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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th September 2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,426
Posted By DailyMike
Manny, apologies for the delay in replying to...

Manny, apologies for the delay in replying to your prompt response to my questions.

I've had a bad fall aggravating previous back, neck and shoulder injuries. Subsequently, until I can return to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th August 2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,426
Posted By DailyMike
Manny, 1. Is the car fitted with towbar and...

Manny,
1. Is the car fitted with towbar and electrics?
2. What's the annual car tax please?
3. If I come to collect it, what's the best price please?

Many thanks,

DailyMike.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 26th July 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By DailyMike
I'm really needing to strip-down, clean and...

I'm really needing to strip-down, clean and lubricate my D2's sunroof mechanism which has misbehaved since I bought the car in December 2018.

Do you know if your lube-paste will "do" mine too by...
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th July 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for the advice, Mark; I'll look at doing...

Thanks for the advice, Mark; I'll look at doing that too!

Mike.
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th July 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By DailyMike
Many thanks for the rapid response, HPsauce! ...

Many thanks for the rapid response, HPsauce!

I'd been assured they were DEFINITELY an INTERIOR location...no wonder i couldn't find them!

Mike.
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th July 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By DailyMike
2002 D2 Pollen Filter location please?

After suffering from hay fever for the past 5-6 weeks, decided to change the pollen filters in my D2.

My 2000 Range Rover Vogue's are under the bonnet and a doddle to change, but can't for the...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd May 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for the prompt reply, Roberto. ...

Thanks for the prompt reply, Roberto.

Apologies, but I just realised that I missed off the "Z"...the tyres are actually "ZR18", NOT "R18"....

Kind regards,

Mike.
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By DailyMike
Farroad Tyres feedback anyone?

Just came across the Farroad FRD26 245/45 R18 100W XL on eBay.

They are rated A (wet grip), A (Fuel economy) and 68dB by the seller...and incredibly cheap!

Anyone got any experience of them...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By DailyMike
Can you do a set of 18"by any chance please? ...

Can you do a set of 18"by any chance please?

My current tyres are:
* 245x45ZR18
* 100 YY XL Extra Load
* (Brand is Runway Performance 926).


Many thanks,
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 9th May 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for that nugget of info, Dubbs. I...

Thanks for that nugget of info, Dubbs.

I loaded Parallels when I first got the MacBook Air, but have never used it. What's the "methodology" to successfully use the hardware please?

Cheers,
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th April 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks, MJ. Mike.

Thanks, MJ.

Mike.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th April 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By DailyMike
Hi Dubs. Will this work connected to an...

Hi Dubs.

Will this work connected to an Apple MacBook Air please?

Kind regards,

Mike.
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th April 2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,460
Posted By DailyMike
Hi MJ. Just got home after a couple of days...

Hi MJ.

Just got home after a couple of days driving the D2 in VERY spirited manner on the deserted roads of the Isles of Mull and Skye.

Waiting for me in the mailbox is the delivery from you....
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for that info, Architex_M8tey! Kind...

Thanks for that info, Architex_M8tey!

Kind regards,
DailyMike
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 16th April 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By DailyMike
Cheers, Marty! I'm just totally chuffed that...

Cheers, Marty!

I'm just totally chuffed that the problems have now been sorted so easily!

DailyMike
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 15th April 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By DailyMike
Good to know and sooooo reassuring that there's...

Good to know and sooooo reassuring that there's such a wealth of knowledge on the forum!

100 miles into today's trip and running beautifully!

DailyMike.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 14th April 2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By DailyMike
Interesting...thanks for the input! I should...

Interesting...thanks for the input!

I should likely have mentioned that the car is run solely on LPG once it's warmed up to the required temp...about 60C I believe. At that point, I believe the...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 14th April 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,597
Posted By DailyMike
Where are you based please Roberto? ...

Where are you based please Roberto?

DailyMike.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 14th April 2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By DailyMike
Changed ONE coil (Cylinder 5)...BUT...

...since I changed the Cylinder 5 coil pack yesterday, it has eliminated the multiple cylinder misfires across BOTH banks!

Logically, I believe that they would be independently wired, but the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 13th April 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By DailyMike
Cylinder 5 ID?

NOW SORTED...TI FOUND THE DIAGRAM ID-ing Cylinders and firing order. THANKS!

Hi.

I have an intermittent but persistent misfire on Cylinder 5. It happens every time I start the car from cold....
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 12th April 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By DailyMike
Neither remote fob working now!!!

Hi all.

Whilst replacing the ignition barrel assy recently with parts from A8parts, the alarm triggered and since then NEITHER remote fob will work!

I've tried the reprogramming sequence, but...
Forum: D2 - Interior 10th April 2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,460
Posted By DailyMike
Hope I've done this correctly.....Cheers, MJ.

Hope I've done this correctly.....Cheers, MJ.
Forum: Daily banter 9th April 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,258
Posted By DailyMike
My DEC 2002 4.2 40v with an AUW engine type is...

My DEC 2002 4.2 40v with an AUW engine type is exempt too.

Last time I went to London I paid in advance for my D3 then actually didn't even enter the chargeable zone! That truly pee'd me off!
...
Forum: Owners Meets 9th April 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,687
Posted By DailyMike
Count me in please! Mike.

Count me in please!

Mike.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 7th April 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for your input, Steamship. I was...

Thanks for your input, Steamship.

I was confident the Lambda performance wouldn't affect LPG, but thought I'd double-check. I'll speak to A8parts tomorrow morning about supplying new sensors and...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 6th April 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for the excellent info and advice. ...

Thanks for the excellent info and advice.

I'd come to the same conclusion when I saw that a new Bosch speed sensor will have a FIVE YEAR guarantee.

I'll see if A8spares can supply new.

Kind...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 6th April 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks, MikkiJayne! I'll see if A8parts have...

Thanks, MikkiJayne!

I'll see if A8parts have one in stock first thing Monday! I need to order 04-off Lambda sensors from them too...I always get error codes relating to them. I mainly run the car...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 6th April 2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By DailyMike
Yeah...thanks for your prompt response. Do...

Yeah...thanks for your prompt response.

Do you happen to know:
1. Where it's located?
2. Is it easy to get to and replace the sensor?

Cheers,

Mike.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 6th April 2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By DailyMike
NEW DTC: P0322 soon after fixing last fault!

Having had my trusted local mechanic replace the ignition switch and the mechanical bit that slots into it on Friday, I had a correctly running D2 for all of 12-15 hours or so.

Today, it's being...
Forum: Owners Meets 6th April 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,687
Posted By DailyMike
No apology necessary, Ray! Have wheels...can...

No apology necessary, Ray!

Have wheels...can travel...and I DO...regularly!


Mike.
Forum: Owners Meets 4th April 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,687
Posted By DailyMike
If I head over from Beverley....it would move the...

If I head over from Beverley....it would move the "point of balance" much further East on that geometric basis! Seriously though, I'd be happy to head over your "neck of the woods"...lived much of my...
Forum: Daily banter 4th April 2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,294
Posted By DailyMike
Next time your heading over to Beverley, please...

Next time your heading over to Beverley, please get in touch...I'd love to have a "D2 chin-wag" over a coffee!

Kind regards,

DailyMike.
Forum: Spotless 26th March 2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,109
Posted By DailyMike
...and thanks for THIS link, too! Mike.

...and thanks for THIS link, too!

Mike.
Forum: Spotless 25th March 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,109
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for this! DailyMike.

Thanks for this!

DailyMike.
Forum: Spotless 25th March 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,109
Posted By DailyMike
Hi. Where can I get a couple of these towels...

Hi.

Where can I get a couple of these towels from please?

Could you kindly post the link you were directed to?

Cheers,

DailyMike.
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th March 2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for that nugget of info, MikkiJayne! ...

Thanks for that nugget of info, MikkiJayne!

One of the codes I've picked-up on today stated misaligned contacts, so you're spot-on

I'll A8 Parts in the morning to see if they've that "chunk"...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th March 2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By DailyMike
Code 00849 Aaaaarggghhhh!

My car, A2 D2 4.2 40v, is suddenly shutting off the engine, notably after being in slow moving traffic conditions. On one occasion, scanning showed an Immobiliser error which I didn't make a note of...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 24th March 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By DailyMike
Thanks for your prompt advice, Marty...I'll give...

Thanks for your prompt advice, Marty...I'll give it a go later today.

When you said "the mechanism", do you mean everything in sight when the sunroof has been wound fully open using an allen key?...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd March 2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By DailyMike
Weird D2 sunroof issue

My 2002 A8 sunroof opens only slightly, then immediately reverses the action but fails to close correctly. I have replaced the switch, but the fault remains.
I can mechanically fully open and close...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 23rd March 2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,336
Posted By DailyMike
Hi Mark. What's your experience of this so...

Hi Mark.

What's your experience of this so far?

Cheers,

Mike.
Forum: House and Home DIY 22nd March 2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By DailyMike
WOW...you PAY beer money for doing odd jobs..head...

WOW...you PAY beer money for doing odd jobs..head over my way please, Laird! :)

Garage was inspired and looks good too!:cool:

DailyMike.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd March 2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
Whoooooops...missed this reply earlier! Sorry! ...

Whoooooops...missed this reply earlier! Sorry!

Pics taken...as you'll see, the broken bit of the original casting is longer than the new "replacement". I was going to try re-profiling by cutting...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd March 2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
Gotcha! They were the first guys I got in...

Gotcha!

They were the first guys I got in touch with, MikkiJayne. When I described the problem in detail, they promptly supplied me with a Key and ignition barrel...not the right solution,...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd March 2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
Hmmmm...broken D2's, eh! I'm looking for the...

Hmmmm...broken D2's, eh!

I'm looking for the casting that goes between the Ignition key and the switch.
Mine's been broken for weeks and I have to use a stubby screwdriver to switch on and turn...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 21st March 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
Haha...I get teased quite a lot, so have taken...

Haha...I get teased quite a lot, so have taken various "teasers" for an educational ride to show that caravaners needn't be the mobile traffic jam that is the common perception ;~}

Happy towing,...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 20th March 2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
Many thanks for replying promptly to my query,...

Many thanks for replying promptly to my query, MikkiJane!

Whilst I appreciate your (frequently justifiable) comment about the "heinous crime" of towing a caravan, we're not ALL guilty as charged....
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 19th March 2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By DailyMike
D2 wheel spacers advice

Hi.

I tow a large caravan regularly and for significant mileage and am wondering if spacers would be of benefit. My caravan is 8' wide,so I'm thinking that a wider stance for my D2 may be of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th March 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By DailyMike
Our sponsor was my first port of call when I...

Our sponsor was my first port of call when I bought the D2 in December. I've happily bought several items from them since, but have been unsuccessful sourcing this rascal from them.

E-bay has...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th March 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By DailyMike
2002 D2 Sunroof Switch 4B0959613A Wanted

NOW SORTED....from Lithuania via e-Bay.
DailyMike
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