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  1. danny_dj3

    replacement wings.

    Just wondered if anyone has bought or seen these fitted? https://offsetautohaus.com/products/audi-s3-8l-widened-wings-fenders-3cm-either-side i know they are a little wider but with the lack of wings on ebay/gumtree/s3 guy i'm wondering if it would be a smart move to get a pair of these and...
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    the build mk2.

    So after about 6 months of wondering if i should go buy a 8p dsg sportback or RS3, i have fallen back in love with my black 8l [means the grey ones gonna have to be sold :( ] and as i only did a rebuild on the black one with the block/gearbox in situ i once again have knowledge to gain off the...
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    Update and Advice

    Hey all, been a while but finally got back to the car stuff :) so, on with the update. The black one has finally been run in and im planning on oil and filter change in the next week or so, however i still have a little smoke now and again and me being me this isn't acceptable. Got the...
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    Help with buying a 8p.

    Hi all, been on the hunt for a 8p sportback for a month or two now and haven't really seen the one for me yet untill today when i went to view a 61 plate with so-so history and 80k on the clock. the car ticked all the boxes for me really however whilst running the engine, i removed the oil cap...
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    Folding seats failed

    Just been looking about, and i'm sure there was a guide somewhere here or in the stickies on how to fix the folding seats. my drivers side packed in this morning and the passenger one months back. I know they are a weak part of the seats, but ideally before i rip them out thought i would ask if...
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    how do all :)

    Hi all been a member here for prob 6+months now but never got around to actually throwing out a into; I'm danny and 43, from the channel islands but been in the North West for the last 20 or so years. Work wise im a qualified network consultant, tho its been a while since i did, been helping...
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    how do all :)

    Hi all been a member here for prob 6+months now but never got around to actually throwing out a into; I'm danny and 43, from the channel islands but been in the North West for the last 20 or so years. Work wise im a qualified network consultant, tho its been a while since i did, been helping...
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    So who's off to the pub?

    I used to love my local. It was a great place, i made good friends, a place where i felt safe and great memories. It died when the no smoking ban came in. Various peaple tried to keep it going and after time, it eventually became a house for a large family. The Gardeners Arms was no more...
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    Totally not car related - the tune thread.

    alright, firstly i ain't too sure if this is allowed as its linking tunes off youtube but sometimes some things need to be shared. my musical taste is pretty broad and theres an awful lot of really good driving tunes out there, especially for our little monsters ;) also being a 20+year gaming...
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    engine removal advice

    hiya all, as most have probably read, my car has started to smoke after being run a little, usually once its got up to temp but as of yesterday it seems to be smoking a little at lower temps too. initially i thought it would be valve stem seals, as the way its happend seems to point towards...
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    oops, missed this bit :)

    Hiya all, been about on the forums for a while now but missed this bit. I'm danny and the owner of a lovely - battered s38l. 42 years old, self employed signfitter/writer. live in the NW of the country, Oldham to be exact. had the 8l for maybe 5 months or so now and love every little bit that...
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    Rings and seals.

    My car is currently sat in the garage waiting to have work done to it. Its slowly started to smoke more and more so I suspected the valve stem seals to be the issue as it only smoked once the car was warm, mainly at lights and stop start traffic jams. so as im lacking most the gear to strip the...
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    S3 boost issues

    Hi all, new to the forums and looking for a little help; Bought a 2001 amk s3 just before xmas as a treat for myself, however there are a few issues that have popped up and to be honest, I have searched the pages here for hours trying to find answers with respect to boost issues/ leaks. The...
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