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It's not rocket science to see what this thread is for lol :D

Pictures and comments welcome ;)
 
Here's my pics... Picked it up Saturday. A3 S Line Saloon. Aluminium inlays light upgrade, 5 Twin spoke upgrade alloys, heated seats , rear parking sensors, high beam assist, auto dimming rear view mirror, smokers pack ( although I don't smoke)
 

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:respekt:First time I've seen those alloys. Stunning. Suit it really well. :yes:
 
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:respekt:First time I've seen those alloys. Stunning. Suit it really well. :yes:
Thanks mate... New for the fl so was a bit of a gamble but am real happy with em
 
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Love the Wheels. I made your pic bigger as well :)
 
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dont want to be the bearer of bad news but someone has had a go at your number plates with a paintball gun!!
On a serious note car looks awesome, like the wheels.
 
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dont want to be the bearer of bad news but someone has had a go at your number plates with a paintball gun!!
At least they avoided the paintwork! :D
 
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Collected this morning. Not had a chance to have a proper play yet. Please with how it turned out.

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dont want to be the bearer of bad news but someone has had a go at your number plates with a paintball gun!!
On a serious note car looks awesome, like the wheels.
pesky little sods round here
 
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Collected this morning. Not had a chance to have a proper play yet. Please with how it turned out.
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looks great that... did they do the reveal thing with the sheet in the private room like they did for me?
 
Here's my pics... Picked it up Saturday. A3 S Line Saloon. Aluminium inlays light upgrade, 5 Twin spoke upgrade alloys, heated seats , rear parking sensors, high beam assist, auto dimming rear view mirror, smokers pack ( although I don't smoke)

Stunning car - congratulations !!

What's the close up of on the last but one photo I can't quite make it out ?
 
Stunning car - congratulations !!

What's the close up of on the last but one photo I can't quite make it out ?

Looks like the rear door inlay
 
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Yes mate. They offered to make a handover video too although I declined.
They installed the Audi rings LED puddle lights as well just before I got there.
Collected my previous A4 on the September 1st with the usual hustle and bustle going on. This handover was a lot less frantic.
Yours looks very tidy.

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Stunning car - congratulations !!

What's the close up of on the last but one photo I can't quite make it out ?
It's the light inlays in the rear seat doors.. Thought might just have the inlays in the front doors but they are actually in the rear ones too
 
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Yes mate. They offered to make a handover video too although I declined.
They installed the Audi rings LED puddle lights as well just before I got there.
Collected my previous A4 on the September 1st with the usual hustle and bustle going on. This handover was a lot less frantic.
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I had a black A3 last time...(but never black again) and a white car previous to that so wanted to try a different colour. But I Horta say the white looks great and should be easier to looks after as regards polishing. I found AG super resin polish and a coat of wax was a pretty easy way to keep it looking great
 
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With the White @gripross use the AG SRP but top it with AG EGP. Gives a great deep gloss look.
 
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I had a black A3 last time...(but never black again) and a white car previous to that so wanted to try a different colour. But I Horta say the white looks great and should be easier to looks after as regards polishing. I found AG super resin polish and a coat of wax was a pretty easy way to keep it looking great
Yeh I fancied something different too. Done the blacks, blues, reds and greys.
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With the White @gripross use the AG SRP but top it with AG EGP. Gives a great deep gloss look.
@gripross - You don't want that @Scottyg lol
For white, I would use a base coat of Sonax Xtreme Protect + Shine Hybrid followed by 2 weekly top ups of Sonax Xtreme Brilliant Shine Detailer
Just saying ... ;) :D
 
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Lovely motors to all who have collected.

I want them door sills!
 
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Think a lit up 'S' badge on a A3 is a bit too misleading personally (yes I know its 'S-Line'). But then I am a bit of a badge Nazi....
 
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Just been on a 50 mile round trip to Birmingham. Impressed with how compliant the upgraded SLine suspension is. Far more forgiving than on my last A4 which was very crash bang wallop.

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Got mine this morning :yahoo:

Thankfully the rear diffuser is nowhere near as bright silver as shown on the configurator.

I had read the horror stories of owning a black car and considered changing to Daytona or even Vegas yellow, but was reassured by the dealer that the black would be fine and sure enough the car is a beauty, especially with the privacy glass. Sadly, despite the forecast, today was a sunny day and as soon as I got home and parked in the sun all I could see was major swirl marks everywhere! I'm not a detailer, or even an experienced car washer, so the maintenance of black paint now terrifies me! It will be an experience, quite possibly one I won't want to repeat! Perhaps that's why the dealer threw in a posh case filled with AutoGlym life shine products and microfibres cloths!

Only have a couple of pics in the handover bay for now, spent most of the day playing rather than taking pics, will get some better shots tomorrow if it stays dry!

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Lovely looking SB. Better get yourself over to the detailing section. My advice would be up get it professionally corrected and ceramic coated. It will make ownership of a black car much simpler as you won't put swirls on it.
 
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Lovely looking SB. Better get yourself over to the detailing section. My advice would be up get it professionally corrected and ceramic coated. It will make ownership of a black car much simpler as you won't put swirls on it.

+1

Although if its solid black you are going to have an up hill battle on your hands...! Mythos Black is much more hard wearing and a good ceramic and decent wash routine will see you swirl free :)

Doesn't half look good in black. Although I think that for pretty much all Audi's! Congrats!
 
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I think getting it professionally detailed is definitely on the cards, but it's gonna be quite a while before I have any money for that. I think I'll just have to get it dirty instead so you don't see the swirls! And yes, it's solid black, not metallic :sadlike:

Thankfully sunny days are rare in Belfast so it's not the end of the world. Looks good in the dark too!
 
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In that case, get some Poorboys Blackhole, give it a few coats and then put a good wax or sealant over the top of it. The Blackhole is a glaze which will fill in the swirls. It won't take them away but will hide them for a while, especially if it is topped with a decent product. If it were me I'd use Dodo Juice Purple Haze and top that with CarPro Reload. Bit of work but it will keep the car looking well for a few months.
 
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Got mine this morning :yahoo:

Thankfully the rear diffuser is nowhere near as bright silver as shown on the configurator.

I had read the horror stories of owning a black car and considered changing to Daytona or even Vegas yellow, but was reassured by the dealer that the black would be fine and sure enough the car is a beauty, especially with the privacy glass. Sadly, despite the forecast, today was a sunny day and as soon as I got home and parked in the sun all I could see was major swirl marks everywhere! I'm not a detailer, or even an experienced car washer, so the maintenance of black paint now terrifies me! It will be an experience, quite possibly one I won't want to repeat! Perhaps that's why the dealer threw in a posh case filled with AutoGlym life shine products and microfibres cloths!

Only have a couple of pics in the handover bay for now, spent most of the day playing rather than taking pics, will get some better shots tomorrow if it stays dry!

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In that case, get some Poorboys Blackhole, give it a few coats and then put a good wax or sealant over the top of it.
Got to do mine :( Looking outside now it's hit and miss if it's going to rain or not, so I may just give it a wash for now...I've got 3 weeks off so plenty of time to do the big one :)
 
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The Hankook's look like they have a decent rim protector , would you care to do a £1 coin test with pic ?

Wheel and tyre widths ?
yes mate i sort of get the jist of what you want but can you explain exactly what you mean? and ye i gotta say it was the first thing i thought that the built in wheel protector should help keep the alloys in good nick
 
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