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Old 06-07-2016, 12:26 PM
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Originally Posted by 1killercls View Post
First things first...get a VAG-com reader.

It makes owning an Audi MUCH easier.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VAG-COM
Funny, I'm pretty sure the seller has the same exact unit since we brought his laptop on the test drive and he was showing me some data logging from the ODB2 port.

I'll see if he'll throw it in!

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Love the color, needs some airbags, those cars look so good slammed.
No bags here, if $3-$4k is going into the car, it'll be towards making louder whooshy whooshy sounds.

300whp+ > bags (IMO)

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Also needs an engine/transmission swap from an s2000. You know, for reliability purposes.


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or just sell it to a local for the "audi maintenance fund"
No!
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Old 06-07-2016, 12:28 PM
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welll i mean... if you're driving up to LA with the S to pick up the new S, just leave it with me so you don't need to drive two cars back down


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"ETH FO"
I'm not going to lie, that look me a few moments to realize what the hell this meant

Do I look like Mike Tyson to you?!
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Originally Posted by thoiboi View Post
welll i mean... if you're driving up to LA with the S to pick up the new S, just leave it with me so you don't need to drive two cars back down


#sciencebitches
The GF is dropping me off in her Corolla, no car for you!
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The GF is dropping me off in her Corolla, no car for you!
Fine, i'll take the GF instead..


where abouts in LA are you picking it up?! and when?
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Old 06-07-2016, 12:51 PM
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Damn, there's the thread!
I thought I got a super message...
Congrats, man!
you have bigger CoJonessss than I do!
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Old 06-07-2016, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by foxriderar77 View Post
Love the color, needs some airbags, those look so good slammed.
Thats no way to talk about your girlfriend.
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Originally Posted by thoiboi View Post
Fine, i'll take the GF instead..


where abouts in LA are you picking it up?! and when?


The car is in Huntington Beach area at the moment, but the seller agreed to meet me half way in San Juan Capistrano so we'll see what's what.

I might be able to pick it up Wednesday, slim chance. Just depends on scheduling cause it's pretty hard getting a ride up there during that time of the day.

I suppose I could always take the train

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Damn, there's the thread!
I thought I got a super message...
Congrats, man!
you have bigger CoJonessss than I do!
Thanks J!

If it makes you feel any better you were the very first AZ member to find out! Nothing like joining that 2 car game!
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THAT'S NOT LA!!!!

you might as well just go all the way up to HB and have a nice cruise down PCH back to SD!


ya dum dum :doH: I was thinking LA LA and we could have met up
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Originally Posted by thoiboi View Post
THAT'S NOT LA!!!!

you might as well just go all the way up to HB and have a nice cruise down PCH back to SD!


ya dum dum :doH: I was thinking LA LA and we could have met up
I knew what you were gettin' at playa

What I'm trying to avoid is getting anywhere near the 405 at peak hours - you know this, man!
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I knew what you were gettin' at playa

What I'm trying to avoid is getting anywhere near the 405 at peak hours - you know this, man!
HB going south isn't TOO bad though.. Just leave before 2 or 3 PM and you should be golden!


Plus you'd be in a cool new Audi
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...with the hazards on, sitting on the side of the highway.
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Sorry, I had to. It's too easy when it comes to Audi

I'll stop, I promise!
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Thats no way to talk about your girlfriend.
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Originally Posted by TacoBello View Post
...with the hazards on, sitting on the side of the highway.
It s cool.. i will pick him up in a BMW somewhere along the 5
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It s cool.. i will pick him up in a BMW somewhere along the 5
then i'll pick both of you guys up in my Acura
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then we will have to wait for you for a LONG time
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Not that long. It's a type S!
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then we will have to wait for you for a LONG time


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Blame the traffic, not my speed


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Old 06-08-2016, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by TylerT View Post
So true.

And yes, I'm in Wisconsin the whole weekend but will be back in SD next week. Totally down to give you a ride!
Where in sconny are you going to be? If close to the MN border, maybe you can see my S.

I'll text you about next week, it'll be a shorter trip so it depends on if there's time and if nothing goes wrong with my stuff in TJ.

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On a separate note, the car currently has Ohio plates ... and since I have to get new plates I might as well get custom ones no?

Any suggestions AZ?
OBD2FTW
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Old 06-08-2016, 10:56 AM
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Congrats again!

HB is not LA!! Was going to come check it out but I'm in LA LA.

For your vanity plate: NOCELS4
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Got my first CEL on the way home







Jk, it's just the washer fluid




She's all mine

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Damn you got a time machine?!?? You went back to 1999 to pick it up?
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Honestly, I didn't even notice that








*gulp* Lets see how the rest of the week goes
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Your gas is low too


the seller didn't even offer to top 'er off before letting her go?!
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That's not entirely the sellers fault

Boost boost boost
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Damn you got a time machine?!?? You went back to 1999 to pick it up?
i thought he actually got the NSX with upgraded tires.
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Honestly, I didn't even notice that








*gulp* Lets see how the rest of the week goes
It is a new adventure everyday with the new car, you never know what you gonna get

Remember i am only a phone call away to pick u up
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It is a new adventure everyday with the new car, you never know what you gonna get

Remember i am only a phone call away to pick u up

It made it just fine to San Diego, thank you very much

There is a lot of truth to what you say, but it's going to help so much having my S as a backup.

If there's unforeseen issues pop up (which there most definitely will), I can take my time and nurse it back to health at my leisure. I would never daily this thing, ever.
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Whoa, your s4 doesn't redline until 68 rpm. Wow!!
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Annnnnd, it goes all the way to 72
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That must have been incredibly fast, back in 1999.
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It made it just fine to San Diego, thank you very much

There is a lot of truth to what you say, but it's going to help so much having my S as a backup.

If there's unforeseen issues pop up (which there most definitely will), I can take my time and nurse it back to health at my leisure. I would never daily this thing, ever.
might as well start with the common known issues, if you know something is gonna break, might as well just replace it before it breaks on you.

not sure what are the common known issues with that car but i am sure there are.
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Motor Mounts...If they are original they need to go. Changes the whole complexion of the car. At least on my B7 it did.
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might as well start with the common known issues, if you know something is gonna break, might as well just replace it before it breaks on you.

not sure what are the common known issues with that car but i am sure there are.


I'm all about the preemptive maintenance. Most of which has been done, but the bigger ticket items have not but they do not have any issue(s). The biggest thing (by a mile) is when the turbos need to be replaced .. which calls for a full engine pull. When the engines out, it's the "Welp, might as well replace everything while it's out" situation which can be big $$.

I couldn't give you an estimate on how much longer they have, but they boost nicely and make no alarming sounds.

As far as common issues, I'd say:

Oil Leaks
Boost Leaks
Boost Leaks
Boost Leaks
Control Arms
Misfires (lots of sensors)


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Motor Mounts...If they are original they need to go. Changes the whole complexion of the car. At least on my B7 it did.
I'm sure they could use replacing, but the car feels pretty planted as is during gear shifts. A little bucking, but nothing compared to what the broken motor mounts were like in my old 6MT Accord which made stop and go traffic unbearable.

Thanks for the suggestions!
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Custom plate ordered (took one of the suggestions here)
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I'm all about the preemptive maintenance. Most of which has been done, but the bigger ticket items have not but they do not have any issue(s). The biggest thing (by a mile) is when the turbos need to be replaced .. which calls for a full engine pull. When the engines out, it's the "Welp, might as well replace everything while it's out" situation which can be big $$.

I couldn't give you an estimate on how much longer they have, but they boost nicely and make no alarming sounds.

As far as common issues, I'd say:

Oil Leaks
Boost Leaks
Boost Leaks
Boost Leaks
Control Arms
Misfires (lots of sensors)




I'm sure they could use replacing, but the car feels pretty planted as is during gear shifts. A little bucking, but nothing compared to what the broken motor mounts were like in my old 6MT Accord which made stop and go traffic unbearable.

Thanks for the suggestions!
Engine swap came to mind when i read that
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Custom plate ordered (took one of the suggestions here)
Which one?!?
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