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  1. Eren S3

    The S3 has gone. Time for the next project.

    Hey all, A bit of sad news but I have decided to sell my S3 after 3 years of ownership. I decided to sell it because an opportunity came up to own another car which I have wanted for the last 20 years. I have got myself a Mk4 Toyota Supra. It is a full on project, and will take the best part of...
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    Looking to sell used 3 VIN cable - needing advice

    Hey all, Might be a simple answer with this but realistically what could I ask for/sell a 3 VIN cable that's had all 3 slots used up? I know you can pay to upgrade this however I've purchased an unlimited cable from a friend who's a mobile diagnostics provider so no longer require my original...
  3. Eren S3

    Instrument cluster swap 2007 S3 8P

    Hey everyone. I'm looking to swap the cluster to the white facelift S3. I've found a cluster with part number 8P0920982L and I am just wondering if I will need anything else to complete the swap? My current cluster part number is 8P0920981L and I have the code for the immobiliser so I am just...
  4. Eren S3

    DV original bolts

    Hey all, Looking to replace my DV as a preventative measure. Although I've owned the car a while I've never got round to changing it or removing the VTA that's in the way. I want to remove this and go back to how it should be. The problem is I was struggling to find the original shorter bolts...
  5. Eren S3

    P0087 error code - advice needed please

    Hey all, Apologies in advance for the long post! I have done some searches of threads and has increased my knowledge of this issue somewhat so apologies for the new thread here. Scanned the car yesterday and came up with this code: 000135 - Fuel Rail/System Pressure P0087 - 002- Too Low -...
  6. Eren S3

    Long term ownership advice - S3

    Hey everyone, I've had the car coming up 2 years now and it's just about at a place where I love it and the list of jobs to do has almost been completed. I've been toying with the idea of selling the S3 to fund a Toyota Soarer (please don't boot me out for using such bad language on a German...
  7. Eren S3

    S3 8P Cruise Control Retrofit

    Hey all, Just a question out of curiosity and making sure I've done everything correctly really. I've just installed cruise control on the S3 following Avus Sportback and Sijones guide on here which was excellent :icon thumright: I've coded everything I need to on the steering wheel (Module...
  8. Eren S3

    Q5 2011 Q5 LED tail light conversion

    Hey all, I'm new to the Q5 world! Recently picked up a lovely Ibis White Q5 as the new family car. Absolutely loving it. Having also got an S3 I'm no stranger to Audi so it's nice to have something familiar, and more practical... I'm looking into updating the car a little however. The...
  9. Eren S3

    Looking to buy A4 S-Line TDI

    Hi all, Currently got an S3 8P and looking for an A4 TDI as a family runaround budgeting for up to£3000. It'll be my first Diesel so I have some questions on what to ask sellers with regards to common faults and problems or work to be done on the car. I'm looking at an automatic 2007 A4 S-Line...
  10. Eren S3

    Remapping at 130,000 miles. Am I being politely advised not to do it?

    Evening all, 2007 S3 with 130,000 miles on the clock. Initially started when I wanted a stage 2+ remap with r-tech. The first call was made to them in December for all of the remap work and supporting mods to be completed by them. Here in March I am still being told they are waiting for...
  11. Eren S3

    Rattling noise from rear suspension.

    Hey all Car has developed an interesting noise from the rear left suspension. It sounds like a knock from the inside and a rattle on the outside. Recently changed all 4 corners to AP coilovers. I've checked the obvious signs such as emptying the boot, taking out the boot liner etc, definitely...
  12. Eren S3

    Switching to AP Coilovers

    Hey everyone, As above, I'll be changing to AP coilovers soon and I'll be changing the strut mounts as they've probably had it after 11 or so years. Just did a parts check on 7zap and found the part number. Did a search of that on Google and this came up. Wondering if they will fit. Part number...
  13. Eren S3

    Brake booster hose

    Hi everyone Received this today from autodoc as a replacement as the horrible hard plastic hose on mine has cracked however I've noticed an extra hose fitting on the split valve. Am I being dim and missing something obvious or is this an incorrect part? I'll attach some photos. From what I can...
  14. Eren S3

    VCDS Wizz needed near Clevedon, Somerset

    Hey all, New user to VCDS. Managed to scan a few times and have a few error codes than involve the RNS-E and wiring. I admit I am not electrically minded at all so I was wondering if anyone is nearby to come and help me code in/out some of these errors? ''beer/food/name your price'' is...
  15. Eren S3

    New VCDS user

    Hey all, Just purchased a VCDS cable from Gendan, should be arriving tomorrow. I feel like I'm in a safe place here to ask questions when I inevitably come to a code that I need deciphering. :innocent: Got the cable mainly for diagnostics since I've had the engine light pop up twice (first one...
  16. Eren S3

    DIY wheel refurbishment - Pictures.

    Hey all Recently decided to have a go at refurbishing a set of wheels for my car. Managed to get hold of a set of Le Mans replicas from a friend for a pretty reasonable £80. They needed a bit of love but I thought I'd try my hand at it. I'm sure there are many better DIYs out there, this...
  17. Eren S3

    S3 pre facelift projector upgrade.

    Evening all Time has come to upgrade the projectors on the S3. I recently upgraded the bulbs to some nice 6000k ones from EM Tuning and they're much better than the original ones that were slowly dying. Decided it wasn't enough though so I'm considering upgrading the projectors themselves to do...
  18. Eren S3

    Remap - APR or R-TECH?

    Greetings all Question regarding the above. I'm preparing the car for a Stage 2 map in the next month or so. I've been in touch with Turner Race Developments not far from me who can offer me an APR Stage 1+ remap for £538 (Not sure if inclusive of VAT - I have asked) which would give roughly...
  19. Eren S3

    Instagram users

    Hi all Had a little search but couldn't see anything like this directly. Slightly different post to usual but wondering how many users on here have Instagram accounts and want to share? Mine is just_plane_eren Mine is a mixture of planes, landscapes and cars of course. Post below if you...
  20. Eren S3

    Car scene/forum members around Bristol?

    Hi all New(ish) to the forum but very new to the Bristol area after a recent relocation to Clevedon. A kind of stab in the dark post wondering about the car scene in general around the Bristol area such as meets or events etc if anyone knows of any. Coming from London there were lots of car...
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