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KrisKrk Jun 3, 2017

  1. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Finally ... after long time on my "to do list", time has come to do it ... .

    4 hours of prep and covering I've ... run out of cover tape 4 rolls of decorating tape has left me with 2 doors and both side mirrors not covered.
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    Hopefully will pick up some more tape tomorrow from local 1000 and 1 pieces shop and complete this mod.

    So far ... back ache's and I'm fed up with it.
    Little bit more patience will result soon with look I was after. Fingers crossed.


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  3. RAF_S7

    RAF_S7 Registered User Gold Supporter It's my birthday

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    Why are you not wrapping It?
     
  4. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Tried twice and couldn't get around the rear/boot window chrome curve. Wanted to have it all in one piece but failed.
    Plastidip looks like my inly option.


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  5. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Got the tape so finished masking.
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    and off We go with first cote

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    Another one in half an hour


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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Another coat

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    and it already looks like I wanted

    Remembered that I haven't done rear A6 badge so ...
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    second coat on that also


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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Allowing some extra drying time but already looking wicked
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  8. seasidestevo

    seasidestevo Registered User

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    would it not be easier to take the trim off for a better finish ?
     
  9. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    It would, Steve but they pita to remove.
    Would've done it looooong time ago.
    So far, finished product looks like that
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    Few spots need touch ups but overall, I'm happy with result

    Once the car is washed, I'll drop some daylight pictures.


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    RAF_S7 Registered User Gold Supporter It's my birthday

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    Looks good, will be interesting to see how it stands up to everyday wear and tear.

    I had the S7 chrome wrapped.
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  11. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Thank you Raf.

    Did you do it yourself or pro's?

    The rear end of the trim on your car is even more difficult as have sharper curve.


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  13. RAF_S7

    RAF_S7 Registered User Gold Supporter It's my birthday

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    Had my local wrap pro do the work in Newbury. About £130 if I remember correct.

    Cheers,
    John.
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Had various thing plastidipped in the past and even on this car, including recent dipped grille and it's holding great. Even pressure washer not doing any harm, if applied correctly and I did.

    Once the car is clean sorted you'll see the whole package.

    You motor look great too


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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Waht do you guys think of that?

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  16. RAF_S7

    RAF_S7 Registered User Gold Supporter It's my birthday

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    I like the black look, but I'd also think about doing the roof rails :racer:
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Yeah,I know. It would go together well.
    Wanted to keep the silver details (mirrors, rear diffusor, front lip, badges).
    Maybe later


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    that's looking pretty damn good to be honest. My chrome bits need a polish to restore shine but seeing this is nice. well done fella.
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Thank you Pete.
    It took some time to do and effort but it was worth it.

    Like John (@TAF_57) said "if it'll stands to everyday wear and tear" and with a huge pity must say it hasn't

    After few rides it started to peel off at the door frames. Door rubber rub's it hard.
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    I think it is time to wrap it


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    That's a shame


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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Aaaand all gone
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    Well, the door surround is gone.
    Left the handle and lower door trim chrome dipped.

    Already have an idea how to delete it to hopefully longer lasting result.
    Pity my wife doesn't like it
     
  22. seasidestevo

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    getting it wrapped this time?
     
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  23. Redbaron1973

    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    Had my chrome round windows and roof rails wrapped. Need to decide on exhaust and get black tails next.


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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    oh and the door handle bits..
     
  25. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Still thinking about it as my better half is complaining about the "ugly look" car had with chromes deleted :sob:
    Have to chauffeur her around so she think she can complaint. LOL
     
  26. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Yes. Door handle and lower door trim chromes are still deleted. Look alright like that.
    Need to clean, wash and polish the car but will post some pictures.
    Roof rails are also left non deleted as they not as much shiny.

    Thinking about the side skirts in sliver also. Think it will add nice touch to the color scheme I try to do and nicer appearance.

    All this might be even disturbed by recent agreement with my wife, that We like new Sepang colour. Maybe I will get the car wrapped in that shade and chromes with bits, wrapped in black high gloss. We'll see:racer:
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    also on my "to-do-list" are the exhaust tips. Don't want to change the whole back boxes as it may be too loud.
    Have currently B pillars and small triangles on back doors carbon wrapped as a trial if I like it. Was thinking of carbon exhaust tips to complement it but cannot find any to suit my liking.
     
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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    i wouldnt worry about noise TDI's rarely increase much in volume.
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Seen and heard a video on YT where a guy gutted he's 2.0 A6 C6 back boxes and fit a straight pip in them. It certainly increased the buzz volume while idle. Also louder with acceleration
     
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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    Yeah but it is all relative.. gut and straight pipe a v10 and you get this:

     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    WOW! That is too loud for me.
    I would like to still enjoy the quality of the ride.
    Will consider it but would like to hear it in reality. Maybe will attend a show or meet with someone who had done mufflerectomy.
     
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    Grill done. IMG_0368.JPG
     
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  34. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Looks wicked. Did you just changed to honeycomb or deleted chrome?

    Love your interior, man.
    Always fancied dark colour cars and light interior.
    Are these RS seats?


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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    Replaced s6 2 tone grey stock grill with gloss black rs6 honeycomb. Supersport Seats are std on the S6.

    The seats are a pig to keep clean. Far more work than the tan in my 7 series.
     
  36. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Right. Just noticed double twin exhaust you've got.

    Looks really nice all blacked out, bud.

    So it is SE and Sline have those standard seats?

    What's the comfort in your seats? Comparable to Sline and difference is only in headrest or much better seating?


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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    Those seats are in the S6 /RS6 V10's only. Can't comment on comfort as haven't been in another A6 4F in 10years.

    They are pretty decent seats - but could do with massage function.
     
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    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Did you got it brand new from the showroom?
    Was it at least the option back then, to have a massage seats?

    I love Alcantara on my Sline seats.
    Would probably boil with full leather ones in these weathers.

    I'm sure light interior require more work and care but the look it has is something different.
    Daily only me drives it and I think I could cope with off white interior. If I would drive kids around every day, I know I wouldn't.
    I'll see in future as the growing up so school runs might start and than I will be worshiping current dark interior. LoL

    Roof lining and pillars could be done in something more appealing and matching to Alcantara rather what they did currently.
    Feels cheap and rubbish, compare to seats.

    Mate has a 2013 Honda CRV and he loves it but he recently got a ride in mine and even he confirmed better finish on interior. He's just disgusting plastic and leather seats. Uuggghhhhh


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    Redbaron1973 V10's rule

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    I think only massage on the S8..

    Still - it's not a daily driver.
     
  40. KrisKrk

    KrisKrk A6 C6 4F 2010 LeMans Avant

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    Here she is:

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    As promised, fresh picture with chrome delete around the windows taken off.

    Got her yesterday washed, waxed, polished and all that.
    Sore arm but result is brilliant.




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