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      Can you tell me if Siri works through the car's...

      Can you tell me if Siri works through the car's MMI or is it still broken on later models?
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      aftermarket panel filters

      A "dry" aftermarket panel filter claims a 50% increase in airflow over a paper filter. Think there's any noticeable improvement on these cars?
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      I've had spacers on two previous cars, both cars...

      I've had spacers on two previous cars, both cars had vibration at highway speeds due to the front spacers. The first set I can excuse because they were really thin spacers with no lip. Both sets were...
    4. This stuff is new to me. When purchasing the data...

      This stuff is new to me. When purchasing the data on redpocket, what does one use for the required "Red Pocket Mobile Number" field? I would have thought you just plug in the sim card's ID.
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      You're saying there's no discernible difference...

      You're saying there's no discernible difference in ride quality? Is that in both dynamic and comfort? How well does the magride do with bounce and controlling the springs?
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      Manual option for 2016?

      Manual option for 2016?
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      trouble loading forum pages?

      Starting about a week ago, it takes multiple reloads to get forum pages to load. Same behavior across multiple browsers, other forum sites seem unaffected, no coinciding changes on my end. Anyone...
    8. Seriously. Though I'm sure the RS would be cost...

      Seriously. Though I'm sure the RS would be cost prohibitive for my family. IMO a successor to the B5 should be a manual, not an automated shifter. Bring the manual S3 and I'll trade my S3 back in....
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      Did you have have 235s previously and, if so, any...

      Did you have have 235s previously and, if so, any noticeable difference moving to a 245 with the same sidewall height that isn't due to the different tire make/model?
    10. I'm thinking about getting these springs but am a...

      I'm thinking about getting these springs but am a little concerned about them not really being tested on the S3 sedan body. Sure it's all mqb but shouldn't the spring rate be different due to the...
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      I find the magride sufficiently firm in dynamic...

      I find the magride sufficiently firm in dynamic mode during normal driving. It feels really boaty in Comfort. I wish the stiffness parameters could be tweaked thru vagcom.
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      Won't the phillips head adjustment screw...

      Won't the phillips head adjustment screw raise/lower them without the need for software calibration?
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      FS: KW spring spacers

      30mm KW spring spacers, never used. Was to be used with the ST suspension I had to raise the range of lowering in the rear (the highest setting was still tucked). KW part# 650 00 046, same product as...
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      FS: KW spring spacers

      30mm KW spring spacers, never used. Was to be used with the ST suspension I had to raise the range of lowering in the rear (the highest setting was still tucked). KW part# 650 00 046, same produce as...
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      I have the skateboard-shaped wind fairing, too, I...

      I have the skateboard-shaped wind fairing, too, I realize. IMs replied to.
    16. Thread: S3 in Manual?

      by Chimera
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      I wouldn't pay $54k for an S3 either. My p+ S3...

      I wouldn't pay $54k for an S3 either. My p+ S3 with 19s, Magride, Nav, Convenience was $44k after acna discount and loyalty bonus (I don't need lane changing assistance and fancy cruise control :) )....
    17. Thread: S3 in Manual?

      by Chimera
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      This is one of the main things I can't stand...

      This is one of the main things I can't stand about automatics, the instant upshifts. Relax a little and enjoy it. And, yes, the car is going to act just like a manual when in gear... unless it thinks...
    18. Thread: S3 in Manual?

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      The lack of a manual is my biggest gripe with...

      The lack of a manual is my biggest gripe with this car. I'd be so much happier with this car if it were a manual, it'd bring some soul to an otherwise overly-refined drive, dare I say. What's the...
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      FS: Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit 1417

      Changed vehicles, selling the Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit 1417. Does not include original box, just the metal brackets and rubber pads. I'll try and get some photos up when I get home. $55 shipped.
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      I could swear I've come across the vagcom (only)...

      I could swear I've come across the vagcom (only) changes to enable this on the 8V, maybe I'm imagining things.
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