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Los503
10-03-2010, 09:30 PM
whats up to all of you here...I just got a 99 A4 1.8 5 speed it got a hks blow off valve(which I want to take off its too annoying) a boost control...some hids and yellow foglights...stage 4 clutch


I like the way it drives...so far only problem i got is when i hit a bump i hear a rattle on the driver side i have no clue what it might be and when i step on the break i hear a click....if you guys can help out that'll be great[wrench]

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b155/Megatron908/audi2.jpg

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Peter1.8t
10-03-2010, 09:50 PM
Welcome to a love/hate relationship! They are fun cars to own but also a pain in the a$$ when something breaks.

The rattle might be something as simple as a exhaust hanger. The click I'm not to sure about, mine click but i know thats due to drilled/slotted rotors i have on.

J Ozzie
10-03-2010, 09:52 PM
Welcome to the world of Audi!

The clunk.. Id say Control arms they are a well known "fail" of our cars.

Los503
10-03-2010, 09:53 PM
yea i have noticed a lot of the love/hate on this forum....well I'm a take it to a shop see whats up hopefully it wont break my pockets

Turkish
10-03-2010, 09:56 PM
good place to start...

welcome!

Los503
10-03-2010, 09:57 PM
Welcome to the world of Audi!

The clunk.. Id say Control arms they are a well known "fail" of our cars.


thanks....thats what i thought also hopefully its not

Los503
10-03-2010, 09:58 PM
good place to start...

welcome!


thanks alot...i see a lot of good info in this forum

J Ozzie
10-03-2010, 10:09 PM
heres a website that will become your friend..

www.autopartsway.com

euroazfck
10-04-2010, 07:16 AM
nice! welcome to az

99blueb5
10-04-2010, 07:30 AM
the click noise when you hit the brakes is usually pad shift, pretty normal but i would check the pad life and see what kind of ridge is on the rotor, re greasing the pads and slide pins usually will quiet is down for a while

noob5
10-04-2010, 08:20 AM
Welcome. BTW, just FYI it looks like you picked up a '99.5.
Facelift + NDBW = FTW.

VMRWheels
10-04-2010, 09:39 AM
nice! welcome to az

+1, Welcome to the forum!

Like you were saying, the forum can provide more knowledge than you really need, just be certain to practice those searching skills :)

If you ever happen to have any questions about VMR Wheels, shoot me a PM!

flynnr
10-04-2010, 09:44 AM
before you bring it to a shop, take a second and jack up the front of the car and grab each rim and try to twist it both left/right, and up/down... this alone will save you some money when you bring it to the shop...

ECS Tuning-Audi
10-04-2010, 10:21 AM
Welcome, and congratulations on your purchase!

Hit me up for any questions on OEM or OEM+ parts, APR Tuned chips, special parts requests, or anything else you can think of!

Los503
10-04-2010, 12:54 PM
Welcome. BTW, just FYI it looks like you picked up a '99.5.
Facelift + NDBW = FTW.


this is probably a stupid question but whats the difference between 99 and 99.5??


@pete thanks man before i joined the forum i already had your website on my favorites

@vmrwheels thanks man i think thats my next move some rims any suggestions as too which ones will look good i was thinking black with a chrome lip

cmurphy2266
10-04-2010, 06:41 PM
this is probably a stupid question but whats the difference between 99 and 99.5??


@pete thanks man before i joined the forum i already had your website on my favorites

@vmrwheels thanks man i think thats my next move some rims any suggestions as too which ones will look good i was thinking black with a chrome lip

Here is a good place to start for your first question...

http://ctny.audiworld.com/mark/a4/diff/

a4iceburg
10-05-2010, 07:06 AM
welcome to AZ! (:

noob5
10-05-2010, 08:37 AM
this is probably a stupid question but whats the difference between 99 and 99.5??

In addition to the link that cmurphy2266 provided, there were interior updates as well.

flandog
10-09-2010, 10:28 AM
cool, welcome

walky_talky20
10-09-2010, 10:42 AM
Nice. The 99.5 is one of the desirable years.

Rattle is most likely the one of the lower "straight" control arms in the front. Make sure you know exactly when the t-belt was last done (mileage), and it would be wise to inspect it anyway.

I cannot for the life of me figure out what the silver thing is doing at the back of the valve cover. Care to share?

exogen
10-09-2010, 03:11 PM
i beleive that is his HKS BoV lol. thankfully he will be removing it, sounds like he knows they dont belong on it heh.

green a6
10-09-2010, 03:13 PM
congrats. for some reason after i saw a friend of mine the same car but stge 3 i was like damn. the body style is of interest. good luck

Los503
10-10-2010, 12:22 PM
i beleive that is his HKS BoV lol. thankfully he will be removing it, sounds like he knows they dont belong on it heh.

yea thats what it is i dont like it i think its annoying

noob5
10-10-2010, 05:26 PM
congrats. for some reason after i saw a friend of mine the same car but stge 3 i was like damn. the body style is of interest. good luck

Um...Wut?

StantheCaddy
10-10-2010, 05:33 PM
looks clean

Los503
10-10-2010, 06:25 PM
looks clean


thanks dude