Driving an RS3 Sportback (and a Mk7 Golf R) this weekend

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Re: Driving an RS3 Sportback (and a Mk7 Golf R) this weekend

Post by klauster » Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:21 pm

Just saw this thread, I owned an RS3 and got rid for a Golf R.

I only kept it a year. The engine and the DSG make it a fast point to point car but it does end becoming a bit clinical. My biggest problems with the car were continued brake issues - high pitch squeaks no matter how you drive! Vibrations through the steering wheel - Audi could not fix this. CV joint problems.. lots of rattles!

Make sure you check the car hasn't been remapped, lots of them have!
RS3 8P 2013 Phantom Black with Ally Pack and Black Optics Grille | LED Interior and number plate lights - GONE :(
RS4 B7 2006 Phantom Black with Titan alloys and mirrors - GONE :(

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Re: Driving an RS3 Sportback (and a Mk7 Golf R) this weekend

Post by BillTheButcher » Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:41 pm

Thanks. :)

Would it need an Audi dealer/specialist to tell if it's been remapped, or could any dealer check for this?

The (only) previous owner is known to the dealer; he's been in regular contact with them since he PXed it. I've asked them to ask him. :)

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Re: Driving an RS3 Sportback (and a Mk7 Golf R) this weekend

Post by klauster » Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:41 pm

Dealer would be able to tell for sure
RS3 8P 2013 Phantom Black with Ally Pack and Black Optics Grille | LED Interior and number plate lights - GONE :(
RS4 B7 2006 Phantom Black with Titan alloys and mirrors - GONE :(

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