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Forum: Daily banter 14th April 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By notorious
Cheers David. Will read those then. +++

Cheers David. Will read those then. +++
Forum: Daily banter 14th April 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By notorious
The page you’re referring to shows how the crack...

The page you’re referring to shows how the crack was discovered and fixed.
The question was why it has happened.
Forum: Daily banter 14th April 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By notorious
Epic thread. Any idea as to why the seam at...

Epic thread.

Any idea as to why the seam at the turret has cracked and needed welding?
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By notorious
This thread is epic. MikkiJayne, you should be...

This thread is epic.
MikkiJayne, you should be given an award for documenting all this !
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Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th April 2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
All good things come to those who wait +++

All good things come to those who wait

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Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 9th April 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
Following with interest. You should be given...

Following with interest.

You should be given an award if you find jets that will fit podiums and can be adjusted to accommodate aggressive slope of those podiums.

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Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 6th April 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
Appreciate that, but if you ever opened up...

Appreciate that, but if you ever opened up existing looms you will see a lot of 'connections' right in the loom made in factory, so even factory looms are a bit messy. With availability of Certoplast...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
I’d simply ‘T’ into existing wiring for the new...

I’d simply ‘T’ into existing wiring for the new jets. Solder in new wires into existing ones.
So you will have both old connector and any new connector you can imagine to connect new stuff.
So that...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
In terms of wiring the A8 D2 FL jets are 'always...

In terms of wiring the A8 D2 FL jets are 'always on' and are protected by 5A fuse.
The resistance and wattage will change depending on outside temperature.
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
Looking for results of testing those Ford mist...

Looking for results of testing those Ford mist type jets.
My prediction is that they'll aim too high :)
Hopefully they will be adjustable.

Watching this thread with interest
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By notorious
Interesting discussion. I wonder if there is a...

Interesting discussion.
I wonder if there is a straight fit for D2 from newer cars
without modifications of scuttle panel or wedges.

Why we worry about matching resistance Andrew?
Different...
Forum: House and Home DIY 3rd April 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By notorious
Honeywell is making great stuff

Honeywell is making great stuff
Forum: House and Home DIY 2nd April 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By notorious
Honeywell is doing a system with radio controlled...

Honeywell is doing a system with radio controlled TRVs that are managed from central console or smartphone. Additional room thermostats can also be added. Central console will switch on boiler when...
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By notorious
Lovely. Red on black. What a car. +++

Lovely. Red on black. What a car.
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Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By notorious
Fantastic !! +++

Fantastic !! +++
Forum: Owners Meets 21st December 2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,482
Posted By notorious
+1 Got your message Jim and marked my...

+1

Got your message Jim and marked my calendar.
Will be without family though, only myself.

Will stay for one night Friday to Saturday.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th November 2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By notorious
Lovely example !!! +++

Lovely example !!! +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th November 2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By notorious
Can they do off-roading? How about ralley?

Can they do off-roading? How about ralley?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th November 2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By notorious
Guys, you haven't seen this yet: ...

Guys, you haven't seen this yet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqxqxEF9ty0
Forum: Daily banter 10th November 2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,877
Posted By notorious
A brief explanation of Paradise Papers ...

A brief explanation of Paradise Papers

https://youtu.be/8N7gljqsIKc
Forum: Daily banter 25th October 2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By notorious
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Forum: Daily banter 24th October 2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By notorious
Also did this some time ago: ...

Also did this some time ago:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=6501
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd October 2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By notorious
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Forum: D2 - Transmission 21st October 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,139
Posted By notorious
Amazing. Would be great to look at pictures how...

Amazing.
Would be great to look at pictures how you managed to fit clutch in that tight footwell.
Hope to see the car in flesh in one owner meets.
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Forum: Daily banter 29th September 2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By notorious
>> Or, use waze instead of google and have...

>> Or, use waze instead of google and have realtime traffic data from others around you.

After Google bought Waze they've ditched their traffic algorithms and now use traffic data from Waze for...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 27th September 2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By notorious
Great stuff +++ Next time change wiper arms...

Great stuff +++

Next time change wiper arms and wipers to genuine new.
Then only change rubbers every year. They are available to order via TPS.
They are made in Germany by company called SWF...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 23rd September 2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By notorious
Excellent write up

Excellent write up
Forum: D2 - Lights 15th September 2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
This is what I'm saying -- use only genuine parts...

This is what I'm saying -- use only genuine parts :)
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th September 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,167
Posted By notorious
i just hate this iPhone

i just hate this iPhone
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th September 2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,167
Posted By notorious
i had wobbling at both front and rear when I...

i had wobbling at both front and rear when I purchased car 7 years ago. It was especially noticeable when drawing at 70mph on motorways.

Changing calipers, disks and pads to new genuine Audi has...
Forum: D2 - Interior 10th September 2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By notorious
Hmm... 8N1 has fitted my pedal base without any...

Hmm... 8N1 has fitted my pedal base without any problem.
Looks like our cars were manufactured with different pedal bases??? :Confused:
Forum: D2 - Interior 9th September 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,582
Posted By notorious
no idea as to why 8N2 was ordered. Even...

no idea as to why 8N2 was ordered.

Even though 8N1 is more narrow if it'll fit the base metal pedal then what's the problem?
Forum: D2 - Lights 8th September 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
Parts that I ordered were delivered today by TPS....

Parts that I ordered were delivered today by TPS.

Looks like proper Audi parts ARE still available +++

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=16959&stc=1&d=1504887344
...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 7th September 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By notorious
Rebuild at Mackies or better at ZF in Germany...

Rebuild at Mackies or better at ZF in Germany (this is where I go).

Yes, that will cost a lot of money.
But it won't be more expensive than the money +++.
Get rid of the car now if you are not...
Forum: D2 - Lights 5th September 2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
That may be correct Dave. Sometimes their...

That may be correct Dave. Sometimes their database does not reflect actual availability. They will simply decline to supply when it'll become clear to them, but for some strange reason they'll never...
Forum: D2 - Lights 5th September 2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
I talked to my TPS and they told me: ...

I talked to my TPS and they told me:

4D0941299A -- obsolete
4D0941299 -- available, 21.15 +vat
4D0505465G -- available, 34.68 +vat

Both are back order from Germany with no E.T.A.

I told...
Forum: D2 - Lights 5th September 2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
TPS just returned to me: 4D0 941 299 A is not...

TPS just returned to me: 4D0 941 299 A is not available to order.
For the first time I hit the problem of non-availability of genuine parts :(

Looking at eBay used parts are available, which...
Forum: D2 - Lights 3rd September 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
Is that a front or a rear arm that we're talking...

Is that a front or a rear arm that we're talking about? What is the part number please?

Front arms have had 2 varieties:
1. 4D0 941 299 -- for cars with alu uprights & narrow tapers in lower...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 30th August 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By notorious
check wiring and cables connection to the sensor,...

check wiring and cables connection to the sensor, then change sensor & oil
Forum: Daily banter 24th August 2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,080
Posted By notorious
Idiots

Idiots
Forum: Owners Meets 16th August 2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,591
Posted By notorious
This video looks great. What a technology! +++

This video looks great.
What a technology!
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Forum: D2 - Lights 11th August 2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
:eek2: Use proper parts Dave

:eek2:

Use proper parts Dave
Forum: D2 - Lights 10th August 2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,585
Posted By notorious
My wiring started to fail, so I repaired it...

My wiring started to fail, so I repaired it properly:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=12058
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 7th August 2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By notorious
up

up
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th August 2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By notorious
up

up
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 4th August 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By notorious
Don't have pictures with me, but scuttle panel is...

Don't have pictures with me, but scuttle panel is easy to remove, which you will have to do anyway.

you'll need to remove arms, and this can be done by removing wiper and then firmly grabbing arm...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st August 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By notorious
All parts I install on my car I buy brand new...

All parts I install on my car I buy brand new genuine Audi from TPS.
Always cheaper in the long run. +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 24th July 2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 20,971
Posted By notorious
Check in ELSA adaption channel for your car. ...

Check in ELSA adaption channel for your car.
Can be different for older cars.
Also, use latest VagCOM version.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd July 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By notorious
Available for sale again.

Available for sale again.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th July 2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By notorious
Cheers Goran. Will do this when mine fails.

Cheers Goran. Will do this when mine fails.
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