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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 877
Posted By homer simpson
Oh the joys of Autocorrect :ROFL: :snigger:

Oh the joys of Autocorrect :ROFL: :snigger:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By homer simpson
Cracking car with ultra low miles. Try sticking...

Cracking car with ultra low miles. Try sticking it on Gumtree or even eBay with a reserve. You will get plenty of trade offers but may get someone who wants this long term. Good luck.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th July 2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Well believe it or not, the FRONT shield has...

Well believe it or not, the FRONT shield has deteriorated in exactly the same way.

Looking at the ceramic set up and reading up on ELSA, it seems you remove the carrier bolts and simply pull the...
Forum: Daily banter 19th July 2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By homer simpson
Love the way they take the rear cover off and...

Love the way they take the rear cover off and plonk it on the concrete floor!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 15th July 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 877
Posted By homer simpson
Slightly over budget ...

Slightly over budget

https://i.atcdn.co.uk/imgser-uk/servlet/media?id=25e13deede7840e9ba19595f03d2ecf5&width=720&height=540&paddingColour=e8e8e3
Forum: Daily banter 14th July 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By homer simpson
Photobucket seem to have done a U-turn and all...

Photobucket seem to have done a U-turn and all previously blocked images should now be view-able. They have also reduced their packages by 95% and sacked whoever was responsible!
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 13th July 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By homer simpson
Genuine D3 front rubber mats

Just bought a set, looks like a good price, showing as 54 on ETKA
...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By homer simpson
Some serious metal there!

Some serious metal there!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 7th July 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By homer simpson
Samsung S9 Plus 256GB Brand New Sealed

Brand new boxed and sealed. Locked to EE but can be unlocked for 10 from eBay.

I have been advised this is the dual/hybrid sim version so can use either 2 sims or a sim and a SD card.

256GB...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 3rd July 2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,127
Posted By homer simpson
Mine arrived today, installed, adjusted and...

Mine arrived today, installed, adjusted and working perfectly :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st July 2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By homer simpson
Sold - to me :)

Sold - to me :)
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 29th June 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By homer simpson
Mine is 0004861 and I have rear blinds

Mine is 0004861 and I have rear blinds
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 29th June 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
OK mine works at time and not at others. These...

OK mine works at time and not at others. These bolts were at maximum adjustment and I'm sure that's not how they are supposed to be as it just about closes. I will look into it when I have time
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 29th June 2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By homer simpson
In that case I will check my boot for the module

In that case I will check my boot for the module
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 28th June 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By homer simpson
I think I already have the UV and heat reflective...

I think I already have the UV and heat reflective glass. Looking at the '09 brochure, it was standard but wondering if it was standard on the facelift from 07/08?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 28th June 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By homer simpson
Heated front screen

Unfortunately mine doesn't have it but it is something that I would like to fit. Looking on ETKA, I can't find a part number. Is it a plug and play (with coding) or is there more to it?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 26th June 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Just to update the thread, I managed to get the...

Just to update the thread, I managed to get the shield repaired. After going to the bodyshop I didn't even think that the shield was aluminium and so needed an aluminium welder. After trying a couple...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 26th June 2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By homer simpson
http://mr-fix.info/mmi-2g-software-update-version-...

http://mr-fix.info/mmi-2g-software-update-version-5570/

MMI 2G software update – versions and features

Europe 2120
Volume limit increased.
Navigation announcements muted while phone call....
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By homer simpson
If it's just to save putting miles one (for...

If it's just to save putting miles one (for commute) then anything comfortable will do. Just make sure you drive it enough to be happy with it as you will be tied in.

What about a second hand mile...
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,194
Posted By homer simpson
I only know you from your posts on here but I am...

I only know you from your posts on here but I am saddened by your news.

Condolences to you and your family.

RIP Gwen
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 22nd June 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,127
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks. I read Ray's posts and confused myself!...

Thanks. I read Ray's posts and confused myself! It's clear now, the PF requires them if going from a 2-jet to a triple jet (or fan) but the facelifts don't require them. Time to order a set from...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 22nd June 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,127
Posted By homer simpson
Another little mod I would like to do - fan spray...

Another little mod I would like to do - fan spray washer jets.

Now reading through the thread I have concluded that my 2008 S8 will need a spacer to fit the SKODA heated fan washer jets. It...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd June 2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By homer simpson
Any pics? Might be interested

Any pics? Might be interested
Forum: Daily banter 21st June 2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,022
Posted By homer simpson
Definitely fit the sensor. When I see a car that...

Definitely fit the sensor. When I see a car that states it only needs a sensor it makes me wonder why it wasn't done? Hiding something else?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 21st June 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
I went again today to pick up the 'owing' parts...

I went again today to pick up the 'owing' parts and the manager asked me if the S8 was mine and then came out to have a look and told me how much he loved the V10. He loved the car and we had a good...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th June 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By homer simpson
Are these cars OK to disconnect the batteries to...

Are these cars OK to disconnect the batteries to or is there a chance the electrics can play up? I know they probably throw up ghost faults but that's not a problem. If they are safe to disconnect...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th June 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By homer simpson
Well going by this (optimistic) seller it would...

Well going by this (optimistic) seller it would be worth 25k+
...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Mine is Coventry and they haven't mentioned...

Mine is Coventry and they haven't mentioned anything at all. I know some TPS branches will not serve anyone unless they are in the trade/have an account.

I'm going to ask next time what is...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Just bought a couple from TPS - part number 7L0...

Just bought a couple from TPS - part number 7L0 012 223 and yes they were 5-6 each.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Yep TPS confirmed 122.50 +VAT so 147! ...

Yep TPS confirmed 122.50 +VAT so 147!

Going to see if mine can be repaired before splashing out :ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks guys for the advice. The backing...

Thanks guys for the advice. The backing plate/shield is circa 150 where as the one for standard brakes is 50. Thieves!

Not sure whether I will revert back to steels when the time comes, will...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th June 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks IT, I'll look into those. I have removed...

Thanks IT, I'll look into those. I have removed the wheels before and was very careful! Is removing the discs the same as any other audi?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th June 2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By homer simpson
Ceramic Brakes disc removal

Are there any differences between removing ceramic rear discs as opposed to steel ones? My backing plate has corroded at the fixing points and come adrift. I will order a replacement (unless anyone...
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,412
Posted By homer simpson
I have one of these but have not yet used it on a...

I have one of these but have not yet used it on a hub. Easily removed wheel bolts though and is very handy for caliper carriers etc
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 18th June 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By homer simpson
Is that limited to one vehicle?

Is that limited to one vehicle?
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th June 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By homer simpson
Looking around I have seen people offer PAYG...

Looking around I have seen people offer PAYG connections for around $20. You need the hardware and to allow teamviewer access
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 14th June 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
I ordered a set of struts (2nd hand genuine) and...

I ordered a set of struts (2nd hand genuine) and they made a difference but just lacked those few mm to get it to pull itself up. I then adjusted the bolts mentioned in this thread and I finally...
Forum: Daily banter 14th June 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By homer simpson
I for one agree and have not seen a D3 4.2tdi...

I for one agree and have not seen a D3 4.2tdi with that spec in the years of trawling through AT.
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By homer simpson
Is it due to space or you want to use the funds...

Is it due to space or you want to use the funds elsewhere?

Can you not SORN the D2 and only tax/insure it when you need it? Find friend with space so the wife thinks it's gone :)
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 12th June 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By homer simpson
I did look into this briefly a while ago and came...

I did look into this briefly a while ago and came to the same conclusion about it needing to talk back to Germany. I will dig further as I know it can be done for Mercedes tools so I am hoping there...
Forum: D3 - Lights 11th June 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By homer simpson
So I finally found the culprit - the ballast....

So I finally found the culprit - the ballast. Such a pain as two of the bolts are accessible but the third is not so bumper off and lights out. Swapped them over and the n/s worked but o/s didn't....
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th June 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By homer simpson
There are a few variations, what is the part...

There are a few variations, what is the part number please?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 9th June 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
OK makes sense now, thanks for the reply. I will...

OK makes sense now, thanks for the reply. I will try and get a set.

They are not on ETKA for this model so any idea which model they are originally for?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 8th June 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
I have tried adjusting the bumpers today and it...

I have tried adjusting the bumpers today and it does not solve the issue - boot will not pop open without some help. I unscrewed the bumper completely and it's just a piece of plastic under the...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 7th June 2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By homer simpson
Hi Scott, did you ever complete this? Was it...

Hi Scott, did you ever complete this? Was it difficult in the end?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 7th June 2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
EKTA is showing part number 8H0827249 for me...

EKTA is showing part number 8H0827249 for me which is for PR-4E7 power closing trunk
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th June 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By homer simpson
Yes it definitely was this hose. New one ordered...

Yes it definitely was this hose. New one ordered and fitted. Was a PITA getting it out as I was being very careful. Wasn't too bad putting new one on and best of all the seller paid the bill.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 7th June 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks. I don't understand your comment about...

Thanks. I don't understand your comment about releasing the centre pin?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 7th June 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
Here's a video in english that explains it. Will...

Here's a video in english that explains it. Will try this over the weekend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um70zvNEtIw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWJ67pcFCHw

I wonder if they can be...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 1st June 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,934
Posted By homer simpson
Interesting. The Audi ones are showing @ 38 each...

Interesting. The Audi ones are showing @ 38 each so half price from SGS. Your question about the higher 390N strut is a good one and I hope someone can answer it to help me decide too :)
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