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Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:59 pm

Hi All
I may have many questions but see this is not the most active forum ?? I’ve come from the C7 RS6 but don’t need the big car for now. Initially looking at lowering and spacers but i’m Sure more will follow👍

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by Eddie555 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:08 pm

You should know the rules by now. Words are no good without pictures.

Rule 1.
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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by MikeFish » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:15 pm

Although it might be quiet in here there are quite a few owners or ex owners on the forum.
RS6 Performance Panther Black KW Adjustable springs, centre & front resonators deleted, exhaust valves disconnected & valve delete units fitted, TSW Bathurst, Eventuri intake

RS6 build thread: http://forum.rs246.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=119147

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:48 pm

MikeFish wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:15 pm
Although it might be quiet in here there are quite a few owners or ex owners on the forum.
This forum would be dead without you Mike 👍

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:49 pm

Eddie555 wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:08 pm
You should know the rules by now. Words are no good without pictures.

Rule 1.
They’ll come just need to get the lowering springs,spacers and badges done then the pics will appear 👍👍👍

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:33 pm

It’s been a week now since the big 6 departed 😢 . The exhaust on this RS3 is so loud especially on cold start. I’m sure it’s not a standard sports exhaust yet Audi say it is. It’s actually horrible on cold start when I leave early for work.
Are they all this loud as standard ???

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by MikeFish » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:01 pm

The sports exhaust is pretty noisy. Louder than my RS6 sports exhaust.
RS6 Performance Panther Black KW Adjustable springs, centre & front resonators deleted, exhaust valves disconnected & valve delete units fitted, TSW Bathurst, Eventuri intake

RS6 build thread: http://forum.rs246.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=119147

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:08 pm

MikeFish wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:01 pm
The sports exhaust is pretty noisy. Louder than my RS6 sports exhaust.
Thank you Mike it really is loud and as you say louder than my 6 I’m thinking of looking at a valve control option if it exists to quieten the bugger down on co,d starts early morning

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by MikeFish » Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:15 pm

Yes there are a number of options to control the valves including CETE, Milltek and ASR
RS6 Performance Panther Black KW Adjustable springs, centre & front resonators deleted, exhaust valves disconnected & valve delete units fitted, TSW Bathurst, Eventuri intake

RS6 build thread: http://forum.rs246.com/viewtopic.php?f=76&t=119147

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:10 pm

Bit of an update with the car. It went back to Audi on Monday to have the front bumper resprayed as it should have been done prior to collection. Audi have also checked several issues I had.
One was the MMI screen wouldn’t come up no matter what I did turns out there is a TPI for that.
Exhaust seemed overly loud on cold start turns out there is a TPI for that complete new system being fitted tomorrow
Traction control warning light. They couldn’t get it to come up but that may be down to the wheels have been refurbished and both fronts were buckled but now repaired.
Seemed to struggle on cold start. Was told that’s normal for a 5 cyclinder ??? Watch this space on this one😂

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by FrazerD » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:29 pm

Glad you got most of the issues sorted. Get some photos up of it.

Cheers :thumbs:

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Re: Hi New to the RS3

Post by skirs6 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:29 pm

Well collected the car today.
New exhaust👍 So much better
New battery 👍
Front bumper now all repainted 👍
MMI screen 👍
Traction control light hasn’t come on today and it’s been horrible weather wise. Possibly down to weak battery and buckled front wheels 👍

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