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  1. david_phillips95

    Is My Shaft Normal?!?!

    Not sure if there is a way to tell, wouldnt imagine someone at Audi would swap boxes, hardly worth risking your job over a gearbox. I would personally check the gearbox oil myself. Wont be the first time i have heard horror stories of going to change your gearbox oil to find its empty. A gearbox...
  2. david_phillips95

    Is My Shaft Normal?!?!

    Things can look identical on the bench but really different when compared dimensionally...a few mm can make the difference between working and not working....Whoever fitted the clutch etc should be looking into the problem as it wasnt faulty prior to he/she working on it..Some recordings of the...
  3. david_phillips95

    Is My Shaft Normal?!?!

    Sorry it was a bad joke but on a more serious note....try draining your gearbox oil and checking for metal shavings, swarf etc, the issues you list above sound like a box issue or DMF, not a clutch issue. I have added possible faults but this is just possible issues it could be something else...
  4. david_phillips95

    Is My Shaft Normal?!?!

    Symptom 1 sounds like your gearbox has been shafted without enough lubrication
  5. david_phillips95

    Suzuka Grey Search

    Cheers! Things were looking promising there when L1ARR messaged me about buying his Suzuka S3 but haven't heard back from him in the last few days so I'm guessing he has changed his mind....ohh well the search goes on
  6. david_phillips95

    Going Stage 2+

    Yeah I remember you took the lot off my hands, SACHS or an RS3...I know what I would have haha
  7. david_phillips95

    Going Stage 2+

    You can get away with the OEM clutch, my friend ran his like this and it lasted till he sold the car which was over a year but he never really drove the cad hard. As RS3-KEL said its a huge difference with a performance clutch, if I done it again I would run the OEM setup till it gave up then I...
  8. david_phillips95

    Suzuka Grey Search

    I think the 5dr's are pretty cool so I'm easy with regards to the number of doors. The only thing that puts me off this car is it doesn't have the buckets. My last S3 never had them and I always said if I had another one it would have to have them.
  9. david_phillips95

    Fitted my Autotech internals!

    I can recall thinking mine was louder when I fitted the uprated pump. The uprated pumps require more force to operate so it would make sense for the operating noise to increase from OEM. Nothing to worry about...Enjoy S2+, I certainly did :)
  10. david_phillips95

    Going Stage 2+

    I ran the Sachs clutch with the OEM LUK DMF and it was great, although mine did start slipping after just over a year of hard driving and a few 1/4 mile launches but that is to be expected. With the Sachs kit fitted and DMF you will notice a slightly heavier clutch pedal but it's well worth it...
  11. david_phillips95

    Suzuka Grey Search

    Does anyone recognise this one I found on gumtree, looks clean and low miles also. Audi s3 sportback in Newcastle | Used Audi for sale | Gumtree.com Your thoughts and opinions would be appreciated. Thanks.
  12. david_phillips95

    My s3 Ibis White 8p

    Welcome! Loving the seats and colour!
  13. david_phillips95

    Suzuka Grey Search

    Time certainly does fly! Parted with the S3 around this time in 2011, Since then i have been looking back at pictures and wondering what was I thinking when i sold it haha
  14. david_phillips95

    Suzuka Grey Search

    Hi All, Its been around two years since i sold my Solar Orange S3 and Iv missed it ever since. I have decided it been long enough so im now looking for another S3 in Suzuka Grey preferably the facelifted model. Just thought i would create a thread to let you guys know Im searching for one and...
  15. david_phillips95

    Selling all my performance upgrades.

    Milltek, dbilas intake, autotech fuel pump internals, Sachs uprated clutch kit, LUK Dual mass flywheel and bolts. Cheers David
  16. david_phillips95

    Selling all my performance upgrades.

    Need a bigger car to suit my fishing and shooting. The S3 is far too good to take down farm roads etc. looking at a tiguan or something like that. Cheers David
  17. david_phillips95

    Selling all my performance upgrades.

    See link: http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/sale-audi-parts/124236-milltek-autotech-hpfp-h-r-springs-sachs-performance-clutch-dmf-more.html Thanks David
  18. david_phillips95

    Evoms, HnR springs, Milltek selling up

    I'll have the springs and I'll dib the evoms for my mate ;)
  19. david_phillips95

    Haldex Performance with wireless controller

    looks pretty sweet, beats wiring a switch into the dash. Davie
  20. david_phillips95

    Sachs clutch upgrade

    I replaced my DMF when i changed to the sachs clutch. You can get a brand new LUK DMF from www.buypartsby.com for just over £250.00 which is a brilliant price. i payed around £600.00 from Audi and its the exact same part
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