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Facebook Page Milestone Reached: 20,000 Likes!

Back on 11 August 2011, I made my first major Audi-related foray into social media by creating the Audi For Life Facebook Page. It started as a humble page reflecting my love of everything Audi. There were several rough spots and hiccups that happened as the page hit its teething and …

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Four Years of #LoveMyS5: All Quiet on the quattro Front

Four years ago, at about this time, I finalized all of the paperwork on and got the keys to my brand spanking new Sprint Blue 2011 Audi S5 at Sunset Audi. 35,200+ miles later, the S5 has treated me quite well over the past four years, with no major issues, …

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Weekend with an Audi A8 L 4.0T: PT Cruisin’ in Style and Comfort

Back in August 2013, I had the opportunity to snag the keys belonging to an Audi A8 L 4.2 for a weekend, which included a day trip over to Maryhill in Washington. Since then, I really wanted to take a spin in an Audi with the twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8; unfortunately, the …

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Spending a Sunny Saturday at Audi Expo 2014

For the third year in a row, I packed my Sprint Blue Audi S5 with a cooler and photography equipment and made the trip up to Audi Expo. The event was held at its usual location, Griot’s Garage in Tacoma, Washington. With the help of the bright sun, a stream …

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AMI USB Cable and SD Cards: Cruising Around With 192GB of Music

Update: I completely forgot about the ~4000 files on a single device limit that the 3G MMI system has when using an SD or USB media source. That does crimp the actual amount of music one could store on a 128GB USB stick. One of the complaints that I have …

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Short Term Test Drive and Comparison: Audi A3 1.8T and 2.0T quattro

Back in March, I had the opportunity to drive an Audi A3 1.8T as a service loaner, while my S5 was in to get its summer wheels and tires put back on. My first impression of the A3 1.8T was relatively positive, with high notes being the new MMI Touch …

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