the cup holder.
    Quite a few threads / pics on here about if you want to see.
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    [Sep 19, 2013]
    There are already a couple of pics of my car with A3sportbacksmarks from the start of this month in the pics thread but I will post some more after it gets is first proper clean at the weekend weather permitting.

    There is a thread on pros and cons of smoking and non smoking pack but basically you loose the shiny ashtray and gain a chrome surround for your 12v socket which replaces the cigarette lighter socket.
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    [Sep 20, 2013]
    Daveotto is right. Summary version:

    You lose the Audi ash-tray /coin holder / key holder pot (about 40GBP to buy separately) and the black cigarette lighter cap is replaced with a chrome rimmed cap cover (about 5 GBP to buy separately).
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    [Sep 20, 2013]
    Ashtray is £15 on ebay. Never got to the bottom of whether the wiring or power rating of the socket was different either.
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    [Sep 22, 2013]
    Pictures after first full wax now in pics thread
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