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Forum: Owners Meets 12th October 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
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Posted By Architex_mA8tey
No Problems, heres a map of where the clubstand...

No Problems, heres a map of where the clubstand normally is and also the blue block is where Mark is car washing for anyone who wants it +++
Forum: Owners Meets 12th October 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes of course and - good point - I'd like to try...

Yes of course and - good point - I'd like to try and park all of the 8's across the front of the area they usually give us but in order from oldest to newest so we get a timeline, and that will...
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I might have done lol :D

I might have done lol :D
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Updated List! 1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big...

Updated List!

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce with BBB@BA (D2 S8 with...
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Will she want a full brekkie Dean?

Will she want a full brekkie Dean?
Forum: Owners Meets 10th October 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 53
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Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I would assume so, but they have put us elsewhere...

I would assume so, but they have put us elsewhere for 2 years out of the last 8 so never say never! Ill talk to James and Sally at ADI and see if they can find out but the stand passes have got...
Forum: Owners Meets 10th October 2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Im asking folks to arrive for 07:30am Andrew,...

Im asking folks to arrive for 07:30am Andrew, because we've found out from previous years that by the time we actually eat its 07:45 and we should try to get away by 08:15am so that we are at Castle...
Forum: Owners Meets 9th October 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th October 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th October 2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
+++ I'e whatapped you Andrew +++

+++ I'e whatapped you Andrew +++
Forum: Owners Meets 6th October 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Awesome if you can Tjalling! If you need an...

Awesome if you can Tjalling!
If you need an overnight on the Friday night then you could do the same as Mike and stay at the pub where we are having breakfast the following morning.
Text me if you...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 4th October 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Found this - "LPG reaches the engine in a pure...

Found this -
"LPG reaches the engine in a pure gas form, resulting in improved combustion and eliminating the problem of engine oil dilution by unburned petrol. The oil stays cleaner for longer....
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd October 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Strangely my D3 which is LPG converted and puts...

Strangely my D3 which is LPG converted and puts out about 10% of normal emissions and flies through the MOT emissions test every year seems to be exempt from the ULEZ which requires Euro 4 engine,...
Forum: Owners Meets 26th September 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Hey Brian - wasn't that the same meet where you...

Hey Brian - wasn't that the same meet where you nearly choked to death eating your lunch? 😱😵
Forum: Owners Meets 26th September 2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Come.on that man - wake up! The answer is but...

Come.on that man - wake up! The answer is but only 2 posts above your question!
Are you coming for a.Big Boys Brekkie and would you like any booking with Mark P for a splash and dry? 👍
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Ah yes here you are breaking into another car! ...

Ah yes here you are breaking into another car! :tuttut:
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Im sure your D3 was there with its "drug dealer"...

Im sure your D3 was there with its "drug dealer" dark wheels again, this meet was after the xmas meet where we were caught "doing a deal" :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Wasnt that in the field at the Speech House Hotel...

Wasnt that in the field at the Speech House Hotel on the same meet?
I expect your buckets ruined Connor's shots lol :D
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes thats correct Mike and Myself stayed at the...

Yes thats correct Mike and Myself stayed at the Ferry hotel when we were reccying the Forest of Dean Annual Meet a few years back and also Tintern Abbey and Littledean Jail. The guy at Littledean...
Forum: Owners Meets 24th September 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I found these 3 but I wish I hadnt found the...

I found these 3 but I wish I hadnt found the third one (Littledean Jail. . . Gulp!)
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 21st September 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'd give Craig Nettleton a call at Auto Solutions...

I'd give Craig Nettleton a call at Auto Solutions - he's an auto locksmith who comes to some of our annual meets and sorts out keys for some of us -
try him on 07900-600548
or his website is...
Forum: Owners Meets 19th September 2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Club Stand Passes are sent to me about a week...

Club Stand Passes are sent to me about a week before and are free, so I can either hand those to you at the Big Boys Brekkie if youre meeting there or meet you at the gate if youre joining us later....
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th September 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'm sure you can enable a pair of timers in the...

I'm sure you can enable a pair of timers in the HVAC section of the instruments using VCDS, just a matter of turning them on using the coding, at leeast if you've got no remote then that may be...
Forum: Owners Meets 17th September 2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an issue!)...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th September 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Thanks Andy will do +++

Thanks Andy will do +++
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th September 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I've got a feeling you go into this screen as if...

I've got a feeling you go into this screen as if setting up clock etc and select "setup MMI" tab then the data is shown somewhere in there (but don't quote me on it I dont have a D4 here at the...
Forum: Daily banter 4th September 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I do find its actually cheaper to buy the wiper...

I do find its actually cheaper to buy the wiper blades for all of our 8's from Audi as genuine blades and get them fitted for free etc, its one of those strange things where buying them and doing it...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th September 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
How about postage plus 10 to a charity of your...

How about postage plus 10 to a charity of your choice? +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd September 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Any idea how much you're looking for Andy? Always...

Any idea how much you're looking for Andy? Always interested in D3 bits if the price is right! +++
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Surely it should be TwoThirds 2800 = 66% or...

Surely it should be TwoThirds
2800 = 66% or 2/3 of 4200 :D
Forum: Owners Meets 3rd September 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Its already in the events diary Andrew, and Mark...

Its already in the events diary Andrew, and Mark Ponting will be there from Early doors to clean cars, (altough hes now re-branded to marque2pro,co.uk)

List of interested attendees so far :

1....
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Great! be good to see you. . . can I interest you...

Great! be good to see you. . . can I interest you in a Big Boys Brekkie at the Pub on the way there? we normally meet at 07:30am at the Bolingbroke Arms on the road to Purton (Nr Swindon) from...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Reffro! Youre alive!! +++ Are you coming to...

Reffro! Youre alive!! +++
Are you coming to ADI at Castle Combe this year?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st September 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Changed +++

Changed +++
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd August 2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Awesome! I want all of mine done. . . lol :love:

Awesome! I want all of mine done. . . lol :love:
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I have to say, I thought the same until I drove...

I have to say, I thought the same until I drove the D5 for a few days to the Annual Meet weekend, but you quickly get used to it and also get a "click" aptic feedback to your fingers when you press...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st August 2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I think that Barzya8 David has one which was...

I think that Barzya8 David has one which was factory fitted to his S8 Final Edition or at least fitted when it was new along with having the lower black parts colour toned in to match the rest of the...
Forum: Owners Meets 21st August 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
That's Stefan's car with the bespoke widening to...

That's Stefan's car with the bespoke widening to the arches etc very nicely done!
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 21st August 2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
My D2 has been known to be on the odd set or two...

My D2 has been known to be on the odd set or two lol +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 20th August 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Seems like a nice quiet cat with no rattles and...

Seems like a nice quiet cat with no rattles and very low emissions :D
Forum: Owners Meets 17th August 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Our German Friends make some awesome videos from...

Our German Friends make some awesome videos from the meet - here are a few from previous meets including one by our very own DelBoy. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClxVudAp3uY...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th August 2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I agree - same here actually, the Bose in my A7...

I agree - same here actually, the Bose in my A7 was pretty good and I've got D3's I'm running with (heaven forbid) the standard 12 or 14 speaker system whatever it was and the sound is fine for those...
Forum: D2 - Lights 17th August 2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Wow you took long enough to fit them!! :D

Wow you took long enough to fit them!! :D
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th August 2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
In that case I would wonder if there is something...

In that case I would wonder if there is something wrong with the B&O on that particular car, should be able to tell the difference between them and the B&O should definately have a bit more clarity...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th August 2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Thanks Andrew thats useful - I'll borrow those if...

Thanks Andrew thats useful - I'll borrow those if I could the next time we catch up! +++
Forum: Owners Meets 17th August 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,290
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Great Video from the Germany meet here from...

Great Video from the Germany meet here from Robert at A8-Freunde -
https://youtu.be/xp3OOfkyNnA
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th August 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Air Dominance also offer front air suspension...

Air Dominance also offer front air suspension units -
https://airdominance.co.uk/shop/audi/audi-a8-d3-4e-front-left-air-suspension-shock/
but I dont see rear units on their site
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th August 2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'm talking to a friend about 3D printing some of...

I'm talking to a friend about 3D printing some of these, but I guess I would need to "borrow" a clean pair of each type (PF, FL 2 Piece, later FL 1 Piece) so that we can scan them in, hopefully then...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th August 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
2 cars the same or different models because both...

2 cars the same or different models because both the bose and B&O can be different specs for each level of so comparing a bose A8 to a B&O A4 for example isnt going to be an objective comparison. . ....
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 8th August 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
It was a Quattro Sport so already at the same...

It was a Quattro Sport so already at the same height as an S8 spring wise.
The rears have stayed as QS rear springs and shocks as I couldnt get the coilover kit on the rears and still accomodate the...
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