Recent content by s3withproblems

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    Weird noise while reversing

    I have the same problem, while reversing and hitting the break. Especially it comes more often while doing the same when going back. Any ideas from others ?
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    ESP light comes on in high boost?

    I have upgraded my chip in 2001 s3, now it gives around 1.5bar peak boost (it was 1.1 with the previous chip). But now I have problems with it: 1) ESP light comes on in an aggresive drive 2) Most importantly; Now there is a big turbo lag, the car does not response well to the throttle. The...
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    Boost question to chipped s3's

    I get 1.4bar when I hit the gas pedal strongly at the first time , but it than sits to 1.1 bar and it stays there until 6000rpm. What constant boosts do you have ?
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    Boost question to chipped s3's

    To chipped s3 owners, I assume you have around 250 bhp, What boost do you have, constant and peak ?
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    Changing from 17 to 18

    Does that alloy (momo gtr) look good on black s3? Is it light or heavy ? Have no idea about alloys
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    Changing from 17 to 18

    I want to change my alloys to 18" on my S3. And I will be having 225/40/18 tyres. What changes will it make to the car if any? (0-62, handling, top speed, comfort etc.. ) Will a heavier alloy affect the performance ?
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    S3 225 idle speed?

    I think I have the same problem, so if you explain what was the fault detailed , it will be greatly appreciated:)
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    Replacing bose speakers - need help

    But After reading the comments, they say if I replace them with 4ohm aftermarket speakers, I have the danger to blow the Amp in loud music.. What am I gonna do ? Is it hard to find these 2 ohms aftermarket? I asked some places all they have is the 4's.
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    Replacing bose speakers - need help

    Thanks a lot for the help guys.
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    Replacing bose speakers - need help

    Thanks So what I need is to search for speakers with 2ohm impedance(Whats that ?) Excuse my ignorance but I knew that "watts" was the unit for the power of speakers.
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    Replacing bose speakers - need help

    Hello all Does anybody know the specifications of 2001 s3 front bose speakers ??(Watt etc ..) I want to replace them with an aftermarket one coz one is broken and makes a bad sound and bose is very expensive. Any advice ?
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    My new car (56k be warned)

    nice where is the metallic mirrors ?
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    S3 High flow cats

    Which one is the engine check light ? I have a direct flow cat in my 2001 s3? Does it cause problems except the emission tests?
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    Part number for Bose front speaker

    I just changed the exact same one with yours, I have a 2001 s3 but they have to be the same. On its box , it writes 8L0 035 411, which I think its part num.