Tim's OEM+ B7 3.2 Avant build


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Hello folks, my name's Tim and this is my build documenting my 2006 A4 Avant which I've slowly been chipping away at the last 6 months.
Here's how it started, back in February, totally stock 2-owner car:

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Complete with very beige interior and "questionable" badging on the rear
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First order of business was to replace the ancient tyres and meh 17" wheels with some 18" Sparco Pro Corsa wheels shod in some Kuhmo PS31s from Tire Rack:

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This gave it a bit of a rollerskate stance but definitely a huge improvement!

Next up, got some tints installed and sorted out a plate delete panel in the front:
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Then in no particular order, S4 bits started appearing after spending too much time/money scouring ebay...
First to arrive was a 25th Anniversary two-tone steering wheel:
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I also installed S4 gauge foils (not pictured sadly).
My favourite interior mod to date, however, has to be these Recaro seats. They took some finding, but I managed to get a set of Ivory leather seats from a B7 S4 wagon with the leather in decent shape. The driver's seat motors and passenger airbag control module, however, were goosed, so I had to completely gut my stock seats to swap these bits over. After much swearing, I'm delighted with the result however!

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Also pictured above is my 2" birch shifter with recaro fabric boot, because of course!

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With the interior just so, I then started to turn my attention to the exterior again, and went back to ebay to source some more OEM + additions. First up was a rear spoiler from an S4 wagon, and a personal license plate.

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Next I sourced some S4 door blades and aluminium mirror caps. I combined this with a set of Eibach springs and an eBay honeycomb grill - to give you the look she has today:

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I'm currently on the hunt for an S-Line front bumper to bring together the front end, or considering splurging on a DTM one, but no rush - for now I really like the way she's looking.
In a future post I will detail the brembo little-BBK I put together, but for now, here's the first ~8 months of my build in one post to kick-start the thread. Comments welcome!

Rob Avant

Registered User
Nice work, your wagon is looking good.
You should post in the B7 section too, plenty of folks with a lot of love for the best shape A4 over there :thumbs up: