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Forum: Daily banter 9th November 2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By mattylondon
LOL, you seriously think the UK tax system is...

LOL, you seriously think the UK tax system is greedy? The UK enjoys among the lowest personal tax rates of advanced countries, and high earners on £100k+ see less of their income taken in tax than...
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,276
Posted By mattylondon
Governmental debt is quite different to a...

Governmental debt is quite different to a personal loan / mortgage / house hold budget as we know. Governments don’t really pay back the debt. They just roll it over. Economic growth should reduce...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 8th November 2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By mattylondon
Very nice, excellent project. Look forward to...

Very nice, excellent project. Look forward to updates +++
Forum: Daily banter 7th November 2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,276
Posted By mattylondon
The rub won't be solved until every country...

The rub won't be solved until every country agrees to the same rules. So in reality it's never going to stop and there will be undercutting until it's a race to the bottom. It's unsustainable and a...
Forum: Daily banter 7th November 2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,276
Posted By mattylondon
Top comment and well said. My thoughts exactly. ...

Top comment and well said. My thoughts exactly.

Just to add, I think the famous people outed in this latest leak (Hamilton, Bono et al.) have been thrown to the wolves by the press, just like...
Forum: Daily banter 19th October 2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By mattylondon
Do they still require a photo of the driver in...

Do they still require a photo of the driver in Germany, and can they catch RHD cars now? Their fixed cameras used to focus on the driver for LHD cars, which is the passenger for us. Therefore the...
Forum: Daily banter 18th October 2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By mattylondon
I've been stopped twice, both times by hand held...

I've been stopped twice, both times by hand held Gatso's. One time I was driving alone middle of nowhere between Rzeszow and Przemyśl in Poland on a back road just about to enter a small village. I...
Forum: Driving bliss 3rd October 2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By mattylondon
Great photo +++

Great photo +++
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,951
Posted By mattylondon
It's the 6 litre twin turbo FSI W12 from the...

It's the 6 litre twin turbo FSI W12 from the Bentley Bentayga, detuned to 585PS and around 800Nm. LWB only.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd October 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By mattylondon
You need to pitch your own programme to...

You need to pitch your own programme to Discovery! +++

Any media people on here to help MJ?
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By mattylondon
Kudos where it's due. I'm enjoying this thread...

Kudos where it's due. I'm enjoying this thread with the photos and update +++
How easy is it to slip in a V8 ;-)

Here's a 2.8 that had an oil leak, the owner neglected it until the cam shaft...
Forum: Daily banter 11th September 2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,445
Posted By mattylondon
Love it +++

Love it +++
Forum: Owners Meets 7th September 2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,080
Posted By mattylondon
Sounds promising +++ Doesn't clash with any golf...

Sounds promising +++ Doesn't clash with any golf majors or the World Cup :)
Forum: Daily banter 7th September 2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By mattylondon
Does to me. I've done that in the past, but I've...

Does to me. I've done that in the past, but I've never used a chemical flush.

Quantum Longlife III 5W30 is VW 504.00/507.00 - newer spec

Quantum Platinum 5w40 is VW 502.00/505.00

The newer...
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By mattylondon
You'll have to log live data while driving mate.

You'll have to log live data while driving mate.
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By mattylondon
Looking at the typical characteristic for...

Looking at the typical characteristic for viscosity (mm.sq/s) for each Castrol Edge oil weight, it is as so

Temp 5w30 5w40 5w50 10w60
40C 66 75 109 163
100C ...
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By mattylondon
I would say no. But the full answer really...

I would say no. But the full answer really depends on how hard you drive your V10 Marcin. Are you frequently hitting the rev limiter? Using the paddles to keep the engine above 5k rpm? Track time?
...
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 925
Posted By mattylondon
Hi Marcin, C3 is VW502 spec, and LL is the...

Hi Marcin,

C3 is VW502 spec, and LL is the newer VW504. What's the oil spec in the owners manual for the V10?
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 15th August 2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By mattylondon
It's a shame the gearbox went. Of all the D3's...

It's a shame the gearbox went. Of all the D3's with failure you hear more of the 3.0 tdi. Whether that is due to the number of 3.0tdi out there or the lower torque 6HP19A box?
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 15th August 2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By mattylondon
It gets expensive real quick without much...

It gets expensive real quick without much guarantees while the labour costs keep increasing.

Have you tried a transmission flush as a 'cheapish' option to see if it does anything?
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 15th August 2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By mattylondon
Yeah, you need to extract the binary from the...

Yeah, you need to extract the binary from the original TCU and flash that over to the replacement box. PITA.
Forum: Daily banter 8th August 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mattylondon
Great! Thanks for confirming +++

Great! Thanks for confirming +++
Forum: Daily banter 8th August 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mattylondon
I was looking at these tools to make the flare,...

I was looking at these tools to make the flare, each are different spec of either SAE or DIN

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282485747422?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252308824962?

I could get a...
Forum: Daily banter 8th August 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mattylondon
Brake line flare

I can't find a definite answer on the web, so can anyone confirm what I suspect that Audi / VW use the 4.75mm DIN bubble flare for the brake lines?

I need to fab the short line from the hose to...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 4th August 2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,425
Posted By mattylondon
Is that income subject to capital gains tax, same...

Is that income subject to capital gains tax, same as with any other regular investment?
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 1st August 2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By mattylondon
Retracted

Retracted
Forum: Daily banter 24th July 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By mattylondon
Top marks Ray +++

Top marks Ray +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th July 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By mattylondon
I have no idea what these will be used for Ray,...

I have no idea what these will be used for Ray, so I'm guessing it's shoring formwork??
Forum: Daily banter 23rd July 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,247
Posted By mattylondon
You battled the summer holiday getaway traffic...

You battled the summer holiday getaway traffic this weekend? Beautiful country France. Yesterday I was admiring Marseille with the time trial at the TdF. +++
Forum: Daily banter 23rd July 2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By mattylondon
Thanks for that Mike. Appreciated +++ I've also...

Thanks for that Mike. Appreciated +++ I've also checked local firms who can mill metal and shall contact them this week.



I've had this set of Brembo 8 pots for some time now and thinking of...
Forum: Daily banter 21st July 2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By mattylondon
Custom caliper brackets

Anyone know or used an engineering company that can fabricate custom mounts? I've done the measuring and it's fully modelled in 3D. Only need a pair.
...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By mattylondon
I had a similar sound that disappeared when...

I had a similar sound that disappeared when revved. This was on an A4 and it was the water pump. Have you a mechanic's stethoscope?
Forum: Owners Meets 15th June 2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By mattylondon
I can't make this mini meet. But wish you all a...

I can't make this mini meet. But wish you all a good evening +++
Forum: Daily banter 14th June 2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,217
Posted By mattylondon
I was running Bridgestone Potenza in 255/40/19....

I was running Bridgestone Potenza in 255/40/19. Cracks started to appear between treads so I took them off as were unsure of their integrity. 6mm depth left so they had a short life.
Forum: Daily banter 25th May 2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By mattylondon
Read this yesterday. Very sad indeed for the...

Read this yesterday. Very sad indeed for the young mechanic to take his life, and to his family for their guilt of not helping him enough.

As for the staff at Audi Reading, setting someone on fire...
Forum: Daily banter 8th May 2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By mattylondon
YouTube channel of a tuned 4.2Tdi

He's got a bit of a lead foot!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJx9FqQZ-MaOA-LBMPvw8A/videos
Forum: Daily banter 18th April 2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mattylondon
Nice write up Ray! What you need is VAG part...

Nice write up Ray! What you need is VAG part N90729002 or, dare I say, this non OEM M5 x 16 from Toolstation and washer +++
...
Forum: Daily banter 10th April 2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,887
Posted By mattylondon
Their website is hosted offshore by shinjiru.com,...

Their website is hosted offshore by shinjiru.com, who offer identity protection and anonymous payment. Something you'd do if you didn't want to be traced.
Forum: Daily banter 6th April 2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By mattylondon
Looks like more steel creeping into that...

Looks like more steel creeping into that spaceframe...

Wonder if torsen quattro will be ditched in favour of quattro with ultra technology for the A8??
Forum: Daily banter 30th March 2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By mattylondon
Yep, the FY platform SQ5 is petrol. Still no...

Yep, the FY platform SQ5 is petrol.

Still no excuse for fake tips, unless it's a 2.0tfsi dressed up for press photos.
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 10th March 2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,095
Posted By mattylondon
Congratulations Ian. You'll have to do an...

Congratulations Ian. You'll have to do an introduction post as I don't know much about your new RS6 - except that it's very potent! If there's a list for the A2, please add me to that. Thanks. +++
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By mattylondon
That is gorgeous! +++

That is gorgeous! +++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By mattylondon
Nice video! I notice the engine temp doesn't...

Nice video!

I notice the engine temp doesn't move, fixed around the 85c mark. Fuel drops by 25%, so roughly 5.5mpg for that 3.2mile blast +++
Forum: Motormouth 1st March 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By mattylondon
+++

+++
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 28th February 2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By mattylondon
I've edited the first post with updated files and...

I've edited the first post with updated files and links there +++
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 28th February 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By mattylondon
Updated +++

Updated +++
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 28th February 2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 100
Sticky: Vagcom Register
Views: 30,754
Posted By mattylondon
UPDATED Feb 2017 ...

UPDATED Feb 2017

ainarssems-Rushden-Northants- e-bay lead with VAGCOM, VCDS, VWTool + ELM327 Bluetooth with Scanmaster & Torque on Android + Galletto 1260 + VAS5054A with VAS-PC & ODIS + VAG K+CAN...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 27th February 2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By mattylondon
Oh, it's for the D3 and I couldn't test Aux....

Oh, it's for the D3 and I couldn't test Aux. heating or the Z2 heated front windscreen as I don't have them.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 27th February 2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By mattylondon
Missing label files

Ignore the title because this thread is/will be for all label files. Originally it was only the HVAC unit.

Some label files are out of date, incomplete, or simple missing in the VCDS release for...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C5 16th February 2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,703
Posted By mattylondon
Is this useful? http://m.imgur.com/a/S9EVb

Is this useful? http://m.imgur.com/a/S9EVb
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