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Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,411
Posted By S81
Good job you explained that as to the untrained...

Good job you explained that as to the untrained eye it just looks bits of pallets
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,411
Posted By S81
I don't claim to know anything about the inside...

I don't claim to know anything about the inside of the gearbox , question is how do you think in made its way in there ,then final question is was there normally 2 sump magnets and if so were do you...
Forum: Daily banter 1st September 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,153
Posted By S81
Looks like those guys did a fine job ,are you...

Looks like those guys did a fine job ,are you heading for most of a grand for the detailing and a ceramic ( only ask as I've booked mine in for detail and coating now in oct when I put her off for...
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By S81
I'm assuming that has to be a private collector...

I'm assuming that has to be a private collector The problem i see with that is at that sort of money you'd very rarely ever take it out for a drive and therefore what's the point in owning it
Forum: Daily banter 28th August 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By S81
Audi ur sold at auction

Noticed this ,she made some price, i knew the ur sports were really big money ,but thats get up in the money to ,granted its a n exceptional one
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 27th August 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,504
Posted By S81
EBay alloys

Are these the same as yours mj ?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 25th August 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By S81
I like the red best ( white not bad either just...

I like the red best ( white not bad either just like the red better ) they have become very hard to find , i know of a chap doing a full strip and refurb of a white one as he couldn't get one that he...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 25th August 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By S81
Not sure if air box on s8 is same but I think it...

Not sure if air box on s8 is same but I think it had 2 screws and a hose going of the bottom i had wheel liners out so it was easy to get at ,
ps what colour is your ur
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th August 2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By S81
I'm assuming it feels as good as it looks ? (It...

I'm assuming it feels as good as it looks ? (It looks like new)
Forum: Daily banter 25th August 2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By S81
That's really nasty ,looks like he's been...

That's really nasty ,looks like he's been keeping chickens in it
Forum: Daily banter 24th August 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By S81
Could this be a relation of MJ ??

Could this be a relation of MJ ??
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,153
Posted By S81
I'm assuming that any of the bright work that's...

I'm assuming that any of the bright work that's gone milky will not come up ,and have to be swapped ?
Forum: Daily banter 15th August 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,003
Posted By S81
I've often seen people swapping the a8 to s8 to...

I've often seen people swapping the a8 to s8 to try and imitate an s8 but never the other way around,
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th August 2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,203
Posted By S81
I never had b&o before I bought the s8 and wasn't...

I never had b&o before I bought the s8 and wasn't really worried if car had it or not ,but after having it I would definitely miss it
Forum: Daily banter 26th July 2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,411
Posted By S81
The d2,s are a bit like stray dogs to you i think...

The d2,s are a bit like stray dogs to you i think ,(u haven't got the heart to turn them away ),good luck with the refurb ,will 200hrs ish do it ?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th July 2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,287
Posted By S81
Small bore pipe work

Has anyone replaced the small bore control pipe work in the engine bay ( d3,s8) and if so we're you able to get a kit or was it just a roll of generic pipe you used ( i would prefer to get the...
Forum: Daily banter 29th June 2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,153
Posted By S81
Super job as always, And the attention to detail...

Super job as always, And the attention to detail is unreal ( i thought this was just a preliminary refurb? For the time being)
Forum: Daily banter 29th June 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By S81
She looks excellent

She looks excellent
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,966
Posted By S81
As a matter of interest would it be fair to say...

As a matter of interest would it be fair to say that after this level of refurbishment the car should be good for another 15 to 20 years ( assuming it gets suitable on going servicing)?
Forum: Daily banter 20th May 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,966
Posted By S81
I've often come across people who are experts at...

I've often come across people who are experts at a particular job or task but never anyone that can improve design, manufactor ,dismantle,Refurbish and everything else with such easy and commitment...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th May 2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,772
Posted By S81
I bought a pk of them on ebay ,how did u get the...

I bought a pk of them on ebay ,how did u get the tie rod out in the end
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 9th May 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,054
Posted By S81
Thanks homer I'll give that a try

Thanks homer I'll give that a try
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 8th May 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,054
Posted By S81
What discs did u use ,i changed rears last winter...

What discs did u use ,i changed rears last winter ,but I want to do front this winter when car is off road again ,genuine fronts seem expensive
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th May 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By S81
I hadn't realized you were so shy sean

I hadn't realized you were so shy sean
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th May 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,875
Posted By S81
Has lowering it made the suspension much harder?

Has lowering it made the suspension much harder?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd May 2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,772
Posted By S81
I had tried the punch method on the car but...

I had tried the punch method on the car but couldn't get a good enough thump at it to free it with the hammer so moved on to the Jack and bar
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,772
Posted By S81
I had the same problem ,I used a trolley Jack and...

I had the same problem ,I used a trolley Jack and a small round bar to apply heavy upward pressure on the pin in the track Rod and then taped the housing gently and prolonged and pin eventually...
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,153
Posted By S81
I really dislike when you start a relatively...

I really dislike when you start a relatively straightforward job and then end up with a real nasty job to do so you can complete the straightforward one
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd April 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,772
Posted By S81
're changing the bushes ,removing the arms is...

're changing the bushes ,removing the arms is simple if the pinch bolts aren't seized,removing the old Bush's is simple ,I run a hole saw thru the rubber ,opened a hacksaw and put blade thru and...
Forum: Daily banter 19th April 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,153
Posted By S81
As a matter of interest,the panels you swapped...

As a matter of interest,the panels you swapped out ,is there a difference in colour ( assuming they had original paint)
Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,659
Posted By S81
I recently replaced front crank seal on d3 and I...

I recently replaced front crank seal on d3 and I initially reused the bolts and torqued them without difficulty but when I went to do the 2 no 90 turns i only got about 60 on the ist turn and...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,490
Posted By S81
Nice looking jeep,what sort of mileage range...

Nice looking jeep,what sort of mileage range will it do to a charge ,we fitted a dc charge unit for a local vw garage recently and they reckon it'll charge an average car to 80% in about 30 mins...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,490
Posted By S81
Is the one in the skip a hybrid version ? I know...

Is the one in the skip a hybrid version ? I know a chap who's involved with the disposal of the fleet cars that come back for one of the large leasing companies,he says the 1st wave of hybrids have...
Forum: Daily banter 15th March 2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,659
Posted By S81
I can understand why they are called the widow...

I can understand why they are called the widow maker ,when I had the d2 i went to change a flat wheel in the car port ( very smooth concrete floor) i had car jacked and remove studs put my hands on...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 6th March 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,875
Posted By S81
I thought you said in an earlier post this wasn't...

I thought you said in an earlier post this wasn't going to be a full restore ( i.think you be been sucked in like the rest of us )
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,212
Posted By S81
That's big ,if you need someone to go and lift it...

That's big ,if you need someone to go and lift it for you i would make myself available
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th March 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,875
Posted By S81
I hope the air suspension is very comfortable on...

I hope the air suspension is very comfortable on your car,as if she figures out what you did there s a good chance you'll have to spend a night or 2 in the car
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,212
Posted By S81
What bhp is it ( I'm assuming it's something...

What bhp is it ( I'm assuming it's something monstrous)
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 2nd March 2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,875
Posted By S81
I like your new tyres

I like your new tyres
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th February 2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By S81
New pump arrived and fitted, its a fairly...

New pump arrived and fitted, its a fairly unpleasant task as there's no room as usual( from dealer, couldn't find who makes them ,new pump has same stamp of ut as per the old one )
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By S81
Looks good to me

Looks good to me
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,212
Posted By S81
I know a rather large chap how had an rs6 ,not...

I know a rather large chap how had an rs6 ,not sure which version (guessing about 5 years ago ) he bought it new and only kept it about 6 mths as the sides of the seat was constantly cutting into...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st February 2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean ,i want to fit an oem as it's in a...

Thanks Sean ,i want to fit an oem as it's in a difficult location ,i'll wait and see if anyone knows who made them for Audi and if not I'll get one form tps /dealers
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th February 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By S81
I made a mess of attaching the pics on last post

I made a mess of attaching the pics on last post
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th February 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,407
Posted By S81
Replacement water pump

I've removed the water pump( shaft driven) as I thought the block o ring was weeping engine oil slightly ,(only seen it when I took sump off )but when I got it removed i discovered its actually...
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By S81
I have a d3 s8 v10 ,and a d4 a8 3.0 tdi ,they are...

I have a d3 s8 v10 ,and a d4 a8 3.0 tdi ,they are 2 total different machines ,i like them both but I use them for 2 different purposes , the a8 is for work ( lots of long journeys) and it's...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,738
Posted By S81
Sean and the ni chaps should know this ,I don't...

Sean and the ni chaps should know this ,I don't know if there was any more of them or not ,( it's called a mini haha)
Classic tax and insurance ,not much power but you could still wheelie it which...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th February 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,639
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean

Thanks Sean
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,639
Posted By S81
Found it eventually It's pipe no 1

Found it eventually
It's pipe no 1
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,639
Posted By S81
It's called the bottom front coolant pipe in...

It's called the bottom front coolant pipe in the 3rd pic down Sean ,i'll have another look to see if I can find a better diagram with it
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