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    Thread: Just picked up this odd A4

    1. Member PA-TDI's Avatar
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      02-19-2012 02:27 AM #1
      00' A4 w/ 77k, 1/8T, tiptronic trans. Jaspis Green with Tan/Brown interior. [sarcasm] What a combo! [/sarcasm]




      The only issues are, the timing belt/wp need done, 1 headlight is out, and the po pulled the bumper off once backing over a parking divider.. The headlight washers don't work and the cluster has lines across it.
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      02-19-2012 10:00 AM #2
      any big plans for it? That steering wheel is pretty cool, controls the volume on the radio right?

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      02-19-2012 11:45 AM #3
      No, they actually control the gearbox when in "manual" mode
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      02-19-2012 11:50 AM #4
      I always wanted to wire the Tiptronic gear selector thingy to be volume / track select for my stereo

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      02-19-2012 01:18 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      00' A4 w/ 77k, 1/8T, tiptronic trans. Jaspis Green with Tan/Brown interior. [sarcasm] What a combo! [/sarcasm]
      Whats with the sarcasm?? If you don't like it I'll take the car off your hands
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      02-19-2012 01:22 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      No, they actually control the gearbox when in "manual" mode
      seriously? That's pretty weird it looks like it should be meant for the stereo.

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      02-19-2012 01:27 PM #7
      The color combo is starting to grow on me.. The interior still needs cleaned, but I just wish the seats weren't tan.

      I thought the same thing when I first drove it.. on my way home from picking it up is when I figured out that they are for the gearbox.
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      02-19-2012 01:45 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      No, they actually control the gearbox when in "manual" mode
      DAng ... For some reason I didnt realize they did that... Or was that sarcasm as well lol ?
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      02-19-2012 01:50 PM #9
      Completely serious. I have the original window sticker for it. I guess that was an option to have buttons on the wheel.
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      02-19-2012 01:57 PM #10
      The only plans I really have for this car are putting these wheels on it

      with 225/45/16 all seasons and driving it.
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      02-19-2012 02:03 PM #11
      Nice color how much u pick her up for? post pics with wheels asap!
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      02-19-2012 02:13 PM #12
      I picked it up for $4,500.. I actually don't have the wheels yet. I'm still looking
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      02-19-2012 06:40 PM #13
      Nice. I'm looking for an Avant for my winter car. I have an Auto as well. Dont hate on the buttons they do come in handy sometimes. plus if you slide the buttons off exposing the LEDs people think your hot **** XD

      Nice find tho. I think every auto-tiptronic a4 '00 or '01 came with the buttons. Standard feature I think. Kinda like how we have the Audi sport badge on the wheel and the little red flag on the back 1.8T emblem.
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      02-19-2012 07:47 PM #14
      They come off? I just have the badge on the wheel, nothing on the back. I took the badges off today anyway. Ordering the timing kit tomorrow.
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      02-20-2012 02:27 PM #15
      Good deal, picked up my 99.5 tiptronic 4 door for 4000 with 89k back in august. Also did the full timing belt kit right after.
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      02-20-2012 08:14 PM #16
      I'm doing mine this Friday I hope. I always thought they needed done at 75k like my other VW's.. I really can't afford to snap a belt. While I'm in there, I'm going to change the oil, coils, plugs, wires, fuel filter, cabin filter, and the air filter.
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      02-20-2012 09:42 PM #17
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      02-22-2012 02:13 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      They come off? I just have the badge on the wheel, nothing on the back. I took the badges off today anyway. Ordering the timing kit tomorrow.
      Yeah they "slide" off.. umm basically with the car off is the easiest however I dick around with it in traffic and driving along...i found out you can take them off by pushing down the (-) as if your going to downshift and pull the (+) outward. Its pretty straight forward I took them out for cleaning lol im debating on cutting the (+)&(-) outlines out of the button to let the red LEDS shine through.

      Where can we get badges for the steering wheel? all of the red paint flaked off on my sport badge. btw RS4/R8 steering wheel we can get for our cars. replica and real($1100)
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      02-22-2012 05:59 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by crazexr7 View Post
      seriously? That's pretty weird it looks like it should be meant for the stereo.
      When I test drove mine I kept hitting the buttons and said "Are these not hooked up? The audio isn't going up" and the dealer knocked off a couple bucks for it.

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      02-23-2012 02:36 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by b5missile View Post
      Yeah they "slide" off.. umm basically with the car off is the easiest however I dick around with it in traffic and driving along...i found out you can take them off by pushing down the (-) as if your going to downshift and pull the (+) outward. Its pretty straight forward I took them out for cleaning lol im debating on cutting the (+)&(-) outlines out of the button to let the red LEDS shine through.

      Where can we get badges for the steering wheel? all of the red paint flaked off on my sport badge. btw RS4/R8 steering wheel we can get for our cars. replica and real($1100)
      I took them off today, just to see what it looked like underneath. I to now want to cut the +/- out, but I would want to fill them back up with something clear to prevent snagging or cutting of fingers.

      I'd imagine that you can't just walk into the dealership and ask for the steering wheel emblem. You could paint it or just buy another wheel..
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    21. 02-23-2012 03:13 AM #21
      That color with coils, 18s S4 lowers and bumper would be something else.... Pitty it's the slushy semi two pedal version though. Serious potential. Best of luck with it

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      02-24-2012 10:50 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      I took them off today, just to see what it looked like underneath. I to now want to cut the +/- out, but I would want to fill them back up with something clear to prevent snagging or cutting of fingers.

      I'd imagine that you can't just walk into the dealership and ask for the steering wheel emblem. You could paint it or just buy another wheel..
      I think I'm going to cut them and then seal them with something lol. Probably around the same time I vinyl my roof black
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      02-24-2012 11:38 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      I picked it up for $4,500.. I actually don't have the wheels yet. I'm still looking
      Look in the Nick and Alex thread.... See if he will give them up

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      02-25-2012 12:22 AM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by QuattroDriven View Post
      Look in the Nick and Alex thread.... See if he will give them up
      Nick was trying to sell em. Tried to pawn em off to me lol
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      02-25-2012 02:38 PM #25
      I posted in his thread.. I'm not lowering this car. I'm going for the whole oem+ look.
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      04-27-2012 03:54 AM #26
      you need red interior led replacement bulbs looks sick at night
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      04-27-2012 09:53 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by PA-TDI View Post
      I'd imagine that you can't just walk into the dealership and ask for the steering wheel emblem. You could paint it or just buy another wheel..
      Actually you can 4A0419685B

      The S4 one is 8A0419685B

      List is about 20 Euro, which could be up to $60. Sure you can get knock-offs on ebay though.
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      You could always call your insurance and say that some vandals tried to swap your car to rwd while you weren't looking.

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