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Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By Johnmed
Quite unimpressed with the Lucas wipers after 6...

Quite unimpressed with the Lucas wipers after 6 months. Nipped into Audi Warrington on my way home and after a few confused looks they agreed there was a fixed price wiper replacement scheme.
...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 12th June 2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By Johnmed
Try the Acceleras that a few on here have, me...

Try the Acceleras that a few on here have, me included. Canít fault them and theyíre the first cheap tyres Iíve ever had on any of my cars. Great in dry and wet, just over £50 a corner depending on...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th June 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Johnmed
Happy days.

Happy days.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th June 2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Johnmed
Nice work. Are the airbags both of the same type?...

Nice work. Are the airbags both of the same type? I know some are single stage etc.

I replaced my wheel and airbag with an S8ís, gaining paddles.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd June 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Johnmed
Buttertubs

Having watched Jeremy Clarkson drive the ĎCozzuhí up here years back, Iíd always wanted to visit.

Took the old girl up today as weíre staying not too far away. Beautiful scenery.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th May 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By Johnmed
I was think bearings or something internal to the...

I was think bearings or something internal to the compressor. Sounds about right^
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th May 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By Johnmed
Iíve just tried to capture the noise. Cycling...

Iíve just tried to capture the noise. Cycling between HVAC Econ on/off.

Not really found a way yet, to get it to be picked up by my phoneís mic.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th May 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By Johnmed
Did any of us ever manage to sort this? Still...

Did any of us ever manage to sort this? Still annoys me, (but then most things do).
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 6th May 2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,511
Posted By Johnmed
News to me. Thanks for the update Steamship. OP,...

News to me. Thanks for the update Steamship. OP, I hope thereís a solution.
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 6th May 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,511
Posted By Johnmed
Jeez Louise. Surely someone reading this can...

Jeez Louise. Surely someone reading this can think/recall of a solution...
Forum: Daily banter 21st April 2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Johnmed
Nice big land yacht. We had a 3.0 straight six...

Nice big land yacht. We had a 3.0 straight six Senator back in the Ď90s. Lurrvvvely.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 15th April 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By Johnmed
My honest thought is the price is high. I concur...

My honest thought is the price is high. I concur with Ian.

Re: keyless, standard on facelift.

GLWS
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 10th April 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By Johnmed
I didnít know you had 19s Robert, or Iíd have...

I didnít know you had 19s Robert, or Iíd have bought a set from you.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 9th April 2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Johnmed
What a shame. Another one bites the dust. ...

What a shame. Another one bites the dust.

P.S. I knew the word. Once you know, it stays with you. Not the most forgettable of concepts.
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 6th April 2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By Johnmed
Thatís good to hear. I got them from Camskill...

Thatís good to hear. I got them from Camskill too, delivery is great. Oponeo put their prices up before I could order.
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 5th April 2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By Johnmed
Maybe you’ll see me in a ditch soon. I’ve...

Maybe you’ll see me in a ditch soon.

I’ve read really mixed reviews of them, so I’m trying to keep an open mind. I’ve always run decent brand tyres on my cars.

If they’re anything like the...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 5th April 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,533
Posted By Johnmed
Accelera Tyres on Robertoís recommendation.

Having read Roberto wax lyrical about this brand over the years I finally took the plunge, with an open mind.

Should get them fitted tomorrow.

Got them from Camskill for £57.50 before...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st April 2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By Johnmed
For sale: D3 EPB switch and D3 EPB ECU

Hi folks.

EPB Switch is from my 2008 D3, swapped out to fault find. Full working order. £40 collected or + £3 P&P.

EPB ECU is from our sponsors, as delivered, never even taken out of the box....
Forum: House and Home DIY 26th March 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By Johnmed
Great idea. Love that.

Great idea. Love that.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Johnmed
Solar Sunroof Ďhackí.

Stumbled upon this YouTuber whoís redirected the feed from the solar sunroof to the carís battery. He says it previously powered HVAC and battery. I thought it just powered HVAC TBH.
...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd March 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,065
Posted By Johnmed
Ray, are you in the future? Our (Vodafone)...

Ray, are you in the future?

Our (Vodafone) ASDL is slower than my mobile (Three) providerís data. We should really switch, but whichever provider weíre with we repeatedly have problems after 6...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 23rd February 2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Johnmed
Possibly. Itís quite the love/hate relationship!

Possibly. Itís quite the love/hate relationship!
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 22nd February 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Johnmed
Just picked up my EPB ECU and switch from A8parts...

Just picked up my EPB ECU and switch from A8parts at the Post Office and..... The thing has only fixed itself (for now). No warning lights. Works fine. Cycled it a few times. What the f....

The...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th February 2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Johnmed
Only time Iíve lost oil from my D3 was via the...

Only time Iíve lost oil from my D3 was via the sump plug. Numpty National Tyres reused the compression washer. Never again did I use them.

I did have a loss from my old A2 TDi after 800 miles...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 15th February 2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Johnmed
Now got a switch winging its way to my house from...

Now got a switch winging its way to my house from our fab sponsors.

Will give me something to try when I get back in the country.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 15th February 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Johnmed
Ooh. The switch did pull up a little too easily...

Ooh. The switch did pull up a little too easily the other day. Maybe it is that. I’m in morocco at the minute. Will try and email our sponsors.

Thanks buddy.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 14th February 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Johnmed
EPB MIL. Again...

Address 53: Parking Brake Labels: 4E0-910-801.clb
Part No SW: 4E0 910 801 D HW: 4E0 907 801 B
Component: EPB A4EC0230 H03 0230
Revision: --H03---
Coding: 0000221
...
Forum: Daily banter 7th February 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Johnmed
I must confess Iíve got an S8 wheel in mine. For...

I must confess Iíve got an S8 wheel in mine. For the paddles.
Forum: Daily banter 7th February 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Johnmed
We love you Robert. You take a lot of stick too.

We love you Robert. You take a lot of stick too.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st January 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Johnmed
It’s not just me then!!! I wonder if it’s my...

It’s not just me then!!! I wonder if it’s my Tune2Air dongle in the AMI playing havoc.
Forum: Daily banter 31st January 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By Johnmed
Ha.

Ha.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 13th January 2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,276
Posted By Johnmed
Thanks OP, donít feel like you needed to do more....

Thanks OP, donít feel like you needed to do more. Not everyone has the patience or time to do guides. I always consider doing a guide myself, when doing little jobs.

Then, the wife is nagging,...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 13th January 2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,276
Posted By Johnmed
Cheers Matty

Cheers Matty
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 11th January 2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,276
Posted By Johnmed
Looks nice. Got any links for the product(s)?

Looks nice. Got any links for the product(s)?
Forum: Daily banter 10th January 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Johnmed
The little girl not only looks similar to my...

The little girl not only looks similar to my daughter, but is only a few months younger. It really shocked me this story. I read about it at the time and was amazed that they’d found the stolen car...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 23rd December 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,769
Posted By Johnmed
Whatís so fab out it? If itís whatís in premium...

Whatís so fab out it? If itís whatís in premium diesel I canít notice any difference between premium and regular fuels in the 3.0 TDi.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 18th December 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By Johnmed
Donít get me wrong, itís a good loss leading...

Donít get me wrong, itís a good loss leading loophole, I just wasnít in the mood to go and sit in the stealers.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 18th December 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,992
Posted By Johnmed
I tried to book the Audi wiper Ďserviceí online....

I tried to book the Audi wiper Ďserviceí online. But you have to call them up. I lost interest at that point, plus wasting a few hours at Audi doesnít appeal. So I ordered the Lucas blades - LWDF24C...
Forum: Daily banter 13th December 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Johnmed
As a precaution I stayed in today Ray, and kept...

As a precaution I stayed in today Ray, and kept the wife away from her car too. Merely as a precaution.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th December 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Johnmed
Sounds like fun that Ray. My sister’s C6A6 has...

Sounds like fun that Ray. My sister’s C6A6 has had one of it’s four plugs faulty for about 3 years now. Without issue. Mine are all fine. Still. For now....
Forum: Daily banter 11th December 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By Johnmed
That was my first thought.

That was my first thought.
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 6th December 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,708
Posted By Johnmed
legend!!!

legend!!!
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 24th November 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Posted By Johnmed
Just got that last set for the rears. Cheers for...

Just got that last set for the rears. Cheers for the heads up.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 10th November 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Johnmed
Seems to be a real electrical bottleneck that...

Seems to be a real electrical bottleneck that connection.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 10th November 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Johnmed
Iím following this thread closely as Iíll likely...

Iím following this thread closely as Iíll likely need to sort mine in years to come. What did the OP from the other thread do Snapí, did he use solder or something?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th November 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Johnmed
Fingers crossed it isnít too difficult a fix...

Fingers crossed it isnít too difficult a fix Snapí or that weíve led you away from a fault elsewhere.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd November 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Johnmed
Thatís the thread I was thinking of. Just didnít...

Thatís the thread I was thinking of. Just didnít remember the location of the connection. Good job we have MJ!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd November 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Johnmed
That is an odd one. Made me think of the thread...

That is an odd one. Made me think of the thread about some sort of electrical connection inside the OSF wing/wheel arch. Donít know why though. Maybe it was the heat aspect. Iím sure the connection...
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,511
Posted By Johnmed
Anyone tried the Lidl trickle chargers?

Anyone tried the Lidl trickle chargers?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th October 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By Johnmed
Cheers Mucker.

Cheers Mucker.
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