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  1. vrbob

    Tried some new detailing products :)

    Now the car has been finished after its update to the FMIC and the bumper is back on and sitting really well now and kept the fogs and grills OEM I decided to try and make it shiney :) So I purchased this off ebay Poorboys Dark Kit Nattys Paste Wax Blue & Black Hole Glaze + 2 Free Cloths Pads |...
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    Sainsbury`s double value nectar points

    Hello All, Just a heads up to those that use the nectar points scheme, Currently if you buy anything using your nectar points you can get twice the value in a cash voucher. So for example I just bought a blutooth speaker to use with my phone. It was £40 and had been reduced to £25 on the shelf...
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    Southampton (and surrounding areas) mini meet

    Hello peeps, Recently there has been a few more members in the 8L section popping up in the local area who I think might be interested in a meet at some point in the nearish future. So as we have done this before a few times (some successful other not so) I thought if I start a thread we might...
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    Badger 5 - results inside

    Hi Peeps, Well my trip to B5 yesterday was a bit deflated as I was hoping I had a good car as I had tried hard to make it as good as possible in prep for this mapping. Turns out I was driving a bit of a time bomb oops. Got to B5 and the guys got to work first off was a smoke test which went...
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    Just a few pics as its sunny :)

    After refurbing my headlights yesterday today I managed to get a couple of coats of wax on whilst it was nice and sunny out so thought I would share a few piccies :) Still running on my winter wheels so next job after going up to see Bill at B5 on thursday will be to refurb my...
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    How to remove rear window seal (3 door car eg S3)

    Hi peeps, One of my rear windows leaks a bit when washing the car, it must do a little in the rain too but not overly noticeable. I have checked and the seal on that side looks like its been removed before and not refitted properly so that it has been squashed and does not make a brilliant...
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    If anybody in the Southampton area needs wheel allignment i reccomend.....

    The Wheel Alignment Centre As I have had the subframe off my car multiple times in the last 12months I am a regular customer lol. Plus just been back as needed doing again after having my new clutch and gearbox fitted I went first after having my AP suspension fitted and he did a great job of...
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    Gerbox woes :(

    Hi All, Had a bit of an issue last night, drove home from work no probs. Got home went to reverse on my driveway and couldnt select reverse. Wiggled the stick about and then selected reverse again and it went in so started to go backwards. Wanted to straighten up so went to get 1st gear and...
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    Couple of minor mods....

    Well had a bit of time off over the last few weeks, Couldn't afford to go away anywhere so have just been doing the pottering about option. of course this also means I have time on my hands which then also means i end up spending out on things i spot on Ebay as a whim so have done a few choice...
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    Cheap oil and filters on ECP etc

    Just a heads up to any and all that are after some cheap service bits. ECP have a deal on at the mo where you can get 5 litres of their Triple QX 5w40 Fully synth oil and a Bosch Filter for under £14 delivered! Here is the link to the oil TRIPLE QX 5w40 Fully Synthetic Engine Oil 5Ltr just add...
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    After run pump - leaking :(

    Hello peeps, Gave my car a quick service last night and when I removed the under tray I spotted some fluid on the top. On closer inspection I believe it looks like coolant coming from the after run pump (The thing on the top left of the radiator with 2 pipes attached) the pipes are not leaking...
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    Yay new brakes fitted :)

    Well i have been looking to upgrade my brakes for a while now and have been trying to find a reasonably priced setup on Ebay etc.I was after a LCR brembo setup but i couldnt find anything in the price range i had of about £500 that seemed to be ready to fit without needing a good refurb plus...
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    MAF related weirdness advice please.

    Hi peeps, Not posted in a while as the car has been running fine for a while so just been lurking :) Anyway car developed a problem yesterday and i need a little help. Drove the car to work (20 odd miles) no probs at all, parked up as norm and did my days work. finished work came out jumped in...
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    Hayfever :(

    Never had it as a kid but now its a right git! First good weather weekend and a long one too and i feel like **** :(
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    BTCC @ Thruxton

    Hello peeps, The new BTCC series starts this weekend (the only race series i sorta follow) And the bank holiday weekend in May so Sat 4th (qualifying etc) and Sun 5th (race day) is the date of the Thruxton circuit meeting. I went years ago and had a good day out as its not only the BTCC cars...
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    ASN and IE 9 and 10 :(

    Why oh why is this site still so bad to be viewed in either IE 9 or 10? I know people hate IE and just say use chrome etc but its the most common browser out there and it seems strange that this popular forum is still not running right with it. I am still getting issues every time I open the...
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    My old S3 for sale.....

    AUDI S3 QUATTRO BLACK | eBay Sold it for £5200 in Aug 2009 with just over 80k on it now has 100k and 4 years later he still wants £4550 for it lol
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    Alfa Brembo`s on an 8L platform - anyone tried this setup?

    Golf Mk4 Audi A3 Brembo 323mm Upgrade / Big Brake kit - Fiat / Alfa Calipers | eBay Found this on ebay, Is it any good and comparible to the LCR setup? Only thing i dont get is what does it mean when the say the hubs will need a minor modification?
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    So good so far in 2013 :)

    Well so far 2013 and my car seem to be quite happy :) as not only did I find a bill from the Audi them selves for doing my cambelt and associated parts less than 20K ago (that's saved me £350) I just put it in for MOT and its passed no problems with only 2 advisories one of which is that my...
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    Long running script

    Hi guys n gals, I keep getting audi-sport has stopped due to a long running script, happened using ie9 and have also tested it on the new ie10 in windows 8 and its still happening. If I use the compatibility view option on ie 9 or 10 its slightly better but still hangs quite a lot. Also I get...
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