RS3 8V France

patrice-45 france

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Hi , ma nyme is patrice , i am backer and am 46 years old .
I have an RS3 since August 2016 .
here are some pictures after the purchase.
Full Black (panther) wiht covering carbon 3D
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and here , picture with H&R and KW spacer
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I will inform you of the evolutions until today. Bye patrice
 

Evotion

The Greed For Speed
Très bien.
Superbe combinaison.
En fait, j’aime la garniture rouge autour des roués.
 

patrice-45 france

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Nice motor. And without doubt the best colour!
Thanks D0C .
Very nice mate.
thanks again .
Très bien.
Superbe combinaison.
En fait, j’aime la garniture rouge autour des roués.
Thanks . Cool , Tu parles français Evotion ? ( Do you speek french ? )
En fait , on appelles ça " un filet rouge "( red line or red net ?) , très inspiré du " tuning Allemand ". ( german tuning )
 

Evotion

The Greed For Speed
Un peu. m
Ma famille a une maison près de fougères.

It is frustrating that we have to buy these ****** excellent German hatchbacks!
The French and the English just don't compete at this level of hatchback.


I still miss my 1990 Renault 5 Turbo though :)
 

patrice-45 france

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To start, here is my configuration when I buy it in Audi :
Additional options : ( Sorry if bad translate , i look on Audi UK )

Audi RS3 in france , in 2016/07 : 56295 Euros
Audi Warranty extensions to 3 years : 385 euros
Panther black : 1100
Full led front : 935
Sport RS seats lunar with
granite grey stitching 900
Advanced keys ( no additional options in france )
B&O sound system 645
Rear view camera 495
Matt aluminium styling pack 785
Panoramic glass sunroof 1330
Inlays aluminium race 110
Door mirrors full electrical 75
MMI GPS Advanced 1995
Audi Pre-sense basic 245
Brake calippers painted in red 365
RS sport exhaust 1030
Audi magnetic ride 1190
Total Price without registration 67880
me, registration with 235 tires 5500.81
other " " 255 " 9500.81 .

In August 2016 , I had the carbon covering ,on the aluminum pack styling , because I like no aluminium pack .
And painted alloy wheels in black with " motorbike red stickers ", as well as "total teinted " privaty Glass .

interior RS seats :
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In February 2017 , K&N filter with HG 3.5" Intake pipe .
Also MTM Cantronic , with " Pedal box " and Display P3Cars .
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A little later, I would tell you the rest .
 

patrice-45 france

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Un peu. m
Ma famille a une maison près de fougères.

It is frustrating that we have to buy these ****** excellent German hatchbacks!
The French and the English just don't compete at this level of hatchback.


I still miss my 1990 Renault 5 Turbo though :)

i live in Orléans .
Renault super5 GT Turbo ,is a very nice car "for daily " !

I had before my RS3, among others , since my 18/20 years .
Golf one GTI 1800 Pirelli , Golf II GTI 16v , Golf II GTI G60 , Golf II Rallye G60 , Corrado G60 , Golf III GTI 16v , Golf III VR6 , Audi A3 8L TDI 130 , Audi A3 8P 3.2 Quattro , Audi S3 8P , Golf VI GTD , 1 Mini cooper S MkII , 2 Mini Cooper S Mk III JCW , Jaguar XKR-S 550 , Audi RS4 B8
 

patrice-45 france

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In April 2017 ,I have traveled 3,500 km (2180 miles) since the MTM cantronic , I decide to go to the higher stage .
I buy :

- Forge Intercooler
- Milltek Secondary Catalyst Bypass ( temporarily to modify the catalysts )
- H&R Lowering Springs ( for the look )
- Forge Boost Hose (color red)
- ST Wheel Spacer Kit 12.5mm ( still for the look )
- High Capacity Piston Valve with Fitting Kit ( for a next upgrade )
- Forge Boost Sensor Adaptor ( to connect my P3Cars in pressure real )
- Autotech HPFP Kit
- PPH OEM Look with 200 CPI .
- DP Bull-X
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After installation, I took my RS to KSF / MRC .
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In red is OEM with DP -Forge intercooler - 200 cell-Autotech HPFP

In Balck is same as Red whith MTM Cantronic

In Green is Stage II KSF/MRC .

I have made other changes since .
 

Evotion

The Greed For Speed
Nice! Impressive car.
You have such nice roads over in France and very little traffic - compared to UK. Very envious.
 

patrice-45 france

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Today , naratives of some modifications .
Purchase and assembly of complete ceramic brake kit OEM RS3 FL .
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Installing Audi S3 wheel hubs . ( Shorter 10 mm / 0.3937 inch." )
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Weight gained with ceramics = 4.5 Kgs per side

Installation of 4 MB-Design wheels in 8.5x20 inches ET 45 , with 235/30/20 Continental CSC6
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I looked for lightweight wheel .
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These alloy wheels were very beautiful, but very fragile.
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I broke them in less than a month.So I buy other alloy wheels, and also lighter .
ISPIRI FFR5 8.5 X20 ET 42 , with spacer in the front = ET 39 .
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Otherwise, I still have other developments, including the TTE 500, which franck from KSF / MRC is waiting since the me of June, still not received.
And no explanation for the delay.:blownose:
 

patrice-45 france

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Sorry for my english ,but I do not master the technical terms

Because the brake discs FL are offset by 7 mm. The new FL wheels also from elsewhere . 8.0 ET 42 instead of ET 49 and 8.5 ET 46 instead ET 53 .

There are two solutions.
The first : put spacer of 7 mm on the caliper support, but the caliper do not pass in the Rotor , it is therefore necessary also for the wheel .
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Second solutions : 3 mm machined caliper support . 3 mm + 7 mm offset brake discs = Total 10 mm , and replace the wheel bearing with a 10 mm shorter (S3 8V) , then a 10mm spacer is needed to recover the offset wheel .
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I put 12.5 mm, to have a neutral behavior, more " understeer "
Did you manage to understand?
 

patrice-45 france

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Therefore today, the continuation of the evolutions in progress .

To perfect the braking, visually and in performance , I have already received the goodridge brake lines and the Vagbremtechnic Rear 356x22 discs upgrade kit . I also took the option OEM wave Brakes discs RS6 .
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To improve the chassis , I focused on the brand 034 motorsport .
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And sway bar H&R
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For the suspension , to remove Magnetic ride , I took the KW cancellation kit to install Bilstein Clubsport .

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Bilstein have a delay of 30 days for stock-out !!!
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And of course as I said before, I waited for the TTE500 since May 24 , to do an Upgrade 3 at KSF / MRC .
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To accompany this upgrade, the Cat-back No-resonated Milltek with Cerabote black will be installed (Already received at franck KSF / MRC )

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And finally, a last photo .
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Bye , Patrice
 

msdmjb

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Bonjour Patrice, bienvenue.
J'habite pres de Albi (81) et j'ai une S3 boite mechanique. J'ai deja parle avec Audi d'une nouvelle RS3 mais avec le malus c'est trop trop cher (pour une Audi A3!). Dans trois ans en France j'ai vu deux Audi S3 et une Audi RS3!

Une question svp, la MTM.......avez vous l'acheter en France? Si oui ou? Et aussi, votre insurance.........probleme?
Merci
 

dunes7

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Bonjour Patrice, bienvenue.
J'habite pres de Albi (81) et j'ai une S3 boite mechanique. J'ai deja parle avec Audi d'une nouvelle RS3 mais avec le malus c'est trop trop cher (pour une Audi A3!). Dans trois ans en France j'ai vu deux Audi S3 et une Audi RS3!

Une question svp, la MTM.......avez vous l'acheter en France? Si oui ou? Et aussi, votre insurance.........probleme?
Merci

As Manuel would say "Que?"
 

patrice-45 france

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Bonjour Patrice, bienvenue.
J'habite pres de Albi (81) et j'ai une S3 boite mechanique. J'ai deja parle avec Audi d'une nouvelle RS3 mais avec le malus c'est trop trop cher (pour une Audi A3!). Dans trois ans en France j'ai vu deux Audi S3 et une Audi RS3!

Une question svp, la MTM.......avez vous l'acheter en France? Si oui ou? Et aussi, votre insurance.........probleme?
Merci
As Manuel would say "Que?"

Hi manuel and dunes7 .
Good process exchange, I know my English is not very good , sorry . Correct my spelling when I'm wrong ,like this, I will progress . Thanks :happy:

To dunes , "que ?" correspond to "than" in french . What or how is more appropriate .

To Manuel , You are English and live in France ?
J'habites prés de Albi (81) et j'ai une S3 boite mécanique. J'ai déjà parlé avec Audi d'une nouvelle RS3 , mais avec le malus c'est trop trop cher (pour une Audi A3!). En trois ans en France , je n'ai vu que deux Audi S3 et une Audi RS3!
"Une question svp, le MTM........... l'avez vous acheter en France? Si oui , où? Et aussi, votre assurance.........problème?

on a forum, as with friends , we can say : stp (s'il te plait ) instead of svp , and tu instead of vous .

So, no, I did not buy the MTM Cantronic in france, but in germany .In France, it is too expensive . Besides, I sell it because I no longer need it ,my MTM can only be mounted on RS3 8V . No V-max limit .
Nothing is declared to the insurance, because nothing is homologated in France . Just unplug it, it takes 5 minutes, as for a servicing at AUDI .

Bye:salute:
 

msdmjb

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merde ;) a combination of trying to work in English whilst writing French (hate writing in a foreign language) using a UK keyboard for which I couldn't be bothered putting in accents, sorry. Yes, of UK origin but living in southern France regularly blatting over the black mountains between Albi and Beziers........recommended.
 

patrice-45 france

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Very nice region, on the french forum, a member live not far from home, with a Daytona RS3 8V . In the cevennes and he is really friendly .
 

Hal Adams

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Nothing is declared to the insurance, because nothing is homologated in France . Just unplug it, it takes 5 minutes, as for a servicing at AUDI .

Bye:salute:

A very brave statement to make - especially in France where insurance companies will spend more than the value of a claim just to avoid paying out on the claim:rage:
You won't be unplugging anything with your last sight of the car being winched onto a depannage camion after some chav in a Golf R has got in your way high tailing it on the outside lane of the A10...best always imo, tell the insurers everything, especially where you have 67k€ at stake:fearscream:
 
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Hal Adams

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To perfect the braking, visually and in performance , I have already received the goodridge brake lines and the Vagbremtechnic Rear 356x22 discs upgrade kit . I also took the option OEM wave Brakes discs RS6 .
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I hope you mean you took the option of the RS7 discs - RS6s are too shallow...
How much was the total? A pity you did not support Tom Wrigley who makes the same kit and is a site sponsor...
 

patrice-45 france

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A very brave statement to make - especially in France where insurance companies will spend more than the value of a claim just to avoid paying out on the claim:rage:

You can not declare anything to insurance ! as a rule, there is never a search, except for multiple fatal accidents .

You won't be unplugging anything with your last sight of the car being winched onto a depannage camion after some chav in a Golf R has got in your way high tailing it on the outside lane of the A10...best always imo, tell the insurers everything, especially where you have 67k€ at stake:fearscream:

Sorry , I did not succeed in understanding ?
 
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patrice-45 france

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I hope you mean you took the option of the RS7 discs - RS6s are too shallow...
How much was the total? A pity you did not support Tom Wrigley who makes the same kit and is a site sponsor...
Yes, I know, I had contacted on E-bay.uk for the front brake kit, but delivery included in france, it cost me 3600 euros (conversion fee included), my conversion ceramics cost me 5200 euros .
And for the rear kit , I buy at Awesome GTI . Brake discs , pads and kit cost me 900 livres sterling , inclued shipping . Is around 1066 euros .
 

Hal Adams

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Yes, I know, I had contacted on E-bay.uk for the front brake kit, but delivery included in france, it cost me 3600 euros (conversion fee included), my conversion ceramics cost me 5200 euros .
And for the rear kit , I buy at Awesome GTI . Brake discs , pads and kit cost me 900 livres sterling , inclued shipping . Is around 1066 euros .
That is good price to include shipping. I have not heard of Awesome GTI, so well spotted! I think it is cheaper than Tome Wrigley's price!
Pity you did not buy it last week - with their crazy Brexit, it would have been 960€:rock:
 
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Hal Adams

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Sorry , I did not succeed in understanding ?
Apologies - it is me being cynical towards youngsters in Golf Rs who give me a hard time. I use the A10 as it is an autoroute I know well being your drag into Paris...

Now that older Golf R is getting more affordable, it seems to me - in France anyway - that it is the car of choice over the Imprezza for the young now, and it seems that they target me to 'have a go with them' to the point they dance around me trying to goad me into one of their races. I have a clip from my rear dashcam of one weaving behind me no more than a metre from my rear bumper when I had my cruise control locked at 138kph... I cannot find it just now, but will post it when I find the card (why are these SD cards getting so small..?!) I really fear one day one of them is going to cause an accident.
 

patrice-45 france

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That is good price to include shipping. I have not heard of Awesome GTI, so well spotted! I think it is cheaper than Tome Wrigley's price!
Pity you did not buy it last week - with their crazy Brexit, it would have been 960€:rock:

No luck, that would have been even better, but I ordered them in July .:cry:
 

patrice-45 france

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Apologies - it is me being cynical towards youngsters in Golf Rs who give me a hard time. I use the A10 as it is an autoroute I know well being your drag into Paris...

Now that older Golf R is getting more affordable, it seems to me - in France anyway - that it is the car of choice over the Imprezza for the young now, and it seems that they target me to 'have a go with them' to the point they dance around me trying to goad me into one of their races. I have a clip from my rear dashcam of one weaving behind me no more than a metre from my rear bumper when I had my cruise control locked at 138kph... I cannot find it just now, but will post it when I find the card (why are these SD cards getting so small..?!) I really fear one day one of them is going to cause an accident.
The A10 motorway, goes to Orleans, Paris is 1 hour drive .
I see what you're talking about , and of what type of youth also .
 

dbm

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Very impressive modifications! Very thorough.

I had an 8L S3 which I had modified extensively - brakes, suspension, cooling and engine map. In my experience that is pretty much the order that cars should be modified in to get the best result. However most people just stick a map in and nothing more.
 

D0C

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Very impressive modifications! Very thorough.

I had an 8L S3 which I had modified extensively - brakes, suspension, cooling and engine map. In my experience that is pretty much the order that cars should be modified in to get the best result. However most people just stick a map in and nothing more.
If you're not tracking a car then a map is a very simple and affordable way of releasing some extra straight line performance. Brakes can be very expensive to upgrade. Personally, I don't need them and the standard brakes are fine for road use.
 

dbm

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If you're not tracking a car then a map is a very simple and affordable way of releasing some extra straight line performance. Brakes can be very expensive to upgrade. Personally, I don't need them and the standard brakes are fine for road use.
Having done all the above I found the bakes and suspension actually made the most difference to fast driving, even on a road.

Better brakes delays the point of commitment, better suspension allows you to carry more speed. Extra power gives the biggest feeling of increased performance, but it only counts when accelerating (naturally) and you need to do less of that with better brakes and suspension. :)
 

terminator x

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I'm the same, brakes + suspension transformed the car from very good to great. Well played having such a well sorted car.

TX.

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patrice-45 france

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If you want to take full advantage of the upgrade, braking and suspension improvements are essential .
It all depends on your use, but I feel more secure with the brakes .

a video of my detailing .

and one from 0 to 100 km / h
 

Ed_rx7

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Patrice. , what spec are your wheels, width and ET please
 
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