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    Audi A3 8P BXE 1.9TDI Compatible Engines

    Engine code BKC will fit in with no issues at all. It's what i did. I should of updated the thread to be honest. BKC is alot more reliable...can't find no issues online as opposed to pages and pages of faults for BXE
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    Reset service light

    This is to reset the service interval to a 10,000 mile interval: "Switch on Ignition, and then pull out the reset button (lower left of speedo). With the reset button out, SERVICE will appear in the display screen. Pull the button until SERVICE in ----- KM --- Days is shown on the display. If...
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    bxe engine crap?

    I just hope whoever decided to swap these conrods out for inferior ones has got the sack...Probably not though, probably got a bonus for finding ways to save money
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    bxe engine crap?

    My 57 Plate A3 BXE engine decided to commit suicide on the M4 last month. She was only 96K. Although i had the car remapped, i don't believe this would of caused it. As far as servicing goes; Full service history with weekly inspections (the car is my pride and joy). for anyone wondering what...
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    Alex's 1.9 TDI A3

    You lucky man! I got the most recent sline rear bumper and diffuser, will have to get my exhaust done as the newer bumper is alot bigger than the sport so you can't see exhaust anymore lol. Would love to get the front bumper sourced though, it will complete the conversion then. Yeah i treat my...
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    Alex's 1.9 TDI A3

    New wheels look much better! Well done on finding a sline front bumper too...i can't find a complete one for love or money. My A3 8P 1.9tdi had a conrod through the block on Thursday (96k milea)...my engine code was BXE, apparently it's very common for the conrod to go through a BXE. Just...
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    Audi A3 8P BXE 1.9TDI Compatible Engines

    I always thought insurance was just for accidents and theft? I am fully comp with Admiral, if that is the case i suppose i could give it a go
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    Audi A3 8P BXE 1.9TDI Compatible Engines

    Hi Guys, Tried doing a search for a similar thread but had no luck. Anyway, I have an A3 8P with the cursed engine code of BXE. As you may or may not know, this engine code is well known for having the conrod go through the engine. And today, going down the M4 i found out first hand what this...
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    Hi, been looking to do something similar to your conversion, but it looks like ebay has dried...

    Hi, been looking to do something similar to your conversion, but it looks like ebay has dried up or they are over charging. Was wondering if you knew someone/somewhere i could get the bumpers. I'm guessing you get asked this loads of times, so i wont be offended if i dont hear from you. PM me...
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    Does an A3 1.9TDI 105BHP 2007 (57) have a DPF?

    Car is due for its first oil change in my care. Was looking in the Haynes manual and i decided to go for SAE 5W/40 engine oil. But i also notice that for cars with a DPF you need VW 507 00 and with no DPF you need 505 01. So basically, does anyone know if an A3 1.9TDI 105BHP 2007 (57) has a...
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    Can't Fit Jom Coilovers - A3 2007 1.9 TDI

    Bought the kit from Venom on eBay. Here's a link to the ad: JOM Height Adjustable Coilovers - Audi A3 8P Chassis - Fits All Engine sizes | eBay It is meant to fit both the 50mm and 55mm models as it comes with a blue sleeve that makes it up to 55mm but as stated, 2 mechanics have said it wont...
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    Can't Fit Jom Coilovers - A3 2007 1.9 TDI

    I have the blue metal sleeve, but if it wont fit without the blue sleeve, i'll have no chance with the sleeve on. This Wedging Cam sounds like a good lead though. Got any links to the tool?
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    Can't Fit Jom Coilovers - A3 2007 1.9 TDI

    Hi all, Wondering if anyone has any experience with fitting JOM Coilovers to a Audi A3 8P 1.9 tdi 2007 Sport. The issue i am having is fitting the front struts. I have taken it to 2 mechanics who say the JOM strut is too thick for the hub. After measuring the stock strut it measures 49.40mm...
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