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    Thread: My First Audi 2009 A4

    1. Member g60manny's Avatar
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      09-23-2011 09:02 AM #1
      Here are some pix< pick it up with 26,500 miles so a little help on how can I change some cosmetics will help







      Last edited by g60manny; 09-23-2011 at 09:11 AM.

    2. 09-23-2011 11:11 AM #2
      I'd start with tint...

      Try browsing OEMPL.us for other choices. You can do the A4L fog light surrounds (have a nice chrome ring around the lamp).

      S-Line kit parts too seem popular.

      I think new wheels would be a good start. they wold help visually fill the void, and may make a drop less desired.

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      09-23-2011 11:37 AM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by PDong View Post
      I'd start with tint...

      Try browsing OEMPL.us for other choices. You can do the A4L fog light surrounds (have a nice chrome ring around the lamp).

      S-Line kit parts too seem popular.

      I think new wheels would be a good start. they wold help visually fill the void, and may make a drop less desired.
      Cool thanks , any pictures of the chrome ring around the fog lights?

    4. 09-23-2011 01:14 PM #4

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      10-08-2011 05:20 PM #5
      how much did you pay for it?

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      10-10-2011 04:59 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by CI17 View Post
      how much did you pay for it?
      i paid about $23,200 out the door

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      11-16-2011 06:26 AM #7
      first thing i did




      my opinion I thing it was missing a kick in the rear
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      11-21-2011 03:37 PM #8
      Yeah for sure it was missing a kick in the rear.
      2012 A6
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      03-28-2012 06:34 AM #9
      finally sold my B4 wagon , now its time to put more time on the Audi , pick up this grill from ebay


      will post pix later how it looks

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      04-07-2012 11:10 AM #10
      what kind of wing is that?

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      04-07-2012 11:12 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by ilde10 View Post
      what kind of wing is that?
      i don't know the name, but found it on ebay . came painted from Taiwan

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      04-07-2012 11:16 AM #12
      some up date pix




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      04-07-2012 11:53 AM #13
      interesting... take some pics further away to see how big the wing actually looks when you get a chance.

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      04-11-2012 01:25 AM #14
      Some 20" rims are a perfect fit for the B8. Even without sport suspension it helps take a whole lot of wheel gap out without lowering it further.

      For much less money, tinting will dramatically increase the cars appearance.

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      04-11-2012 05:33 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by ilde10 View Post
      interesting... take some pics further away to see how big the wing actually looks when you get a chance.


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      04-11-2012 05:34 AM #16
      took off the front plat


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      04-12-2012 11:41 AM #17
      Does that license plate bracket come off? If so, would there be ugly holes showing where it would be mounted? I want a new grille for mine but not sure which one to get. I hate the gray factory grille...

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      04-12-2012 11:55 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by tony_balogna View Post
      Does that license plate bracket come off? If so, would there be ugly holes showing where it would be mounted? I want a new grille for mine but not sure which one to get. I hate the gray factory grille...
      There are front license plate deletes (in black) available if you look around. I know oem plus has them, but you can find them cheaper.

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      04-12-2012 12:36 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by tony_balogna View Post
      Does that license plate bracket come off? If so, would there be ugly holes showing where it would be mounted? I want a new grille for mine but not sure which one to get. I hate the gray factory grille...
      i went ahead and put the holes in so when i need to put my license plate

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      04-12-2012 09:14 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by g60manny View Post

      looks pretty good from far away man.

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      04-14-2012 12:56 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Fellow Gaucho View Post
      There are front license plate deletes (in black) available if you look around. I know oem plus has them, but you can find them cheaper.
      Yeah I'm aware of the license plate delete part, I am curious if the bracket that comes on that mesh grille comes off all together so that its just the plain mesh grille with no bracket going across whatsoever.

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      05-31-2012 06:01 AM #22
      man i need to post more pix, but haven't done anything new, next should be tail lights and maybe lowering it with coils, we will see

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      06-03-2012 12:05 PM #23
      I'd go wheels next.

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      06-04-2012 07:44 PM #24
      lower first! then wheels imo.

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      06-06-2012 10:22 AM #25
      Nice! Congatulations fellow Audi owner! I went with black also, gots to keep that s#%t clean.

      I say wheels or springs next.
      I like people, just ask my cats!

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      06-06-2012 02:48 PM #26
      Wheels first. Reason being that if you get new wheels after suspension you may have to change your suspension setup again! Of course, unless you are considering coilsovers then it doesn't matter.

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      06-10-2012 07:40 PM #27
      Everyone that likes his grill should check Out the one everyone on audizine is talking about.
      You can buy it on www.massdrop.com and the license plate and emblem are removable.

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      03-07-2013 09:09 AM #28
      just up date just pick up some coilovers

      http://www.ecstuning.com/Audi-B8_A4-...ers/ES2536012/


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      03-25-2013 05:11 AM #29
      did the front coilovers on Saturday, will do the rears during this week

      from this



      to this



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      03-25-2013 05:14 AM #30
      Last edited by g60manny; 03-25-2013 at 06:41 AM.

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      03-26-2013 06:44 AM #31
      Finish my coil overs yesterday , here is the final product




      the rear is all the way up and the fronts are all the way down , in three years maybe i will get air bags

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      06-15-2013 06:49 AM #32
      been lagging it but here are some pic with my new wheels on





      took this today ↓



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      06-15-2013 07:00 AM #33
      pick this up from germany but wont get them until july lol


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      06-17-2013 01:50 PM #34
      There is a member gallery siticked at the top of the fourm. Why don't you post up some pics in there with a link to this thread? That way even when it scrolls of the first page people can find it and take inspiration from it, if nothing else...

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      06-18-2013 07:17 AM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by robbyb413 View Post
      There is a member gallery siticked at the top of the fourm. Why don't you post up some pics in there with a link to this thread? That way even when it scrolls of the first page people can find it and take inspiration from it, if nothing else...
      thanks for the heads up, i just posted

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