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Forum: Owners Meets Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By tintin
Thank you Ian - very thoughtful ;)

Thank you Ian - very thoughtful ;)
Forum: Daily banter 10th January 2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 505
Posted By tintin
Lovely car, and that colour really suits it: and...

Lovely car, and that colour really suits it: and works well with the colour mix in the interior.

I know you've been looking for a while, and were looking for the grey exterior, but I think you'll...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th December 2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By tintin
I bought 4 very similar Pirelli Sottozeros with c...

I bought 4 very similar Pirelli Sottozeros with c 6-7mm each for the same price today, so I'd say these are slightly overpriced, given the lower tread, and the fact that they're Dunlops, which I...
Forum: Daily banter 30th December 2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,718
Posted By tintin
I don't doubt it, though they won't be capable -...

I don't doubt it, though they won't be capable - and anyway Mark, I was quoting the VAG execs who were promising this capable competitor, not another foreign upstart to their market share.

VAG...
Forum: Daily banter 30th December 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,718
Posted By tintin
Well, it's now about 15 months later from my Oct...

Well, it's now about 15 months later from my Oct 18 starter post on this thread, and this just happened:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50921729

So Tesla have started delivering actual...
Forum: Daily banter 27th December 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,019
Posted By tintin
Fabulous story Ray, especially at Christmas. I'm...

Fabulous story Ray, especially at Christmas. I'm delighted for you.
Forum: Daily banter 17th December 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By tintin
Lovely - well done Neil and Mike. Great idea! +++

Lovely - well done Neil and Mike. Great idea! +++
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 7th December 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By tintin
Apologies then, I thought you didn't want to...

Apologies then, I thought you didn't want to change the look of the car.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 6th December 2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By tintin
Not sure what it'll do to the ride comfort, but...

Not sure what it'll do to the ride comfort, but I'd imagine it'll definitely change the look of the car - 16" rims will just look waaay too small (but I admit I'm a 20" rims fan, so I may be...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 30th November 2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
Well, I've done 90k (miles) on mine, and haven't...

Well, I've done 90k (miles) on mine, and haven't even thought about changing the pads yet...:rolleyes:
Forum: Alternative Fuels 30th November 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
Correction/update: here's one with one million KM...

Correction/update: here's one with one million KM on the clock -

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-1-million-miles-video/?fbclid=IwAR0n5rMzpa1_YPNZ7gABO3S1f7Ga5etMAMHrjlSDD2YWH5WMWx1vPn9k7wA
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By tintin
I had the pleasure of seeing this (& Connor's new...

I had the pleasure of seeing this (& Connor's new wheels...) on Brian's way back over the border, and can confirm that is indeed a beauty.

Lovely proportions, a cracking colour and in really good...
Forum: Daily banter 21st November 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By tintin
.. And you're going to have to change your forum...

.. And you're going to have to change your forum name now :D
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 20th November 2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,000
Posted By tintin
Audi + drains = problems

There's loads of reports of this with the new e-tron as well, so it's not just their "traditional" models :(
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By tintin
Tomorrow then ;)...

Tomorrow then ;)...
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By tintin
I am - how long will the cake last? ;)

I am - how long will the cake last? ;)
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By tintin
Mini (cake..) meet! ;)

Mini (cake..) meet! ;)
Forum: Alternative Fuels 13th November 2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By tintin
Which one - "standard" or full self driving...

Which one - "standard" or full self driving (FSD)? Teslas come with the former as standard (pretty much...), and the latter (the 5800 option) isn't active yet.

Standard AP is pretty amazing...
Forum: Daily banter 13th November 2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By tintin
That can be easily polished out (or should that...

That can be easily polished out (or should that be polished off? ;) ) - Happy Birthday Ray!
Forum: Daily banter 12th November 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By tintin
Clever Click Content?

The more I think about it, the more I realise this mix is probably intentional: a sort of sophisticated clickbait - look at how many of us have had (strong!) opinions already on this.

It's very...
Forum: Daily banter 12th November 2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By tintin
Such an omission

I agree with Jan (in the comments section): the NSU should definitely have been in this list.
Forum: Owners Meets 4th November 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,911
Posted By tintin
Great venue, a perfect excuse for a celebration -...

Great venue, a perfect excuse for a celebration - worth it just to see Ray's expression...+++ - and brilliantly organised by Mark (+Lyn), Neil & Jim. Each of whom have lots of "form" when it comes to...
Forum: Owners Meets 1st November 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,911
Posted By tintin
UPDATED LIST 1. Jim & Christine (The Laird)...

UPDATED LIST

1. Jim & Christine (The Laird) 2 for lunch .(TBC)
2. TC4332 Ray 2 for Lunch .D4 A8L 4.0T Jordan can come.
3. Architex_mA8tey Neil 1 for lunch .D4 A8L 4.0T
4. Lyn & Mark (Moltuae) 2...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 28th October 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
The Model 3 is a much better proposition for...

The Model 3 is a much better proposition for UK/most European roads, as both the S and X are really a bit too big/wide. All the M3 really loses is the practicality of the S/X's hatchback (and hence...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 26th October 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
It still is a thing - the free supercharging for...

It still is a thing - the free supercharging for life stays with the vehicle when sold on to the buyer - and at least one Model S has done half a million miles already ;)...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
Looking forward to that. Takes the pressure off...

Looking forward to that. Takes the pressure off me :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 22nd October 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,911
Posted By tintin
UPDATED LIST 1. Jim & Christine (The Laird)...

UPDATED LIST

1. Jim & Christine (The Laird) 2 for lunch
2. TC4332 Ray 1 for Lunch
3. Roberto 1 for Lunch
4. Architex_mA8tey Neil 1 for lunch
5. Lyn & Mark (Moltuae) 2 for lunch
6.
7.
8.
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
Thoughts and observations

See below for my comments
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
+1

+1
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th October 2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By tintin
It depends which '8 you are talking about - and...

It depends which '8 you are talking about - and this really will put the cat amongst the pigeons, and is only my opinion. If you're comparing a D2 with any 6, then they're chalk and cheese - the...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 5th October 2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
I'm with Ian on the GTE (and Hybrids generally) -...

I'm with Ian on the GTE (and Hybrids generally) - they're a very poor compromise, and do neither job properly. And buying one now is economically about as sensible as buying a new diesel, as they're...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 4th October 2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
This. +++ Welcome, first follower. :yippee:

This. +++

Welcome, first follower. :yippee:
Forum: Alternative Fuels 1st October 2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
Errr....and pics please - or it didn't happen (or...

Errr....and pics please - or it didn't happen (or people won't believe you :rolleyes:)
Forum: Alternative Fuels 1st October 2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By tintin
:mexicanwave:

:mexicanwave:
Forum: Daily banter 1st October 2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,019
Posted By tintin
Sounds like a great trip Ray, enjoy.

Sounds like a great trip Ray, enjoy.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st October 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By tintin
Funny that - I use mine as winters :D

Funny that - I use mine as winters :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th September 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By tintin
look at the top of the page ;)

look at the top of the page ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th September 2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By tintin
18s.

18s.
Forum: Daily banter 20th September 2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By tintin
Me too....:(

Me too....:(
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By tintin
Private PM from "ArinaDaw" :rolleyes:

Private PM from "ArinaDaw" :rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,162
Posted By tintin
****Spam PM doing the rounds?****

Hi all,

It might just be me, but it looks like there's a spam PM going round, so watch out for that, if you get one in your private mailbox - I had one today....

Cheers

Stephen
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th September 2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By tintin
A definite bona fide unobtainium bargain: took me...

A definite bona fide unobtainium bargain: took me aaages to to get a set of these for my S8, and they really are like hens teeth. I'd jump at these at this price - if I didn't have a set already ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th August 2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By tintin
So it's this car Paul? (saves you adding your own...

So it's this car Paul? (saves you adding your own pics ;) )

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=14433
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By tintin
+1

+1
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 16th August 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By tintin
Drat - I was just about to say that :ROFL:

Drat - I was just about to say that :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th August 2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,884
Posted By tintin
:mexicanwave:

:mexicanwave:
Forum: Owners Meets 10th August 2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,342
Posted By tintin
Wimp ;)

Wimp ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 8th August 2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By tintin
Asking for a friend..

...so two sets for me please Roberto ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By tintin
Drop by mine next time you're passing and buy me...

Drop by mine next time you're passing and buy me a beer and we're quits Ray - or we could make it an excuse for a NW meet ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By tintin
I can pick up yours for you, if that helps Ray ;)

I can pick up yours for you, if that helps Ray ;)
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