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Forum: Daily banter 5th April 2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,398
Posted By Ameiseuk
That is one long front end on that coach - can...

That is one long front end on that coach - can see what you mean about the nose and tail swing!
Forum: Daily banter 8th March 2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Ameiseuk
Ah, 200SX - beautiful car and I agree with the...

Ah, 200SX - beautiful car and I agree with the professor. Not a car for a greasy road.
Think that spoiler comes under the term of 'grab handle'
Thankfully the UK spec one I had for a while was much...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ameiseuk
That's destruction on a whole new level. I've...

That's destruction on a whole new level.
I've seen some wrecked engines in my time but it's normally a row of valve imprints on pistons - this is a whole new level!
Forum: Motormouth 17th February 2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ameiseuk
...Can't say I've seen too many red Porsches...

...Can't say I've seen too many red Porsches locally...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 14th February 2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,582
Posted By Ameiseuk
Could the oil leak have caused some damage to the...

Could the oil leak have caused some damage to the alternator?

I've seen electrical gremlins manifest themselves through a voltage spike coming from a faulty alternator - a generic OBD reader with...
Forum: Daily banter 19th January 2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,070
Posted By Ameiseuk
Brilliant!

Brilliant!
Forum: D2 - Everything else 7th January 2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,753
Posted By Ameiseuk
Jap imports would always beep/ping/bong 5-6 times...

Jap imports would always beep/ping/bong 5-6 times on start up.
subarus are particularly annoying!
Forum: Daily banter 21st December 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Ameiseuk
Nice Write up!

Nice Write up!
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th December 2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,016
Posted By Ameiseuk
Under seat active sub will take a line input from...

Under seat active sub will take a line input from a speaker - just tap in to rear door speaker wires in the 'B' pillar and configure to accept line input.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 17th December 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By Ameiseuk
I've the remains of a cluster in the garage - let...

I've the remains of a cluster in the garage - let me see if the front perspex is presentable
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Ameiseuk
Most chargers will recommend disconnecting...

Most chargers will recommend disconnecting battery terminals while charging just in case they fry electronics - it's the normal 'get out of jail free' clause in case anything goes wrong.

I would...
Forum: Daily banter 19th November 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,178
Posted By Ameiseuk
All I can say is WOW! Absolutely fantastic work...

All I can say is WOW!
Absolutely fantastic work as always - I thought I was doing well hammering bits of joinery together with the camper conversion.
This is on a whole different level!

Think I...
Forum: Daily banter 19th November 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Ameiseuk
Nissan have been waiting on an opportunity to...

Nissan have been waiting on an opportunity to dispose of his services.
Goshn has single handedly disposed of every division Nissan had apart from cars and they are now suffering from a lack of...
Forum: Daily banter 5th November 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By Ameiseuk
Hi Vera, Yes please

Hi Vera,

Yes please
Forum: Daily banter 4th November 2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,473
Posted By Ameiseuk
Nor me! I've watched some of the commercial...

Nor me!

I've watched some of the commercial scale 3D printers that wiggle/chain reaction cycles use for prototyping new parts.
Their machine could knock out the fog light grilles in a couple of...
Forum: Daily banter 31st October 2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By Ameiseuk
+1 for CTEK charger. Have one now in my camper...

+1 for CTEK charger. Have one now in my camper project permanently installed under the passenger seat.

The Lidl ones are ok however you have to select which battery you want to charge every time...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 27th October 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,505
Posted By Ameiseuk
Hopefully as other posts suggest, a flat battery...

Hopefully as other posts suggest, a flat battery or power failure has thrown up the majority of these faults.

we've got a Renault trafic in the workshop at the moment - dash it lit up like a...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd October 2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Ameiseuk
They should have stolen Rebecca Jackson off that...

They should have stolen Rebecca Jackson off that tedious 'modern wheels vs classic steals' program on Dave

Add Vicki B-H and Sabine off 'zee German top gear' ...... +++
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 16th October 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By Ameiseuk
Don't know about the boot spoiler, some of those...

Don't know about the boot spoiler, some of those do look nice though,

There is one also available for the top of the rear window

https://ebay.us/v8cxpu
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ameiseuk
Those guys are excellent!!

Those guys are excellent!!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 11th August 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,368
Posted By Ameiseuk
Had exactly that in my Infiniti - window wound...

Had exactly that in my Infiniti - window wound down happily but getting it back up would be accompanied by all manner of crunching

One strand of the wire rope had snapped and was getting mangled...
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,727
Posted By Ameiseuk
Sorry for your loss Ray. Thoughts and prayers...

Sorry for your loss Ray.
Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

Chris & Lynne
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th June 2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ameiseuk
........assuming you're not on an island or in...

........assuming you're not on an island or in one of the verboten postcodes.

We know all about verboten postcodes over here in BT! :-(
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Ameiseuk
A fine pairing

A fine pairing
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By Ameiseuk
.....I'll probably be flamed for this on an audi...

.....I'll probably be flamed for this on an audi forum! :tuttut:

Go for the MX5 - if you can find a clean Mk2.5 (the less ugly one) 1.8
More smiles per mile than any other car I have ever driven....
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,279
Posted By Ameiseuk
I want the flag holders for the front wings!!! ...

I want the flag holders for the front wings!!!

Just the sort of thing you need to drive around some of the less friendly parts of Belfast :cool:
Forum: Daily banter 12th May 2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,900
Posted By Ameiseuk
'Red 2'??? Lovely cars!

'Red 2'???

Lovely cars!
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 8th May 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 32,573
Posted By Ameiseuk
I've one of those Junghans radio controlled...

I've one of those Junghans radio controlled watches....right minutes, 3 hours behind at the mo.
Display warning no communication for 4 days
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Ameiseuk
Good to see Northern Ireland getting a mention. ...

Good to see Northern Ireland getting a mention.

Love the sale year not matching manufactured year - I have a Nissan Cabstar on the fleet that was manufactured 3 years before we bought it brand...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd May 2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,826
Posted By Ameiseuk
I agree!!! I know I'm fussy about wiring etc...

I agree!!!
I know I'm fussy about wiring etc but MJ takes this to a professional level! +++
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Ameiseuk
There was a particularly tidy grey RS4 saloon...

There was a particularly tidy grey RS4 saloon which had my interest as well.

Am I becoming more biased towards the 4-ring product?
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Ameiseuk
Had to admit they were my favourites of the show

Had to admit they were my favourites of the show
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Ameiseuk
Last weekend

Some fine examples of German (and French) engineering from Saturdays car show.

S8 didn't look out of place at all
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B8 21st April 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,136
Posted By Ameiseuk
Mrs H is looking at changing the mini. why oh...

Mrs H is looking at changing the mini.
why oh why she is looking for a cabrio I don't know.

What's your thoughts on the car?
Any issues to contend with?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st April 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,005
Posted By Ameiseuk
Good find that man!! +++

Good find that man!! +++
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B8 20th April 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,136
Posted By Ameiseuk
A4 v6 / S4 cabrio

Anyone on here running either a v6 A4 or s4 cabriolet at the minute?
Forum: Other marques 18th April 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,085
Posted By Ameiseuk
You lot need to go to the Boucher Road in Belfast...

You lot need to go to the Boucher Road in Belfast - car showroom city.

The BMW showroom sits directly opposite the Skoda showroom.
I (unfortunately) have to frequent the Skoda showroom as it is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th April 2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,213
Posted By Ameiseuk
S8 November 2001 Price list...to add to the debate

S8 November 2001 Price list...to add to the debate
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ameiseuk
I would agree with the comments on here - an MOT...

I would agree with the comments on here - an MOT (whether is is the govt based system we have here in NI or a local garage in the UK) is a snapshot of a vehicles road-worthiness at that minute in...
Forum: Owners Meets 14th April 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By Ameiseuk
...for those of us this side of the Irish Sea

(Or just in case anyone happens to be over in Northern Ireland next weekend)

I know the organisers well and promised John I would do a bit of promotion for him.
Forum: Daily banter 14th April 2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,826
Posted By Ameiseuk
It's not out of the realm of manufacturers to be...

It's not out of the realm of manufacturers to be able to offer both LPG/Petrol.
Nissan/Toyota/Mitsubishi all offered industrial versions of their car engines as dual fuel.

Forklifts traditionally...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th April 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,061
Posted By Ameiseuk
+1 for Maplin or RS Components (better selection)...

+1 for Maplin or RS Components (better selection)
www.rswww.com

You can get a black knob with a small screw on one side which would tighten on the flat face to give rotational grip.

Only a...
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,826
Posted By Ameiseuk
Fascinating work as always! I watch these posts...

Fascinating work as always!
I watch these posts with so much interest :D
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Ameiseuk
20 all in for a pair- just needed a good polish...

20 all in for a pair- just needed a good polish up. Replaced my right hand one as the lens was cracked outwards from the keyhole.
Left one was letting in water so seal from the donor lamp sorted...
Forum: Daily banter 17th March 2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Ameiseuk
...thankfully a different sink! I have one...

...thankfully a different sink!

I have one rigged up in the garage for hand/car parts washing

Mrs H. would prob divorce me if I was cleaning car bits in the kitchen sink
Forum: Daily banter 17th March 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Ameiseuk
....And tonight's job is....

Bought off a well known auction site, just need to remove 16 years muck from the seals
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,384
Posted By Ameiseuk
Ohhhhhh, I do like the interior! Welcome to...

Ohhhhhh, I do like the interior!

Welcome to D2 ownership
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,456
Posted By Ameiseuk
+1 for rear wiper. A lot of Jap imports had...

+1 for rear wiper. A lot of Jap imports had them...very handy...they also have the auto close mirrors too on some high end Toyota models.

I like the manual control of the PDC - the Infiniti...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th February 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,626
Posted By Ameiseuk
I use TPS as they are in the same industrial...

I use TPS as they are in the same industrial estate as my work. Guys round there are enthusiasts and have been following my rebuild. +++

Audi Belfast parts guys simply don't want to know about a...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th February 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Ameiseuk
Fronts need a bit of a tidy as the lacquer has...

Fronts need a bit of a tidy as the lacquer has peeled off a bit and are looking scruffy.
Any suggestions on what to repaint them with?

I painted the back ones with high temp silver paint when I...
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