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Project TTS-SF: Audi Accessories Spoiler and Custom Silver Optics Package

by on 20 January 2011 in Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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For this installment we’re going full circle in the modding game and heading back to the dealership to install some premium pieces from the Audi Accessories catalog. If you are a fan of modding like me, you are always on the lookout for tasty bits from your favorite aftermarket companies. More…

4 Season 2010 Audi S4 Report 7: Installing APR’s Reflective Sound Cancellation Exhaust

by on 16 December 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Driving the Audi S4 around docilely throughout the day-to-day commute, it’s easy to forget that the car’s 3.0-liter V6 is supercharged. You have to listen with the audible tenacity of a recording engineer in order to say you hear any sort of whine from the Eaton supercharger unit underneath the hood and even then you’re […] More…

4 Season 2010 Audi S4 Report 6: Traversing the Summer Show Season

by on 5 November 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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One of the best facets of the summer season for many Audi owners is the sheer number of shows, events and get-togethers where like-minded enthusiasts can congregate and talk shop. Throughout the summer season we’ve attended many such events and have had the pleasure of doing so in our Audi Exclusive Suzuka Grey 2010 S4. […] More…

4 Season Audi S4: Completing Black Optics

by on 26 October 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Maybe it’s because I’m a product of the 1970s but the idea of a sedan with traditional four-door configuration as something that inspires lustful comments on a regular basis still surprises me. In the disco era a Gran Torino with two doors was a Starsky and Hutch worthy while the four-door was something for grandma […] More…

Project TTS-SF: HRE Wheels & Goodyear Eagle F1 Tires

by on 22 October 2010 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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In our previous installment we traveled from California to Alabama to visit the guys at APR and get the car pushed up to the 400hp mark. They accomplished this using their excellent Stage 3 turbo kit developed for the TTS, which utilizes a GT2871 turbo. And with much higher levels of power, it seemed a […] More…

Project Glut S5: Introduction

by on 15 October 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Having owned seven Audis in the last seven years, its not surprising I was getting the itch for another. If your addiction is similar then you probably would agree you’d want the next to be something truly memorable. Luckily Audi Exclusive will give you a mighty big “back scratcher” if you scratch them a check…in […] More…

Project TTS-SF: APR Tuned Stage 3

by on 26 September 2010 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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In our previous installment we flashed the ECU of our Audi TTS with that old APR magic to Stage 1. We also became the first mag-ride equipped Audi in North America to utilize the new KW Suspension “Elektronics kit”, defeating the CEL’s that usually go along with that while creating a beautifully handling and properly […] More…

Project TTS-SF: APR Stage I ECU Upgrade and KW Coilovers

by on 24 July 2010 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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When it comes down to finding a shop to help continue a project, choosing carefully will save you a world of hurt. As Project TTS:SF has begun to pick up cadence, it was time to get more acquainted with a local tuner and the choice seemed natural. After a recent accident left the hub of […] More…

Project TTS:SF – Installment 4, Linked-in with Neuspeed

by on 18 June 2010 in Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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In our previous installment we upped the ante with a methanol injection kit by AEM. We also upgraded the brake pads to Hawk ceramics, and changed out the OEM brake lines for the Neuspeed stainless steel braided lines. This installment we wanted to do something totally different. I had a trip planned to visit with […] More…

Project TTS-SF: Methanol & Ceramic

by on 6 April 2010 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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In the last installment of our Audi TTS Project car we covered all of the current engine and interior modifications to get up to speed with the car as it stood at the beginning of this series. This time around we’ve gone for our first “go-fast” mod, and our first “slow-down” mod. With some previous […] More…

4 Season 2010 Audi S4 Report 2: Winter Tires

by on 15 March 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Miles: 1,282 With late January delivery and a Mid-Atlantic locale we initially considered trying to ‘rough it’ through the remainder of the winter on our S4’s summer rubber and hopefully cheat the fate we know inevitably comes with such a move. After the first snow came, we quickly changed our minds. You know that first […] More…

Project TTS:SF – Installment 2, What’s Going on in There? plus Webisode 2

by on 25 February 2010 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Project TTS-SF Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Recently we introduced our Project Audi TTS:SF project car series complete with video webisodes. In this installment we’ll cover a few initial installments that have upgraded the car here and there before we begin to really delve into upgraded components. We’ll go over what pieces we have swapped out and what the rationale was for […] More…