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    Should be do-able. You’ll obviously need an...

    Should be do-able. You’ll obviously need an airbag to suit too though which makes the swap a bit more expensive.
  2. Whilst the diesel engine in the current SQ7/SQ8...

    Whilst the diesel engine in the current SQ7/SQ8 is a terrific engine, this petrol engine will deliver tuned RS (RS6/7/Q8) levels of power with just a Stage 1 tune and will therefore be a great bang...
  3. Thread: S3 2017-2019

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    I haven't owned an S3 personally, but I have also...

    I haven't owned an S3 personally, but I have also heard of people having Haldex diff issues as per Stu's comment below.
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    If you're selling a Victorian registered car, you...

    If you're selling a Victorian registered car, you only need to provide a RWC to a Victorian buyer (or sell the car unregistered, but a Vic buyer would obviously want the car to be registered). If it...
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    Normal practice is that you get the permit from...

    Normal practice is that you get the permit from the state that you commence your journey in (so NSW RTA in this case). You should be able to put your VIC address as your final destination on your...
  6. You should be able to check the continuity to...

    You should be able to check the continuity to ensure the circuit is not broken.
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    8R0060884HA should be the 2020 version.

    8R0060884HA should be the 2020 version.
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    BMB (Blackburn Motor Body) in Blackburn do good...

    BMB (Blackburn Motor Body) in Blackburn do good work and are Audi Approved.
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    Congrats - no doubt very satisfying to give it a...

    Congrats - no doubt very satisfying to give it a thorough clean up now that it is in your possession.

    You've done well to gather all those parts for it already!! I look forward to hearing about...
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    Nice work Adam! I’ll be interested to hear a few...

    Nice work Adam! I’ll be interested to hear a few more details with how you got on with the retrofit.

    How did you go with the cutting of the dash - all good?
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    Agree with pretty much everything IchBautAuto...

    Agree with pretty much everything IchBautAuto said above - lots of risk factors at play.

    Only other thing I’d add is that for me, choice of repairer is a must so I’d be avoiding any insurer that...
  12. Thread: RS5 vs SQ5?

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    Congrats Muckman. Rare with the 3.0 TFSI and has...

    Congrats Muckman. Rare with the 3.0 TFSI and has the potential to be quite the sleeper!


    When you say fully loaded, are you talking about options Muckman? If so, not sure if you are aware but...
  13. Thread: RS5 vs SQ5?

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    Out of interest, why didn't you just keep your...

    Out of interest, why didn't you just keep your old RS5?
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    You are able to buy an Audi branded extended...

    You are able to buy an Audi branded extended warranty on used car where it is still covered by the new car warranty (ie before it reaches its 3rd birthday).

    You can't directly buy an 'Audi...
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    Agree that the infotainment tech in the BMWs...

    Agree that the infotainment tech in the BMWs (iDrive) is leaps and bounds ahead of Audi's (even their latest gen stuff).
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    OK then - shouldn't be too difficult. Stalk is...

    OK then - shouldn't be too difficult. Stalk is relatively straightforward to do (requires removal of airbag/steering wheel/clockspring etc). Just got to make sure you get the right part as you want...
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    So your car has the little 'eye' for the radar...

    So your car has the little 'eye' for the radar cruise system like in the pic below (underneath the number plate mount)?

    https://redbook.pxcrush.net/redbook/car/spec/S0003TID.jpg?width=555
  18. Thread: RS5 vs SQ5?

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    I might have my wires crossed but I thought they...

    I might have my wires crossed but I thought they may have introduced a twin turbo 3.0 TDI in the range topper (puts out around 200kW).
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    I think (??) the Amarok may have got a twin turbo...

    I think (??) the Amarok may have got a twin turbo V6 too? Worth checking/confirming.
  20. Thread: RS5 vs SQ5?

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    Not super common but is used in other models (eg...

    Not super common but is used in other models (eg A6).
  21. Thread: RS5 vs SQ5?

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    Two quite different cars. Is your only other car...

    Two quite different cars. Is your only other car the wife's S1 or do have access to something practical for the odd Bunnings trip etc (when we're permitted again in Vic of course)?

    Do you have...
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    Majors are usually 60 or 90k kms. Service book...

    Majors are usually 60 or 90k kms. Service book should set out what needs to be done when.

    Make sure the required items have been done at the appropriate time (oil every 15k or 12 months, brake...
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    I'd personally go with black, silver or maybe (at...

    I'd personally go with black, silver or maybe (at a stretch) yellow or the blue on a yellow car Stu.
  24. So refreshing when you can find someone competent...

    So refreshing when you can find someone competent these days. :excited:
  25. Thread: Role Call

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    Yep, while activity levels aren't what they once...

    Yep, while activity levels aren't what they once were there is still a core group of people that keep coming back here which is great to see.

    The backlog of threads is a goldmine of knowledge, and...
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