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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th July 2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Resolutionary
Thanks for the comprehensive reply MikkiJayne -...

Thanks for the comprehensive reply MikkiJayne - glad to hear I'm not the only one who has pondered this!

I'm seeing a company soon to sort out my audio install (double din related trickery proving...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th July 2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Resolutionary
Retrofitting D3 / C5 air suspension in a D2

Afternoon all,

I've been looking into air suspension kits for a D2 and it would appear that there is no off the shelf solution available from the likes of Airlift etc etc - I'd most likely have to...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th July 2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By Resolutionary
David'S8 - thanks but I somewhat prematurely...

David'S8 - thanks but I somewhat prematurely purchased the Pioneer unit you see in the attachment in my first post! It just looks so good, and will suit my needs perfectly.

Ricky D - thanks for...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th July 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Resolutionary
That dealer is very optimistic - the 3.7s have...

That dealer is very optimistic - the 3.7s have been available for many months and when I called up about the lower mileage one they didn't seem all that helpful or interested in shifting it.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 17th July 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Tell me about it - apparently the garage has...

Tell me about it - apparently the garage has heard stories of the gaskets warping hence some people feel the need to involve sealant but I think that may exacerbate any underlying issues rather than...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th July 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By Resolutionary
Aftermarket double-din unit - fitting advice please!

Afternoon all,

I've been going through old threads in the ICE / Audio segment for a long while now trying to figure out how best to go about things. Hopefully someone can provide pointers or at...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th July 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
That's exactly what happened! Good news...

That's exactly what happened!

Good news though - picked it up and my lord it drives like new! No lumpy revs, no hesitation, the smell of burning oil is gone, it's just better in every way. Silly...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th July 2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Thanks - Photobucket is messy these days. Image...

Thanks - Photobucket is messy these days. Image attached in previous post.. you'll see what I've had to deal with!
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th July 2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Update! The motor has been taken apart for a...

Update!

The motor has been taken apart for a proper look - image of what was found included!

As you can see, sealant was used whenever the gaskets were last replaced (why, I do not understand)...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 7th July 2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Having replaced my 3.2 B7 A4 with one of these, I...

Having replaced my 3.2 B7 A4 with one of these, I was expecting it to be quite sluggish in comparison but it's surprisingly spritely for such a boat of a thing. Not going to set any world records but...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th July 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
YorkshireBloke - appreciate the words of caution,...

YorkshireBloke - appreciate the words of caution, this garage has replaced gearbox oil on my previous Allroad 2.7TT and B7 A4 3.2, all good so far - they're VAG specialists in the truest sense!
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th July 2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Update! At the weekend I pulled the leads to...

Update! At the weekend I pulled the leads to check for ingress under the cam covers. The verdict - not good.

There was a significant amount of oil in all 6 spark plug holes. I strongly suspect my...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th June 2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
So I went for a brisk drive yesterday and the...

So I went for a brisk drive yesterday and the engine check light came back on.

Same symptoms today but again no noticeable drop in drive-ability. I'm going to see my friend at Tuning Werkes...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 26th June 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
This is the case with mine by the way - I have a...

This is the case with mine by the way - I have a leak on the offside bank and you can occasionally smell the burn-off. I think this'll be my first port of call; I'll inevitably rectify the leaky...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 26th June 2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Thanks for the prompt reply MikkiJayne - I think...

Thanks for the prompt reply MikkiJayne - I think you're right about the risk of condensation and as I have a free evening I will go for a spirited drive and see if any lights turn up during or...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 26th June 2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By Resolutionary
Running issues on a newly bought D2

Hi all,

Regardless of the title thread I'm smitten with my recent purchase:

http://i1023.photobucket.com/albums/af353/Resolutionary1/Audi%20A8/IMG_8117_1_zpsmjqrubnh.jpg...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th June 2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,839
Posted By Resolutionary
I get back from Portugal that day - I seem to be...

I get back from Portugal that day - I seem to be missing all the good shows! I'm sure I'll see a few of you out and about at events later this year, once my big baby is ready to be shown off :)
Forum: Owners Meets 8th June 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,839
Posted By Resolutionary
I was besotted with the silver S8 - that red...

I was besotted with the silver S8 - that red interior :love:

Should have had a chat with you guys as I was looking at A8's around the time of this show, but it looks like I've landed a good'un!
Forum: Owners Meets 8th June 2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,839
Posted By Resolutionary
I think I papped a couple of you! ...

I think I papped a couple of you!

http://i1023.photobucket.com/albums/af353/Resolutionary1/18699649_10156094936994338_1694654865524064045_o_zpsgkvowfv1.jpg...
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