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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th October 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By HPsauce
I thought the D2 was a very simple circuit back...

I thought the D2 was a very simple circuit back to the instruments.
Could be a fault there ..
Forum: Daily banter 14th October 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By HPsauce
Indeed not, that's the end of your 79th year....

Indeed not, that's the end of your 79th year. :tuttut:

If you're confused consider your first birthday which was the end of your first year and start of your second!

Says he, just over half way...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 13th October 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By HPsauce
It's been said above, but my very first thought...

It's been said above, but my very first thought was adjust the brake pedal switch. :cool:

You can monitor it with VCDS and see just how "hair trigger" the 2 separate sensors are.

I adjusted...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th October 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
Weather looks a bit messy, definitely breezy and...

Weather looks a bit messy, definitely breezy and probably some light rain, but it might actually blow over.
Whatever it will be quite warm, like today, 18C first thing, rising to 20C in the...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th October 2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By HPsauce
+++ e.g. 'break where'

+++

e.g. 'break where'
Forum: Spotless 11th October 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By HPsauce
Very smart Mike. What tyres do you have? I...

Very smart Mike.
What tyres do you have? I don't recognise the tread, they look very asymmetric and (maybe my brain is failing) inside out?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th October 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
Hope to see you at ADI, I'm aiming to be there...

Hope to see you at ADI, I'm aiming to be there too!
Forum: Owners Meets 10th October 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
Will do. +++ Will we be parked in the...

Will do. +++

Will we be parked in the "traditional" area on the grass triangle on the right, backing onto the garage outside?
Forum: Owners Meets 9th October 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
Neil, this is what you said last year, and IIRC...

Neil, this is what you said last year, and IIRC we went in about 8am to eat....

Can you say what timings you/they are working to this year so those driving a distance (might include me again) can...
Forum: Owners Meets 9th October 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
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 with BBB@BA (D2 S8 with fixed NSR window)...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 9th October 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
A bit of searching and I found a couple of...

A bit of searching and I found a couple of diagrams, summarised thus:
1. From AUX-in lead documentation; 21=AUX-NF-GND, 22=AUX-NF-In-Left, 6=AUX-NF-In-Right.
2. From RNS-E label?; AUX-NF as above,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 9th October 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Indeed. +++ I think the short-term solution...

Indeed. +++
I think the short-term solution will be a simple mini-jack input using the video connector and disabling the TV.
Unless someone knows the pinouts on the TV lead and the aux-in is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th October 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Ian, if you couldn't make it work I haven't a...

Ian, if you couldn't make it work I haven't a hope.... :ROFL:

Are those iPod/USB docking bays any use with modern phones or do they just emulate the CD changer with an iPod or USB drive as...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th October 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
The coding (documented by Ross-Tech) shows the...

The coding (documented by Ross-Tech) shows the iPod/USB interface as the same coding as the CD changer, so I guess it's "plug and play" if you ever found and installed one.
The full AMI "flag" is in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th October 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
You can, though when I looked at the Kufatec...

You can, though when I looked at the Kufatec product that specifically says NOT to be combined with TV tuner so I guess it hijacks that connector directly.

So, my guess is that the AUX-IN options...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th October 2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Did you get anywhere on that, Adrian? And...

Did you get anywhere on that, Adrian?

And another question for you, did you (or is it even possible to) enable the AUX-IN functions on the Hybrid tuner? It doesn't appear in the RNS-E menus but...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 8th October 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Ian I think you maybe missed something, this is...

Ian I think you maybe missed something, this is only/all about my son's S4 B7, hence not being in the D2 section...… ;)

And yes, I did make a mistake earlier, but corrected it, re the different...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 7th October 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Or maybe not, I think I'm mistaken there. The...

Or maybe not, I think I'm mistaken there.
The D2 uses the "old" 4D0 919 146, the A4/S4 the revised "D" version with different connectors.

The hybrid version appears to be 4E0 919 148, possibly...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 7th October 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Thanks Marty, I've never heard of Grom before,...

Thanks Marty, I've never heard of Grom before, but it seems to be very similar to XCarLink that I do know well, and have in my S8. Similar price too.

And yes, my son gave up on selling his S4 and...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 7th October 2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Thanks for that info Paul, I wasn't aware of the...

Thanks for that info Paul, I wasn't aware of the Kufatec module, though it seems to be only mono streaming which is a shame.
I'll give it some thought, but given that the Bluetooth handsfree is...
Forum: Owners Meets 7th October 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
Neil, can you text/WhatsApp me their contact...

Neil, can you text/WhatsApp me their contact details, I'm thinking of staying Friday night too.
What's the sensible B&B price?
Thanks.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 7th October 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Thanks Adrian, It's a Mk1 so the AMI interface...

Thanks Adrian,
It's a Mk1 so the AMI interface isn't an option.

I know there are supposed to be music interface (wired or Bluetooth) add-ins that replace the TV tuner or CD changer, so maybe one...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 7th October 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
OK, I'm going to have to do a total...

OK, I'm going to have to do a total rewind/rethink on this!
Having inspected and scanned my son's 2006 B7 S4 today I find (unknown to him!) it has been specced with almost every available option,...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th October 2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By HPsauce
The commonest whining noise is the auxiliary...

The commonest whining noise is the auxiliary coolant pump, but that stays on even if the HVAC is off so it's not that (for a change!).
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 3rd October 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 536
Posted By HPsauce
Wanted: RNS-E Aux-in cable (urgently)

Does anyone happen to have going spare the cable that provides Aux-in capability via a mini-jack to an RNS-E?

I think this connects to the TV input socket on the back. It's an early model RNS-E if...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 2nd October 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,195
Posted By HPsauce
There was a server issue and a handful of posts...

There was a server issue and a handful of posts were lost last night; IT did explain it in another thread, one topic particularly was more significantly affected. :cool:

See:...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd October 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By HPsauce
I've just used the online checkers for the...

I've just used the online checkers for the T-charge and ULEZ and my FL D2 S8 passes both, yet I thought that "officially" it didn't actually get certified as Euro 4 compliant. :Confused:
...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th September 2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By HPsauce
15210 = 0b11101101101010 So 16 appears to be...

15210 = 0b11101101101010

So 16 appears to be off already…. (read from right to left)

1 Rear boot unlock & opened (only some models e.g A4)
2 Flash indicators on activation of alarm
4...
Forum: Other Audis 26th September 2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By HPsauce
So having finally acquired the part I want via...

So having finally acquired the part I want via online-teile in Germany, one has popped up on eBay in the UK. New for just over 100 delivered! :-(
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th September 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
Well, on further investigation it appears that it...

Well, on further investigation it appears that it IS possible to remove the shiny black triangle, and I've done it!
Just 3 little starlock-type washers have to be sprung off and the shiny top...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th September 2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
I didn't know that, but it is a BIG label - 6" by...

I didn't know that, but it is a BIG label - 6" by 3".

Looking at the pulleys they have a metal rod through them as the axle and then through a small hole in the backing plate. It has literally...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th September 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
Probably easier to do on a lathe, turn from a...

Probably easier to do on a lathe, turn from a solid lump.

I'm going to look at my old one sometime and see what's involved in repairing it.
I doubt the exact size of the pulley is critical as...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th September 2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
And it isn't, it's moulded into the rather...

And it isn't, it's moulded into the rather complex rubber seal, so I'll live with what I have for now.

Job finished but took a fair bit longer to fit the door card than expected.
When I came to...
Forum: Owners Meets 26th September 2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
And the answer to that is also a few posts up,...

And the answer to that is also a few posts up, but yes please and yes please!
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,860
Posted By HPsauce
As avid readers of boring threads will know, my...

As avid readers of boring threads will know, my NSR window is now fixed.... apart from the door card which needs refitting.
But the car is secure and the windows work fine, so I'll be there. +++
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 25th September 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
I doubt it, they need to be pretty strong,...

I doubt it, they need to be pretty strong, especially the upper one!

And it's all riveted so replacing them isn't trivial.

I don't really understand why it's not metal, unless it's for noise...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 25th September 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
Good progress today, no useful photos though, but...

Good progress today, no useful photos though, but a few quick notes:

Disconnected the motor easily - three Torx bolts (T10?) and a wiggle and it's off. You can then move the window up and down...
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By HPsauce
Definitely NOT the Speech House back field;...

Definitely NOT the Speech House back field; background trees are wrong and there was no tarmac road in the field.
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 781
Posted By HPsauce
Where is that? It's not the Speech House so maybe...

Where is that? It's not the Speech House so maybe an early Audis In The Park at Billing Aquadrome?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 21st September 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By HPsauce
When I replaced (one of) mine a while back it was...

When I replaced (one of) mine a while back it was on an exchange basis, with a significant charge if you didn't send the old one back.

Just as well, as I wouldn't have been able to sell it, there...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 20th September 2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By HPsauce
I'm sure there's an option in the lock coding...

I'm sure there's an option in the lock coding that reverses those functions, but you'll need VCDS to check.

Edit, it's 16:
1 Rear boot unlock & opened (only some models e.g A4)
2 Flash...
Forum: Other Audis 18th September 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By HPsauce
Om another forum there's a suggestion that AT...

Om another forum there's a suggestion that AT will only deliver if the account is based in Germany or Austria. :tuttut:
Whether that will allow direct deliveries to UK etc. I've no idea.

If you...
Forum: Other Audis 15th September 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By HPsauce
Well it has reappeared and looks much the same,...

Well it has reappeared and looks much the same, maybe a few tiny cosmetic changes?
But if you try to buy (choosing Credit Card and entering full details) you still get the same message about PayPal...
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By HPsauce
It is also always worth phoning them and buying...

It is also always worth phoning them and buying direct, mentioning your membership of the forum. ;)
I've always been given a very good deal doing that, often with smaller items added to the shipment...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th September 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By HPsauce
I don't know if the D3 is the same, but the...

I don't know if the D3 is the same, but the temperature gauge on a D2 is at best an "indication". :rolleyes:
Forum: Other Audis 12th September 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By HPsauce
My order arrived today and is correct. +++ ...

My order arrived today and is correct. +++
Meanwhile the Audi Tradition shop seems to have vanished.... :Confused:
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By HPsauce
It's been very quiet the last few days Ray, maybe...

It's been very quiet the last few days Ray, maybe people are back at work after the summer...….
(It's also been Goodwood Revival, but those cars wouldn't be on show...)
Forum: Other Audis 10th September 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By HPsauce
Just a little update. Online-teile ordered from...

Just a little update. Online-teile ordered from Audi Tradition last Monday.
They received the part on Friday (in line with their management of my expectations) and have forwarded it on, supplying a...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th September 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,145
Posted By HPsauce
Anything specific you'd recommend for that?

Anything specific you'd recommend for that?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 7th September 2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By HPsauce
Replacing shiny triangle behind rear window.

We all know the one, the shiny painted triangle that's part of the rear door and prone to "bubbling".

I have been told this can be replaced, so having just received a replacement upper door frame...
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