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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nally, Oct 28, 2011.
like A3's do you
Occupation: Engine Development Engineer @ Bentley.
Car: Honda S2000, Mk4 Golf R32 and a Polo G40 - Sold my A3 to a member on here a few months ago.
Occupation: BBC Administrator
Car: Audi S3
Interests: Mary Jane, Motor racing, Rave's, Xbox, Modifying cars
Occupation: FT Sales Manager & PT Chef - PTI
Car: Audi BE SB on order
Interests: Phys, MotGP, Bikes
Occupation: Retired Police Officer (due to injury)
Car: MY10 S3 S-Tronic
Interests: Family, My Car, My 3 Dogs, Gadgets, Internet Shopping!
Occupation: Head Physiotherapist
Car: 2004 2.0TDI
Interests: Rugby League, Online gaming
Age: approaching 40
From: West Berkshire
Occupation: Management Consultant working for Home Office
Car: MY12 S3
Interests: Immediate family, fast cars, photography, track days, international travel / road trips, fine dining, modern art, contemporary design (particularly minimalist architecture and furniture), motorsport events, leading edge technologies, mountain biking...... acting the goat...... MODIFYING!
Oh and I forgot some more interests: Banging choooooooooonz (e.g. Ninja Tunes), quirky t-shirts (Chunk etc.), lady lumps (particularly top ones), and probably the most leftfield of them all, Spiral Dynamics.
Age: Almost 30
Occupation: Something IT related for a company that got us working under a contract/company for the Navy. In short, I sit on my ass all day finding things to keep my brain working
Car: A4 B5 1.9TDI Auto Avant in Red/Maroon/Burgundy
Interests: Any thing that keeps me entertained. Rock climbing, Mountain Biking, Cars, Surfing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Sailing, Boats, Motorbikes, Films, Computers, Games, Gadgets, Tools, Modifying, Weapons, swimming, Having a laugh and being in my warm safe place.
Occupation: Analyst Developer/Programmer
Car: A3 2.0TFSI
Interests: Gadgets/New Tech, Gym, Football, F1 Racing, Music, Films, DIY, Going Out and Cars.
Probably the elder of the board.
Occupation: Retired tanker driver.
Car: 05 A3 140 TDI SE (with DSG,the best thing since sliced bread!)
Interests: Railway modelling, 'tinterweb, working with wood, DIY, family and driving. Watch a lot of telly, too!
Too bloody old for the sporty stuff.......
don't be shy Fangio, come on spill the age ???
72 in January.
Occupation: Aeronautical engineer
Car: 2006 A3 TDi 140
Interests: Biking, Jogging, Golf, Pub, Motorsports
Aeronautical avionics engineer
8p1 pd140 sport
It seems anything that's expenive... Audiophile stereos, motorsport, photography and if you can think of anything else that's expensive to do, I've probably had a go at it so I'm always left wanting more lol!
Lots of Aeronautical engineers about! But what are they? Plane builder?
Unemployed if they work for BAE
Car: 2010 S3 Sportback S-Tronic
Interests: Hedonism, mountain biking, satire, real ale, good food, fine wine
How the hell have i done that?? Really sorry Warren Cox. Didnt me give you dislike there. can this be taken off???
gangsta nuff said
Occupation: warehouse worker (trying to get a job in car sales no luck yet ...)
Car: 2009 Audi S3
Interests : going boxing, gym, motorsport, and going out with my mates
Lots of IT people, I thought they all drove BMWs.
Also lots of cyclists/mountain bikers. Think we need a "show off your bikes" thread.
Some funny replies
Based: Accrington, Lancashire
Occupation: Owner of GNJ Motorsport (obviously!)
Current car: 2007 Sprint Blue S3 REVO stage 2
Old Cars: 2005 VX Corsa SRI 1.4, Stage 2 2007 Astra VXR in Arden Blue
Interests: Cars, driving, modifying, detailing, holidays, nights out with friends, Preston North End season ticket holder (unfortunately!) and also go to a lot of away games
Well... I suppose I'll play along. Just so all you Britts don't start to think you have the monopoly on A3s.
From: Toronto (that's in Canada BTW... )
Occupation: Law Enforcement
Current car: 2008 A3 8P... Stage II+
Interests: cars, women, photography... Not always in that order.
Loc: Outside Belfast but originally from Coleraine on the north coast of Northern Ireland
Occupation: Project Engineer (mechanical) in the maintenance department for an Aerospace Company
Car: 07 S3 sprint blue
Interests: Cars obviously, rugby, gym, snowboarding etc...
Lots of young people with S3's 2.0TFSI's and 3.2's. I thought Insurance was expensive??
This will prob start the argument 'your only an engineer if you have a degree piffle'
But I service/repair them, the others may be designers (reverse engineer'ers (if that's a word)) pahaha
Occupation: Estimator/Surveyor for a fire sprinklers firm in Leeds also a CAD technician in Building Services (bit of a side line)
Car: Late 2006 (56) 2.0L TDI A3 S-line TDI 140 Sportback
Interests: Huddersfield Town FC, cars, mates & GF (In no particular order)
Living at home / not suffering PAYE tax system?!?!?
They aren't cheap to run, end of, and that's coming from a household with 2 people paying higher rate tax through PAYE!
Either that or worlds changed unbelievably since I left school driving an 11 year old Golf Mk1 GTi!
If that's what they spend the majority of there money on, and or have it on tick it's quite easy. I, like many others I imagine have other interests so run cheaper models
Location: Merthyr Tydfil
Occupation: Service Manager / Remapper too
Car: 57 Plate Audi A3 TDI 170(ish) Sportback in Lava Grey
Interests: Cars, F1, dogs, cinema, books
In case anyone gives a monkey's@
Age: 40 (cannot believe I've made it this far
Where: Dorset coast
Occupation: Gardener - I get to play in someone else graden
Car: 2000 A4 1.9TDi Avant
Interests: Gardening (funny that), mountain biking, rural crafts, surfing (well, trying to surf), walking and hunting bunnies with my lurcher.
My wife has just informed me that I'm actually 35. I feel like i've won the lottery.
Occupation: Oil and Gas Drilling Engineer
Car: 2010 S3 Sprint Blue S-Tronic
Interests: Motorbikes, cars, work etc
From: nr High Wycombe, Bucks
Occupation: Financial Researcher
Car: 2007 S3
Interests: Cars & motorsport, Pubs & clubs, Live music, odd bit of exercise
**PAYE victim not living at home
I don't fall into either of those Warren - just worked hard for the things I have and all paid for.
Agree with insurances and PAYE though, they are ridiculous! I'm paying around £900 for insurance, with no NCB. No claims but always been a named driver to keep costs down. By the looks of things its not getting cheaper either....!
Would a 'Spotted' thread/forum be useful?
iv never seen another audi sport member on the road, only ever at meets!! So doubt it
There already one fella