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  1. Farhan

    A3 8V Aftermarket Amplifier Install Question

    I already have the aftermarket equipment and i always move my equipment from car to car specifically if they are kept for a shorter period of time i usually just add a subwoofer to the factory systems. I dont mind having the dedicated subwoofer out but i would like to know the added benefit of...
  2. Farhan

    A3 8V Aftermarket Amplifier Install Question

    Interested in knowing/potentially having this done. The dedicated subwoofer output would be good but how would this work alongside aftermarket equipment? If i understand correctly you activate the MIB which means we now have a speaker output which we can send direct into an aftermarket...
  3. Farhan

    A3 8V Aftermarket Amplifier Install Question

    Hi All, Im looking to carry out a small install on the 8V. My install plans are fairly simple, we are looking to add an aftermarket amplifier/Subwoofer to the base system. I know what we intend to do with the install but i had a few simple questions: Where is the best location to tap the...
  4. Farhan

    2013 8V Spare Key & Navigation Issue

    Thank you, I did try similar by looking at some other posts but i will refer to the manual and what you mentioned above and give it a try again. If all else fails its back to the dealer.
  5. Farhan

    2013 8V Spare Key & Navigation Issue

    Key does work in the lock barrel, i can start the car but very oddly it struggles to start with this key and occasionally stalls. It does also throw up a gearbox malfunction when using this additional key. I clear everything via VCDS and use the original key and no issues so it is very strange.
  6. Farhan

    2013 8V Spare Key & Navigation Issue

    Thanks guys, The dealer was cargiant so they have agreed to take the car back in on Thursday to rectify these items. The navigation im going to leave to them but im sure there is something with the key we need to programme or resync back to the car. Im hopeful there is an easy synchronisation...
  7. Farhan

    2013 8V Spare Key & Navigation Issue

    Hi All, Been ages since i was part of this forum, but back in the fold with a family members 8V. We recently purchased the car used from a trader. We are certain when we first test drove the car it had the navigation, We clicked on navigation and the maps did display and our current location...
  8. Farhan

    Bi-Xenon Issues

    Not another rat issue! Certain it wont be that this time as i removed the whole bumper when i switched the bulbs over. The bulbs are not OEM. I may give it a try to switch the ballast over, Its difficult though as i would then need to take the car out for a drive for a while to see the...
  9. Farhan

    Bi-Xenon Issues

    Hi All, Not the perfect time of year but having a few small niggles with my bi-xenons. I started noticing back in december that one bulb started looking more greenish than the usual blue/white. I usually know with xenon bulbs that when they come to the end of their life they usually turn...
  10. Farhan

    A3 IPOD Interface to OEM Unit - Bose & Bluetooth

    Thanks ash, very helpful as always. Gave this a quick go today and i managed to switch the pins over from the old connector. I moved in total 3 if i remember correctly. The yellow wire on the original blue connector was taken up but a larger red wire on the new harness (connects2) I left that...
  11. Farhan

    A3 IPOD Interface to OEM Unit - Bose & Bluetooth

    Hi All, I recently fitted an ipod interface as my concert stereo started to play up and skip CDs. I dont plan on changing the unit unless i really need to. I bought the Ipod interface which is the following kit My quad lock connector at the back of my concert looks as follows In order to...
  12. Farhan

    Aircon woes, expensive fix failed a few weeks later :(

    Odd this, i had the same problem and had mine repaired by a forum members family member and so far its been great, My high pressure switch did the same thing on a very hot day. The seal ring on the high pressure sensor was shot, All the gas leaked out. I bought a new sensor for audi circa £60...
  13. Farhan

    Audi A3 Handsfree - iPhone 4

    I hated the phone holder at first but now that i sit in traffic i just put on youtube LOL or watch tv through my iphone :arco:
  14. Farhan

    SKY / AUDI Insurance

    Ads you should be king fam :wub:
  15. Farhan

    GTI International 2012 - BEWARE Lots of pics!!

    I love her :wub: If she reads this pm me
  16. Farhan

    GTI International incident

    There are barriers its just a real nasty situation i sent the photos i took to the website as i was pretty shocked myself it really does hit you when you see it. I dont want to post details as its traumatising if a family member sees this. I just want to note non of my photos were of any...
  17. Farhan

    GTI International incident

    I saw this, literally right infront of me. Really upsetting but 2 were conscious and talking one gentleman seemed more critical but hopefully not life threatening. I stood right next to them and managed to tell them to stay still as help was coming hopefully they will all be ok.
  18. Farhan

    18" Rotor's with spacers

    Might not be handy but depending on offsets and size ill show you mine below. Standard ET54 (Im sure the 18 rotors are the same) 18x7.5J (Rotors are the same im assuming aswell) Lowered on Eibach Sportlines 50-40mm FK Rear Spacers - 13mm Front Spacers - 10mm Tyre Size was 225/40/18 with the...
  19. Farhan

    r32 exhaust on audi a3

    Spud Launchers :wub:
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