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Tj 0785

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Bought these back regretted selling these and seen hendo put them up for sale so had to get them back. At least I knew these were genuine unlike the plastic fakes I bought to replace them
 

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Made a start on editing images from the racing at Castle Combe this weekend... it include rounds 17 and 18 of the TCR UK race series...
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Would appear I took over 700 images somehow!!..

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warren9022

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I was the opposite, spent about a month planning it (the hardest bit was finding a double din console to experiment with). Like I said it’s a bit of a ball ache job (cutting cage, bracing it at the right height and dealing with all the problems that raising it causes) but I think it’s worth it for the finished look.

I definately think the A2 is crying out for an RNS-e unit...... :tearsofjoy:
 

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you modded the cage to lift it? that what I thought about doing afterwards... and I had a ****** centre console too to faff with... ah well

Just need to find the double din setup for the A2 and another RNSE.... at some point... :)

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warren9022

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With the climate controls using the same cage I couldn’t see any other way of doing it than cutting the cage in half, bracing it and elongating the fixing holes to allow it to sit higher. This allowed the climate controls to stay in the right place but raise the RNS-e unit.
The only cutting involved then is the ‘ledge’ that is left when you remove the chrome strip meaning you don’t have to touch any of the visible bottom edge....guaranteeing a good finish.
There’s a few other bits you need to do but they will become apparent when you start doing it. The one thing I missed before it was all finished and fitted back in was the 2 ‘feet’ that the cup holder sits on the top of the cage, I left these untouched but obviously they were now about 5mm higher which stopped the cup holder working. Had to file them off through the cup holder gap :tearsofjoy:
 

warren9022

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@syncro No mate, before I wired in the Canbus it worked great taking the time from the GPS signal, now it's all over the shop and only matches the time on the cluster occasionally!! Just one of those things I'll have to put up with til someone a lot cleverer than me comes up with a solution :angry:
 

syncro

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They usually stay in sync for the first 15 mins of the hour but then it all goes astray, the arrival time of the navigation will be off too. What we need are more bjarne cangate modules, there are plenty b5 s4/rs4 and 8l owners who would buy them.

I have sorted my time sync issue without a bjarne cangate but I have done this by modding later dashclocks from another model Audi to fit Inside the s3 cluster and my immobiliser is currently off so I have not had to match them to my ecu and key.
 

warren9022

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@syncro Yeah I would definately buy one, I don't know why it doesn't just give you the option of taking the time from the instrument cluster OR the GPS signal instead of just locking it to the cluster when the Canbus is connected. If you hear of any solutions drop me a line :thumbs up:
 

mark_S3

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Went to AITP today and parked on the ASN stand

Bit lonely as i had the only S3 8L car on the stand



Some nice S3 8L's elsewhere









Had a chat with some nice guy's on the Quattro stand who were helpful as i am thinking i getting one next year

Somehow didn't spot yours, however thats my Silver S3 you spotted.

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jojo

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Took my S3 out of the garage for a drive. Lol
 

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jojo

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Is that factory colour or is it wrapped? Don’t think I’ve ever seen a white one before
It’s a wrap, it was available in white from the factory, and ultra rare in this country. I’ve only known of 2 genuine examples.
 

jojo

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Hey Jo, you’ve still got the smashed S3 after all this time?? You planning on fixing it up?


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Hey bud, I still have it! Lol

Just too busy with life in general to do anything about it. Apart from a flat battery, it still starts and drives! Haha
 

S3JACKSON

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Too Much!

The rear door blades are not available from Audi now but were around £70 each

The front door blades are still available but stock is low, around £230 each and then they need painting
 

warren9022

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Lesson of the day....do NOT entrust your pride and joy to tyre fitters that think it’s ok to use your floor as a jacking point!!

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