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Forum: Audi A3
06-12-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,142
Posted By dscott

Beat on it / Break it. Dumb Dumb. Codes. DV?

My 06 A3 2.0 w/ GIAC, APR Turbo Back, Evo CAI, Upgrade fuel pump, etc..is down on power. 30,000 hard street miles in a little over a year. Plus track time.
Took it to my shop and they got following...
Forum: Audi A3
05-08-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 655
Posted By dscott

Hello. Been a while

I have been driving back and forth to Boston from Fairfield CT every week since early Decmber. VT on the weekends.My 06 A3 has been a joy and well used. Just under 30,000 on it. lots of mods that I...
Forum: Audi A8
02-13-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,125
Posted By dscott

2001 S8 Black on Black for sale

Just a little A3 guy myself but I just put my dads S8 in classifieds. Dealer driven nuts with maint demands! Nice car.
Scott
02-13-2007, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By dscott

2001 S8 Black on Black

2001 S8...Black, 101K mi, ABS,black leather, p/moon roof, fully
loaded, 360HP, Brembo brakes, new transmission, dealer maintained, black on
black,$19,900 I have car in Stratford CT.
...
Forum: Audi A3
02-12-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By dscott

Now I'll Say I love my APR Exhaust

I have had problems with some funky readings and more of an issue tearing apart my front exhaust hanger bracket. Well my BAD! Poor ,loose and mis-aligned install was the culprit!
Original install...
Forum: Audi A3
02-03-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By dscott

RE: Lots of Codes / Who knows?

Thanks for the reply.
Stock radio.
Maybe airbag sensor broke in passenger seat from throwing my briefcase on it?
Cat code came up when I had APR program as well.
My guy cleared all and...
Forum: Audi A3
02-03-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,527
Posted By dscott

Lots of Codes / Who knows?

I have a 06 A3 2.0T Front drive 6 Speedwith.
-GIAC 93 remap
-Suggested Audi Fuel Rail Pump upgrade
-APR Turbo back exhuast
-Evo Cold Air intake
-Full Suspension set up
-Stop TechsBig...
Forum: Audi A3
01-11-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By dscott

RE: Front Exhaust Hanger Bracket

Thanks for the reply. Good suggestion! Car is going to my speed shop in next few days for them to look at it. Just want to go with as many ideas as posible before I start paying them $91/hour.I am...
Forum: Audi A3
01-11-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By dscott

Front Exhaust Hanger Bracket

I have gone through 2 front exhaust hanger brackets on my A3 2.0T FWD. I have the APR Turbo back exhaust along with a GIAC program, Evo Intake, Upgrade Fuel Pump.....
I assumed it is the extra...
Forum: Audi A3
12-02-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 876
Posted By dscott

Chip it

06 A3 2.0T FWD 6 spd. 15,000 hard work miles, three track events, no problems, fast and fun!
Chipped since 500 miles or so. Driven hard since day one.
GIAC
APR Cat Back Exhaust
Evo CAI
...
Forum: Audi A3
11-19-2006, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,423
Posted By dscott

RE: Audi A3 2.0T engine light.

Hey Brian,
There are many companies out there that have software to "reprogram" / "remap" your Engine Control Unit (computer) to get more power. This is the best bang for the buck to improve...
Forum: Audi A3
11-19-2006, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,423
Posted By dscott

RE: Audi A3 2.0T engine light.

Once I put the APR ECU remap in my car ALL my lights went crazy. ESP, check engine, brake pad lights would all go on and off at random. Have not had any lights go on since I changed programs. Race...
Forum: Audi A3
11-19-2006, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By dscott

RE: Track Time / Results /Comment / Question

Well I am hooked on racing, again. Took my A3 to New Hampshire Int Motor Speedway on a wet day and to Lime Rock Park in the dry. Had a blast. The GIAC is a bit punchy, tough to be smooth on the...
Forum: Audi A3
10-04-2006, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By dscott

RE: New A3 w/A8 stock rims...

I have tried a few Audi rims I had in my collection from my A4 and S6. The A3 has much different offset than otheer Audi's I have had. The offset on the A3 is deeper. Took some time for me to get a...
Forum: Audi A3
09-30-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By dscott

RE: Track Time

T2T
All great advice. I have not been out on the track for 10 plus years. Gee my daughter is 10! I came in third place in the SCCA Solo II nationals years ago in a Toyota MR2 rear wheel drive and...
Forum: Audi A3
09-30-2006, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By dscott

RE: Winter driving

I have a 06 2.0T FWD. I drove my chipped and very stiff (full H&R/Bilstein) set up from CT to VT all last winter. Car was great fun and I had no problems in snow, ice, or rain UNLESS I was looking...
Forum: Audi A3
09-30-2006, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,141
Posted By dscott

Track Time

Well I have done enough to my 06 A3 2.0t 6 speed to get her on the track. I am going to New Hampshire International Speedway for a track day in October! Have done tons to my car and I know it will be...
Forum: Audi A3
09-15-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By dscott

RE: GIAC WINS!!! APR...Loser!

i will no longer use caps. it has been a long year of problems with apr. i don't use the word hate. and i addmitted that my problem may be unique. man you guys are tougher than some of the old timers...
Forum: Audi A3
09-14-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By dscott

RE: GIAC WINS!!! APR...Loser!

Not sure what the suit comment is all about. If negative hope you feel better. I positive thanks. How do replys like that help enthusiasts? I am only trying to share honest info after a frustrating...
Forum: Audi A3
09-13-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,288
Posted By dscott

GIAC WINS!!! APR...Loser!

I have had the APR stock, 91, 93 remap and full exhaust in my car for almost a year. I have had nothing but trouble. I have had 2 or 3 versions of the APR program in and no help. I called APR and...
Forum: Audi A3
09-02-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By dscott

RE: Problems after Mods

I went in to Borders and asked some kids (18+) what the good Audi / VW mags were. They pointed me in the right direction and said your that guy with the Grey A3! It is good being noticed around town...
09-02-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,039
Posted By dscott

RE: EVO MS vs CARBONIO

I installed the Evo in my 06 A3 today. Nice fit / easy. Not loud and definite performance gain. The Carbonia looks nice but....
Scott
(lots of mods)
Forum: Audi A3
09-02-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By dscott

Problems after Mods

I have listed the mods I have been doing to my 06 A3 2.0T in past posts. A quick review.
APR 93 remap
APR turbo back exhaust
Neuspeed Torque Stiffener
New Fuel Pump
Evolution Motorsport...
Forum: Audi A3
08-22-2006, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By dscott

Diverter Valve

Does anybody make a diverter valve for the 2.0t FSI? Not a Blow off valve.
Thanks
Scott
Forum: Audi A3
08-22-2006, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By dscott

RE: A3 chipping and suspension

Just a stock filter change to the K & N. Not a cold intake system. After reading all this I am on a search for the AEM. Didnt see anything from K&N yet. I guess your it. Have fun with your car!
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