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Awesome build
 

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Nice upgrades, fantastic!
 

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Nice work Jack! I hope I'll see your car at some of the UK meets.
I'm about to buy the Hella G5 projectors along with the bracket adaptors from EMTuning, my headlights are already opened. Is it dificult to make them fit on to the original bracket? Are they larger than the Valeo OEM projectors? Or what's the issue? Thanks
 

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Nice work Jack! I hope I'll see your car at some of the UK meets.
I'm about to buy the Hella G5 projectors along with the bracket adaptors from EMTuning, my headlights are already opened. Is it dificult to make them fit on to the original bracket? Are they larger than the Valeo OEM projectors? Or what's the issue? Thanks
I know we've spoke outside of the forum but thought I would reply anyway,

They require a lot of dremeling of the standard bracket to fit as they are slightly bigger. its very messy and you get lots of tiny pieces of plastic everywhere, do it somewhere you dont mind getting the plastic everywhere and and wear cloths you dont ever intend or wearing again lol.

100% worth the upgrade though, as I have said before full beam capacity will put some light bars to shame!
 

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Few more bits to add

Hella horns

Yep, I know it’s a Jap thing but the Audi horns are weak and sound a very tame compared to Hella’s – when you use your horn you want people to hear it, right? Wired straight off the factory horns, these are “hella” louder! I like the subtle look too! Also wrinkle painted the crash bar, I love wrinkle paint!

Sub and amp

Now I’ve seen people replace the standard sub before with a low profile 10” aftermarket sub using a little or no amp just to get a bit of bass however, me being me and having had a sub before I decided to take it up a notch and run 900rms off a completely hidden sub and amp install (well, 90% hidden anyway). I should have took more photos but with a little bit of work on the dremel I managed to get the amp, sub and line convertor hidden under the parcel shelf deck without the sub magnet hanging below the shelf. Well chuffed with how hidden it is! Since the sub in mounted the body you feel it all through the car but with the remote gain controller its very easy to turn the sub down the very little or off.

Egt sensor

Something I wanted to do for a while was run a EGT sensor, since I may or may not have a egr delete there is a nice little plate to put the sensor, remove plate, drill and tap, install sensor, reassemble, done  still need to wire to the guage however!

Sound deadened doors

Picked up some real cheap sound deadening with full intentions of sound deadening the top of the parcel shelf however there is VERY LITTLE room on the shelf and I decided against it and thought I would use the deadening to do the front doors instead. Rides a little quieter now with less road noise. Going to look into sound deadening the wheel arches and perhaps the inside of the bonnet to see if I can bring the road noise down a little more.

2018 A5 S-Line Heated and fully electric seats

Always wanted new seats since I brought the car, the standard leathers were nice but 11 years old they had signs of wear and tear – wanted the RS wingbacks but the price! ... Picked up a set from a B9 S-line fairly cheap and had a trip down the Audi Retrofits where Ash got them working perfectly! So much more comfortable, I’ll be nice and warm in the winter and the electric adjustment is just cool! Even the head rest! All new to me.

Under glow and Demon eyes

I appreciate it’s not to everyone’s taste and that I will get a lot of “you’ve ruined a classy car” however, I like it sooo …. They’re wired to my fog light wiring with a resistor as I no longer have fog lights due to the X-UK RS bumper. I did this because I wanted to be able to turn them on in the car using a OEM button to keep things neat and tidy. A by-product of this means they turn on when I unlock the car which makes finding the car in a carpark very easy and gives me the ability to randomly turn them on whilst I’m sat at a restaurant watching my car and people walk by, its quite entertaining and keeps gives me a giggle.
 

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Nice updates, installing tidily as you have makes all the difference in my opinion between an average mod and a good one :)
 

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Been a while since I posted here, and I have no idea what the dates were! But I’m back.
Xenonz-UK Widebody, JR11 wheels and a massive wing!

I decided I had had enough of being boring, so I went all out. (Breaking up with my ex of 5 years probably influenced by decision too lol) I know what a lot of people are going to say, but before you do – I built it for me!

Let’s talk about the wing, I love it! I always wanted one and a guy I followed on Instagram was selling it. So I went down there and brought it! I found it pretty easy to fit, strip the boot lining which takes literally 5 minutes when you know how, drill some holes fire the spoiler on and fill the inside full of sealant It doesn’t leak water into your rear inner lights. Some people say that spoilers like this make no difference, well I can tell you for sure they bloody do. If you think your standard a5 with H&R springs and roll bars handles well, you haven’t seen nothing yet! It’s incredible. I literally cannot find the words to describe!

Doing a wide arch conversion on your own car is, how shall I put it, NERVE RACKING. I’m not going to explain how to fit a wide arch there’s plenty of videos available on YouTube, but drilling, cutting, welding and (setting fire) to your car isn’t the easiest of things to do. But overall I love it and I think it makes the wing look a little bit more like its supposed to be there – little bit more of a race car kind of vibe??? Japan racing JR11 to complement. And for those interested, 20”x12J et-5/-30 and 285/25/20!

I’ll let the photos do most the talking this time :)
 

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Wow, that's pretty sweet! I don't mind the over the top look, the wing compliments the arches! I can imagine cutting the rear arches must have tested your nerves. Did you do the work yourself? People might be all up in arms about a mod like this, but I kind of like it. Personally I think the waterproofing and rust prevention underneath is more crucial than just adding wide arches.

Nice choice of wheels, got them myself for winters, but not at that ridiculous offset.. :p

Cool car ! :)
 

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I do all the work myself with the help of my friends! yeah, i get a lot of mixed reactions... but the thing is, people always double take me - no one cares about Lamborghini's anymore! haha. Rust prevention isnt that difficult if im honest, the front wings just need a bit of paint as there is only one skin, on the rear you dont actually open up the two skins too much, so theres not that much to treat!
 
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