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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th January 2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Dezzy
I'm sure I mentioned that. The holes issue...

I'm sure I mentioned that.

The holes issue is not a problem as long as there is a hole. I use a 6mm dia hole in 42.2 o/d heavy tube ships hand rails, drilled on the underside of tube right where...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th January 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Dezzy
Galvo process is a caustic bath, rinse, pickle,...

Galvo process is a caustic bath, rinse, pickle, rinse, flux, galvo dip.
From memory the zink bath is around 500c

We know the areas they tend to go, and as they seam to rot from the inside out we...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th January 2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Dezzy
Tread carefully with hot dip galvo, it's hot,...

Tread carefully with hot dip galvo, it's hot, really hot and can cause deformation. I'm fairly familiar with the sub frames can from memory they have holes everywhere and that's good as it'll explode...
Forum: Daily banter 17th December 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Dezzy
I think it should qualify as a, plug in hybrid

I think it should qualify as a, plug in hybrid
Forum: D2 - Transmission 8th December 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By Dezzy
I don't think it'll be tramping Jim, for this to...

I don't think it'll be tramping Jim, for this to happen it would ned to be gripping hard and slipping slightly that then causes the suspension to bounce slightly, grip, slip, bounce, grip, slip,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd December 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Dezzy
+++

+++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Dezzy
I'm north east again

I'm in South Shields staying but the ship has berthed in Tees. I have a hotel till Weds and need to book something else closer, so Middlesbo or similar. Anyone local have some input. I've been told...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd December 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,584
Posted By Dezzy
Awesome, that's made my day. Didn't think to cut...

Awesome, that's made my day. Didn't think to cut the blot instead of the CAR! :tuttut:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th November 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By Dezzy
Don't. I was being really good

Don't. I was being really good
Forum: Daily banter 26th November 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dezzy
tongue out, drooling, green eyed emoji. Well done...

tongue out, drooling, green eyed emoji. Well done Brian, enjoy!
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th November 2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dezzy
well, I got out and got under and the problem is...

well, I got out and got under and the problem is the circular dipped beam light which has a peculiar connector at the back , just a wire bracket or similar

any idea what exactly this is ?

If...
Forum: Daily banter 29th October 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Dezzy
:eek: but it was like this? ...

:eek:

but it was like this?
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=22294&stc=1&d=1572344805



Alright there, Conan Mcrae
Forum: Alternative Fuels 29th October 2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By Dezzy
Big install given the go ahead near you Ian,...

Big install given the go ahead near you Ian, Dogger Bank is a huge install that hopefully for me will need multiple ships mobilised, this in turn will be supplying you your clean electric (after 25...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th October 2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,584
Posted By Dezzy
You should have said yes

You should have said yes
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By Dezzy
If you're looking to convert the 8 to battery and...

If you're looking to convert the 8 to battery and motors in the future this thread is helpful. Also this Forum is not just for 8's but the 8 community or that's was my understanding, hence the...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th October 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Dezzy
Is the 4.75 or 3/16" in old money not 5mm O/D...

Is the 4.75 or 3/16" in old money not 5mm O/D when coated with the back plastic stuff?

Anyhoo I wouldn't worry about the .25 of a mm and just use Cuni or copper.

If you really wanted coated...
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,019
Posted By Dezzy
"what's it like on petrol?" It loves...

"what's it like on petrol?"

It loves it!
Forum: Alternative Fuels 3rd October 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,269
Posted By Dezzy
Very nice Ian congrats. +++ It is still powered...

Very nice Ian congrats. +++
It is still powered via fossil fuel though. But you are right it is the future.
Forum: A4/S4 B6 26th September 2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By Dezzy
Ha ha, yeah come on Manno you know the rules

Ha ha, yeah come on Manno you know the rules
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th September 2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By Dezzy
:ROFL: looking forward to seeing it outside.

:ROFL: looking forward to seeing it outside.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th September 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By Dezzy
Merlin S8

this one is the highest miler I've seen to date.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-S8-Facelifted-D2-comfortable-and-potent-performance-saloon/123917049961?hash=item1cda082069:g:-P0AAOSwd5VdiPOI
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Dezzy
+++ just to note it's always worth asking on here...

+++ just to note it's always worth asking on here too if anyone is close or passing by, as I went past fairly close yesterday. I did think about popping in just to see if there was anything left of T8
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Dezzy
yep, in some cases it takes lees than that. New...

yep, in some cases it takes lees than that. New door from Audi, strip down rebuild, paint..... cha ching
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th August 2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Dezzy
Sorry mate you're right it was a bit harsh:o Also...

Sorry mate you're right it was a bit harsh:o Also wasn't fair to Paul for a "for sale post" I apologise +++

The 8 looks nice btw

I can give details of a couple of decent self found eateries in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th August 2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By Dezzy
Probably no one in that area willing to speak out...

Probably no one in that area willing to speak out tbh, I remember a couple of months ago asking if there was anything around as I was visiting for work, but nothing. Maybe try advertising somewhere...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 26th August 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,089
Posted By Dezzy
Ffs ainars, must be save able on a shoe string. ...

Ffs ainars, must be save able on a shoe string.
Just out of interest what happens when the 4 speed is coupled to the S?
Forum: Owners Meets 21st August 2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,228
Posted By Dezzy
Land Rover :yippee:

Land Rover :yippee:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th August 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dezzy
Thanks mate +++

Thanks mate +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dezzy
Neil would be a love and pick mine up for me and...

Neil would be a love and pick mine up for me and we'll sort out the rest later? I can pay you pounds or in duck eggs, what ever you'd prefer.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,136
Posted By Dezzy
I'm in too please Roberto

I'm in too please Roberto
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th July 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,827
Posted By Dezzy
Did you drop the tank in the end? I also had a...

Did you drop the tank in the end? I also had a vapour leak, from the offside after a muppet replaced the fuel pump, ran out at a quarter as you know. I tried reseating the whole assembly and posted...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th July 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By Dezzy
Post Nice colour, glws

Nice colour, glws
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 4th July 2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dezzy
You have a breather problem somewhere and it's...

You have a breather problem somewhere and it's building too much pressure.

If you post more detail like what engine it is, MJ i'm sure will know the likely candidates to look for
Forum: Daily banter 3rd July 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Dezzy
Noise camera eh, that's some invention that. Soon...

Noise camera eh, that's some invention that. Soon everyone will want one of those, just imagine being able to record both vision and sound, wow man that's alien tech right there
Forum: Daily banter 26th June 2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Dezzy
G-clamp?

G-clamp?
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dezzy
Oh sorry I thought that's what the button is by...

Oh sorry I thought that's what the button is by your thumb in the pic.
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Dezzy
It doesn't look like a steam loco in there so...

It doesn't look like a steam loco in there so must be a real job. Just think those people working on the Puffing Billy line have a fire box to do TOAST on but 27litres gets a button.
Forum: Owners Meets 12th June 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,374
Posted By Dezzy
Big northern jessie, should be out there in...

Big northern jessie, should be out there in shorts and wife beater and take it like a man! :)
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dezzy
I'm sorry Roberto but I never remember anyone...

I'm sorry Roberto but I never remember anyone telling me to buy a Derv, the only reason people bought them was to try and save a few quid at the pumps or to run red, or as stated a few years ago for...
Forum: Daily banter 9th May 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,869
Posted By Dezzy
You can get armoured 8's and Range Rovers for...

You can get armoured 8's and Range Rovers for that +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 8th May 2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,502
Posted By Dezzy
Hey mate, gutted for you. I think you'll get...

Hey mate, gutted for you.
I think you'll get nothing out the insurers but play the game a bit if you have too, your car is worthless but the 15K for personal injuries might make it a bit easier to...
Forum: Owners Meets 4th May 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dezzy
No, you're right I wouldn't :o

No, you're right I wouldn't :o
Forum: Owners Meets 4th May 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dezzy
The ball hitch looks familiar

The ball hitch looks familiar
Forum: Owners Meets 1st May 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,634
Posted By Dezzy
Ha ha ha, Google comes to the southwest and...

Ha ha ha, Google comes to the southwest and fails. Stick with ya city Google, next you'll be expecting mobile service and 4g, so far behind with the times. Get used to misrible locals, rain and ****e...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,172
Posted By Dezzy
Glad it was an easy fix mate, and you need to...

Glad it was an easy fix mate, and you need to keep an eye on your fluid levels more often. You should know better, dip the tanks!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st May 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dezzy
You can't ask that. 3k I'll give you 2500 for...

You can't ask that. 3k I'll give you 2500 for yours :ROFL:

So will you have to get one of those 3 cylinder or cobalt powered cars soon then? Or just change the plates over from something else...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 30th April 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,155
Posted By Dezzy
+1 I have a screen replaced in Portsmouth, think...

+1 I have a screen replaced in Portsmouth, think it was autoglass, they reused the old trim OK
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 22nd April 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,470
Posted By Dezzy
I could never get T8 right as, as you found out

I could never get T8 right as, as you found out
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dezzy
I didn't clock it was an auto. I mean who would...

I didn't clock it was an auto. I mean who would have one of those you'd need to be a right idiot to have anything other than manual everyone knows that. Only old grannies have Autos.

Oh and having...
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,739
Posted By Dezzy
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2012-Fiat-Abarth-500-1-...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2012-Fiat-Abarth-500-1-4-T-Jet/333135860435?hash=item4d9071d2d3:g:5gQAAOSwRcZcnjZy

you'll have a ball

leave your mountain bike at home
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