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Silky's S3 (8V)

Silky-S3 Oct 29, 2013

  1. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    What's the plan re winter tyres . Same rims?
     
  2. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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  3. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    Wot No Roof Rails!!!
     
  4. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    Wot its not black!!!

    Your quick! Well done that man and thanks for that irreplaceable contribution that man!
     
  5. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    No way, they are horrid! My car is all about fast! When did you last see a fast/race car with roof rails?
     
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  6. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Yes 18" Goodyear Ultragrip 8's
     
  7. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    More pics to come later....
     
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  8. Johnnyb

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    I saw one of those RS6 things...

    560bhp is fast right?
     
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  9. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    I thought that may be a better option than a new set of rims ;-) 1 December - 1 March maybe???
     
  10. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    Doesn't have to be Black ... My best car ever was Blue.... Well nearly Black ;-)
     
  11. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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  12. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    First mod! 4 x Goodyear Ultragrip 8 Winter tyres

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  13. PilotAudi

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    Looks great for an S3 or is it an S7 ?
     
  14. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Haha, very funny :whip:
     
  15. lotus

    lotus Member

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    Very nice Silky, so what did the detailers do?
     
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  16. Toadoftoadhall

    Toadoftoadhall Active Member

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    Simply superb. :icon_thumright:
     
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  17. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    Flawless. every colour contrast blends in so well.
     
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  18. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member Team Mythos VCDS Map User Team Tornado Audi RS3 quattro DSG

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    Stunning !! And with those winter tyres (I know from having them on my S3 last winter) you won't go wrong.:racer:
     
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  19. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Machine polish it, and seal it with glass coat
     
  20. the_lecht_rocks

    the_lecht_rocks Well-Known Member

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    I'm after a set of winters for next season. Thoughts on yours silky ? Where do you live ?
     
  21. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    So far so good, not had any snow yet! Live in Yorkshire.
     
  22. stetheo

    stetheo Active Member

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    Beautiful car. That is all.
     
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  23. Leeber

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    Beautiful car. Did you get the interior protected in any way too?
     
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  24. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Yes mate, all leather and fabric protected and sealed.
     
  25. Snake Pliskin

    Snake Pliskin Well-Known Member Supporter Team Floret Silver Audi RS3

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    Car looks amazing mate ...... congratulations !
     
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  26. R90 STL

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    that is one fine looking car you have there mate. love the colour
     
  27. royalsteve68

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    I always thought you shouldn't machine polish a car let alone a new one...doesnt it damage the paintwork long term
     
  28. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    My detailer advised against any orange peel removal on a brand new car after I enquired. He also found new Audi's to have some of the best finishes in the market and that bmw were notoriously bad when it came to factory orange peel. A light machine polish to remove, if any, swirls or light scratches and thorough interior, exterior clean and seal will suffice. Should hope so at £200+!
     
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  31. kenny_boon

    kenny_boon Active Member

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    Looks stunning mate, really nice pictures. makes me wish i had more cash for a bigger options list :)
     
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  32. Pieterw

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    Very very nice, tell us a little more about your driving experience ? How is the ride, comfy or hard ? How is the steering feedback ? Is it better than expected ? Any negative points ?
     
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  33. t8ups

    t8ups Site Sponsor Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Not want to upgrade the footwells and puddles to the brighter panels on this one Silky?

    Also change the red door and glove to LED?

    :)

    Trups
     
  34. stetheo

    stetheo Active Member

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    What a stunning looking car
     
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  35. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    What? So you can upgrade further than what the interior light pack provides assuming silky has this?
     
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  36. James Chr

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    ah Silky, I am in love. With the car of course. I have one like this coming except with silver rails and a pano roof. I am so please to see how great this car looks the way you have configured it. It has also helped me to decide to choose white on black plates. I think they will work really nicely.

    Only 4 mths to wait. I am struggling to know if I should add the folding mirrors, but it looks to me like the money could be better spent on paint protection with one of those ceramic sort of things.

    And the driving is?...
     
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  37. Scott

    Scott Well-Known Member

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    More photos please. Can't wait for my Estoril S3 to arrive. It's at Emden at the mo.
     
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  38. Satdiver

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    Hi guys new here.....this has thrown me big time, love the blue, but ordered silver......I'm struggling to find good photos of other colours...GOOD photos.....you may of just turned my order over. Lovely looking car, I need rails for my mtb....but I think they'd look good.
    Congrats
     
  39. J6YAK

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    Welcome mate, the SB in my opinion looks better with rails hence my order.
    It was always going to be Estoril Blue for me as it's a fantastic colour and an S only colour too!!
    The problem of finding GOOD pics just now is the fact that there are few people actually collected their cars which is frustrating for those of us who have ordered and have to wait.
    I am lucky enough to have now seen Estoril in different light situations as a work colleague has now collected his 3dr.

    The silver you have ordered, as silvers go is actually a nice one and should be uncommon i think so might be a good shout.......decisions decisions!!!!!

    when is your's being built?
     
  40. PilotAudi

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    Silver would look good with black pack and rails I reckon!
     
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