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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items Yesterday, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Adrian E
Now posted out - thanks MJ +++

Now posted out - thanks MJ +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items Yesterday, 03:04 PM
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Views: 28
Posted By Adrian E
D2 auto dimming rear view mirror

Found an auto dimming mirror, which I bought with the intention of fitting at the same time as a solar sunroof, sitting in a box.

Part number is 4D2857511B EC3 so it's the platinum finish.

It's...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Adrian E
Pair of D2 Brembo front caliper bolts

Hiya

Found a pair of front caliper bolts in the garage - I recall buying 4 when I needed to drill out the head of a particularly unhelpful bolt on the nearside caliper.

I believe these are part...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st June 2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Adrian E
Hi Zip I'll need to check, but from memory...

Hi Zip

I'll need to check, but from memory it's myrtle so let me know if that's what you need.

It's NLA from Audi in the UK or Tradition and when I offered it previously I was looking for £75...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 31st May 2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Adrian E
Sold to Andrew - thank you! I have a couple...

Sold to Andrew - thank you!

I have a couple of other bits to sort out as well, including an auto dimming rear view mirror and a luggage net.

Still have the Avus painted mirror caps and the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th May 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By Adrian E
Audi 20" centre cap - BNIP

Hi folks

Had a clear out in the garage earlier and came across a brand new genuine wheel centre cap.

Stoke Audi are flogging these for £40 a pop on ebay, so make me an offer to relieve me of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th May 2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,262
Posted By Adrian E
Canít be many of those left thatíve been...

Canít be many of those left thatíve been converted to RHD? Seem to recall there were a few offered by dealers when the car was launched, but for most people the car was small enough to not really...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd May 2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By Adrian E
Judging by the track, it's come all the way from...

Judging by the track, it's come all the way from Cyprus
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th May 2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Adrian E
Try Meyle HD to see if they now make an...

Try Meyle HD to see if they now make an equivalent part - annoyingly Audi specced a larger balljoint on cars that left the factory with 20" rims. It makes it amusing if 20s have been retrofitted as...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 18th May 2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Adrian E
1620 Duracell cells x4

Hi folks

I think these are hanging around from my D2 S8 ownership days, but I still have a stock of these Duracell button cells for the remote central locking. They all have best before 2021...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By Adrian E
I'm not hearing anything that would entice me to...

I'm not hearing anything that would entice me to jump on a train for the hour plus commute into central London - the vague nonsense about asking companies to stagger staff working hours won't achieve...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By Adrian E
In related news, I filled up the thirsty bus with...

In related news, I filled up the thirsty bus with a tiny fuel tank today (S5) for the first time since mid-March.....

It's the only car we've used in recent weeks and done a sum total of 220 miles...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By Adrian E
Ref the Chinooks, as a london based worker I was...

Ref the Chinooks, as a london based worker I was told many years ago that the flights over London were a routine changeover of an SAS deployment kept in London for anti-terror response

Suspect...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th May 2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By Adrian E
I had something shipped to me 1st class small...

I had something shipped to me 1st class small packet last Monday - took till Saturday to find its way here. Totally random at the moment.....
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th May 2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,530
Posted By Adrian E
I remember changing the air recirc one under the...

I remember changing the air recirc one under the bonnet on my old one - that was 'fun' as although it looks like reasonable access by eye, it's actually quite difficult to get just the right angle on...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th May 2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,530
Posted By Adrian E
You could stick one of the radio frequency clock...

You could stick one of the radio frequency clock modules in there, and have the full range of fitting locations to choose from :D
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 30th April 2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Adrian E
There's also some good details in this thread,...

There's also some good details in this thread, including some I took of the stripped down panel

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=4769&highlight=solar&page=1
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 29th April 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 88,691
Posted By Adrian E
I only mention it as I think Amar had done that...

I only mention it as I think Amar had done that with his car, back in the day.

Here's what mine looked like (earlier RNS-E unit) attached (apols that one is lopsided - it was the right way round...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th April 2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 88,691
Posted By Adrian E
Assuming the advert is correct, then yes they...

Assuming the advert is correct, then yes they should be suitable.

The RNS-Es do have a slightly different surround colour to the D2 plastics. Not enough for it to bother me, but I know some have...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 27th April 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Adrian E
It's what they're generically known as in B8...

It's what they're generically known as in B8 circles, when you're talking S4 rims :D

I really wanted a set of these in 19s for the winter tyres on the S5, but couldn't find a set sensibly priced...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 26th April 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Adrian E
Potato peelers - love those - look great on B8s...

Potato peelers - love those - look great on B8s as well (much nicer than Rotors)
Forum: Other marques 22nd April 2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Adrian E
Our S5 has it, but it's never been used. feels...

Our S5 has it, but it's never been used. feels far too much like drivetrain abuse to attempt it! I'm sure it's mainly there to deliver the quoted 0-60mph times in the brochure, with little regard to...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th April 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By Adrian E
Hiya That's the nav data from your D3 nav...

Hiya

That's the nav data from your D3 nav (clue being it's referring to MMI 2G, which is later than RNS-D)

Ref earlier suggestion to upload - that's possible, but the challenge is that you...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 5th April 2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By Adrian E
I should still be able to knock up copies for...

I should still be able to knock up copies for anyone that wants them of the 13/14 disc (or a later one if it materialises!)

Just bear in mind that the lasers are getting very old in these units...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,529
Posted By Adrian E
I can't get delivery slots with Waitrose etc at...

I can't get delivery slots with Waitrose etc at all - registered as vulnerable, given my recent surgery and instructions to totally self-isolate for the next 12 weeks, but nothing much happening on...
Forum: Daily banter 29th March 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,529
Posted By Adrian E
Thanks Ian Op went ahead as planned on...

Thanks Ian

Op went ahead as planned on Wednesday - yesterday (Saturday) I was moved from Brighton hospital to the nearby Nuffield private hospital, which has cancelled all its surgeries and is now...
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,529
Posted By Adrian E
I'm isolating from as many people as I can for...

I'm isolating from as many people as I can for the next week - due to go in for surgery middle of next week, and really, REALLY, don't want it to be cancelled or delayed by a poxy virus!

Our son...
Forum: D2 - Lights 15th March 2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Adrian E
As per the thread I made, the modification to the...

As per the thread I made, the modification to the inner lens is needed to allow them to be drawn out from the back. It is just a light Dremel so the garage may be happy to do, based on the info in...
Forum: D2 - Lights 15th March 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Adrian E
They look a little like the ones I fitted when I...

They look a little like the ones I fitted when I refurbished my bi-xenons (details in the thread below, including pic of bulb)

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=9336&page=2

Amazingly...
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Adrian E
There's been a fairly recent update to Etka,...

There's been a fairly recent update to Etka, which has bricked the hooky versions that everyone had running on v8.1. It delivers v8.2 via the routine data updates, and if accepted, it then requires...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 12th March 2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 39,627
Posted By Adrian E
I think that's normal behaviour, as it doesn't...

I think that's normal behaviour, as it doesn't know the time zone the car is in - only the time zone that it's picking up the signal from +++
Forum: D2 - Interior 11th March 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By Adrian E
Itís probably my least favourite colour interior...

Itís probably my least favourite colour interior - it seems to get lighter/mintier with exposure to sunlight and also seems to suffer from easier wear to the contact surfaces than the other FE...
Forum: D2 - Interior 10th March 2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By Adrian E
Pics 1-5 are ones I took of my old car - think...

Pics 1-5 are ones I took of my old car - think the others may be of a different car, as it's not got the RNS-E in the pics?
Forum: Daily banter 29th February 2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By Adrian E
I suspect a lot of dealers prefer the ambiguity...

I suspect a lot of dealers prefer the ambiguity that this scenario creates (i.e. you can't prove it's not had work done to schedule 'because GDPR')

I always keep every bit of paper relating to any...
Forum: Daily banter 24th February 2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By Adrian E
I can't help with the specifics, although from...

I can't help with the specifics, although from the knowledge I do have that looks OK to me.

In terms of the car's behaviour, if a regen is going on, don't switch the engine off. It can be hard to...
Forum: D2 - Lights 21st February 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,156
Posted By Adrian E
From memory just detailing spray and a micro...

From memory just detailing spray and a micro fibre cloth. Be careful attacking it with anything stronger, as the Ďchromeí finish is VERY fragile to chemicals (avoid getting any on it and mask off for...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 20th February 2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By Adrian E
Glad it's getting sorted - if it's any...

Glad it's getting sorted - if it's any consolation, just changing the thermostat housing and water pump on my Mk7 Golf GTI takes 4 hours :-( that needed doing after 4 years/30k miles......
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th February 2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By Adrian E
Came across these in the study last week - still...

Came across these in the study last week - still here if anyone wants them +++

Have dropped the price on the mirror caps, but will always consider genuine offers :D

Adrian
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 11th February 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By Adrian E
was the replacement battery to the same spec as...

was the replacement battery to the same spec as the original? And was it charged prior to fitting? I've often found new batteries are only about half charged when supplied, so if the fact the...
Forum: Other marques 10th February 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 76,303
Posted By Adrian E
Was pointed to this today - makes for an...

Was pointed to this today - makes for an interesting view, if you want to compare range on some common-ish EV options (includes the Audi e-tron, Jag, Nissan, Merc, Kia, Tesla 3)
...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 9th February 2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Adrian E
My favourite wheel size/clearance calc +++ ...

My favourite wheel size/clearance calc +++

https://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Wheel-Offset-Calculator
Forum: Daily banter 5th February 2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Adrian E
You can use the 'report' red triangle at the top...

You can use the 'report' red triangle at the top right of a suspect post - tends to be what I try and do, to avoid Ian getting lumbered. All mods/admins should see a notification with the former...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 5th February 2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Adrian E
From memory there's a weakness in the wiring...

From memory there's a weakness in the wiring around the boot lid area on the soft top S4s. Might find some useful threads on AudiSRS that'll help to pinpoint.

The easiest 'fix' is probably to...
Forum: Daily banter 26th January 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By Adrian E
Don't think mentioned here, but worth noting that...

Don't think mentioned here, but worth noting that the 1st 2 years of a new car warranty are covered by Audi Germany, the 3rd year falls to Audi in the UK to cover the costs/cover.....

I'd expect a...
Forum: Daily banter 24th January 2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By Adrian E
This is now shouting run away to me.....

This is now shouting run away to me.....
Forum: Daily banter 23rd January 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By Adrian E
I concur with Roberto (and ITs experience with...

I concur with Roberto (and ITs experience with one of his Q7s) that just because it's at a main dealer does not guarantee anything without a Mk1 eyeball +++
Forum: Daily banter 20th January 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Adrian E
Haha!! I think in Germany MTM are about as...

Haha!!

I think in Germany MTM are about as close to factory approved as you're likely to get, but not in the UK. Their kits are ridiculously expensive compared to MRC, but generally quite...
Forum: Daily banter 20th January 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Adrian E
IMHO this is the nicest C6 RS6 Avant on AT at the...

IMHO this is the nicest C6 RS6 Avant on AT at the moment

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201907029617955

It's been for sale for ages and started out at circa £35k IIRC. Needs to...
Forum: Daily banter 19th January 2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Adrian E
May well be a regional element to it - you might...

May well be a regional element to it - you might find south east dealers are happier to take an offer (or around other major cities with potential low emission zones)
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th January 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,926
Posted By Adrian E
There are SD card management utilities you can...

There are SD card management utilities you can download to check whether any SD cards you buy are a particular type (SD/HC/XC etc)

I may have some spare 4GB cards from when I had my S8 - will have...
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