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Warren's S5 Build Thread

Discussion in 'A5/S5/RS5 Forum' started by warren_S5, May 22, 2014.

  1. Shrek5
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    [Oct 31, 2014]
    :think: - I have to say it doesn't seem to work as well as it did on Glyn's. By no means bad, just not as striking. I wonder if, as well as the lower angle, it's the contrast of the lighter colour that helps to show it up?
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    [Nov 4, 2014]
    As above, it may be the black on black, a better picture would help.
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    [Nov 5, 2014]
    Given the abysmal weather and my lack of time I've not been doing too well. Leave it with me and I'll see if I can sort one today. I'm warming to it the more I see it. Almost don't notice it now it looks so understated!
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    [Nov 5, 2014]
    I think the thing is with the "quattro" badge it is recessed quite a bit in that slot on the S5 grille, so only realy visible at a slight distance or straight ahead. I fitted mine only a couple of weeks after getting the car so had not really got used to how it looked before without it, whereas Warren had got used to the previous appearance. I think maybe it is more noticeable on the front of a Phantom Black S5 Black Edition as the only other bright objects are the lights. I have got used to seeing mine on the front of my car now and it looks as if it is just meant to be there. It would be easy to remove, but I am sticking with mine.
    The only thing now is having just seen pics of Craig's new RS5, do I need a black RS5 grille?
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    [Nov 5, 2014]
    Yes, we all do...
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    [Nov 6, 2014]
    Blimey Warren, you have been busy!
    You go dark, then bam - all this!
    Only just catching -up on this as I've been busy myself

    Funny you mention the tracking / steering, mines been back to be tracked and still doesn't feel right :banghead:
    Can you send me a pm with the video link? unless I've missed it somewhere

    Oh and finally, ditch the quattro badge! looks bad (imo) :icon thumright:

    all the best

    Keef
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    [Nov 6, 2014]
    Get the RS5 grille :icon thumright::audibash:
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    [Nov 20, 2014 at 2:05 AM]
    Hi Warren,

    Lovely S5 that you got there.
    What I dislike my S3 is the turbo lag as I'm using my car for Sydney CBD driving, torque is what I needed the most. During the summer is what I hated my car the most too.

    My mechanic always asked me to go for stage 2+ and he said the S5/RS5 is very hard to modify.
    At the moment I'm thinking if I should go for the S5/RS5 or Valve for money should I wait for the RS3 sedan if it gets the go ahead.
    Not sure if I will experience the same turbo lag again on the RS3 tho.
    My first preference is the RS5, test drive on the weekend and I'm in love but since lot's of cars now going for turbo and more potential for modification.

    I'm really not sure which model I should go for. Any suggestion.

    Cheers

    John

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