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    Both fuel trims 0... whats up!?

    Vcds . Block 032. Both fuel trims are on 0. Recently had everything unplugged doing jobs... got it all back together... drove it around the estate and noticed boost gauge is now sitting at 0 at idle!? And when i rev a tad it goes up! Doesnt make sense... cars running very rich.. sounds like...
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    What should throttle body % be at with engine off? VCDS

    I Was playing around on Vagcom today and noticed. My throttle body % is around 7% with engine turned off. Is this correct? Or should it be 0%? And then i put it fully down and it only went up to 85% shouldnt it go to 100%? I tried to go on throttle body alignment but its wouldnt do anything...
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    Good quality oil filters k&n?

    Anyone ever used k&n oil filters on there 1.8t? Worth getting?
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    Which clutch slave cylinder?

    Hi all just replacing my clutch slave cylinder. Which brand do people reccormend to go for on this part? Eurocarparts list 2 different brands... sachs or luk? Sure i read somewhere someone had issues with one brand but cant find the thread...
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    Direnza radiator...

    Anyone had issues with the direnza radiators leaking where the hoses attach? Fitted with new o-rings but still doesnt feel the best! Have heard others mention wedging another o-ring into the end gap but not sure on this... any input?
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    Never ending s3 has another issue....

    Hello all...my s3 has now developed a strange issue an i dont have a clue what it is.... The story. Car was fine.. i left it for 2 months on axle stands while i did some work on it....now driving it judders violently in reverse! and downshifting mainly 3rd-2nd.... clutch/flywheel/pressure...
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    Powersteering layout / cooler for trackdays...

    Hello, I have a split powersteering pipe... So Im going along the route of simplifying the layout of the pipes and also fitting an mishimoto cooler as my car is primary used as weekend car / trackday car. I found this photo online from this forum showing the path the fluid takes...
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    Insight into after run pump!?

    My water after run pump has stopped working. There is a split wire somewhere as when i give it 12v it works... it is going to be a knightmare to trace back the broken wire! Does anyone know how this thing works? Does it only come on when engine is off? Can it be removed? I always take it easy...
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    Arp flywheel bolts

    Can anyone point me in the rite direction for the arp flywheel bolts for using the standard flywheel...only ones i can find are for single mass flywheel? Thanks..
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    1.9tdi a3 looking to buy..any pointers??

    Hi im on the look out for a a3 1.9tdi 130bhp 08 onwards model ( from reading up these seem to be the best ones to go for! Realible etc.. Anything apart from the obvious service history etc i should keep an eye out for on these cars? Any common problems etc? Thanks in advance. Limbo.
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    best buy brake kit? track day use etc...

    Hi all... my s3 is in need of some better brakes!! Currently have r32 setup 330mm discs. Ive seen alot fit LCR brembos. Seem good value for money But what else is there for next stage up? Ideally 2 piece discs / 6 pots Car is running 450bhp+ so need a good set! Have around 1-1.5k max to...
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    battery isolator switch..

    Hi all.. im looking to run a battery isolator switch in my s3.. I have the switch with the 4 pin terminals an the resistor too. Just after some advise on how to wire it up, I mainly just need to know where to connect for the ignition switch and the ignition coil connections as im not...
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    metal water pump failures ? rare or not?

    Hi all... got bit of a weird senerio going on with the s3... Basically car was fine etc etc... Then i fitted new alloy radiator aswel with a new thermostat and new coolant temp sender an new fan switch... all from euros apart from rad. An now im not sure wether i have a weird airlock in the...
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    looking to buy B7 a4 avant tdi... any pointers?...

    Hi all! Im normaly over on the s3 8l section but came on here as im looking to purchase in a couple months a b7 a4 avant tdi... It will be used as my "daily" so this seemed the way to go... Iv read a little about problems with oil pump shaft failures? Just wondering what to look out for on...
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    cooling fan issue...

    Hi all... doing abit of work on the s3 this week and noticed a problem. These are the symptoms.. - fans dont turn on during idle.. meaning car then overheats. - tryed pressing a/c button to see if they activated an neither do. - checked the 30a fuse ontop of battery an seems fine also as...
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    correct brake bleed sequence?

    Hi can someone please share the correct brake bleeding sequence including the abs pump via vagcom please. Will be using pressure bleeder. S3 8l. Limbo.
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    anyone have any experience with these driveshafts?

    was looking up prices of CV boots etc on ebay, and came across this ad for the whole drive shaft including boots an joints. all for £30? anyone ever tried them out? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/140994574644?_trksid=p2060778.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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    ultimate dubs?

    Hi. I know in the past theres been a group stand at ultimate dubs show in telford. Is anything happening this year for it? Cant find anything on this forum to say? Cheers limbo.
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    MAF wires...

    hi could someone tell me if these 4 maf wires are showing the correct figures.. its a audi s3 2000 half are with the ignition on. and other half are with car turned on. thanks limbo.
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    wheel stud conversion..

    does anybody know much about the wheel stud conversion on audi s3? im going to be running 15mm spacers all round on new wheels so need a stud to suit the job. just carnt seem to find or figure out whether the 60mm stud will be long enough? for wheel and 15mm spacer.... there is a 80mm option...
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