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    Milky oil stick & loss of power S3 8L

    Ended up getting it fixed, it Was a lot more simple than first thought. The milky oil stick was because of the work that had been carried out it would have picked residue from the pipes. The loss of power was down to loose pipes which I couldn’t see. Ended up taking her to tuning techniques in...
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    Audi S3 8L boost leak

    Hello there, just looking for a bit of advise again in my S3 8L. I have up graded the boost pipes - I think I paid roughly £60 for them on eBay, recently I lost all forms of boost and it was just making a rumbling sound when I accelerated over about 20% I had the car looked at by the Welsh VW...
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    Milky oil stick & loss of power S3 8L

    The water level has dropped however not below min. And yes I did notice a lot of white smoke always... especially when sitting at the lights. I have sorn the car now as I’m too scared to cause more damage. It will be getting stripped back soon, I hope I haven’t split the block when the cam belt...
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    Milky oil stick & loss of power S3 8L

    Thanks for your reply, sorry I took so long. Do you think a pressure test will diagnose it? Or would it need stripping down completely. Thank you
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    Milky oil stick & loss of power S3 8L

    Hello All, I have an Audi S3 8L. Just before Christmas the cam belt snapped when the water pump seized, I spent a bit of money and had it re build - head sent off for skimming, new gasket etc. It drove better than ever afterwards however 850miles in and I have lost all power, the MAF sensor is...
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    Bose sound system Audi S3

    Yeah great thanks for that, actually after this I found a full set of Bose for £70 which I thought was a steal. I only have my front left crackling so I assume it’s the cone. At least now I have a spare If any of the others go, including the amp. thanks for the reply
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    Bose sound system Audi S3

    Hi guys, Just wanting to know about people’s experiences with the Audi S3 8L Bose sound system? My front left has gone possibly front right is on it’s way... is it worth finding a replacement Bose sound system or go after market? Cheers
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    Audi S3 8L tuning

    Ah right okay no worries. I am sure I will get to 10 posts soon enough
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    Audi S3 8L tuning

    Ah yeah great! You've had a fair few audis then, I like it. Mm yeah im going to take your advise and not go for the ebay f23 turbo as its £138 and that does seem way too cheap. Realistically im not in the right place to spend 1000 on a turbo when the cost of fixing it could be up at that price...
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    Audi S3 8L tuning

    Obi_waynne, legend for that. A lot of useful feedback there. I am going to go for the f23 turbo. The head is going to be port polished by my mate. I haven't actually got a mapper lined up, the one I've used in the past on my volkswagen T5 unfortunately doesn't do the S3 8L but I will shop around...
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    Audi S3 8L tuning

    Hi guys, I have an audi s3 8L with a snapped cam belt due to a seized water pump. Sods law this happened 2 days before it was booked in to be changed Thankfully I have a very good mechanic friend on furlough that is re building it for me. So my questions are: whilst having the engine...
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