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Forum: Daily banter 23rd March 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By snapdragon
The future is electricity rationing,...

The future is electricity rationing, tariff-shaping, geofenced cars that refuse to unlock the door because you don't have a sufficient social score or a tweet you liked doesn't align with their...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 21st March 2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By snapdragon
https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/cp4l/p/car-parts/c...

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/cp4l/p/car-parts/car-electrics-and-car-lighting/lighting1/driving-lamps-and-fog-lamp/?475441471&0&000469
Can get them to £29 with code WINTER12

Also £20/pr here...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th March 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By snapdragon
Have you closed all the doors? The air suspension...

Have you closed all the doors? The air suspension is paused while doors and maybe boot are open (or not properly closed)
Turning the ignition on should be enough to raise it as long as jack mode is...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 12th March 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By snapdragon
Thanks Architex_mA8tey - what great instructions,...

Thanks Architex_mA8tey - what great instructions, much better than the ones I used. I have sorted the issue out and all back together. +++
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 11th March 2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By snapdragon
I fear dizzlebizzle may have left us, but I have...

I fear dizzlebizzle may have left us, but I have just replaced the cogwheel in my MMI for a brass one due it it snapping in half.
Having seen this thread I thought I would test before too far into...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 10th March 2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By snapdragon
Yes, you are right, the top photo is of the...

Yes, you are right, the top photo is of the passenger seat and see how the part is squashing the leather and padding. If I just fasten this new part (even with the backing) on my driver's seat, it...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 10th March 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By snapdragon
I now have the part, but not so fast, the clear...

I now have the part, but not so fast, the clear plastic retaining part must have fallen down inside the backrest - maybe while I was waiting for the replacement part or maybe as soon as the black...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By snapdragon
Congratulations - have you driven it? If so how...

Congratulations - have you driven it? If so how does it compare to the 3.0TDI?
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By snapdragon
I think if it's early '06 ... Before 23rd March...

I think if it's early '06 ... Before 23rd March 2006 it is capped at £315.:D
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,550
Posted By snapdragon
Thanks moltuae. What do you all think of this? ...

Thanks moltuae.
What do you all think of this?
A TESLA powered AUDI!+++
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFr5Sm8KE5E
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd March 2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,826
Posted By snapdragon
https://mojeprojekty.eu/modul-lusterek-a8-d3-testy...

https://mojeprojekty.eu/modul-lusterek-a8-d3-testy/
Forum: D3 - Lights 28th February 2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,765
Posted By snapdragon
20919 Another example of the issue.

20919

Another example of the issue.
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,550
Posted By snapdragon
As our IC cars have engine numbers and these are...

As our IC cars have engine numbers and these are printed on registration documents etc... do electric cars have motor numbers or similar?
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,550
Posted By snapdragon
Does anyone know if the cable is giving out DC or...

Does anyone know if the cable is giving out DC or AC?
Is the charger (AC-DC) in the car itself or in the lectern box?

It doesn't matter if there is not enough wind or sun, there is an acre of row...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th February 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By snapdragon
Don't take it the wrong way - but the roman...

Don't take it the wrong way - but the roman numeral versions are for trucks and buses and numbers for cars. I recently saw this on wikipedia and added it to my data banks.:D
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th February 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By snapdragon
Do you think there was any scope for a hyraulic...

Do you think there was any scope for a hyraulic hose replair place to put new pipe on it - or is that something from the older days?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By snapdragon
United Nations Agenda 21 and UN Agenda 2030 plan...

United Nations Agenda 21 and UN Agenda 2030 plan that we will all be poor in 2030, The West will be collapsed by Kalergi Migration Plan (The great people replacement) and ruled by the elite who fly...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By snapdragon
Wow, never seen that before. I would put sodium...

Wow, never seen that before. I would put sodium bicarbonate all over it to neutralise it. Does the battery have that 5mm hole in the end that that pipe plugs into like the original? Did it come...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th February 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By snapdragon
Gosh, I hope it's not common. Have you seen the...

Gosh, I hope it's not common. Have you seen the protective sleeve you can slide over them......
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 15th February 2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By snapdragon
There are also at least two sizes of washer and...

There are also at least two sizes of washer and plug depending on engine number, as I found to my cost. Mine is just on the cusp so I don't want to risk for now.
4 028 103 059 A oil drain plug F...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 12th February 2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By snapdragon
I'm sure someone on here did it 5-6 years ago.

I'm sure someone on here did it 5-6 years ago.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 11th February 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By snapdragon
No, leave the part number and change a digit in...

No, leave the part number and change a digit in the serial number to tell the BEM a new battery has been fitted.
It is customary to add 1 to the serial, so N311111111 becomes N311111112

I was...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 10th February 2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By snapdragon
Yes, the part number is the important bit that...

Yes, the part number is the important bit that tells the car the Ah of the battery and maybe other characteristics such as AGM.
The serial is irrelevant it just tells the BEM it has had a new...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 10th February 2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By snapdragon
Just a quick update and thanks for all the help....

Just a quick update and thanks for all the help. It was the EGR vacuum solenoid 059906628B. It is one of the first things I replaced in 2017 and was GEPCO branded from Germany for 60 Euroshekels.
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th February 2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By snapdragon
If it was connected to analogue TV via the AUX-in...

If it was connected to analogue TV via the AUX-in then it should just work the same with the digital TV tuner without any wiring changes (might just need to enable AUX-in via VCDS) on the new tuner. ...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 2nd February 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By snapdragon
Maybe they will be to far apart for the...

Maybe they will be to far apart for the accessories from the same manufacturer? I can't see them not fixing on anyway. Do we Long owners have little dimples above the doors on the underside of the...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 1st February 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,995
Posted By snapdragon
I am seeing a 1.5A DC drain on my Amp-Clamp when...

I am seeing a 1.5A DC drain on my Amp-Clamp when taking the rubbish out and popping the trunk to check. My boot lights are LED so it is not them..
The meter has a min and max function which I...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st January 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By snapdragon
Thank you both so much. Would you know it, it...

Thank you both so much. Would you know it, it did correct itself on it's own today.
Previously, even though the battery was full according to my charger and should be full as it had been charged so...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st January 2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By snapdragon
MMI Battery Gauge Stuck on 10%

I had a flat battery the other morning after a night shift, not sure if it was the driver's door handle or running VCDS the day before. 20 mins on fast charge and it was enough to start and get home...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 31st January 2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By snapdragon
Yes, I put it down to being old technology not...

Yes, I put it down to being old technology not mixing well with new. It seems to squeak, pop and crash and you can hear it click as it restarts. Certain apps that can output to handsfree BT audio...
Forum: D3 - Lights 30th January 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,765
Posted By snapdragon
Hello, I took my headlights out and found the...

Hello, I took my headlights out and found the reflector bowls are no longer reflective. They are a dull matt beige. Our bi-xenons are Hella Gen4 and are renowned for this problem. Utter cheap and...
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By snapdragon
Nothing a bottle of Wynns wouldn't clear up.

Nothing a bottle of Wynns wouldn't clear up.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th January 2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By snapdragon
Great! MY o-rings were £70-80, just oddly- shaped...

Great! MY o-rings were £70-80, just oddly- shaped o-rings trapezoidal IIRC.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th January 2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By snapdragon
Nice one! But how did you discover that?

Nice one! But how did you discover that?
Forum: Daily banter 23rd January 2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By snapdragon
No snow up here in Nottingham - sadly. The A8...

No snow up here in Nottingham - sadly.
The A8 knows no bounds, even on summer tyres as long as they are pretty new and don't have a really plain tread pattern.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd January 2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By snapdragon
Thanks for the feedback Lee. I have uploaded...

Thanks for the feedback Lee.
I have uploaded screenshots of the relevant parts of the log to my post above.
I will try opening the EGR with my gun when the weather is a bit better and my work shift...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st January 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By snapdragon
How do Lee, Thank you for your instructions. ...

How do Lee,
Thank you for your instructions.
I carried out these tests, but could not find a kg/h labelled block so used mg/s
The other thing was that in the idle test, blipping the throttle only...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th January 2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By snapdragon
Gosh, 2.5 years ago - I forgot about this...

Gosh, 2.5 years ago - I forgot about this thread...
The light didn't stay off long and has kept coming back pretty much ever since. Usually at about 1600rpm with very light throttle transitioning on...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 15th January 2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,995
Posted By snapdragon
What about getting some 5w 12v tail bulbs and...

What about getting some 5w 12v tail bulbs and soldering to wire with 2x mini spade connectors the same size as those on the fuses. You could try the bulb in various suspected positions and the bulb...
Forum: D3 - Lights 14th January 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By snapdragon
Just a heads up. One of my DRLs started to...

Just a heads up. One of my DRLs started to flicker when turned on so I ordered these......
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th January 2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By snapdragon
Interesting and thanks for the update. I had...

Interesting and thanks for the update.
I had the same problem on my 3.0 TDI. Cooler looks pretty similar but is mounted on an oil cooler hosing which looks like a aluminium container ship with the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th January 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,335
Posted By snapdragon
LOL, I remember this after I replaced my control...

LOL, I remember this after I replaced my control arms. It appeared to fix itself but I bet in reality it was this getting unset!
TBH, this is where Audi is worse than BMW or Mercedes of the same...
Forum: Daily banter 12th January 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By snapdragon
Please note some sequences shortened or omitted. ...

Please note some sequences shortened or omitted.
Not all features available in all countries.
From £79,000.
Model shown £209,000.
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th January 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By snapdragon
I knew there would be a thread. This has happened...

I knew there would be a thread. This has happened to mine. The backing part is still inside the seat in the correct place, so I put a bit of glue in there to help it stay there. I would like to pop...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th January 2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By snapdragon
from the audi site: Note: For vehicles with the...

from the audi site:
Note: For vehicles with the MMI 2G Basic Plus and DX systems, the last available update is the 2013 version. For vehicles with the systems MMI 2G High and BNS 5.0, the last...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th January 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By snapdragon
The compressor doesn't have a clutch. It has a...

The compressor doesn't have a clutch. It has a breakaway' pulley. If the compressor seizes, the force of the pulley rotating flips some rubber parts and then it becomes a freewheeling pulley until...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 6th January 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By snapdragon
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Rubber-Jacking-Pad-...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Rubber-Jacking-Pad-Block-Tool-Jack-Pad-Adapter-For-Audi-TT-R8-RS-A6-A7/143024743350

20649

These can then be bought for trolley jacks.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd January 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By snapdragon
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=9347 ...

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=9347
Also the PDFs here are the dealer repair procedures.
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th December 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By snapdragon
What about EBC Ultimax 2.0? They are zero metal...

What about EBC Ultimax 2.0? They are zero metal and rated GG. 90+% of pads on the market are rated FF or lower.
I personally think EBC ultimax and reds are fine these days but were ropey in...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd December 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By snapdragon
The special armoured A8 has a second battery, no...

The special armoured A8 has a second battery, no idea where it went.
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