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W3STY's Progress Thread

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Westy, May 9, 2011.

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What colour S3 Avus for the Track?

  1. Porsche Guards Red

    35 vote(s)
    54.7%
  2. Kawasaki Green

    29 vote(s)
    45.3%
  1. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Well, it's not your average 2.0 TDI! It happens to have a hybrid turbo 220bhp and 335lbft torque so it should make my commute a bit of fun ;)
     
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  3. finesse

    finesse Active Member
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    End of an era.

    TDI = future.
     
  4. StaceyS3

    StaceyS3 Well-Known Member

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    You still going to come along to shows etc?

    Sad to see the S3 go mate but know where your coming from :(

    Onwards and upwards
     
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  5. BENJAMIN

    BENJAMIN Active Member

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    8P CREW! #thumbs up#
     
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  6. vrbob

    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    Is the S3 for sale or already sold?
     
  7. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    At least there not piccasos .... :icon_thumright:
     
  8. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Cheers Stace. I shall be at the shows still. Means that as I won't be doing the strip I can do more drinking ;)

    gone mate. Straight swap for the TDI.

    At least my old S3 will still be seen at the shows and it's new owner will be able to give it the love I've not been able to over the last 2 years.

    I stood strong and made sure we stayed VAG.
     
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    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    Not even a little interested in what the new one can do down the strip? How does it feel compared to the s3?
     
  10. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I've not had much driving time in it yet but it's a completely different beast. I'll let you all know how it is once I've done a weeks driving.

    It'll be a wheel spinning nightmare on the strip I should expect.
     
  11. daz-20vt

    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    All part of the fun though,lol
    Well u sound happy so thats great,
     
  12. vrbob

    vrbob Thats no Moon, Thats a space station!

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    Good work straight swap sounds a fair deal
     
  13. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    It needed to be done really as the S3 was being wasted doing a horrible long journey and it was costing a fortune!
     
  14. flying oyster

    flying oyster flying oyster

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    it will run about 15sec that was with the car fully loaded with the cov gear and a full tank of fuel never really took it serious lol
     
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  15. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    Where's the 'dis-like' button? :bye:

    Priorities do change, that's just the way life is. Good to hear it's going to an enthusiast though, and that you've picked up a performance beast as a replacement.
     
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  16. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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    Such a shame that one of the most helpful and detailed build threads in the 8L sections is coming to an end/being sold on.

    Cheers for the help and guidance and I'm sure this build thread along with the quick links to each section on the first page will help many more S3 8L owners to come :beerchug:

    Great to see you're not doing a Welly and completely disappearing from ASN - who was another very knowledgeable and helpful dude in this section :kissmyrings:
     
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  17. daz-20vt

    daz-20vt Well-Known Member

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    Another plus note is your ring trips will be cheaper lol.
     
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  18. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Cheers chaps. I'm glad this thread has helped over the last 5 years and hope it continues to. I'll still be about and still stick my nose into people's threads ;)
     
  19. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Doing a 8P build thread?
     
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    Read through all of this last night....what a thread!

    Shame you're getting rid now though.

    Where abouts are you in Cambs? Your 8L knowledge could be priceless lol
     
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  21. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    No point mate as its already complete. It'll be more of a tweaks thread ;)

    I'm not far from Huntingdon mate.

    I'm hoping to start improving my 8P knowledge now too.
     
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  23. Marshall878

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    Awesome, I'll be following you 8P closely aswell!
     
  24. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Well guys, as I've migrated over to the dark side I've started a new thread. I'm afraid it won't be as exciting as this one has been but I know I won't be able to completely ignore the little modding devil that sits on my shoulder ;) Anyway click on the little car below.

    :greyrs4:
     
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    Westy, sorry I know you sold the S3 but I wondered if you ever tried to for 16inch wheels over the 986 calipers on 312mm rotors?

    Not many people seem to go for the Boxster calipers as they all want big rotors....
     
  26. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    I didn't go any smaller then 17". Do 16" fit over stock S3 callipers? If they do then they might clear the boxsters with the right spacers.
     

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