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Forum: D3 - Common Faults 31st October 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
No problem...Changing the ABS controller is dead...

No problem...Changing the ABS controller is dead easy but not changing the ABS pump(Silver body). You can see the ABS controller off the pump in my previous post.
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 29th October 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
Hi Is on the right hand side in the engine...

Hi

Is on the right hand side in the engine bay(circled in yellow), kinda under the servo reservoir. It has 4 black metal pipes going into the silver aluminium pump body...The controller is the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th September 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,609
Posted By lackovicj
Just an little update. When I put my seat...

Just an little update.

When I put my seat into the lowest position, the lumbar, back tilt, seatbelt hight and the the option which makes the seat longer(dont know how is called) is not working,,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 19th August 2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,609
Posted By lackovicj
Driver's heated seat

Hi

As everybody noticed summer 2018 is gone and cold mornings starting to popping up so I decided to use the best feature ever invented in car, heated seats, where my problem begins, the drivers...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th July 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Yeah..Thats what i thought so but googling for...

Yeah..Thats what i thought so but googling for the bushings I got so many results (sadly only 29mm) so it must be possible to replace on its own.. Got it printed and replaced them.. it saved me about...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th July 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,851
Posted By lackovicj
my 3.7 petrol

Hi

Just to join the conversation. I have done trip SE London to Glasgow around 510miles (1stop for a coffee) average speed 80mph sometimes 110mph:ROFL: on one full tank of petrol (D3 2003 3.7...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 12th February 2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By lackovicj
BTW Remap went well (aprox 1h of...

BTW

Remap went well (aprox 1h of waiting)...The car is more responsive on the pedal, I definitelly see a power and torque gain.....fuel consuption???...hmm I did not really keep an eye on it...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th January 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By lackovicj
Yeah I will take the pictures.. PS: I am...

Yeah I will take the pictures..

PS: I am from SE London so you can come and watch me and enjoy few bottles of beer. (I went to Meantime brewery yesterday and tasted Espresso coffee beer...tasted...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th January 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By lackovicj
Thank you...I have the car for city use so no...

Thank you...I have the car for city use so no need more power. Yeah I heard about the fuel flow so let see:D
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th January 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By lackovicj
I got my one changed on the passenger side while...

I got my one changed on the passenger side while back(in the local garage) due oil drips on the manifold and then evaporates and being sucked into the cabin(kinda annoying). It has been more likely...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th January 2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By lackovicj
Hi I got my one changed on the passenger...

Hi

I got my one changed on the passenger side while back(in the local garage) due oil drips on the manifold and then evaporates and being sucked into the cabin(kinda annoying). It has been more...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th January 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By lackovicj
Thanks for commenting on this. I was also...

Thanks for commenting on this. I was also sceptical that software tuning without any other modifications would not work, however, I spoke with some other guys and also did some research on Stage1, is...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th January 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By lackovicj
After the remap should look like this

After the remap should look like this
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By lackovicj
After the remap should look like this

After the remap should look like this
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By lackovicj
ECU REMAP Stage 1

Hi all

Next saturday 3rd February I decided to get my machine remapped.
One of the guys from car group going to be In Coventry so I am heading there.
He is charging £145 so is much cheaper than...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th January 2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By lackovicj
REMAP Stage 1

Hi all

Next saturday 3rd February I decided to get my machine remapped.
One of the guys from car group going to be In Coventry so I am heading there.
He is charging £145 so is much cheaper than...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 16th January 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
The code has bee accepted, I took the car for a...

The code has bee accepted, I took the car for a spin and in about 4 min dashboard beeped and ESP,ABS light gone...So all good.
Another job done.:love::love:
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 6th January 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
fault

Happy New year

...so I am back with an update. I recently bought the brake light switch which didn't solve the ABS,ESP,speedo problem. It turned out is a controller on the ABS pump, as the A8...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 22nd December 2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
Mohammad Arkam Ashfaq Trading As Marvello Trading...

Mohammad Arkam Ashfaq Trading As Marvello Trading
Unit C1A Kerry Avenue, Purfleet Industrial Park, Purfleet, Aveley RM15 4YE
07880 883766

Get in touch with Arkam(the owner) cool guy and arrange...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 20th December 2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
Scan

Please see the scan..since the error has occured most of the modules show malfunction.. I am currently on holiday in slovakia where most of the audi,skoda,vw parts comming from. One of the mechanics...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 18th December 2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,979
Posted By lackovicj
ESP, ABS, Brake light

Hi

There is always something to look at... Today while driving to work (in a traffic)
ESP,ABS , brake warning came on the dash and also I am not able to lift the car. The car drives and brakes...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 15th December 2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
Ou-key I am back after a while.. So let's...

Ou-key I am back after a while..

So let's get back to the ATF oil change..
As I mentioned previously my gearbox had kind of rusty hoot (one-second noise only) while flooring the pedal.
I went to...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th November 2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,347
Posted By lackovicj
I had similar squeaky noise from arb..ended up...

I had similar squeaky noise from arb..ended up buying 3D printed bushings..as my one had diameter 31mm..easy job to replace bushings even on a drive way.
...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th November 2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By lackovicj
Looks is still dripping through some stud located...

Looks is still dripping through some stud located on pasangers side near firewall, from underneeth of the last screw which holds valve cover..
What is thats stud for?? Does it have seal or...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th November 2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Job done.. 31mm 3D printed PU bushing arrived...

Job done..
31mm 3D printed PU bushing arrived on Thursday so I fit them on during the nice cold sunny day.:ROFL:
1. Loosened brackets to see what force and how difficult will be to put them back on...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 1st November 2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By lackovicj
Picture 0 show where the light smoke coming from...

Picture 0 show where the light smoke coming from (smells like when the oil drips on hot surface and then evaporate)

Picture 1 show old cap with a leak (It leaks on the hose then it slides on the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 31st October 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By lackovicj
So garage replaced rockercover gasket and...

So garage replaced rockercover gasket and camsahft seal....well they replaced rockercover but not camshaft cap...so i took it back as it smoked still..
Now the cap is replaced and the smoke...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Hi thanks Ordered 31mm/3.5 bushing. I would...

Hi thanks

Ordered 31mm/3.5 bushing. I would be interested how could you decode the vin as I lack at this. Here is my VIN please explain which numbers are crucial.
By etka the ARB is size 30.8/3.5
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
If they glued.i will remove the old one. Then...

If they glued.i will remove the old one. Then some DIY work to glue new bushing in the bracket if necessary . They should not slip as the bracket grove holds them in a place..
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Shape and outside diameter I believe is the same...

Shape and outside diameter I believe is the same as they list compatibility with A8 94-03 models. I will wait and see.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Yup...£26 include delivery to the UK... ordered...

Yup...£26 include delivery to the UK... ordered 29mm and phoned them up to make it in 31mm...no problem at all, no aditional charge..
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Just phoned them up..very friendly people based...

Just phoned them up..very friendly people based in Poland.. They said no problem to manufacture 31mm diametre bushing..+++
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
does anybody have 3d printer? to be able to print...

does anybody have 3d printer? to be able to print bushing for me?
https://www.myminifactory.com/object/audi-a8-d3-sway-bar-arb-bushing-21860
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Hi I know..but they have only wishbone bush...

Hi

I know..but they have only wishbone bush nothing for sway bar..:mad:
I found this one but got stuck on the diametre...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th October 2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,500
Posted By lackovicj
Anti roll bar

My ARB started squeeking... I determinated is just the bushing.
I am trying to find the correct size but is all very confusing and not clearly stated
I measured anti roll bar and is 31mm...
Forum: Daily banter 14th October 2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By lackovicj
Wouldnt you?

When you see same car as yours (ok dont look at the year thou) do you park
Next to it? 😎😎
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 8th October 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By lackovicj
Final update. Thank you very much for providing...

Final update.
Thank you very much for providing the great link. I have successfully replaced vacuum bars today. A pretty easy job with below tool and also when following the above write-up. You need...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd October 2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By lackovicj
Update no.2 Car left at the garage this...

Update no.2

Car left at the garage this morning.(finally)
They going to replace camshaft seal (what is causing oil to drip on the exhaust system and producing oil-burning smell) plus rocker-cover...
Forum: Cool Wall 1st October 2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,152
Posted By lackovicj
Chevy Toys

Upon a time in friends driveway.:love:
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st October 2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
Yeah I did that..I pay 10% of the repair quote...

Yeah I did that..I pay 10% of the repair quote and the claim limit is £1000 plus £50/h labour where the car must be maintained to the manufactures standards (so if something goes wrong after the ATF...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st October 2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
I am also sceptical about taking it to Audi with...

I am also sceptical about taking it to Audi with knowing how many “freshies” students going to work on my car and not give a s*** about the work done. I wish to have a roof above my car to do it...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 1st October 2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
Hi Thank you for the long write up. I just...

Hi

Thank you for the long write up. I just went through the paperwork I received with the car..I am the second former keeper and service book is filled with audi stamps since new. The book say's...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 30th September 2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
Hi..Thanks for the hint...yes it sound likel a...

Hi..Thanks for the hint...yes it sound likel a owl kind of :ROFL: and 140k just passed..no matter what gear you at but is definitely not doing that at the 1st gear...when you in the motion and fully...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 27th September 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 109,760
Posted By lackovicj
I have tested the 1080ti profit while back in one...

I have tested the 1080ti profit while back in one of the pc we had here, single gpu was giving £4.6 but I admit the crypto difficulty is constantly changing and profit goes down. It would worth...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 27th September 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 109,760
Posted By lackovicj
Use geforce GTX 1080TI must be a TI and you get...

Use geforce GTX 1080TI must be a TI and you get around £5 a day profit with nicehash software...
gtx 1070 gives me like £1.40 a day.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th September 2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By lackovicj
I see you had an audi a2 previosly.. I had 1.4...

I see you had an audi a2 previosly.. I had 1.4 petrol version...Nice city car but when 3 of my 110kg friends sat in the car was getting hard times to move. That was a real Lego car plus the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th September 2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By lackovicj
Thank you. I used Castrol Magnatec (C3) Engine...

Thank you. I used Castrol Magnatec (C3) Engine Oil - 5W-30 which is VW 502 00/ 505 00.
I have checked that before using it also audi webside recommends it. But not knowing if audi dealer put 0w30,...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 26th September 2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
I preffer to watch what is getting done on my car...

I preffer to watch what is getting done on my car or even better getting it done by myself however I have a driveway only not a ramp:ROFL:..Sometimes mechanics taking shortcuts when is a dirty job,...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th September 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By lackovicj
I have full service from audi but that b**** cant...

I have full service from audi but that b**** cant tell what oit they have put in,,so I decided to pump it out and use 5w30 as you said however when I start the engine from cold(at morning or after...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 26th September 2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By lackovicj
I thought about the gearbox oil but wanted to...

I thought about the gearbox oil but wanted to clarify frist before stealer takes £230 for gearbox oil + filter.
It makes the noise whether is cold or hot but only when you floor it at any...
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