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Forum: Owners Meets 20th January 2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By briang9
and one of my cars got very dirty in today's...

and one of my cars got very dirty in today's visit :tuttut:
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th January 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 499
Posted By briang9
Sounds like your best option would be if you can...

Sounds like your best option would be if you can untangle your tracks from ITunes into MP3 and get them onto a couple of SD cards. I think they have to be SD and not SDHC, I have a couple of these
...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th January 2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 499
Posted By briang9
My similar vintage RS6 does'nt let you stream...

My similar vintage RS6 does'nt let you stream Bluetooth music, only phone however there is a connection in the glove box in mine which allows you to connect a variety of different inputs at the other...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd January 2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By briang9
https://totalcarcheck.co.uk/FreeCheck?regno=KU56JW...

https://totalcarcheck.co.uk/FreeCheck?regno=KU56JWY
Forum: D2 - Transmission 21st December 2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By briang9
Did you ever get to the bottom of this Jim?

Did you ever get to the bottom of this Jim?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th December 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,457
Posted By briang9
It's well know surely that the only suitable...

It's well know surely that the only suitable colour for an S8 Interior is black+++
Forum: D2 - Transmission 9th December 2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By briang9
Maybe too obvious but if it's just happened after...

Maybe too obvious but if it's just happened after new tyres I would get the rear wheel balance re-checked
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By briang9
Welcome back +++

Welcome back +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By briang9
Connor's new car...before I kerbed one of his...

Connor's new car...before I kerbed one of his wheels outside Stephen's. I have to admit he took it rather better than I would have if he had kerbed mine:o

Will of course be fully restored to...
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By briang9
:o

:o
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By briang9
Good for the rhubarb though+++

Good for the rhubarb though+++
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,074
Posted By briang9
Trident instead of 4 Rings

Added another to the drive yesterday, been on my bucket list for years, looks like a well looked after one judging by the pile of receipts I have, and it has chrome and a cream interior..... :ROFL: ...
Forum: Daily banter 11th November 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By briang9
Drivetribe

D2 S8 made it to Drivetribe's list of best looking German cars +++ (A few other nice Audis on the list too) +++
...
Forum: Owners Meets 5th November 2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,911
Posted By briang9
Looks like a great event, love the cake. Happy...

Looks like a great event, love the cake. Happy Birthday Ray +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th October 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By briang9
The Aldi one I highlighted above is an excellent...

The Aldi one I highlighted above is an excellent trickle charger, been using one of mine for over a year now..and at 12.99 well what's not to like +++ Just bought another 2 recently as No 1 son has...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th October 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By briang9
https://www.aldi.co.uk/car-battery-charger-2019/p/...

https://www.aldi.co.uk/car-battery-charger-2019/p/099132311147100
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th October 2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By briang9
The only 6 to have IMHO is the RS6, the V10 is a...

The only 6 to have IMHO is the RS6, the V10 is a stunning engine and pulls like nothing I've ever driven before. Having said that the build quality on my D2 S8 is superior in so many ways, and it's...
Forum: Motormouth 11th October 2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,633
Posted By briang9
I went with them Andrew, not used them yet...

I went with them Andrew, not used them yet however, but they do have lots of good feedback on a number of forums. And no I don't have a discount code either :D
Forum: Daily banter 7th October 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,019
Posted By briang9
Me too:) looks like a great trip Ray+++

Me too:) looks like a great trip Ray+++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th September 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,817
Posted By briang9
Turns out the blower motor is (to use a Scottish...

Turns out the blower motor is (to use a Scottish technical term) gubbed, managed to get the only one left from our sponsors. Came from a 2.8 so can't imagine it had a solar roof which hopefully will...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th August 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,817
Posted By briang9
Did you ever get to the bottom of this Andrew?...

Did you ever get to the bottom of this Andrew? Mine stopped working today though a sharp bang with a clenched fist on the box got it going again..so hopefully just a dodgy connection. My mechanic is...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By briang9
I read somewhere earlier that the "Black Pack"...

I read somewhere earlier that the "Black Pack" option takes care of the silver with some carbon fibre look, guess that option will be similar cost to a decent D2 S8...:)

I do like it though and I...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st August 2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By briang9
Still think you should follow my example +++

Still think you should follow my example +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By briang9
My lasting solution was to take it out and throw...

My lasting solution was to take it out and throw it away ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th August 2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By briang9
Slightly OT but these guys to great job refurbing...

Slightly OT but these guys to great job refurbing calipers

https://pro-calipers.co.uk/
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 12th August 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,177
Posted By briang9
I had same symptoms with my RS6 and a replacement...

I had same symptoms with my RS6 and a replacement BT unit fixed it.
Forum: TT 8N 4th August 2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 55,232
Posted By briang9
Those MGs are rare as rocking horse poo..looks...

Those MGs are rare as rocking horse poo..looks like a good day +++

ETA and not cheap either :eek:
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 23rd July 2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,120
Posted By briang9
Probably better avoiding Dealer for this as I...

Probably better avoiding Dealer for this as I suspect they will charge you (probably a lot) for it, better to find someone on here in the register near you who could do it +++
Forum: Daily banter 21st July 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By briang9
Guess they don't do MOT over there then? The wing...

Guess they don't do MOT over there then? The wing mirrors on the green truck look really useful:ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 19th July 2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,616
Posted By briang9
Spotted one in the flesh the other day....it's a...

Spotted one in the flesh the other day....it's a big bugger+++
Forum: D2 - Transmission 13th July 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By briang9
I think the PF box is a much more robust box...

I think the PF box is a much more robust box though +++
Forum: D2 - Transmission 13th July 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By briang9
Yeah mine was that price too, and yes guilty as...

Yeah mine was that price too, and yes guilty as charged:o though it only covered 40k in that time..not sure what they reckon the correct mileage/years should be between services TBH. 2012 one was...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 13th July 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By briang9
You must be getting hit with the "red interior...

You must be getting hit with the "red interior surcharge" then :D Yesterday's was the same price as the last one I had in 2012. Or maybe you just look more affluent than me:ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Transmission 12th July 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By briang9
Another Successful Service

Just back from another perfect gearbox service from Makies, bit more expensive this time as I needed a new sump pan as the old one had become porous. Never felt anything wrong before service but...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd June 2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By briang9
Superb+++ had a similar experience recently in my...

Superb+++ had a similar experience recently in my S8 on our trip to the annual meet, covered just over 1400 miles in superb comfort..they really are very comfortable cars. My MPG was a tad less at...
Forum: Owners Meets 16th June 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,374
Posted By briang9
Arrived back home today, total journey 1430.2...

Arrived back home today, total journey 1430.2 miles. Got a rather optimistic range reading after filling up today, drove like a nun for about 50 miles to make sure I got to Tesco in Carlisle to avoid...
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By briang9
I had presumed that buying from TPS means OEM,...

I had presumed that buying from TPS means OEM, though not always the cheapest, but at least the "proper" parts? Guess then if you know the supplier/manufacturer you can find them cheaper elsewhere?
Forum: Owners Meets 11th June 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,374
Posted By briang9
Huge thanks to all those involved in...

Huge thanks to all those involved in organising/sponsoring from us too, it was a brilliant weekend+++ We are still down here in Torquay for a few days. Weather is similar to Scotland in January...had...
Forum: Owners Meets 5th June 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,887
Posted By briang9
Only 2 slots?? Any on Friday night

Only 2 slots??

Any on Friday night
Forum: Daily banter 26th May 2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By briang9
memory

As the weather up here at the moment resembles January conditions, I thought it would be nice to remind us of warmer weather at this time of year a few years ago. The Glasgow Mafia in convoy....
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th May 2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By briang9
My D2 had a Parrot CK3100 kit in it when I bought...

My D2 had a Parrot CK3100 kit in it when I bought it and it's very good but is phone only. Not sure if its still available but suspect updated version may well cost much more and provide...
Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,720
Posted By briang9
Oi!!:p

Oi!!:p
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By briang9
Not sure about prices to send things abroad, but...

Not sure about prices to send things abroad, but these guys have been useful when I needed to send stuff within UK, fairly easily tailored to specific requirements too +++
...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Sad
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Posted By briang9
Unhappy Sad

Never really been an F1 fan but felt sad today to hear about Lauda. Legend is often a label attached too easily IMHO, but in his case it was certainly true..need to dig out Rush again in the next few...
Forum: Owners Meets 21st May 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By briang9
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel,...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Tonup - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie. Ann - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad
Ray - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 17th May 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,504
Posted By briang9
https://ownersmanuals2.com/get/audi-a8-s8-2008-own...

https://ownersmanuals2.com/get/audi-a8-s8-2008-owners-manual-71906
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,502
Posted By briang9
I could probably take a look at the Edinburgh one...

I could probably take a look at the Edinburgh one for you as a first step, my old mum is in hospital in Edinburgh at the moment so popping over fairly regularly. On holiday at the moment but get back...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,502
Posted By briang9
Didn't really mean wrong in the real sense, just...

Didn't really mean wrong in the real sense, just wrong for me :D
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,502
Posted By briang9
Just curious as to why you think this Sergey?

Just curious as to why you think this Sergey?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th May 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,502
Posted By briang9
That Edinburgh one does look nice, though wheels...

That Edinburgh one does look nice, though wheels are not great (same as my Winter ones) and even with that low mileage it seems optimistically priced IMHO. There is also a red S8 about to pop up for...
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