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What milege does your S3 have,

rickparmar Feb 7, 2006

  1. rickparmar

    rickparmar va va voom

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    High milege S3s are cheap, around 80k

    is that bad
     
  2. pwnorman

    pwnorman Member

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    Aslong as they are'nt to cheap i've done 75k
     
  3. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Well-Known Member

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    mines a jan 2002 with jus under 28k
     
  4. Ryanc

    Ryanc Active Member

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    1999 48k
     
  5. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona quattro Audi S3 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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  6. imported_gek

    imported_gek Guest

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    2001 44k
     
  7. pwnorman

    pwnorman Member

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    Forgot aug 02
     
  8. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    mines early 2000 with 75k and a new engine 12k ago. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  9. Ryanc

    Ryanc Active Member

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    so what did you kill your engine?
     
  10. rickparmar

    rickparmar va va voom

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    not not killed my engine,

    its just that i can get insured on a S3 now

    1.6 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif me off,

    i want 1.8T but its expensive in grey (i want the same colour)

    insurance from 1.8t to S3 is not much, but i wouldnt mind a silver or ming blue S3

    but it would be pre facelift, still got a while to go before i get one
     
  11. silver75

    silver75 Big Ron

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    sept 2002 28k
     
  12. Buster

    Buster Member

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    March 2001 62k
     
  13. chippie

    chippie Member

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    jan 03 21k
     
  14. ianhg

    ianhg Member

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    Jan 2002, 62k miles,
     
  15. vernS3

    vernS3 Member

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    March 02 71k
     
  16. Mo-S3

    Mo-S3 Member

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    Feb 01 29k /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  17. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    so what did you kill your engine?

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    I didn't do anything, very long story but ended up needing a new short engine, reconditioned head, turbo and everything that goes with that... oh and a £7,000 bill from those chaps you don't really like!
     
  18. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    May 2002, 38000 miles now.
     
  19. Ryanc

    Ryanc Active Member

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    i worded that wrongly,what killed your engine?did you drop a valve?

    you didn't actually pay 7k ,was it under warranty?
     
  20. AndyS3

    AndyS3 Member

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    2002 42k
     
  21. SanityClause

    SanityClause Member

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    1999 V plate at 79k miles. Apart from the odd "common" problem like fuel tank senders which was fixed under warranty the car is as tight as ever.
     
  22. March 2002 - 39K
     
  23. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    i worded that wrongly,what killed your engine?did you drop a valve?

    you didn't actually pay 7k ,was it under warranty?

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    Well there is some debate about that, the best I can gather it was down to local overheating causing a piston ring to fail, then on the journey home (I assumed it was a MAF or coilpack as it was only a problem at idle etc) I think it managed to burn over 1.5 litres of oil without the warning going off, and in this process it scored the bore of the cylinder and the turbo was buggered from oil starvation without so much as one bloody warning light coming on, on the dash!

    And yes I did actually end up paying 7k to AmD and that was after a serious moan.

    I forgot to mention that once rebuilt the first time one of the (new) spark plugs fell apart and smashed an exhaust valve (never really got to the bottom of this one) and this should have been covered under the audi parts warranty through AmD but wasn't because wayside Audi and Audi UK are the biggest bunch of C/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gifS in the world!

    Rant over... I don't think I'll ever really know what exactely went on, and I would have done things very differently if I knew then what I know now!
     
  24. rickparmar

    rickparmar va va voom

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    1999 V plate at 79k miles. Apart from the odd "common" problem like fuel tank senders which was fixed under warranty the car is as tight as ever.

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    thats something i would be looking at, how many miles did you buy it for ?

    does the car still feel the same from the day you got it ? and was it trade or private
     
  25. adcooper

    adcooper Audi A6 C6 Avant 3.0tdi Le Mans S-Line

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    Oct 2003 11K, and soon to be up for sale
     
  26. marctwo

    marctwo Member

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    2002 23k
     
  27. Ryanc

    Ryanc Active Member

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    I think there is a oil pressure warning not sure about oil level warning?
    sorry to hear about your misfortune.Does sound a mystery?
     
  28. sept 01, 65k
     
  29. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    I think there is a oil pressure warning not sure about oil level warning?
    sorry to hear about your misfortune.Does sound a mystery?

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    I'm not too sure either to be honest, that said I would have expected with that much burn't both should be going off but hey wtf do I know.

    The whole spark plug / head disaster really bugs me and I don't think I'll ever know what caused what. AmDs service was also not that great when things started to go very wrong, that said I am very happy with the work they have done and have been back twice since for services.
     
  30. Ryanc

    Ryanc Active Member

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    just out of interest did they replace it with a bam engine?
     
  31. march i think or may 2002 35k
     
  32. marshalld

    marshalld aka dazzler Audi S3

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    April 2002, 25.5k
     
  33. C_Audiboy

    C_Audiboy Vroom Vroom

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    Jan 2002 and 38k
     
  34. S3_MCD

    S3_MCD Member

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    2002, 76k

    ...beat you all.
    was it meant to be a competition?!?!?!?!?

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/MexWave.gif
     
  35. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    just out of interest did they replace it with a bam engine?

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    Nope as it only looked like it was going to need a new short engine to start with it's still an APY, like I said if I'd known how bad everything was going to be right from the start I'd now have a larger bore in my old block, forged pistons and a big turbo as it would have come in about the same price I reckon maybe a little more for the custom downpipe etc which again is why I'm more than a little irritated about it sometimes!
     
  36. dickys3

    dickys3 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Oct 2000 - 51K Miles
     
  37. MattS5

    MattS5 Active Member

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    May 2002 & 29k
     
  38. imported_bantam1

    imported_bantam1 Guest

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    2002, 76k

    ...beat you all.
    was it meant to be a competition?!?!?!?!?

    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/MexWave.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]

    2000 76K - sorry it's a tie!
     
  39. 1999 - 89k but had a new engine at 50k.
     

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