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So i went to give the car a quick clean...

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by RichA3Turbo, Jun 14, 2004.

  1. RichA3Turbo

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    but a qucik clean turned into a full-on cleaning frenzy /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Cleaned inside and outside of wheels, the whole car inside and out, gave it meguiars stage 1, and NXT Generation and heres the result:

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    Nice... How long did you scrub for to get the numbers to come off on your plate /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Nice work /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    which version of meguiars is that, when i went to buy some last week there were quite a few. Is it the wax?
     
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    Black S3 said:
    I bet it took you a while to clean the "Tuning" bit near the brake discs!

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    Actually, i didnt touch it! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif The rotor hats tend to stay pretty clean. The callipers however, are a biatch to keep clean!

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    Car Looks spectacular... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif

    Just wondering which model porsche are those calipers, think they'd look better on my car! :)

    Just polished mine with mer the other day and was quite impressed, does everyone reckon the Meguiars stuff is the best?

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    god_thats_quick said:
    Car Looks spectacular... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif

    Just wondering which model porsche are those calipers, think they'd look better on my car! :)

    Just polished mine with mer the other day and was quite impressed, does everyone reckon the Meguiars stuff is the best?

    Ben.

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    Nah, you want red on a yellow S3 mate! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif They are Boxster S callipers.

    Its hard to say which is 'best' really... would have to do 2 side of the same panel (bonnet!) to do a fair comparison.

    Rich
     
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    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

    I know it's not exactely the theme you were planning on but how much did the break conversion cost, and was it worth it over the brembo GT's etc? did you do the rears as well?

    Think the breaks need to be sorted before I get my car chipped that's all!

    Think you should get to work on the stripey bonnet idea by the way... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif

    Ben.
     
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    god_thats_quick said:
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    I know it's not exactely the theme you were planning on but how much did the break conversion cost, and was it worth it over the brembo GT's etc? did you do the rears as well?

    Think the breaks need to be sorted before I get my car chipped that's all!

    Think you should get to work on the stripey bonnet idea by the way... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif

    Ben.

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    Cost me very little /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif but its £1080+vat from me, compared to the Brembo's which are £750+vat. But you do get 2 piece discs, and monobloc callipers in a choice of Red, Yellow, Black or Silver. The Discs have curved veins so act as an impeller to keep the discs cool, and the rotor hats are anodized black so never rust .etc. Also the discs are cadmium coated, so the area that the pads dont hit will never rust.

    This is however not available for the S3... A3/Golf 1.8T only.

    We do the Porsche 993T setup for the S3/TT which is £1187+vat... you CANT beat this setup!

    Rich
     
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    Good job lad! Looking nice and clean! Used the Miguires gear last week and hate to say it, but I'll be putting the old AutoG on the shelf for a bit, I love it!
     
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    Flipping hell ScotSTHREE

    That is one clean motor.


    I thought mine was clean after I had cleaned mine

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    but yours /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
     
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    SootsSTHREE that's the one for me, going to get some at the weekend. So does this all come part of a kit?
     
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    Meguires i think is my new best buddy... easy to use and nice and quick!

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    mequires on a red car cos no1 has posted a shiny red car yet..

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    nice dog!
     
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    2 fwarris? wow!
     
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    Bet you had fun polishing all them cars.
     

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