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Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By steamship
You've already sorted the problem, but for...

You've already sorted the problem, but for confirmation the part numbers you provided are specc'ed for all but the W12. The 280, 310 and 335mm disks use them. The oddball one is the armoured version...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd May 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By steamship
I've only used Autodoc once, and from ordering to...

I've only used Autodoc once, and from ordering to delivery took 7 days, which is what I normally expect when ordering anything from the UK (live in Northern Ireland), and only used them as a last...
Forum: Other marques 20th May 2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 75,494
Posted By steamship
Never! A bit like Jeremy Clarkson saying the...

Never! A bit like Jeremy Clarkson saying the Ferrari F12 had too much power.

Enjoy... when we're allowed out again.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 20th May 2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By steamship
That's weird. I just tried it on my mobile phone...

That's weird. I just tried it on my mobile phone (not WiFi connection) and it works fine.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th May 2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By steamship
MikkiJayne is the best person to answer your...

MikkiJayne is the best person to answer your question. While you wait for her response, jump across to the Introductions (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=4) sections and introduce...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th May 2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By steamship
Not sure if anyone has tried, but it's timing out...

Not sure if anyone has tried, but it's timing out with me, using both Chrome and Firefox browsers. It takes about 30 seconds and the browser then displays the message:

The server at...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 19th May 2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By steamship
Sorry for the confusion Jim, but to make it...

Sorry for the confusion Jim, but to make it better, here's another set of codes from another website that shows JRS! I even came across a site where they said that J inside a circle was also used for...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 18th May 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By steamship
The following image may be helpful: ...

The following image may be helpful:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=23343&stc=1&d=1589831064
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By steamship
It appears that's old news now. I just happen to...

It appears that's old news now. I just happen to see the following video earlier today where they mention that in the space of 5 weeks, it has been beaten 7 times! Check out the video here:
...
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th May 2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By steamship
Have you tried this method MJ, as I believe you...

Have you tried this method MJ, as I believe you use Fusion 360?
...
Forum: D2 - Interior 10th May 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By steamship
A bit late to the party, but like Mark and...

A bit late to the party, but like Mark and Michaela, I just used mine as a template. Sorry.
Forum: Daily banter 7th May 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By steamship
Not so much a novelty now, but a rarity....

Not so much a novelty now, but a rarity. Excluding scrapped, ordered and not built yet, there are 236 A380s that have been put in storage. That only leaves 5 currently flying, three of which are...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By steamship
Slightly O/T, but I'm more curious about what's...

Slightly O/T, but I'm more curious about what's happening to the sky, as for the past seven weeks here in Northern Ireland (Londonderry) it's been a strange blue colour, something we're not used to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th May 2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By steamship
I was somewhat surprised when mine turned up...

I was somewhat surprised when mine turned up today, as I usually expect them to take at least a week. Like you, I have to remove the sealant I used as a stop gap fix.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd May 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By steamship
Personally, considering it's a normally aspirated...

Personally, considering it's a normally aspirated engine and you're only going to get another 30bhp max from a remap (which I saw listed at costing 699), I'd leave it with the 450bhp it already has...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th April 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,580
Posted By steamship
And another set ordered. Almost half way through...

And another set ordered. Almost half way through your first batch.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th April 2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By steamship
Autodoc have them in stock according to their...

Autodoc have them in stock according to their website. The W12 ones as mentioned by NightOwl above are 44.12 each and are TRW branded. The S8 ones are 89.39 each and are also TRW branded.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 24th April 2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,051
Posted By steamship
Better add my name to the ever growing list.

Better add my name to the ever growing list.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd April 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,051
Posted By steamship
Brilliant. Even comes with fitting instructions.

Brilliant. Even comes with fitting instructions.
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 22nd April 2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By steamship
Have you tried just incrementing the serial...

Have you tried just incrementing the serial number by one, to see if it will accept that?
Forum: D2 - Transmission 22nd April 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By steamship
Was going to make a comment about what they've...

Was going to make a comment about what they've charged me in the past, but just noticed where you're located. Even so, it seems like a lot for shipping considering it's size and weight.
Forum: D2 - Transmission 22nd April 2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By steamship
Try emailing this company, as I've purchased...

Try emailing this company, as I've purchased items from them in the past I couldn't get elsewhere:

https://www.carparts-pros.com/index.php
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 21st April 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By steamship
I've had LPG on my car for almost seven years and...

I've had LPG on my car for almost seven years and only ever had one problem with it, and that was within the first six months. The car ran fine, but after about two miles of running on LPG, it would...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th April 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By steamship
What about that little itty-bitty clip that...

What about that little itty-bitty clip that secures the bowden cable to the interior door handle. Not exactly a consumable, but very easy to drop and lose. You did some bright 3D printed versions.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th April 2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By steamship
N/S is the left side, correct? If so, part number...

N/S is the left side, correct? If so, part number is 4E0927803D, superseded with F. O/S (right, in case I've got my sides wrong) is 4E0927804D, superseded with F.
Forum: Motormouth 7th April 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,386
Posted By steamship
Isn't it remarkable that in an industry that is...

Isn't it remarkable that in an industry that is supposedly 'regulated', every company seems to operate using their own set of standards and options.

I posted it elsewhere, but I have the D2...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th April 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By steamship
A somewhat appropriate reference in the current...

A somewhat appropriate reference in the current climate with all the toilet roll hoarders! +++
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th April 2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By steamship
:o My brain's fried! Too long staring at a...

:o My brain's fried! Too long staring at a computer screen and no fresh air.

Now you mention it, I do recall updating the D3 one. I do remember doing the D2 as well, but unfortunately, it's...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th April 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By steamship
So spent some time wandering through the options...

So spent some time wandering through the options on the RNS-D and couldn't find any specific info on the version of the software. Adrian, hopefully you can help here, but I've attached a screenshot...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th April 2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By steamship
Oh dear, what have I started? :o In true...

Oh dear, what have I started? :o

In true self isolation, and not venturing out, I went by the name of the zip file that I had for it. In shame, I shall don my hazmat suit and go check the car.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th April 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,858
Posted By steamship
Since it's only the speakers being replaced,...

Since it's only the speakers being replaced, there shouldn't be an issue with component protection.

NightOwl - What about contacting the forum sponsors and asking them about speaker dimensions, as...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th April 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By steamship
I'm using a 2018 version, which may be the last...

I'm using a 2018 version, which may be the last available. If you need it, I can upload it to my Google Drive and send you a link.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 29th March 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By steamship
That was my thought as well. However, after...

That was my thought as well. However, after delving into YouTube for how to do it, there are lots of videos from the other side of the pond all referring to the wheel arches as fenders. Here is one...
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By steamship
I emailed the Information Commissioner's Office...

I emailed the Information Commissioner's Office about this, specifically asking them how anyone (private or dealer) should handle the historical documentary paperwork that came with the vehicle. Here...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th March 2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By steamship
Assuming that the D4 air suspension works in a...

Assuming that the D4 air suspension works in a similar fashion to the D3, then there should be an accumulator (tank). It's a pressurised tank, and the system uses this where possible, instead of...
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,302
Posted By steamship
Very nostalgic, and a lovely colour scheme. It...

Very nostalgic, and a lovely colour scheme. It may be a late summer before it has its first customers.
Forum: Owners Meets 23rd March 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By steamship
Prepared to take one for the team. Attaboy Ray +++

Prepared to take one for the team. Attaboy Ray +++
Forum: Daily banter 23rd March 2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,260
Posted By steamship
Rant number 2! The 'haves and have not'...

Rant number 2!

The 'haves and have not' scenario - I've just read a couple of articles regarding the testing kits. There are two companies in Northern Ireland that make the kits and sell at 120,...
Forum: Owners Meets 22nd March 2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By steamship
As Jim alluded to, organising the annual meet is...

As Jim alluded to, organising the annual meet is a task in itself, without the complications that the current situation throws into the mix. I can understand Brian and David's situation where they...
Forum: Owners Meets 21st March 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By steamship
Not an issue with me for either date, so long as...

Not an issue with me for either date, so long as the later date doesn't have weather like Andrew's signature picture ;)
Forum: Owners Meets 20th March 2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,627
Posted By steamship
A wise decision by all concerned. October it is.

A wise decision by all concerned. October it is.
Forum: Daily banter 19th March 2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,260
Posted By steamship
That's what surprised me, as their house is...

That's what surprised me, as their house is coming down with meds, and I thought they would have prescribed those as well. I'll speak with her in the next day or so on the phone and see what's what....
Forum: Daily banter 19th March 2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,260
Posted By steamship
With my mental health issues, I've been...

With my mental health issues, I've been self-isolating for several years, so not much change for me!

On a more serious note, and especially here in NI, I am shocked at how this situation is...
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By steamship
Not a D4, but I have the exact same issues on my...

Not a D4, but I have the exact same issues on my D2 which has the comfort seats, and I've had the car almost seven years. Yet when I had the D3 S8, I never had any issues with travelling long...
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By steamship
madcjd, I've sent you a PM about this, as not...

madcjd, I've sent you a PM about this, as not sure about how this topic would be viewed.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 12th March 2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,102
Posted By steamship
Have never used it as I prefer to use a laptop...

Have never used it as I prefer to use a laptop instead of a smartphone, but from the reviews on a couple of sites, it doesn't appear to be up to the job, especially with the VAG range of cars. Issues...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,380
Posted By steamship
The 'lift' option greys out once you go above...

The 'lift' option greys out once you go above 50mph, so can't figure out why it's greying out all the options above 20mph, unless it's picking up some issue that's going into a failsafe mode, but...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th March 2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By steamship
Ah, so it's the sunroof drains you're looking...

Ah, so it's the sunroof drains you're looking for. Page 127 of the following document found in the D2>D2 - Common Faults>D2 Tech Dump (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=9345) section:
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th March 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,638
Posted By steamship
Check out the following link, which gives...

Check out the following link, which gives instructions for all the drainage point issues:

http://www.audipages.com/Tech_Articles/heatac/exaporatordrains.html

Regarding the 'teats', they are...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th March 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,380
Posted By steamship
From memory when I replaced the compressor on...

From memory when I replaced the compressor on mine, the compressor mounts to the isolation frame with three mini 'shocks'. Essentially, it's a rubber T-shaped grommet and a spring, and held in place...
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