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Well its been some time but i now have my S3 column twin gauge pod

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Andrew@A.L.D, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Just need to get it back and fit my electrical Stacks Boost and oil pressure gauges

    I went for the electrical Stacks boost gauge as it reads 35 psi and Oil pressure in Bar for easy reading

    I would like to thank Dave Platt aka Twins on some Ford Forums for his handy work

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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Looks good mate.

    Hows it sit on the coloumn? Does it get in the way of the dials?
     
  4. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Not fitted it yet but so not sure how it will be but i can't see it to be much
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Sound, how long until you get round to fitting it mate?
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    :).

    Hows the subframe braces and front connecting bar coming mate?
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Its the subframe bushes that are the weak point and will be better than the braces

    I'm making some solid subframe bushes
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    fair dos mate.

    You still planning making a replacement for the smic connecting pipe?
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    I have done this a while ago and posted it on some thread. I used a Mk 4 golf pod and modded it a bit to fit the S3 column.

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    Yours is a bit different shaped...it what BMW owners call a mickey mouse column pod. Im interrested seing how it will look once installed. Good Job!
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Thank you

    Hope to get it soon and i will also need a pillar mounted gauge also to fit my afr gauge when i get it
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Whats the rough price on these andrew? That s3 looks mint with the gauges like that.
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    As i said i'm not making these but if you send your top column to Stuart then he will do them for £60 inc P&P to you

    Email him at stuart@splatt8.wanadoo.co.uk

    Sorry for my first post as i got his name wrong
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Yeah i know mate, just wondered what he charges.

    How easy is it to remove the top column?
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    That it, ill be seeing what yours looks like mate and think ill be sending mine off :).
     
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    Sweet should look ace
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    I hope so
     
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    Sorry but not for me,
    It makes the cluster look very busy, I have a pillar pod and a vent pod but if i needed a third i would probably go for a twin pillar set up.
    Each to there own and it looks well made too
     
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    I only like the OEM look so it has to be hidden or subtle.
     
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    Not the best pic but you get the idea

    I like it and just have to wire it all up, they don't block the view of the dials that much anyway

    Covers the time and the mileage but who looks at them all the time

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    Looks good mate. You got one a bit further away to show it off?
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    I'll get some more tomorrow when i do all the fittings and wiring
     
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    Personally I reckon they are too close to you, I'd be more drawn to those than my speedo I think.
     
  27. StaceyS3

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    I like :)

    Am seriously considering something like this myself
     
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    just got rid of a focus st 225 and loved having gauges on the dash far better than pillar or other set ups IMO .
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Stuart will be happy to do more

    £60 if you send your upper column in

    I have my old one spare if anyone wants one

    Email him at stuart@splatt8.wanadoo.co.uk
     
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    look good mate car u see the speedo and rev dails ok
     
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    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Andrew anymore pics of yours from a bit further away? Need to order one of these but just want to see it, in its full glory lol.
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Sorry just not had time but i'm ver happy with it
     

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