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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th May 2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By ainarssems
Looking at ETKA AQ was dropped on 2008 and AR...

Looking at ETKA AQ was dropped on 2008 and AR used till 2013 for all engines so difference cannot be that big.

Looking at the sport suspension springs the same were used throughout all years PF...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th May 2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By ainarssems
So about the same as having a passenger or not...

So about the same as having a passenger or not :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th May 2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By ainarssems
Just checked my unsused pair is also AQ, also...

Just checked my unsused pair is also AQ, also checked original struts that I took off because of broken springs and they are AR.

Not sure how much weight difference is there between V6 and V8, I...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th May 2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 119
Posted By ainarssems
I think you can change the whole strut with...

I think you can change the whole strut with spring and spring cup from PF and FL and it's fine but if you just put PF shock keeping FL spring and cup on FL car you end up with lower front, I am sure...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 23rd May 2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By ainarssems
Don't forget that BMW also do their version of...

Don't forget that BMW also do their version of 4WD xDrive. It is quite a bit different from quattro in that it still has engine quite a bit towards to rear and front wheels close to front. They do...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 22nd May 2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By ainarssems
The simple way would be remove shafts from front...

The simple way would be remove shafts from front drive shafts but leave CV joints and weld up centre diff. But hardly any weight saving. And handling is not that great mostly because engine is way up...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 18th May 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By ainarssems
I used cordless drill and and bolts with nuts,

I used cordless drill and and bolts with nuts,
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 17th May 2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By ainarssems
I made a tool from metal bar and 2 bolts, M6 I...

I made a tool from metal bar and 2 bolts, M6 I think, when I was doing it.
Forum: Spotless 9th May 2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By ainarssems
It's pretty much business as usual for me but...

It's pretty much business as usual for me but wife is sitting at home so S4 was a bit underused. It's been sitting on drive for 5 or 6 weeks but I was driving it to my night shift work this week...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 9th May 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,417
Posted By ainarssems
I can see it happening if somebody bought a car...

I can see it happening if somebody bought a car for 1.5k or less and was just trying to make it last as long as possible with minimum expenditure. My A6 is getting a bit tired and probably not worth...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 7th May 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By ainarssems
Double sided sticky tape/pads always work for me,...

Double sided sticky tape/pads always work for me, never been problem with it coming off. Someone (3M I think) does VHB (very high bond) tape/pads. And if this is not enough there are kits with clear...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 4th May 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By ainarssems
That fluid looks very dark and greenish and a lot...

That fluid looks very dark and greenish and a lot of dirt on top part of reservoir. It's probably not been changed for ages. The green colour comes from additive which turns green from water so it...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd May 2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By ainarssems
I don't need to replace it anytime soon and with...

I don't need to replace it anytime soon and with some like Bosch being 38 delivered I am afraid 40 delivered is the best I can offer. I am in no rush so you can wait and see if you can get better...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 2nd May 2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By ainarssems
I really doubt that it will be a good fit. As far...

I really doubt that it will be a good fit. As far as I know D4 boot is smaller because of all the electrics between the rear seat and boot.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st May 2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By ainarssems
I would probably be interested if it's cheap...

I would probably be interested if it's cheap enough.

I see OEM cost arm and leg online at around 80, probably even more from dealer. Reputable makes like Bosch, Hengst, Mann and Mahle are around...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th April 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By ainarssems
Could be well related. Brake fluid leaks out and...

Could be well related. Brake fluid leaks out and gets on something hot - either brakes themselves hot or maybe wind blows it on exhaust etc.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th April 2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By ainarssems
Silver vs black paint

Silver vs black paint
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 21st April 2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By ainarssems
Yep, will stick out 15mm, this should be fine. ...

Yep, will stick out 15mm, this should be fine.
But I also think centre bore on S7 will be 66.1 mm and D3 is 57.1mm so if that's the case you will need spigot rings.
Forum: Daily banter 11th April 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
Depends if you consider lawn moving essential, I...

Depends if you consider lawn moving essential, I guess most would say 'no'. But if you were to deliver essential groceries or medicine at the same time then it should be OK.

Is it Gerry Can, I...
Forum: Daily banter 11th April 2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
Here they just send you home, if you don't comply...

Here they just send you home, if you don't comply it's 60 fine for first time, reduced to 30 if you pay within 14 days. For repeat offenders it doubles each time up to max of 960.
Forum: Daily banter 4th April 2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
As far as I can see around here all hand car...

As far as I can see around here all hand car washes have been shut so it is either automated drive through or DIY. I expect to see a lot more dirty cars.
Forum: Daily banter 4th April 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
The silly thing is you cannot even go for a...

The silly thing is you cannot even go for a drive, even if you stay in the car all the time and only get out when you are back at home. Essential travel only. I cannot remember when was the last time...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
Morrissons food boxes are available to order...

Morrissons food boxes are available to order again, but it's a mystery box, you do not get to choose what you get. They show Sunday and Monday delivery available for me
...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
What good is vulnerable and elderly hour 9-10...

What good is vulnerable and elderly hour 9-10 when vulnerable and elderly are supposed to stay at home for 12 weeks?
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By ainarssems
Is that for door speakers?

Is that for door speakers?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 1st April 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By ainarssems
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sealing-Ring-for-Oil-Dr...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sealing-Ring-for-Oil-Drain-Plug-for-Audi-VW-N0138503-Topran-113281-New/293307607365?epid=248702645&hash=item444a7ee945:g:nU8AAOSwR-9dvCNC

I cannot remember last time I...
Forum: Daily banter 1st April 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By ainarssems
You are talking totally different thing here,...

You are talking totally different thing here, diesel manifolds are nothing like petrol, just for start petrol have 1 and diesel have 2 separate one for each bank and the function and operation of...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th March 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By ainarssems
Fuel filter is not the service item according to...

Fuel filter is not the service item according to Audi service schedule on petrol cars so no surprise there that it had not been changed.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd March 2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By ainarssems
Servotronic on my S4 feels like it's either on at...

Servotronic on my S4 feels like it's either on at very slow speed or off once you get moving. I have not noticed any gradual increase or decrease in assistance.
Forum: Daily banter 21st March 2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,442
Posted By ainarssems
My colleagues wife works at Homebase and...

My colleagues wife works at Homebase and according to her the last 2 weeks have been the busiest EVER for Homebase. Lots of people stocking up with DIY and garden items so they have something to do...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 20th March 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 138,005
Posted By ainarssems
It was very much unexpected (for me at least) and...

It was very much unexpected (for me at least) and against the logic (my logic anyway) but Andreas Antolopoulos pretty much predicted it. Everybody was selling shares in panic as well and mostly...
Forum: D2 - Lights 15th March 2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By ainarssems
It's a shame reputable brands don't do H6W. For...

It's a shame reputable brands don't do H6W. For the PF D2among other cars I found no name LED does not last long, kept changing 1-2 times per year. I have since used Osram and Philips and have not...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th March 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,407
Posted By ainarssems
Isn't the sensor internal in ABS pump? So not...

Isn't the sensor internal in ABS pump? So not sure what you unplugged.

After searching online it looks like it is separate sensor on that can be changed on ABS pump on D3. You can probably measure...
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By ainarssems
Just use online version http://www.oemepc.com/

Just use online version http://www.oemepc.com/
Forum: D2 - Everything else 29th February 2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,306
Posted By ainarssems
Fuse...

Fuse locationshttp://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=2019&d=1308331472





There is a relay somewhere but not sure which one it is.

Fuel pump is on the right side in the...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th February 2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,306
Posted By ainarssems
Sounds like possibly a fuel pump.

Sounds like possibly a fuel pump.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 9th February 2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,446
Posted By ainarssems
Yes, it's a straight replacement. It has a 2 tabs...

Yes, it's a straight replacement. It has a 2 tabs at the bottom and a latch on top. If you have the small trim you most likely do not have the holes in trim at the bottom and would ideally need to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 8th February 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,446
Posted By ainarssems
Reviving old thread and offering my 4D0863476C...

Reviving old thread and offering my 4D0863476C for sale. I kept mine when sent off my S8 to forum sponsors as I thought if the right D2 came up for sale with LPG I might buy another one and find a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th February 2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,899
Posted By ainarssems
Might be OK if he goes on oval/circle with all...

Might be OK if he goes on oval/circle with all turns in one direction and puts on 3 wheels accordingly. :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st February 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,899
Posted By ainarssems
My jaw dropped when I saw the price. When I first...

My jaw dropped when I saw the price. When I first saw steel wheels I thought somebody is giving them away for free. I bought scruffy 16"alloys with tyres from ebay locally to put on S8 before it...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th January 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By ainarssems
It's inside ABS unit. I had one of those...

It's inside ABS unit.

I had one of those codes for A6, don't remember which. In my case it was sticking master cylinder not fully releasing. Sometimes if would stick for a bit and release but on 2...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 22nd January 2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By ainarssems
Or the resistors are for heating it up to working...

Or the resistors are for heating it up to working temp
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd January 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By ainarssems
Thanks for the offer but not really interested in...

Thanks for the offer but not really interested in them. Is that size a typo? Anyway I am mostly interested in winter tyres for 18" and it would be very hard to find another matching pair for a full...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 20th January 2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,210
Posted By ainarssems
Not sure if they are still available but aerial...

Not sure if they are still available but aerial grommet part number is 4A5035539 and I should have one if I can find it as I bought one but never got round to fitting it before gearbox failed
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th January 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By ainarssems
I will take it

I will take it
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 13th January 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By ainarssems
It does differ a bit for different insurance...

It does differ a bit for different insurance companies generally 60-100, I think most are 75, check your policy T&Cs


You do not loose NCD even if it is not protected, I suspect it does affect...
Forum: D3 - Lights 12th January 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,736
Posted By ainarssems
One of the boot lights was filled with water so...

One of the boot lights was filled with water so took it off to drain and to try and reseal it. Measured voltage on LEDs while I was in there and they run at 1V when tail lights are on and 1.7V for...
Forum: Daily banter 11th January 2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By ainarssems
In Argos https://www.argos.co.uk/product/3419203 ...

In Argos https://www.argos.co.uk/product/3419203

There is a way of taking advantage of making decent savings using Complete Savings
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th January 2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By ainarssems
I have never used Brembo but I have plenty of...

I have never used Brembo but I have plenty of experience with other aftermarket brands and OEM .

In essence regular brake discs are pretty simple and made of relatively cheap cast iron but real...
Forum: D3 - Lights 9th January 2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,736
Posted By ainarssems
To be honest I have not looked at lights much. I...

To be honest I have not looked at lights much. I did get warning error on dash, went out and checked to see that some LEDs don't work and I have not even checked if it's the same LEDs for tail lights...
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