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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th September 2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By sarg
Subscribed to thread, I could be interested but...

Subscribed to thread, I could be interested but not immediately as weíre moving home and I canít do anything until after that
Forum: Daily banter 2nd August 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By sarg
:tuttut:

:tuttut:
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 26th July 2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By sarg
Donít those options need the appropriate...

Donít those options need the appropriate hardware, surely not just a case of coding?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th July 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By sarg
The one in your link has been for sale since at...

The one in your link has been for sale since at least 8th June and will still be for sale for months at that price!

The same website recommends a private sale price of yours at £11,610 in 'good'...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 8th July 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,892
Posted By sarg
Michelin every time where available. Unlike...

Michelin every time where available.

Unlike others, I wouldn't touch part worns, not for the only small patch of rubber between you and the road.

I'd also be put off by budget tyres if I was...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th July 2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,098
Posted By sarg
DAB can be patchy all over. I travel by car...

DAB can be patchy all over.

I travel by car across the country for work (in a BMW) and have the same issues from time to time.

I'd say the worst spot is the M6 through the Lake District
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st July 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,246
Posted By sarg
Sorry :D

Sorry :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th June 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By sarg
you seem to have changed cars as well as wheels??

you seem to have changed cars as well as wheels??
Forum: D2 - Everything else 30th June 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,576
Posted By sarg
The interiors are at least equal to the germans...

The interiors are at least equal to the germans IMHO, and the Bower & Wilkins is very nice too
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th June 2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,246
Posted By sarg
The Merc is all about the engine, am sure you...

The Merc is all about the engine, am sure you have the sense and nous to spot a bad 'un

I might be looking for a LOW (sub-50k) mileage D3 S8 in the next 12 months, need to move house first and...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 29th June 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,576
Posted By sarg
I am going to be looking very closely at Volvos...

I am going to be looking very closely at Volvos next time around, they are coming out with some lovely looking cars at the moment, usually well specified and are not known for reliability problems...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,246
Posted By sarg
not an Audi, but... ...

not an Audi, but...

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201906229296470

definitely ticks the 'interesting' box
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 10th June 2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By sarg
I agree with Moltuae on Michelin, all I will buy...

I agree with Moltuae on Michelin, all I will buy if available.

I've had PS4s on the M4 for the winter - they came on a spare set of wheels I bought with the intention of putting winters on them,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st May 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By sarg
'eck, more and more coming to the dark side :D

'eck, more and more coming to the dark side :D
Forum: Daily banter 30th May 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By sarg
I got a message, didnít reply yet 😀 Now...

I got a message, didnít reply yet 😀

Now reported it to Facebook and blocked

Thanks for the heads up Ray 👍
Forum: D2 - Everything else 17th May 2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,576
Posted By sarg
Iíd bite their hand off, seems a remarkably...

Iíd bite their hand off, seems a remarkably generous offer to me, I was expecting it to be 1-2k given how insurance companies work!
Forum: Spotless 16th April 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,279
Posted By sarg
I wash my towels with a little non-bio washing...

I wash my towels with a little non-bio washing powder.

I also nearly always run them through condenser drier, never heard before that might be an issue
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By sarg
A couple of weeks back, one of the contractors on...

A couple of weeks back, one of the contractors on a site I was working on pulled up in a modern Transit with what sounded like a V8.

On further investigation and chatting with the fella, turns out...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,541
Posted By sarg
Great write up MJ and brilliant work, will...

Great write up MJ and brilliant work, will definitely be visiting if I ever add another D2 to the fleet
Forum: Spotless 16th April 2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,279
Posted By sarg
I use PH neutral shampoos - usually PoorBoys...

I use PH neutral shampoos - usually PoorBoys https://www.theultimatefinish.co.uk/poorboys/super-slick-and-suds-car-shampoo.aspx

currently trialling UF's own brand, but will be going back to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,664
Posted By sarg
I wouldn’t even look on Gumtree, don’t bother...

I wouldn’t even look on Gumtree, don’t bother with eBay generally either as too much crap amongst the good stuff
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,664
Posted By sarg
Why Gumtree??? If you're serious about...

Why Gumtree???

If you're serious about selling, it has to be Autotrader, or Pistonheads, or eBay, probably in that order, personally I've only ever had any joy with serious buyers from AT,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th March 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,234
Posted By sarg
Good spot, but note it is 2 PREVIOUS owners,...

Good spot, but note it is 2 PREVIOUS owners, meaning 3 owners including present, still low number mind

Also have a big scuff on front near side bumper

Part ex to clear could mean there’s no...
Forum: Spotless 26th March 2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,279
Posted By sarg
I use Gyeon drying towels, never found anything...

I use Gyeon drying towels, never found anything better to dry well maintained paint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28o8WCf8h_8

Have also just bought one of these as I had some Halfrauds...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 24th March 2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,439
Posted By sarg
You don't need a hosting site, you can upload...

You don't need a hosting site, you can upload directly to this forum
Forum: D2 - Transmission 14th March 2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,140
Posted By sarg
Youíll need about double the oil required to...

Youíll need about double the oil required to fully flush through manually

My advice, donít do it, take it to a recognised specialist
Forum: Daily banter 5th February 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By sarg
Beat me to it :ROFL:

Beat me to it :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 20th December 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By sarg
Doesn't really matter how many miles you do,...

Doesn't really matter how many miles you do, adding to the cost of fuel is fairer for all. I'm a higher mileage driver and would welcome it. If I am doing more miles then of course I should be...
Forum: Daily banter 19th December 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By sarg
They should just scrap it and add something on to...

They should just scrap it and add something on to the price of a litre of fuel anr/or a unit of electricity
Forum: Daily banter 19th December 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,172
Posted By sarg
:Confused:

I don't understand why anyone on this thread expected road tax pricing to be fixed and not indexed?

Of course it's going to increase each year!
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 19th December 2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,526
Posted By sarg
Ray, I'm taking you with me to the dealers next...

Ray, I'm taking you with me to the dealers next time, some of all that attention you get has got to rub off my way, right? :ROFL:

Hope you're keeping well and the family are keeping you busy in...
Forum: Owners Meets 15th December 2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,555
Posted By sarg
1. Architex Ma8tey - 1 Adult 2. MJ - 1 Adult ...

1. Architex Ma8tey - 1 Adult
2. MJ - 1 Adult
3.A Wolf in sheep’s clothes, just me Dave
4. Barzya8 - 1 Adult (sometimes) :D:ROFL:
5. Sarg - 2 adults confirmed (in a BMW eek)
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Forum: Owners Meets 13th December 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,555
Posted By sarg
Possible Xmas Meet - Who's Interested please?

Is this happening? Haven't seen any threads about it.

Saturday 29th December 2018 - The A8/S8 XMAS meet!!!
Venue - The Leopard Inn, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa CV33 9RN
(Members from the...
Forum: Spotless 11th October 2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,527
Posted By sarg
did you apply it yourself?

did you apply it yourself?
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By sarg
What did I miss?

What did I miss?
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By sarg
Sorry Ray, had a few test drives to carry out 🚗 🚙...

Sorry Ray, had a few test drives to carry out 🚗 🚙 😎
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th August 2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
I'll try to remember for next time Brian, as it...

I'll try to remember for next time Brian, as it was , this was a friend of mine that worked there, £22,350 off list price, 3 month old, registered as a demo for the demo bonus, but done less than 20...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th August 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
I've bought an M4, got offered a cracking deal on...

I've bought an M4, got offered a cracking deal on a pre-reg car, as usual I didn't stick to my budget :tuttut: but hey ho :cool:
Forum: Daily banter 19th August 2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By sarg
Donít know about the the 3.2, but the 2.0 TFSI...

Donít know about the the 3.2, but the 2.0 TFSI has well documented issues and will never sound as sweet nor drive as smooth as a V6 petrol.

Easy choice between those two IMO
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th August 2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
A8s arenít interesting in your view then?

A8s arenít interesting in your view then?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th August 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
Thoughts on these 2 please? I think I think the...

Thoughts on these 2 please? I think I think the newer car is better value, but I am attracted to the older car with more spec and exclusive paint but can't decide, head says silver car, heart says...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th August 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By sarg
Good luck 😉

Good luck 😉
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th August 2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,973
Posted By sarg
I agree to an extent, but to me, mileage...

I agree to an extent, but to me, mileage condition history and provenance are more important than a couple of optional extras
Forum: Daily banter 7th August 2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By sarg
See attached 19890

See attached

19890
Forum: Daily banter 7th August 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By sarg
As for 10.38% APR on the used, is anyone that...

As for 10.38% APR on the used, is anyone that stupid? Shop around for finance, 6-6.5 is easily achievable, Iím getting offered 5.0 APR on cars younger than 5 years.

And if you borrow less than...
Forum: Daily banter 7th August 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By sarg
Mileage makes a huge difference Iím in the...

Mileage makes a huge difference

Iím in the market for something similar, Iíd bet 20k per annum would make it at least 600 per month

And why would you pay off 0% finance, that would be...
Forum: Daily banter 7th August 2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By sarg
If you only do 5000 miles or year... Still...

If you only do 5000 miles or year...

Still means you are borrowing 46k on a car thatíll be worth no more than about 38k trade soon as you drive away
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st July 2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
Give this one a try please, 2013 S8: ...

Give this one a try please, 2013 S8:

WAUZZZ4H7DN038543

Probably get crucified for this, but can you get Porsche specs too?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st July 2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
Thanks for the link Homer. Given the hundreds of...

Thanks for the link Homer. Given the hundreds of cars I'm looking at, you really don't want me sending you all those reg numbers, hence the search for a self-serve website
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st July 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,406
Posted By sarg
I seem to recall there being a thread on here...

I seem to recall there being a thread on here containing details how to check the spec of Audi vehicles, but can't find it in the stickys.

Any pointers anyone? Do I have to phone up Audi customer...
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