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Old 10-11-2000, 01:03 PM   #1
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ownly, I envy you! I assume you got it in NZ, not Canada, right?

If the S3 was available here, I wouldn't own an Impreza. I did get the S4, which doesn't handle anywhere near as well as my modified Impreza, at less than 100mph anyway. I'm convinced that Audi is aiming more at Lexus than at BMW with it's U.S. model line. What a bunch of goosh-mobiles!

Someone was selling a federalized S3 out on the west coast a few months back. I read about it on Audiworld, but it was an ex-press car that had likely been banged on for it's entire life.
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Old 10-11-2000, 01:07 PM   #2
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SWEET! Congrats. Id take that thing in a heartbeat. How much does it cost in USD?
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Old 10-11-2000, 01:13 PM   #3
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Ownly, get me a job like yours, I hate sitting in front of a computer for 9 hours a day. I wanna travel and have fun at work and yadda yadda yadda...

oh yeah, love your new ride! Is that your new house behind it?

;-)

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Old 10-11-2000, 01:36 PM   #4
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Great car Ownly!! The S3 is one sweet ride!
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Old 10-11-2000, 01:38 PM   #5
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Beautiful car, Ownly. DAMMIT! Stateside automotive sucks sometimes. (large sigh)

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Old 10-11-2000, 01:44 PM   #6
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MMMmmmm... nice. Oh... jealousy is kicking in... *snif*
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Old 10-11-2000, 01:44 PM   #7
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And this is Subaru-related how???

yer pal,

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Old 10-11-2000, 01:57 PM   #8
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coo, car dude...congrats.
didn't like the S4...that's a dangerous statement there

-adam (also S4 owner)
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Old 10-11-2000, 02:40 PM   #9
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Dude that Sh|t is NICE.
I wish i could buy something like that here...but oh well...people would go like: "YOU expect ME to spend $XXXXXX for a hatchback?!"

I wish i could get it..
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Old 10-11-2000, 02:57 PM   #10
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Ownly, you gotta get some video from inside the car, with sound, so we can hear that twin turbo whine.

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Old 10-11-2000, 03:13 PM   #11
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Niiiiiiiicccccccccccceeeeeeeeeee!

I like it.

Very cool.
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Old 10-11-2000, 03:45 PM   #12
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That is pretty sweet looking!!!
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Old 10-11-2000, 04:34 PM   #13
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At least it looks better than a GTi. What's that About handling better than your RS? You just come from a pub? I've seen your mods... that RS should handle better. Maybe you fudged your mod installations

Nice car, btw
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Old 10-11-2000, 05:11 PM   #14
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Nice ownly. I'm thinking I might go for an Audi also -- have to wait and see what Subaru decides to do to us. Whatssup with the B4? Too slow? Did you have a chance to drive one?
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Old 10-11-2000, 08:20 PM   #15
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Pretty Sweet. The practicality of a Civic and the performance you'd come to expect from Germany.
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Old 10-11-2000, 10:03 PM   #16
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Fast car... I drove an S4 here in Illinois, USA. Very fast. The RS4 is even quicker.
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Old 10-11-2000, 11:47 PM   #17
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Hey John B. That was probably the A3 that has the S3 bodykit and was sold by H&R in Bellingham. The guy auto xes it in the Seattle area quite a bit.
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Old 10-12-2000, 12:18 AM   #18
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Cool My First Turbo Car !

well here it is. . .

i finally made up my mind and bought a car

an Audi S3... for now it's 250bhp with the optional AudiSport chip (210 stock) and it will be 295bhp when i recieve my Oettinger power kit.

i'll tell you all, i've tried the S4 i didn't like it at all, the Legacy B4 was not quick enought, i almost got an EVO 5 but it was less refined than a Civic inside, and the Impreza was just plain and i wanted something luxurius and fun to drive...

it handles a million times better than my RS with usd$9000 of modifications and it is still stock

I love it

here are some bad pics from last night when i got it... it was dark and raining but i'll have some good ones soon

O/...








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Old 10-12-2000, 12:21 AM   #19
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Damn Ownly, that's a nice car! I like it!
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Old 10-12-2000, 12:26 AM   #20
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Just to remind you, the general forum link has switched places with the tech forum.
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Old 10-12-2000, 12:30 AM   #21
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Nice! I definetly like.

Also moved this over to the General forum. You were the first to mistake them, BTW.
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Old 10-12-2000, 12:32 AM   #22
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Bah a hatchback..... looks like a funny civic.

Drool....
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