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Forum: Daily banter 19th September 2021, 08:17 PM
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Posted By paulrstaylor
Will probably be rusty!? :ROFL: Sorry, I'm...

Will probably be rusty!? :ROFL:

Sorry, I'm nowhere close +++
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By paulrstaylor
https://news.sky.com/story/households-urged-to-act...

https://news.sky.com/story/households-urged-to-act-on-bills-as-fire-adds-to-leap-in-power-costs-12408738
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th September 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By paulrstaylor
I looked at the current XC90 before getting my...

I looked at the current XC90 before getting my Q7, the towing capacity wasn't great and they come in a few engine configurations - but all were 2.0l 4 cylinders!

Ended up with a Q7 4m, 6...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 3rd September 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By paulrstaylor
Would be great for when my 5-year-old asks "are...

Would be great for when my 5-year-old asks "are we nearly there yet" for the 1,000 time :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st September 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By paulrstaylor
I'd agree, indeed don't rule out an RS4...

I'd agree, indeed don't rule out an RS4 either...... unless running costs are a factor, in which case the S/RS man maths can quickly get out of control!
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By paulrstaylor
It was always going to happen! If your are...

It was always going to happen!

If your are owner 10, does that mean that someone sold the car to someone else, as if you was number 1 I'd of guessed you would always of been the odd number!?
...
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By paulrstaylor
Where do I claim my prize? ...

Where do I claim my prize?

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showpost.php?p=165471&postcount=4
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 5th July 2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,825
Posted By paulrstaylor
Many moons ago I fitted a swivelling towbar to my...

Many moons ago I fitted a swivelling towbar to my D4. My lasting memory was the degree of contortion required through the process, both for the bolts mentioned and of course, getting the wiring into...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 1st July 2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,215
Posted By paulrstaylor
A similar part failed on my RS4, I got a febi one...

A similar part failed on my RS4, I got a febi one supplied by Amazon for <6 delivered the next day!

This was the part I bought...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,208
Posted By paulrstaylor
Is the Tesla E10 compatible then? :ROFL:

Is the Tesla E10 compatible then? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By paulrstaylor
To be fair I don't think there is much actual...

To be fair I don't think there is much actual approval in any used Audi, buyer beware and take everything at face value!
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By paulrstaylor
Tamworth was where my Q7 came from - there...

Tamworth was where my Q7 came from - there approved used checks were seemingly appalling, and when I pointed out they needed to put a windscreen in it (would have been a MOT fail, but apparently okay...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd June 2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By paulrstaylor
What about a nice D3 TDi in white?

What about a nice D3 TDi in white?
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 20th June 2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,480
Posted By paulrstaylor
Whatever you have tried, try it the other way up!...

Whatever you have tried, try it the other way up!

When I bought my D3 many moons ago, I resigned myself to it being broken and missing a piece as I couldn't get it back on. I bought a new...
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By paulrstaylor
As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:

As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By paulrstaylor
All I hear is tractors :ROFL: Take full...

All I hear is tractors :ROFL:

Take full advantage of the current travel situation, 2k miles a year at 7000rpm is much more fun than sounding okay low down +++

That said, it does take time to...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By paulrstaylor
To be fair, the SQ7 does a good job of sounding...

To be fair, the SQ7 does a good job of sounding like a AMG with a diesel engine, but that's because the sound effectively comes out of a speaker in the exhaust ;)
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you are looking for pace and with a view...

If you are looking for pace and with a view towards economy - settled 4.2TDi is going to be hard to beat.

If you want the spectacle of a high revving petrol engine then no amount of tuning of your...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th June 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By paulrstaylor
When are you back from hols? VCDS is the first...

When are you back from hols? VCDS is the first step to diagnose +++
Forum: Daily banter 10th June 2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 28,083
Posted By paulrstaylor
Presumably to allow time for in-flight catering,...

Presumably to allow time for in-flight catering, must take a while with the trolly :ROFL:
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 4th June 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,344
Posted By paulrstaylor
That's too much, I hope nothing has been mixing...

That's too much, I hope nothing has been mixing with the oil? Diesel maybe?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 28th May 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,081
Posted By paulrstaylor
Be slightly wary, the seller isn't in the UK and...

Be slightly wary, the seller isn't in the UK and now we are not in the EU extra charges may apply.....

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=26499&stc=1&d=1622222934

That...
Forum: Daily banter 8th May 2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,901
Posted By paulrstaylor
This article pretty much sums it up for me..... ...

This article pretty much sums it up for me.....

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-9546607/amp/New-cars-lose-retain-value-three-years-revealed.html

I'd had a few Audi's, I...
Forum: Daily banter 8th May 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By paulrstaylor
My view is if your going to keep it 10 years, ...

My view is if your going to keep it 10 years, get a clean one, that by you maths would be about an extra 25 a month, before it's bid up further!?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 29th April 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you want an improvement, I used this on a few...

If you want an improvement, I used this on a few bits of the RS4 when replacing the oil cooler and aux rads...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007SLAER8/

Brass wire brush, gloop it on a few...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 21st April 2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,649
Posted By paulrstaylor
Just random numbers I think? :ROFL: ...

Just random numbers I think? :ROFL:

Presumably avoiding divide by 6 so you cant use a torx/triple square and hammer so easily?

SB0 / 10 point
SB1 / 11 point
SB2 / 13 point
SB3 / 14 point...
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,661
Posted By paulrstaylor
I was going to say, must have helped with the...

I was going to say, must have helped with the man maths for the replacement, an rs6 seems cheap after the BiTDI :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 20th April 2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,649
Posted By paulrstaylor
Looking at the picture 19 splines, so this would...

Looking at the picture 19 splines, so this would sort you out :)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-Locking-Wheel-Nut-Master-Spline-Key-19-Point-ABC-7/164263377207
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 14th April 2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,049
Posted By paulrstaylor
In the D4 the LWB had electric seat adjustments...

In the D4 the LWB had electric seat adjustments in the rear as standard, also the rear door cards are and easy tel in interior pictures as the ashtray is much elongated :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 13th April 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,889
Posted By paulrstaylor
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Daily banter 13th April 2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,889
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sounds like you need an engine noise generator...

Sounds like you need an engine noise generator app, a smoke machine and maybe to take the balancing weights off a front wheel :ROFL:



Reminds me of the phrase "Why Go Out For Burgers When...
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By paulrstaylor
The worst thing is in spite of paying them, I...

The worst thing is in spite of paying them, I haven't had an actual tax disc sent to me for years :Confused::ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Transmission 6th April 2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,436
Posted By paulrstaylor
Which is maybe marginally closer for mcs, but...

Which is maybe marginally closer for mcs, but still a very long drive! :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 31st March 2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By paulrstaylor
Depending on locations, worth trying Shiply. ...

Depending on locations, worth trying Shiply. Last year I got a huge (1100x2100mm) bath collected and delivered form Essex to Manchester. It wasn't packaged and they carried it up two flights of...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,865
Posted By paulrstaylor
Warning the same as the D2 +++

Warning the same as the D2 +++
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,792
Posted By paulrstaylor
If it was marginal it may be that it is...

If it was marginal it may be that it is struggling with the initial update, which it won't need from the old disk. I had the same issue on my D3 when it was about 5 years old, which was 10 years...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th March 2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,792
Posted By paulrstaylor
Perhaps worth cleaning the laser on your current...

Perhaps worth cleaning the laser on your current device as a first step, a cleaning disc won't work but open it up and use some isopropyl alcohol on the lens with a cotton bud is a cheap potential...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 8th March 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,355
Posted By paulrstaylor
You would be surprised how many times I find...

You would be surprised how many times I find myself "talking" to the Microsoft activation helpline - Apart from being a PITA, I see no real value in it!?
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 8th March 2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,355
Posted By paulrstaylor
You can probably take your existing virtualbox...

You can probably take your existing virtualbox image and convert the disk into hyper-v, then boot and sort and driver issues.....

https://kags.me.ke/post/virtualbox-to-hyper-v/
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th March 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 26,169
Posted By paulrstaylor
Is there Internet access at the grandparents?...

Is there Internet access at the grandparents? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,783
Posted By paulrstaylor
Do it in reverse, 736 that way :ROFL:

Do it in reverse, 736 that way :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By paulrstaylor
Exactly this, think it came in in IIS7 - so many...

Exactly this, think it came in in IIS7 - so many moons ago, and prior to that you could use a 3rd party filter (free) in earlier versions that did the same thing..... I'm assuming it isn't NT4...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By paulrstaylor
If VBulletin doesn't then the "URL Rewrite"...

If VBulletin doesn't then the "URL Rewrite" module of IIS will fix this +++

I'm also happy to pitch in and help if I can be useful, far from my day job these days but I like to keep my hand in!
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,792
Posted By paulrstaylor
Is the new disk by any chance a copy? I have...

Is the new disk by any chance a copy? I have memories of similar issues, I did replace a laser, it was a PITA but it worked.... for a while!
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th February 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,792
Posted By paulrstaylor
From memory, bose or b&o amps might go into...

From memory, bose or b&o amps might go into component protection or even get bricked when upgraded, so best to unselect the amp 👍
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,783
Posted By paulrstaylor
Depending on how long you plan on keeping it, a...

Depending on how long you plan on keeping it, a 2017 will be 5 years old next year, so then tax is only 10 a month vs 25 😉
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,783
Posted By paulrstaylor
The tax can be all over the place for the C7,...

The tax can be all over the place for the C7, pre-facelift has higher emissions - so you won't like the tax, post-facelift pre-2017 is probably the sweet spot (you probably still won't like the tax)...
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,889
Posted By paulrstaylor
Only 330 tax, bargain :rolleyes:

Only 330 tax, bargain :rolleyes:
Forum: House and Home DIY 17th February 2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,920
Posted By paulrstaylor
Another vote for evohome for me, my house is...

Another vote for evohome for me, my house is zone valve and manifold controlled for the under floor heating, the wiring was fun but logical and worked first time! I have non of their TRVs, so can't...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,889
Posted By paulrstaylor
I've a B7 RS4 cab on the drive, sprint blue, low...

I've a B7 RS4 cab on the drive, sprint blue, low mileage and not increasing at the moment. I could do you a good rental deal :ROFL:
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