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    AUDI A3/8P Haynes Manual

    It seems like Haynes manuals have dissapeared for neww cars. I need one for and 8P 3 door but cant seem to find anything similar. Any suggestions? thx
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    HELP. AGAIN!

    Basically, they are giving me the car back. And are giving me the money to repair it myslef. Most of the damage is cosmetic, except for the key. So ideally i could do with a new lock set (new or used) to repair the car.
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    HELP. AGAIN!

    Also, does anybody know where i can get a 'haynes' manual or equivelant for an 07 A3? thx
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    HELP. AGAIN!

    HI guys, some time ago, i posted a thread about my S3 getting nicked, and later being recovered. After loads of debating, the insurer has said they will give me a payment in lieu, which basically mean they will give me cash instead of repairing the vehicle. The only thing that needs repair/...
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    Car Stolen/ Recovered. Help!

    Hi, the car is still in the impound. The police dont seem to be in any rush to get it inspected. I spoke with HPI directly and they said its upto the police or insurance company to inform them and then they will add it. Directline said they will inform HPI? When they stole they car, they had...
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    Car Stolen/ Recovered. Help!

    Thanks for your help. I have already tried rejecting it but they are not having any of it. I know i can get my car looking pristine insude and out. But im more concerned about the stuff you cant see. Like clutch/ gearbox/ brakes etc etc.
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    Car Stolen/ Recovered. Help!

    Thanks for your responses. The insurers have confirmed it WILL be classed as a stolen/recovered car on HPI. As its a legal requirement for them to register as it was reported to the police. there will obviously be mechanical damage that they cant see or assess which im sure i will end up...
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    Car Stolen/ Recovered. Help!

    Been a while since ive been on here but here it goes. Last night, somebody broke into my house and stole my car. I activated the tracker and the car was recovered 3 hours later. The police still have it for forensics, but on intial inspection 3 of the alloys need refurbing, needs 1 new tyre. and...
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    Aux in for A3

    its just a 3.5 mm jack both ways i think.
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    BBS CH 19" wheel exchange

    Yeh, im taking delivery of an individual 335i M-Sport convertible next week. I do love my audi, but only keep my car between 6-12 months. I must say, i am going to miss it. The tyres are 225 all round. Im not sure if they are 8 or 8.5.The ET is the correct one for Audi (i think 50). It would...
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    BBS CH 19" wheel exchange

    I am offering this rare opportunity to swap some 18" standard s3 wheels for some 19" bbs ch's with Toyo T1-R tyres. The tyres have covered less than 5k miles. The standard S3 wheels need to be in excellent condition with excellent condition tyres. The reason for the swap is i am part exing my...
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    Noise when steering at low speed

    Guys, picked up my car today and it seems sorted. Although i think they have got rid of the active steering as it feels heavy when steering at idle low speeds. Although i cant prove this. The noise has deffo gone though. They did it in a day?
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    Noise when steering at low speed

    cheers mate. I think white is also the best. But id say blue is second. Yeh, its at the service depo by the blues ground. They took it in straight away, and replaced it the following day. not had a chance to pick it up yet though. Did they clean it? lol
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    Noise when steering at low speed

    I gave mine in today as didnt need the car for a couple of weeks. Workshop controller sat in my car, watched me turn my steering wheel once and said 'i know what it is'. It was the steering rack. They sorting it out. Will see if its any better when i get it back and will update the thread!
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    Noise when steering at low speed

    ive also got this. how long does it take them to sort it out?
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    Launching S3 8P

    Not sure whether this has been mentioned. But after several attempts. I found the best way to launch the S3 is to take the ESP off and then back on after you've launched (dependant on weather). Ive tried many many times and you cant launch unless you rev really high. However taking the ESP makes...
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    Wiring to the Ignition

    Im not sure if anybody has seen the new 997 turboor s6 at night. But they have these awesome looking white LED's around the foglight area. Im hoping to get the same sort of set up. I know there is a danger of it looking chav, bu if done correctly i reckon it will look very oem. Im going to fit...
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    Wiring to the Ignition

    Is there anywhere near the front fogs a wire linked to the ignition. Ive bought some lights for the front, and i want them wired to the ignition. Just wondering what the easiest way is.
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    S3 - Quartz Grey

    WOW! That does look nice. It seems very similar to the grey on the M3. Nice choice! You enjoying it?
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    Anyones Used Pentagon Glass For Tinted Windows ( Bury )?

    IVe used the branch in Birmingham severaltimes, and most recently on the new S3 the Pentagon in Romford. Pentagon's service is absolutely excellent and their quality is impeccable. As said earlier alot of famous people use them and AFAIK alot of dealers use them as preffered partners.
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