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Forum: Daily banter 3rd July 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By Simonbartlett
Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾

Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾
Forum: Daily banter 20th June 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By Simonbartlett
Im looking for a cab for my wife. Could you send...

Im looking for a cab for my wife. Could you send a few pics and details and how much you want for it as it stands ?
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Simonbartlett
My undertray fell down like yours 2 fays after a...

My undertray fell down like yours 2 fays after a gearbox service. Its bloody annoying, i understand how sinetimes the fixings break but at least use some cable ties and warn the customer.

After...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Simonbartlett
I sometimes drive my sisters 525d and i certainly...

I sometimes drive my sisters 525d and i certainly wouldnt swap it for a d3 it feels very cheap, nasty and unrefined compared to my 8.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th May 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Simonbartlett
Haha interior shots of the shed on wheels or the...

Haha interior shots of the shed on wheels or the 8 ?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th May 2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Simonbartlett
I haven't seen another a8 on a campsite. Damn...

I haven't seen another a8 on a campsite. Damn good tow car 😁
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 21st April 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Well i did the rear drivers side hamdle this...

Well i did the rear drivers side hamdle this morning. Its a little trickier than the frints as its behind the window rails but with a little fiddling i managed to unplug and undo the rod retainer...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 20th April 2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Well i purchaced 4 used handles from our forum...

Well i purchaced 4 used handles from our forum sponsors and as expected got great service and they were delivered the next morning.

I have had a little opp so cant work for a few weeks so fitted...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 19th April 2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Simonbartlett
Cat litter in trays or inside tights absorbs...

Cat litter in trays or inside tights absorbs smells and moisture ! Just font leave the doors open or all the local cats will be in there 😁
Forum: Motormouth 13th April 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By Simonbartlett
My renewal came in from admiral for wife’s and...

My renewal came in from admiral for wife’s and daughters car £1500. I did all the usual comparison quotes and got it down to £1000, I then phoned up to cancel twice due to my wife and daughter...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 12th April 2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Many thanks. That's alot of info there. I have...

Many thanks. That's alot of info there. I have found the handles and will trawl through it to find the boot handle.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 12th April 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks im sure that will help.it will hopefully...

Thanks im sure that will help.it will hopefully be obvious once i get in there.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 12th April 2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks. Im quite happy with the door handles as...

Thanks. Im quite happy with the door handles as ive just replaced a rear lock. Its the boot switch handle i am looking for instructions to change.

Thanks simon
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 10th April 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Simonbartlett
Keyless handles again !

So I have decided to bite the bullet and change all my door handles to get the keyless working again.

I have just changes a door lock so I am quite happy with how to fit the door handles but I...
Forum: Daily banter 8th April 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,002
Posted By Simonbartlett
That was a good find on ebay.

That was a good find on ebay.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 6th April 2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Simonbartlett
Just to confirm, Iíve changed my lock today and...

Just to confirm, Iíve changed my lock today and did it without removing the window frame. It is like the crypto factor turning it all different directions and ways but eventually with removing the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 25th February 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By Simonbartlett
Snow

So later this week we are forcast snow. My wife and daughter have a 3 hour drive each wsy to a uni. So my question is should they take my d3 with normal tyres and 4wd or the wifes a3 with Michelin...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd February 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Simonbartlett
Hers the pics of my version, would this be...

Hers the pics of my version, would this be suitable ?
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd February 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Simonbartlett
I have sent a pm. Is it possible to get google on...

I have sent a pm. Is it possible to get google on a d3 with mmi 3G plus ?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Simonbartlett
Itís the rear right I need but want to order b4 I...

Itís the rear right I need but want to order b4 I take the door apart, there seems to be used from £20 or new from £55 on eBay but not sure if they might be copy parts. Am I better off with used...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Simonbartlett
I need to do this are all d3 locks the same or...

I need to do this are all d3 locks the same or have they changed over the years
Forum: Daily banter 30th January 2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Simonbartlett
Filters seem cheap with discount but oil is...

Filters seem cheap with discount but oil is really expensive even with discount
Forum: House and Home DIY 22nd January 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By Simonbartlett
Most either have a foam strip but I think the...

Most either have a foam strip but I think the bosch ones use strips of blue tack. If your lucky you will be able to leave it in place and re use. If not dont worry about it some hobs dont come with...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 21st December 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Simonbartlett
£900 seriously ! I would rather drink warm beer.

£900 seriously ! I would rather drink warm beer.
Forum: Daily banter 15th December 2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Simonbartlett
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th December 2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By Simonbartlett
I would image its the diff locking and both...

I would image its the diff locking and both wheels turning at the same speed. Obviously the diff should allow the outside wheel to turn faster and stop the hopping.
Forum: Daily banter 28th November 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Simonbartlett
Many thanks Homer. I thought i had lots of extras...

Many thanks Homer. I thought i had lots of extras when I first read your post then realised there was lots of withouts in the text when reading properly 😭 looks like complete poverty spec then ,...
Forum: Daily banter 25th November 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Simonbartlett
Ooo coukd you do mine please S18LOE Im guessing...

Ooo coukd you do mine please S18LOE Im guessing no extras at all 🤔
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 21st November 2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Simonbartlett
3g navigation

I was wondering toinght why Audi decided to blank out the top 1/3 of the screen when in 3d navigation mode. They have put a sort of sun strip across the top I guess to simulate sky. I woukd rather...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th November 2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks for the picture. Mine obviously didnt have...

Thanks for the picture. Mine obviously didnt have that box ticked as i dont have a socket there, shame it would be more usefull than a cd changer
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th November 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Simonbartlett
Ive bought it and now realised i dont have an ami...

Ive bought it and now realised i dont have an ami socket in glovebox even though i have 3g mmi so its now available from me 😢
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th November 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Simonbartlett
Ami socket location

I have a 2009 with 3g mmi with little joystick for moving maps etc. I have just purchased an Ami adapter for Bluetooth off another forum member. When arriving home ive searched the glovebox and cant...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th November 2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Simonbartlett
I will take it if its still available. Paypal ok ?

I will take it if its still available. Paypal ok ?
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 15th November 2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By Simonbartlett
I need a new drivers door handle, I was thinking...

I need a new drivers door handle, I was thinking of fitting it then getting my smart repair man to spray it in situ. Is that a bad idea ?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 1st November 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Simonbartlett
Maybe a silly question but itís not just the aux...

Maybe a silly question but itís not just the aux heater is it, as it gets colder they will be starting up. Sometimes when first starting for the winter they smoke a lot.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th October 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Simonbartlett
When you say drain holes drilled and cleared is...

When you say drain holes drilled and cleared is that for the keyless entry ?
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th October 2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,301
Posted By Simonbartlett
Is it possible to get any of this on a late d3...

Is it possible to get any of this on a late d3 with 3G with hard drive and joystick ?
Forum: D3 - Transmission 10th October 2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By Simonbartlett
I had my atf fluid and filter changed a few weeks...

I had my atf fluid and filter changed a few weeks ago. It was filled with lifegaurd 6, i did ask about lifegaurd 8 but he said why would you want 8 in a 6 speed.
Forum: Daily banter 8th September 2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,655
Posted By Simonbartlett
Yes and one of the few sources that correctly...

Yes and one of the few sources that correctly says the R5 2.5tdi needs 506.01, its unusual for anyone to get that correct.
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,655
Posted By Simonbartlett
Quantum is what would be used at the factory or...

Quantum is what would be used at the factory or and vw or Audi dealer.
Forum: Daily banter 30th August 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,655
Posted By Simonbartlett
Try tps. Ehen i got my 507.00 i only paid about...

Try tps. Ehen i got my 507.00 i only paid about £14 per 5 litres
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th August 2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Simonbartlett
32į in the U K thays impressive but is it going...

32į in the U K thays impressive but is it going to be like that all week ?
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th August 2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Simonbartlett
It was about 34 yesterday and going to be about...

It was about 34 yesterday and going to be about 32 most of the week hopefully 😀
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th August 2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Simonbartlett
Little run through France

We decided to find some warmer weather for a week so we are taking the 8 down to Neyden France just below Switzerland.

Its eating the miles very well, I've even let her indoors do An hours...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th August 2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Simonbartlett
In my experience of towing it normally finds the...

In my experience of towing it normally finds the weak spot in a car long before it causes trouble driving solo. Many times ive been into the stealers asking for a problem to be looked at and they...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 15th August 2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Simonbartlett
Blimey where do you live that you need to do an...

Blimey where do you live that you need to do an 80 mile round trip to get an mot ? Or was he just enjoying the drive so much ?
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 15th August 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Simonbartlett
Maybe he did the brake test when stopping at the...

Maybe he did the brake test when stopping at the end of the ramp 😀 I'm not too worried as I'm confident in the way the car has been maintained.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 15th August 2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Simonbartlett
Mot test

I took my d3 for mot yesterday, waited and watched whilst done. B4 starting i asked about jacking mode and the roller brake test.

During the test he put it in jacking mode but seemed scared to...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 10th August 2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,956
Posted By Simonbartlett
Depends on the engine. I had a lexus rx300...

Depends on the engine. I had a lexus rx300 converted to lpg and my dad had his Mazda tribute done at the same time. The Mazda Tribute ( Ford ) burnt through its valves in about a year and 15k miles....
Forum: Owners Meets 6th August 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,024
Posted By Simonbartlett
A dyno run to see how many ponies its lost since...

A dyno run to see how many ponies its lost since new ? Dont vw often have more than the stated power when new? I guess they wont anymore since the cheating.
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