Got a strange f...g noise on my S1, see this video (max volume or with a headphones)
At the iddle point, can hear a cyclic noise and then while I'm driving a whistle.
This noise appears only when the engine is warm and currently it's very low and too difficult to make it notcied by a...
Sort I wrote good tire not goodyear (my phone changed it). You may be right, this size isn t easy to find. That s why I think 215 45 17 should be the best option in 17" to get a full choice even semi slick.
Just a comment about tires: did you notice that Audi proposes 215/40/17 tires as a correspondance to the 225/35/18 ?
In spite the outer diameter of this 17" tires is 11mm less than the 18". I would think it is out of tolerance.. strange
So why not taking the 215/45/17, the difference is the same...
Sure you're right, must be a weakpoint of the car as it occured for several people. Now considering engine torque improvement (370Nm to 470Nm): with S1 full gearbox ratio in first gear, if i'm right max output torque may vary from 5000Nm to 6300Nm. Only half of this can be transfered to rear...
Hi, I'm a newbie here. Your bad experience may worry most of us.
As you broke 2 CV joints, don't you think there might be a disfunction on your car ?
I mean that CV joints are usually designed for twice the maximum torque at the Wheel. And torque high values are reached during "accidental phase"...
My name is Olivier, recent owner of a vegas full S1.
Had several hot hatches an youngtimers before such as Ford and Renault RS. This is my first audi sport and I really enjoy driving with. I am here to follow threads about upgrades & news.
Thanks for accepting me in your community