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ahoudet

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Ya. Dreading my drive to Hartees on Monday AM. I like to sit back and just veg (go through 3 times a week).
Can only hope my A5 is ready on Monday so I don't have to do it again on Tues with no cruise control.

Then again - I may be looking in the wrong place. Should be a standard location though so I doubt I am looking wrong.
It's a real stock standard A4. No electric seats. No sunroof. No cruise control. Pretty bare bones. Fun though.
Cruise control was optional on the A6 I just sold... I had it though. Just to the left of the steering wheel
 

DominionZA

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Cruise control was optional on the A6 I just sold... I had it though. Just to the left of the steering wheel

That is where I expected it in this A4. My A5, both previous A6's and both previous A4's all had it in the same place on the left.
I have to accept this loan A4 don't have it. Sigh... Oh well.
 

DominionZA

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I used that Audi Configurator posted a little bit back while out at dinner now to see what my A5 would cost new.
And this ladies and gentlemen is why I will always go with pre-owned.

http://configurator.audi.co.za/entry?context=accx-za:za&audicode=ACW8Z7L9

Mind blowing really. Holy Fk!

Difference... 71k kms, 3 years, 3.2 (mine) vs 3.0 (site) and turbo (site) vs no turbo (mine).

I would much rather have the above differences and save over 400 fkn K. :eek:
 

DominionZA

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My A5 is STILL at Audi Airport. They reckon they found the problematic "clunk" that I reported - and have repaired it. They said they found another odd noise in the braking system though so they want to keep my car a bit longer to find and fix that too... All good I say. But - I am over driving a stick (been 5 days already) and told them. Not having cruise control which I am used to for my daily commutes to Hartees and back is also a big pain in the @ss.

No problem they say. They have just dropped off a demo model (1012kms on the clock) A4 TDi multitronic and taken the stick A4 away.

This is what I call service. I really don't care what is wrong with my car. All I care about is they fix it, and I am not inconvenienced. With service like this, they tick all the boxes, and this is why I will continue to buy vehicles from these guys!
 

PostmanPot

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Back from her 120,000km (on 116,500km) service from Audi. Clean as a whistle.

Very good service. Seeing them take care of your baby helps swallow the extra cost of a stealership service - plastic covers over the seats and on the floor, fitted plastic around steering wheel protecting it, etc.

Engine bay looks new. :cool:

Happy chappy.

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StrontiumDog

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@PP, which dealership did you take her to? Mine is due for it's 45k km service. Am thinking Claremont Audi as it's the easiest.
 

PostmanPot

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@PP, which dealership did you take her to? Mine is due for it's 45k km service. Am thinking Claremont Audi as it's the easiest.

Yeah, Audi Claremont. Drop me a PM and I'll put you in touch with the most amazing lady there who will book your service and assist.

I cannot compliment her enough!
 

CaffeinePirate

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I have almost read this thread from the start till now (skipped ahead because I was looking at Audis and saw a A6 that looked familiar and wanted to see if it was Mike's :) ) I am seriously itching to get an a6 at the moment. You guys have made me really fall in love with Audis.
 

PostmanPot

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I have almost read this thread from the start till now (skipped ahead because I was looking at Audis and saw a A6 that looked familiar and wanted to see if it was Mike's :) ) I am seriously itching to get an a6 at the moment. You guys have made me really fall in love with Audis.

'09 A6 facelift is a sweet ride. Can be had for R150 - R175k if lucky. Non facelift a bit ou****.

Helluva lot of car for the money.
 

DominionZA

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I have almost read this thread from the start till now (skipped ahead because I was looking at Audis and saw a A6 that looked familiar and wanted to see if it was Mike's :) ) I am seriously itching to get an a6 at the moment. You guys have made me really fall in love with Audis.
Best car out. I have Audi Airport looking for a well specced A6 for me. Love my A5, but really miss my A6.
A7 also top of my list, but much harder to come by at the mo.
 

DominionZA

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Have to say, I have really taken to this loan A4 from Audi. I never thought I could like an A4 again after the A6, but wow.
Also - these modern multitronic transmissions are flipping awesome. Way better than what I experienced in in my wife's 2005 A4 a good few years back.
Only thing I don't like is no B&O which is VERY noticeable.
 

DominionZA

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Oh - how's this for a cool wife who identifies with your addictions.

On Sat she gives me a sterling silver Audi key chain with my gamer tag engraved on it. Boss!
 
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StrontiumDog

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Have to say, I have really taken to this loan A4 from Audi. I never thought I could like an A4 again after the A6, but wow.
Also - these modern multitronic transmissions are flipping awesome. Way better than what I experienced in in my wife's 2005 A4 a good few years back.
Only thing I don't like is no B&O which is VERY noticeable.
I know you said TDi multitronic but is it not an S-tronic? What size engine? Multi-function steering etc... ? Post a pic if you have time :)
 
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