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Old 10th August 2019, 07:17 PM
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1. Architex_mA8tey - D4 A8L 4.0Tfsi
2. VinceT - D2 A8 PF 2.8
3. tintin - D2 S8 Final Edition
4. Roberto D3 3.0 tdi sport (ibis white)
5. Janis Grasis - D2 PF 2.8
6. The Laird - D2 S8 Final Edition
7. HPSauce - D2 S8 2002/3 but NOT FE
8. Readie - D2 S8 2001
9. Andre Foston D3 S8 Black
10. FurryHobnob (Name?) D3 S8 Aqua Blue
11. kele - D3 S8
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1. DeiViDas - D3 A8 3.0 Tdi
2. Tom Heap - D2 PF S8
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Old 10th August 2019, 09:13 PM
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So we have a meeting up point if you wish to drive in as a group (advanced tickets only) which is the Tesco Store at post code NN18 8AL at corby - arrive from 7am for set off at 7:30am sharp.
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Why so early. Iím only 45 minutes away, but wasnít thinking of setting off until around 8am
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Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 10th August 2019, 10:20 PM
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Why so early. Iím only 45 minutes away, but wasnít thinking of setting off until around 8am
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Old 11th August 2019, 04:20 PM
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Well I'm certainly the wimp, arriving late and leaving early, but it was interesting nonetheless and great to see familiar faces again (even some of the crazy Noggy boys! ).

Most intriguing for me was the 1983 4.2 V8 (aka D1) in a lovely deep red colour. What was fascinating was the interior, which at first glance was not so very different from my near-end-of-line 2002/3 D2 S8.

The door switch panels were eerily familiar as were the seats, equipment and much of the trim. It was so clearly the base for much of the D2, though obviously the body structure is radically different.
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Old 12th August 2019, 10:36 PM
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A few photos from the day
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Current mods: solar sun roof, 20mm rear spacers, 15 mm on front, red brembo callipers, 6k headlights, rear view camera, engine remap, alloy dash dial rings, alloy navi rings, tt/phaeton pedal upgrade, (and custom matching foot rest) dension ipod interface & parrot hands free kit (both fully hidden), av input, tv in motion switched thro' PF switch in blanking plug right of steering column, Audi 'quattro' sill covers, repositioned centre console switches, radio clock, .
Planned mods: auto-dimming rear view mirror, dash cam (as steamship's), fit the ski hatch, refit philips drl's (or maybe not).
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Old 13th August 2019, 09:00 AM
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Thanks to all of you who came along - every single person turned up so we had 11 No. A8's and S8's on the AOC Club Stand which was nice to see.

Roberto immediateley set up shop peddling Audi Valeting Bags and sold quite a few! TinTin and the Laird parked next to each other in a show of D2 FE Solidarity, so in the end we had a really nice mixture of cars -

1 x D2 A8 PF 2.8 V6
1 x D2 A8 FL 2.8 V6
2 X D2 S8 FL 4.2 V8
2 x D2 S8 FE 4.2 V8
1 x D3 A8 3.0 Tdi V6
3 x D3 S8 5.2 V10
1 x D4 A8 LWB FL 4.0T V8

There were a couple of others on other stands at the show as well as the lovely Audi V8 (D1) Jim and Andrew referred to plus a lovely mixture of everything from 4 white A3's to a Purple A3 on air, to a Revo S5 and a couple of nice RS4's etc etc

It was a shame that the rain hammered it down at about 2pm which set a few people off leaving the field but generally the weather was pretty good the rest of the day
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Old 13th August 2019, 10:04 AM
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Yeah was a good day apart from the rain, managed to get a few photos.
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Old 13th August 2019, 01:56 PM
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It was great to meet everyone if only briefly as I spent quite a time wandering round looking at all the other great cars.

One thing which I found really interesting, having in the past been to the annual BMW show a few times (incidentally also held last sunday) is that as an overall appx % of cars at the respective shows, there seemed to be more older/classic/modern classic at the BMW shows versus AITP where there seemed to be more newer models.

I guess that must just be an indication that BMW sold more/became more popular here in the uk a few years earlier than audi did...??

I like both marques so no leanings either way but an observation....
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