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Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th September 2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By ainarssems
Isn't the tensioner pin supplied with the...

Isn't the tensioner pin supplied with the tensioner? 2.5TDI tensioner uses the same locking pin and aftermarket tensioner came in locked position with the pin.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st September 2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By ainarssems
Don't for get extra fuel line as well, not sure...

Don't for get extra fuel line as well, not sure if the fuel pump is integrated in heater or if you need extra fuel pump too.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 19th September 2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By ainarssems
It's for Webasto heater to circulate coolant when...

It's for Webasto heater to circulate coolant when the engine is not running so that I can set heater to switch on timer and warm it up a bit before I get to the car. My D2 S8 had and A6 has ...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th September 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By ainarssems
Feeling warmer already

Some people will know straight away what this is but I will let the others guess for a little while

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=23948&stc=1&d=1600467373
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 18th September 2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By ainarssems
That's what google translate is for. Also built...

That's what google translate is for. Also built in translate function in Chrome browser
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 8th September 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By ainarssems
A bit off topic but Google Maps seem to be more...

A bit off topic but Google Maps seem to be more up to date with new roads/ layouts than Waze but Waze responds faster to traffic/accidents, especially when traffic clears up.
Forum: Driving bliss 8th September 2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By ainarssems
Is that the exhaust I won on A8parts open day...

Is that the exhaust I won on A8parts open day years ago?
Never put it on car and no longer have D2 but still have exhaust.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th September 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By ainarssems
Rear in good condition are more rare as they rust...

Rear in good condition are more rare as they rust more, front I guess is somewhat protected with small oil leaks from the engine.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th September 2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By ainarssems
Did not know there was button for ambient...

Did not know there was button for ambient lightning there, though it all just adjusts from MMI. I guess because I never use sunroof.:D
Forum: Daily banter 7th September 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By ainarssems
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4bmWPM_LWU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4bmWPM_LWU
Forum: Daily banter 4th September 2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 35,265
Posted By ainarssems
I am not sure if I understand this right but if...

I am not sure if I understand this right but if you look at the testing for F125 from Elsa it has different outputs between different pins for D, 4, 3 and 2. As it's being turned by gearbox there...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd September 2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By ainarssems
Tell us more

Tell us more
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By ainarssems
Russians released declassified video of the most powerful nuclear bomb ever tested.

Found this online, might be of interest for some. The video is in Russian but you can switch on English subtitles.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbC7BxXtOlo
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th August 2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By ainarssems
Does it have or has it had aftermarket alarm. OEM...

Does it have or has it had aftermarket alarm. OEM are each door switch on separate wiring but many aftermarket only have 1 or 2 inputs for door open switch so the wires get connected together. This...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th August 2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By ainarssems
Those are FWD, not quattro

Those are FWD, not quattro
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th August 2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By ainarssems
That's pretty normal from factory it's all one...

That's pretty normal from factory it's all one piece. If part of it need to be replaced they cut it off and join with clamps.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th August 2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By ainarssems
I have not seen left side on mine but when I was...

I have not seen left side on mine but when I was near right side it was cleaner without cleaning than yours after cleaning. It looks like you have a leak somewhere as it's all oily and dust sticks to...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 16th August 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By ainarssems
Testing 8 pin and 10 pin F125

Testing 8 pin and 10 pin F125
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 13th August 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,851
Posted By ainarssems
Most of the stuff should work with just having...

Most of the stuff should work with just having the same SSID and password on the new router unless you have some firewall rules setup on router for access from outside.

That being said I have my...
Forum: Daily banter 12th August 2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By ainarssems
Can't go wrong with Michelin. Costs more upfront...

Can't go wrong with Michelin. Costs more upfront but they also last long time so cost per mile is not higher and they offer top level performance especially in wet and does not decrease as much as...
Forum: Daily banter 10th August 2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By ainarssems
I bought Lucas, they are symetrical compared to...

I bought Lucas, they are symetrical compared to asymetrical OEM wipers so in speeds above 70 they do not work well as the airflow does not press them against the screen, feels like it's doing quite...
Forum: Daily banter 6th August 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By ainarssems
Research shows that most of the time you get best...

Research shows that most of the time you get best to quotes 21 days before start date so shopping around too early or too late will be more expensive
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 6th August 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By ainarssems
Good running engine should pass emissions even...

Good running engine should pass emissions even without cats, obviously cats are required by the rules so would still fail MOT even if it passes emissions test

If the cats are I would just cut...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 5th August 2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By ainarssems
Found it in the MMI in the end, no need to change...

Found it in the MMI in the end, no need to change coding.

It's in:

Setup
Settings (right top function button)
Measurement units
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 3rd August 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By ainarssems
I already have wide cluster, I think the older...

I already have wide cluster, I think the older non wide clusters does not show digital speed at all.

If I change region coding to Germany for example digital speedo change to km/h, next time I...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd August 2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,764
Posted By ainarssems
Delivery of face masks from China :ROFL::ROFL:

Delivery of face masks from China :ROFL::ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 3rd August 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By ainarssems
I had a look around in MMI but cannot find...

I had a look around in MMI but cannot find anything, could be down to version and firmware.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 2nd August 2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By ainarssems
D3 digital speedo change to kph

I have changed digital speedo on the DIS from mph to kph for driving on continent by changing coding for region in instrument cluster but it's always just a temporary change. If I cycle ignition it...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th July 2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By ainarssems
For D2 there are 3 different immos. PF has...

For D2 there are 3 different immos. PF has separate box 2 versions white and black box, Tacho will only do earlier box, I think it was the white box . There are some other tools for about 100 , the...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th July 2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,776
Posted By ainarssems
Why is it so red? Are you using correct fluid?

Why is it so red? Are you using correct fluid?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 29th July 2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,553
Posted By ainarssems
You really don't want silicone grease anywhere...

You really don't want silicone grease anywhere near fuel, even small amounts of silicone can contaminate O2 sensors and cats and prevent them from working correctly, engine oil would be better bet.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 28th July 2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
Bank 2 was changed in 2016 that must be...

Bank 2 was changed in 2016


that must be why I got 8.93 discount :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th July 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By ainarssems
Just use the old key with immo chip, it should...

Just use the old key with immo chip, it should still be working and starting car, I assume it's just remote not locking/unlocking doors and get a new remote:...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 28th July 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
It's fixed now and cost only about half of What I...

It's fixed now and cost only about half of What I was expecting. I got the correct genuine Audi sensor on ebay for 38, I was not sure if garage will use part supplied by me but it was cheap enough...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th July 2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By ainarssems
I think the immobilizer part should still be...

I think the immobilizer part should still be working as the chip is sealed and there are no batteries for it and you will only need remote fob part and remote can be paired to car by yourself as long...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th July 2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
I had a look last Saturday but opted out of doing...

I had a look last Saturday but opted out of doing it myself :ROFL::ROFL::ROFL: and sent the wrong sensors back for refund. Car has been working without faults most of the week then started getting...
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By ainarssems
Yep, when I check it's always cheaper to get...

Yep, when I check it's always cheaper to get separate policies for separate cars for me too instead of one of those multicar policies.

The same with energy, always cheaper to get gas and...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd July 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,386
Posted By ainarssems
No, bigger mass can absorb more energy so takes...

No, bigger mass can absorb more energy so takes more time/longer braking to heat up by the same amount of degrees but it also takes longer to dissipate it as it holds more energy, it may be better...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd July 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By ainarssems
Have the kids been playing with keys or something...

Have the kids been playing with keys or something else pressing buttons many times while out of range?

They have fixed ID and variable code. I seem to remember that if buttons are pressed too...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 18th July 2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
The sensor has dies completely now, no readings...

The sensor has dies completely now, no readings at all , stays at 0 mBar. No more DPF error P2002, just P2453 for the sensor. This does not throw up error light and no limp mode / reduction in power....
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 17th July 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
I think I will give it a try. 3.0 A6 used ...

I think I will give it a try.

3.0 A6 used 076, 07z and 059 part numbers
3.0 Q7 used 07z and 059, 4.2 Q7 059
A8 3.0 and 4.2 both used 07z

I do not need to fully assemble it to test, I can...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 17th July 2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
Got the sensors today but the wrong ones. :( at...

Got the sensors today but the wrong ones. :( at first I thought I have been sent wrong ones but when I checked ebay order they are what I ordered.

I just put in part number 07Z906051A when...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th July 2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By ainarssems
Bar is for 40v engines. 32V you do not need bar,...

Bar is for 40v engines. 32V you do not need bar, you need the other tools for 32V. I have the tools for 32V if you are interested.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th July 2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,386
Posted By ainarssems
Your picture is from different car. Flat bar was...

Your picture is from different car. Flat bar was on S8 with Brembo brakes. Different brakes and uprights on S8 compared to A8
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 16th July 2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
I know, right? Could not they find a better...

I know, right? Could not they find a better place?

According to Elsa it's 0.4 hours for 3.0 TDI, and 1.3 hours for one sensor on 4.2 or 1.6h for both sensors not including adaptation. Gearbox does...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 16th July 2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
Well it has been gradually getting worse,...

Well it has been gradually getting worse, happening more often and even at part throttle, seems to happen more when cold. P2002 error was accompanied by P2453 and P2454 this morning, pointing towards...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th July 2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,386
Posted By ainarssems
I could get fronts lock up fairly easy on my PF...

I could get fronts lock up fairly easy on my PF D2 with stock 323mm brakes but they would also heat up and fade after couple of hard braking sessions.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 14th July 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
Just a bit of update. Had another occasion of...

Just a bit of update. Had another occasion of limp mode after heavy throttle and DPF efficiency below threshold error bank 1. Checked soot values and pressure differential straight after and both...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th July 2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
It's not illegal to remove it, you are just not...

It's not illegal to remove it, you are just not allowed to use it on road with modified emmisions sysetem.:ROFL::ROFL: Regards MOT - yest it's a failure if they know it should be there and they can...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th July 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,291
Posted By ainarssems
D3 4.2TDI DPF issues

My D3 is about 175k miles now and as far as I know on original DPFs. A while ago glow lug light came on and there was an error regarding DPF pressure sensor, no effect on performance. I cleared, gave...
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