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Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th September 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,406
Posted By Simonbartlett
Obdeleven is only for vag cars ! I guess you know...

Obdeleven is only for vag cars ! I guess you know that
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th September 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,406
Posted By Simonbartlett
I have used obdeleven on my cars for fault...

I have used obdeleven on my cars for fault finding, service resets and coding. It seems to work well. Obviously not as good as vcds but itís not £300. I think I paid about £40 for it a couple of...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 17th September 2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks for the suggestion however it seems some...

Thanks for the suggestion however it seems some idiot forgot about the tool box in boot lid, it has special storage for the key ! 🤔 I don't know how I survive with my memory !
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 17th September 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Simonbartlett
Wheel nut key

Will it be listed in the service book or sticker in the car a code for the wheel nut key. Mine seems to of gone missing.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th September 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By Simonbartlett
Genuine mileage ?

Do you think this is genuine mileage or a typo ?
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Quick update. I'm very impressed with how smooth...

Quick update. I'm very impressed with how smooth everything is especially the engine and gearbox. I wasn't expecting much with all the bad cctv reviews but its smoother than my Audi a8 ( obviously an...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th September 2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By Simonbartlett
Lots of differing reports but we have had it done...

Lots of differing reports but we have had it done on a 2.0 tdi and a 1.6 tdi and i couldnt tell the difference.
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Not such good news as I've now purchased it ( I ...

Not such good news as I've now purchased it ( I bloody hope your not right ). We have done a few miles today and it drives lovely very pleased with the way it goes and sounds. Nearly as smooth as...
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Simonbartlett
Ooo excited they work. I just wasn't holding the...

Ooo excited they work. I just wasn't holding the washers on long enough.

Thanks for the expertise
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks are these Xeon lights ?

Thanks are these Xeon lights ?
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Simonbartlett
Washers

Are these washers just for show ? I've never seen them work in the two years ive had the car !
Forum: Daily banter 20th August 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks thats encouraging. 😀

Thanks thats encouraging. 😀
Forum: Daily banter 19th August 2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Am i correct in thinking the tt 3.2 was the vr6...

Am i correct in thinking the tt 3.2 was the vr6 engine which is different from the a5 3.2 fsi ?
Forum: Daily banter 18th August 2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks i have been looking but can't find alot of...

Thanks i have been looking but can't find alot of info on the 3.2. Will try again
Forum: Daily banter 18th August 2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
Please help b4 i make a bad choice 😀

Please help b4 i make a bad choice 😀
Forum: Daily banter 16th August 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Simonbartlett
3.2fsi advise needed

I'm looking for an a5 convertible for her indoors and have seen a lovely 2009 s line with the 3.2 petrol engine which I assume is fsi. I dont know alot about the engine but it was lovely and smooth....
Forum: A5/S5/RS5 8T 15th August 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By Simonbartlett
A5 convertible advise

I'm currently looking for an a5 convertible for her indoors. Saw a nice one today but 3.2 petrol, I dont know much about the petrol engines so need some advise. She only does about 8k miles a year...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd August 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Simonbartlett
Will they fit d3 a8 ?

Will they fit d3 a8 ?
Forum: Daily banter 3rd July 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
Posted By Simonbartlett
Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾

Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾
Forum: Daily banter 20th June 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
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: 685
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: 468
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: 713
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: 713
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: 1,534
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: 1,534
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: 1,900
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: 2,081
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: 1,534
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: 1,534
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: 1,534
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: 1,534
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: 7,363
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: 1,394
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: 1,337
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: 708
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: 708
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: 1,394
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: 1,394
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: 295
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: 1,347
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: 856
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: 830
Posted By Simonbartlett
Very nice

Very nice
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th December 2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,747
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: 570
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: 570
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: 450
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: 356
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: 243
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: 356
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...
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