A costly couple of weeks in the Jardo house.
Love to @scotty_24 for being a hero.
Cambelt, waterpump and tensioner done.
Polybushed lower arms.
Track rods replaced.
Bottom ball joints replaced.
Polybushed rear tie arms fitted.
New headlight switch.
Doing a bit of work on the S3 yesterday and I came across this.
All four were just as bad.
I cannot stress enough how important it is that you thoroughly check over your car, especially if it is new to you.
I've done about 250 miles since November in my S3, any one of...
Yes I do all of my own paint correction, have done for years. The tools you use really aren't that important however my polisher is a Rupes. I am a big fan of Chemical Guys V34, it just does everything. I used it in this instance, then worked to Chemical Guys V38 to finish.
S3 ownership is very much business as usual.
Many hours of machine polishing and measured applications of Swissvax later -
I set about replacing a headlight bulb, but no luck.
So off came the bumper, clearly for the first time in it's life.
I cleaned it again.
I got one of these.
I stopped off here.
On the way here.
To do this.
Had to fit one of these.
Ended up with all the boost.
Then I cleaned this.
Then I removed this.
And took a picture.
And that's how you spend £4500 on a £1500 POS in two months.
Fitted a steering wheel. Gear shifter felt nice.
Removed the bi-xenons because they didn't look right.
Fitted yellow all weather bulbs.
Changed the aux belt.
Fitted new plugs.
Went to the pub.
Car looked cool.
Removed the sunroof.
Drew lines on a sheet of aluminium...
Removed the headlight film.
It looked better.
Cleaned the interior.
Changed the door locks and handles.
Rebuilt the fan.
Bought the right grille.
Cut up the headlights.
Made something badass.
Went to a sprint day.
It went fast. I span.
It was grippy.
I bled the...
Spotted this on Club-GTI.
Changed the thermostat.
Fitted a 7 slat grille.
Removed the sun strip.
Repainted loads of bits of trim.
Peeled the fake carbon bonnet wrap off.
Machine polished it.