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Trying to price up a few mods - get a pro or enthusiast to fit them?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by evapor8, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. evapor8
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    [Dec 29, 2009]
    Hello guys.

    I'm getting closer to the time that I'll be bringing my car to the UK for a bit of blast (gets a bit tedious driving everywhere at a maximum 35mph!)

    So, as my sig suggests, there's a few things I want to do to the car whilst it's in the UK:

    1. Fit Audi bluetooth and SDS;
    2. Fit the Alpine KCE-425i adaptor and get video in motion sorted;
    3. Correctly code my RNS-E (and get the AUX-in working again!)
    4. Fit the vanity lights (is that what they're called??) see pic below ...

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    I'm not willing to do any of this myself, and understand that I'm gonna have to pay (a premium) to have someone else do it.

    Is there anyone here - somewhere between the South Coast and Manchester - that would be willing to take this on (that's done all of this before), or would I be better getting one of the established installers to do this?

    I realise it'd be more satisfying to do it myself, but I'd like to be able to drive my car again!

    Cheers,

    Chris
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  3. Staz
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    Staz is a retronaut Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    [Dec 29, 2009]
    The LEDs thing you can fit yourself extremely easily so don't pay someone to do that.

    The aux-in is a bit of coding and some wiring behind the RNS-E. It's a fairly simple job which I did on mine in about 15 minutes. I would contact S8Craig, he's based in Manchester and normally does RNS-E retrofits etc. He'll be able to do 1 & 2 so you might as well get him to do 3 too as he'd have the RNS-E out already.
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    i would try this urself first m8, save u money, then see if someone with vag com in ur area could give u a help out for some beers :yes:
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    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    [Dec 29, 2009]
    I'm on south coast.
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    I agree with Paul. You should have a go at all of this as none of it is that difficult. Especially if you meet up with NHN who can help with the coding and more tricky parts. You could save a lot of cash!
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    [Dec 30, 2009]
    :iagree: might aswell give it a bash yourself
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