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What did you do to yours today...?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Pubemammal, May 18, 2013.

  1. Pubemammal

    Pubemammal Active Member

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    I thought it would be a good idea to see what everybody is getting up to as the days pass. So I will start with what I got up to:

    Removed grill and painted the chrome surround black on my A3 1.8T
     

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  3. Jason.s

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    Had brake fluid changed, new trackrod and alignment on Wednesday if that counts lol.
     
  4. Tim_Attard

    Tim_Attard Active Member

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    plasti dip the top half of the car (except roof), today changing oil altho little scared as first time :D
     
  5. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Moved mine out the garage to get the lawn mower out, then put it back. That's about the limit to my modding these days :(

    Must find time to fit the oil cooler though :banghead:
     
  6. Jason.s

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    Do work!
     
  7. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    Mine is collecting dust in the garage today, seems to be the same most days! Lol
     
  8. s3dave

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    I looked at mine, then changed the oil in my fcn van....:blush:
     
  9. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Cleaned, prep and painted engine block. Cleaned pistons too ready for assembly
     
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    romoved air con rad , started fitting 2.5 inch boost pipes
     
  11. Tim_Attard

    Tim_Attard Active Member

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    respraying front and rear bumpers
     
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    fitted new rear springs and rubber bits
     
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    Washed bird **** off it.
     
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    Took some of the rubbish out of the boot
     
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    bought mine. Audi A3 2.0T S Line Special Edition and it came with a private plate :) Looking at paining my chrome grille surround but cant decide whether or not to paint the chrome rings too
     
  16. audia3stealth

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    not on the audi but stripped a seat ibiza 1.4mpi cupra replica from a full car to a completely bare shell
     
  17. Scullies

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    fitted new oil level sesnor, vvt tensioner and cat cams to the stroker rebuild.
     
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  18. robloake

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    Paint the lot mate they look cool all black at the front !
     
  19. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Filled up with V Power. £81.50!!! That's my monthly mod budget gone already.
     
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    Scullies Well-Known Member

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    just to be a ****, my S3 only costs £18 to fill up here in Dubai :rock:
     
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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    What's the equivalent UK RON you can get over there out of interest mate?

    ps fancy sending a few barrels across the water labeled as a 'gift' ? lol
     
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    We have 2 fuels here,
    "special" which is 95 RON
    "super" which is 98 RON
     
  25. nevermore1983

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    Fit new radio may have dead pixels but lest volume works now and got a tube of Dodo Juice Orange Crush so waxing is my next job
     
  26. Pubemammal

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    S2000 filter arrived.. Waiting on the reducer now whoooosh!
     

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    rode past it on my bike. thats about it lol
     
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    Fitted my s2k filter. Easy peezy!
     

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    went for a drive came back and went to fit the coolant sensor... you can see where this is going after years of telling people to let there care cool down before fiddling with the coolant, luckily it wasn't that hot but don't half taste grim. as a result i now have a spotted s2k filter :/

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    also fitted the wiring for a new oil pressure gauge as i thought the old one wasn't working, turned out its my car :/ it jumps about a ridiculous amount from 40 - 120 or on the new gauge its a bit more refined and goes 40 - 80 ish is this normal or not?

    [​IMG]
     
  30. Alex C

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    drove it work, drove into town for lunch whilst taking some rubber off the tyres around the roundabout and plan to drive it back home later. Same again tomorrow
     
  31. Pubemammal

    Pubemammal Active Member

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    Today I discovered a hidden service book in my leather Audi folder only to find full main dealer service history from new until last year... Result!
     
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    Looked at it then took it out and abused arse off it.
     
  33. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Honed bores.
    Gapped rings.
     
  34. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Fitted an oil cooler but it fecking leaks! Will have another crack at it once my anger has gone away...
     
  35. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    I parked mine back into the garage! Lol
     
  36. Stuart35205

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    Nothing again !!! Worked all weekend & bank holiday ,got bk home to find birds had used my black roof as target practice :angrymod:
     
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    Washed mine and gave it a quick Hoover, then tried to sort my headlights out with some snake oil :)

    seems to have given it some improvement than before
     
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    Fitted adjustable rear tie bars.

    Cheers s3dave
     
  40. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    Did you get them in a fancy colour?
     
  41. burns3

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    Went for yellow mate, look good even if just a slighly lighter colour yellow than the car.

    Only thing i needed to do was open up the two holes at the bottom of the bar as they were too small for the old bolt to go back through.
     
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    changed dunp valve', old one was secured to pipes with tie wraps!!
     

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