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DickoB8’s 2.0 TDI S Line Avant Build Thread

DickoB8 Oct 3, 2018

  1. DickoB8

    DickoB8 A4 Avant S Line Excecutive

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    Hi there I picked up my Ibis White B8 Avant 2.0 TDI 170 S Line Executive the other month it’s a nice upgrade from my previous Seat Exeo ST (Snidey A4 B7). The Exeo had the 140bhp engine so the A4 is a nice power increase but still economical enough. I’ve always being into German cars previously owned 3 Mini Cooper S’s (2 hatches, 1 Clubman) , a polo TDi briefly for a daily and the SEAT which was a rebadged A4 B7.

    It has lots of extras including full heated leather, B&O, Sat Nav, Black Pack, Electric Seats, Electric Tailgate, RS4 19’s, Mulimedia package, Park Plus, Technology pack, comfort pack, Adaptive Lights with High Beam Assist.

    The chap had owned the car from new and has only covered 55k so should do us for some time! So far Ive had the cambelt & waterpump changed along with a service at my local VAG specialist (VASSTECH) using all genuine parts. I’ve also fitted a Carbox boot liner which was a must for us as a pram spends the majority of the time in there. My dad had his Genuine cup holder ashtray left over from his A3 so I’ve pilfered it :)

    Future plans:
    • New discs & pads
    • Replace rear tyres
    • And just enjoy the car and get some miles covered!!

    Pics to follow once I’ve worked out how to use this resize app I’ve downloaded:)







    Nick
     
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  3. DickoB8

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  11. JG51 AUD

    JG51 AUD Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Supercharged Audi S5 Black Edition quattro

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    Nice car, suggestion, de-badge the rear, add black rings. This mod makes the back of the car look a lot nicer, especially when it's a Black Ed.

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  13. DickoB8

    DickoB8 A4 Avant S Line Excecutive

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    Thanks, Ive been considering debadging tbe rear unsure on the black badges but could leave the ring badge on for now and possibly change at a later date. It’s not actually a black edition this car but has been specced like one with a few more toys. I originally wanted a black edition but couldn’t get my head around no mmi buttons around the centre console it looks naked with out :)
     
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    JG51 AUD Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Supercharged Audi S5 Black Edition quattro

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    Looks like a Black Ed. black gloss interior door inlays etc. only thing that seems to be missing is a Flat Bottom steering wheel.

    De-badged with Black rings looks really good, but it's your car mate, de-badged with silver rings looks good too.

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  15. DickoB8

    DickoB8 A4 Avant S Line Excecutive

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    Yeah it’s an odd one it’s a S Line Excecutive Spec but the original owner specced the Black pack etc. I’ve got the original invoice which with all the extras was just short of 34k! Can the black badges be purchased or do the original ones require spraying?
     
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    JG51 AUD Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Supercharged Audi S5 Black Edition quattro

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    Seems like you got yourself a good one with plenty of options fitted. :thumbs up:

    You can get the black rings on ebay, just make sure you get the same size as original one, a lot are smaller. I got the one for an A8, I think.......

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  17. DickoB8

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    Carbox LS form mat fitted

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    Picked up some bargain brand new Genuine rubber mats F&R for £30 on eBay they were only 20 miles down the road as well!

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    Also it’s taken me a couple of months to realise this, when cleaning today I came across the first aid kit behind the armrest. Was this a standard thing on the B8?

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  19. Geoff Morritt

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    Nice car you have there...Not sure if you would be interested, but I have the same make/model and got a company called Celtic tuning to re-map the 170bhp engine up to a healthy 230! with a similar rise in torque. Cost was £300. As this was there stage 1 re-map, it will work well with all standard components too!
     
  20. DickoB8

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    Thanks Geoff, that’s an impressive gain! I was imagining 200-210 max, I’m quite happy with the power for now but I will never rule out a remap
     
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  21. DickoB8

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    Gave the Avant a well deserved clay, polish and seal today ready for the coming months. Gave the Carbon collective hybrid spray a go for the first time, application is a simple as spray on leave for 2 mins then jetwash off vigorously to activate. Supposedly should last 3 months so time will tell but it’s so easy to use as you cover the full car including windows and wheels.

    Also debadged the rear leaving the four rings and S Line badge. I know most leave only the four rings but I quite like the S Line badge.

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