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Forum: Daily banter 13th August 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 154
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Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Excellent!...that's another thing to add to the...

Excellent!...that's another thing to add to the list then...my piggy bank's never going to talk to me again lol
Forum: Daily banter 13th August 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,539
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Now that sounds very interesting! Still searching...

Now that sounds very interesting! Still searching for a door though. If it comes to it could your detailers spray a door, or do I need someone else for that?
Forum: Daily banter 10th August 2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,539
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I'd be interested in finding out how much the...

I'd be interested in finding out how much the paint correction has come in ar.
Forum: Daily banter 20th July 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 18,539
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Need something akin to the build sticker to show...

Need something akin to the build sticker to show all the work MJ undertook. Maybe use a similar lettering system to identify each task? Every one would be unique.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th July 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,647
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Daily drive...Skoda Superb...has spent a bit of...

Daily drive...Skoda Superb...has spent a bit of time at the dealer recently, so the S8 has become a work car for a few days. This has included a very sharp stop on the way back from Scarborough when...
Forum: Daily banter 29th May 2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,007
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Mate, that is just gutting. Hope that does polish...

Mate, that is just gutting. Hope that does polish out, my NSR door has car park damage (not terrible, but needs replacing) & that's proving very elusive.

Fingers crossed the footage is clear. I've...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th May 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,713
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hi MJ, appreciate the heads up. Thank you! But,...

Hi MJ, appreciate the heads up. Thank you! But, eeew...not the answer I was hoping for :( :(

Factor in the travelling & probably accommodation & thatís an expensive trip. The last trip to pump...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th May 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,713
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This is an old thread to resurrect, but I have...

This is an old thread to resurrect, but I have these exact symptoms. Seems to happen most frequently when I'm exiting roundabouts, but I think that's just because I'm in the right range. Same in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th May 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,774
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Should've known! I've happened across a couple of...

Should've known! I've happened across a couple of bits like the wiper mechanism, but I know I've got lucky.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th May 2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,774
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Guy in Aberdeen breaking his S8. Ad's a few weeks...

Guy in Aberdeen breaking his S8. Ad's a few weeks old...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/759707314666095/

Not sure if this is a FL1 or FL2?
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,491
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This is very sad news. I'm still quite new...

This is very sad news.

I'm still quite new to the forum & haven't had the opportunity to meet anybody yet.

When I posted on the introduction thread Mark was the first one to welcome me.

RIP
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th February 2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
A few years back my mate bought an S3 from the...

A few years back my mate bought an S3 from the main Audi dealership. About a year old. Chuffed to bits he was.

First time on the motorway there was an audible rattle. Went back to the dealer, who...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 26th February 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,156
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This happened to me 5 weeks ago, the battery...

This happened to me 5 weeks ago, the battery suddenly pancaked out of the blue & led to the car going back to the garage the following day (it's still there after the wiper linkage fell apart, the...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 26th January 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,084
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hi MJ. Ooh, don't like the sound of that. No...

Hi MJ. Ooh, don't like the sound of that. No photos currently, it's back in the Audi garage at the moment. Finally made it onto the road...for a couple of weeks! Went back to sort some niggles out &...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 26th January 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,084
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Wiper linkage

Needs replacing unfortunately. The wipers had been functioning, albeit very slowly. What are my options here?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd January 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,948
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I'll get to find out in the next week. What...

I'll get to find out in the next week. What started as £2.5k + of servicing / recommissioning has taken 14 months & grown somewhat. My current account may resemble a ghost town shortly.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th June 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,895
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Another one for sale. Another one optimistically...

Another one for sale. Another one optimistically priced as well. Clearly spent some money but a bit 'shouty' for my liking...
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th June 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,895
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Considering there's around 200 D2 S8s left...

Considering there's around 200 D2 S8s left there's a fair few up for sale.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 6th June 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,895
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I clicked the link with 90 secs to go. Colour...

I clicked the link with 90 secs to go. Colour really suits the D2 imo, but it looks as though the seller had unrealistic expectations.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th May 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,196
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
DIY wheel spacers

Happened across this on the Skoda forum.

https://youtu.be/6zg75EOxD_c

:eek: :eek:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 21,989
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Got it now MJ...thank you! If all of those...

Got it now MJ...thank you!

If all of those models have a similar issue that's quite a market out there.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 21,989
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Mine arrived Saturday...thank you! Post still...

Mine arrived Saturday...thank you! Post still very erratic.

Might just be me, but can't get the link to the fitting instruction to work?

Was going to ask about the left side grommets. Is there...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,706
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Still keeping an eye on this. My steering...

Still keeping an eye on this.

My steering rack was finally sent away to be refurbished in February. It was due back 'any day' when the lockdown started :mad:

The description given of the pipes...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st May 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 21,989
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Ordered a set MJ...thank you! Been months since...

Ordered a set MJ...thank you! Been months since I've seen the car, never mind inside the boot, but I'd be amazed if they didn't need replacing.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 18th February 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I plan to drive mine eventually :D

I plan to drive mine eventually :D
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 18th February 2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
There are so many threads on here that make me...

There are so many threads on here that make me think 'What have I done?' :eek2:

Are you really attached to your day job MJ? :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th February 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,597
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
These have been kicking around for a few weeks......

These have been kicking around for a few weeks...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164061811641
Forum: Daily banter 3rd February 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,905
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Still waiting for my first D2 to make it to the...

Still waiting for my first D2 to make it to the road. So glad I've read that lol

Nice car btw!
Forum: Daily banter 28th January 2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,735
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I'm feeling your pain. Attempts to revive the S8s...

I'm feeling your pain. Attempts to revive the S8s steering rack were finally abandoned, so that's being refurbished & at the same time my Skoda is in the garage...needing a new steering rack!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th January 2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
E-mail sent

E-mail sent
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th January 2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hi MJ...I'll be in touch shortly!

Hi MJ...I'll be in touch shortly!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th January 2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Wanted - Set of Avus 18"

Face lift. Part No 4D0601025T.

These were obviously the original wheels for my (formerly Condor's) 2001 S8, but are no more.

I thought I'd be able to obtain a set by now but that's proving a...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 8th December 2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
More time / cost for a V8 maybe? ...

More time / cost for a V8 maybe?

Unfortunately I'm not sufficiently skilled to do much of the work myself.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 8th December 2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Local indy garage. About what I'd bargained for...

Local indy garage. About what I'd bargained for tbh.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 8th December 2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I've just had all that done on a 2001 S8 at a...

I've just had all that done on a 2001 S8 at a cost of £1457.76.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 30th November 2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,277
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
That's sad reading Mike. It sounds as if your 8...

That's sad reading Mike. It sounds as if your 8 will have new owners before mine hits the road.

Hope this is just a blip mate.
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