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    1. 02-15-2011 03:37 PM #141
      Quote Originally Posted by krazyboi View Post
      ^^ thanks for the info. I use to have a subwoofer, but it was in a self standing box. I also already had an amp where the old subwoofer is, so that's good to go. Its just a matter of building a base box.

      I'll see what I can do when I get my car back.
      they sell that box in your first post. I helped Mkim put one in his car.

      http://www.freewebs.com/uber-stealth...igolffloor.htm

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      02-15-2011 04:35 PM #142
      Quote Originally Posted by Uber-A3 View Post
      they sell that box in your first post. I helped Mkim put one in his car.

      http://www.freewebs.com/uber-stealth...igolffloor.htm
      And it fit fine? I actually sent the guy who makes them the styrofoam from my car and he said it didn't fit.
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    3. 02-15-2011 06:19 PM #143
      Quote Originally Posted by krazyboi View Post
      And it fit fine? I actually sent the guy who makes them the styrofoam from my car and he said it didn't fit.
      yeap looked fine to me when he showed me
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    4. 02-16-2011 01:11 AM #144
      Quote Originally Posted by krazyboi View Post
      And it fit fine? I actually sent the guy who makes them the styrofoam from my car and he said it didn't fit.
      Ahh maybe the 3.2 has a different trunk than the 2.0t. Doesn't the battery go in your trunk?

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      02-16-2011 02:37 AM #145
      Quote Originally Posted by BrandonF View Post
      Forge TWINtake arrived and I didn't have enough light to install it today, but i test fitted everything. this is gunna be NUTS
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      02-16-2011 03:02 AM #146
      Quote Originally Posted by Uber-A3 View Post
      Ahh maybe the 3.2 has a different trunk than the 2.0t. Doesn't the battery go in your trunk?
      battery in the 2.0t is in the hood of the carrr

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      02-16-2011 09:00 AM #147
      Quote Originally Posted by Uber-A3 View Post
      Ahh maybe the 3.2 has a different trunk than the 2.0t. Doesn't the battery go in your trunk?
      Yea, that is true. However, the battery is on the passenger side of the car. If the driver side styrofoam is similar between 2.0 and 3.2 and the subwoofer goes there...then I'd be golden w/ that box. Do you guys have any 3.2 ppl by you to test? I'm assuming no.
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      02-16-2011 09:10 AM #148
      Since there is no other outlet for this...I cried in my a3 today when i learned that LOL Bump! is gone.....
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      02-16-2011 02:06 PM #149
      Erm.....can I include what I done on Saturday ?

      After shaking the bottle of paint which I have in kit-form for touching in chips, I opened the bottle, went to dip in the artist's brush (to touch in a tiny chip on the driver's door seal), and the bottle slipped from my hand !....

      ....no pics unfortunately as I went into emergency mode, but I had paint spilled down the driver's door....paint spots splattered on the roof, the windscreen, and the mirror casing too !

      Lucky for me, I had thinners which came with the kit, and after 45minutes off serious nose-to-paint rubbing with a lint-free cloth I managed to get rid off EVERY darn spot/stripe off excess paint.

      Oh, and for the record, the chip STILL didn't manage to get touched-in.

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      02-18-2011 02:57 AM #150
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      02-18-2011 07:19 AM #151
      Quote Originally Posted by Kriminal View Post
      Lucky for me, I had thinners which came with the kit, and after 45minutes off serious nose-to-paint rubbing with a lint-free cloth I managed to get rid off EVERY darn spot/stripe off excess paint.
      Nice recovery . . . great, what did you do to your A3 story
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      02-18-2011 12:27 PM #152
      Hmm let's see...since the last update, I have the door speakers in and the door trim back on. I ran all the wiring and have all the dash panel/glovebox/footwell trim back on. Now I just need to mount and hook up the amp, then finish the sub box, and hopefully everything will be done

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      02-18-2011 01:55 PM #153
      Put the wheels on the other day. Had them fitted up and they look pretty freaking good. Probably going to do my headliner a black suede soon. Picking up carbon mirror caps soon too.

    14. 02-18-2011 03:44 PM #154
      Quote Originally Posted by guiltyblade View Post
      Put the wheels on the other day. Had them fitted up and they look pretty freaking good. Probably going to do my headliner a black suede soon. Picking up carbon mirror caps soon too.
      ebay carbon caps?
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      02-18-2011 04:01 PM #155
      Thinking about it. You have those right? Thoughts on them?

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      02-18-2011 04:06 PM #156
      installed my evoms intake. sounds awesome

    17. 02-18-2011 04:26 PM #157
      Quote Originally Posted by guiltyblade View Post
      Thinking about it. You have those right? Thoughts on them?
      I got them.. My 1st set cracked and bubbled on me so i went back to TW and went to their main factory...was ghetto as hell. there was 2 guys in the front smoking and putting parts together.

      I was greeted by a cute tw girl who helped me out.. I told her what happened and she gave me a new pair for free.

      I put them on when i got back to the states and after a few weeks they started ot crack again and bubble. But this time only the passanger side bubbled and cracked. My driver side still good. I am thinking the problem is that the CA sun kills it. I park my car out in the sun 24-7 so it gets hit hard with it. Im sure if you par your car inside it probably wont happen.

      The girl also told me she is gonna let the people know about the bubbling and cracking.. I assume they probably have better ones now.
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      02-18-2011 04:33 PM #158
      what i did to my a3 today?

      temps hit the mid 50's today, so I washed 3 monthes of winter grime and salt off the car.

      improved aerodynamics?

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    19. 02-18-2011 04:46 PM #159
      Quote Originally Posted by krazyboi View Post
      Yea, that is true. However, the battery is on the passenger side of the car. If the driver side styrofoam is similar between 2.0 and 3.2 and the subwoofer goes there...then I'd be golden w/ that box. Do you guys have any 3.2 ppl by you to test? I'm assuming no.
      Yeah Tcardio has a 3.2. Next time I see him I'll try swapping my foam.

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      02-18-2011 06:09 PM #160
      Quote Originally Posted by Uber-A3 View Post
      Yeah Tcardio has a 3.2. Next time I see him I'll try swapping my foam.
      Cool.
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    21. 02-18-2011 11:06 PM #161
      Washed it yesterday before this weekends rains.
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      Time to give up and buy a horse.

    22. 02-19-2011 01:45 AM #162
      installed my bsh throttle pipe and found a enough oil post intercooler to worry me. looks like im going to get a VTA can ASAP

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      02-19-2011 02:19 PM #163
      Carried out my weekly Saturday morning cleaning regime to keep it how it should be.

      Just as I moved onto the wheels it began raining, but only slight misty type rain. So I moved the car back under the carport, dried it all over again, and clayed the windows to get them back to being silky smooth for me to clean.

      After two hours of cleaning, I put down the tools, made a coffee and had lunch. Then took it out for a drive

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      02-19-2011 02:29 PM #164
      Quote Originally Posted by TBomb View Post
      Hmm let's see...since the last update, I have the door speakers in and the door trim back on. I ran all the wiring and have all the dash panel/glovebox/footwell trim back on. Now I just need to mount and hook up the amp, then finish the sub box, and hopefully everything will be done
      Was up til 3AM getting the amp mounted like I wanted, terminating all the connections (minus the sub), hooking the battery back up, and testing out the system. Got the new front comps playing and they sound awesome so far!

      Now, all I have to do is finish the sub enclosure, install it, and hook it up. It's been a long process, but I think I'm on the home stretch now!

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      02-19-2011 02:35 PM #165
      didnt do anything to my car today.


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      02-19-2011 02:37 PM #166
      Quote Originally Posted by SilverSquirrel View Post
      didnt do anything to my car today.

      ^ tut tut....shame on you

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      02-19-2011 03:52 PM #167
      Quote Originally Posted by Kriminal View Post
      ^ tut tut....shame on you
      no.

      a day not fixing my car is a good day.

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      02-19-2011 04:53 PM #168
      Quote Originally Posted by Kriminal View Post
      ...clayed the windows to get them back to being silky smooth for me to clean.
      never thought about doing that..good idea! i've just done the body.
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      02-19-2011 06:31 PM #169
      i bought an oettingier front grille from the4ringer and it came in cracked...luckily i paid for shippers insurance so they refunded me the money now time to see if i can fix it and put it on

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      02-19-2011 09:54 PM #170
      Quite a lot this week. I installed me sound system: Hybrid Audio Clarus 6 1/2 Front Components, Sony 6 1/2 Coaxials in the rear, custom MDF baffles i made myself and sealed them up with spray on bedliner, Older single din Pioneer HU (i need a new cage to install my Avic-x920BT but i wanted some tunes so i put in an old stereo i had)

      I also Debadged her, washed her, waxed her by hand (my arms are killing me) and painted my grill surround and front emblem black.

      Also i took some HDR pics of her with my other baby: 08 CBR1000rr, but i took those before i debadged and dechromed her so i will need to take some more pics soon.

      Here is one of the pics:

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      02-20-2011 01:32 AM #171
      Quote Originally Posted by BritBulldog View Post
      Quite a lot this week. I installed me sound system: Hybrid Audio Clarus 6 1/2 Front Components, Sony 6 1/2 Coaxials in the rear, custom MDF baffles i made myself and sealed them up with spray on bedliner, Older single din Pioneer HU (i need a new cage to install my Avic-x920BT but i wanted some tunes so i put in an old stereo i had)

      I also Debadged her, washed her, waxed her by hand (my arms are killing me) and painted my grill surround and front emblem black.

      Also i took some HDR pics of her with my other baby: 08 CBR1000rr, but i took those before i debadged and dechromed her so i will need to take some more pics soon.

      Here is one of the pics:

      Noice! Are you just powering the Clarus comps off the HU? Those are supposed to be some bad ass speakers, even though they are kind of pricey, they supposedly sound like speakers that cost twice as much.

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      02-20-2011 02:46 AM #172
      Quote Originally Posted by TBomb View Post
      Noice! Are you just powering the Clarus comps off the HU? Those are supposed to be some bad ass speakers, even though they are kind of pricey, they supposedly sound like speakers that cost twice as much.
      Yeah man...i am saving for an amp, cant decide if i want an audison amp or a jl hd..

      But they sound AMAZING

      the clarus series is the best bang for buck and i got the 6 1/2 component set for about $400 about a year ago (i had em in my previous vehicle) which was a great deal... but i think they retail for about $500-600, which if you do some research on GOOD components, isnt too bad.


      The def sound like they should cost twice as much though, especially with a good amp and tune. They will go with me to whatever car i have for sure.

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      02-20-2011 11:00 AM #173
      Quote Originally Posted by BritBulldog View Post
      Yeah man...i am saving for an amp, cant decide if i want an audison amp or a jl hd..

      But they sound AMAZING

      the clarus series is the best bang for buck and i got the 6 1/2 component set for about $400 about a year ago (i had em in my previous vehicle) which was a great deal... but i think they retail for about $500-600, which if you do some research on GOOD components, isnt too bad.


      The def sound like they should cost twice as much though, especially with a good amp and tune. They will go with me to whatever car i have for sure.
      Maybe during the summer and we could meet up at a meet. I want to hear how they sound compared to my mlk's

    34. 02-20-2011 01:08 PM #174
      Cam follower check/replacement. Could have left it in for another 5k but it lasted 20k and didn't want to press my luck.

      A3 is severely jealous...
      Installed superspint x pipe and race cans on the m coupe...sounds like an old Ferarri. Must record some footage as it sound amazing.

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      02-20-2011 01:13 PM #175
      Quote Originally Posted by jowsley0923 View Post
      Maybe during the summer and we could meet up at a meet. I want to hear how they sound compared to my mlk's
      Hells Yeah!!!

      A TX meet...that would be awesome...show those east and west coasters how we do it down here!

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