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Will's first nice car since his mystic cobra 15 years ago. Euro edition


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First off I apologize for my hiatus . My new job with Medline has been beyond hectic with travel and a total 180 degree turn from what I used to do. The job has allotted me to finally spend some hard earned money and purchase things I could only window shop before. So with out further adieu, here she is!



2016 Audi S5 Prestige
4,200 miles
3.0 S/C 6 CYL
Loaded with all the fun stuff like sport diff and adaptable suspension
Glacier white
S tronic 7 speed DSG
Carbon Atlas inlays




Future plans are to store it for winter because they offered me $1,700 for my Saab 9-3 haha.

But in reality I ordered the APR intake and a few other CF bits to tinker with. Eventually I will wake it up with Stage 1 and ECS full exhaust which I may have already purchased.


Anyways picked her up last Monday and immediately had it tinted 20% last night.
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Got a bit of guff from the significant other due to the " utility " of it where I quickly shot that notion down. Straight to damn IKEA

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Took three chair boxes like a champ!
Oh this is sexy. I might sort of be following in your foot steps. :D. Nice pickup
 
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Got a lot more shit for this than I thought but I put the S5 to rest today. Just no use to get it all messed up on a 80mile round trip drive behind a salt truck. That’s why I have the 4x4 Sierra or the Saab on blizzacks for .

Spring calls for full ECS exhaust , RS5 Grill , and APR stage 1 tune.

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Smart move parking it for sure, you have 3 vehicles, keep the nice ones nice.

If the snaab takes a dump i'd DD the truck if i were you
 
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Quick update on the S5 and I look at it in the garage.


Threw some RS6 19x10's wrapped in summer P Zeros
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Back end received an ECS tuning rear carbon diffuser I scored from a local Audi Member for cheap.

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I decided it should have a little bit of an exhaust note so I went with an ECS tuning X pipe that only requires two cuts to the factory exhaust and can be reverted to stock easily
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Lastly I got motivated this past warm weekend and decided to Install the RS5 grille and Maxton Design front splitter.
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I have been layering black paint on the crash bar and routing the hoses for the new heat exchanger. With it all apart as it sits I will swap the pulley and the car will finally be stage 2 to match the TCU flash . Wow what a difference.

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The car now has about 5,100 miles on it and pretty much destroyed the aftermarket warranty I bought. The good news is it went from 329 BHP / 339 BTQ to 453 BHP / 469 BHP . Weee !

Next are the H&R springs and ECS Trans mount and I am DONE.
 

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Goddamn. Those maxton design splitters look great. I don’t know the S5 platform at all, but is there a reason you’re not doing the motor mount too? I put poly Black Forest Industries motor and trans mounts in my GTI and the responsiveness is great.
 
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Goddamn. Those maxton design splitters look great. I don’t know the S5 platform at all, but is there a reason you’re not doing the motor mount too? I put poly Black Forest Industries motor and trans mounts in my GTI and the responsiveness is great.

I probably should in hindsight, I would have to see how the labor on that would be .
 

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I probably should in hindsight, I would have to see how the labor on that would be .
I did mine at the same time so I can’t say for sure. Just seems like it would be a weak link. On the MQB cars the motor mount is easy, but the trans mount is under a really tight wire harness so you have to use extensions and a swivel to get to it.

Also... Extendo!
 

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I did mine at the same time so I can’t say for sure. Just seems like it would be a weak link. On the MQB cars the motor mount is easy, but the trans mount is under a really tight wire harness so you have to use extensions and a swivel to get to it.

Also... Extendo!
Gonna need to do that on mine this summer. I bet theyre toast.
 

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They have to be tired with your power level. Mine were a bit sloppy on a 15,000 mile stock GTI.
 

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That and Ive launched a decent amount of times now and I have more vibration that I should from just the puck....tho the temps do affect it.
 

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I keep forgetting you have that baller HPA dog bone setup... or that mine has poly in it also. I’d think that would limit some of the mount destroying movement but who knows. I had the insert in my dog bone mount week one and my mounts still had more play in them than I would have expected.
 
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Got the front end buttoned up and the heat exchanger plumbed up. Flashed her to stage 1 as the pulley puller I had wasn't working so hot so I will need to pop the front end off and put the bitch back into service position. I am ok with this because I can cruise her in stage 1 for a few weeks and get a feel for the new power knowing stage 2 is just a heavy afternoon's worth of labor away.



Also thinking of pulling the yellow Lamin-x fog tint. I just don't know if I like it


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I’ve heard the yellow Laminx fog tint makes led fog lights look greenish. That’s why I never got it.
 
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Got a few rides in including one with my buddy with a Terminator. Hearing two Eaton's in unison is pretty bad ass even if we are both only in the 400 hp range. Next is to drop her an inch and a quarter on coilovers just researching at the moment.
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