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  1. mark_S3

    Custom Rear Seats

    This was an idea I had last year, and after sourcing some bits was planning on getting it turned into the real deal. However the idea soon grinded to a halt and bits gathered dusts in the garage. Then about 3 months ago back and AITP fast approaching I soon realised I had to get them made. I...
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    A6 3.0tdi Buying Advise

    Hello... A6 section.... I was a frequent active member (was also regional co-ordinator for Yorkshire) in the A3/S3 8L section. Not been active for a while now. Still own my S3 8L which does very little miles and practicality a weekend toy Anyway.... Think of purchasing a 2012-14 A6 Avant...
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    330mm Rotors - New Bolts not fitting into Bell Housing Bore

    Brought my current LCR Brembos 3 years ago back. They came with 2 piece Rotors (Unknown Brand) but at the time I didn't have the money to replace the worn out rotors so instead went with solid Pagid 323mm discs. Anyhow.... My current discs and pads needs replacing so instead of swapping I've...
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    Question about Side Mirror Glass?

    Evening, Could anyone enlighten me what this is to the rear of the side mirror glass? It's housed in the plastic backplate. Small metal cylinder shaped. From what I can see, it's connected to the heated glass circuit, so it's possibly powered. This is on the Offside Mirror. Located on the...
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    S3 Front Outer CV Joint

    Good Morning, Has anyone got any preferences or recommendations for a Front Outer CV Joint? Audi are expensive and looking about my options seem to be Q-Drive or GKN from either ECP or GSF, or J&R Joint from themselves. Doing some research it seems the GKN joint is the one to go for. Any...
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    WMI - Differences with it being mapped in or not

    Right Folks..... My Audi S3 is currently running stage 2 mods with custom Badger5 map. Since mapping in April I've added a few things including AEM V2 WMI Kit. The WMI is pretty much fitted apart from nozzle and a few wires. What I want to know are the differences and gains between it being...
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    What a difference a year makes...... AIT

    Roughly this time last year, myself and a fellow ASN'er (Shaun_S3) did some logging. At the time I was running stage 1 Superchip Remap, Milltek CATback with Sports CAT and B5 TIP/JR Filter. Fast forward a year and now the S3 is running B5 Custom Map, Custom Toyosport Cooler, Relentless V3...
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    Today's Antics at Badger5

    So had a long trip from Wakefield to Badger5 this morning. Arrived at 9:30 to be greeted by Bill and Paul. Well car had the following mods going in... Standard K04 Superchip SPS stage 1 Remap Relentless V3 Manifold and Downpipe Custom Decat Milltek CATback B5 V2.2 TIP with JR Filter Forge...
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    Any leads to this manifold heatshield

    Evening Folks..... I'm after one of these heatshields that basically protects the turbo elbow from the heat of the manifold. I believe that liquids3 was the orginal creator for these heatshields and 3-4 years ago did a batch of these for sale. Not sure if liquids3 is still around but no...
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    Pipewerx Decat Size for middle section.

    Good Evening, Can anyone tell me or confirm the diameter of the end that joins middle section on a Pipewerx Decat pipe? I want to make sure it will sleeve/mate up with my Milltek Centre Section which is 2.75". I know the size from Downpipe end is 3" but unsure on other end. I asked Pipewerx...
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    Downpipe/Decat Query

    I currently have Milltek Resonated CATback with Milltek Twin Sports CAT going onto Standard Downpipe. At end of month I'm having a new clutch and flywheel fitted. At same time I'm having a 2nd Hand Relentless V3 Manifold and 3" Relentless DP fitted. I'm going to convert to Decat. As its...
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    Annoying Droning Noise.....

    Lately for the past couple of months I've been slowly getting a droning noise coming from the NSF I believe. So after spending money on the front wheel bearings being replaced (FAG bearings), it's made no difference..... So... Issue still remains. # Starting from roughly 45mph upto 80ish the...
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    2015 Events Season..... Ideas or Suggestions?

    Good morning folks, Seems as 2015 is almost around the corner, we would like to hear from the members any ideas or suggestions of future events or meets? As this year has been a huge success for events, we would like to better it for 2015. We have a range of ideas already and possibly a event...
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    Any NE members wanting to join the Yorks & Humbs Meet? - Whitby 19th Oct

    Hello fellow ASN members. The Yorkshire and Humberside Region are holding a road trip/meet this Sunday 19th. The meet is starting in Malton and working our way upto Whitby for a bit of sight seeing and day out. Seems as Whitby is close to your county boarder, I was wondering if any members...
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    [Oct 19, 2014] Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Event #14 - Whitby (North Yorkshire)

    Right then guys and girls..... The long awaited event and day trip to a coastal town has now be finally decided. We have decided to visit the historical town of Whitby in North Yorkshire. The day will being with a lovely drive up through the North Yorkshire Moors and then we will arrive in...
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    Front Hard Brake Lines

    Evening Folks... Need some help, advice and any experience? I have LCR Brembo's ready to go on along with Badger5 Braided Hoses. My problem is the exsisting union joint which joins my standard flexi to hard pipe is completely seized both sides. I've tried every way and method to unsieze but...
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    Newly Installed H&R Springs and Koni Shocks - Does this look correct?

    Hi, Just installed H&R Springs with Koni STR-T Shocks at the weekend. It's going for 4WA today, but just noticed this on the rear springs... Both sides This doesn't look normal. Anyone have any ideas why the coils are touching? Cheers
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    Crack next to Gearbox Filler Plug. My options?

    A few months ago back I changed my gearbox oil.... Reused Filler Plug and Washer..... Anyway about a month ago whilst looking under the car I noticed gearbox oil around the filler plug. So decided to clean up around the area and monitor.... Well it's very slowly been losing oil. So I brought a...
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    Boost Issues - Need some help

    Right Folks.... I've had a issue recently (past 2-3 weeks) on my S3 APY with stage 1 remap and mods that has slowly developed. First of all it was a few flat spots on high gears when on full throttle, which gradually got worse. It started hesitating and jerky moments with slight loss of power...
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    Custom A3 Lights onto my S3

    Good Evening Folks... Well a few months ago back I picked up a cheap pair of A3 facelift headlights to go onto the S3. Plans where just to refurb the outer lens back to a clear vision... This is a 50/50 view after i got my DA Polisher on one of them... Then I noticed the insides where...
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