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madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« on: 20 January 2008, 13:32 »
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #1 on: 23 January 2008, 18:51 »
So here is my new toy - My daily driver (yep the US pricing is good JV. )

2005 Audi A4 USP (Ultra Sports Package) Avant
Colour: RED
Quattro AWD S-line (Standard 190BHP) :)
Mileage:27,700
Engine:  1.8 DOHC SEFI 20-valve I4 turbocharged engine
Exterior: Red
Interior: Black Leather
Wheels - 18'' :) need more width though!!!
Featured Equipment
           BOSE Stereo system

custom work already:
            Tinted Glass all around :)
            Front number plate removed and bumper smoothed off

Work to happen:
   New suspension - can't make mind up Air Ride or Coilovers!
              New wheels
   Sat NAV head unit with DVD player and Screen
   Remap, upgrade injectors, upgrade BV, and K04 Turbo, custom Manifold and upgraded intercooler - more BHP!!!








« Last Edit: 30 April 2011, 07:33 by Madone_si »
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #2 on: 23 January 2008, 20:45 »
So I have the car scheduled in with Audi dealer to get the following work completed on 30th Jan

  • Low-jack Security system - same as tracker in Europe
  • Complete protection waxing and sealing of underneath of car, paintwork & Leather interior - (10 years protection)
  • Front protection clear film - stop chips dents to paintwork - being applied to whole front of car, wheel archs, door handles and wing mirrors :)

Once I have this work completed, then roll on Air ride and new wheels  :grin:
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #3 on: 21 September 2008, 04:57 »
fat wheels for the audi - 20's.....!!!





I've got to complete some arch work before I can completely drop the suspension all the way down, but looking good, more updates soon.
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #4 on: 20 March 2011, 10:50 »
New Daily driver toy!  3.5 liters V6 Engine





Will allow me to pickup and now start working on the Audi & CAB - BLACK SOY :)
« Last Edit: 20 March 2011, 17:49 by Madone_si »
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #5 on: 24 April 2011, 02:48 »
So today was the start of cleaning the paint on the daily and onto the Audi tomorrow and hopefully clean the BLACK SOY too! So out come my new Makita Electronic Polisher-Sander and Polishing kit.




Now for some unknown reason the paint work on the daily has white paint all over it and washing didn't get it off, so the polisher will  :evil:

Taping up plastic parts, so I don't have to go clean them as well!! (Time to make a mess!!!)


and after 4 hours - the paint work is like new!!







High Five myself!! lol






Time for a few well earned Beers  :grin: :grin:

Also brought a few items for the Audi :) - I will be installing these tomorrow and will provide updates on Monday! :)

- S4 Engine covers,
- Exhaust tips,
- RS4 brake handle
- Custom A4 Avant matt cover for the boot
- New Right hand side boot Strap as it broke - not looking forward to that job, have to take most of the inside panels off!!! O the fun!

« Last Edit: 24 April 2011, 02:54 by Madone_si »
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #6 on: 24 April 2011, 23:31 »
I have a very productive day, with installing the following on the Audi.
  - S4 OEM Engine covers,
  - Exhaust tips,
  - RS4 brake handle,
  - Custom A4 Avant matt cover for the boot,
  - New Right hand side boot Strap as it broke - not looking forward to that job, have to take most of the inside panels off!!! O the fun,
  - And of course cleaned the car  :laugh:

I will write up all the items over the next few days, but here is the engine covers installation!

Installation of S4 OEM Engine covers

Required parts I order for this installation; (from https://www.europaparts.com)
  - Rain Tray Cover -OE Part #: 8E181944701C
  - Battery Cover - OE Part #: 8E1819422A01C
  - OEM Right Engine Cover - OE Part #: 8E0103927F

Other parts required to secure the right Engine cover
  - 1-Holder (bracket): OEM part # 8E0-899-803
  - 1-Bolt: OEM part # N-105-538-01
  -1-Spacers: OEM part # 078-129-734-A
  -2-Grommets: OEM part # 078-129-669

The goods turned up  :cool:






Time to install!!
Here is a picture of the engine before starting, lovely and dirty!!!


I spent a good hour cleaning up the engine bay, with clothes and brushes, with it ending up looking like this!


I installed the Rain tray cover, this just clip into place, no required additional securing of it

And then the Battery cover, this just slides into place.


So now onto the OEM Right Engine Cover, the before shoot!


For the Right engine cover you do need to install two secure parts first.
Step 1 – take require parts and put together as per pictures below




Step 2, remove current bolt in place shown below



I compared the original bolt and new part!


Step 3 install new bolt


First secure part installed and completed

Second secure part installation!

Again take parts and put together.
Step 1 Take one of the rubber gommets and using the Bolt removed from the first secure part, put screw through gommet and then screw into the (holder) bracket and you should end up with the following;

You will see in pictures additional screws, two of these will be used to secure this item to the car. The screws will be cut down, as these ones in the picture are too long!

Step 2 "The holder (bracket) needs to be attached to the underside of the main radiator support
(right under the rubber seal) on the B6 models there are no pre-drilled holes for this, like the B7 models. I measured up a few times and tested out the cover in place and then drilled two holes and installed the bracket in place as seen below!


Step 3 – Install the OEM Right engine cover, stand back and just look at install




And now the completed Engine bay area with the new covers  :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: Very happy with the results!




Another job complete  :smiley:


« Last Edit: 25 April 2011, 02:07 by Madone_si »
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #7 on: 24 April 2011, 23:49 »
Exhaust tips installation
So the Audi is still under a Factory Warranty, so I don’t want to void that and with the current Exhaust on the car is like new, I didn’t want to replace it, but the Exhaust tips in my view are just too small and don’t finish off the back of the car well.

So I ordered new Exhaust tips ($25 - so cheap!!!, best buy for the car so far!!) and here is the installation!


The before shoot!


Due to you need to cut off the current Exhaust tips which by the way are welded on, you need to jack up the rear of the car. So using my jack up goes the car! (low profile jack!!!!!)


I then used my electric saw with metal bit..


And with-in about 30sec, the exhaust was cut!


One Exhaust tip off!



Comparison of the old to new!


And then install the new Exhaust tip!


I then repeated the same steps on the other side and job complete, now the rear looks much better!

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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #8 on: 25 April 2011, 00:52 »
Installation of RS4 Brake Handle

So on my B6 S-Line has the steering wheel and gear shifter as in RS4, yet the brake handle isn’t, so I ordered one from www.ecstuning.com

Here is picture of the new RS4 and standard brake handle!


So to get your current brake handle off, you need to pull your brake handle up as far as you can and using a small screw driver, put screw driver into the click as in pictures below and push clip forward and up, so that you can then pull the brake handle forward and it should come off!





You then install the new brake handle. You will hear it clip noise once its properly pushed on and into place.


Now the Steering wheel, gear stick and Brake handle all match!
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Re: madone_si - A4 Avant 1.8T RED Quattro
« Reply #9 on: 25 April 2011, 01:05 »
Installation of custom A4 Avant boot Mat

So after the winter period the boot area of the Audi has got really messed up, specially the carpet, so I spent hour cleaning it with water washer. I wanted to protect the boot area carpet, so I bought a custom Avant boot Mat for the Audi.

Custom Boot Matt arrived!


What the boot area looks like standard, after cleaning;


Installation is very easy, just place Matt in and it fits really well and stays in place!


AAA Pack in place and all done!!!

You will see on the right hand side the Boot side strap, which I replaced today, details on how do to do that will be published shortly!
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