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top 5 tips!!

a4quat Aug 9, 2006

  1. a4quat

    a4quat Member

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    i have just got my first audi which is a a4 1.8t sport quattro w reg, my question is can some of you ppl give me your top 5 tips on performance and styling mods, can you include price and purchase place. thank you in advance :thumbs-up:
     
  2. Olly_K

    Olly_K Administrator

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    OK, im gonna pretty much say AmD for mine because that's where I go, but MRC or any other will do just as well :

    1. Get it remapped.
    2. Get a milltek exhaust before the remap.
    3. Lower it on some form of coilovers.
    4. 18" RS6 wheels (/me runs away !)
    5. Get an RS4 grill

    Sorted !
     
  3. PaulJC84

    PaulJC84 Owner

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    I pretty much agree with olly but i would also suggest a B&M short shift.

    I have one and its great.
     
  4. Beerzo

    Beerzo Masa'warty 3200... Talk To Me!

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    Prob the cheapest mod that can make a noticable difference is:

    N75J valve- best mod you can buy for less than 45 notes.
     
  5. a4quat

    a4quat Member

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    what is a n75j valve?!!
     
  6. Donald_MacIver

    Donald_MacIver Member

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    What ever you do don't spoil the car with any dodgy kits, subtle is the way to go. Put a big set of 18 or 19 inch wheels on it, and lower it on coilovers. Then add a stainless exhaust system, and possibly a subtle boot spoiler.
     
  7. madvw

    madvw Active Member

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    it'd have to be a remap, facelift headlamps, red clear clear red tail-lamps, BBS rims and maybe some brushed mirrors. Then coilovers and ARB's.

    then..
    oh hang on, thats more than 5...

    if only life were that simple.....
     
  8. Phantom_A4

    Phantom_A4 Member

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    i'd agree with the other guys

    1. AMD remap - easiest bhp increase ever
    2. Miltek exhaust system
    3. 18" RS6's
    4. RS4 Bumper + S4 Skirts + rear valance blended to rear bumper
    5. GOOD Coilovers, lower it so there is minimal gap but not much rubbing... :)

    You may get pulled for looking like a drug dealer, but atleast you know its done hehe!

    Im loving these chrome ones they do, a lot of you prob thinks its very chav though!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. hiltoa

    hiltoa VAG erfahren

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    Or, like me, if you've just bought an abused example:
    1. Engine Flush
    2. Fresh oil for 100 miles to complete flush.
    3. Take off sump and clean out all the crud.
    4. Replace clogged up oil pump
    5. Reassemble and wait for K03 to expire and hope you've saved up enough for a Garrett when it does...
     
  10. S4_SAT

    S4_SAT Stuck in 3rd

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    Or mine,
    1.debadge it
    2.18" rs4 alloys
    3.pioneer headunit
    4.15"vibe sub
    5.RS4 grill
    :cool:
     
  11. DIPS_A4

    DIPS_A4 SEAT LEON CUPRA R (225)

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    ID SAY THE SAME AS ABOVE ALSO,
    1. WHEELS RS6 BUT GET WHEEL PROTECTORS
    2. LOWER IT
    3. REMAP AMD REVO OR JABBA AND EXHAUST MIJ PERFORMANCE IN WALSALL BHAM OR MILLTEK
    4. RS4 GRILL
    5. PHILLIPS BLUE VISION BULBS

    BUT IN MOST CASES KEEP SUM CASH SPARE TO REPLACE A DODGY MAF LOL!
     
  12. DIPS_A4

    DIPS_A4 SEAT LEON CUPRA R (225)

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    I LIKE THAT BLACK A4 NEW TO THE DRUG DEALER B6 A4 ANY MORE PICS OF THAT ONE PHANTOM? THE ONE ON THE RIGHT.
     
  13. disley

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    1. before any mods get it serviced and checked so that you dont get any supprises after your moneys gon on bling
    2 remap £500 ish
    3.18" alloys (whatever u likes) £700 ish
    4 on its arse coilovers(fk highsports)£500
    5. de badge the lot (exept the quattro badge on the grill) (de badge grill £30.
    Looks mint.
     
  14. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    1. Exhaust
    2. Remap (have a look around)
    3. 18" Rims (New shape RS4's) £365.00 rims only Ebay wheels
    4. Coilovers £500 on a budget then H&R race spring £150-200
    5. RS4 style front bumper S4 sides and S4 rear bumper.
     
  15. jcb

    jcb Active Member VCDS Map User

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    1)Honking great big turbo GT28 etc
    2)£1000 for bits
    3) £1000+/- for fitting and all bits FMIC etc
    4) £1000+/- for remap and other bits, Milltek, boost control etc
    5) £1000 for your new insurance premium!

    ; )
    yes thats five
     
  16. Phantom_A4

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    Hey dips, its a standard S4 B5 in phantom black, its got a few extra badges and is slammed on its arse. Will try and get some pics for you.
     
  17. DIPS_A4

    DIPS_A4 SEAT LEON CUPRA R (225)

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    CHEERS PHANTOM. :thumbs-up:
     
  18. rasA4

    rasA4 Four Rings Mafia Specialist Team V6 Audi A4 saloon

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    i assume this mod (whatever this is) is only for 1.8Ts?
     
  19. D7_MOD

    D7_MOD D-Tech Performance Developments

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    1.) 18s or 19s
    2.) DTECH Remap ;) lol
    3.) System
    4.) Exhaust System
    5.) Drop it on its ass
     
  20. D7_MOD

    D7_MOD D-Tech Performance Developments

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    yes mate am afraid
     
  21. marmite

    marmite Counting the Tesco Club points

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    nice car w reg Q
    I agree get it looked over first then make sure she is good to go first off then start throwing money at it!!
    1.wheels
    2.lower(coil overs)
    3.Remap
    4.Tints(I love tints)
    5.Tell your insurance company!!!!

    Enjoy
    and what ever you do post some pics!
     
  22. JayB5UK

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    Worryingly no-one has mentioned uprated brakes aswell as upping the power by 50bhp or so via a remap or chip!

    My first mod was uprated pads and discs - although admittedly I was lucky and the previous owner paid for the Revo re-map.
     
  23. D7_MOD

    D7_MOD D-Tech Performance Developments

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    id have said the factory brakes have no problem if you have upped the powe to 200bhpish
     
  24. JayB5UK

    JayB5UK Member

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    maybe, but mine were knackered and cheapo kwik-fit rubbish. in under a year they were warped and had no feel, i bought it like that and replaced it all straight away so i dunno.

    1. Remap / chip etc (Mine is Revo'd but if I were paying i'd get it Jabba'd after doing exhaust, dump valve etc.)
    2. Uprated re-circ dump valve
    3. Suspension lowered & worn bushes sorted
    4. 18" alloys - take your pick
    5. Exhaust system + de-cat

    I've lumped a few together here and thought of a few more for my shopping list!
     

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