The part No. was 8l1837016A, the seller was https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/males.autoteile?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2754
has the cambelt been done recently? sure the engine is correctly timed?
Not the correct item, the central locking in the S3 is operated by a vacuum, that's for an electrically operated system...
I ended up buying a...
Is the top radiator hose hot?
Don't blindly throw parts at it, scan it
Did you put the car up for sale!?
Good; its a f*****g money pit!!
It didn't sell, I'll have to keep it...
Hit 200,000 miles this week
sounds like you've also got an aftermarket sub in the back?
might be the bracket for the 6-CD autochanger that was an option
Failed cam belt tensioner? Rev it enough and the belt tensions it self, let the revs drop back down and the belt slackens and you get the noise...
similar to the Nortech top mount setup but for a standard K04 fitment?
?! You don't delete threads just because you're finished with it
No, I could wait any longer. Ended up going with bc-racing coilovers
Yeah, they're solid well made in stainless steel
Looks like it's got a pair of Dave's rear tie bars on the back
Yeah I know, but with a link to the website it should make it easier for him knowing who to contact
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