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Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By HPsauce
Sounds like I need to get a slot booked in your...

Sounds like I need to get a slot booked in your surgery MJ..... ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 23rd March 2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,189
Posted By HPsauce
Just attach them directly, check out the...

Just attach them directly, check out the "advanced" options.
The site supports very large files compared to most. ;)
Forum: D2 - Interior 21st March 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
Did you get anywhere? (We always like feedback...

Did you get anywhere?
(We always like feedback after giving advice ;) )
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 20th March 2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 307
Posted By HPsauce
PF was definitely fixed, not pop-up.

PF was definitely fixed, not pop-up.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th March 2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By HPsauce
Have you tried our sponsors, or eBay?

Have you tried our sponsors, or eBay?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By HPsauce
A D2 is relatively simple in comparison to a D3;...

A D2 is relatively simple in comparison to a D3; I expect you could do something similar there relatively easily as there's no battery management unit to contend with.
In fact I vaguely recall...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th March 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By HPsauce
Per the Saturday agenda here, please indicate...

Per the Saturday agenda here, please indicate your preference for visiting the Minack, the Telegraph Museum, or both below

Minack - I can walk up

MJ - 1
steamship - 1
The Laird - 2
CtL - 2...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th March 2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By HPsauce
MJ - 1 Adult The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior ...

MJ - 1 Adult
The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior
steamship - 1 Adult
Tonupkid - 2 Seniors
HPsauce - 2 Seniors (over 70!)
Forum: House and Home DIY 12th March 2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By HPsauce
It's a long story, but basically it would involve...

It's a long story, but basically it would involve massive surgery to our (largish) house that we just don't want at present.
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 10th March 2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By HPsauce
My guess would be, knowing how seats are often...

My guess would be, knowing how seats are often tensioned with stiff wire, something as follows:
1. The dark plastic section pushes lugs through the leather.
2. The clear plastic strip is inside the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 10th March 2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By HPsauce
Thinking about the geometry, I'd be looking for a...

Thinking about the geometry, I'd be looking for a solution that involved sewing or maybe riveting to a plate slid through a slot in the leather.
You really need to find a solution that can be done...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th March 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By HPsauce
I've got an old-school Halfords charger that has...

I've got an old-school Halfords charger that has got me out of a hole more than once as it doesn't care! +++
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 7th March 2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By HPsauce
Yup, I've been there so many times when batteries...

Yup, I've been there so many times when batteries get "marginal", wasting time and effort trying to tickle them back to life and eventually failing miserably.
Just bite the bullet and get a new one....
Forum: Other Audis 7th March 2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By HPsauce
At least you don't have that problem with BMWs as...

At least you don't have that problem with BMWs as you know they don't even have indicators fitted, so just assume the worst! :D
Forum: Other Audis 7th March 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By HPsauce
My 3-year-old V40 does that, I find the level of...

My 3-year-old V40 does that, I find the level of vibration and correction (there's resistance force too!) to be reasonable. It will nudge you back but is easily overridden. And there's a button to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 6th March 2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,054
Posted By HPsauce
Rather a wet day today but having used the car a...

Rather a wet day today but having used the car a bit recently I decided to do a scan and this error has returned. Fan working fine though... :Confused:.
I still think it's probably a bad connector,...
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By HPsauce
I was waiting at the station last night and a big...

I was waiting at the station last night and a big Audi came and manoeuvred to park a couple of cars along from me.
I really couldn't tell if it was a 6 or 8 until I spotted the step detail of the...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 4th March 2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By HPsauce
If it's a modern patio door chances are the glass...

If it's a modern patio door chances are the glass will have a thin metal film on it to reduce radiate heat loss; makes a good Wi-Fi signal blocker. :(
My patio doors are old-school so don't cause...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 4th March 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By HPsauce
"even on"... you mean "especially on" surely? ...

"even on"... you mean "especially on" surely?
5Ghz has worse transmission/coverage than 2.4Ghz and is more prone to blockage by buildings etc.

My router (a BT Homehub of some variety) is near my...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By HPsauce
Looking on the Audi web site top is A8, bottom A6.

Looking on the Audi web site top is A8, bottom A6.
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 3rd March 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By HPsauce
Interesting indeed, I still use my RNS-D so I'll...

Interesting indeed, I still use my RNS-D so I'll wait with bated breath!
(It's 5 days before my bus pass becomes 10!)
Though given that RNS-Ds were working fine 19 years ago, as the previous...
Forum: House and Home DIY 3rd March 2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By HPsauce
Thanks Ian, useful input. +++ However, as I...

Thanks Ian, useful input. +++
However, as I already have all the basic wiring in place I'll probably just install a commercial unit anyway. I rather fancy a relocatable wireless thermostat and the...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By HPsauce
I'm definitely older than you! Had a bus pass for...

I'm definitely older than you! Had a bus pass for almost 10 years now... :D
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By HPsauce
Me too, though if they pass you the chrome trim...

Me too, though if they pass you the chrome trim on the boot lip of most A6s is a giveaway.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 2nd March 2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By HPsauce
Your mother wins, Neil, but only just, this is...

Your mother wins, Neil, but only just, this is mine (which is fine for all we do):
Forum: Other marques 2nd March 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 50,466
Posted By HPsauce
I hear Tesla are closing all their showrooms and...

I hear Tesla are closing all their showrooms and going online; good to get the insurance claims in while you can to save worrying about site resale value ;) :...
Forum: House and Home DIY 1st March 2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By HPsauce
Advice wanted on improving boiler controls

I'm sure the combined brain power here can help with this. :D

We have a fairly old gas boiler with an integrated mechanical 24-hr timer and switches that control heating and hot water patterns....
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th February 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By HPsauce
Excellent news. +++ Out of interest what's...

Excellent news. +++
Out of interest what's involved in swapping the motor over, apart from obviously taking the door card off?
(I had to do it when I replaced my NSR window mechanism, but had the...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th February 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By HPsauce
So there's obviously a reason for this, but what...

So there's obviously a reason for this, but what is it and what are the downsides of fitting FE 20" wheels to a car with non-FE alloy suspension?

Or were they just using up the stock of some...
Forum: D2 - Interior 24th February 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By HPsauce
Our sponsor are very aware of exactly what they...

Our sponsor are very aware of exactly what they are, unless there's someone new there or there was a mis-communication.

I've had the correct clips from them more than once. I'm sure they'll...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
I think with the cubby in the car you'll need to...

I think with the cubby in the car you'll need to lever up the "far" edge with the cover closed, then open it slightly, keep the button pressed and lever it off towards the driver.
There should be...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
Exactly that MJ. The slots on my spare were...

Exactly that MJ. The slots on my spare were really tight on the plastic lugs so didn't want to separate, then suddenly it was off!

Probably going to be a bit more difficult in the car, but fitting...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
It just wiggles off forwards, two tiny lugs on...

It just wiggles off forwards, two tiny lugs on the front edge of the plastic lid engage in the metal base of the wood trim!
Obviously you need to press the button down to allow movement; photo to...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
Investigate your spare then, very cautiously. ...

Investigate your spare then, very cautiously.

I just can't see what's retaining the "front" edge, by which I mean the edge towards the driver, adjacent to the catch.
The "rear" edge will just pop...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
I just looked at my spare and I reckon it should...

I just looked at my spare and I reckon it should come off pretty easily without any damage.
It appears that there are a couple of spring clips on the underside near the outer edges on the long side...
Forum: D2 - Interior 23rd February 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By HPsauce
Given that the presumed objective is to replace...

Given that the presumed objective is to replace the top cover is there any way of just swapping that over?
Most of those "wood" pieces are in fact painted metal by the way.

I'd be looking very...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd February 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By HPsauce
Same problem here, I posted about it not long ago...

Same problem here, I posted about it not long ago IIRC.
Let us know if Sugru works OK. +++
Forum: Daily banter 20th February 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,550
Posted By HPsauce
No, they will be diesel obviously...…. :ROFL: ...

No, they will be diesel obviously...…. :ROFL:

Then someone will look at that and say, hey we know how to build small efficient diesel engines cheaply so why not cut out the heavy expensive...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th February 2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By HPsauce
It's mainly about pollution, i.e. secondary...

It's mainly about pollution, i.e. secondary pollutants/particulates such as NOx/CO/HC/PM, not CO2 and Global warming.

So you can burn (currently) lots of fuel as long as you do it cleanly! :ROFL:...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th February 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By HPsauce
I know this is a D3 thread, but a D2 S8 (mine)...

I know this is a D3 thread, but a D2 S8 (mine) also passes. :Confused:
It's a very late FL model and was unusually first registered in 2003 which may confuse the system.
Just wondering if other D2...
Forum: Motormouth 17th February 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By HPsauce
BBC reporting on German cars

An article here mainly about Porsche and "potential" post-Brexit price increase due to tariffs: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47270616
They clearly know a lot about Porsche in the BBC - my...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 16th February 2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By HPsauce
Well spotted MJ, this is after all in the B7...

Well spotted MJ, this is after all in the B7 section, not D3...… :rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By HPsauce
Showers all day and about 6C. :(

Showers all day and about 6C. :(
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,924
Posted By HPsauce
I was thinking something like this..... ...

I was thinking something like this.....
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=20850&d=1549747800
Forum: Daily banter 9th February 2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By HPsauce
I'm thinking of it as it's only 30 miles away,...

I'm thinking of it as it's only 30 miles away, but it's not on the web site, only Januarys..... :Confused:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th February 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By HPsauce
Ski hatch too I think and TV tuner judging by the...

Ski hatch too I think and TV tuner judging by the bulge in the boot side panel.

Yeovil, not a million miles away so will you be wandering over to have a look MJ?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th February 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By HPsauce
It won't but, as I said, sounds like 2 problems....

It won't but, as I said, sounds like 2 problems. Fix 1, work forwards. ;)
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th February 2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By HPsauce
Isn't the big red warning also caused by low...

Isn't the big red warning also caused by low brake fluid and won't necessarily generate a code? Time to RTFM?
You could easily have 2 different things going on at the same time, triggered by hard...
Forum: Owners Meets 7th February 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,380
Posted By HPsauce
It's on the way from Falmouth (made in Penryn)...

It's on the way from Falmouth (made in Penryn) already:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/be/e2/5c/bee25ca70a2d5c04d995c24d681f27fe.jpg
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th February 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By HPsauce
Those of us at Castle Combe last year saw that...

Those of us at Castle Combe last year saw that shed; IIRC it had a V6 S4 engine in it then.
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