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    PROBLEMS RUNNING LOWWWWW

    has anyone had any problems with there drive shafts running really low other than chassis notch. i getting a loud knocking noise when turning left but its not rubbing anywhere. any ideas??
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    HELP PLEASE GUYS!

    After some advise from anyone who's is either running g coilovers really low or on air ride. I put coilovers on my 8p1 a few weeks ago and wound them right down with the helpers out at the front and now when I go round left hand corners over about 15mph I get a juddering through the car but not...
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    NEW COILOVERS AND WHEELS

    so this happened over the last week. fitted fk coilovers wound right down with the helpers removed from the front and wound right down on the back. approx 100mm drop and 3sdm 0.04 staggered 18 8.5j et42 front 9.5j et40 rear with 204/40 tyres all round
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    INSURANCE UP FOR RENEWAL

    MY INSURANCE IS UP FOR RENEWAL ON 28/08/15 AND I WOULD BE INTERESTED TO SEE IF ANY OF THE SITE SPONSOR'S INSURANCE COMPANY'S CAN OFFER ME A BETTER DEAL THAN WHAT I CAN FIND MYSELF
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    Remap after hybrid turbo

    Currently having a Turbo technics hybrid turbo fitted to my BKD and was planning on taking it to either awesome GTI or darkside to have it mapped but after speaking to then both on the phone they say they no longer map vehicles with hybrid turbos. So if anyone knows of a decent company in or...
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    TURBO TECHNICS OR CR TURBOS

    What's peoples advice on this? Going down the hybrid route with my BKD and wanted to know who's the better company to go with out of these two. They both charge around £500+vat for a stage 2 overhaul
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    BKD HYBRID TURBO

    so... my turbos finally given up so im looking into the hybrid route. been looking at turbo dynamics stage 2 @ £775+vat and also CR turbos @ £495+vat. with this i send my old turbo and they recon to this spec: C.N.C. Re-Profiled Compressor Cover 56mm Compressor Wheel Modified Back Plate...
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    HYBRID TURBO OR 170PD TURBO?

    hi all its time for the next stage and im in two minds about what is best. i have a 140pd and have been told that the 170pd turbos are a straight swap. is this correct? i have then however been told that i would be better getting a hybrid 140 turbo as i wont have as much lag with this. any...
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    BOOST PRESSURE

    morning all! just out of interest, what sort of pressure should i expect from a standard 140pd? both under load and when revved up in park cheers
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    PAINT CORRECTION AND DETAIL PRICE?

    HI ALL NOW I DONT KNOW THE FIRST THING ABOUT DETAILING A CAR AND I WOULD ONLY MESS IT UP IF I TRIED SO IM LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO HELP ME OUT WITH MY AKOYA SILVER A38P1. IM WANTING SOMEONE TO BRING THE PAINT WORK UP TO STANDARD. GET THE SWIRL MARKS OUT AND GIVE IT A PROPER GOOD GOING OVER WITH...
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    BRAKE UPGRADE

    Morning all Currently have 288mm front discs on my 140pd dsg and thinking about putting 312mm discs on as I've read all I need is the caliper carriers and bigger discs. Can anyone confirm this is correct? I'm looking at getting brembo discs and pad set so what I really want to know is Will TT...
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    VERY WEAK RADIO RECEPTION

    AFTERNOON ALL I HAVE A CONCERT 2 IN MY 8P1 AND JUST RECENTLY THE RADIO RECEPTION HAS ALMOST GONE COMPLETELY. I NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM UNTIL A FEW WEEKS BACK AND THE ONLY THING IVE DONE IS FIT A NEW BATTERY. IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO TO SORT THIS OR CAN I GET A BOOSTER FOR THE ARIEL? .IVE HAD...
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    XENON RETROFIT

    afternoon all just a few photos of my recent upgrade. total cost to do this retrofit was £150. a damn sight cheaper than buying OEM xenons. the projectors cost me £40 and the hid kit £100 from WELL DONE HID then the sealant was £10 to say these aren't OEM i am pleased with how they look...
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    concert 2 ipod to AUX?

    I know this has probably been covered loads of times but i cant seem to find a definitive answer. i have a 2004 concert 2 with Bose and iPod connection in the glove box. however i want to either swap out the iPod connector for an AUX or add that in along with keeping the iPod connection. is...
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    audi specialist west yorkshire for servicing

    afternoon all my cars in need of a service in 1500 miles and it has had full main dealer history up till now. just wondering if anyone can suggest a specialist in my area who could service it at decent cost or would it just be advisable to get it done at the dealers to keep up with main dealer...
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    fog lights flashing

    afternoon all i have a weird fault with my a3. i noticed today that when i turn the ignition on the fog lights flash on and off about 5 times then turn off. they have never done this before. i have a set of cree led's in with resistors to stop the warning coming on but they have just started...
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    A38P PROJECTOR + HID RETROFIT

    hi all!! i have recently ordered a pair of 2.5'' projectors and a 6k HID kit from WELLDONE that i'm retrofitting into my halogen lights. my question is has anyone done this and if so what sort of projector shroud did they use. the one that comes with the projector looks like **** to be honest...
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    8p1 Tdi 140 Front Brakes

    Hi all I noticed the other day that there is what I thought was a chip in one of my front discs untill I went round the other side to notice that had exactly the same mark on. It's a small round chip about half the size of a 5p. Perfectly round and exactly the same on both sides. Any one have...
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    Swap My09 Rears For My11 Rears

    As the title says. I have MY09 rears but really want a set of MY11's. Form what I've seen on here a few people prefer the MY09's so if anyone has a set of MY11's they want to swap give me a shout
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    2.0 Tdi 8p1 Engine Judder On Idle

    HI ALL, I NOTICED AFTER A WEEK OR SO AFTER BUYING THE CAR THAT THERE IS A JUDDER WHEN THE CAR IS IDLING. IT DOES IT ABOUT 80% OF THE TIME BUT ONLY IN NEUTRAL OR PARK NOT WHEN ITS IN DRIVE. THIS ONLY HAPPENS ON IDLE AND THE REST OF THE TIME THE CARS FINE. IT KIND OF FEELS LIKE A SHUDDER THROUGH...
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