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Forum: D2 - Everything else Yesterday, 09:18 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I see, I have registered with Audi Ensurance but...

I see, I have registered with Audi Ensurance but have not used them, I guess they mostly care only for extra repair work going to them, not so much for write offs, could be also down to person you...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 25th April 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 265
Posted By ainarssems
I don't think those guides reflect true market...

I don't think those guides reflect true market value for older and rarer cars, they might be correct 3 year old Golf but I am not so sure about D2. Give them couple of examples of comparable cars for...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 24th April 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 894
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Posted By ainarssems
Decided finally to switch AMD cards over to...

Decided finally to switch AMD cards over to CryptoNote-V7 as it looked like C-V7 was bringing the same income but lower power consumption, less noise and heat. So I compiled the latest version of of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 24th April 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By ainarssems
It's a long run so I guess will not be cheap:( ...

It's a long run so I guess will not be cheap:( It's not looking good for A6 either with the rain and back pain. I have the high pressure injection pump off but still need to change timing piston on...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd April 2018, 01:30 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I made a 'box' as well although not fully...

I made a 'box' as well although not fully finished yet, needs a bit of noise insulation on the exhaust side and also around air supplying fan. Noise gone down from 85dB to 50 with external fan off...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd April 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By ainarssems
It would be shame for them to go to skip, if...

It would be shame for them to go to skip, if nobody else wants them and if I can get A6 Avant fixed before deadline I will have a go at saving them
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th April 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By ainarssems
Apparently it's the sames as Range Rover...

Apparently it's the sames as Range Rover https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-Rover-Discovery-1-Range-Rover-p38-Cruise-Control-Actuator-Vacuum-Bellows/222919957047?hash=item33e7109a37:g:UVcAAOSwnMBafwul
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Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th April 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By ainarssems
I seem to remember reading somewhere that they...

I seem to remember reading somewhere that they were available from Lamborghini a lot cheaper.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th April 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By ainarssems
Good luck finding new one, it has not been...

Good luck finding new one, it has not been stocked by Audi since 2001. For the used one it's probably best to look for somebody breaking old S8 on e-bay and asking them if they have the right badge...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th April 2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By ainarssems
I'll get my coat

I'll get my coat
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th April 2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By ainarssems
Post cat lambdas is only there to monitor cats,...

Post cat lambdas is only there to monitor cats, they do not affect fuelling.
All lambdas are narrow band on D2.
Forum: Daily banter 10th April 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By ainarssems
I don't know, it was just a theory as those LPG...

I don't know, it was just a theory as those LPG adaptors cought my eye. I guess it could be just oil rings that are worn and compression rings still fine.

Oil consumption only on low revs is...
Forum: Daily banter 10th April 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,746
Posted By ainarssems
Interesting LPG injector adaptors, look very neat...

Interesting LPG injector adaptors, look very neat but my first thought was that it is likely to affect petrol injectors with a possibility that petrol could end up on adaptor walls and run down...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 6th April 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
Verge had 51% attack as well + hack to keep...

Verge had 51% attack as well + hack to keep mining on Scrypt instead of switching algos on 05/04. "Fix" resulted in hard fork and network is pretty much down now waiting for a more permanent hard...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th April 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By ainarssems
I agree as it failed lambda as well it's more...

I agree as it failed lambda as well it's more likely to be first lambda sensors or possibly air leak. Have a look at values for lambda voltage in measuring blocks with VCDS. They should be changing...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd April 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
It's the same hashrate/power consumption as 6 RX...

It's the same hashrate/power consumption as 6 RX 570 or GTX1070 cards so not big deal. It's considerably cheaper and probably easier to deploy in large numbers but only shipping second half of July...
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th March 2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By ainarssems
23 is definitely too low, 32-42 would be my...

23 is definitely too low, 32-42 would be my recommendation depending on load and driving conditions so 36 seem like a good middle way.
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 24th March 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By ainarssems
There is a fair bit of rolling diameter...

There is a fair bit of rolling diameter difference 5%+ so not ideal but it's only for short term emergency use anyway and load rating is more than adequate so should be OK if you only need to use it...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd March 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 507
Posted By ainarssems
Can I have 10% of your savings instead of beer?...

Can I have 10% of your savings instead of beer? :ROFL:

To be fair DM tyres was recommended to me by another forum member Sub-Zero (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/member.php?u=1607) who met me near DM...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 20th March 2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
Interesting. My understanding was that there...

Interesting.

My understanding was that there are 2 forks happening for Monero in near future, the current development team is doing a fork but staying with the same algorithm, not sure what is...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th March 2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
I don't think I have posted picture of this...

I don't think I have posted picture of this before. It's Antminer L3+ with modified firmware that lets me overclock each board separately so that i can overclock 3 of the better boards and it also...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th March 2018, 01:43 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I do have some 100mm and 125mm on the miners,...

I do have some 100mm and 125mm on the miners, 125mm is definitely the way to go, 100mm is restricting airflow too much and temps and fan speeds go up. Thanks for the comments about bows:) I did not...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th March 2018, 11:04 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
That's the slowest of 2 they have announced but...

That's the slowest of 2 they have announced but they just keep announcing new miners but have still to ship any. Their first miner T1 or I think it was called T16 at the start was supposed to ship...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th March 2018, 10:16 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
In another news I overclocked A3 to make most of...

In another news I overclocked A3 to make most of it as the profitability is dropping. It did not quite make 20% overclock some are reporting, only about 12.5% but still OK, it's only about 1/day...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th March 2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
I would be interested in hosting but that...

I would be interested in hosting but that electricity price would erode any potential rental costs I could offer. My electricity is price is 0.11625 day rate and 0.45773 night rate which works out ...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th March 2018, 08:14 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Temp inside garage is 20-30C higher than outside...

Temp inside garage is 20-30C higher than outside depending on wind, whether there is any sunshine and rain. After packing up gaps to reduce noise escaping from garage most of heat is conducted out...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th March 2018, 06:33 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Too many CryptoNight/CryptoNote miners hitting...

Too many CryptoNight/CryptoNote miners hitting market at the same time. In addition to Baikalminer and Bitmain others are Pinldea RR-200 27kH/s @ 350W, no price yet, DragonMint X1 124kH/s @245W $1600...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th March 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 894
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Posted By ainarssems
Batch 3 for X3 sold out now, batch 4 now...

Batch 3 for X3 sold out now, batch 4 now available for $1900.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 16th March 2018, 10:08 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Yes I have seen this, it's a group of people...

Yes I have seen this, it's a group of people forking away from core Monero, kind of like Bitcoin Cash or Gold or Litecoin Cash did, it does not affect the Monero who will stay with the current algo...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 16th March 2018, 08:46 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
This pricing for X3 looks better but no exact...

This pricing for X3 looks better but no exact shipping date. Would not want to risk on my own but might go 50/50 with a friend for one.
...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 15th March 2018, 05:57 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
I take it back. Bitmain just released X3 which...

I take it back. Bitmain just released X3 which has hashpower of 11 Giant N or 110 Vegas @550W . A bit expensive though https://shop.bitmain.com/productDetail.htm?pid=000201803132107063379CD35Gxy064F
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 15th March 2018, 05:35 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Reply from Baikal: When comparing...

Reply from Baikal:



When comparing price to 10x Vegas Giant N price is not that bad considering low power consumption but the profitability will go down. If there was no MOQ and price around...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 14th March 2018, 02:38 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I think this is what killed GPU/CPU CryptoNight...

I think this is what killed GPU/CPU CryptoNight profitability. Hashing power of 10 RX Vegas or 25 RX 580 with 60W (3%) power consumption. Or if it was not because of this then it will see even higher...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 5th March 2018, 11:08 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Which exchanges is it on? I can only see...

Which exchanges is it on? I can only see tradesatoshi.com @$0.80 and YoBit @ $4 but still not possible to deposit on YoBit so that does not really count.
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 3rd March 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By ainarssems
Yes, forgot to mention driving conditions as...

Yes, forgot to mention driving conditions as well, long steady motorway journeys will have more even wear, I mostly do local short runs with a lot more braking and steering than motorways.:)
Forum: D4 - Wheels and Tyres 3rd March 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By ainarssems
It's dependant on driving style. For me front...

It's dependant on driving style. For me front wears 2x as fast as rear, if rear tyres go from 8 to 6mm fronts are down to 4mm. If you swap them round at this point they will be the same again at 2mm...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd March 2018, 12:34 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
I could and I have 1 to 3 splitter. It was not...

I could and I have 1 to 3 splitter. It was not working well on Microserver, I thought it was splitters fault and have not used it since but it was a bit dodgy on Microserver even with one card...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 2nd March 2018, 10:26 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
Have not done anything further about...

Have not done anything further about soundproofing as at the colder weather temps, fan speeds and noise is lower anyway.

So I have been looking at moving from CryptoNight to Eth on my AMD rigs....
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 27th February 2018, 10:37 AM
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Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
No cannot combine them, looks like you can use 1...

No cannot combine them, looks like you can use 1 per miner. I only tried it for L3+, if I add 1 to order I can use 1 coupon, if I add 3 I can use 3 coupons. If I only buy PSU's or router coupons...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 27th February 2018, 05:49 AM
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Posted By ainarssems
Anybody else getting coupons from Bitmain? I have...

Anybody else getting coupons from Bitmain? I have had $125 coupon for couple of months now and was unable to use it for A3 order but it let's me use it now for L3+ order. Last night they sent me...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 26th February 2018, 04:46 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
SHA256 price on NiceHash has gone up more than...

SHA256 price on NiceHash has gone up more than 50%. I thought maybe it's now possible to sell LCC and still at decent price so that's pushing up demand and price. But no, YoBit still does not accept...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th February 2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By ainarssems
I have no personal experience with Crossclimate...

I have no personal experience with Crossclimate tyres but I would chose 2WD with winter tyres over 4WD with summer tyres.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th February 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By ainarssems
Any part number with X at the end is exchange...

Any part number with X at the end is exchange part from Audi meaning that you need to return old part to them. The correct part number for 32V S8 automatic is 4D0907557N. This should help you with...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th February 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
I am far from turning rigs off, they earn less...

I am far from turning rigs off, they earn less but they still earn more than they spend in electricity and extra heating is welcome at this cold spell of weather. Are you running RX580 with the same...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th February 2018, 09:27 AM
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Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
I think I need to get in staking as well, that's...

I think I need to get in staking as well, that's the part I have not tried yet, just need to decide the which coins to stake. What are the HDD space requirements for the coins you are staking and how...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By ainarssems
Pretty much what I think as well. Most cars ...

Pretty much what I think as well.

Most cars does not need it and if it does need there is no way it can clean 15 years of buildup in 15 minutes. I run Shell V Power and couple of weeks before...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st February 2018, 02:13 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
If you have not mentioned I probably would not...

If you have not mentioned I probably would not have even noticed LCC yet. I set my S9 to try out LCC but it was rented out so only started mining LCC this morning, in 6 hours it earned about 2 LCC so...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th February 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By ainarssems
I agree about sandblaster, I had one included...

I agree about sandblaster, I had one included along with several other tools when I bought compressor and it's not that powerful, creates a lot of dust and does not want to work with regular sand so...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th February 2018, 11:05 AM
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Views: 24,562
Posted By ainarssems
No I have not but that is something to look at.

No I have not but that is something to look at.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 17th February 2018, 03:56 PM
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Posted By ainarssems
So my plans to use aerated blocks was busted...

So my plans to use aerated blocks was busted because nobody seem to stock Durox 620mm or 600mm long blocks despite listing them on website, they said if I order at least 1 whole pallet they might...
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