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The B7 has gone

ben.w93 Apr 1, 2014

  1. ben.w93

    ben.w93 Member

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    So with a heavy heart I bid farewell the my B7 3.0 TDI Quattro Avant 233bhp. I have learnt a great deal on here and would like to thank you guys, I also hope that I have been of help. I did a few mods including retrofitting cruise control. It was hover getting a bit long on the tooth and about to hit 100,000. Its not all bad new though. I stayed loyal to the brand and now have an A5 3.0tdi so will be on the forum and drop in from time to time if I can be of help, will post some pictures of the old B7 and the new A5, I did however not realise on the test dive the A5 had no cruise control, so will have to look into getting it retrofitted if anyone has advice (wrong area of the forum I know):sorry: All the best, Ben.
     
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  2. V6 Quatt

    V6 Quatt Well-Known Member

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    Good luck with the new motor...chin up mate its a new A5 nice upgrade plus another 3.0TDI

    Whats the colour and spec?
     
  3. ben.w93

    ben.w93 Member

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    Cheers Quatt, its a 2008 (57) silver SE with 19" I think to be S5 wheels gun metal, in silver, with black leather heated seat, bi-xenons, full MMI, detachable tow bar, bluetooth, Ipod interface and B&O. Will definitely put some pictures up later, did a 120 mile drive in it tonight, did 39.7 mpg where as my A4 would reliably the over 44mpg on the same run to Cardiff. Its standard from what I can gather, but it goes slightly quicker off the line than my mapped A4 but seems to run out of puff sooner, hopefully when the A5 gets remapped it will do over 40 mpg and with cruise fitted. I have found it gets a bit more unwated attention though, had a BMW trying to have a go and then tailgate me when I didn't want to play. My B7 had better spec on it like adaptive xenons, auto dimming mirrors, and CRUISE which I miss, but the A5 is a lovely drive.
     
  4. Molnboman

    Molnboman Well-Known Member

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    All the best with your new baby....but 100k miles long in the tooth?....hehehehe

    Good Luck
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  5. A4_MaJiK

    A4_MaJiK Azeem

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    My thoughts exactly...I'm booked in for a gearbox and rear diffrential service this weekend as I'll be hitting exactly 100k.

    I was originally going to get an A5 3.0TDI but they were out of my budget this time two years ago.
     
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    We can fit cruise control for you, ping a PM as I have a job down in Exeter soon, so I can if need be pop in & do this on route or on my way back :)

    We can also fit the other systems missing aswell :)
     
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  7. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Let me know how that goes, Azeem. I'm thinking of doing the same with mine (which is a ZF auto box)
     
  9. Joe_Murphy21187

    Joe_Murphy21187 Tiptronic

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    ^^ this please (133k and haven't had diff or box fluid changed...)
     
  10. ben.w93

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    I know they can take the millage, but it was easier to out the car at 98,000 than 100,000+ flickr seems to have changed and I haven't worked out how to upload some pictures of the cars. Thanks NHN for the input, PM sent hopefully.
     
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  11. Gravelcar

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    Hi, can you fit MMI or AUX socket to allow iPod dock?
    Cheers
     
  12. Gravelcar

    Gravelcar Member

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    Hi, can you fit MMI or AUX socket to allow iPod dock?
    Cheers
     

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