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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd October 2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By david@a8parts
A8 S8 Private Number Plates

We have a couple of cherished plates that have been taken from 8's over the years which may be of interest:

S8 TLO

A8 TTA

Both are on retention and ready to be assigned.

Make us an offer...
Forum: Owners Meets 29th May 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,855
Posted By david@a8parts
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel,...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Tonup - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie. Ann - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad
Ray - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad,...
Forum: Owners Meets 29th May 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,452
Posted By david@a8parts
Minack - I can walk up MJ - 1 steamship -...

Minack - I can walk up

MJ - 1
steamship - 1
The Laird - 2
CtL - 2
Tonupkid - 2
HPsauce - 2 crumblies
Moltuae -2
tintin - 2
Forum: Owners Meets 28th May 2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,513
Posted By david@a8parts
MJ - 1 Adult The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior ...

MJ - 1 Adult
The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior
steamship - 1 Adult
Tonupkid - 2 Seniors
HPsauce - 2 Seniors (over 70!)
CtL - 1 Adult and 1 Senior
Moltuae - 2 Adults
tintin - 2 Adults (Juniors?)...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,150
Posted By david@a8parts
Thank you all for your comments so far, it's...

Thank you all for your comments so far, it's great to hear all the positive ones, and very useful to hear about the changes and fixes we need to look at.

The first few automated orders are coming...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,150
Posted By david@a8parts
Online Shop Live - 50% Off!!

This is an historic day for us at Prestige Motor Services. After many months of hard work we have finally reached the ‘go live’ point of our online shop. :cool:

I would like to ask you all to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 6th October 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By david@a8parts
Extended Leather Door Cards in Grey

We have a set of Dark Grey (Swing) extended leather door cards from a Facelift D2 we have just dismantled. These are in poor condition but I couldn't bear to throw them away. If anyone would like...
Forum: Owners Meets 1st June 2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,533
Posted By david@a8parts
I just wanted to express our thanks to you all...

I just wanted to express our thanks to you all for a great weekend. Special thanks to Andrew for sharing his Umbrella with me on the way back to the hotel, Guy for the gift he kindly gave me, and of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 30th January 2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By david@a8parts
Just a quick pic. The car has an Aluminium roof...

Just a quick pic. The car has an Aluminium roof so the interior cover would work for Solar or Aluminium but not Glass.
Forum: Owners Meets 29th January 2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,943
Posted By david@a8parts
There will be 4 of us attending from A8parts,...

There will be 4 of us attending from A8parts, with 3 or 4 cars yet to be finalised....Staying just up the road (if I got the scale right on Google maps.....!)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 29th January 2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By david@a8parts
A8 D2 Alcantara Upper Trims Cream

Just started work breaking a Facelift S8 which has Alcantara Upper trims, Parcel shelf with blind and Roof Lining if anyone is considering an upgrade. It's in Cream and is in overall good condition...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 8th January 2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By david@a8parts
Audi Coffee Table

We recently sold a V8 engine block to a customer who makes car related furniture and this is the result. The block is a D2 4.2 V8 and his website is www.engine-tables.co.uk if anyone is interested.
Forum: Owners Meets 7th February 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,484
Posted By david@a8parts
Yes, Thanks IT for stepping in and confirming...

Yes, Thanks IT for stepping in and confirming that we wont be having an event this year.

For numerous reasons we just cant commit to an open day this year. The last two events have been enjoyable...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 30th October 2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By david@a8parts
The wires look very much like speaker wires to me...

The wires look very much like speaker wires to me so I would suggest it is your amplifier. Looking at the size and shape of it I am guessing you won't have Bose or b&o so it will be the regular sound...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 14th October 2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,961
Posted By david@a8parts
Its really tricky to get the plug up and out of...

Its really tricky to get the plug up and out of the door skin - the only way to do it without risking damaging the plug is to loosen the upper door away from the door skin. This will give you some...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th September 2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By david@a8parts
Its buried deep down below the air box and...

Its buried deep down below the air box and headlight on the Nearside (left) . Easiest way to get to it is remove the wheel arch liner front section on that side and possibly the pipework and bottom...
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,018
Posted By david@a8parts
[QUOTE=IT;58309] 18) Autolights should come...

[QUOTE=IT;58309]

18) Autolights should come on at motorway speeds irrespective of light levels, and should come on when auto-wipers are wiping fast in bad rain....

[QUOTE]

I'm not sure if...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th June 2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,527
Posted By david@a8parts
As far as I can tell it will be the one on the...

As far as I can tell it will be the one on the radiator (condenser) at the front of the car.

I will try and post a picture - it is the silver and black item half way down on the left :

...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 31st May 2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,026
Posted By david@a8parts
If you take a look directly upwards from the base...

If you take a look directly upwards from the base of the ski hatch opening in the boot (the underside of the parcel shelf in effect) there is a couple of slits in the metal where the gold piece of...
Forum: Owners Meets 24th April 2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,927
Posted By david@a8parts
Just wanted to say a big thank you to all who...

Just wanted to say a big thank you to all who attended on Sunday from myself and all the team here. It was a great turn out this year so it looks like we had better start planning the next one!
...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,601
Posted By david@a8parts
I agree - as soon as the ESP is triggered the...

I agree - as soon as the ESP is triggered the cruise is automatically switched off - If you drive a Ford Galaxy then it is also switched off when you blow the horn :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 21st March 2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By david@a8parts
£30.00

£30.00
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By david@a8parts
£60.00

£60.00
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By david@a8parts
£25.00

£25.00
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By david@a8parts
£20.00

£20.00
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By david@a8parts
£50.00

£50.00
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th March 2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,636
Posted By david@a8parts
It will depend what it actually is - I am only...

It will depend what it actually is - I am only guessing here - MAF and Throttle body are quick swaps if your local place has them available. There are other things it could be so until you get the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th March 2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,636
Posted By david@a8parts
Yes it will definately show up in vagcom in the...

Yes it will definately show up in vagcom in the engine ECU and the ABS ecu.

Price wise - give us a call or email with the faults or specifically what you need and we can take it from there.
...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th March 2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,636
Posted By david@a8parts
I would suspect something to do with either the...

I would suspect something to do with either the MAF or the throttle body because the EPC (Electronic Power Control) light is on. As soon as the engine ECU doesnt think it can control the power...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd February 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By david@a8parts
The rear Climate buttons are disabled if you have...

The rear Climate buttons are disabled if you have the child locks on - if it is off you wont be able to switch it on, and if it is on it will show 'Passiv' if you try to alter it - does that help?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st February 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,755
Posted By david@a8parts
Looking back to when I did mine the part numbers...

Looking back to when I did mine the part numbers are as follows:

ATF Oil G055162A2 - I bought 10 Litres but had about 2.5 left over
Strainer (filter) 09E325429
Sump Gasket 09E321371

Total...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 28th January 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By david@a8parts
Not meaning to point out the obvious but we have...

Not meaning to point out the obvious but we have several in stock..... Happy to negotiate with Forum Members on price too so dont be afraid to make us an offer.

01642 783537
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 7th January 2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,355
Posted By david@a8parts
Sorry guys these were sold some time ago.

Sorry guys these were sold some time ago.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th December 2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,762
Posted By david@a8parts
If you just need to get moving for the time being...

If you just need to get moving for the time being Darren there is an emergency caliper rewind tool in the tool kit. Use the small end to remove the motor from the caliper and then the larger end to...
Forum: Daily banter 21st December 2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,262
Posted By david@a8parts
Sadly they are Halogen - Xenon wasnt an option...

Sadly they are Halogen - Xenon wasnt an option until mid 1998 so she's a bit too early.
Forum: Daily banter 21st December 2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,262
Posted By david@a8parts
Apologies this is a day late but we will make...

Apologies this is a day late but we will make sure your prize arrives before santa!

OK, so the correct answer would be:
Options Fitted:

Acoustic Parking System
Auto Dipping Rear View Mirror...
Forum: Daily banter 17th December 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,262
Posted By david@a8parts
Just to clarify, Maria's dancing Xmas Tree Man is...

Just to clarify, Maria's dancing Xmas Tree Man is not part of the prize +++
Forum: Daily banter 17th December 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,262
Posted By david@a8parts
Little Christmas Competition..

I thought we would do a little competition this week with a small prize for the winner.
Attached are some photos of the Pearl S8 and I would like everyone to list out as many factory options as they...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd December 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,584
Posted By david@a8parts
Sorry, not very good with photos, but you will...

Sorry, not very good with photos, but you will see in one of the pics that the wires to the injectors are labelled with yellow tags. These are put on at the factory so that when you disconnect them...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd December 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,584
Posted By david@a8parts
W12 Thermostat Swap

A month or so ago I decided to change the thermostat on my W12.
During the summer I thought it was quite slow to warm up compared to my previous W12, but I put that down to the SWB having an extra...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 26th November 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,973
Posted By david@a8parts
Prepare to be gobsmacked... Mirror mechanisms are...

Prepare to be gobsmacked... Mirror mechanisms are different for LHD and RHD cars (denoted by 4D1 and 4D2 part number prefixes) It is to do with the way the mirror adjusts depending on the side of the...
Forum: D3 - Lights 23rd November 2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,334
Posted By david@a8parts
Cornering Lights

For some time now the cornering lights on my W12 have bugged me, they don't operate how the manual says they should, and I had exactly the same problem with my old W12 - I had put this down to the...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd November 2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,352
Posted By david@a8parts
Usually, but not always.... The factory...

Usually, but not always....

The factory towbar does require a small cut out in the lower valance of the bumper as per the Westfalia/Audi installation instructions. It only needs to be about 5cm...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd October 2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,776
Posted By david@a8parts
OK, so my shopping list went like this: W12...

OK, so my shopping list went like this:

W12 Specific Parts:
12x Spark Plugs Part No 101905600A
1x Oil Filter 07C115562E
1x Sump Plug N90813202
2x Air Filters 4E0129620D
10 Litres ATF Oil...
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,011
Posted By david@a8parts
I had to rack my brain but I assume you mean: ...

I had to rack my brain but I assume you mean:

2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STi Prodrive Black with Gold Wheels

Bought brand new as an impulse purchase when the RB5 was taken off my drive by some...
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,046
Posted By david@a8parts
Gearbox Brain in BMW v AUDI

I was out driving at the weekend in my Mum's BMW 330Ci Auto. Now, I have noticed on many other occasions when driving this car that the gearbox ECU is far more intelligent than any Audi Auto I have...
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,011
Posted By david@a8parts
OK well I guess its time I should chime in..... ...

OK well I guess its time I should chime in.....

1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 Merit
1993 Citroen ZX Volcane TD Brand New! "The First Diesel Hot Hatch"
1996 Peugeot 405 GLX TD
1998 Audi A4 1.9 TDi 110...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd October 2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,435
Posted By david@a8parts
OK sorry I got all excited and hit the wrong...

OK sorry I got all excited and hit the wrong button :o

What I wanted to carry on to say was you may recall a while ago there was a post asking for an A8 D2 in good condition to be used on a TV...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd October 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,435
Posted By david@a8parts
Dont miss the Strippers....

Right thats got your attention...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd October 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,095
Posted By david@a8parts
Thats right, and I think the confusion between...

Thats right, and I think the confusion between the diagram showing what appears to be the nearside door and Ians explanation here can be attributed to the diagram being for a LHD car. It isnt the...
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