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Old 3rd May 2011, 01:39   #31
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Congrats on the purchase. At at that price, OMG!!

Enjoy the drive.
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Old 3rd May 2011, 14:29   #32
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Congrats and welcome to the rare but elite club :-)

Things to look after:
1. Timing Belt
2. Induction coils
3. AC coil and pollen filter
4. Radiator Fans
5. Clutch
6. Fuel Pump
7. Suspension
8. Xenons have tendency to fuse
9. Power windows motor
10. EPC and check engine light is a common issue
11. Sunroof care
12. Idling the car for first and last 1 min of your drive
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Old 3rd May 2011, 16:26   #33
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Congratulations, Adman and welcome to the club.

RS is an awesome car and I'm sure you are going to love every minute of driving it around. Before you decide on any mods, suggest do drive some of the modded RS in all kinds of traffic conditions. Not that the mods would not be appreciated, it definitely would be, but would help you decide on what mods to go for.

BTW, I have a silver RS too. Have been in love with it for 4 years now and 39K on odo.

Cheers and Drive Safe.
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Old 3rd May 2011, 16:59   #34
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Congrats adman on the silver beast.Looks well maintained.And at 3.5 lakhs it is definitely a mouth watering deal.Looks elegant and any mods planned?
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Old 3rd May 2011, 17:19   #35
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Drool Drool! Congrats man, have a blast. This car tops my list in 'the most affordable sports car'
If you want you can sell it to me, I can give 4lakhs for it :-)
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Old 4th May 2011, 12:12   #36
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Congrats and welcome to the rare but elite club :-)

Things to look after:
1. Timing Belt
2. Induction coils
3. AC coil and pollen filter
4. Radiator Fans
5. Clutch
6. Fuel Pump
7. Suspension
8. Xenons have tendency to fuse
9. Power windows motor
10. EPC and check engine light is a common issue
11. Sunroof care
12. Idling the car for first and last 1 min of your drive
Number 12 is an issue no one looks into. it is definately important!! i see alot of vrs's around me blowing white smoke
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Old 4th May 2011, 12:19   #37
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Number 12 is an issue no one looks into. it is definately important!! i see alot of vrs's around me blowing white smoke

I've been doing that since the day i first cranked him up. Have been doing that religiously ever since. Also, thanks for the list buddy. I'm gonna get all the checks done asap.
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He has now gone for a full suspension service, interior cleaning, tints and alignment. And maybe a BOV too. Plus, a few more surprises might come sooner than expected
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I've been doing that since the day i first cranked him up. Have been doing that religiously ever since. Also, thanks for the list buddy. I'm gonna get all the checks done asap.
Luckily my A4 when i turn it off, the car leaves the fans on for about 5 minutes after to help cooling.
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He has now gone for a full suspension service, interior cleaning, tints and alignment. And maybe a BOV too. Plus, a few more surprises might come sooner than expected
after market suspension and BOV? good stuff man i love it how your modding it real soon what % tints are you getting done.
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after market suspension and BOV? good stuff man i love it how your modding it real soon what % tints are you getting done.
Not after market suspension. Just getting the stock one overhauled. Tein suspension might come in after a few months. Tints are 50% ones.

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Congratulations on the acquisition.
Any performance mods planned? Pete's box?
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Luckily my A4 when i turn it off, the car leaves the fans on for about 5 minutes after to help cooling.
The engine idling at start/stop is to help the turbo charger lubricate and settle down. Not for the fan to cool the radiator.
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Old 14th June 2011, 14:03   #43
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Hey guys, the car is running fine now. Just needed a little help from you guys. Can anyone suggest a good and honest workshop for Skoda in Mumbai? I need to get some minor suspension work done. Used to go to Four Seasons Automobiles, but lately their service and expertise are going down the drain. So I'm looking for someone reliable in Mumbai. Please let me know if you guys can suggest anything. Thanks in advance.
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Congrats, this is a great car. The new Laura RS is due in Sep. Just wish I knew this earlier as I just got my Laura last month.
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Old 27th June 2011, 21:42   #45
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drove the car myself..indeed a good find.
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