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Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd November 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By 1781cc
Thats great news, did you get it dyno'ed after? I...

Thats great news, did you get it dyno'ed after? I am hoping Will knocks some money off my next bill with them for all the recommendations ha ha

The difference for me was night and day
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th November 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By 1781cc
I seriously looked at this but too many variables...

I seriously looked at this but too many variables and things that need doing for me, but GLWS, its a great looking car, I am sure it'll shift probably after xmas at this rate...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 29th October 2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By 1781cc
If anybody does turbos or tuning gear for this it...

If anybody does turbos or tuning gear for this it will be Darkside Developments - have a look at their site and see what you find. I know they do a lot of upgrade stuff for cars such as my 3.0TDI A4...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th October 2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By 1781cc
Just use an “add a fuse” and run it from the fuse...

Just use an “add a fuse” and run it from the fuse box, I always run them that way, safe and reversible
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th October 2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By 1781cc
Double glazing and better sound insulation are...

Double glazing and better sound insulation are the main drawers of the 8 over the 6, aesthetics and size aside, its always been the increased comfort that appealed to me. Its why I am considering...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th October 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By 1781cc
I run 18" Rota Grid GTRs at 9kg each for my...

I run 18" Rota Grid GTRs at 9kg each for my semi-slicks and ultralite 17s at 8.1kg for the slicks, the difference is huge compared to the 19" crap that came with the car all those years ago
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By 1781cc
I cant see as I am not a member (requested) but...

I cant see as I am not a member (requested) but if its this one its a cat C:

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/audi/s8/audi-s8-5-2-fsi-quattro-4dr/9986755

Plus I HATE the white...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th October 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By 1781cc
Only use lightweight wheels on a track car,...

Only use lightweight wheels on a track car, you'll reduce unsprung weight and that has massive performance benefits - rota do a series of lightweight wheels as do OZ, team dynamics and many others....
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By 1781cc
Pros / Cons for the S8

Hey peeps, been a while since I've been here... almost 2 years since I sold my S8 for a more economical A4, its been a great car but I have a hankering for the big one again as I am no longer doing...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 10th October 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By 1781cc
Love this - I did the same nearly 2 years ago...

Love this - I did the same nearly 2 years ago when I sold my D3 S8, I have a 2006 A4 B7 3.0TDI Cabriolet.

You should come over and play with us on Facebook in the A4 Cabriolet Club UK:...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th July 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 1781cc
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th June 2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By 1781cc
I think its a good price to be honest, the remap...

I think its a good price to be honest, the remap alone is about £450 - they have done 3 of my cars so far so I know that's the remap price with dyne printouts, £1050 for the rest of the work is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 1781cc
I know mate, it’s a great little car and she’s...

I know mate, it’s a great little car and she’s loved it but company car tax has kicked in and she’s just not using this, so we’ve got my A4, my track car, her TT and the company golf.

I’m half...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 1781cc
Price drop to £7250 - space issues with the...

Price drop to £7250 - space issues with the neighbors now causing grief, this is a good car!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd June 2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 1781cc
2009 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI S-Tronic Roadster

Metallic Black, Perfect roof with no leaks, all electrics work, super smooth gearbox (gearbox service 10,000 miles ago), reliable and quick car, maintained regardless of cost, as you can see from the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th July 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,319
Posted By 1781cc
Just had a quick nose around and for Levante...

Just had a quick nose around and for Levante money you could get a Tesla Model S...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th July 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By 1781cc
Dropped to £75

Dropped to £75
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th July 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,345
Posted By 1781cc
Lovely sound, nice pitch to it, much less bark...

Lovely sound, nice pitch to it, much less bark then my milltek was, but I am less subtle ha ha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zo3RY6s27I&frags=pl%2Cwn&ab_channel=LeeWhitehead
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 11th July 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By 1781cc
This is good news, my 3.0 TDI A4 will be due in...

This is good news, my 3.0 TDI A4 will be due in about 2 months, my concern is its had the DPF gutted before I got it, and I had it mapped to 260bhp anyway, before the changes. Will see what...
Forum: Daily banter 1st July 2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,197
Posted By 1781cc
Nice work on the MOT, hope its all good on the...

Nice work on the MOT, hope its all good on the birthing front!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 29th June 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By 1781cc
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 29th June 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By 1781cc
WTB: Audi RSAP Module

So some tea leaf nicked the rSAP controller from my wife's TT the other day when it was parked with the roof down.

Now after another one to replace it, anyone have one of these:
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th June 2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,180
Posted By 1781cc
pre-emptively I would do all the lambda sensors...

pre-emptively I would do all the lambda sensors if its affordable, and check the flexi's on the exhaust.
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,041
Posted By 1781cc
Sorry to hear of your loss, I can't begin to...

Sorry to hear of your loss, I can't begin to imagine what thats like for you and your family, sincere condolences.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd June 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By 1781cc
Silver D3 Door handle

Came off the car as the keyless entry wasn't working, free to a good home if they want to tinker with repairs or use it for parts to repair a scratched on and transfer the bits over,

free...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd June 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By 1781cc
Facelift S8 D3 rear light

This was originally taken off because of some condensation in it, however, after drying out and inspecting, its not cracked or damaged at all, I think the culprit was the rubber rear seal which could...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd June 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By 1781cc
Numberplate for IT

Saw this and though... I know who this should be belong to...
Forum: Daily banter 21st June 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,197
Posted By 1781cc
whats the condition of the chains, clutch, aux...

whats the condition of the chains, clutch, aux rads on the S4?
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th June 2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,922
Posted By 1781cc
It started to go down the legitimate route over a...

It started to go down the legitimate route over a decade ago, its never really taken off other than in the US though, spotify wipes the floor with them, apple music and amazon music IMO. they really...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th June 2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,922
Posted By 1781cc
Hi-Fi is such a subjective thing, wife wants...

Hi-Fi is such a subjective thing, wife wants small and unseen, so we have a couple of Bose Soundlink Mini's dotted around (don't even go there on the fact that one could be moved between rooms...)
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th June 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,921
Posted By 1781cc
Bet your wife is happy! :ROFL:

Bet your wife is happy! :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,497
Posted By 1781cc
Lose the D3, I only occasionally miss my D3 S8, I...

Lose the D3, I only occasionally miss my D3 S8, I imagine I would feel differently if I had lost a D2, they will be rocking horse poo in about 2-3 years IMO

I think given your past history of cars...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th June 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,921
Posted By 1781cc
I'd say drive an A3, see how you get on, but as a...

I'd say drive an A3, see how you get on, but as a comparison piece, find an A6 3.0 TDI Le Mans and see how it feels, know that with a remap its a mega car as well. They drive pretty spectacularly for...
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,576
Posted By 1781cc
Love your work, I hate red interiors, that looks...

Love your work, I hate red interiors, that looks the nuts though +++
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By 1781cc
did this two months ago on the A4, exactly that,...

did this two months ago on the A4, exactly that, had the whole front replaced under insurance, nightmare, I feel for you
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 25th May 2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,652
Posted By 1781cc
Scrubs up nicely... wasn't a quick job mind! ...

Scrubs up nicely... wasn't a quick job mind!

https://s9.postimg.cc/ohamrjzmz/DSCF0938.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/ohamrjzmz/)

https://s9.postimg.cc/jjx25w7sb/DSCF0940.jpg...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for the link, a good roof person is always...

Thanks for the link, a good roof person is always worth knowing, had no issues on my old cab, but didn't know anyone who was any good so that was lucky!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th May 2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By 1781cc
Brilliant :ROFL:

Brilliant :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By 1781cc
Just bear in mind that life and ideas change, you...

Just bear in mind that life and ideas change, you may decide you want to cross europe in it one summer, if an MX5 still ticks that box, go for it, I'm about to head down to France and northern spain...
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By 1781cc
I see MX5s on track a lot, they are dog slow but...

I see MX5s on track a lot, they are dog slow but the people driving them seem to be having a laugh so cant be all that bad if speed isnt your thing and you dont care about space

Also meant to say,...
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By 1781cc
That would be me......

That would be me... http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=13812

I love mine, its been brilliant to drive, I've had two S4's on the B6 platform and this B7 platform cabriolet, I also had the...
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,643
Posted By 1781cc
Try this... http://www.emailacar.com

Try this...

http://www.emailacar.com
Forum: Driving bliss 13th May 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,205
Posted By 1781cc
No worries buddy, we have a planned route now, we...

No worries buddy, we have a planned route now, we are going to wing camping accommodation with certain other stops in hotels (which we pre-booked) this is the route...

FRANCE
Nantes / HOTEL...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B8 30th April 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,096
Posted By 1781cc
I've had two S4s and now have an A4 3.0 TDI V6...

I've had two S4s and now have an A4 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro cabriolet, love it, its been meteoric lately in bad weather on the all-season tyres, and when we had those two blistering days of sun, she was...
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
F1
Views: 1,210
Posted By 1781cc
I didn't catch it live so expected to skip a load...

I didn't catch it live so expected to skip a load of stuff watching on catchup, but sat through the whole thing, great race, pleased at Raikkonen finally getting a better car, although he's a little...
Forum: Driving bliss 4th April 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,205
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for this, I've done Mont St. Michel, St...

Thanks for this, I've done Mont St. Michel, St Malo, Quiberon, the Loire valley, Reims and Colmar before so further down is all welcome tips for me!

Do you normally book before for hotels or wing...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd April 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By 1781cc
If you call Will or Aaron at VRS and mention that...

If you call Will or Aaron at VRS and mention that Lee sent you, they should be able to sort you out, they are good guys there. 01604 705 247

They have done 3 S8s and an S6 on my recommendation and...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd April 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By 1781cc
late to the party on this - both flap motors need...

late to the party on this - both flap motors need to be retained, plugged in and not seized, although they aren't connected to anything it allows the ECU to think they are and operate accordingly....
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By 1781cc
I have no problem with Red leather - its just the...

I have no problem with Red leather - its just the combination with Candy Apple Green
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By 1781cc
I did the launch of the Mulsanne and worked at...

I did the launch of the Mulsanne and worked at the Crewe factory in the specification room for the model during press briefings and the size and build quality is sublime. Some of the colour options...
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