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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items Today, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By homer simpson
Does the outer chrome have any damage? I wonder...

Does the outer chrome have any damage? I wonder if the centre bit is interchangeable?
Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By homer simpson
I'm fairy happy with the light output but you can...

I'm fairy happy with the light output but you can replace it with some branded bulbs (HID/Xenon) as suggested.

The parking camera stays on when you put it in driver until you go over a certain...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 25th November 2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By homer simpson
Great thread! There's so much more you can fit to...

Great thread! There's so much more you can fit to a D4 than a D3. I admire you effort, some major work there!
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th November 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,257
Posted By homer simpson
Finally did mine, what a great thread! Just shows...

Finally did mine, what a great thread! Just shows how informative this forum is. Parts have increased slightly, the holder is now around 17.30 incl.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 9th November 2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By homer simpson
The part numbers are different. One starts 4E1...

The part numbers are different. One starts 4E1 (LHD) and the other 4E2 (RHD), the rest is the same. There is a supersession, the newer part ends in 'C' rather than 'B'
Forum: Daily banter 6th November 2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By homer simpson
I know you looked into this, but definitely get...

I know you looked into this, but definitely get yourself VCDS. These cars are pretty complicated and full of electrics. Well worth the money.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th November 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By homer simpson
Check you current software version and confirm...

Check you current software version and confirm that it is lower than 5570.
Navigate to CAR → SETUP → Version and check SW line. First 4 digits are representing current software version.

Some good...
Forum: Daily banter 28th October 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,205
Posted By homer simpson
Makes you wonder what was being searched for on...

Makes you wonder what was being searched for on eBay :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 20th October 2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By homer simpson
Unfortunately V10ERR needs facelift ones

Unfortunately V10ERR needs facelift ones
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 20th October 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By homer simpson
You need 4E0807679K for the left one and...

You need 4E0807679K for the left one and 4E0807680K if it's the right one. They are just under 80 new
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th October 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By homer simpson
Hi, I know you want to sell the car but one post...

Hi, I know you want to sell the car but one post should be enough :)
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 19th October 2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
That's the one saved in my watch list (seller)...

That's the one saved in my watch list (seller) but just a different listing +++
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Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 19th October 2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
The have clamped down since Covid. Luckily I have...

The have clamped down since Covid. Luckily I have an account



Thanks. I will check it out when my handle turns up and I get it painted and fitted. I do have VCDS so will code it+++
Forum: Daily banter 16th October 2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,205
Posted By homer simpson
Absolutely amazing work there MJ! Reading the...

Absolutely amazing work there MJ! Reading the thread just for the transformation of the car is one thing, but I find the clever thinking of getting the bolts out etc even more satisfying. It's these...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th October 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
I'll give them a call. ETKA pricing which is...

I'll give them a call. ETKA pricing which is usually spot on shows the battery at around 230 and a replacement Varta can be had for 120ish
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th October 2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By homer simpson
I had this exact dilema. Whilst there were plenty...

I had this exact dilema. Whilst there were plenty of positives for the Aerosus, I decided to go for the Arnott in the end as I found a decent price on AutoDoc. Eurocarparts did them too and the price...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th October 2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks. I will be ordering the Varta at some...

Thanks. I will be ordering the Varta at some point then. Just ordered the driver's handle today at 135 from TPS (ouch) - seems to be going up every year!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 14th October 2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks Joe. I need to check if mine is factory...

Thanks Joe. I need to check if mine is factory fitted part or not. If it is, it's 12 years old now and might be past it's best. The Varta is only a few quid more so not a price issue
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 14th October 2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By homer simpson
Varta 020 or Bosch S5 015

Looking at replacing my battery in the near future, once I have replaced my door handle. These two seem to be decent and I currently have the Varta.

Anyone replaced their battery with either of...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th October 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,511
Posted By homer simpson
I've had this error on my car since I had it and...

I've had this error on my car since I had it and was advised on here that is the mounts themselves are ok then ignore it. Apparently a common fault code to be thrown up on a D3
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 11th October 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Thank you +++. Makes sense now as they were...

Thank you +++. Makes sense now as they were 'universal' and hence needed programming to the car.
Forum: Daily banter 11th October 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By homer simpson
I had a 'basic' model for a few weeks and really...

I had a 'basic' model for a few weeks and really liked it. Would love the S8, when it's lost most of depreciation of course :D
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 11th October 2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Which ones did you go for? OK so panic is...

Which ones did you go for?

OK so panic is over for now. I have reset them in the past and they have come up reasonably quickly. I did 2 separate drives and they did not initialise. Yesterday, I...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th October 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By homer simpson
Is it knocking? When does it do it? Have you...

Is it knocking? When does it do it? Have you checked the upper control arm bushes?
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 10th October 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
One more question - can these be fitted as a DIY?...

One more question - can these be fitted as a DIY? Deflate the tyre, break the bead and change the sensor? Or is it tyre off jobbie?
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 10th October 2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Thank you' I'll message him if he hasn't seen...

Thank you' I'll message him if he hasn't seen this thread.
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 10th October 2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Wow that is cheap! Any idea of which ones they...

Wow that is cheap! Any idea of which ones they were?
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 10th October 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks steamship. I did go for a small drive...

Thanks steamship. I did go for a small drive twice but no luck. I do have 7K3 433MHz. Looking at your link, it the programming pad simply to set the frequency? I looked at lots of different sensors...
Forum: Daily banter 9th October 2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By homer simpson
Possibly. It must have some VIN data though I...

Possibly. It must have some VIN data though I suspect. I'll ask next time I'm at the dealers, unless someone here knows
Forum: Daily banter 9th October 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By homer simpson
Newer Audis (and other manufacturers) have a lot...

Newer Audis (and other manufacturers) have a lot of info stored on the key now. I remember when I picked up a loan car and the key was placed in a reader so the service advisor could pull up the...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 9th October 2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By homer simpson
Another TPMS thread

Had a good read through the other threads but most of them seem unfinished or inconclusive.

Yesterday, my pressure warning light came on so I checked the TPMS display and the values were all in...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd October 2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By homer simpson
That's just the part :eek2:

That's just the part :eek2:
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd October 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By homer simpson
Current price is 3193 incl VAT

Current price is 3193 incl VAT
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 1st October 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,614
Posted By homer simpson
Good job! I did read somewhere of this Pierburg...

Good job! I did read somewhere of this Pierburg replacement, might have seen it on AutoDoc can't remember. Shame no one does just the flaps but still that manifold is a lot cheaper than one from Audi!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st September 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By homer simpson
Good point, as the petrols heat up much quicker...

Good point, as the petrols heat up much quicker probably not required. Might just look at the heated windscreen retrofit that is still on my list :D
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st September 2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By homer simpson
Is there anything like this for the D3 S8?

Is there anything like this for the D3 S8?
Forum: Daily banter 19th September 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By homer simpson
I'm not sure if you can replace the buttons...

I'm not sure if you can replace the buttons (can't remember how they key splits) but you would not be able to code a new key to the car yourself. I'm sure VCDS can't do it either.

There is a guy...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th September 2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,216
Posted By homer simpson
Neither did I! That's what we get for not reading...

Neither did I! That's what we get for not reading the manual :ROFL:
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 6th September 2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,506
Posted By homer simpson
eBay does have them but the V1s are overpriced...

eBay does have them but the V1s are overpriced and V2 not so often. I would ensure you buy the V2 which comes in 3VIN, 10 VIN and Unlimited VIN forms. There is a second hand V2 for sale, 3 VIN with 1...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By homer simpson
I would imagine it can be checked with ODIS as...

I would imagine it can be checked with ODIS as the mileage will be stored in more than one place. The cluster and engine ECU would definitely be two of them. It may also be held elsewhere. Not sure...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By homer simpson
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th August 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By homer simpson
Hi and welcome. First post in the...

Hi and welcome.

First post in the wanted/sale section is not always the best but hopefully we will see more from you. When you say low mileage, what do you classify as low? Sub 100k? or 60k-70k?...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th August 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By homer simpson
Excellent result +++

Excellent result +++
Forum: Daily banter 11th August 2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,321
Posted By homer simpson
Correct. They are nearly 60 if you want to buy...

Correct. They are nearly 60 if you want to buy them from the counter. I would just book in with Audi and get them fitted. Perfect excuse to have a nose around the showroom too :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th August 2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By homer simpson
Something like this? ...

Something like this?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AUDI-RS3-RS4-RS5-RS6-RS7-3-BUTTON-FLIP-REMOTE-KEY-FOB-BADGE-LOGO-EMBLEM-CR2032/293645854341?hash=item445ea82685:g:4lAAAOSw3PJevo7a
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 9th August 2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By homer simpson
Quite rare to find these days. Keep your eyes on...

Quite rare to find these days. Keep your eyes on ebay and ask our sponsors to notify you if they get one in. Good luck
Forum: Daily banter 4th August 2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By homer simpson
Absolute bollocks (sorry). People who see it as...

Absolute bollocks (sorry). People who see it as provocative have the wrong mind set. People (snowflakes) just need something to moan about. I see a child standing in front of a car eating a banana....
Forum: Daily banter 31st July 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By homer simpson
Very nice! Enjoy +++

Very nice! Enjoy +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th July 2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,084
Posted By homer simpson
Will VAG Tacho extract the SKC on these? I...

Will VAG Tacho extract the SKC on these? I managed it on an '04 Leon, bought an ID48 chip ad programmed it myself with VCDS
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th July 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,350
Posted By homer simpson
The 'K' is 310mm so not just a variation. The 'L'...

The 'K' is 310mm so not just a variation. The 'L' seems correct at 335mm
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