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  1. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    DC12 Photos

    Didnt see many A3s this year at DC but overall was a good day. Here are some photos i took enjoy
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    Air-Con Died :(

    Not best pleased went shopping today absolutely scorching outside. Noticed some steam coming from the car once i parked up, Popped the bonnet had a look and saw a lot of green fluid all on the under tray near the air-con pipes. The air conditioning pipes also had water on them but i could not...
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    Lowered Eibach Sportlines with 13mm & 10mm Spacers - Pic Heavy

    Took some shots yesterday night with the new set up, Ride is superb so much better than the S Line set up. Springs need to settle as i only fitted them on friday evening. I do have a fair bit of rubbing on the driver side rear fronts are absolutely perfect and comfortable for daily driving...
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    Spacers wont fit :(

    Ah went to fit my front spacers today, bought them off the forum in the classifieds. I managed to fit my rears so thats a plus point but the 10mm fronts dont seem right to me. Basically the centre bore is correct but the spacer does not sit flush with the hub as shown in the photos below. Has...
  9. Farhan

    Front Grill Options & Opinions

    Right all really contemplating doing something with the front grille in terms of colour etc I have considered plasti dip but im still concerned that the finish might not be perfect on it and i do not want a black optics grille. Im not a huge fan of the black optics on a lava grey as sometimes...
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    Wiper Delete Help :)

    Right all, im sick of that stupid thing at the back of the car. I will be placing an order for the grommet soon but im a bit worried about removing the wiper etc. I have a tendency to break things? Who would be kind enough to assist me with this lol Or could anyone offer any advise on what i...
  11. Farhan

    Wheel Spacers Bolt Length

    Hi all, I have recently ordered some hubcentric spacers, 10mm Fronts 13mm Rears I now need to order longer bolts and i am aware the stock wheel bolt length is circa 28mm, Now logic tells me yes i will need bolts 10mm and 13mm longer. However, Searching online the common sizes are 40mm &...
  12. Farhan

    FK High Spec Springs

    Just wanted to see if anyone has used FK Hi Spec springs which apparently lower 55mm upfront and 40 at the rear. I was searching around and came across them. I am aware of what eibach and H&R offer but wanted to gather more opinions of other manufacturers which offer the more drastic lowering...
  13. Farhan

    VCDS West London/Heathrow

    Hi all, is anyone able to kindly scan my car for me? Having some major issues which i cant identify, I have numerous alerts coming up on my DIS relating to ESP Fault, ABS, Power Steering, EML. I have a strong feeling that there is an electrical/wiring/ecu problem with the vehicle as even my...
  14. Farhan

    ABS, ESP, Steering Lights - Lights galore!

    Right all strange one, driving home circa 2:30 in the morning. Steady drive all of a sudden i notice a small yellow steering light on the dash. Few moments later pinggg ESP Fault Ping Brakes in the middle of the DIS PINGGG ABS o and the steering light goes to red.... Speedometer starts going...
  15. Farhan

    Etka Part Number Check (Urgent) :-)

    Hi all, would someone kindly be able to quickly check if the following part number would fit my car. I needed to order a new oil level sensor, The part number which im looking at buying is: 1J0 907 660C My vehicle details are as follows Audi A3 1.8TFSI Engine Code: BZB its an oil...
  16. Farhan

    OMG....Plastic Caps in boot!

    Right all a while back when i changed my rear lights and rear bumper 3 of the plastic boot caps that cover the fixings in the boot fell down the back and i cant get them out at all. Think that area is sealed where they fall so no way in. Luckily its never rattled and its been ages now but i...
  17. Farhan

    Wiring Advice Regarding LED Resistors

    Right all need some people who know there stuff about electrics abit. I ordered some canbus LEDs and im rocking resistors which are working fine but im unhappy the way they sit in the engine bay they get hot and i dont fancy them hanging outside the headlight caps. What i wanted to know is if i...
  18. Farhan

    RNS-E Retrofit Questions & Advice

    Right all i was looking into fitting an RNS-E soon and running the alpine module for ipod videos etc. I just needed to find out some specific stuff so i can get a list together of what i need. i plan to go for a simple MK1 set up, I wanted to keep all my current car options working with the...
  19. Farhan

    ADI Photos

    Some snaps i took, Only took photos of a few cars as i didn't keep the camera on me for very long and S3 MRU had a beast SLR so i just left him to it! Enjoy yes i know i fail at the number plate deleting thing but i tried. EDIT: i also fail at putting the images...
  20. Farhan

    Bi-Xenon Projector Help

    Right all i have a bixenon headlamp here and i was checking the projector as it was facing upwards. I removed the bulb and i noticed that the whole projector moves up and down by around 1cm. It hits the bottom and sits level but its not sitting in a straigt level position as it can be moved...
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