A8 Parts Forum  

Go Back   A8 Parts Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 989
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: paulrstaylor
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th May 2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By paulrstaylor
Works for me also +++

Works for me also +++
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 19th May 2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,901
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sadly I no longer own a Maplin catalogue, but...

Sadly I no longer own a Maplin catalogue, but looking at the pictures you need a short lever SPDT microswitch, take your pick from here....
...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By paulrstaylor
Depending on when you last checked the level,...

Depending on when you last checked the level, could just be well worn pads.... ever the optimist :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd April 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,052
Posted By paulrstaylor
It should say "If you can read this, you're now...

It should say "If you can read this, you're now trapped inside the rear quarter panel" :ROFL:
Forum: Other marques 22nd April 2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By paulrstaylor
How long is your driveway? :ROFL:

How long is your driveway? :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 1st April 2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By paulrstaylor
Maybe GSF? ...

Maybe GSF?

https://www.gsfcarparts.com/116vg0650
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th March 2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By paulrstaylor
My view is that what is needed is not really what...

My view is that what is needed is not really what Audi do, they just look to offer "something" extra on every second service to justify the price being double :Confused:

Common sense does not...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th March 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By paulrstaylor
Audi service is to change the plugs on a petrol...

Audi service is to change the plugs on a petrol or the fuel filter on a diesel as part of a "big" service.....
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 20th March 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By paulrstaylor
Poor Adrian, it has been the same guy who replied...

Poor Adrian, it has been the same guy who replied every year for a long time!

Fingers crossed he is back in the office, or has remote access soon!
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 19th March 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By paulrstaylor
Yes, think so. Until last year I just emailed...

Yes, think so. Until last year I just emailed some one at Audi in Germany with the VIN and I'd get another 12 months, this year I got a note back saying the can only accept requests from a local...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 19th March 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By paulrstaylor
Have you checked your online licence is valid...

Have you checked your online licence is valid Ray? They usually expire after 3 years and can be refreshed annually after that by your friendly dealer (FOC)?
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th March 2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By paulrstaylor
Looking at the pics, is it not designed for a...

Looking at the pics, is it not designed for a single din slot with a "floating" screen?
Forum: D4 - Lights 5th March 2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By paulrstaylor
It could be that the light is back in the same...

It could be that the light is back in the same position, but you have disturbed something internally that means it's pointed too low. Best bet is to get the fault codes read and go from there...
Forum: D4 - Lights 4th March 2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By paulrstaylor
I've had the headlight of a pre-facelift d4...

I've had the headlight of a pre-facelift d4 without removing the bumper, not a huge job and would make changing the lamp easy +++

A few screws, all accessible from above, disconnect the cable...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 27th February 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,769
Posted By paulrstaylor
100% yes +++ Glad it is sorted!

100% yes +++

Glad it is sorted!
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 27th February 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,774
Posted By paulrstaylor
Glad it is resolved. To be fair, cars are...

Glad it is resolved.

To be fair, cars are supposed to work outdoors!

I just think the quality of the factory LEDs was poor, and the keyless sensors have always been rubbish - at least on the...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 9th February 2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By paulrstaylor
One of these behind the dash will work just fine...

One of these behind the dash will work just fine +++

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Magnetic-GPS-Blue-Fakra-Antenna-Ariel-Receiver-Audi-RNS-E-MMI-BNS-2G-3G-DVD-/322514148315
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
Maybe offer 27k now ;)

Maybe offer 27k now ;)
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th February 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,570
Posted By paulrstaylor
FWIW if start up time if your main concern, I got...

FWIW if start up time if your main concern, I got a Sony unit in my RS4, they don't have the custom/OEM look face plate, but they make noise in a couple of seconds and screen is responsive very...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th February 2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,730
Posted By paulrstaylor
Have a read of this thread, it is possible...... ...

Have a read of this thread, it is possible......

http://www.ozaudi.com/forums/showthread.php/44844-Tethering-phone-data-for-Google-Maps?highlight=google

Led to products like this
...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 3rd February 2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,482
Posted By paulrstaylor
Polishing the headlight lenses will probably make...

Polishing the headlight lenses will probably make zero difference to light output I'm afraid, the xenon units have silver coloured plastic "reflectors", they will now be black and not reflecting...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 2nd February 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By paulrstaylor
I had Autoglass do a couple of screens on my D4,...

I had Autoglass do a couple of screens on my D4, suspect a lot of it comes down to the fitter but no huge problems. From memory, at least one of them was OEN glass, but can't remember if there was a...
Forum: Daily banter 26th January 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
Check out the exclusions in the cover booklet,...

Check out the exclusions in the cover booklet, pages 10-11. https://www.audi.co.uk/content/dam/audi/production/PDF/UsedCars/Audi%20Approved%20Warranty.pdf

It looks like you have personally...
Forum: Daily banter 25th January 2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you but a car that is 27 months old, it comes...

If you but a car that is 27 months old, it comes with the balance of the factory warranty which it's "topped up" to a minimum if 12 months, so effectively 9 months if factory followed by 3 months...
Forum: Daily banter 24th January 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
Like most things, I think you could get a set of...

Like most things, I think you could get a set of brakes for much less outside of the dealer network +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th January 2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
Warranty is from date of purchase..... I got 2...

Warranty is from date of purchase..... I got 2 years (took PCP, which lasted ~14 hours), but it was from date of purchase, not balance of factory plus 2 years.

The "Approved Used" warranty isn't...
Forum: Daily banter 24th January 2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,387
Posted By paulrstaylor
Audi Approved is a joke at best, I think the term...

Audi Approved is a joke at best, I think the term "Approved" applies to the ridiculous PCP deals they try and flog :ROFL:

They were not happy that I brought a set of vernier calipers to collect my...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th January 2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,615
Posted By paulrstaylor
have you got any AA/RAC/breakdown cover - if so...

have you got any AA/RAC/breakdown cover - if so use that, as they will tow you to a garage for repair+++

If not, maybe now is the time to take some cover out ;)
Forum: Other marques 23rd January 2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 75,499
Posted By paulrstaylor
Yes seriously. Clearly the gtr was being driven...

Yes seriously. Clearly the gtr was being driven by a loon, was smashed up, front end destroyed and injuries sustained. Pretty much what you'd expect.

But I think the fact that the driver of the...
Forum: Other marques 23rd January 2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 75,499
Posted By paulrstaylor
I'm not convinced their crash structures are...

I'm not convinced their crash structures are quite there yet, if a datsun can do this.....

https://www.grandtournation.com/cars/tesla-model-x-ripped-apart-by-red-light-running-nissan-gt-r/amp/
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th January 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By paulrstaylor
I had it on a 2005 55 plate from the factory, was...

I had it on a 2005 55 plate from the factory, was an option for sure +++
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th January 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By paulrstaylor
There has, to be honest the D3 DAB was hit and...

There has, to be honest the D3 DAB was hit and miss. The D4 reception was better, places that the D3 would cut out or switch to FM the D4 worked.

My Q7 is better again, and supports DAB+, which...
Forum: Daily banter 17th January 2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By paulrstaylor
Or the front page of the service book....

Or the front page of the service book....
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th January 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By paulrstaylor
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 9th January 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By paulrstaylor
I expect given the location they will put it down...

I expect given the location they will put it down to stone chips. Would be interesting to understand the cost of an independent view?
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 9th January 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,774
Posted By paulrstaylor
I suspect the early LEDs were made of cheese, as...

I suspect the early LEDs were made of cheese, as they obviously failed fast. Two fell apart in my hand when removed!!!!
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 8th January 2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,774
Posted By paulrstaylor
I'm not sure to be honest, my car (launch spec...

I'm not sure to be honest, my car (launch spec SE) didn't light any handles when I bought it at 2.5 years old, was told it didn't have them......

A while later a keyless sensor died, when I...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 4th January 2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,774
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sorry, I looked but can't find the original...

Sorry, I looked but can't find the original order, was a few years back. A quick search throws up retrofit kits, but not the individual components.
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 3rd January 2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,774
Posted By paulrstaylor
I got mine from China in Aliexpress, but there...

I got mine from China in Aliexpress, but there was a recent thread on here that suggested a reasonable cost from a dealer...

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=15368
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 31st December 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By paulrstaylor
Really unlikely to be a physical issue with the...

Really unlikely to be a physical issue with the SIM card slot. If you have an android handset that supports rSAP you can test the theory by accessing the SIM via bluetooth and see if the connection...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th December 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By paulrstaylor
On a 2014 it should work out of the box...

On a 2014 it should work out of the box :Confused:

Out of interest, what network was his SIM on?
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th December 2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By paulrstaylor
Possibly. It's been a few years since I looked at...

Possibly. It's been a few years since I looked at it in detail, but it likely rules out a hardware upgrade for the car as you will already have the later modem.

The fundamental issue is that...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th December 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By paulrstaylor
3 don't have thre correct spectrum for the 3g...

3 don't have thre correct spectrum for the 3g modem in thre early D4 cars, they also don't have a 2g network to fall back on.

Choices are a hardware change on the 5f unit on thre car, or a...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 14th December 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sign on the times and their resource levels I...

Sign on the times and their resource levels I guess.

Three days after I bought my current Q7 my youngest (6 weeks old at the time) was taken into Wigan hospital in a bad way.

A few days later...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 14th December 2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By paulrstaylor
PS I hope you have shared the picture of said...

PS I hope you have shared the picture of said cyclist somewhere..... doesn't sound like a nice person! :Confused:
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 14th December 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By paulrstaylor
No sensors for the lane assist or side assist in...

No sensors for the lane assist or side assist in the mirror, lane assist is a camera in the windscreen and side assist sensors are in the rear bumper (but there are LED's in the mirror housing for...
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 14th December 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By paulrstaylor
A camera I'd guess? Good service in the end...

A camera I'd guess?

Good service in the end +++
Forum: D4 - Lights 14th December 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By paulrstaylor
This thread should help +++ I posted on page...

This thread should help +++

I posted on page 2 with my experiences and the repair manual instructions.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=12185
Forum: D4 - Body and Exterior 13th December 2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,785
Posted By paulrstaylor
Resistance to corrosion, yes. Corrosion proof -...

Resistance to corrosion, yes. Corrosion proof - 100% no.

Iron oxide - rust, brown and flaky.

Aluminium oxide - hard and white bubbles.

Bear in mind, it isn't pure aluminium, it is an alloy,...
Forum: D4 - Lights 13th December 2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By paulrstaylor
The handle comes off by loosing a torx screw...

The handle comes off by loosing a torx screw which is under a rubber plug, you should then pull the handle and it locks "open" and the entire thing comes away. Couple of connectors to unplug at the...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 989

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.