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Suzuka grey S3 Build thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by madalex, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. Staz
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    Yes it really works mate.
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    Parking sensors are for girls and look **** anyway.
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    I agree that having no sensors look better, cleaner lines. That's the reason I dind;t tick then wehn I orderd my sportback but I do think Audi parking sensors don't look that bad. They are nice and flush and painted. Most other brands have big black pimples sticking out, now that's nasty!
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    Good work my son! Another thing...is the colour of your car suzuka grey - totally confused lol

    What about the lisence plate lights?
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    Yes, I completely agree!
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    Yeah & when you/mrs reverse into a wall or car you'll be saying oh I wish I was a girl, lmao, but seriously I've just done the oem fit & they're hardly noticeable atall when painted & even less visible on the s3/sline as they're almost half the size of the older 03-05 ones so cant see why they would look ****, of course only IMHO
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    Looks white to me!???

    I'd keep the wheels but get them painted bright red, I think it would be risky but possibly great! :arco:
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    RED?!?!?!?!
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    I think it would be risky and probably ridiculous.
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    I'm afraid that if you carry on this route of modding this car the way you are Alex, I shall be forced to find out where you live and steal it.. :sly: :drool:

    On a serious note, I would go with the Speedlines mate. As they are slightly lighter than the standard rims and once you've mutiplied that by 4 and removed all your other bits, you'll have a nice few kgs removed from your kerbweight. My rims are nearly 5kgs lighter on each corner and you can notice a difference straight away. Plus I have removed the rear seats on occasions before in a few of my cars and that alone makes a big difference (especially when you a Milltek, as the sound is worth the removal alone ;)).. Also the Turinis are lush rims..

    Anyway, that motor of yours gets a big fat :thumbsup: from me.. One more thing though, can we have a closer pic of the red buckets please? ;)
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    Red Buckets?!!! Pics please......

    These are Lomax's RS4s from his Golf GTI

    [​IMG]
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    Whole interior HERE for sale. Only £3k :ermm:
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    They're just covers. OK, flaming expensive, extremely nice looking covers, but they're still the std S3 buckets underneath. Now those that N8 posted... Where do I sign?
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    What's this steering wheel from? It looks fatter than the normal A3 FBMFSW.
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    The seat covers were free !!! lol ive got like 5 pairs ..
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    mitch or ashley . Wanna buy my wheels then . Make me an offer
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    It is an RS4 wheel, madalex can you keep ignoring me? Can I see any pictures of your interior?
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    Now I'm really confused, you buy this really quite expensive car and begin to mod it in what can only be described as an 'individual' manner and then you tell us it's for sale on your website??

    Are you bored of it already?
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    lol sorry mate [​IMG]
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    Once again , Spot on mate :laugh:.
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    Very jealous madalex! Love those buckets!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Lovely mate - are those mats standard?

    I need a new set in my car!

    What bulbs are you using for the rear lisence plate?
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    Right my brand new s3 wheels are for sale without tyres for £450..ono
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    What wheels you going for? What mods you got planned?
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    went for a set of speedline turinis ... Getting them powercoated black or anthracite
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    went for a rear seats strip out ... Over all saved around 50kgs on just seats , Yet alone my other light weight mods

    Quick picture for those interested .
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    PS: if u disagree with stripping out a new 30k car n the rest of it please just keep it to yourself n stop bitching ..
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    What are the benefits of Powdercoating? 50kg from the rear! Wow! Big weightsaving, I swear the speedline turini's are from the 172 Cup. Nice looking wheel and very light. Your from Cardiff aren't you Madalex?
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    lol :blahblah1::no::arco:haha
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    Powder coating is muchh harder wearing than any painted surface ... Speedline turinis are rebranded on the clio 197 ..
    Yeah cardiff mate why u ask ?
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    Sorry can I ask, is this gonna be a track car with a roll cage aswell?
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    Can I ask what was wired into the rear seats, just seat heating?
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    TBH i think you may have issues with a small battery, there is so much electronics on a car now that needs power. You may end up having starting issues. Do you have coming home lights, the xenons draw so much power, ive had a flat battery a couple of times when working on the car and not having it running.
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    Funnily enough I've got a flat battery from cold weather & decided to swap my old one for this, hey powers my Tissot for years so must start my car

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    PLEASE don't tell me you ticked the rear heated seat option!?
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    lmao, lol classic if so
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    no such option . as rear heated seats on an s3 . .
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    We've got ourselves a jokkerr
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    Its perfect . Left leds on for 30 mins yesterday while washing the car started fine . Car was left outside last night tmepratures hit -1 Andd started fine .
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    NO ...its my every now n then fun hot hatch ..
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    lmao, yeap a regular jack nicholson I am & why the hell not, better than being a miserable ***** like many I see around this country, if you cant laugh at these things then you've got no hope, lol

    Anyway rear heated seats is an option on 8P's as I've got, never heard of an option that an S3 cant have, wiring is probably for fuel tank sensor etc no as thats where its going into I think, unless the rear seatbelts have a warning system aswell which I doubt but never know, have to check the latest schematics

    & leds eat very minimal power its when the xenons are on, but guessing if coming home is the leds now then not a problem but think matts just saying watch yourself with xenons on at night auto mode as that'll flatten in minutes as I had same issues when working on car & they came on auto, dead within minutes when not starting, damn things eat power like anything
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