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Project A3




2012 Audi A3 Sline 2.0t TSI

Performance:
Eurodyne Stage 2 ECU Tune
Eurodyne Stage 2 DSG Tune
S3 all aluminum Intercooler
S3 Turbo outlet pipe
CTS Throttle pipe
USP Motorsports intake pipe
w/custom short ram air intake
CTS 3” catless downpipe
Custom 3” exhaust w/resonator no muffler
ECS Tuning turbo muffler delete
Integrated Engineering Catch Can
Forge Motorsports DV
R8 coilpacks w/ red R8 wire loom
NGK Iridium Ix spark plugs
P3 digital boost gauge
ST X Coilovers
MKVI GTI front brake calipers w/ EBC green/yellow performance pads front and back.
Slotted rear rotors
ECS Tuning Street Guard skid plate

Visual:
Radi8 r8a10 19x8.5 et 45 wrapped in 255/35 contis
RS3 style grill
S3 style mirror caps
Euro aspherical blindspot mirrors
UroTuning rear wiper delete
Maxton Designs rear spoiler lip
Kenwood Radio DMX7705S
Rear Backup Camera
Rexing V1P Front/Rear Facing Dash Cams
Cobra XRS-9470 Radar Detector
Retrofitted three spoke steering wheel with extended DSG paddle shifters
Retrofitted RS3 (8v) turbine style air vents
MKV GTI Aluminum gas/brake pedals
Retrofitted MKII TT dead pedal
BFI GS2 red perforated leather DSG shift knob
S3 aluminum shifter surround
RS3 style leather wrapped bolsters
Rubber floor mats and trunk liner
Porsche aluminum oil cap w/blackout water reservoir and coolant caps
ECS Tuning Aluminum oil dipstick
LED Interior/license plate and reverse lights
Sylvania hyper-white head light bulbs
Sylvania FogVision yellow fog light bulbs and Lamin-X Film
 

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Here is my ride been meaning to make a build thread.
Instagram is @audijedi. <---for videos

● 2008 Audi A3 Quattro
● Black Optics Package(Titanium Package)
● Black suede leather 2012 TDI interior complete
● Cold Weather Package (heated seats, mirrors)
● Open sky dual moon roof
● Bose sound system
● Factory Stronic DSG shifter Upgrade
● 034Motorsport stage 3 turbo kit
● 034Motorsport billet fuel rail
● Precision 6262 ball bearing turbo (latest billet wheel design)
● 034Motorsport Compression dropping cyl head spacer kit
● Supertech Inconel exhaust valves
● ARP Head stud kit
● Supertech valve springs
● 034Motorsport billet intake manifold kit
● Custom 3.5” exhaust with HFC
● Custom light weight front mount intercooler
● 850cc EV-14 injectors
● FP34 surge tank and fuel pump
● DW65v in-tank fuel pump
● ECU Calibrations for: 91, 104 Gasoline, and E85
● Stage 3 DSG Calibrations
● Haldex adjustable rear differential controller, with remote
● TTRS front brake upgrade
● Stainless brake line upgrade
● KW Club Sport Variant 3 suspension, with front camber/caster plates
● 034Motorsport dog bone insert
● 034Motorsport billet dog bone mount arm
● 034Motorsport Rear sway bar
● 034Motorsport rear trailing arm bearings
● 034Motorsport rear sway bar links
● 034Motorsport rear upper adjustable control arms
● TTRS front control arm bushing upgrade
● 034Motorsport street density engine/trans mounts
● 18x8.5" VMR V810 Wheels
● Lots of surprised people
● Has put down ~550whp on 034Motorsport dyno, 615+ on others
● 10.96 ¼ Mile @ 127.5mph

Next on the list is a full S3 body conversion and a rear brake upgrade.
 
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I've had my 2007 A3 S-Line DSG since 2007 and didn't post much because I didn't really do much to the car for a long while. Performance wise, didn't feel the need to chip because torque is absolutely fantastic and I just don't drive in an area where I can move in a "spirited" fashion. Too much risk with lousy drivers and cops. Up to now, I've done the following:
  • Faux silver satin finish aftermarket side mirror covers
  • Euro headlight switch cluster with aluminum ring accent
  • Euro tails with amber turn signal
  • Enabled rear fog light, driver's side
  • Enabled key fob for windows: hold lock--all windows up; hold unlock--all windows down
  • Stainless steel pedals & dead-pedal
  • Fixed armrest latch issue with magnetic closure
  • Replaced rear license plate light sockets (OEM melted) and installed LED lights
  • Replaced dated 2007 OEM rims with 2010 OEM rims.
  • Rear anti-sway bar

Planned work: Replace front grille (damaged) with blackout style; convert single-DIN to double-DIN; CAI; LED tails; upgrade interior lighting


 

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Did you ever have to repaint the front or rear passenger door? The silver paint looks like it has a slightly different shade to it, from one door to the next. I know metallic paint does pose a challenge when repainting, with some colors more difficult than others.
 

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Did you ever have to repaint the front or rear passenger door? The silver paint looks like it has a slightly different shade to it, from one door to the next. I know metallic paint does pose a challenge when repainting, with some colors more difficult than others.
I’ve only owned the car for about a year. But the left rear door and quarter have obviously been repaired at some point, No evidence other then the paint matching. The car will be repainted when the mechanical stuff is done.


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Thanks. 65K miles and DSG. Just did the United Motorsports tripple (ECU,DSG and Haldex) tune.....and now at the dealer for the 75K service.
What is the Haldex part of the triple? I assume the ECU and DSG are software tunes.
 

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What is the Haldex part of the triple? I assume the ECU and DSG are software tunes.
There's a haldex race controller. You can adjust the split of fwd VS. Rwd

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What is the Haldex part of the triple? I assume the ECU and DSG are software tunes.
See below From United Motorsports website. Since I am basically a kid at heart....I also added spark cut.

Haldex Performance Software

United Motorsport Haldex software has hundreds of hours of calibration work and custom strategical control. This software is flashed directly into the Haldex control unit, not into the engines ECU; it will work with all engine ECU software and is not transmission specific. The same torque will be transferred whether your vehicle is manual or automatic. Unlike other available controllers It will also work on diesel models. It does not require any external devices to switch mode; this is all taken care of automatically inside our software.

Modes Available:

Performance Mode: When requesting the most performance from your car, our software passes more torque to the rear than ANY other controller. While still retaining drive-ability and keeping with in hardware limits. Performance requested is based on pedal position. The harder you press the pedal, the more torque our software will transfer to the rear.

ECO Mode: While cruising our software decouples any drive to the rear, this creates better fuel economy while cruising. This decreases wear on an expensive non serviceable part. ECO mode is automatically engaged when your car moving along the road at steady speed, the same for throttle position. For Example, if you are driving down the road at a steady 70 mph this will engage ECO mode. At any point, if wheel spin is detected, 4wd will be engaged.

Variable Brake Distribution: While braking the software applies appropriate torque to the rear. This makes the car more stable in a hard braking situation. A MAJOR part of this control is vehicle speed, which prevents any binding of the drive train whilst steering at ANY low speeds (ie trying to park the car). This is also true of left foot braking, unlike stock.
 
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