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Forum: IT, AV and other Tech Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By MikkiJayne
You need the ISO file and a licence key to run...

You need the ISO file and a licence key to run any other OS, but I doubt it will run XP tbh. If you only need that for Etka though, I have a version which will run on W10.

I need to look in to...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 142
Posted By MikkiJayne
It first arrived in Windows 8. I think it was...

It first arrived in Windows 8. I think it was only in the Pro releases though.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 142
Posted By MikkiJayne
Built in to Windows and just works. I use it all...

Built in to Windows and just works. I use it all the time. Plus, its nothing to do with Oracle which is always a bonus.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 142
Posted By MikkiJayne
Which version of Elsawin have you got running on...

Which version of Elsawin have you got running on W10? I'm still running it in a W7 Hyper-V vm.
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By MikkiJayne
Happy to help out however is useful :)

Happy to help out however is useful :)
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By MikkiJayne
I'm curious what the upgrade process actually is....

I'm curious what the upgrade process actually is. Are there a bunch of scripts to run in MySQL? Presumably the PHP stuff is just drop the new files on top of the old ones? Is all the config in the...
Forum: Other marques 3rd March 2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 120,561
Posted By MikkiJayne
A review of the Etron GT here from Jonny Smith:...

A review of the Etron GT here from Jonny Smith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocR-BIWFEv4

He seems to quite like it.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By MikkiJayne
Well, I'm sure that you'll be building a shiny...

Well, I'm sure that you'll be building a shiny new Server 2019 machine for the shiny new vbulletin, so you'll have a shiny new version of IIS with URL Rewrite... :eek3:

URL Rewrite runs within IIS...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By MikkiJayne
Yeah I totally didn't notice that :rolleyes: IIS...

Yeah I totally didn't notice that :rolleyes: IIS can do HTTP to HTTPS redirect with the URL Rewrite module if vbulletin can't.

(spent too long typing and Paul beat me to it)



Very linuxy!...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By MikkiJayne
Thanks Ian. Will https be included in the...

Thanks Ian. Will https be included in the upgrade?

I presume all this stuff is running on Linux so my Microsoft skills won't be of much use, but happy to help if I can :) Or if you want to put it...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 2nd March 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,789
Posted By MikkiJayne
How would you compare the current PZero to the...

How would you compare the current PZero to the old PZero Rosso? I haven't bought Pirellis since the Rosso.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,427
Posted By MikkiJayne
:-(

:-(
Forum: Daily banter 1st March 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Interesting tyre actually. Quite a firm sidewall...

Interesting tyre actually. Quite a firm sidewall for a M&S rated construction. They're a little narrow for the size but the handling is entertaining enough. The unusual tread pattern seems to make...
Forum: Daily banter 1st March 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Michelin Crossclimate in the stock 245 45 18 size.

Michelin Crossclimate in the stock 245 45 18 size.
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
I have a ratchet crimp tool designed specifically...

I have a ratchet crimp tool designed specifically for bare terminals :)

We had a successful road test this morning, and the combination of suspension components is highly entertaining on the...
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Spent this morning on the exhaust - the...

Spent this morning on the exhaust - the modifications to it have been tig welded

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25716&stc=1&d=1614457914
...
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
The front brakes are now complete, also with...

The front brakes are now complete, also with Mintex pads and braided hoses. These calipers are a joy to work with compared to the HP2s :rolleyes:
...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th February 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By MikkiJayne
Could be the hydro fan bearing. They tend to...

Could be the hydro fan bearing. They tend to rumble, although usually its constant when its failing. Ditto alternator bearings.

Can you hear it while looking in the engine bay?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 26th February 2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By MikkiJayne
They can appear to charge ok, but won't start the...

They can appear to charge ok, but won't start the car after a short period of inactivity - it can be as short as overnight. Its like there is a mysterious power drain in the car, but its just the...
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By MikkiJayne
I suspect mine will be about 12 miles :( Its 4...

I suspect mine will be about 12 miles :( Its 4 miles from the workshop at the moment which is all it did last year, and its another 4 miles from here to the MoT station.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 26th February 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,629
Posted By MikkiJayne
I have two dead Yuasa 5019s in the workshop...

I have two dead Yuasa 5019s in the workshop waiting for recycling, both with the same fault, one of which was less than a year old. I have a 3rd in Big Red so thats not long for this world either....
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th February 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By MikkiJayne
The AC noise is usually the electric radiator...

The AC noise is usually the electric radiator fan.

The other one is hard to discern from your description. Is a screech, a rumble, a howl, a rattle?
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
They're just a good quality standard pad, and...

They're just a good quality standard pad, and happened to be what Mtec sell so we could get discs and pads from one place.
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
They look good... :o Also the c-hook grooves...

They look good... :o Also the c-hook grooves perform the same function as the usual linear grooves (dissipating gas and friction material build-up under the pad surface) but without the noise, as...
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Say, thats a lovely pair of shiny new calipers....

Say, thats a lovely pair of shiny new calipers. Can't shake the feeling something is wrong here...

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25668&stc=1&d=1614284465

ARB drop...
Forum: Daily banter 24th February 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Not particularly exciting at the moment - just...

Not particularly exciting at the moment - just putting suspension components back on. All the lower arm bushes are replaced now, along with the tie rod link. I'm still waiting on the new ARB links,...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th February 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,167
Posted By MikkiJayne
I buy it by the roll from Amazon, in a bunch of...

I buy it by the roll from Amazon, in a bunch of different sizes for different applications:

self-adhesive foam strip (https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00GQ3L7B6)
Forum: Daily banter 24th February 2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Suspension bushes a little past their prime...

Suspension bushes a little past their prime :rolleyes:

Please please please Ian can we embed videos? Pretty please? (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25647&stc=1&d=1614184396)
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Yes, and yes. I hope you don't get motion...

Yes, and yes. I hope you don't get motion sickness!
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Started putting the suspension back together with...

Started putting the suspension back together with new bushes

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25643&stc=1&d=1614111657

Replaced these little link arms as they were very...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
I will have a look thanks. They may be legacy...

I will have a look thanks. They may be legacy listings from the before-time though. The last thing I bought from Poland had to come via Dean as they also wouldn't ship to the UK.

Edit - nothing...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 23rd February 2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikkiJayne
Printed seal in place: ...

Printed seal in place:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=25641&stc=1&d=1614072544
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
No progress on Vod yesterday because we can't get...

No progress on Vod yesterday because we can't get the Bilstein suspension kit. There are none in the UK, and Bilstein head office doesn't appear to be interested in getting any here (like many German...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd February 2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Interesting - I never knew there was another. Any...

Interesting - I never knew there was another. Any pics of the conversion?
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 22nd February 2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikkiJayne
The printed part is perfect for the job +++ will...

The printed part is perfect for the job +++ will post a pic later
Forum: Daily banter 22nd February 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
That's the one I built - the thread is on here...

That's the one I built - the thread is on here somewhere.

There will probably a 3rd by this afternoon though, as I've been working with someone on a proof of concept for a new design clutch pedal...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 22nd February 2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikkiJayne
I'm about to try printing one. If it works, I'll...

I'm about to try printing one. If it works, I'll post you one with the tiny spring which will be on its way this afternoon :)
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 21st February 2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikkiJayne
I've been having a look at David's lock over the...

I've been having a look at David's lock over the weekend. Everything seemed in good order and nicely greased, but the barrel was stuck fast in the surround. After sitting overnight in WD40 I managed...
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
B1799D 17x52x17...

B1799D 17x52x17 (https://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=b1799d&)
6203-2RS 17x40x12 (https://simplybearings.co.uk/shop/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=6203-2rs&)
...
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
If everyone could chip in a few bob for a CNC I'm...

If everyone could chip in a few bob for a CNC I'm sure we can make our own :D

The backbox is being replaced with a Supersport (same as on my S8) to release some of the lovely V8 burble without...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st February 2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By MikkiJayne
You are going to need a change of username now...

You are going to need a change of username now :ROFL:



That's pretty cheap for 400 of parts and a day's work.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st February 2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By MikkiJayne
Change it +++ The belt doesn't tend to fail, but...

Change it +++ The belt doesn't tend to fail, but the hydraulic tensioner does. Use the INA kit - its oem parts without the rings, for 250. Also worth doing the water pump and thermostat (genuine for...
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Bert bought him back in early 2020, right before...

Bert bought him back in early 2020, right before lockdown started :)
Forum: Daily banter 20th February 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
Perfect! :ROFL::ROFL:

Perfect! :ROFL::ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 20th February 2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,118
Posted By MikkiJayne
General Vod back in the haus! I woke up this...

General Vod back in the haus! I woke up this morning genuinely excited to have a few days on The General again, since he is one of the nicest D2s to work on. Everything comes apart, nothing is ever...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,755
Posted By MikkiJayne
Alas we no longer have the option - there are no...

Alas we no longer have the option - there are no heated screens left as Audi stopped producing them long ago, and it is prohibitively expensive to have them custom-made :(
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,480
Posted By MikkiJayne
Thank you. The grommets are printing now and will...

Thank you. The grommets are printing now and will ship on Monday.

I also make the UK version of the brake block and the LED glovebox lights, but they aren't listed anywhere other than the relevant...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th February 2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By MikkiJayne
Not to the extent where you can change shift...

Not to the extent where you can change shift points. You can change the program to a slightly more dynamic one where it's more eager to change down but that's it. BR already has that enabled. It...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th February 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,371
Posted By MikkiJayne
S8 on the left, 2.8QS on the right. I get 24mpg...

S8 on the left, 2.8QS on the right. I get 24mpg from both of them, although I do drive the 2.8 in S mode everywhere because the gearbox programming is so stupid.
...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th February 2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By MikkiJayne
Don't get hung up on the cover - it has no...

Don't get hung up on the cover - it has no relevance to the engine underneath it. The A6 in your picture likely has an AMX engine under the A6 cover, just as the A8 will have an AMX engine under the...
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