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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 6th October 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thanks for the PMs..

Hi all,

For the moment I am A8-less but have to acknowledge the jobs lining up on the car were beyond by courage at the moment...

What I got on eBay was what the car was worth with an oil leak...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th September 2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Sadly my LPG A8 D2, 3.7 for sale

Hi friends,

I mention the sale out of respect, it would be fantastic if a Forum member bought my A8. EBay item number 223153221473.

I would love another one day...

YorkshireBloke Robert
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th August 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By YorkshireBloke
"Can't Be Arsed", the new concept in AutoRepair culture..

Hi Steamship,

You are right. And wrong. :rolleyes: Not worth the messing about was the underlying message... :-(

"We aren't insured", "if our job is fouled by LPG piping we will stop, give...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th August 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By YorkshireBloke
D2 Towbar + electrics, fixed, HAC brand, never fitted, offers

Hi Folks,

I have to admit defeat: I can't get my Towbar fitted locally, I can't do it myself and I am ready to let it go to someone who can fettle it.

My main problem has been the usually...
Forum: Daily banter 26th June 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Are JW car warranties totally worthless??

Hi,

Thanks for that idea and I GENERALY agree that even new can have faults. But I can't fix ANYTHING on a car ( I am only so-so / OK on home DIY etc) and my work would be affected immediately if...
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thanks... Still looking

Hi,

Thanks for those thoughts, I need something that can be depended upon as my work may need a reliable vehicle.

Perhaps an Audi site is the wrong zone to ask about "boxes" but I know there...
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By YorkshireBloke
I need a PCP deal

Hi,

PCP isn't for everyone: I don't want to open a can of worms here... :tuttut:

I have a need for a car big enough for a 6'2" bloke, no need to carry passengers or much luggage. I just...
Forum: Daily banter 10th May 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Trains

Yep. 220. 8 hours, 3 changes on the train. Plays drums. :-(

He might just try to divorce his Dad if I did that... :ROFL:

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 10th May 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Before you offer your a Son a lift...

Hi All,

Not posted for a while, sorry it has to be a "help me" rather than offering help to others. :o

Son phones 10:30 pm, "got a gig with my band Dad, can't get there, are you busy Saturday"....
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th April 2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,403
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Good long term resource

Hi
I am a daisy and Steamship,

Such a thread would be out of my competence zone but what a good resource for others: bring it on! +++

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,723
Posted By YorkshireBloke
MOT Legalities

"drove home with care. Still no MOT."

Hi,

For my learning: if a car is tested early and it fails the MOT test (not a pre-test), is it legally able to be driven home? :Confused:

My insurer...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 30th January 2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,310
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Bump

Hi,

Interesting thread, did you make any more progress? :D

Robert
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th November 2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Hi, LOVELY CAR, a torment for someone like...

Hi,

LOVELY CAR, a torment for someone like me with a 3.7 that needs the usual restoration work, gearbox service at Mackies, suspension rebuild, belts, relays for air-con, parking sensors... :(
...
Forum: Daily banter 26th November 2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,061
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Yep: Dorset 1, Northern Britain 0 with MJ :-( ...

Yep: Dorset 1, Northern Britain 0 with MJ :-(

At least Chester Transmissions and Mackies give us something North of Brum to boast about! (Although Glasgow won't be easy from South Yorkshire...
Forum: Daily banter 13th November 2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,785
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Hi, Agreed, great debate. +++ Today there...

Hi, Agreed, great debate. +++

Today there are fewer very poor people, living longer, healthier lives, accessing "libraries" on-line like Uni lecturers only had access to. :)

How? ...
Forum: Daily banter 7th November 2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,060
Posted By YorkshireBloke
57 for me, insurance must be an issue...

57 for me, insurance must be an issue...
Forum: Owners Meets 7th September 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,569
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Hi, Great choice, rode many of the roads on...

Hi,

Great choice, rode many of the roads on motorcycles, I will put in my diary! +++

Robert
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th August 2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Not what I meant, 32 degrees too hot! Nights...

Not what I meant, 32 degrees too hot! Nights unbearable...

Here just right imho +++

Robert
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th August 2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Oh To Be In England...

Hi All,

Glad you're enjoying the Continent but today, Sunday 27.8.17 has been just the BEST weather I can remember for years... +++

32 degrees? Keep it.

Robert
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th August 2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,603
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Hi, I have used a cheap solar trickle...

Hi,

I have used a cheap solar trickle charger successfully on my D2, when starting running for 10 minutes to get proper hot, running up and down short drive.

This has been OK and I will repeat...
Forum: Other marques 24th August 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,529
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Hi, Agreeing with an Ausie is hard on...

Hi,

Agreeing with an Ausie is hard on principle but yes, too right mate!

I have seen Cinema, vinyl records, marriage and school exams revived and re-worked, my brass is NOT in electric only...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 13th August 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,734
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Red face Big Run Result...

Hi,

Starvation seems likely, when the gas "falls off" it won't come back on...

We did the journey down nicely, fell off once, picked back up. Return I ran 90 miles on petrol, double the price...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 9th August 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,734
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thumbs up Reassured...

Hi,

Thanks, being a bloody employee has prevented me from dropping off for a service, will have to drive down on petrol... :-(

Still, that will maybe protect the valve seats or is that an...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 6th August 2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,734
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Unhappy LPG filter / service help please!

Hi Folks,

Maybe one for Steamship (or members who had LPG on other vehicles; this is a generic post).

Over the past few days the car has "fallen off the gas" in the middle of journeys , not...
Forum: Daily banter 26th July 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,745
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Unhappy Another reason to take ferry...

LPG = no EuroTunnel...

Really tight fit helps me be less ****ed off. :-(

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 24th July 2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,433
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Cool Kids as Workforce...

Nah; my Son is part of the "renovation / wedding set up team" when he comes home! :ROFL: +++

Few Sons hear Dad cheering in the background when he announces his temp contact in the film business...
Forum: Daily banter 18th July 2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,628
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Smile Thanks All!

Cheers all! Will sort the ribbons as suggested. +++

Anyone got any contacts "Upstairs" to pray for some great weather?? Rain forecast for S71 on Friday :-(

Although my youngest Son...
Forum: Daily banter 16th July 2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,628
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Cool A8 Wedding Car

Hi All,

I marry my long-suffering SWIMBO next Friday; 21.7.2917. It has been a long and wonderful journey for us, passionate and expensive.... Taking all our time and effort: remind you of...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th July 2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,357
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Don't mind me but...

Hi,

My expertise is ALL nicked from Brain Boxes on this forum but.... :Confused:

[QUOTE
- flush and replace gearbox oil if necessary
-[/QUOTE]

Maybe read some of the tales of woe on the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 3rd July 2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,737
Posted By YorkshireBloke
At Last!

Woah!

I love reading the posts from Forum users who have their inlet tracts deep-cleaned, have a graduated set of tooth brushes to clean their engines and run ONLY on Shell SupEr Dear... :cool:
...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 11th June 2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,843
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Question Are we counting the 20 interested folks or what?

If I know the cost I would commit.

Being committed is what I is good at... M.

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 7th June 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,448
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Roof great, lowered looks good, rest fine... ...

Roof great, lowered looks good, rest fine... for YOU! :love:

Not interested in harsh suspensions for performance or looks.

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 1st June 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Good Swap!

Wow! Parking to see Barnsley FC v YourTown/CityFailures swapped for THE beach race on Earth! +++ (No, Paris - Dakar doesn't count!).

I may take you up on your offer! :cool:

Robert

PS...
Forum: Daily banter 30th May 2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Cool Championship Football Fans 2017-18

Hi Friends,

After Barnsley FC sportingly gave way to other (more ambitious and wealthy) teams for their Premiership Spot we have a driveway available to A8s visiting Oakwell! +++. We live close...
Forum: Daily banter 20th May 2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By YorkshireBloke
40 valve +++

40 valve +++
Forum: Daily banter 20th May 2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Question Cam pin kit for 3.7

Hi,

Are cam pin kits bespoke for each engine?

My trusted local independent has said he thinks a specific kit is needed, he hasn't got one and wouldn't likely need one again if he bought one......
Forum: Daily banter 18th May 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Red face Are you watching the Big Debate?

Just a thought...

There is a General Election you know... :p
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Red face Brave Man...

Two hours of clay-bar work after last IKEA visit to Leeds / Bradford store. :-(

Disgraceful behaviour in car sloping car park, people leaving trolleys teetering on pavement waiting to run down...
Forum: Daily banter 14th May 2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Cool Great! Is that it?

Barnsley V Spain: no contest... :ROFL: +++

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 14th May 2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Smile What a Great Weekend!

Had a lovey time, didn't over work (or over sup :o), spent time with SWIMBO, did garden jobs, sun shone, sat around, went to church, cared for A8... :love:

How was YOUR weekend?

Robert
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th May 2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,644
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th May 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Unhappy Will now be seriously looking to buy...

Hi,

See post on coil spring failure... :-(

Ahh, the things we do for love... :love::love:

Robert
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th May 2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Unhappy Rear offside coil spring failure...

Hi All,

So much for trying to fix issues before real (MOT)... :-(

We had a pre-test but then an a run I heard a noise... Today Wolfgang (her idea..) failed the MOT. :(

So, help! Should...
Forum: Owners Meets 2nd May 2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,122
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Unhappy No camping, No show...

Hi,

We fancied that but my pals and I like to do the whole tent thing... +++

Enjoy, hope it is a success, the organisers say they will look at it in future :cool:

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 26th April 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,652
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thumbs up Agreed.

Hi,

Have calmed down now... :o

You make my point, prosecute danger, not speed.

Robert
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 26th April 2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thanks

Hi,

Never purchased, thanks for pointing out wrong car! +++

I usually wait to check stuff out here before parting with my hard-earned... :o

Robert
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,652
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thumbs down Enthusiasts need "Idiot Control" as much as Joe Public imho

Hi,

Small rant.

Idiots spoil my fun. PC Plod is NOT looking well enough for spiffing / drinking / kids-in-car / racing other young drivers (not all at once! :ROFL:) .

IMHO there is an...
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,566
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Forum: Daily banter 23rd April 2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Powerhouse... Try this!

http://www.mylson.com/used-cars?type=Car&make=VOLKSWAGEN&model=CAMPER&MinPrice=&MaxPrice=

How you'd get it round corners I have no idea! ;) :o

Robert
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 22nd April 2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,305
Posted By YorkshireBloke
Thumbs up Car safety as a consideration when buying an A or S8

Hi,

Sorry to drag this back from the Tessla discussion but yes, I bought an A8 with safety in mind (as well as the usual stuff +++ :ROFL:).

I believe my life was saved by an A4 I was driving...
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