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Old 28th February 2021, 01:11 AM
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19 would just ruin it
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Old 2nd June 2021, 12:33 AM
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I guess it might be when all completed who knows?
but it already has interested parties at first dibs and second dibs - form an orderly queue here!

I'm very much reliant on my local mechanic this end and also hopefully a short sharp visit to the A2 Doctor(!) later for one or two jobs (on the basis that it is neither murple or a D2! ) but happy to have a tinker with trim and valeting etc when the weather warms up a bit
Just wanted to see if there were any updates on your nice A2?
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Old 2nd June 2021, 07:43 AM
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Default A2,s we have 6 in total friends/family cars

the Audi A2 is quite a simple car in many ways
but very complicated in others
having worked on them for years now i can confirm the following in my opinion

the petrol versions are nowt but trouble

the best one is the 1.4tdi 90bhp

2 of ours are mapped and are very quick and torquey

make no mistake about it , if it goes wrong you need a compitant guy around it as its not for your average mechanic
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Old 2nd June 2021, 12:39 PM
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Just wanted to see if there were any updates on your nice A2?
I've been slowly doing jobs to it -
- We have taken out the black sports interior and door cards (which I will get around to selling) and installed a set of Red Leather heated sports seats, and door cards, bought the heated seat loom and switches to get them functioning fully

- So far mechanically we have replaced the shocks, bump stops and top mounts, taken off the manifold and repaired it properly and cleaned it all off, replaced all four injectors with uprated ones (Original injectors were upgraded with uprated wire mesh filter baskets and graphite seals - O-ring top seal and head seals and tested for leaks and spray pattern), doing the cam belt etc and new plugs and a full service, fixed one door check strap and fuel flap issue and replaced ignition barrel with new and deleted a rather silly start button. We also changed front brake hoses and replaced all brake fluid & MOT'd the car (no advisories!)

- Internally changing a lot of the worn switchgear, lights switch, HVAC unit etc and fitting a bluetooth streaming unit. retrofitting the looms and kit for heated seats, cruise control, and front fog lights, replaced storage tray and one front pop out cup holder, installed a quick connect battery charging lead for my CTEK charger, replaced rear number plate light units and bulbs with new ones and LEDs, cleaned all the carpets & fitted mats etc.

- still to do are things like swap the drivers door lock, new undertray (none present), external bodywork tidying scuffs & full valet/detail, sort out a couple of the Votex jacking point covers which were loose possibly change the front windscreen as it has a small crack in the passenger corner, custom DRL / fog light installation and I'd also love to find a darker headlining and A/B/C Pillars etc and possibly a red leather steering wheel and handbrake / gearstick gaiters. I also inherited a complete Bose upgrade set of speakers and amp plus CD changer with the car so looking at how easy that is to deal with.
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Old 2nd June 2021, 02:15 PM
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I've been slowly doing jobs to it -
- We have taken out the black sports interior and door cards (which I will get around to selling) and installed a set of Red Leather heated sports seats, and door cards, bought the heated seat loom and switches to get them functioning fully

- So far mechanically we have replaced the shocks, bump stops and top mounts, taken off the manifold and repaired it properly and cleaned it all off, replaced all four injectors with uprated ones (Original injectors were upgraded with uprated wire mesh filter baskets and graphite seals - O-ring top seal and head seals and tested for leaks and spray pattern), doing the cam belt etc and new plugs and a full service, fixed one door check strap and fuel flap issue and replaced ignition barrel with new and deleted a rather silly start button. We also changed front brake hoses and replaced all brake fluid & MOT'd the car (no advisories!)

- Internally changing a lot of the worn switchgear, lights switch, HVAC unit etc and fitting a bluetooth streaming unit. retrofitting the looms and kit for heated seats, cruise control, and front fog lights, replaced storage tray and one front pop out cup holder, installed a quick connect battery charging lead for my CTEK charger, replaced rear number plate light units and bulbs with new ones and LEDs, cleaned all the carpets & fitted mats etc.

- still to do are things like swap the drivers door lock, new undertray (none present), external bodywork tidying scuffs & full valet/detail, sort out a couple of the Votex jacking point covers which were loose possibly change the front windscreen as it has a small crack in the passenger corner, custom DRL / fog light installation and I'd also love to find a darker headlining and A/B/C Pillars etc and possibly a red leather steering wheel and handbrake / gearstick gaiters. I also inherited a complete Bose upgrade set of speakers and amp plus CD changer with the car so looking at how easy that is to deal with.
Does that mean we can look forward to an MJ-stylee "WITW" A2 thread then?
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Old 2nd June 2021, 03:20 PM
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Default A2

ive got an undertray

mate had an original red leather steering wheel

i have some very nice A3 5 spoke wheels too in original factory paint

a couple of drive shafts and rear lights

false boot floor

boot cover
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Old 2nd June 2021, 09:25 PM
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Love the look of the A2 - see lots round me in Kennington London - and Iím sure the BMW i3 designers borrowed the packaging.
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Old 3rd June 2021, 12:55 AM
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the Audi A2 is quite a simple car in many ways
but very complicated in others
having worked on them for years now i can confirm the following in my opinion

the petrol versions are nowt but trouble

the best one is the 1.4tdi 90bhp

2 of ours are mapped and are very quick and torquey

make no mistake about it , if it goes wrong you need a compitant guy around it as its not for your average mechanic
I would love to get the tdi version, however, due to ULEZ we are stuffed! so you are saying to steer away from petrol?
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Old 3rd June 2021, 12:59 AM
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So I guess you are not bored of the A2 yet?
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Old 3rd June 2021, 04:05 AM
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I would love to get the tdi version, however, due to ULEZ we are stuffed! so you are saying to steer away from petrol?

well i would especially the 1.4
if you get a 1.6fsi low miles and its had 5000 mile oil changes your in with a chance, but search the A2 forum for faults on petrols

£30 a year road tax for this car i bought last year for the missis so why not?
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2014 A4 saloon 2.0tdi B8.5 SE Tecknic (the wifes) ..
Track Car=A4 3.0tdi quattro well modded ..
New Toy=FocusRS Mk2 5pot in Ultimate Green ..

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