A8 Parts Forum  

Go Back   A8 Parts Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 2000
Search took 0.25 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: IT
Forum: Q7 4L 1st November 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By IT
Is this the one you're interested in ? Those...

Is this the one you're interested in ?

Those wheels look all wrong, and I'm struggling to see a pan roof on it....

Cant confirm the colour without a reg or a vin.
Forum: Daily banter 31st October 2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By IT
You're assuming that the dealer you visited, is...

You're assuming that the dealer you visited, is the one he sold it to....He could have easily put to a trader, who slapped it through an auction and it picked up more costs along the way.

Then,...
Forum: D2 - Interior 31st October 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,027
Posted By IT
1996 was pre wired. 1997 they started making...

1996 was pre wired. 1997 they started making specific looms per car.

So early PF car, you can easily fit heated seats as all the connectors were there.

Later, PF car, you will need to install...
Forum: Q7 4L 31st October 2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By IT
Sounds nice. My 4.2 Tdi just rolled over...

Sounds nice.

My 4.2 Tdi just rolled over 199K miles and is sweet as a nut - Most of its early miles were all motorway, and these 8 speed 4.2 TDI's have 800nm, they sit at 1500rpm at motorway...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Long range wheels are silver, or did I miss...

Long range wheels are silver, or did I miss something ?
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Thats a fair argument. But, the X is a...

Thats a fair argument.

But, the X is a luxury car, with its fancy doors etc. The Y is more Functional. The X has options, and alcantara, and leather trimmings. The Y is like the 3, you can choose...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Honestly. Don't bother. You can add it in...

Honestly. Don't bother.

You can add it in the app at any time at the click of a button.

But you can't remove it, and it has questionable, if not zero resale value.
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Sorry - full self driving. No. Not worth it....

Sorry - full self driving.

No. Not worth it. Can be added after at exactly the same cost.

Gives:

Summon (car can creep towards you by remote control, eg going in/out of a very tight garage)...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Cash only at the moment, and 5 seats only at the...

Cash only at the moment, and 5 seats only at the moment.

I suspect leasing agreements from Tesla will appear before the car does, and 3rd party is always an option. Also hoping 7 seats appears...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Tesla Model Y is open for orders as of this...

Tesla Model Y is open for orders as of this morning it seems......

This will be interesting. A lot of model 3 owners want the Y.

Will it cause a load of 3 order cancellations. Will it cause a...
Forum: Daily banter 9th October 2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By IT
This is so true. People think their cars are...

This is so true. People think their cars are mint, and the options to describe damage doesn't apply to them. Then they get all upset when it starts dropping 50 quid a wheel for a refurb and 200 quid...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By IT
My best guess, is that its exclusive. I have...

My best guess, is that its exclusive.

I have a database that i created with all the codes for trims, and 7TO isn't in there, so its something fairly niche.
Forum: D2 - Interior 21st September 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By IT
I will stand correcting - but I believe the blank...

I will stand correcting - but I believe the blank (and headlamp leveller switch where xenons not fitted) are slightly curved to match the dashboard....

I'm not sure there are any switches that...
Forum: Q7 4L 13th September 2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By IT
3G mmi is the same as the A8, so came in late...

3G mmi is the same as the A8, so came in late 2009.

3G+ came in late 2010 and has things like native bluetooth audio playback, wifi hotspot and google maps / search (although this was discontinued...
Forum: Q7 4L 13th September 2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By IT
I agree. Footprint wise, the D2/Q7 feel very...

I agree. Footprint wise, the D2/Q7 feel very similar. Much higher up driving position, far less sporty and lots more body roll, of of which to be expected.

The 3.0 tdi engine is by far the most...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th September 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By IT
I get this, but i'll throw it out there. ...

I get this, but i'll throw it out there.

With the ulez regs ruining the value of the all Chelsea tractors, the older shape Q7s have dropped in price quite a bit.

Bit of shopping around, and you...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 8th September 2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,285
Posted By IT
Alcantara headlining...... It soaks up some...

Alcantara headlining......

It soaks up some road noise for sure. +1 for twin pane windows making a difference. Also, larger profile tyres.

The PF carpets were thicker, making for more sound...
Forum: Other marques 7th September 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,101
Posted By IT
Nice +++ Will be interested to hear your...

Nice +++

Will be interested to hear your thoughts on it after driving it for a few weeks.

I'm coming up on 2 years end of the month for mine.

I can't recall ever having a car for 2 years in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th September 2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,534
Posted By IT
The build sticker contains the service specific...

The build sticker contains the service specific items really. Steering, brakes, engine, suspension etc.

All the factory options that people are normally more interested in aren't on there.

You...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 19th May 2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By IT
From memory, its the central locking pump tucked...

From memory, its the central locking pump tucked away in the left hand side of the boot that can control all those functions, so I would start spreading your holy water in that area, or indeed,...
Forum: Daily banter 11th May 2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23,623
Posted By IT
Needs to be done before upload....... I'm...

Needs to be done before upload.......

I'm hoping the newer versions of vbulletin will have new features to better handle things like this +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 10th May 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,036
Posted By IT
Pre facelift S8.

Pre facelift S8.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th May 2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,566
Posted By IT
You've had nearly a year to figure out how to add...

You've had nearly a year to figure out how to add images, with various people helping you along since you listed your A8 and S6 for sale, looking to swap for a D3.

You've posted no other messages,...
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,872
Posted By IT
Great thread idea +++ So, my History runs...

Great thread idea +++

So, my History runs back to 2004 when I picked up a 2001 A8 4.2 Quattro Sport. Silver. Black leather. Glass sunroof, towbar, blinds, xenon plus. It had 99,000 miles on the...
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By IT
It hurts my eyes a bit as I'm not sure what is...

It hurts my eyes a bit as I'm not sure what is was, or what its trying to be.

And the rear doors..... :Confused:

I feel I ought to admire it, but i do not.....
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,499
Posted By IT
That's RS6 territory. Oh no, wait a...

That's RS6 territory.

Oh no, wait a minute..... ;)
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,090
Posted By IT
Engine downgrade aside, the D3 sports seats it is...

Engine downgrade aside, the D3 sports seats it is wearing front and rear, are quite interesting........
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 14th April 2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,648
Posted By IT
i'm not sure about the LWB having leccy seats as...

i'm not sure about the LWB having leccy seats as standard, but certainly the door storage bin is elongated on the LWB.

Below are LWB (left) and SWB (right). You can clearly see the different door...
Forum: Daily banter 13th April 2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,934
Posted By IT
Well, Its been a while..... So a quick...

Well,

Its been a while..... So a quick update.

WBAC has been pestering me to buy the Tesla, and the prices keep going up. I'm now up at 44250 for an 18 month old model 3 P with 12 K on the...
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By IT
My Tesla is still free.... ;)

My Tesla is still free.... ;)
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th March 2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 48,164
Posted By IT
That's super interesting..... I always loved...

That's super interesting.....

I always loved the google maps overlay, really made the 3G+ cars feel way more modern.

If i can find a sim to stick in our Q7, i might give it a whirl to see if...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th March 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,926
Posted By IT
The D2 has become rarer, and even more classic,...

The D2 has become rarer, and even more classic, but so I think has the pool of buyers. There is no denying that one at 4 star classics is in stunning condition, and probably about the best you can...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,919
Posted By IT
Glad you got another upgrade sorted, and thanks...

Glad you got another upgrade sorted, and thanks for posting the detail, it may well help someone else in the future +++
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,873
Posted By IT
What a lovely service. Thank you Ray/Stephen for...

What a lovely service. Thank you Ray/Stephen for organising the links.

I'm left with the distinct impression Mark would have approved of this online webcast setup, although there is something...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By IT
The don't perish like steel discs - but - the...

The don't perish like steel discs - but - the layers can lift and separate if the handbrake for example is left on for extended periods of time whilst its sat. I have one hanging up in my garage as a...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,355
Posted By IT
All the value is in the discs really. 10K new. ...

All the value is in the discs really. 10K new.

If they are recent, and you can prove it, and they have no damage to the edges, and the callipers are all sound, you could get good money if you're...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,358
Posted By IT
iirc there is no coding on Nav, its a straight...

iirc there is no coding on Nav, its a straight swap over.

No component protection either I believe, which is odd as it was one of the more valuable components at the time.

The Nav units are the...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 7th March 2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,755
Posted By IT
This is from the bottom of my brain, so bear with...

This is from the bottom of my brain, so bear with me.

I seem to think the fog light switches on the PF are latching also.

I say this, as when I converted a PF car to FL dashboard (back in the...
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By IT
Vbulletin has to go from 3.8 -> 4.2 -> 5.x ...

Vbulletin has to go from 3.8 -> 4.2 -> 5.x

Windows has to come into supportability at least.. ;-)

MySQL and PHP will no doubt need updating hugely too.


There will definitely be parallel...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By IT
hahah, I feel a great weight bearing down on...

hahah, I feel a great weight bearing down on me....

fwiw, I did actually buy and download the latest Vbulletin software last night, so that's a step forward.....


... probably not going to...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,873
Posted By IT
Thank you Ray for these updates, I'm sure they're...

Thank you Ray for these updates, I'm sure they're not easy to administer on top of everything else, but are very much appreciated.

In normal times, I'm sure many of us would have liked to be...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,668
Posted By IT
That's quite nice..... Keyless, sunroof - and -...

That's quite nice..... Keyless, sunroof - and - alcantara roof lining. Looks proper swish that..... Crap advert as per usual.....
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By IT
I'm ashamed to confess what version of Windows...

I'm ashamed to confess what version of Windows we're talking about here, but the IIS you're thinking of, and this one, worlds apart.... :)

A simple 'URL' redirect of anything hitting HTTP to the...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By IT
We actually went HTTPS a few years back..... The...

We actually went HTTPS a few years back..... The problem was, that there were so many hardlinks within the forum that point to HTTP that people naturally end up back on an insecure link again.... it...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By IT
Forum Crashing

As has been noted on an increasing frequency of late, the forum database seems to fail on an almost daily basis, which isn't sustainable.

We are running on an older version of vbulletin and mysql...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd March 2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,033
Posted By IT
FYI, From your VIN, Build date was 16 March 2001...

FYI, From your VIN, Build date was 16 March 2001 +++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,873
Posted By IT
Thank you Ray, this is sensible and much...

Thank you Ray, this is sensible and much appreciated in this difficult time.

Its numbed my afternoon quite considerably, I'm sure those closer to him are feeling it much more, so again, thanks.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,873
Posted By IT
Unhappy Moltuae. RIP. :-(

I have received information, albeit unverified, but very credible that sadly Mark has passed away. I was contacted by one of his friends as the admin of this forum that they knew he frequented.
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 1st March 2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,033
Posted By IT
ah sorry, missed the USA part. Reg =...

ah sorry, missed the USA part.

Reg = registration plate, or license plate to your guys.

Dont worry about it now as I cant work off foreign plates, but can work off a VIN if you can give me that.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,860
Posted By IT
Yeah, just recently we've been having some...

Yeah, just recently we've been having some problems with the underlying database that powers the forum. Each time it has a problem we bring it back with different settings, but at the moment it seems...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 2000

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.