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10-07-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Here you go. Just crappy iPhone pics, and the car...

Here you go. Just crappy iPhone pics, and the car is dirty, but it sounds good, looks good, and feels even better on the road.

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10-01-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,667
Posted By ThunderDent

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Should be all done on Monday.
09-24-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Dropped the SQ5 off for install yesterday....

Dropped the SQ5 off for install yesterday. Driving an A6 3.0T loaned in the meantime.

Should be about a week to get it back.
For those of you who aren't on the other board, here is the final...
09-24-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,667
Posted By ThunderDent

I have the cross Drilled Brembo BBK on the front ...

I have the cross Drilled Brembo BBK on the front

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And paired it with the StopTech Sport cross drilled rear rotors. Quality product.
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07-25-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,749
Posted By ThunderDent

With the '17 extended black optics, you should be...

With the '17 extended black optics, you should be getting gloss black mirror caps & rear spoiler. Going to look great!
07-25-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Ok some updates coming for the AW thread for...

Ok some updates coming for the AW thread for those who don't follow the AZ boards.
I've decided against the yellow calipers already. Ordered lots of goodies and still waiting on some others. I'll...
07-16-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By ThunderDent

Cool color. The beige ruined it tho. ...

Cool color. The beige ruined it tho.

Black/Alcantara sport pkg with black optics would look good with that color.
Neat seeing the display/instrument cowl. Haven't seen a Q5 hybrid in person.
07-03-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

I had my local custom shop do it (I have no way...

I had my local custom shop do it (I have no way to jack my car up and get wheels off.) he used the supplied brush. 3 coats on all 4 calipers, and the last coat was pretty thin he said as he was...
07-02-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Tint update: shop didn't have any Llumar Air in...

Tint update: shop didn't have any Llumar Air in stock, so I just had the fronts done to match the rest of the car.
Llumar CTX30 (Ceramic)
He said front & rear both meter at 25% now. It seems so...
07-01-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Just ordered the Drivetrain mount inserts from...

Just ordered the Drivetrain mount inserts from 034. Damn I hate that it's so easy to buy things when PayPal and Amazon checkout are attached to your phone. Oh well, may as well do it right!
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07-01-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

They turned out much better than I expected!...

They turned out much better than I expected! Can't wait to get all this done and on! Powder coat shop said a clear coat wasn't needed on the wheels. Can't remember the brand, but I chose the most...
07-01-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

Wheels back from power coat. So glad I went...

Wheels back from power coat.
So glad I went with the gloss.

Taking car in for tint and calipers/exhaust tips today.

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06-30-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,096
Posted By ThunderDent

Lots of codes I've done, and links to more...

Lots of codes I've done, and links to more helpful pages in my SQ5 build thread.

Click below.
06-28-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,198
Posted By ThunderDent

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbu...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.audiworld.com-vbulletin/236x317/80-image_576881350e2175ab33007a5f036af93f0d5afb01.jpeg

Try Conti DWS A/S tires on your 20s if you want to stick with them. I did...
06-24-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,346
Posted By ThunderDent

I don't think you're beating a dead horse at all....

I don't think you're beating a dead horse at all. There is a lot of misinformation out there. It's almost silly.

I got rid of the HAS and went with Bilstein coils 10-way damping, so I could fine...
06-24-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By ThunderDent

For the VCDS you just need to buy a Ross-Tech...

For the VCDS you just need to buy a Ross-Tech cable.
Then you can do the convince mods, etc listed in the other link.
Ross-Tech: VCDS (http://www.ross-tech.com/vag-com/)

AkuKreuz is chassis...
06-24-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By ThunderDent

Looks very nicely done! I get my rims back...

Looks very nicely done!

I get my rims back this coming week. Did the same with them.

Good looking ride.

Have you done any VAG-COM (VCDS/Ross-Tech) convenience mods?
Easy to do and makes a...
06-24-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 37,777
Posted By ThunderDent

PSS10's are in. Wheels are going to be into...

PSS10's are in.

Wheels are going to be into next week.
Going to check on tint tomorrow!

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06-24-2016, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By ThunderDent

Caliper Paint Question

Anyone who's done this...

I had my last Q5's done with G2 in Red.

My current SQ5 is factory in black, but am looking for a little pop I think.

Current thoughts on:

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06-22-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,191
Posted By ThunderDent

I just sent mine to powder coat as well. Ended up...

I just sent mine to powder coat as well. Ended up going high gloss black.

I run titanium pkg 20's in the winter.

I like both the gunmetal when darker, and the black. It's a personal...
06-19-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By ThunderDent

FYI: TSB out for Check Engine Light

Just an FYI for anyone this involves.

Had a check engine light come up on the DIS.

Fault code came back with "Ignition had been on while Fueling vehicle". Service tech said there is a TSB...
06-19-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By ThunderDent

WV Code Chapter 17C Article 15...

WV Code Chapter 17C Article 15 (http://www.legis.state.wv.us/wvcode/ChapterEntire.cfm?chap=17c&art=15)

According to WV State law, passenger vehicles only have to have Front Head Lamps (white) and...
06-18-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By ThunderDent

Good to know! Thanks!

Good to know! Thanks!
06-18-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By ThunderDent

Just an update to the thread for anyone trying to...

Just an update to the thread for anyone trying to chose between these as well.

My Audi tech said to go Dunlop over the Pirelli's. He told me the Pirelli's are hard to balance and wear out faster....
06-18-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,456
Posted By ThunderDent

Wow, that's crazy. But glad everyone is ok. ...

Wow, that's crazy. But glad everyone is ok.

And you're right sometimes things happen for a reason. I took a pretty big hit $ wise when my Q5 engine blew, but I couldn't be happier in the new SQ....
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