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Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By homer simpson
As is my S8 :D (for me anyway)

As is my S8 :D (for me anyway)
Forum: Daily banter 9th April 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
Working fine now. Great pics!

Working fine now. Great pics!
Forum: Daily banter 8th April 2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
^^ pics not showing mate

^^ pics not showing mate
Forum: Daily banter 7th April 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
Absolutely stunning! Great job as always MJ,...

Absolutely stunning! Great job as always MJ, another D2 saved. Enjoy your masterpiece RickyD
Forum: D3 - Transmission 6th April 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,459
Posted By homer simpson
Ahh missed that, would be a bit of a long trip to...

Ahh missed that, would be a bit of a long trip to use a UK specialist :ROFL:

I'm hopefully going to use the Cannock one in the summer
Forum: D3 - Transmission 5th April 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,459
Posted By homer simpson
Which place are you taking it to?

Which place are you taking it to?
Forum: Daily banter 29th March 2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
Don't blame you, what a race! +++

Don't blame you, what a race! +++
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By homer simpson
Being on the incorrect wheels would have...

Being on the incorrect wheels would have definitely given an incorrect reading, unless the car was 'told' is was on 20" at the time. If it was coded then the car now thinks you are on 20" wheels and...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 24th March 2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,459
Posted By homer simpson
The reason you won't find it in the service...

The reason you won't find it in the service schedule or book is because Audi claim it is 'sealed for life'.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd March 2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,815
Posted By homer simpson
Glad you finally sorted it! Hats off for giving...

Glad you finally sorted it! Hats off for giving it a go, it paid off and you have the latest maps available.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd March 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By homer simpson
I would think it's got to be valve block related...

I would think it's got to be valve block related if the whole car drops and not just one corner. I was thinking perhaps the air tanks but again wouldn't expect all 4 to drop.

A calibration may...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd March 2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
It was mentioned in another thread. Can be bought...

It was mentioned in another thread. Can be bought from Amazon in MJ's link but Asda also sell it and probably other supermarkets

Asda...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
Regarding the EQC, I am also frequent on a...

Regarding the EQC, I am also frequent on a Mercedes Forum and there was a recent thread on an owner who was very unhappy with his new EQC. It gained a few faults and the UK network cannot fix it...
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,015
Posted By homer simpson
Simple, but genius!

Simple, but genius!
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 20th March 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
Elsawin? Yes any version is fine I think, it's...

Elsawin? Yes any version is fine I think, it's the data that has to be newer that the car. I would only install the data you require (Audi). No point installing Gb's of SEAT/Skoda/VW if you will...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th March 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
Sorry Sarg, i did drag it off topic, apologies ...

Sorry Sarg, i did drag it off topic, apologies

As for the investment, it does seem that a good D2 or one that has been recommissioned by the Doc will still hold it's value, especially if sold on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th March 2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
If I type my VIN in, it also shows as a 3.0 tdi....

If I type my VIN in, it also shows as a 3.0 tdi. However, there is a 'VIN Creator' with this version (3rd party) in which you enter the PR codes from the sticker and it creates a txt file in the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th March 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
I now have 8.3 installed. It also has a VIN...

I now have 8.3 installed. It also has a VIN function which is handy although you have to initially input the PR codes from the build sticker. If you fancy upgrading, let me know. It is working native...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th March 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
Did it end in 2008? There are some 2010 plates...

Did it end in 2008? There are some 2010 plates around so I would have thought 2009 at the earliest?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th March 2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,627
Posted By homer simpson
I think all parts for the D3 are still available,...

I think all parts for the D3 are still available, haven't seen one on ETKA yet that is discontinued.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,989
Posted By homer simpson
The PDC module you just bought, although I think...

The PDC module you just bought, although I think it is fine
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,989
Posted By homer simpson
Camera, wiring, boot trim and coding. If your...

Camera, wiring, boot trim and coding. If your module doesn't support it (haven't looked) then that too!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,989
Posted By homer simpson
Bargain! Now if you really want to go the whole...

Bargain! Now if you really want to go the whole mile, add the camera :)
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By homer simpson
Keep them, especially as they are in good...

Keep them, especially as they are in good condition. +++
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th March 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
:) I guess no need to keep prices updated as...

:)

I guess no need to keep prices updated as most D2 parts are NLA

Just to add, I removed Elsawin and re-installed it again with just the Audi database (2016). I had to start from scratch and...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By homer simpson
I think Audi originally quoted 'up to 200k...

I think Audi originally quoted 'up to 200k miles'. My car has just hit 100k and today is back from a service at my local dealership. Discs were fine, although I know they didn't weigh them, even...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By homer simpson
I have seen a few sets over the years, most as IT...

I have seen a few sets over the years, most as IT said are past their sell by date and some have chips etc but the sellers think they are still worth silly money. If the calipers are Brembo 6 pots...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 9th March 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
I think I've sussed out why my Elsa stopped...

I think I've sussed out why my Elsa stopped working, will have it re-installed tonight and report back.

ETKA 8.2 works fine. I'm sure MJ said she has a version, if not I can find the install for...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 9th March 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,892
Posted By homer simpson
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 8th March 2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
I have not used Elsa in a couple of months and...

I have not used Elsa in a couple of months and prompted by this thread I thought I'd check it's working fine. However, it seems an update may have broke it - the SQL server is not connecting. I know...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 7th March 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
Elsawin 6.0, only had Audi installed.

Elsawin 6.0, only had Audi installed.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 7th March 2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,585
Posted By homer simpson
I run VCDS, Elsawin and ETKA all on Win 10 pro...

I run VCDS, Elsawin and ETKA all on Win 10 pro with no issues
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th March 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,815
Posted By homer simpson
This seller reckons his are genuine. Even though...

This seller reckons his are genuine. Even though he states no returns, if it doesn't work eBay will refund you
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th March 2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,815
Posted By homer simpson
No worries Echo, it was worth a try for the sake...

No worries Echo, it was worth a try for the sake of a DVD.
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,698
Posted By homer simpson
I recently lost a close Aunt. We couldn't attend...

I recently lost a close Aunt. We couldn't attend the funeral as 30 people were easily made up by her children, grand children and other closer friends who she would have wanted there. I did however...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,212
Posted By homer simpson
Congratulations! Can't wait to see some pics when...

Congratulations! Can't wait to see some pics when you get it +++
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 2nd March 2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,892
Posted By homer simpson
Did your local Kwikfit agree to fit customer...

Did your local Kwikfit agree to fit customer supplied tyres? I know a lot of places won't do it anymore or charge silly money for it
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,698
Posted By homer simpson
Very sad news. My condolences to his family :(

Very sad news. My condolences to his family :(
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,815
Posted By homer simpson
By Nav update, do you mean the maps? 2018 was the...

By Nav update, do you mean the maps? 2018 was the last official release so that one you linked will be 2018. There is a thread on here which had the maps on which you can download and burn a copy...
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,049
Posted By homer simpson
Which tool do you use to crimp these terminal...

Which tool do you use to crimp these terminal ends properly? I've seen different ones and some seem really crap lol. Or do you have such a good knack now that you do them with some long nose pliers?...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th February 2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,815
Posted By homer simpson
Yes you can skip CD2 as it's for the...

Yes you can skip CD2 as it's for the phone/bluetooth. I'm not sure what used to cause the component protection, but I think it was CD2 which would cure itself once you run the disc again
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,492
Posted By homer simpson
OK so the usual suspects have been done (D2 and...

OK so the usual suspects have been done (D2 and D3)...what about a D5? Or are you waiting for the S8 to come down in price a bit?
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,492
Posted By homer simpson
How about an S/RS5? or do they not float your...

How about an S/RS5? or do they not float your boat?

If it's seats you need then only really leaves the Q7 as an option as I'm sure the Q8 only has 5 seats?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By homer simpson
I had a feeling it may not have been fully...

I had a feeling it may not have been fully charged and seeing as it was very cold when it arrived, I charged it up fully and left it on charge until I fitted it +++

It was still freezing cold, but...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,783
Posted By homer simpson
Well finally ordered a Varta L1 (020) battery for...

Well finally ordered a Varta L1 (020) battery for 106 from Tayna (eBay) as it was on offer. Fitted it 3 days ago in the freezing cold as the car was not starting on a daily basis. Easy to change and...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th February 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 30,719
Posted By homer simpson
Brilliant! Thanks for the detailed explanation. I...

Brilliant! Thanks for the detailed explanation. I noticed the ET500 and others but not the one you used. Like you said, sometimes you can't sandblast or prepare some surfaces, this seems to fit the...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th February 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 30,719
Posted By homer simpson
@MJ, Where's the best place to get Permabond?...

@MJ, Where's the best place to get Permabond? eBay and Amazon seem to have lots of variants. Seems like a good product to have in the tool box.

How does it compare to JB Weld?
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th February 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By homer simpson
I'll wait for someone with more knowledge and a...

I'll wait for someone with more knowledge and a better answer than mine, but I would imagine the flexis are there for a reason. I had one of mine blow and VRS did replace it, so they are available.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th February 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By homer simpson
Keep us posted +++

Keep us posted +++
Forum: Daily banter 10th February 2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By homer simpson
Result! Congrats

Result! Congrats
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