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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby rkuchinsky » July 15th, 2015, 5:55 pm

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mo-i wrote:Of course it is the 320i !


Nice. Totally thought you had a Z a while back. Maybe it was someone else here, or were you taking care of one?

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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby yo » July 15th, 2015, 7:19 pm

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mo-i, you used to have a z4 coupe right, first gen? I still would like to own one of those some day.

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Postby Mr-914 » July 16th, 2015, 6:49 am

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Love the 320i. I wish a few had survived the rust apocalypse and wannabe Jacques Villeneuves of Montreal:(
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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby mo-i » July 17th, 2015, 5:26 am

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Well, correct I had a Z4 Coupe as a long term loaner from my brother in law a while back. But the e30 has
been to this board before, also. Technically I don't own a car for years now, since the Audi is a company car
and the papers of the E30 are signed in my wifes name, even If I became the sole caretaker and main driver for nearly
the last decade.

Yo,congrats, great color on the A3.

Are these fotos realistic or did you play with some kind of filter? The blue is supernatural.

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Postby yo » July 17th, 2015, 9:20 am

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The E30 is a great car. I love the simplicity of it and the size.

The blue is really vibrant. It is called Seapang Blue. Not quiet as bright as their classic Nagaro Blue which was on the original S4 (and you can special order that Negaro Blue for a small fortune) but it is still really nice. I've never had a car that want a neutral color before. I've had black, silver, grey, then white. I like having the bright color.
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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby rkuchinsky » July 17th, 2015, 11:02 am

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e30 is a great car. I learned to drive on one and then had as my first car my dad's hand me down 1984 318i. I drove it into the ground through university... RIP.

Small, quick, agile and a simple design elegance that is neither overly aggressive or over styled. It's what I wish more cars were like now.

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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby Cyberdemon » July 17th, 2015, 12:53 pm

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Trying to find a decent E30 these days is impossible if you aren't willing to give up your first born. It makes a great racing platform too so any bodies without rust get scooped up very quickly.

Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby mo-i » July 19th, 2015, 4:09 pm

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Well, to all the demons out there:

As I am not willing to make that sacriface I ll happily live with some rust in edges of the underbody of the E30.
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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby engio » July 20th, 2015, 11:28 am


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Had a funny deja-vu feeling, finally remembered why:

http://dev.boards.core77.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=24141#p170617

Made me miss my old blue A3 too.. :cry:

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Postby yo » July 20th, 2015, 3:11 pm

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nice shot!

Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby yo » February 20th, 2016, 4:41 pm

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Over 6 months in and I feel like I made the right choice. Loving this little car.
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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby engio » February 24th, 2016, 4:16 pm


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Hey Michael, have you found any good mobile phone holder to use in that?
I just got my 2016 a3 sportsback a few weeks back (3rd a3 in a row now!), on the hunt for a good phone holder..

Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby yo » February 24th, 2016, 5:26 pm

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Hmm, I don't use one. I just throw it in the center console cup holder. i use the car's GPS (Nav) even though inputing the address is harder than using my phone.... is that why you want the holder?

Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby engio » February 25th, 2016, 2:32 am


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Yeah, I want it for sat nav mostly - didn't go for the built in option since google maps works so well. In the previous model there was a perfect spot to place the phone right between the dials and it would sit firmly, so I never had any holder. In this a3 gen, the best spot is behind the cupholder which works fine, unless I have a cup or bootle in there. Which unfortunately always seems to be the case on the trips when I actually need GPS :idea:

Previous gen dash. The phone sat perfectly between those pegs.
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Re: Thinking of getting a new ride

Postby mo-i » February 25th, 2016, 9:41 am

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The "hardware" behind the dials must be the same in all Golf based models, as this is the exact same spot where my Samsung S5 is nestled when going on a trip in the wifes Touran. "Between the pegs."

engineering by pure coincidence.

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