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Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Except magnetic :) Ready for the front panel...

Except magnetic :)

Ready for the front panel to go on in the morning:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=28548&stc=1&d=1653679659

Apologies for the potato-cam picture...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,921
Posted By MikkiJayne
I'll get on your bushes n stuff next week while...

I'll get on your bushes n stuff next week while Andrew's is getting polished +++
Forum: Other marques Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,561
Posted By MikkiJayne
They've taken the Audi model of customer...

They've taken the Audi model of customer disservice then :(
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,921
Posted By MikkiJayne
The left output flange will also need a...

The left output flange will also need a replacement bearing 6007C3 (https://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/p5179/SKF-6007C3-Open-Deep-Groove-Ball-Bearing-35x62x14mm/product_info.html) and a square-section...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,921
Posted By MikkiJayne
Front top mounts are cheap and available from...

Front top mounts are cheap and available from Febi. Rears are NLA as far as I know.

Engine and gearbox mounts are NLA. They settle slightly but rarely fail.

Subframe bolts get reused. They are...
Forum: Daily banter 26th May 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Slowly going back together, a pic dump of a few...

Slowly going back together, a pic dump of a few things.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=28529&stc=1&d=1653594831
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th May 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By MikkiJayne
boooo! :p :ROFL:

boooo! :p

:ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd May 2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By MikkiJayne
Parts In Motion: Febi 44051 front discs...

Parts In Motion:

Febi 44051 front discs 345mm (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/334428912933)

Febi 18398 rear discs 280mm (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/334389789357)

JD Motorsport:

TRW GDB1532...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd May 2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By MikkiJayne
TRW rear pads tend to be branded as 'Cotec'....

TRW rear pads tend to be branded as 'Cotec'. There are loads of options for rear discs as they're the same as the front of an A4 or Passat, but choices are very limited on front discs for the...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Another good day today thanks to Mike coming over...

Another good day today thanks to Mike coming over to help

Got the fan finished off

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=28515&stc=1&d=1653244291

Some trauma had happened...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Yes it's that. I guess thats why its not making a...

Yes it's that. I guess thats why its not making a noise then :D
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Very pleasant working with no bonnet :) That may...

Very pleasant working with no bonnet :) That may become standard procedure.

The rusty lump is the water pump for the heater. Its built in to the side of the heater valve block and is supposed to...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
A good day today :) I put the engine and gearbox...

A good day today :) I put the engine and gearbox back on the subframe, but forgot to get any pics of that, then moved on to cleaning
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 20th May 2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By MikkiJayne
Gorgeous! :love:

Gorgeous! :love:
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th May 2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By MikkiJayne
The big rectangular connector only has about 3...

The big rectangular connector only has about 3 wires in it iirc - can't remember if they go to the tv tuner or phone interface. I think its a kind of auxiliary interface which is probably redundant...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 18th May 2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By MikkiJayne
oooh nice! Yours? We need pictures now :p I...

oooh nice! Yours? We need pictures now :p

I don't know if Spyker used the heater controls tbh. They did use the D3 BFM engine though and a few other contemporary Audi bits.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By MikkiJayne
I just checked and these caps are still available...

I just checked and these caps are still available from TPS so Prestige will be able to order them for you +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By MikkiJayne
They're a difficult shape for 3D printing tbh,...

They're a difficult shape for 3D printing tbh, with very thin sections and unsupported areas. Printed parts with the associated layer lines would probably look worse than the original bolts I think.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By MikkiJayne
Not sure if I have enough for 2. I'll check

Not sure if I have enough for 2. I'll check
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By MikkiJayne
I might have some more. I'll check later.

I might have some more. I'll check later.
Forum: Daily banter 17th May 2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
I prefer daily driving the Allroad to Big Red...

I prefer daily driving the Allroad to Big Red simply because of the gearbox. The auto ruins the 2.8 for me because it is so stupidly programmed. I'm not planning on taking a 5HP round Spa :p

Not...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th May 2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By MikkiJayne
Not in the front of the D2. The control unit...

Not in the front of the D2. The control unit under the dash handles longitudinal impacts and it has side impact sensors at the base of the B pillar
Forum: Daily banter 17th May 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
I went out at lunchtime to fit the two o-rings...

I went out at lunchtime to fit the two o-rings and put the sump back on so the gasket sealant (blue Hylomar) can flash off before this evening when I'll want to flip the gearbox the right way up...
Forum: Daily banter 17th May 2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Quite so. I'm thankful that I noticed it while it...

Quite so. I'm thankful that I noticed it while it was still on the machine and not after I'd put it all back in the car!



I think in this case simply removing and reattaching the connector from...
Forum: Owners Meets 16th May 2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By MikkiJayne
€25 during the week, €30 at weekends according to...

€25 during the week, €30 at weekends according to the web site :)
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Whats the next step on after bad to worse?...

Whats the next step on after bad to worse? Something along these lines:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=28479&stc=1&d=1652727056

because the gearbox has to come off again...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By MikkiJayne
On the standard steering wheel the tip buttons...

On the standard steering wheel the tip buttons are just wired in parallel with the switches in the shifter. On the MFSW they are wired in to the module in the steering wheel which then talks to the...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By MikkiJayne
Good stuff :)

Good stuff :)
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By MikkiJayne
Spyker?

Spyker?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By MikkiJayne
It should live in the footwell relay box as far...

It should live in the footwell relay box as far as I know. The wiring diagrams should be in the Tech Dump and should show the location of it.
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th May 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By MikkiJayne
4A0853107 They are also found in the door...

4A0853107

They are also found in the door cards behind the wooden trim
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By MikkiJayne
Phaeton?

Phaeton?
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Someone has attempted to remove the control arms...

Someone has attempted to remove the control arms without knowing about how the alloy uprights work. The traditional way to remove a taper from a steel housing is to give it a solid whack with a lump...
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2022, 06:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
After a trying day with one pinch bolt yesterday,...

After a trying day with one pinch bolt yesterday, today went from bad to worse :( The bolt would not respond to the usual techniques so I had to drill it out
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th May 2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By MikkiJayne
077 911 023e ...

077 911 023e

https://spareto.co.uk/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=077911023E
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By MikkiJayne
no

no
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th May 2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By MikkiJayne
Damn. I'm really sorry you're having problems...

Damn. I'm really sorry you're having problems with it :(

I'd probably change the starter first tbh. The junction box is new, and all the terminals are nice and clean so its unlikely to be a power...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 15th May 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By MikkiJayne
Some heinous bodging has been going on there...

Some heinous bodging has been going on there :tuttut:



Fairly normal these days. You can buy square nuts which fit in to the slots in the airbox (can't remember if M5 or M6), and if you look at...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 15th May 2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By MikkiJayne
Stick a block of wood on it then. You don't...

Stick a block of wood on it then. You don't really want the weight on the aluminium plate as thats not very strong, so the bolt head itself is best point.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By MikkiJayne
There are two thermal cutouts to the left (metal...

There are two thermal cutouts to the left (metal cans with green paint), which from memory are for the seat controls. 191 is the indicator flasher unit. Can't remember what the two 214s are for.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By MikkiJayne
Which car? Is this for your D2 and in the wrong...

Which car? Is this for your D2 and in the wrong section or are you working on a D3?

D2, no - they just swap over.

D3 very likely has component protection
Forum: Owners Meets 14th May 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By MikkiJayne
Last call for anyone who is thinking about...

Last call for anyone who is thinking about joining us as we're booking hotels :)

Obviously you can join us later if you wish, but you'll need to book your own accomodation +++
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 14th May 2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By MikkiJayne
You can put them under the rear subframe mounting...

You can put them under the rear subframe mounting bolts. That's a good hard-point which will support the full weight. Don't use the subframe itself - that isn't strong enough.
Forum: D2 - Interior 14th May 2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By MikkiJayne
M8x20

M8x20
Forum: Daily banter 14th May 2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
Combicolor: ...

Combicolor:

https://www.rust-oleum.eu/typo3temp/assets/_processed_/8/5/csm_35d00e6a0102c7e5ef5f24b44f8c549b5de297ab_cc_org_packshot_242058fd14.jpg

Working on the uprights today. Start by...
Forum: D2 - Lights 13th May 2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By MikkiJayne
A second set of tail lights plus fog light

A second set of tail lights plus fog light
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 13th May 2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By MikkiJayne
That looks like the left hand output flange - a...

That looks like the left hand output flange - a very common spot for leaks. Can you identify gear oil by smell? Engine oil is not unpleasant, slightly petroly smell. By comparison, gear oil is a vile...
Forum: Daily banter 12th May 2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,500
Posted By MikkiJayne
The aircon pump pulley bearing is worn out and...

The aircon pump pulley bearing is worn out and grumbly but I've had enough of replacing compressors just for this, with all the faff around emptying and refilling the system. So, replace the...
Forum: Owners Meets 11th May 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By MikkiJayne
You forgot to mention it shall henceforth be...

You forgot to mention it shall henceforth be known as Hobbit Town :ROFL:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=28402&stc=1&d=1652256468
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th May 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By MikkiJayne
I forgot to check sorry!

I forgot to check sorry!
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