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    I'm not sure when you became the arbiter of what...

    I'm not sure when you became the arbiter of what needs to be online/offline or what is respectful jnrdavo. This is a forum for discussion, opinion and the sharing of information. By all means ignore...
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    Tuning and Blown Turbos in S3 8V

    So a few months ago I got in strife for bagging a forum sponsor! Sorry, I mean the forum sponsor.

    That sponsor claimed and claims that a number of turbos have given up due to early batches being...
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    Have you read the APR horror stories on...

    Have you read the APR horror stories on Watercooled and vwgolfnet.
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    Guy, when is a good time for you to say hello?

    Guy, when is a good time for you to say hello?
  5. If the +4kw result is to be believed then you...

    If the +4kw result is to be believed then you might struggle to notice.
  6. Audi put the old tts out with 200kw and no...

    Audi put the old tts out with 200kw and no mention of hot climate, etc.

    The idea that a company is going to pay extra to "detune" engines on a production line has long baffled me. My own...
  7. Thread: New S3

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    ****. I forgot about that. Haha. I would have...

    ****. I forgot about that. Haha. I would have fessed up afterwords Micky. It's not night and day different to be honest and you don't notice ninety percent of the time. I was more curious to see what...
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    Dear Aussie Audi Guy, So I guess my questions...

    Dear Aussie Audi Guy,

    So I guess my questions are these;

    - the dyno graphs from ConR show a 13% increase on peak power, which brings the car, in my simple mind, back to Euro spec output. Where...
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    Shark Box Tuning

    As per the other thread. This is the first time I have heard of blown turbos due to tuning boxes. Any pointers to where this has been reported?
  10. This is the first time I have heard of blown...

    This is the first time I have heard of blown turbos due to tuning boxes. Care to elaborate?
  11. Thread: New S3

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    Boltor, I followed a couple of websites...

    Boltor,

    I followed a couple of websites recommended by others on here, the gist was;

    During running-in, vacuum pulls are necessary to seat the piston rings. This involves accelerating with...
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    Mick, I don't know if you have an accurate...

    Mick, I don't know if you have an accurate timer/gps. If you do I'd be keen to for a 0-100 thrash and see how close the Audi timing is? Could be fun

    I'm keen to find a VCDS and do the mirror dip...
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    I've averaged just under 9l/100km allowing for...

    I've averaged just under 9l/100km allowing for the DIS being a 3% under read, as per my experience. That is 5,000km of mixed city and motorway. My speedo appears to read 103 at 100km. It's not...
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    I'm about to click over ten thousand km's this...

    I'm about to click over ten thousand km's this week.

    The computer fuel consumption reads approx 2.5% under on a reasonable trip. I did 1,000k's up and down the New England highway last week...
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    Shame if it was audi west. They were spot on with...

    Shame if it was audi west. They were spot on with me. Car looks great mate. Congratulations.
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    Or better still you are upsetting all the mumsnet...

    Or better still you are upsetting all the mumsnet wannabes that populate this forum.
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    Is there one of you blokes imagines for a minute...

    Is there one of you blokes imagines for a minute that the fuel pump for a sports back, assembled in Germany is sourced from a different factory to the sedan, assembled in Hungary? Con, you are being...
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    Hi Con. 2 swallows don't make a summer. It's a...

    Hi Con. 2 swallows don't make a summer. It's a bit of a leap you've made, given all the other models that are running around with the same fuel pump.
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    You could always re-do the window strips in...

    You could always re-do the window strips in black. I think it would look good. ConR has done this on a white SB.
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    Cool story bro.

    Cool story bro.
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    Sstorra, I followed a couple of websites...

    Sstorra, I followed a couple of websites recommended by others on here, the gist was;

    "During running-in, vacuum pulls are necessary to seat the piston rings. This involves accelerating with light...
  22. The truth will out, no doubt. The immediate call...

    The truth will out, no doubt. The immediate call to arms blaming VW was remarkable however. There was a dirty big mark on the underside of the tyre that one might wonder was from hitting something...
  23. There is a comment on whirlpool that certainly...

    There is a comment on whirlpool that certainly suggests that the event was not caused by VW (by someone who claims to have been present). Don't let that stop the knee jerks though.
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    Thanks mate.

    Thanks mate.
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    St_za. I have a slim front plate and large rear...

    St_za. I have a slim front plate and large rear plate. I do not believe that you are correct. I have checked PPQ and;
    http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/consol_reg/toumrr2010725/s30.html and...
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