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This week i collected my 2013 2.0 A5 black edition and was just wondering what are the most popular mods for these cars. I'm not going to do to much but I've a few subtle ideas in mind. My first few questions:

Spacers - Do many people fit them and if so what sizes?
Seat belt warning - can this be turned off without the use of VCDS
Carbon cleaning - is this worth having done on a car with 79k

Thanks in advance for any advice or info....
 

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1. no idea
2. no, VCDS or equivalent (OBDELEVEN) required
3. yes. you can do it with chemical spray thru the intake ($, noticeable idle improvement) or physically with walnut shell blasting ($$$, 100% clean)
 

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Also, for speed, I recommend a ECU remap (APR is popular)

For driving responsiveness, something like Pedal Commander

For brakes, Akebono for daily driving. Much less dust and lasts much longer.

For entertainment, Tune2Air for bluetooth streaming or you can upgrade the whole radio to Android Auto.

I didn't include anything in the looks department because that's very personal IMHO.
 

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I had an apr remap on my last car so was considering one again or maybe a custom map.

I've not heard of the pedal commanders, what kind of cost do these come in at?
 

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This week i collected my 2013 2.0 A5 black edition and was just wondering what are the most popular mods for these cars. I'm not going to do to much but I've a few subtle ideas in mind. My first few questions:

Spacers - Do many people fit them and if so what sizes?
Seat belt warning - can this be turned off without the use of VCDS
Carbon cleaning - is this worth having done on a car with 79k

Thanks in advance for any advice or info....
Can only advise based on my 08 1.8 TFSI.
1. I run 25’s at the back and 20s at the front, H&R.
2. Yes, you can also do alot with the lights & needle sweep ect.
3. I would carbon clean any used car you got tbh, doesn’t cost much and can’t hurt.

My mods are attached.
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One more mod:

I switched the windshield fluid spray nozzle from the original one that sprays 4 jets of water but clogs up way too often, to one for the A6 (I think) that sprays a finer mist in a fan pattern.

It's much better because it doesn't clog up every week or so and the glass gets just as much fluid.
 

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One more mod:

I switched the windshield fluid spray nozzle from the original one that sprays 4 jets of water but clogs up way too often, to one for the A6 (I think) that sprays a finer mist in a fan pattern.

It's much better because it doesn't clog up every week or so and the glass gets just as much fluid.
Interested in this, do you have the part number?
 

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For those "fan spray" washer nozzles, do you mean that the Audi part # 4G8955987A (left) for A6 models can replace the equivalent A4/A5 part # 8T0955988B (left) without problems? (yes I am not quoting right side #'s) And of more interest to me, maybe these will fit on my 2009 A3???? My A3 nozzles are blocking regularly and frustrating to attempt to clear.
 

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I dont know which part number it replaces, but I bought mine which is designed for A6 but works perfectly for my 2013 A5. Snaps right in, no problems.

Do a search for DIY or video. It's one of the easiest and best upgrades in terms of ROI.

The ultimate best upgrade ROI is adding the hook in the trunk for grocery bags. That hook is standard for Audi Europe, but for some reason, Audi USA-spec didn't include them. I just bought a cheap one from eBay for a few bucks (it's really just hard plastic). The strap fell off, but has worked perfectly for the past 7+ years. I use this every day.

 

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Hmmm. grocery hooks. Maybe Canadian spec is different. I have 2 in my trunk/boot.
 
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