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    Thread: A3 (8P) Do-It-Yourself (DIY) / Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) READ 1st

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      06-23-2005 04:35 PM #1
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      07-09-2005 07:27 PM #2
      DIY

      INTERIOR

      Changing the Shift Knob (MT only) by jokr02

      DIY - Aluminum Pedals by Pretarion

      Replacing the card holder with a cup holder by RyanA3

      How to Remove Door Panels by xt0rted

      Ultimate Pedals Install by OOOO-A3

      seat removal by krazyboi

      steering wheel removal by terje_77

      DIY Footwell Lights Installed by Toilet Paper Liquid

      OEM Ash Tray Delete by Willie Gee



      ELECTRONICS

      DIY: iPhone-tastic - Dock w/ Light & better iPhone/iPod NAV connection option

      Satellite Tuner install w/ BOSE non-navigation system

      Nice Aftermarket Stereo install by RyanA3

      Hardwire a radar detector by RyanA3

      Installing AWE Boost Gauge by WhyteIncognito

      Replacing the yellow 'PASS AIRBAG OFF' LEDs with red ones by MisterJJ

      Setting up SD cards for optimized use in the RNS-E NAV+ by Grisnjam, OOOO-A3 and others

      iPod Integration with the Dension ice>Linklus by OOOO-A3 and an alternate install by Akrion

      Stealth Valentine One (V1) Concealed Display Hardwire Install (BWW) by yam

      Bluetooth Phone Integration with Concert Head Unit (Mute & Audio) by OOOO-A3

      Adding Power to Center Armrest by yam

      Alternate Power to Center Armrest install by OOOO-A3

      Disconnecting subwoofer by MisterJJ

      Nav+ (RNS-E) and Bluetooth Retrofit: single-DIN to double-DIN conversion by WhyteA3

      Turning the ashtray into an iPod cradle by A32Have

      Auto dimming interior mirror w/compass by ZFXR

      DIY '07 Homelink install write up complete

      Custom Trailer Hitch by OOOO-A3

      Trailer Lighting Wiring Instructions by OOOO-A3

      iPod Integration with the DICE interface by OOOO-A3

      Aftermarket sub in the OE spot by mack73

      Homemade home-link by terje_77

      Dead Temp Guage

      EXTERIOR

      DIY - Installing Jack Pads by SwiftA4

      Debadging by brando103

      Trim License Plate Backing Mount by MisterJJ

      DIY Black Rings (rear) by Ultimatetaba

      Grill Removal w/out Removing Bumper by irishpride

      Front Bumper Removal by kwanja_a3

      wiper arm/ ecu removal by OOOO-A3

      brushed aluminum grill by mack73

      S3 front end swap br kwanja a3

      rear bumper removal by 0000-A3

      EXTERIOR LIGHTING

      A3 LED DRL's...to keep them from turning off when turning signal is on

      Bumper Marker Painting

      HID Bulb Installation

      Euro amber tail lights and Blind spot mirrors; DIY heated mirrors by RyanA3 & additional euro tail DIY by 27spots

      Wiring the City Lights in the Bi-Xenon Headlamps by OOOO-A3

      European Taillights with Amber Turn Signals by OOOO-A3

      Clear Sidemarkers Install by OOOO-A3 another DIY With Pics via Willie Gee

      Rs6/TTs style LEDs by tiptronic

      25 second bumper lenses removal by krazy boi

      Bumper grill LEDs by tiptronic

      LED Tail Recoding by TPSOLID

      Bixenon Wiring and Coding by melstrom

      UNDER THE HOOD

      Crankcase Breather Supplemental Checkvalve by OOOO-A3

      Home made DSG tool

      Suspension

      Rear Sway Bar Install by BalloFruit


      VAG-COM required:

      Replace lighting switch to enable rear fogs by Dan@HillsideImports

      Updated Rear Fog Switch install and enable by OOOO-A3

      Steering Adjustment

      Adding Trip Computer Functions to the instrument cluster in Non-Convenience Sport A3s by AHA3

      Adjusting the HID Xenon lights when installing lowering springs

      A3 CAN System Long Coding Worksheet & Instructions by OOOO-A3

      Additional VAG-COM coding reference by OOOO-A3

      Footwell lights installation by A4MouseJunior

      Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) install by OOOO-A3


      Modified by irishpride at 2:55 PM 11-24-2008


      Modified by irishpride at 2:56 PM 11-24-2008


      Modified by irishpride at 12:35 AM 12-16-2008


      Modified by irishpride at 6:21 PM 1-14-2009


      Modified by irishpride at 6:25 PM 1-14-2009


      Modified by irishpride at 7:10 PM 2-27-2009


      Modified by StormChaser at 9:21 PM 12/13/2009


      Modified by StormChaser at 9:23 PM 12/13/2009

      Last edited by drew138; 01-06-2013 at 08:34 PM.

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      11-24-2008 02:52 PM #3
      Frequently Asked Questions***Read before you ask

      Tire fitment questions,etc..

      Air conditioning issues

      3.2L modding

      Battery Info




      Modified by irishpride at 5:30 PM 11-25-2008

      If you can't take the HEAT be a COP

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    4. 01-27-2012 02:36 PM #4
      Originally posted by KB: http://forums.fourtitude.com/showthr...s#post65074086

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      Soo, I know there's lots of ppl who need visual guidance and I've already made a few screen captures...just going to list them here.

      ***NOTE: If someone has an issue, please notify me and I can delete this whole section w/ the click of a button. ***

      You can request stuff if you like, but I can't guarantee I'll get to them immediately. I'll take donations towards my project if you like too



      Body

      3.2 undershot: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/9cd7f3c2.jpg

      A-pillar removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d9d3c2d3.jpg

      Air bag control module: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/c6a134ee.jpg

      Bluetooth antenna: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/ef222ae7.jpg

      Cabin Filter location under passenger footwell: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/IMG_1045.jpg & http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/IMG_1046.jpg

      Center brake lamp: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d048f9c9.jpg

      Driver door lock cylinder: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/69861de8.jpg

      Firewall hole for 3.2: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/e7810cf6.jpg & http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/9d06df05.jpg & http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/867835bd.jpg

      Front door entry lamp: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/27bc7a30.jpg

      Front door trim: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...98/tests/1.jpg

      Front hood cable: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d076cd6a.jpg

      Front hood info: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/c238bf1e.jpg

      Front seat disconnect: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d6690c49.jpg

      Front seat back removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/seatback.jpg

      Front tweeter: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d5c9624d.jpg

      Front window frame: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/4ae780d7.jpg

      Glovebox removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/0200081a.jpg

      Parking brake trim: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/80bd39d2.jpg

      Phone cradle/holder removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/dd110119.jpg

      Rear seat bench removal: http://s76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...t=f978015a.mp4

      Rear wiper removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/d4165552.jpg

      Roof antenna info: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/7fd45b98.jpg

      Roof molding removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/6edbbfc7.jpg

      Sun visor removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/883bbd31.jpg

      Sunroof motor: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/64cacc67.jpg

      Tail light info: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/bcf1142a.jpg

      Trailing arm with mounting bracket (fwd): http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/66de4f5e.jpg

      Upper rear lid trim: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/0f9c59c2.jpg

      Window deflector: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/ac7c0bc1.jpg

      Window frame & Regulator: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...8/tests/1a.jpg

      Window regulator & Window: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...98/tests/3.jpg

      Window regulator Motor: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...98/tests/2.jpg

      Windshield wiper motor location: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j1...s/cf7c8c7f.jpg

      Windshield wiper motor removal: http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j12/krazyboi98/tests/662430f9.jpg



      Lights

      Side blinker removal: http://s76.photobucket.com/alb...6.mp4

      Brake lamp (upper): http://s76.photobucket.com/alb...9.jpg

      Rear bulbs: http://s76.photobucket.com/alb...a.jpg

      Side marker removal: http://s76.photobucket.com/alb...1.mp4


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