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Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By roberto
this has been doing my head in........so

TPS = 140 the pair ..mmmmmmmm..

right so,

i re-fitted the old dust shields and they are a lot bigger than the old std discs...
so then i tried to fit the new 335mm discs as they are almost...
Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By roberto
S8 rear dust shields 335mm discs

on my A8 the part numbers are 4E0 615 611A & 4E0 615 612A = 312mm

i need the bigger ones now for 335mm discs and researching i recon ive found some but does the last letter mean anything and will...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd May 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By roberto
update

ok,
ive removed the dust covers behind the rear discs and found a metal bracket is corroding that holds a loom plug to caliper etc..
so ive removed that , treated with rust killer and 2 coats...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd May 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd May 2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
recieved Pads are wrong= they are for a...

recieved

Pads are wrong= they are for a Toyota Auris

:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By roberto
Autodoc NEVER AGAIN !

my first order took 11 days to come
i ordered S8 rear discs/pads Brembo
S8 rear caliper carriers

all ok apart from the pads .. they had 2 part numbers on the box

1.brembo number for Toyota...
Forum: Daily banter 18th May 2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By roberto
a mate did this to an A6 years ago cost 3000...

a mate did this to an A6 years ago
cost 3000 to do it
it went rotten and got 500 for it
lol
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th May 2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
its like waiting for xmas

The parcel is en route to the destination parcel center.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th May 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
Yes i set up an account

my order is showing as picked and on its way to GLS destination parcel centre and still shows all correct items i ordered so far
fingers xxxxxxxx,d
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 13th May 2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
hi ivanhoe yes ive ordered from them so see...

hi ivanhoe

yes ive ordered from them so see what happens i paid paypal so i might be covered if any issues..
thanks
for the headsup..
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 11th May 2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By roberto
A8 D3 3.0tdi discs/pads for sale

im fitting S8 rears and to be honest the old ones are very good condition
original Audi discs 280mm i think
pagid pads
loads of life left and not done many miles
40

not posted sorry
Forum: Daily banter 11th May 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By roberto
Preventative Maintenance etc

i love it !
new Brembo brakes all round on the track car (done) inc RS4 calipers.
next...
so ive put new rear Brembo discs/pads on the TT .
next...
ive got the A8 on the ramp now changing the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th May 2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
ordered 335mm rear discs and pads in Brembo ...

ordered 335mm rear discs and pads in Brembo
and caliper carriers, cant wait,
my old 280mm rear discs and pads are in very good condition
genuine Audi discs and Pagid pads for sale if your feeling...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 3rd May 2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,190
Posted By roberto
always buy Genuine Audi wheel bearings its...

always buy Genuine Audi wheel bearings
its cheaper in the long run
somebody will always help with an order from TPS
:)
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th April 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
i dont get the price difference as im pretty sure...

i dont get the price difference as im pretty sure they are the same item
why would the S8 ones be any different as its the same 335mm disc
???
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 27th April 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By roberto
RS4 2001 front brake discs in good order 360mm

for-sale
250 for the pair
original and genuine parts
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th April 2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
cheers ! i need caliper carriers but there...

cheers !

i need caliper carriers but there 300 ish for a pair new :mad:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th April 2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
brain freeze here ! 3D0615426D + ...

brain freeze here !

3D0615426D + 3D0615425D i think is correct also confirmed by TPS and A8 parts

also anybody had experience with the following?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/222662699872
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th April 2020, 03:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
part numbers

can anyone confirm these part numbers for a pair of 335mm rear caliper carriers for the D3

3D0 615 426 D
3DO 615 425 D

left & right

thanks
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th April 2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
Sounds good, cheers, +++

Sounds good, cheers, +++
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th April 2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
Already got S8 fronts on +++:)

Already got S8 fronts on +++:)
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th April 2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By roberto
A8 D3 rear Disc (several sizes) is the same Caliper used

looking into larger rear discs im finding several sizes are available.
looks like 335mm are the biggest !
so i need to know the following please

can i use the same caliper ?
i know i have to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th April 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By roberto
For Sale..New Pics Today A8 3.0 tdi Sport Massive Spec..Low Miles..White

48,000 miles
2008 facelift
12 years old
12 oil changes
Manifold flaps done
New Air-con Rad + Ice Cold Too
Spec is Massive and some please look below (factory extra spec was around 10k) and i...
Forum: Daily banter 14th April 2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,260
Posted By roberto
ive bought a pushbike to go riding with my son...

ive bought a pushbike to go riding with my son James
50 years ago was the last time i rode :(
thank goodness its an Ebike lol

on another note

the wife is now doing the shopping as that was...
Forum: Daily banter 5th April 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By roberto
Success

well its a bit of a task first time, but id do it again no probs..
all back together and running ok im Very Pleased with the outcome..

brum brum . com/quoted 1450 from my indie
cost me 60...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By roberto
Wink Thanks i was just thinking the same and you have...

Thanks i was just thinking the same and you have beat me to it..

im changing the manifold flaps so its a strip down job x 2

almost finished waiting for some tiny jubilee clips off ebay
i hope...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th March 2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By roberto
thanks dale i will have a think but after a few...

thanks dale i will have a think but after a few powder coated wheel experiences i find they dont last..
i did post weeks ago asking..
throw a price at me thou..
Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By roberto
cheers matey

now the manifolds are off and ready for a clean and inspection
but
what next?
new complete ones from TPS 1200
repair kits off ebay 60 ish
and
how far do i go with the cleaning?
egr valve...
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By roberto
A8 3.0 tdi manifold removal and clean etc

ive decided to sort my manifolds and have started to remove them..
im on the left one n/s so far and its ready to remove..
but..
theres a pipe bracket fixing were one bolt was and its a water pipe...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd March 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By roberto
i was never impressed with the D4 from launch ...

i was never impressed with the D4 from launch
many times ive nearly bought one inc S8
glad i didnt really
my D3 is SORN or in self isolation since dec +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th March 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By roberto
Skoda Roomster 1.6 tdi (the wifes car for 3 years)

its a good family car
serviced well
only for sale as the wife has now got a TT

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/333544687377
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th February 2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By roberto
Cantona 20's wanted

i dont want powder coated wheels
original finish please , needing a refurb not an issue
ta
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
Oh Yes :)

Oh Yes :)
Forum: Daily banter 10th February 2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
Yes sarg !

ive been told many times it was serviced and the paperwork is on the way..
the young man who owned it (60+years old) bought another new A6 so was far from skint..(although a skinflint) lol

anyway...
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
well the thing is it has some spec thats rare ...

well the thing is it has some spec thats rare
coupled with the usual tec-pac bose etc
it has
adaptive air suspension
super sports seats (similar to RS6)
keyless entry & start
and much more
...
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
still not sold price dropped by a grand now ...

still not sold
price dropped by a grand now
first service still No evidence of that
so it cant be an approved car and Audi would reject any claims for faults

im so annoyed i offered 28,000...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th February 2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
cheers, but the all important bit is the ET you...

cheers, but the all important bit is the ET
you may have to look on the wheels for that
ta..
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th February 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
OK who was filming me that day in my Pig ?

OK who was filming me that day in my Pig ?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th February 2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
hi, Allroad's are or were an odd ball size.. ...

hi, Allroad's are or were an odd ball size..
please check the ET and J .ta.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 5th February 2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By roberto
the link works when i click on it .. i know this...

the link works when i click on it .. i know this guy also hes a top man ..
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th February 2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
interesting and good price but 500 miles away,ill...

interesting and good price but 500 miles away,ill have a think
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th February 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By roberto
Audi A2 1.4tdi 75bhp 2002reg (for sale)

this car has been an on going project for months
finally ready to go..

160,000 miles
75bhp in the Lovely Dolphin Grey

we bought this knowing it needed work
So
First we have fitted a full...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st February 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
ne 16's no good wont fit over the front calipers ...

ne 16's no good wont fit over the front calipers
think 18's are gonna be best
i might go 19 if 5 spoke A8 ones (rs6 style)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st February 2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By roberto
Wanted 17 inch or 18 inch wheels

just manky ones will do for my track car A6
Forum: Daily banter 1st February 2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By roberto
ok im on the look out any chance of clues reg...

ok im on the look out
any chance of clues
reg number?
colour?
damaged where?
cheers
Forum: Daily banter 29th January 2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
i actually like it = Wierd as i am

i actually like it = Wierd as i am
Forum: Daily banter 28th January 2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
Thanks Ian, im walking away.. :(

Thanks Ian, im walking away..
:(
Forum: Daily banter 28th January 2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
Update

well ive had a phone call from ipswich audi

they have contacted the 1st owner and he doesn't know if he has an invoice for the 1st service but will check

im pretty sure without evidence of a...
Forum: Daily banter 26th January 2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
i had a phone call from Amanda (sales) saturday...

i had a phone call from Amanda (sales) saturday asking where we were on the sale as it was her day off friday.
i said im still waiting for some information about the service history as there is none...
Forum: Daily banter 25th January 2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By roberto
sarg said ,, I think I'd prefer 9 months...

sarg said ,, I think I'd prefer 9 months manufacturer, then extend at cost, rather than 12 months approved used insurance warranty ?????????

well sarg ive been told by a friend its with AVIVA
...
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