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Single Grill Conversion Done....V6 S3 Hybrid!!! pic heavy

Sarah's A3 Aug 16, 2010

  1. kkp0897

    kkp0897 Active Member

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    Great Job you've done there.

    Looks like your A3 is getting a lot of TLC.

    Keep up the good work.

    KKP
     
  2. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Fran, I'd choose the S Line. Think it will look ace on your car! Stay away from non OEM, most are bad fits and dont look as good!
     
  3. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    thank you. Yup he gets lots of TLC.
     
  4. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    yeah i was thinking s-line im keeping an eye on ebay to see what turns up otherwise it the stealers for me lol cheers
     
  5. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    yup stealers or try looking up breakers in ebay too! Be cheeky and ask if they have any! Hope you get one, will look ace
     
  6. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    i will try lol , yeah i agree we've had a good number of s-line's in work now and i think a3's look so much better with them , its the one of the things i wished my car came with as well as sat nav , xenons , heated seats etc ..
     
  7. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    haa haa the list goes on eh!
     
  8. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    lol yeah it does a bit oh well some things you can put on your car thanks to thing awesome site eh haha
     
  9. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    awesome work sarah rly done a good job car looks fab, great feelin when doin it yourself as well:) p.s i need 09 rear light were to get them from?
     
  10. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Cheers Chris, yup its a great feeling! apart from the bruises lol

    Got the 09s from the same guy I bought the alloys from, a lucky buy!
     
  11. Ash B

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    Hey Sar :) I think the car would look even better with a colour matched front badge :)


    I I just laughed when i read this! lol :)
     
  12. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    yup doing the rings as we speak!

    And hey! what can I say, I dont like passengers lol! No seriously, I have to consider others in the car but im tempted for sure!
     
  13. Shane.

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    Very nice build, fair play for doing most of it yourself, I have broke too many things to risk doing anything to my own cars anymore haha. All I would say is maybe abit lower and some spacers on the back would set it off a treat.
     
  14. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Thanks Shane, spacers will be done and im considering lowering too!
     
  15. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    go on lower it it'll finish it off nicely
     
  16. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    lol, you lot keep spending my money!!!! Maybe I will when I can.
     
  17. 1wheelonly

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    lovely job sar, looked great at aitp !
    you deffo need to lower it and spacers would just finish it of a treat.
    great work, well done.
    let me know when your ready for the digi tuner and dvd etc, will pop up and sort for you, whilst your spending, you may aswell get a flat bottom wheel too and we can fit it all in one go !!!
    its only money !!! lmfao
     
  18. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Cheers Lea, really appreciated!

    I know I know lol!!!! give me time lol

    Yeh, I will deffo let you know, then I can do what we agreed when you are here lol But stop spending what I havn't got lol, I do really want the flat bottom wheel but havn't been able to find any!!!!! I'll msn you about it.

    thanks again matey!!!
     
  19. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    haha tell me about it i had a standard car but then i joined this forum and it all went wrong or right depends on which way you look at it lol but lowering is on my list of things to do on my car will look top on yours
     
  20. pistol

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    Nice...
    Well done and thanks for showing us all the photo's
    Paul
     
  21. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Haa haa Fran but you're not complaining! You have an ace car! But hey there are loads more you can do........ and so it goes on! lol
     
  22. NHN

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    I have to say, I'm seriously mighty impressed by this, you are the defacto female modder on ASN.

    Very good job, only things I will say & you know are get those skirts on asap & lose the horrible splitter on front, it ruins IMHO the S3 front styling, doesnt compliment it at all girl, your car do as you see fit, just a friendly opinion. :)

    Again I say I'm very impressed, wish my missus had some of your dna for your car loving lmfao.
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  23. PH1L

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    couldnt agree more nige, im not a fan of cupra +s3 i think smthey has a set of skirts if youre still after ones sarah
     
  24. rossbrownlee

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    Lovely looking rear end!
    front's pretty damn nice too!

    Aye.... the car!!! keep it clean tigers!
     
  25. FranA3

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    thats true the list does go on and on along with my bank balance going down and down lol
     
  26. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Hey just get those footwell lights finished off lol!
     
  27. FranA3

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    im going to pick up a repair wire from audi 2mo dinnertime thats all that is holding me up with that everything else is in and ready to rock , ive just ordered my carbon fibre wrap off ebay cant wait to get wrapping my interior will look awesome im going to do my wing mirrors too then it will look :hubbahubba:
     
  28. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    thank you Nige, means alot coming from you!

    Yup as we talked about, skirts will be done as soon as!!! Splitter....hmmm not sure, will live with it a while and see lol, I also like to be a little different as you know lol

    But I will be picking your brains for further ideas when funds allow!

    thanks again Nige
     
  29. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    may pm her
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  30. scottie123

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    mmmmmmmmm skirts.

    I love looking up 'em :)
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  31. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    haa haa you naughty boy! lol
     
  32. NHN

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    Skirts are new for Sarah aswell :p
     
  33. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Haa haa you noticed im always in jeans lol

    Oi Scottie is that why I kept seeing you lying on the floor lol!!!
     
  34. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Ok, I've lived with my front rings painted black for a few weeks and tbh, as much as I like them, every time I looked at them, they just looked like they had been nicked!! lol

    Anyway, decided to do them the same anthracite (ish with a blue hue) as the Alloys and mirrors. (Hard to show the colour but they do match the lower bumper Lip, alloys and mirrors. Just looked more silvery with the camera!)

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    Even from a distance I can now still see them, so im happy!

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    Also decided to have a go at getting some marks off the headlamps. Got some brilliant advice from Jim (Jimmeh) of White Details (thanks Jim) and had a go. Used some Poorboys SSR1 & 2 and Megs steps 2 & 3 of the Deep Crystal System to try to bring them back shiney new! I'm happy with the results so...result!

    Before (were covered in stone chips etc)

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    After

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  35. FranA3

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    top job sarah your car looks better and better every time i see it , good work with the headlights to in work we buff them with t-cut you get the same result so all good there , oh and ps .. ive finnaly get my new wing mirror glasses i'll try not to break these ones lol
     
  36. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Cheers Fran. I was bored today so though id have a go at the lights. They always bugged me with all the stone chips etc. Did the avants rear lights too, wow they look like new! lol Brownie points earned for me! haa haa

    About time you got those mirror glasses!!!!!! Gently does it when fitting! Hey they are coming together nicely now!
     
  37. FranA3

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    hey fair do's you have done a good job you'll be after a job in my place soon lol , well i fitted them today with no probs yay i can see out of them properly for the first time in a month haha
     
  38. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    haahaaa I did giggle when I saw your car, I felt embarrased I'd broken 1!!!!!! lol

    Noooooo, detailing for fun is great but everyday is hard work!!! Although saying that, I'd happily do it more often, I like seeing the results.
     
  39. FranA3

    FranA3 FMDETAILING Regional Rep Site Sponsor Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    i saw th funny side after i stopped swearing like a guy with tourettes syndrome i thought one is bad but two of them come on how bad can my luck get haha , i still love seeing the end result even now and ive been doing it professionally for 8 years esp on my own car i washed her today and polished her usually i cant be arsed because i do it everyday lol
     
  40. Dean's A3

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    With the issue of stone chips to the headlights, have you thought of investing in headlight protector covers from Audi? I would rather have chips on these than the headlights especially with Xenons, they can also dissipate the force against larger stones that could break the headlights as well..
     

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