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Thought I'd share our new toy!!! Out with the old, in with the new.....

Sarah's A3 Oct 11, 2011

  1. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Bought an old ute a few weeks after arriving in Oz. Had loads of fun in it but sadly wasn't a 4x4 so limited us to what fun we could have. So sold her on and bought this!!! Not a Holden I know but theres loads that can be done to these and the locals love them. Fitted with a Snake Racing lift, uprated suspension, massive intercooler and HUGE off road tyres...... now the real fun can begin!!!

    Old girl now gone.


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    Welcome the new girl....much bigger!

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    I need a ladder to get in it lol!!!
     

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  2. sidibear

    sidibear Looking for Zombies !! Staff Member Moderator Audi A4

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    Gun Rack?


    Sorry, just happened to be my first thought :blush:
     
  3. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Hey could do for all those kangaroos! Make a great steak!
     
  4. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I had a Navara for many years, great trucks.
     
  5. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    G'day. :)

    Getting use to life down under then Sarah?
     
  6. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Yup the Navara is ace and theres loads of mods we can do to it!

    G'day Joe, yeah getting there now. Starting to explore now the weathers warming up and wow theres loads to see! The best bit is the night sky, its sooo clear its stunning.
     
  7. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    No 4x4 tax in OZ sarah...:)
     
  8. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Hope life is good over there! :wub:
     
  9. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    How does the Navara feel after the A3! A tank or a boat. Good motors, especially at what they so.

    Glad your having a ball out there!
     
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Nope luckily lol, nearly all vehicles here are 4x4 off roaders!
     
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    Cheers Nate, its really good and different at the same time. Its like starting from scratch all over again, both scary and exciting. Least its warming up now but Xmas is going to be really odd this year! Cant imagine it not being cold and snowy!!!

    Hope alls good for you.
     
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    lol, funny you say that, the first Nav we got felt ok as it was only a diddy one but was fun to drive esp in the wet lol. But flip this new ones like a tank but we call her the bus! With it being lifted its a good climb to get into it but the views great when driving around. They are good motors and ace off road, we've tried it out a few times and it loves it!

    Yup, its great out here. Dont get me wrong there are negatives. Its one of the most expensive cities in the World and prices are still rising but wages are higher so its not all bad. The bugs are bad and lots of new ones we've never seen are just starting to wake up now its getting warmer lol but over all its an ace place to live and bring up a family. Miss the shows and meeting mates from on here but when we visit the UK we will come along to some. I've found a site over here where they have meets so will get along to some when we can.

    We dont miss the Winter cold though!!!
     
  13. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I'm not surprised. We've just sneaked a coupe of weeks away before it got cold and horrible.

    My folks moved to the Balearic Islands when I was 8, so all my spare time was spent there in the sun. It's made me allergic to British winters which give me grade A man flu! That said, I don't miss the flies, wasps and hornets they get!

    Think of us as we shiver our knackers off (and whilst your doing a barbie on the beach!)
     
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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    lol Oh I will. But funny you mention the flies etc. OMG!!!!! no one warned us of that!!!!!! They have come early this year apparently, ive never seen so many flies! and they are persistant little *******!!!! On the trip to the Pinnicles on Monday there were hundreds of them!!! So as you are bearing the cold, we will be loving the heat but hating the flies!!!!
     
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    sidibear Looking for Zombies !! Staff Member Moderator Audi A4

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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid Staff Member Moderator

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    lol, love those ads!!! Just my luck we'll see that boar over here lol! That bugger one is soooooo funny! No wonder loads of Aussies like the Hi Lux
     

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