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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th May 2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By briang9
Hi Sean, just tried accessing from Firefox,...

Hi Sean, just tried accessing from Firefox, Chrome and Edge (all Windows 10) and it's working OK from here :Confused:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th May 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By briang9
Check this out!

Hi guys,

My son Connor and his friend have set up a new business venture. It gives you the chance to win items at a fraction of their cost. They have put a lot of time and effort into setting this...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th May 2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By briang9
The "8" should be a "B" ...

The "8" should be a "B"

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-A8-D2-A6-C5-Air-Quality-Sensor-4B0907659-/132200997709
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 19th May 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By briang9
https://www.camskill.co.uk/ ...

https://www.camskill.co.uk/

https://www.oponeo.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsamB7di_6QIV2-7tCh1ItAdDEAAYASAAEgKCqvD_BwE
Forum: Spotless 9th May 2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By briang9
Aye fair point, but it gets me out the house on...

Aye fair point, but it gets me out the house on these rare fine days up here..and it makes the beer afterwards somehow more justified +++
Forum: Spotless 8th May 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By briang9
Put it on at the beginning of December +++

Put it on at the beginning of December +++
Forum: Spotless 7th May 2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By briang9
Not much else to do..

Cleaned again to sit on the drive for another few weeks, my photographer decided the RS6 is the wrong colour and would spoil the "location" shot :(
Forum: Daily banter 21st April 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By briang9
Videos

Couple of old videos to cheer us up in these strange times

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zThVveronAQ&app=desktop


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFc_EJ4IGmQ&app=desktop

Hope you enjoy...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th April 2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By briang9
I recently had the battery replaced in my RS6...

I recently had the battery replaced in my RS6 (which is presumably similar tech to D3 S8). And the after having it recoded the ESP light was on, mechanic said it would go out after a couple of miles...
Forum: Owners Meets 25th March 2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By briang9
That is something we would need to clarify with...

That is something we would need to clarify with the hotel Sarg..
Forum: Owners Meets 25th March 2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By briang9
The Hotel is now closed for a few weeks (maybe...

The Hotel is now closed for a few weeks (maybe longer). When we last spoke to them they said existing bookings could be carried forward for 6 months. If you cancel your room (which can't be done till...
Forum: Owners Meets 21st March 2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By briang9
30th/31st is our preference +++

30th/31st is our preference +++
Forum: Owners Meets 20th March 2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By briang9
Annual Meet 2020 - Important Information - Please read

Your intrepid organisers have just returned from the Scottish Borders where amongst talking to the hotel about covid-19 and how we and they may be affected (see last paragraph), we have put together...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 12th March 2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 39,263
Posted By briang9
Or you could just move the time twice a year in...

Or you could just move the time twice a year in March & October, must take no more than 2 minutes to do and even I can manage it :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Interior 10th March 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,189
Posted By briang9
Everyone knows there is only one interior colour...

Everyone knows there is only one interior colour to have +++
Forum: Other marques 2nd March 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By briang9
Yes, the F Type V8 AWD is a very very good car,...

Yes, the F Type V8 AWD is a very very good car, and I believe in SVR spec it's even better..you can keep your elecktrickery nonsense thanks :p

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWKqDcFTlNI
Forum: Daily banter 29th February 2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By briang9
Back on topic..I know it's not applicable to most...

Back on topic..I know it's not applicable to most of us on here with older cars..but service history is mostly held electronically nowadays, and I suspect owner details are either not linked or are...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st February 2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By briang9
Someone put a C5 RS6 engine in an S8 some years...

Someone put a C5 RS6 engine in an S8 some years ago, seem to remember heat was an issue then too.

https://audisrs.com/rs6-engine-on-s8-t33129.html?sid=2c4961b165aa431f394cd9b6c7c451a3
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 2nd February 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By briang9
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=4614&h...

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=4614&highlight=bonnet

Some of the pictures are missing particularly the Land Rover ones which from memory was completely wet sanded...+++
Forum: Owners Meets 26th January 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,751
Posted By briang9
briang9 and Mrs G - Classic Courtyard Double, Fri...

briang9 and Mrs G - Classic Courtyard Double, Fri & Sat.
David's8 and Mrs D - Classic River View Double, Fri & Sat
Forum: Owners Meets 26th January 2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,751
Posted By briang9
2020 Annual Meet - Hotel and Attendance Thread Only

We now have prices confirmed by the hotel for our 2020 Annual Meet on the weekend of 5th to 7th June.

The hotel is :- Ednam House, Bridge Street, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7HT.
01573 224168.
...
Forum: Other marques 23rd January 2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 75,494
Posted By briang9
That's because they spend half their life sitting...

That's because they spend half their life sitting in a charging bay, whilst those of us with proper cars are driving them +++
Forum: Owners Meets 20th January 2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By briang9
and one of my cars got very dirty in today's...

and one of my cars got very dirty in today's visit :tuttut:
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th January 2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,761
Posted By briang9
Sounds like your best option would be if you can...

Sounds like your best option would be if you can untangle your tracks from ITunes into MP3 and get them onto a couple of SD cards. I think they have to be SD and not SDHC, I have a couple of these
...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th January 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,761
Posted By briang9
My similar vintage RS6 does'nt let you stream...

My similar vintage RS6 does'nt let you stream Bluetooth music, only phone however there is a connection in the glove box in mine which allows you to connect a variety of different inputs at the other...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd January 2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By briang9
https://totalcarcheck.co.uk/FreeCheck?regno=KU56JW...

https://totalcarcheck.co.uk/FreeCheck?regno=KU56JWY
Forum: D2 - Transmission 21st December 2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,356
Posted By briang9
Did you ever get to the bottom of this Jim?

Did you ever get to the bottom of this Jim?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th December 2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,236
Posted By briang9
It's well know surely that the only suitable...

It's well know surely that the only suitable colour for an S8 Interior is black+++
Forum: D2 - Transmission 9th December 2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,356
Posted By briang9
Maybe too obvious but if it's just happened after...

Maybe too obvious but if it's just happened after new tyres I would get the rear wheel balance re-checked
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By briang9
Welcome back +++

Welcome back +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By briang9
Connor's new car...before I kerbed one of his...

Connor's new car...before I kerbed one of his wheels outside Stephen's. I have to admit he took it rather better than I would have if he had kerbed mine:o

Will of course be fully restored to...
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By briang9
:o

:o
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By briang9
Good for the rhubarb though+++

Good for the rhubarb though+++
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,487
Posted By briang9
Trident instead of 4 Rings

Added another to the drive yesterday, been on my bucket list for years, looks like a well looked after one judging by the pile of receipts I have, and it has chrome and a cream interior..... :ROFL: ...
Forum: Daily banter 11th November 2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 945
Posted By briang9
Drivetribe

D2 S8 made it to Drivetribe's list of best looking German cars +++ (A few other nice Audis on the list too) +++
...
Forum: Owners Meets 5th November 2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,494
Posted By briang9
Looks like a great event, love the cake. Happy...

Looks like a great event, love the cake. Happy Birthday Ray +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th October 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,250
Posted By briang9
The Aldi one I highlighted above is an excellent...

The Aldi one I highlighted above is an excellent trickle charger, been using one of mine for over a year now..and at 12.99 well what's not to like +++ Just bought another 2 recently as No 1 son has...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th October 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,250
Posted By briang9
https://www.aldi.co.uk/car-battery-charger-2019/p/...

https://www.aldi.co.uk/car-battery-charger-2019/p/099132311147100
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th October 2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By briang9
The only 6 to have IMHO is the RS6, the V10 is a...

The only 6 to have IMHO is the RS6, the V10 is a stunning engine and pulls like nothing I've ever driven before. Having said that the build quality on my D2 S8 is superior in so many ways, and it's...
Forum: Motormouth 10th October 2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,386
Posted By briang9
I went with them Andrew, not used them yet...

I went with them Andrew, not used them yet however, but they do have lots of good feedback on a number of forums. And no I don't have a discount code either :D
Forum: Daily banter 7th October 2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,302
Posted By briang9
Me too:) looks like a great trip Ray+++

Me too:) looks like a great trip Ray+++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 11th September 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,245
Posted By briang9
Turns out the blower motor is (to use a Scottish...

Turns out the blower motor is (to use a Scottish technical term) gubbed, managed to get the only one left from our sponsors. Came from a 2.8 so can't imagine it had a solar roof which hopefully will...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th August 2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,245
Posted By briang9
Did you ever get to the bottom of this Andrew?...

Did you ever get to the bottom of this Andrew? Mine stopped working today though a sharp bang with a clenched fist on the box got it going again..so hopefully just a dodgy connection. My mechanic is...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By briang9
I read somewhere earlier that the "Black Pack"...

I read somewhere earlier that the "Black Pack" option takes care of the silver with some carbon fibre look, guess that option will be similar cost to a decent D2 S8...:)

I do like it though and I...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st August 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,029
Posted By briang9
Still think you should follow my example +++

Still think you should follow my example +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th August 2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,029
Posted By briang9
My lasting solution was to take it out and throw...

My lasting solution was to take it out and throw it away ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th August 2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By briang9
Slightly OT but these guys to great job refurbing...

Slightly OT but these guys to great job refurbing calipers

https://pro-calipers.co.uk/
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 12th August 2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,867
Posted By briang9
I had same symptoms with my RS6 and a replacement...

I had same symptoms with my RS6 and a replacement BT unit fixed it.
Forum: TT 8N 4th August 2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 60,699
Posted By briang9
Those MGs are rare as rocking horse poo..looks...

Those MGs are rare as rocking horse poo..looks like a good day +++

ETA and not cheap either :eek:
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 23rd July 2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,305
Posted By briang9
Probably better avoiding Dealer for this as I...

Probably better avoiding Dealer for this as I suspect they will charge you (probably a lot) for it, better to find someone on here in the register near you who could do it +++
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