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What colour is my car?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jgould, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Jgould
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    [Jun 29, 2011]
    Went to ace cafe last night met Neil aka w3sty who has a Ming blue s3
    Now my 2000w reg is blue and I was told it was Ming blue,
    but it's nothing like w3sty's have a look at my profile pic and let me know what u think
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Why dont you look at the color code in the service book or boot sticker?
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Would have to empty the boot and my book is somewhere in a box as I have still not unpacked from moving
    I'm a bit unmotivated
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Become motivated then. Your asking us to guess the color of your car from a 1 inch thumbnail...
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    ja3mie A3 1.8t Quattro Sport!

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    as above.. anyone tell me the colour of my car too please? LOL

    says on a little white sticker in spare wheel well (paper sticker)
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Lol
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    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    Phone up audi they'll tell you if you give them your reg/vin number
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    From your profile pic it looks Ming blue to me.

    Post up some proper pics
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    I think I am going to have to say blue. Maybe black :)
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    [Jun 29, 2011]
    Santorin Blue.
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    well it definitely isnt pink
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    [Jun 29, 2011]
    [​IMG]

    Same?
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    S3 TAM Pocket now empty

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    [Jun 29, 2011]
    Why Not

    Orange!!!
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Ha ha ha to top it off peeps I am partly colour blind but I can tell it's blue just wondered what the name of it was that's all there is pics of it on the a3/s3 pictures section page (55)
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    .
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Thanks cookstein
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    Looks like what I suggested above, Santorin Blue (S4 colour).
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    It's definitely a lot lighter than my ming blue. Maybe Audi changed the paint code later on?
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    Or its had a bad matched respray?
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Nah I dont think Jamie's is ming blue at all.

    I think it is Santorin Blue like this:
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    It's got to be sanatorin blue then I have only seen 1 other s3 this colour and a few a3's thanks all for your input hope to see a few more of u next month at ace cafe!!! Well done js1500
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    Do I win a prize?
    :laugh:
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Erm? No sorry!!! But u can be asn member of the day how bout that
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    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Yes I think you deserve one.
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    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)

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    Nice one....rare colour....liking the carbon finishings :)
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    Thanks very much
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    I just brought my Audi S3 on saturday and its the same colour, the code shows as santorin blue, is this a rare colour then?
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    :sign_welcome:

    It does appear that way. I'd not even heard of that colour in 2 and a half years until this morning ;)
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    Jgould MY ARS3!!!

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    I've only seen 2 and 1 of them is the 1 I own lol a few a3's going round the same colour. When it's all clean it looks really nice
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    I saw one that colour at Ten of The Best last year. I liked it...... But its no minger:p
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    S3daniel what area did u get it from I'm only down the road from u in Maidenhead
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    Azure Blue? - S3 launch colours below:
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    And il look out for you in wycombe next weekend Daniel
    Allllways on the prowl Hehe
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    HAHA i'll be watching in my mirrors!

    Gould i got mine from luton but funnily enough the owner before me appears to be from maidenhead, i'm trying to trace through the service history to see when the haldex service was done as i cant seem to find it anywhere. know any local places to go for this?

    and by the way on the original sales invoice for my car it says azure blue pearl, but the colour code says santorin blue, i imagine its the same thing.
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