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    Success!!!!!!!
    This was a make or break moment in this build lol If I got stuffed this up I would of probably given up on this.



    Works perfect zero issues.
    The carbon fibre trims looks so good with the perforated Alcantara seats. I was pondering if I should get the Dimond stitched SQ5 seats but I just cant stand leather and I love this material and look.






    All thats needed now is to get the work on the gauge faces and I done with the inside.


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    Just gotta figure out how to calibrate these needles now.
    If I activate needle sweep would it fix the problem ?


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    Looks great mate, what a project..

    Can't help you on the calibration, but surely can't hurt to run the sweep...

    I'm the same with the full leather seats. That's what I have in the S3, but I much prefer the part alcanta in both the S5 and the Kodiaq RS..

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    Yeh this needle problem is a bit of a pain in the ass
    I think if I activate needle sweep it might fix it but for some reaosn I cant access any of the adaption in ODIS. I think my car has that AUdi component protection crap where I think I have to get the dealer to unlock it so I can code


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    Few more happy snaps










    I love this interior now
    The Alcantara goes soo well with the carbon trims
    Its a shame the SQ5 was never optioned with this.
    I was looking at getting SQ5 Dimond stitched seats but these look soo much better and are way more durable.
    I just cant stand leather, its the worst material to have inside a car and I have no idea why manufacturers keep using it.
    But even though these seats are filthy as, they still look so good.
    I might give them a wish next.

    My next job now is to cut the mufflers off and weld up a set of pipes for the SQ5 diffuser.



    Still waiting on 2 more exhaust tips.
    Might go down to Bunnings and get some Argon and start practicing my tig welds. Its been a while lol


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    Some more comparison pics







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    Looks great mate did you end up with any rattles after all the swap? I always seen to end up with a jar of 'spare parts'...

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    Nothing other then the dreaded sunroof that seems like every Q5/SQ5 has.
    I find Audi parts arenít as brittle as most manufacturers. Its more soft material then BMW I find.
    Although Iv noticed the facelift A1ís use a more inferior material then normal.
    For some reason my S1 just feels more cheep than previous models Iv had.
    I had a 2011 A1 TDI that was absolutely solid as a rock compared to my S1 and Polo GTI

    Also I found a SQ5 steering wheel with the large paddle shifters that Iv always wanted for 300 bucks.
    I was going to keep this S line wheel but this was kinda too good to pass up


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    Ok so my welds are an abomination but it will hold.
    Looks simple but this was a tricky one to angle up
    Lots of cutting and test fitting to get the right fit but its a perfect fit now.
    I was hoping it would just be a simple bend but it was a bit of an askew angle.






    If I got some time after dinner Ill start on the right side.
    still need to figure out how to hang em
    In all I dont think its that bad for a first attempt.
    Iv seen worse from so called exhaust shops


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    you might have my dream life Great job mate.

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