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whos done the most to the cabbie

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vr6gordy, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. vr6gordy
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    done a fair few things to my car (2004 1.8T A4 CABRIOLET QUATTRO 6 SPEED)in the 2 years of ownership and would like to know what others have done so far ive fitted
    18 new style 18" wheels and 215.35.18 tyres
    lower 30mm with h and r springs
    hid kit
    led side lights
    tinted front lights
    blacked the crome front grill
    seat curpa spliter
    carbon wrapped the inside trim
    crusie control
    puddle lights
    footwell lights
    red lights in side of doors
    rns-e
    ps2
    rear view cam
    kat bypass pipe
    k and n cone filter
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    Pics?
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    couldnt make my mind up witch one was best ... these are all i got now had to put new drive in pc today
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    forgot to put alley mirror covers in that list
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    Looking good mate and nice mods what's next
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    rs4 seats i would love but 2500 is a lot of money to shell out ... maybe steering wheel next and pedals maybe
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    There's a guy on the AOC forum who has just bought a second cab to make into a trailer! It's the same colour, going to have the same wheels etc, and with a working roof etc, like this:

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    ha ha! how cool is that?
    i wonder what its like inside though?
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    As you can imagine, Scott loves it!

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    so do i! :ninja:
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    That's mad is it legal to tow passengers like that haha
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    pics of my tinted lights
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    [​IMG] you can see the carbon trim in this one .. old pic i had on my phone rns-e not fitted there or c c ..
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    That would be the only thing I'd tow with Audrey.
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    Better hope you're not in a hurry then.
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    pic i just took
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    Lights look good
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    Can you get a better picture of the front end please, always wanted to know what the cupra splitter looks like on a cab due to the curved bottom of the bumper.

    So far I have done to mine
    Complete detail when I got it then enhance it every now and again
    Second glove box light added and fitted red lenses
    White led puddle and footwell lights and red door lights
    Red door handle illumination
    Led numberplate lights
    Led side lights
    Highline swcm
    Cruise control
    Auto dim rear view mirror
    Carbon vinyl gear surround and rear ash tray
    Parrot Bluetooth
    Vag com features
    Windows up with remote
    Auto lock after 10mph
    Alarm beep on locking
    Brake light brightness increased

    Extras already in my car are
    Leather seats
    Locking glove box
    Illuminated heater vent dials
    Ambiant roof lights
    6 disc changer in glove box
    Heated mirrors
    Full DIS
    Center armrest with red illumination inside
    Storage trays under seats
    Storage nets on seats
    Electric lumber support

    That's all I can think of.

    Outside is standerd for now
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    few other things i missed led numberplate bulbs or bulb as have cam in one of them also ipod in back of rnd-e also led lighting inside car ... i will try take pic tomorrow of front spliter for you
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    Love the colour and the wheels, interior is very tidy too!

    I've got a B7 not B6 but they're very similar, see signature for mods (plus custom SS exhaust as of next Monday)
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    I've had mine since February and have done the following:

    Cruise Control
    Later BT module for iPhone compatibility
    RS4 carbon trim retro-fit
    replacement battery cover
    anti-dazzle mirror retro-fit
    replaced one aluminium side panel on windscreen (black metal strip had fallen out)
    RNS-e Mk2 (including swapping the bezel from my RNS-e Mk1)

    Latest mod was to fit a cabrio-module remote interface so I can drop / raise the hood via the remote.

    Current gripe is passenger side mirror isn't heating up - VCDS shows 00944 fault code.
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    how did you code the windows so they work from remote ???????? didnt think this could be done on cabbie ??????????????
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    When coding the windows you need to code the car as an avant. This gets theremote windows working, only dissadvantage is it stops you folding the roof down from the door lock but I never used that anyway, use my remote windows a lot in the summer! I'll try and find the coding for you.
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    how did you get the roof to drop from the remote. Now that's something I need.
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    I installed a 'Remote Roof Module' - from reinhold-engineering

    It wasn't easy soldering onto the existing wiring in the drivers door, but I got there in the end.

    I got mine on German ebay.. I think next time I'd go for a SmartTop module instead as those plug in with no soldering required.
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    VR6Gordie - what colour is your car - looks absolutely gorgeous?
    I just bought my car at the weekend (03 1.8Tsport cab)and I think its Moro Blue (although that might be the TT colour name??), but could do with some TLC. Would you be able to tell me how you've got your car looking so amazing i.e. what products have you used?
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    poor boys black hole and dodo juice puple haze plus ... used v36 on hex white pad first of and the colour is the same as yours moro blue
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    reading my post i missed off a couple of things that ive added blue tinted door mirror glass and all so fitted a rear rs4 anti roll bar
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    pbarlow0032 see your in stanley juicy jens is very close to you she will help sort out your paint
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    Hi vr6Gordy, almost can't believe it's the same colour, my paint just looks so flat compared to yours! Did you use a DA polisher to get yours so good? I've only ever polished/waxed by hand but I think I'm going to have to go to extreme lengths to get this car up to scratch!
    i presume juicy detailing is well regarded on here?
    Yes, in Stanley, are you north east based too?
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    live justout side york but i pop up north a fair bit as my mother and farther in laws live up there and yes i have a da
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    Not a great pic but you get the idea
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    Hi everyone, I know it's a thread about who's done the most to their cabbies, and I've done absolutely nothing to mine lol. But I saw it as a good opportunity to join the forum. Here's mine,totally stock albeit with a fake Kate Middleton and Union flags for the jubilee.

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    New wheels and coilovers fitted to mine but hoping for dry weather to adjust and clean and take some better pics. View attachment 8518
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    Little clean and bit lower prob needs a little more at rear

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    Hi there was just reading this post about cabbie mods one thing I really miss is having an auto dim rear view mirror how easy is it to to and what to I need. I've seen mirrors on eBay but not sure of fitment and stunned over the prices too
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