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    Gloucestershire Police

    Hi, Just wanted to give a shout-out to Gloucestershire Police. Pulled me yesterday due to discrepancies with my docs, valid. We're nice guys who just wanted to make sure my car wasn't stolen :) When you experience bad things it's cool to know there are good people out there doing a good job...
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    S3 front fog light bulb replacement (honeycomb grille)

    how on earth do you remove the s3 honeycomb fog light grilles? I've seen a pdf guide for s-line type and also some mentions of squeeze and release. with the honeycomb ones I can see what looks like a release (couple of cm wide and couple of mm high, just big enough for a flat-head screwdriver...
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    s3 alloy wheel centre cap trim pieces

    hey all, got my car back from having the alloys refurbished, unfortunately they broke the chrome colour trim bits when removing them from the centre caps. they advised me I should be able to get some replacements... I had a look on the bay but only saw some eye-wateringly priced complete wheel...
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    alloy refurb

    Going to have the alloys refurbed in the next week or so, my question is what finish have people gone for, jobs there is factory (which is what I am thinking at the moment), but is there any facelift version colour or anything people have done that looks fresh and not :pileofpoop: (on my car) or...
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    occasional odd engine behaviour

    as per title; sometimes car pauses for a moment under acceleration (hard), also boost guage goes nuts flickering and ticking. the two have not happened together but both have happened a couple of times now. should i be worried? i’m thinking of getting all belts and chain done as i am also...
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    rear light clarification

    are all my09 and my11 rear lights “led lights” or is it some are and some are not? also, are the lights actually led or some sort of led effect? as per notes in first link. is what is written in the last thread correct about the differentiation? the same seller in the second link says they are...
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    reverse camera (wireless) cable routing ??!?

    following on from removing the rear trim, i am now trying to work out how i'm supposed to route the cables... can't seem to see this described on other threads for some reason. i guess i am missing something? in my rear trim removal thread @SootySport mentioned about running through a rubber...
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    rear (upper) boot trim removal?

    hi, i'm trying to remove the upper boot trim on my s3 (2007) today to install a number plate holder camera unit wotsit. i've removed the two torx screws but cant get the thing off. i found a post on another website that say just yank it, get your fingers in and it pulls off from the spring...
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    New (to me) S3 - what to do about ICE... need some expert help pls

    Hi, Just got a 2k7 S3 to replace my soon to go lease B9 A4. It has BOSE fitted which is nice enough for me (much better than the terrible rattly sound from the A4!) I have the RNS-E, which has issues reading the satnav disc, I've pulled it out and cleaned the laser but it still has issues. It...
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    Audi A4 B9 grille replacement?

    Greetings all, Can anyone point me to or give instructions for replacing the front grille (with minimal fuss!) on a B9 saloon? Unfortunately, some time ago someting flew-up and poked a hole in my current grille and it’s coming-up to lease return time. My local stealer wanted £600 to replace...
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