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W3STY's Progress Thread

Westy May 9, 2011

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What colour S3 Avus for the Track?

  1. Porsche Guards Red

    42 vote(s)
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  2. Kawasaki Green

    31 vote(s)
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  1. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Red is not **** you bloody homos ;)

    Red matches the ming blue well, plus I like to see the big shiney brakes I dont want to hide them.
     
  2. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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  3. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Dano ;)

    I've got some white Porsche stickers at home to go on them, bling bling baby.
     
  4. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Now thats deffo gay now!
     
  5. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    I dont care what you think you have pants 1 pison ATE sh!te :)
     
  6. Syvo

    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    go on westy give karl some s**t lol

    you coming down on sunday karl btw
     
  7. IrishDave

    IrishDave Active Member

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    Dam Westy. Did'nt you know red is the new pink/purple. Very **** Indeed.
     
  8. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    You lot do make me laugh.
     
  9. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    1 caliper has been completed:

    New seals and dust boots:

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  10. badger5

    badger5 www.badger5.co.uk Site Sponsor

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    pink calipers - nice :p
     
  11. MUSH

    MUSH MUSH Developments Ltd.

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    They do look a bit pink, suppose thats just the light? Lol
     
  12. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Light and camera, they're postbox red you buggers :banghead:
     
  13. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Oh no! I think the powder coating place got the wrong postbox red!

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    :)
     
  14. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    Have to agree mate, I think they must've let the colour blind apprentice pick out what he thought was red :lmfao:
     
  15. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    no mate I'm going ten of the best in York on sunday :)
     
  16. s3 Hoggy

    s3 Hoggy Whats going on???

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    They do look great Westy! they look brand new
     
  17. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    They was taped up.
    There is a small bit of paint on the threads but I've cleaned them up the best I can.
    The hole thing been cleaned out with air, brake fluid, magnets (the shot blast is is magnetic) and by me going phhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh in the holes. lol

    All done mate. They look really good but so did the titanic. :)

    You want some finished pics or do you want to wait till AITP?
     
  18. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Go one my son get some pics up :)

    Thanks again for all your efforts Scott. You're the man.
     
  19. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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  20. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Do you see that people! RED :)
     
  21. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    Did I tell you that the white balance is off on my camera?
    They are actually Pink.
    I'll try and correct the wb. 1min.

    EDIT:=- Thats better. More true to life.
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    Last edited: Jul 29, 2011
  22. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    *******! Lol
     
  23. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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    Great work Scott.......our in house brake overhauler!!
     
  24. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    He won't want to do another set after these now :)
     
  25. S3 AUO

    S3 AUO Member

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    Certainly different... actually like them :undwech:
     
  26. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    After a nights sleep and some thinking I would happly do another one but I feel some wood working would be involved to help make the next set easier.
     
  27. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    You'll need to set up a price list too mate. I think a fair few people will want them done.
     
  28. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    I hate prices and generally hate money but since its a needed part of life and we can't live on favours and an exchange in skills/services, I'll take what you think its worth.
    Unless you have a skill or offer a service that I can use. :)
     
  29. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Carriers turned up today, just waiting on pads, fluid and hoses ;)

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  30. Sam_

    Sam_ Down under

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    Are you doing a full flush? How easy is that on the S3?
     
  31. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't going to do a full flush as the fluid in there is only a year old and only covered about 6k miles. I'm hoping to be able to swap the front calipers then just do a quick top up/bleed but not sure yet. I'm attempting it at AITP so I'll see what my mechanical minded friends suggest.
     
  32. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Started on a 3 day clean today to get the car looking half decent for AITP. Spent all night tonight cleaning up my leather as it's never been done properly. The pics are pants as per usual as they're from my iPhone and it was getting dark but you can still see the difference between the dirty drivers seat and the clean passenger seat.:



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  33. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    what you using to clean them mate? My cleaning starts tomoro.
     
  34. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Yeh what you using mate? The seats seem to be more plush too.
     
  35. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    Just using auto glym leather cleaner butivebeen really scrubbing the seats hard with a nail brush. The amount of dirt coming off them was unreal!

    Tomorrow I'll be doing a wash, clay, polish, and first wax.

    Thursday I will apply a 2nd layer of wax and I'll be ready.
     
  36. Dane

    Dane Had an 8L S3, a B5 RS4 now I have a B8 S4

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    Nice dude! I want to get a bit of hydration into my leathers soon!Epic cleaning regime too I'm going to spend a few hours cleaning it and do a few coats of egp on Saturday morning lol
     
  37. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Looking lovely dude!

    I wish I had a car that actually worked! Then I might actually get along to some shows, rather than being sat at home wondering if everyone else is having a good time, whilst I fix mine again :(
     
  38. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    It's ok mate. The best meet of the year is in 4 weeks at Dover, just concentrate on that :yahoo:
     
  39. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    exactly,

    All Prawns Eggs ---> one basket!
     
  40. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    We'd best make sure we have an array of different toeing equipment ;)
     

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