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Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 12th November 2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Audifan
Yes I have the arrow pointing to the right hand...

Yes I have the arrow pointing to the right hand side of the car. I have tried pushing it down but it seems to be snagged on something and I don't want to force it down as I'm afraid of breaking...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th November 2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Audifan
fuel float assembly

It's been awhile since I last posted about this issue that I'm having. I finished installing a new fuel pump a couple of months ago and I've been too busy/lazy to completely finishing what I've been...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 10th November 2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,476
Posted By Audifan
My came in the mail last week and I picked it up...

My came in the mail last week and I picked it up this past weekend. Awesome work MikkiJayne on creating a replacement +++.



Got installed today....
Forum: Daily banter 2nd November 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Audifan
original window sticker

I came across this site (https://www.withclutch.com/window-stickers) that get you the original window sticker for most vehicles but unfortunately it's only able to go back as far as the year 2013....
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th October 2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,899
Posted By Audifan
there was a group buy for these a couple of...

there was a group buy for these a couple of months ago (https://forums.quattroworld.com/a8/msgs/114324.phtml) and its made from aluminum and you can see a picture of them.

this link shows it...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 24th October 2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,476
Posted By Audifan
Payment sent

Payment sent
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 19th October 2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,476
Posted By Audifan
I'm ok with paying more for shipping.

I'm ok with paying more for shipping.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 18th October 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,476
Posted By Audifan
Audifan - cool white

Audifan - cool white
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th October 2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Audifan
This forum member bought Supertech HD valve...

This forum member bought Supertech HD valve springs and Ti retainers (https://forums.quattroworld.com/a8/msgs/109963.phtml) to fix his engine. I actually came across this post awhile ago but forgot...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th October 2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Audifan
Broken valve springs?

I've was bored and searched through all the forum pages on quattroworld and came across this post (https://forums.quattroworld.com/a8/msgs/109307.phtml). How common is this failure? Should I be...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th October 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
Interesting

Interesting
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 27th September 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
Could it be slotted out to be 1cm longer to be...

Could it be slotted out to be 1cm longer to be able to use for the V8 engines? It looks like it there is enough room to make it open larger?

Also is there a difference for the lock bar for the 32v...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 27th September 2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for the comparison between the two. this...

Thanks for the comparison between the two. this is the adjustable one that's available...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th September 2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
How can the V6 and the V8 be telled apart?

How can the V6 and the V8 be telled apart?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 23rd September 2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
I found this inexpensive can locking bar that...

I found this inexpensive can locking bar that comes with a crank locking pin and a tensioner locking pin. link...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st August 2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for the info MikkiJayne. I will start...

Thanks for the info MikkiJayne. I will start buying the special tools soon. Then I will buy the timing belt parts. By the time I have everything the weather should be cooled down where it'll be...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th August 2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,476
Posted By Audifan
Awesome job on a replacement! Count me in for a...

Awesome job on a replacement! Count me in for a pure white one.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 10th August 2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
I know you need the timing belt, timing belt...

I know you need the timing belt, timing belt tensioner, water pump, thermostat (what is the correct temperature?), timing belt rollers. What else is needed?

I know the tools needed are the...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th August 2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
Interesting. I not 100% sure I have the...

Interesting.

I not 100% sure I have the float in good orientation so I'm guessing that is my issue. From what I've remember, the top rubber seal is in good condition and is seated all the way to...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 9th August 2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,697
Posted By Audifan
40v Timing belt parts and tools

What are all the timing belt parts and all tools needed for the job? I want to buy everything that is needed to do this job while I also do the cam chain job.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 9th August 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
Any tips for properly installing the left fuel...

Any tips for properly installing the left fuel float?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 4th August 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
How tight does the fuel pump lock ring have to...

How tight does the fuel pump lock ring have to be?



This picture of the lock ring was taken before I removed the lock ring and you can see the yellow marks that I made for reference points...
Forum: D2 - Lights 4th August 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I tried to see if the rear foot well light would...

I tried to see if the rear foot well light would fit but not even close as it's a lot longer. I pulled out the door puddle light and it wasn't even close as it's too wide and too long....
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th August 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By Audifan
My problem is that I'm no good at soldering so...

My problem is that I'm no good at soldering so that's why I asked.
Forum: D2 - Lights 4th August 2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I have it reinstalled but I don't have the front...

I have it reinstalled but I don't have the front hinge retaining clips installed. I have it this way so I can easily drop down the front part of the glove box to have easier access to the light...
Forum: D2 - Lights 4th August 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I wonder if the foot well, door puddle lights...

I wonder if the foot well, door puddle lights would fit in the large rear rectangle hole? I'll give it a try later and report back.
Forum: D2 - Lights 3rd August 2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I bought the correct size female spade connector...

I bought the correct size female spade connector but the problem is that the male end in the light assembly is fairly thick so the female connector doesn't snap together very easily.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd August 2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: D2 - Lights 3rd August 2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I got the L brackets trimmed down but ran into...

I got the L brackets trimmed down but ran into another problem. One of the wires that I fixed gets in the way when trying to reinstall the light assembly.


The wire that's in front as seen in...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd August 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Audifan
Ah ok. That's good to know about there isn't a...

Ah ok. That's good to know about there isn't a limit. How do I directly upload my pictures to a post?
Forum: Daily banter 2nd August 2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Audifan
Photo gallery

I'm getting close on reaching the limit of my photo gallery on here. I tried creating a 2nd account on here just to use the gallery but received a error message. What site is everyone here using to...
Forum: D2 - Lights 2nd August 2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I finally got around to finish my glove box light...

I finally got around to finish my glove box light assembly fix. Here is the finished result. The plastic L brackets that I used were from a used rear view mirror that I bought....
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 26th July 2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
I came across this link about monoblock vs. two...

I came across this link about monoblock vs. two piece calipers (https://www.brakes-shop.com/brakepedia/calipers/mono-block-vs-2-piece-calipers).
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 26th July 2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,486
Posted By Audifan
radio wiring harness

Can the whole radio wiring harness be uninstalled from the car without cutting the wires apart? Here is a old post of mine that has a couple of pictures...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th July 2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Interesting..... I'm guessing the only benefit of...

Interesting..... I'm guessing the only benefit of monoblock calipers is that they weigh less then the split calipers?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 24th July 2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th July 2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for all the great info everyone +++ ...

Thanks for all the great info everyone +++

This is my dumb question of the day. I'm guessing the C5 RS6 calipers are made from aluminum?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd July 2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Interesting. Those weights are for the front...

Interesting.

Those weights are for the front rotors? Either way that's a huge weight savings between the A8 and RS6 rotors. The B7 RS4 rotors have a very low rotor hat offset vs. the C5 RS6 rotors...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd July 2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Thanks. Good thing I'm not in a hurry on this and...

Thanks. Good thing I'm not in a hurry on this and have some time to find them.

Another question. Why are the C5 RS6 discs so expensive as they are not 2 piece rotors so why the high price?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd July 2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Good to know. Thanks for the info +++ Anyone...

Good to know. Thanks for the info +++

Anyone have the part number for LWB D2 handbrake cables?

Does the LWB VW Phaeton have a mechanical e-brake or is it electrical?

What about the very...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 21st July 2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
I've gave it some thought and decided to go with...

I've gave it some thought and decided to go with C5 RS6 front caliper and discs since it'll be easier for me to mount the calipers. And for the rears I'm going to go with C5 RS6 rear brakes instead...
Forum: D2 - Lights 21st July 2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for editing my picture. I will definitely...

Thanks for editing my picture. I will definitely cut down the plastic to get it to the same level of the back of the lens.
Forum: D2 - Lights 21st July 2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
Sorry I don't have a micrometer on hand to take...

Sorry I don't have a micrometer on hand to take measurements of the metal bracket. I kinda had a feeling that it was too thick to use.


I cut off part of the plastic L bracket and temporary...
Forum: D2 - Lights 20th July 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,663
Posted By Audifan
I looked around to see what I have that I could...

I looked around to see what I have that I could use for a L bracket.


I found a metal L bracket but I have a feeling this might not work?...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 20th July 2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
I spent about 30 minutes trying to see if I got...

I spent about 30 minutes trying to see if I got fuel line adapter in the funnel with no luck so I gave up.

Does this connector plug in only one way? I didn't pay attention to the orientation of...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th July 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Lots of great information. Thanks for sharing.

Lots of great information. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th July 2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for the clarification as that makes more...

Thanks for the clarification as that makes more sense.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th July 2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Thanks again MikkiJayne +++ but now I'm confused....

Thanks again MikkiJayne +++ but now I'm confused. How is the flat bar mounted as there is no way it will mount flat to the upright as see in this picture :Confused: Or is the opposite side of the...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 16th July 2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,011
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for the info. I do have the pump assembly...

Thanks for the info. I do have the pump assembly in there aligned correctly as it sits flat/square. I didn't really look to see if the arrows lined up at the top of the tank near the fuel lines. I...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th July 2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,952
Posted By Audifan
Thanks for info and pictures MikkiJayne +++....

Thanks for info and pictures MikkiJayne +++. Curious if you have any pictures of the B7 RS4 brakes installed on a D2?
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