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Forum: Driving bliss 4th April 2018, 11:05 AM
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Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for this, I've done Mont St. Michel, St...

Thanks for this, I've done Mont St. Michel, St Malo, Quiberon, the Loire valley, Reims and Colmar before so further down is all welcome tips for me!

Do you normally book before for hotels or wing...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd April 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By 1781cc
If you call Will or Aaron at VRS and mention that...

If you call Will or Aaron at VRS and mention that Lee sent you, they should be able to sort you out, they are good guys there. 01604 705 247

They have done 3 S8s and an S6 on my recommendation and...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd April 2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By 1781cc
late to the party on this - both flap motors need...

late to the party on this - both flap motors need to be retained, plugged in and not seized, although they aren't connected to anything it allows the ECU to think they are and operate accordingly....
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By 1781cc
I have no problem with Red leather - its just the...

I have no problem with Red leather - its just the combination with Candy Apple Green
Forum: Daily banter 13th March 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By 1781cc
I did the launch of the Mulsanne and worked at...

I did the launch of the Mulsanne and worked at the Crewe factory in the specification room for the model during press briefings and the size and build quality is sublime. Some of the colour options...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th March 2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,350
Posted By 1781cc
And what’s your verdict from the driving...

And what’s your verdict from the driving experience post clean?
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 1st March 2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By 1781cc
Thats weird about the haldex unit in the...

Thats weird about the haldex unit in the Freelander, what an oddity, I've run staggered, slicks and weirdo sizes all over my track TT, its subject to all forms of abuse and I have the haldex unit...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 28th February 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for the links, yeah, its not worth it,...

Thanks for the links, yeah, its not worth it, I'll can pull in more trading on an altcoin with a couple a hundred, I'll turn it off ha ha
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 28th February 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By 1781cc
Sorry to drag this back to the Monero mining...

Sorry to drag this back to the Monero mining question, I've been thinking that as I work away a lot I have free electricity and free internet when I am onsite. looking at the monero mining via their...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th February 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By 1781cc
I think this is good advice that I needed to hear...

I think this is good advice that I needed to hear - I started dabbling with £500, it went to £630 and its currently worth £420, I chopped a lot initially and that eroded the capital because I got...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th February 2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,059
Posted By 1781cc
When I sold my S8 the Transcend 220 went with it,...

When I sold my S8 the Transcend 220 went with it, but I wanted one for the cabby and after a lot of research I settled on a Garmin 45. super small, good specs and speed camera detection as well - 3...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 22nd February 2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By 1781cc
If they are multi-fit the second set of holes is...

If they are multi-fit the second set of holes is usually 5x100 - which means they will go onto things like the MK1 TT, the A3/S3 MK1, Cupra R, etc... loads of opportunities for sale.

List them on...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 22nd February 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By 1781cc
So I see that a lot of this is skewed towards...

So I see that a lot of this is skewed towards bespoke gpu hardware but is there a way of putting an older laptop to use mining coins? Just ticking away slowly in the background? Doesn’t have to be...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th February 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By 1781cc
I fitted Gaz Gold Motorsport suspension to my TT...

I fitted Gaz Gold Motorsport suspension to my TT last week, needed exactly the same thing but a deep socket - in the end Halfords only sold the 18 as part of full deep set, so £20 quid later for the...
Forum: Driving bliss 17th February 2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By 1781cc
Help! France and Northern Spain

The management and I are planning a two week driving holiday in the newly acquired A4 cabriolet, essentially we have two weeks and want to do a lot of wine exploring, so I am guessing heading down to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 16th February 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 1781cc
I'm showing my age in that I know exactly who...

I'm showing my age in that I know exactly who that is! my missus is getting like that with her Casadei's, Louboutins and Blahniks... usually when she sees a box being delivered I get the look as if...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 16th February 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 1781cc
Alloys are like shoes for women... its a...

Alloys are like shoes for women... its a nightmare!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 15th February 2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By 1781cc
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 15th February 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 1781cc
I probably could have got a little more, but with...

I probably could have got a little more, but with a full set of slicks, a full set of wets and another pile of alloys (which these had just become) space was a major issue! priced to sell +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 14th February 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 1781cc
Sold

Sold
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 13th February 2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 1781cc
Genuine OEM Audi 5x112 ET43 Alloys

Hi all, just bought new rims for my B7 Cabriolet, these are now good to go... would suit a car as winters.

They are 18s at ET43 and was running 235/40/18 summers.

No cracks, welds and run...
Forum: Other marques 11th February 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By 1781cc
Heard good things about these, looks nice

Heard good things about these, looks nice
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 8th February 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By 1781cc
I do mate, and its an affliction I have to live...

I do mate, and its an affliction I have to live with, all it means is that whenever I sell a car the next person gets a good one :ROFL:

At least you'll know who's waving at you on GP from a black...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 7th February 2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By 1781cc
I have, they arrive with the new tyres on Monday...

I have, they arrive with the new tyres on Monday - I'll post up pics when I do...

These are the mods so far...

http://www.3dink.co.uk/B7/Mods_003.jpg
http://www.3dink.co.uk/B7/Mods_004.jpg...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 6th February 2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By 1781cc
Weird, both my S4s did, and my Audi 80 cabriolet...

Weird, both my S4s did, and my Audi 80 cabriolet - I'll check the A4 when I am home at the weekend
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 6th February 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By 1781cc
Don't most cars already do that mate???

Don't most cars already do that mate???
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 6th February 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks peeps - yeah, those pics were from the...

Thanks peeps - yeah, those pics were from the advert, its tidy but it needs some work and I already have started to Modify it ha ha, I never learn...

I used to have two of the B6 V8's - not at the...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 6th February 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By 1781cc
Moving sideways

Well, being as I have been without a car for a while since selling the S8, I was struggling to work out what car to buy as I will be doing big miles for projects, it had to be a diesel, had to have...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 30th January 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for this - I think I automatically get a...

Thanks for this - I think I automatically get a gdax account when I opened my coinbase, haven't looked at it year though - its all a little early-day gobbledegook to me at the moment
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 30th January 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for the reply and pointers, a lot of which...

Thanks for the reply and pointers, a lot of which is reassuring what I understand already - the similarities between share trading and crypto trading appear to be similar except where Poloniex...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 30th January 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By 1781cc
The difference being that on the TDI, you turbo...

The difference being that on the TDI, you turbo power... Turbo mapping is easy power
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 29th January 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By 1781cc
Cryptocurrency Trading

OK, mining was too much for me to get my head around - especially with kit, but I am currently looking at trading as an option, whats everyones experiences so far with coinbase, poloniex, etc? its a...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th January 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By 1781cc
No worries, for the price you may experience some...

No worries, for the price you may experience some remapping of the fuel flow parameters to make it more responsive, but power gains will be minimal.

I used to have a B6 4.2 V8 S4 and with a...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th January 2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By 1781cc
N/A tuning is notoriously hard, especially...

N/A tuning is notoriously hard, especially without other supporting mods, so I would be sceptical about a 28bhp increase in power on that alone with no decat, flowing of heads, camshaft, etc...
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th January 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By 1781cc
I think the terminology is its a claim, but it...

I think the terminology is its a claim, but it wont affect insurance overall with renewals, mine was the same. Whats the excess? that rear glass is encapsulated, which means cheese wire to get out...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th January 2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By 1781cc
I paid £90 excess via my insurance- job done...

I paid £90 excess via my insurance- job done professionally, check your policy wording, you may be able to as well
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th January 2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By 1781cc
You have PM! +++

You have PM! +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th January 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By 1781cc
WANTED: rSAP Adaptor

Hi peeps, trying to help my brother find an rSAP adaptor for his car, its one of those things that look like a phone, but isnt, sits in the cradle. He's got an RNS-E MMI

Any one got one they want...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 23rd January 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By 1781cc
Castle Coachworks in Northampton did a great job...

Castle Coachworks in Northampton did a great job on mine, speak to Anthony and tell him Lee sent you +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th January 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By 1781cc
Dunno, he’s had it 5 years now, from Solihull?...

Dunno, he’s had it 5 years now, from Solihull? Ring any bells?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th January 2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By 1781cc
SOLD! brought a tear to my eye seeing her drive...

SOLD! brought a tear to my eye seeing her drive off.

Really, really nice guy bought her - he was the first to actually not waste my time and turned up. He's a current D2 owner of a Silver S8 Final...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th January 2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By 1781cc
It was my first foray into 8 ownership and I...

It was my first foray into 8 ownership and I spent about 8 months looking for a good one, its not showing off!
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th January 2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By 1781cc
Why thanks! I can sell her to you for less than...

Why thanks! I can sell her to you for less than fifteen grand (not that much less) and save you some money :ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 18th January 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By 1781cc
How the hell do you know all this sh*t? do you...

How the hell do you know all this sh*t? do you have a stack of Audi press release brochures in the can for morning input/output reading post coffee? lol
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 18th January 2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By 1781cc
Highest Spec (but Bose instead of B&O?) That...

Highest Spec (but Bose instead of B&O?)

That said, it has a fridge lol
Forum: Daily banter 18th January 2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By 1781cc
I think you need to tick the box so it saves as a...

I think you need to tick the box so it saves as a reply mate
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th January 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks guys, I've had the usual phone calls, a...

Thanks guys, I've had the usual phone calls, a few quick lowball offers but I am sticking to my guns on this one, I've spent too much time and money on getting her perfect and I look at the pictures...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th January 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By 1781cc
Just a quick update, whilst I am away with work...

Just a quick update, whilst I am away with work in London I dropped the car off to have the wheels refurbed, they were in great condition anyway, but I wasn't happy with a few very minor marks, so...
Forum: Daily banter 17th January 2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By 1781cc
Its weird isn't it, and depends on your insurance...

Its weird isn't it, and depends on your insurance company, my policy with the S8 actually went down by £180 on renewal after I had the flaps delete, remap and exhaust all added... Adrian Flux...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 15th January 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By 1781cc
Agree, replicas are a bad idea, but non OEM other...

Agree, replicas are a bad idea, but non OEM other reputable manufacturer wheels are also ok, some companies used to be suppliers to audi anyway, think Ronal, Borbet, etc... depends on the look you...
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