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Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B5 9th December 2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By 1781cc
Heres a couple of pics of my cab, in the summer...

Heres a couple of pics of my cab, in the summer when I was asked by Audi if they could use my car in their social media, in the end it was featured on their instagram, twitter and facebook - high...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B5 9th December 2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By 1781cc
Thats Kingfisher Blue - my favourite Audi colour...

Thats Kingfisher Blue - my favourite Audi colour ever.

I've had two Kingfisher Blue cabriolets in my time, love them
Forum: Daily banter 16th November 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By 1781cc
Meh ...

Meh

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/audi/a8
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By 1781cc
Itís not all bad...

Just wanted to say something positive about my S8 in light of the fact that recently there have been a lot of posts about problems and issues - which is fair enough, they happen, but on the flip, my...
Forum: Daily banter 13th November 2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By 1781cc
Read about this on piston heads the other day,...

Read about this on piston heads the other day, amazing design and a good linkup for the design study.

Be interesting if any of it makes its way onto an actual product though
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By 1781cc
Top banana, thatís a great help, Iíve sent it on!...

Top banana, thatís a great help, Iíve sent it on!

Thanks
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By 1781cc
Spec decode help

Hi, I was wondering if someone could tel me what spec a car has based on a reg number? I have a friend looking at the car soon but itís a long way away so he wants to work out the spec from the...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 7th November 2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By 1781cc
Kudos for doing something different, looking...

Kudos for doing something different, looking forward to more updates!
Forum: Daily banter 7th November 2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,276
Posted By 1781cc
Yup, lives in the same building as Nico Rosberg...

Yup, lives in the same building as Nico Rosberg believe it or not.

If you are an international sportsman you have income from various avenue streams and have to balance tax accordingly, he will...
Forum: Daily banter 6th November 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By 1781cc
Sounds about right, itís what I pay with the S8

Sounds about right, itís what I pay with the S8
Forum: Daily banter 1st November 2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By 1781cc
Surely that all fits on one hard-drive in a...

Surely that all fits on one hard-drive in a hidden place? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,422
Posted By 1781cc
42, had the car two years in January

42, had the car two years in January
Forum: Daily banter 29th October 2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By 1781cc
If you canít make Towcester there is a tyresmoke...

If you canít make Towcester there is a tyresmoke meet every first Wednesday of the month in Miltonkeynes, itís no-monthly over winter so Iíll check when the next one is and post it up. I didnt know...
Forum: Daily banter 25th October 2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By 1781cc
If a driver leaves the track and gains a position...

If a driver leaves the track and gains a position they usually have to give the place back within three laps, Verstappen didn't do it and didn't have time to do it, so they enforced the rule post...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd October 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By 1781cc
Agree, tough though it is nowadays, Iím a...

Agree, tough though it is nowadays, Iím a Raikkonen fan... LH has just been supreme though...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd October 2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By 1781cc
Letís get ready to rumble... Hamilton just...

Letís get ready to rumble...

Hamilton just breezes past vettel, title is his, maybe not today but itís done
Forum: Daily banter 18th October 2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By 1781cc
over the last two years, I have had one in Monaco...

over the last two years, I have had one in Monaco and one in Pisa, both pursued with letters, the Monaco one falls under French jurisdiction apparently and they can either seize your car till you pay...
Forum: Daily banter 14th October 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By 1781cc
Only one of you know how to park?

Only one of you know how to park?
Forum: Daily banter 9th October 2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By 1781cc
You can adjust the air to make it ride harsher or...

You can adjust the air to make it ride harsher or smoother, air systems have come a long way and are good nowadays.

That said, its very "scene" and I wouldn't ever have it done on a car I own
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By 1781cc
Hmmm... interesting - where are you based?

Hmmm... interesting - where are you based?
Forum: Daily banter 30th September 2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By 1781cc
All depends on how conservative you are and your...

All depends on how conservative you are and your approach to risk, I agree it can take more but a 50bhp shot after flaps, decoke and remap would put you in 530bhp territory super safely
Forum: Daily banter 30th September 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By 1781cc
I'm at 480 with a remap, decoke, flaps delete and...

I'm at 480 with a remap, decoke, flaps delete and a miltek non res. I think that's a pretty good gain, i think flowed heads and piggy back cat gut should do it but won't be cheap.

Failing that a...
Forum: Daily banter 26th September 2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By 1781cc
The Damon's for oil will always be there, maybe...

The Damon's for oil will always be there, maybe not as much due to alternative transport but it's still required for lubrication, farming chemicals, drug manufacture, jet fuel, generators, the list...
Forum: Daily banter 18th September 2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By 1781cc
How do they feel when braking?

How do they feel when braking?
Forum: Daily banter 15th September 2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By 1781cc
I can't comment on the specifics of ceramic pads,...

I can't comment on the specifics of ceramic pads, but I would say yes based on my experience of racing pads with a high CF rating, DS3000s, Carbotech, etc... the pads munch on discs and the pads...
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By 1781cc
I'm astounded at the workload... on a 2.8 as...

I'm astounded at the workload... on a 2.8 as well, most would vault at the idea if it's not an S8 so kudos all round.

Gonna be interesting to follow this
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By 1781cc
Yeah, there can be a few dodgy sections but I...

Yeah, there can be a few dodgy sections but I loved going through the peaks in my cabriolet with the roof down, it was lovely, the undulations in the road really help elevate your field of view. I...
Forum: Daily banter 11th September 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,217
Posted By 1781cc
Just ordered 4 new Vredesden Ultrac Vorti in...

Just ordered 4 new Vredesden Ultrac Vorti in 275/35/20 for the S8 - I used to run Sessantas on both my S4s and once you got past the first 500 miles they were lovely to drive on, good rim protector...
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By 1781cc
My mum lives in new mills and from there to...

My mum lives in new mills and from there to chesterfield is stunning scenery, Buxton is also pretty itself but if your going to Nottingham I'd go Stockport > new mills > chesterfield > m1 down
...
Forum: Daily banter 9th September 2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By 1781cc
Cosworth are alive and well up the road from me,...

Cosworth are alive and well up the road from me, they've been tuning gt86s, Ford Mustang engines and making stuff for other people, there's talk of them going back to F1 in 2021 as well.

The TVR,...
Forum: Daily banter 8th September 2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By 1781cc
Agree... don't like the new grille don't...

Agree...

don't like the new grille
don't like all the touchscreen sh*te
don't like the interior styling - its a bit contrived
don't like the overall proportions of the car
don't like the size...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th September 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By 1781cc
This could work out nicely with a visit to my Mum...

This could work out nicely with a visit to my Mum in New Mills after.

Be good to make my way along to one
Forum: Daily banter 31st August 2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By 1781cc
Learn something new every day!

Learn something new every day!
Forum: Daily banter 31st August 2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By 1781cc
Pilot sport cup 2's? how odd, I would have...

Pilot sport cup 2's? how odd, I would have expected Trofeo R's of something
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By 1781cc
Blue, the red one is too "Scene" and "Surfer...

Blue, the red one is too "Scene" and "Surfer dude" for me

Not a fan of ****roens mind... :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 27th August 2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By 1781cc
yeah, I had Aplins on my old 80 (with 1.8T...

yeah, I had Aplins on my old 80 (with 1.8T conversion) and they were mega in standing water and snow, but I also ran the Vredesden Quatrac 4 on my cab in both hot and over the snow covered mountains...
Forum: Daily banter 27th August 2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By 1781cc
Err... winter tyres

Ok, so I've been looking at winter tyres because my summer are nearly dead and I think I can nurse them into October, if that happens, I'm thinking about moving these wheels onto winter work and when...
Forum: Motormouth 24th August 2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By 1781cc
ahhh, the IMSA :love: Nice work with the...

ahhh, the IMSA :love:

Nice work with the camera, good exposure, good perspective, I like
Forum: Daily banter 24th August 2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By 1781cc
Yup, I am waiting for the new fangled RS-Line to...

Yup, I am waiting for the new fangled RS-Line to appear
Forum: Daily banter 24th August 2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By 1781cc
So there wont be any 65 designated cars with...

So there wont be any 65 designated cars with power between 455 and 536? :rolleyes:
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By 1781cc
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Daily banter 12th August 2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By 1781cc
I presume you are referring back to MPH for the...

I presume you are referring back to MPH for the 50!? otherwise thats not much to brag about if its KPH... :ROFL:
Forum: TT 8N 10th August 2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,264
Posted By 1781cc
Found it! Car looks nice and clean mate,...

Found it!

Car looks nice and clean mate, really well looked after (ding aside) but repaired to high quality.

Any plans for it?
Forum: Other marques 7th August 2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By 1781cc
Yup, you are right, it was a carb car, don't know...

Yup, you are right, it was a carb car, don't know why I put the i

It's was a great in all but engine, all black, loved it
Forum: Other marques 7th August 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By 1781cc
Room for another? I wish I hadn't rolled my MK1...

Room for another? I wish I hadn't rolled my MK1 Astra SRI, loved that car.

Funny how some stick in your mind, you have a chance to buy another, I wont get a chance to find a MK1 ever again
Forum: Daily banter 6th August 2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By 1781cc
I'd be lying if I said thats the first time I saw...

I'd be lying if I said thats the first time I saw on of those on a trailer.... :ROFL:
Forum: Driving bliss 6th August 2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By 1781cc
As above, Colmar is very pretty. I'd also...

As above, Colmar is very pretty. I'd also recommend a detour into Mulhouse to see the sclumpf collection at the car museum it is really impressive with some amazing cars, we spent 4 hours walking...
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By 1781cc
Good to know! I thought it was Ferries only for...

Good to know! I thought it was Ferries only for the 8 +++
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By 1781cc
Does the 8 fit on the tunnel then? I thought...

Does the 8 fit on the tunnel then? I thought people said it didn't?
Forum: Driving bliss 24th July 2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By 1781cc
Sounds like you did the same as some of my trips,...

Sounds like you did the same as some of my trips, mine were part of the Crumball rally, then doing my own variants after with the wife and friends.

I found Switzerland beautiful, but we diverted...
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