• Published on Jan 11, 2020
  • Time to start rebuilding & modifying the Audi S5 V8. Firstly i need to fix the suspension arms & bushes, before installing the Audi RS5 8 Pot Big Brake Kit. I ran into a few problems as always, but hopefully they are easy fixes.
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Comments • 595

  • vincent the chin
    vincent the chin 10 days ago +347

    Great work on that Audi not easy work on the driveway with no help or power tools come on snap on!! sponsor this lad and give him some power tool's now!!!!

  • zanderboy
    zanderboy 14 hours ago

    it was no doubt the cheapest in the UK at the time you bought it. commentors dont realise you cant go back in time to buy it at an earlier date.

  • Gary Davis
    Gary Davis Day ago

    Looking forward to more updates. I have one of these cars and really enjoy driving it

  • Emotional Chiropractor

    Great video!
    Thanks Oli Sykes

  • Damon Proyer
    Damon Proyer Day ago

    Good stuff! You didn't seat the bottom of the ball joint into the hub properly though! Keep making the vids!

  • Future Dude
    Future Dude Day ago

    Much more interresting and useful than those tuning videos. Thanks dude.

  • MrGh421
    MrGh421 Day ago

    can you do a quick explanation on what you're doing during your time lapse. a not so detailed wheel dealer type explanation

  • Mark Knopfler
    Mark Knopfler 2 days ago

    Bollocks to comments. Including this one 😂

  • Bryan Bonny
    Bryan Bonny 2 days ago

    Great vid. Very informative.

  • Liam O'Neill
    Liam O'Neill 2 days ago

    Hi Matt, enjoying the S5 series? was wondering where you got the stickers from? my GTI could do with some, thanks man

  • Andrew Parker
    Andrew Parker 3 days ago

    I wish I could do up my car like this guy

  • Atticus Jun
    Atticus Jun 4 days ago

    What’s so special about the S5. I have the 08 6spd 4.2l and it’s slow and very low now. I’ve been thinking of just getting rid of it, so why does everyone all of a sudden want one now?

  • J G
    J G 4 days ago

    After you've pit the stickers on the calipers I would be waxing the paint on them just to help future cleaning. I periodically waxed all my brakes, clay polish and wax the inside of my alloys too. I have my wheels off the car all day and apply a coat of wax every 10 minutes for a few hours. For the next 6 months when washing my car my wheels clean up to literally almost brand new condition in 2 minutes.

    • Mat Armstrong
      Mat Armstrong  4 days ago

      Sounds like you need to take a trip to my house to get stuck in on mine 😂

  • Jonne Untinen
    Jonne Untinen 4 days ago

    Is the new ball joint in properly in the spindle? Looks like there is a gap, but I don't know how you could get the bolt in if its not seated properly. That would explain why it rides higher now, because the spring is on that control arm.
    Also, I suppose you tightened the bolts with the front end on stands since you couldn't fit the wheels. That would leave the bushings under tension, which might also affect the ride height and they will not last as long.

  • Chris Davis
    Chris Davis 5 days ago

    Wow the rs discs look as big as the wheels on my cooper s lol

  • Charles Dale
    Charles Dale 5 days ago

    Great to know someone else has nightmares working on their own cars! Great video and some good tips there.

  • Dan Dan
    Dan Dan 5 days ago

    You're right....i hate it that we didn't see the new alloys!!! :) You do need to sort out that leaky sump nut before the car comes down off the stands though!! Keep up the good work!!

  • Povey’s Oatcakes
    Povey’s Oatcakes 5 days ago

    Are them stickers heat proof ?

  • Billy Henry
    Billy Henry 5 days ago

    Whoop whoop

  • Lee Hulmes
    Lee Hulmes 5 days ago

    Great work pal, love the vids, subscribed a month or 2 ago and looking forward to new content and watching how quickly the channel is gonna grow !!

  • Alisdair Burgess
    Alisdair Burgess 5 days ago

    Great video mate. First time watching today and look forward to seeing this project take shape. Well done. Hurry up with the alloys though! 👍🏻

  • Bare Fam Ting
    Bare Fam Ting 5 days ago

    We just kicked off our S4 B6 with the same 4.2 V8. Not hugely tuneable, but such noise! Check out our build, the non resonated straight pipe is a must!

  • Hardeep Singh
    Hardeep Singh 5 days ago

    Another good video Mat, well done and ignore all the haters out there. You are a good guy making interesting videos.

  • Jack Phillips
    Jack Phillips 5 days ago

    Who else keep checking this channel for the next S5 vid!! Come on mat waiting on this one 👌🏻

  • BiG Al
    BiG Al 5 days ago

    Never thought rylan would know about cars

  • Aaron M
    Aaron M 6 days ago

    Keep up the good vids! Very interesting and entertaining

    ZATAxGAMING2571 6 days ago

    5:03 car is Two different colours

  • liamcinq
    liamcinq 6 days ago


  • Born To Matter
    Born To Matter 6 days ago

    Looking forward to the next video my mate, doing really well 👍 anyone that can keep my attention for longer that 5 minutes deserves a subscribe 😎 I worry about the chains on these things 😬 love the brakes!

  • lewiiis
    lewiiis 6 days ago

    This is like wheeler dealers for millennials, I love it 😂

  • Adam Anderson
    Adam Anderson 6 days ago

    Can’t wait for the next video to come out.

  • Reppin
    Reppin 6 days ago

    Came across your channel in the past few days and have been rewatching all your videos! Keep it up my guy! 👍🏻

  • Christopher Jefferson

    Oh I see what’s gonna happen with brakes before it happens. You need the Rs4’s caliper bracket. Holy crap it fit! Did u get caliper brackets?

  • corey warman
    corey warman 6 days ago +1

    Mat how did u get to know so much about cars? Is it a family thing, through college or pure passion.
    You deffo got alot more likability than most of these car channels and unlike the others u explain stuff for the plebs like me, just found ur channel but deffo subscribing

  • stjepan svrtan
    stjepan svrtan 6 days ago

    great job

  • Steven Morris
    Steven Morris 6 days ago

    Just come across your vids mate and gotta say it's very good 😁 gonna be going through the back vids now.
    Awesome car

  • karel flere
    karel flere 6 days ago

    10:46 😂😂😂

  • Mr Khan
    Mr Khan 6 days ago

    I can't believe you never put the alloys on 😡

  • AJP 1
    AJP 1 6 days ago

    Subscribed in last couple of days after your channel popping up on my feed. You've got mad skills mate loving the content keep it up

  • Mathers
    Mathers 6 days ago

    Going to need to get tracking done!

  • Chuck Maddison
    Chuck Maddison 6 days ago

    I tend to prefer Hyundai. Buy it new then in two years just drive to tip and buy another never need to fix or service, just top oil up.

  • Ian
    Ian 6 days ago

    Seeing you put parts on the tarmac makes me feel funny. Good work considering you're on a driveway and not in the garage.
    Is the piston on the brake peddle big enough to cope with the size of the calipers?
    Surely it's a different part on an RS.

  • MrJOlle007
    MrJOlle007 6 days ago

    I have dilemma between 5.2 FSi or 4.0 TFSi (year 2016). I heard, the 5.2 FSi are quite crap, pain in the ass etc... Is it true guys? Don't blame me please, i am quite novice in Audi engines...

  • Adam Anderson
    Adam Anderson 6 days ago

    Come on guys subscribe to this lad. Over 100K views 200K views on his videos.

  • Ein Felder
    Ein Felder 6 days ago

    8:02 Ball joint doesn't look like it's in all the way. Must be different part than original, the bolt has to go through the groove.

    • Mat Armstrong
      Mat Armstrong  6 days ago

      This was fixed on my Instagram story @matarmstrongbmx only noticed it after I watched the footage back haha

  • Ivan Giraldo
    Ivan Giraldo 6 days ago

    Bro those rotors are warped as fock.

  • Will Fielding
    Will Fielding 7 days ago

    This came up on my suggested videos, watched the 3 you've done on this car 👌 good work looking forward to seeing more now I've subscribed 👍

  • G A
    G A 7 days ago

    Damn Mat - wheres da wheelz?!

  • Keepin it Jonesy
    Keepin it Jonesy 7 days ago


  • NotoriousPyro
    NotoriousPyro 7 days ago

    Copper has no place near iron as it will cause a galvanic reaction and corrode the iron.

  • Nice Men
    Nice Men 7 days ago

    Hi good videos I love it, if it's ok where did you get them breaks discs and calipers?

  • Henry Hutchins
    Henry Hutchins 7 days ago

    You're doing a great job man, stop saying we're gonna hate ya

  • Ari Muzlijaj
    Ari Muzlijaj 7 days ago

    Love the work & time you put in the vids. Keep it up!

  • V Dub
    V Dub 7 days ago

    Garage night for me, working on my B8.5/ your channel on continuous play in background. Keep up the uploads ! Well done.

  • Joe Bailey
    Joe Bailey 7 days ago +7

    Not even into cars really but I sat and watched all the s5 vids 😂

  • Stevie Athers.
    Stevie Athers. 7 days ago

    Yeah it's a cool guy trying to fix cars on the drive for us 🙂 Top marks 👍🏻

  • Scuzzy FPV
    Scuzzy FPV 7 days ago +1

    Put these bad boys on there:

    • Scuzzy FPV
      Scuzzy FPV 7 days ago

      And these!

  • J W
    J W 7 days ago

    This is proper car yt none of that silly wiper delete shite

  • Adriana frcs
    Adriana frcs 7 days ago

    It’s not possible to get a $500 car

  • Karl Eason
    Karl Eason 7 days ago

    New to watching you great work especially on the drive and axle stands! Hopefully not much swearing in the vids time will tell!!