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Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Nognar
Did a European tour in my 2.8 QS in June and it...

Did a European tour in my 2.8 QS in June and it was a simply superb companion for the trip.

2000+ miles, nicely over 30mpg and simply did it better than many modern cars could manage.
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th September 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Nognar
They are soooooooo very lovely +++

They are soooooooo very lovely +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 13th September 2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Got to keep the old girl on the road and running...

Got to keep the old girl on the road and running perfectly +++

Though I am disappointed with Audi that after 17 years and 199,000 miles it failed.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th September 2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
The hose is from Audi Tradition but it was...

The hose is from Audi Tradition but it was ordered through Logistikzentrum Lehrte Autohaus Schmidt GmbH so they are handling it for me.

I ordered from them and their website, they could not get...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th September 2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Nognar
I read this and think thatís a great price for...

I read this and think thatís a great price for such a great car.

Trouble is I already have one Ming Blue D2 S8.....
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd September 2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Indeed, but I need it so said go ahead and get me...

Indeed, but I need it so said go ahead and get me the pipe!

I can no longer have the S8 wetting itself.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd September 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Damn! "Thank you very much for your order. ...

Damn!

"Thank you very much for your order.

The part is unfortunatelly not available from factory and can only purchased at Audi Tradition.

In this case we have a delivery time of round...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 2nd September 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Ordered from Germany +++

Ordered from Germany +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 2nd September 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Agreed with the above if it was a simple hose...

Agreed with the above if it was a simple hose then yes I would just buy something generic.

This one has a couple of 90s in it hence I need to go the buying the official one route.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 2nd September 2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 421
Posted By Nognar
Wanted - D2 Heater Hose/ Pipe 4D2819371B

Alas A8 parts do not currently have one of these and its not available in the UK anymore from Audi/ TPS.

Hence I need to get the car back on the road and the only current option is Audi Tradition...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 30th August 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
I would not wish this job on anyone! Its in...

I would not wish this job on anyone!

Its in one of the hardest places to get too right at the back of the engine and my god its taken some doing this afternoon. It was not the lower expansion hose...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
Just ordered it from them +++ Thanks to A8...

Just ordered it from them +++

Thanks to A8 parts as always as I would have been a little stuck otherwise!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
Its definitely the hose that's the main problem...

Its definitely the hose that's the main problem as I could see it cracked and coolant leaking when I looked but could not get the phone to it for the perfect picture.

The coolant went everywhere...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
It might be 4D0121109 but could someone confirm?...

It might be 4D0121109 but could someone confirm? I can then get to TPS to buy one in.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
Well got the old girl up on the ramps to wonder...

Well got the old girl up on the ramps to wonder where the leak was from.

Could see it running and dripping off the exhaust pipe and followed it up to the engine bay.

Then found this:
...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th August 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Nognar
Sunday Drive and then all the coolant falls out

Afternoon all,

Well after fixing the battery in the S8 and going for a drive I was just thinking to myself what an excellent car the S8 is.

Then....

Temp gauge went to the right and red...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th August 2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Nognar
Spent some time with the car today and can...

Spent some time with the car today and can confirm the root cause of the problem is the battery.

Therefore I cannot personally recommend to anyone a Yuasa Silver battery.

More interestingly I...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 27th July 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Nognar
Interesting read and thank you. Seems the...

Interesting read and thank you.

Seems the battery may not be as good as I thought.

I will swap it round with the one in the A8 and do some further testing.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th July 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Nognar
Thank you and good to know. Last time I did...

Thank you and good to know.

Last time I did an alternator was on a C4 2.8 Quattro
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th July 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Nognar
Time for a new Alternator (Update: New Battery)

Well it seems to be the warm weather has upset the S8 a little.

Went to drive it today and it had a little trouble! Jumped it OK (Anker Jump Pack highly recommended as it starts a 4.2!) and drove...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd June 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Nognar
My S8 stayed home for this one as I wanted to...

My S8 stayed home for this one as I wanted to take the QS on a run, also the S8 and LPG are not welcomed on the Eurotunnel.

Plus the boot was huge and perfect for stocking up on essential beer...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd June 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Nognar
Small Road Trip News

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/picture.php?albumid=126&pictureid=1169

The old D2 QS 2.8 drove there and back perfectly, it was a supreme European express.

Quiet, comfortable, excellent Air Con and...
Forum: Daily banter 5th May 2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By Nognar
The horror...the horror

The horror...the horror
Forum: Daily banter 22nd April 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By Nognar
Good work and itís just so important to keep as...

Good work and itís just so important to keep as many good D2s on the road +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th April 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Nognar
I used Brembo discs and pads on my D2 S8 last...

I used Brembo discs and pads on my D2 S8 last time from Euro Car Parts.

Working well, though I did have to trim the pads a little as my callipers are a little corroded.
Forum: Daily banter 13th April 2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,285
Posted By Nognar
No more OE! :( Mann filters it shall have to...

No more OE! :(

Mann filters it shall have to be then.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 5th April 2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Nognar
I have taken the OEM caps off and will restore...

I have taken the OEM caps off and will restore those at some point. Though the before picture is with the OE centre caps which are still a little proud.

The wheels have £20 eBay ones on now to...
Forum: Daily banter 5th April 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nognar
Looks at thread... Ö.looks at Bank Account...

Looks at thread...

Ö.looks at Bank Account...
Forum: Daily banter 5th April 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,285
Posted By Nognar
Love that, great work. Mine at 197,000...

Love that, great work.

Mine at 197,000 probably needs the D2 Doctor Platinum service in the near future.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 5th April 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Nognar
It was time to tidy up the wheels

The 20" FE wheels on the S8 had been diamond cut a couple of times over the years.

As lovely as they looked new the finish never lasted and hence were starting to look a little rough round the...
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Nognar
Well in fact it’s had two complete gearbox...

Well in fact it’s had two complete gearbox rebuilds in its life, I bet no other D2 could claim that about their car!

The first being Mackies around 163,000 by the previous owner, he looked after...
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Nognar
Yes the old girl has had the full £3k gearbox...

Yes the old girl has had the full £3k gearbox rebuild +++
Forum: Daily banter 23rd March 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By Nognar
197,000 Miles News

S8 MOT Passed for another year +++

Only one advisory for some corrosion on the rear springs, nothing else.

Job done and a good result on the old girl.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th March 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,323
Posted By Nognar
Without doubt you need to add some photos of the...

Without doubt you need to add some photos of the car.

That will make the difference between a good car that may not have been loved in recent months on eBay and yours.
Forum: D2 - Interior 9th March 2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Nognar
Removed the door panel today and indeed it was...

Removed the door panel today and indeed it was wet inside.

The foam sound deadening material was soaked at the bottom behind the speaker. Clearly water had been getting in and dripping down to...
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd March 2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Nognar
Interesting, yes the door frame all looks good...

Interesting, yes the door frame all looks good and is aligned as expected plus the window looks all good.

I shall take the door panel off and have a look at that.
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd March 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Nognar
D2 Rear Passenger Footwell Wet

Ladies and Gents,

This subject has been done to death and there are many excellent threads and stickies on this subject but alas my A8 is still moist.

I have a damp rear passenger side...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th February 2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,121
Posted By Nognar
Must resist. Beautiful car +++

Must resist.

Beautiful car +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th February 2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Nognar
It was being replaced as it had failed, thrown a...

It was being replaced as it had failed, thrown a code and was no longer sending a speed reading.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd February 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Nognar
D2 S8 20" Wheel ABS Sensor Repair

Yes, I said repair which is a little odd but allow me to give some details.

My D2 S8 has the 20" wheels and that has a special ABS sensor that is not the standard unit as many of you will know. A...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd January 2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By Nognar
My short term fix was to take a few mm off the...

My short term fix was to take a few mm off the pads on the bench grinder.

This stops them getting stuck on the disc and getting hot at higher speeds causing pad transfer/ judder etc. I was...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 21st January 2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By Nognar
Ah that sounds just like my Sunday. I...

Ah that sounds just like my Sunday.

I wanted to take the Calipers off and clean the shims as I have some corrosion on the Brembos; they have the old problem with the pads going tight and...
Forum: A2 8Z 14th January 2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,000
Posted By Nognar
I have driven a couple of TDi models and they are...

I have driven a couple of TDi models and they are a very different beast from my FSI.

You drive them on the torque and they are grunty in such a light car. TDI90 mapped gives a decent chunk of...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 13th January 2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,994
Posted By Nognar
Still looking into this one as it intrigues me. ...

Still looking into this one as it intrigues me.

As in my central locking/ alarm is back to front. All works as it should but the open button locks and lock opens etc.

All operates as it should...
Forum: A2 8Z 13th January 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,000
Posted By Nognar
I have one and owned it for a couple of years and...

I have one and owned it for a couple of years and simply adore it.

It was and still is one of Audi’s finest cars, that point in time when the company was doing truly clever and innovative cars. I...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th January 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Nognar
As others have said look at the adjustment. ...

As others have said look at the adjustment.

Also I can highly recommend using some Gummi PFlege on the seals to puff them up a little and brings them back to life a touch.
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th January 2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By Nognar
All changed today successfully with a replacement...

All changed today successfully with a replacement unit from A8 parts +++

Not too difficult to take off in the end, used one of those plastic trim removal tools to push down the silver trim collar....
Forum: D2 - Interior 31st December 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By Nognar
As I thought then, I spent too long trying to see...

As I thought then, I spent too long trying to see if there was an abvious method.

I suspect I will order a replacement from A8 parts.
Forum: D2 - Interior 31st December 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By Nognar
A8 D2 Gear Lever Button Spring

Here is a strange one that I have been trying to resolve today.

The Gear Lever in my A8 QS has a button on the side you press to release the lever so you can change gear.

All works well and...
Forum: D2 - Interior 31st December 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,103
Posted By Nognar
Must be the time of the year! Did mine on...

Must be the time of the year!

Did mine on the A8 QS as the carpets were damp but all the drain holes were clear.

I went a slightly different method and used Instant Repair spray. This is...
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