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  1. AGB-S3

    Fit larger rear disc brakes

    Fit larger rear disc brakes ? previous owner fitted brembo jumbo kit , retained the standard rear's , look a litle small in comparison .. Whats about ? what fits ? what works ? whats needed ? Tnx- Graham
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    Fit a SAT nav ?

    General inquiry Whilst replacing the tail gate lock, lock was fine , micro switch failed , I found , the car has a FM Aerial amplifier , linked to the read heated window .. but not actually in use .. As is, the car has a Bose system, power amps in the rear wing...
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    Foam on front seats deteriated

    Any ideas as to recovering the seat foam ? just the flat seat areas , possible the back , areas covered with 'cloth' have lost support .. The leather covered side supports appear to remain ok Tnx-Graham
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    Loss of performance over 2.5/3 K RPM

    Loss of performance over 2.5/3 K RPM power curve appeares to be ''n'' shaped , 3k top Car was mapped S1 at the start of the year Issues with boost , flutter at high rpm one power drop during map .....suspected turbo as 180k New oem recric valve fitted last...
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    Is the Dash fed via Relay ?

    Is the Dash fed via Relay ? Now you see it , now you don't , intermittent electrical [ supply] fault to dash ?? from cold ok no problems , runs fine RUN Till HOT ...leave standing 30/50 mins Problems set in Power ON , Dash lamps flicker on/off clears starts...
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    Dodgey Dash - electrical-

    new intermittent Dash, speedometer needle jumps about , accompanied by various warning lights flickering rest remains normal , rpm , temp , fuel, most warning lights out , engine runs fine power off and back on, fault clear .. rev indicator never fluctuates...
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    For Sale RED SAMCO Sport BAM induction PIPE

    RED SAMCO Sport induction PIPE C/W clips fits > BAM K04 Turbo Offers ?? POST UK £6.50 [ packed weight 1.2Kg]
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    For Sale QTY-4 OEM AVUS AUDI S3 17 inch ALLOY WHEELS

    QTY-4 OEM AVUS AUDI S3 17 inch ALLOY WHEELS Best offers ?? QTY-4 AVUS OEM AUDI S3 17 inch ALLOY WHEELS [ & qty 1 hub cap ] Removed from S3 8L 2002 Posted as qty-2 packages 2 rims each package Parcel Force uk ..£25 Contact if post area rates differ from mainland
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    Remove re fit screen washer bottle ...how ?

    Remove re fit screen washer bottle ...how ? What needs to be removed to extract the washer bottle and re fit is it accessible from the top .. or need ''items'' removing first ? Tnx-Graham
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    17 inch Alloy std to aftermarket 18 x 8.5 offsets / spacers ?

    17 inch Alloy sdt to aftermarket 18 x 8.5 off sets ? Quick check , upgrade to 18 inch , by way of aftermarket tomason TN1 8518 As far as I can tell these wheels require TAPER shank bolts .. std are radius the recess in the wheels look to be tapered , where the std...
  11. AGB-S3

    Loss of brakes after fast run

    Loss of brakes after fast run ..took ages to pin-point and then only by chance This is dead right , these hoses perish and leak , cause a gradual loss of brake efficiency and availability symptoms engine off , brakes on , vac slowly collapses no servo assist after...
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    Thoughts on 'sports' Road Tyre's makes and models ?

    Thoughts on Road Tyre's makes and models ? been running on Nankang ns2r this year noisy , primeval , but effective.. Old question, any new options worth a look ? Tnx -G
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    Move to 18 inch , Rim Size , Off Set , Make , Color , idea's ?

    Move to 18 inch , Rim Size , Off Set , Make , Color ? Appears 8L is 5x100 pcd , which limits the use of the newer audi wheels Staggering amount of aftermarket wheels available Cars original GRAY , fitted std 17 with 10 mm ? spacers to accommodate brembo jumbo Looking...
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    Starter Delay ?

    Starter delay ? Noticing, when cold, turning the key , to 'start' there can be a slight delay , before the starter turns the engine over ..may be a count of 'one' .. ok later when hot Startup test's finished and display showing OK Starter motor on its way out ? 180K miles...
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    ESP off in ice ?

    ESP off in ice ? What is the criteria for switching it 'off' ? During a little excursion over 'ice'y roads' switched it off , using the dash button , Then noticed some time later , it had switched its self 'back on' Did something happen , to bring it back on , is it on a...
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    Faulty k04 turbo activator -Q What's the repair path ?

    Diagnosed with faulty turbo activator , cause of occasional loss of power and issues at full boost ie works fine most of the time .. then has the occasional dip, n75 replaced not long back , no error codes etc original 180K miles k04 Q What's the repair path ? can these be...
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    Excessive vertical jitter in dip head lamp's beams

    Excessive vertical jitter in dip head lamp's beams Seeing quite a lot of , what looks like vertical beam bounce Is this a sign the adjusting motor's and or gears have seen better days ? Can this unit , headlight adjuster be simply fitted , or do we need access...
  18. AGB-S3

    Replacement flat air filter element

    Replacement flat air filter , replace original element anything to choose between these listed 'sports filter ?? Tnx-Graham BMC (1) Green Filters (1) ITG (1) K&N Filters (1) Pipercross (1)
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    Odd problem with door lock ,

    Odd problem with door lock , Close the door, first catch [ safety] engages , but then, fails to engage the main lock springs back out , being held on the first catch Push the door fully closed and the main lock engages Recognizable fault ? or just unlucky...
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    Hottest Day ... and air con on the Blink

    Hottest Day ... and air con on the Blink Cars out in the sun , cabin roasting ignition ON , Dash clears to OK engine starts all looks fine Then, no cabin vent fans running , the RED-Led temp and fan display is missing ... then starts flickering , eventually fault...
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