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    Shaking and Rumbling at 50mph and over?

    Hi fellas, hope everyone is well. Been a while since I posted.... 2011 Audi A3 1.6 Tdi S line 5 door 5 speed Manual under 50mph absolutely fine 50mph and beyond, rumbling all through the car. The steering wheel doesn't move from side to side, just shakes, and you can just feel it on the floor...
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    S line: Black edition grill or RS3 style grill?

    great reply dude. You’ve touched on some really important points there. yeah, my pet hate is when I see an Audi A3 with a ‘supposed to be’ Rs3 style grill, yet doesn’t have the rings, and the reg plate is right at the bottom or has the rings , but in the wrong place etc. Yeah I would steer...
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    S line: Black edition grill or RS3 style grill?

    Hi fellas someone is asking me for advice so I’m just passing the question on to you people... what would look better on a 2010 60 5 door A3 S line a Genuine black edition grill or a gloss black Rs3 style grill? just to note: the car is standard, has no other modifications. Doesn’t have the...
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    8V HEATED SEATS INTO NON HEATED 8P , possible?

    Is it possible and how would I go about doing this? Hi guys I’ve got a spare set of s3 8V leather heated seats from an old car that I modified my A3 8p is a 2011 model with just standard half leather S line interior (non heated) Apart from the climate & heated seat controls. what else...
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    Is it possible to fit 8V heated leather interior to an 8p?

    hi fellas Thinking of buying an s3 of a local garage who took it in part exchange and fitting a set of s3 8v Super sport seats to it. It’s a 2011 Audi S3 8P sportback. Unfortunately the car will have no seats as they were stolen along with the sat Nav and climate control unit, and also...
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    Is it possible and has anyone done it before? (Mirror swap)

    It’s a wing mirror Electric and heated yes Not auto dimming or folding
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    Is it possible and has anyone done it before? (Mirror swap)

    Hi fellas A friend of mine made the mistake of buying a 3dr mirror for a 5 door car facelift 8p It would be easier for him to just sell it on and buy a 5 door one, which I’m assuming he might do. I have a spare pre facelift 8p 5door mirror lying around and I was wondering, is it possible to...
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Just broke an Audi A3 for parts Took all the parts off the steering column and just swapped things around, then coded it up. I did it for a friend a few days ago again, and i could do it in my sleep now Piece of cake really
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    What have you done to your A3 (8p) this week

    Retrofitted Cruise Control to a 2011 Audi A3 8p. Pretty easy mod, and well worth the effort!
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    2012 Audi A3 S Line: Does anyone know or is this anyone’s previous car?

    Hi guys As stated, saw this on Copart Was wondering whether it’s anyones ex car? Or does anyone recognise it? Please PM me Thank you
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    Sorry I’m nearly a complete amateur on this stereo stuff. Please tell me what you mean by this. Also below, someone has mentioned about soldering a wire from D15 to d16. What is meant by +12v on both d15 and d16
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    Ok I found a terminal removing tool at home. I have removed d15 and put it into d16, and no change?
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    Right I think I understand what you mean by the D15 and D16 but how on earth do you remove these pins, seems very difficult Thanks
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    I don’t know quite what you mean by jump the D15 to D16 . What is a D15 and a D16 and where am I looking for them? also what is meant by “needs +12v on the quad lock” . Sorry I’m quite good with cars, but not good with electrical terms so much lol. Thank you
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    Hi fellas thanks for your responses As you can see there is the extra Grey plug and the extra blue one. The Quadlock goes in fine, as does the white double pin plug. Below is a picture of the RNSE unit that I took out, and also a picture of the back of the concert radio that I’m attempting to...
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    Replacing a RNS-E with a Concert, is it possible?

    Hi guys I recently purchased a 2008 facelift Audi A3 s line . It came with Audi RNS-E Nav from factory standard which works absolutely fine. I have another project on a slightly newer Audi A3 8p so I want to put my RNS-E into that one and put the concert from that one into this. I have...
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    Cruise Control Retrofit Guide

    ***THREAD REVIVAL*** Sorry in advance if I am repeating things that have already been discussed Hi there A family member has recently purchased a 62 plate Audi A3 8p Tdi S line 5 door sportback, without cruise control I've seen this brilliant guide and I will be using it But what I want to...
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    Self inflicted problems on my A3 1.6 Tdi S Line

    I haven't checked the bushes no. The injectors aren't sorted I don't think, I think they're worse than before Here's a link to a video I made of the VCDS measuring the Injectors (This video was from before I touched them, and it shows you how the engine was from cold, but during the 5 minutes...
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    Self inflicted problems on my A3 1.6 Tdi S Line

    Thanks buddy So the reason why it leaked diesel is because one of the fuel line pipes wasn't tightened completely I believe, because after taking them off, cleaning up all the diesel, and putting them all back on, it no longer leaked. So I took it to the Garage. They advised me to take the...
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    Self inflicted problems on my A3 1.6 Tdi S Line

    Yeah, it's going in on Wednesday. I feel that I've just ruined a completely perfect car which only had a minor idling issue for 5 minutes of the day :(
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