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Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 12:25 PM
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Posted By HPsauce
Definitely. And the Stewards will have everything...

Definitely. And the Stewards will have everything in the correct sequence, unlike the broadcasters.
I read that they saw Verstappen definitely braked (pedal pressure and resulting G were stated in...
Forum: Daily banter 5th December 2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By HPsauce
Saudi F1

Well......................
Forum: Owners Meets 5th December 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,862
Posted By HPsauce
I couldn't agree more.

I couldn't agree more.
Forum: Daily banter 5th December 2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 214
Posted By HPsauce
So that's Go Electric for 1000 if you don't...

So that's Go Electric for 1000 if you don't charge anything for your own highly-skilled time, massive expertise built up at great expense in time and money, and presumably a very well-equipped...
Forum: D2 - Lights 4th December 2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By HPsauce
It does nonetheless sound like two probably...

It does nonetheless sound like two probably separate and unrelated problems. Ore one in the wiring.
Fuse 56 probably covers both the level sensor and lights so there appears to be a relationship.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 3rd December 2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By HPsauce
As noted earlier in this thread. ;)

As noted earlier in this thread. ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd December 2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 425
Posted By HPsauce
You'd need to get the registration to run it past...

You'd need to get the registration to run it past the ULEZ checker, 2001 seems to be a changeover year for that, not sure at what build date though.

I'm not really into FB but having had a quick...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd November 2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,391
Posted By HPsauce
Just heard a really noisy plane rather low,...

Just heard a really noisy plane rather low, glanced outside and could see an A380 climbing away.
Singapore Airlines 9V-SKM off predictably to Singapore. Didn't know they were back in the air.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd November 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By HPsauce
Details on how to tell OEM from fake here:...

Details on how to tell OEM from fake here: http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showpost.php?p=92480&postcount=64

And looking at other comments the spring ring is usually a major part of the problem and...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd November 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By HPsauce
Yes and not really. I'm sure I posted somewhere...

Yes and not really. I'm sure I posted somewhere (here ages ago) about how to tell the difference and one way to make them fit better, but there's no "knack", just brute force unless you "customise"...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd November 2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By HPsauce
I know a number of people who've fitted them with...

I know a number of people who've fitted them with great success (months of hibernation), but in the case of Audis only to an earlier generation than the D3, so not much to "reset" when power is...
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,974
Posted By HPsauce
Ah, thought that was you but pretty obscured...

Ah, thought that was you but pretty obscured behind others, grown a beard?
Forum: Daily banter 15th November 2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,974
Posted By HPsauce
Ah, saw the "Type 2 Association" (sic) at about...

Ah, saw the "Type 2 Association" (sic) at about 1h43m on the recording but didn't spot you Mike. Where were you in that group?

And Ray, what group/association were/are you in?
Forum: Daily banter 13th November 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,974
Posted By HPsauce
Take care Ray and have a great day. Where do we...

Take care Ray and have a great day. Where do we look for you on TV?
PS And Happy Birthday.
Forum: Daily banter 12th November 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By HPsauce
Hi Adrian, can't help with the bags (I don't...

Hi Adrian, can't help with the bags (I don't bother with them) but I can say CC2s really do work all year, summer and winter.
I've had them on the Volvo (also 4WD, but Haldex not Torsen) for a while...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,280
Posted By HPsauce
I've just had a response from Bentley and I now...

I've just had a response from Bentley and I now have, as a courtesy, online access to their web version. It says "temporary" but there's no indication of an imminent end.
(Edit: found an end date 3...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 10th November 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By HPsauce
VCDS will indeed tell you. The commonest cause...

VCDS will indeed tell you.
The commonest cause IIRC is the front section of the seat occupancy sensor in Recaro seats. This is not really important and can easily be physically bypassed.
Forum: Daily banter 8th November 2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By HPsauce
On your way to Weston-super-Mare?...

On your way to Weston-super-Mare? https://scooterproducts.com/
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 8th November 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By HPsauce
It seems that this is a "known problem" and...

It seems that this is a "known problem" and someone has a solution - at a price...
See: http://carhack.eu/home/10-light-switch-module-for-better-high-beams-audi-a6-4f.html
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 8th November 2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,342
Posted By HPsauce
That Kenwood unit says it is 7" "VGA" which is...

That Kenwood unit says it is 7" "VGA" which is normally only 640*480 resolution. Reading further down it is however stated as 800*480 which would fit the aspect ratio.

RNS-D is 5" by comparison...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 5th November 2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,280
Posted By HPsauce
I don't know why I never knew this before, but I...

I don't know why I never knew this before, but I just found out that Bentley have an online version for registered (paid) users (like me) here: http://ebahn.bentleypublishers.com/?ticket=null
Though...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 5th November 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,280
Posted By HPsauce
Of course I don't need Hyper-V for Elsawin, it...

Of course I don't need Hyper-V for Elsawin, it runs natively on W11 just as W10. DOH! :o

I copied over the Elsawin VM I already have and tested it before I remembered that! Then I installed it...
Forum: Daily banter 5th November 2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By HPsauce
It was MJ (of course) who provided the...

It was MJ (of course) who provided the explanation, a while back now. All to do with subtle revisions of the Bosch engine management software IIRC. The FL2 version has an extra .1 on the version that...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd November 2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,280
Posted By HPsauce
The Latitude has been reverted to W10 Pro but I...

The Latitude has been reverted to W10 Pro but I now have something newer and potentially better. But can it run Hyper-V?I just discovered (here:...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd November 2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,298
Posted By HPsauce
Put your reg into the London LEZ checker, FL1...

Put your reg into the London LEZ checker, FL1 fails, FL2 passes. ;)
Check Your Vehicle on this page: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/low-emission-zone
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 31st October 2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,535
Posted By HPsauce
Indeed, mine has that exact issue at present,...

Indeed, mine has that exact issue at present, bypassed by shorting out the starter relay ;) . Everything all looks good and works fine but the starter does absolutely nothing and no lights dim...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 31st October 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,535
Posted By HPsauce
It's natural to assume that your cleaning has...

It's natural to assume that your cleaning has triggered this and look for related areas of disturbance, but maybe not?

The symptoms while running sound very weird, beyond my pay grade to say what...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd October 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 143,398
Posted By HPsauce
Maybe there's a different PF fascia then for the...

Maybe there's a different PF fascia then for the RNS?
My PF S8 definitely had a RNS-C and it's exactly the same size as an RNS-D.
The only way you can tell them apart from the front is that the...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd October 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,280
Posted By HPsauce
And yesterday, just for amusement I put a spare...

And yesterday, just for amusement I put a spare disk in and installed Windows 11 Pro, it even auto-activated!

I had to bypass the installation check on TPM and Secure Boot (quick registry hack...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd October 2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 143,398
Posted By HPsauce
My PF S8 had an RNS-C in it, same size as an...

My PF S8 had an RNS-C in it, same size as an RNS-D and very difficult to tell which is which (unless you know) ;) Even had TV. +++
That said I'm not sure if there aren't less-than-subtle differences...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st October 2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By HPsauce
Drove mine (the PF) rather fast through a very...

Drove mine (the PF) rather fast through a very big roadside puddle many years ago and it came off. Spotted that when parking later.
Went back in daylight the next day, found it and clipped it back...
Forum: Daily banter 20th October 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,391
Posted By HPsauce
Well it has had a few names in recent history! ...

Well it has had a few names in recent history!
Todays midday 747 was particularly noisy, I think because of the strong Westerly wind it was over us before gaining as much height as usual.
Forum: Daily banter 17th October 2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,974
Posted By HPsauce
Has to be Hanbury's in Babbacombe! +++ ...

Has to be Hanbury's in Babbacombe! +++
https://www.hanburys.net/
Forum: Daily banter 17th October 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By HPsauce
The most likely option that might just be...

The most likely option that might just be plausible in my lifetime is something based on an annual/regular odometer reading, taken at MOT or tax renewal.
Ripe for fraud as Adrian says and not...
Forum: Daily banter 16th October 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,974
Posted By HPsauce
We walked by that regularly when we stayed in...

We walked by that regularly when we stayed in Torquay last August, it was the "easy" route to the sea front.
I can recommend Bistrot Pierre on the seafront directly over the road from it and The...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th October 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,655
Posted By HPsauce
It's documented somewhere but you'd need to be...

It's documented somewhere but you'd need to be using pretty high-tech kit to reach it. :D
That is more important.
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,663
Posted By HPsauce
I'm on their mailing list but missed that until...

I'm on their mailing list but missed that until now as my email system classified their email as spam! :tuttut:
Forum: Daily banter 14th October 2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,391
Posted By HPsauce
And tonight, just now (10:40pm) I thought "Bloody...

And tonight, just now (10:40pm) I thought "Bloody Hell! That's noisy!"
Singapore Airlines Cargo 747 outbound from LHR to Amsterdam! :Confused:

I guess nobody knows (without looking it up) where...
Forum: Other marques 12th October 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 168,663
Posted By HPsauce
It's a logical consequence of using more...

It's a logical consequence of using more renewables with variable/unpredictable generating capability and the introduction of (currently totally useless) so-called Smart Meters to manage demand.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 9th October 2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By HPsauce
I changed my cat (just one side needed doing)...

I changed my cat (just one side needed doing) eventually, though by the time I got round to it the rattling had almost gone.

Turns out that the matrix inside had pretty much disintegrated and had...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By HPsauce
Stephen, did you deliberately choose pump number...

Stephen, did you deliberately choose pump number 8 or just take the picture because you noticed that? ;)
Forum: Daily banter 30th September 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,391
Posted By HPsauce
We seem to get a regular flow of cargo 747s these...

We seem to get a regular flow of cargo 747s these days heading out of Heathrow, very distinctively noisy!

Almost daily (todays has just gone over) there's a flight to Nur-Sultan; brownie points to...
Forum: Motormouth 29th September 2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,747
Posted By HPsauce
On an aluminium car..... :tuttut:

On an aluminium car..... :tuttut:
Forum: Motormouth 29th September 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,747
Posted By HPsauce
Probably the only country that will care will be...

Probably the only country that will care will be France - any chance to extract cash from British drivers! :tuttut:
Forum: Motormouth 29th September 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,747
Posted By HPsauce
What on earth is this about?

Suddenly all our numberplates become invalid for driving outside of UK/Ireland! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58734265
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th September 2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,848
Posted By HPsauce
That's good but two things are rather different...

That's good but two things are rather different about a D2 (well loads but these sprang to mind first):
1. It's a normally-aspirated 4.2, no turbos, so won't have the brutal power of an RS.
2....
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By HPsauce
I'm not a betting man, but I'd put money on that...

I'm not a betting man, but I'd put money on that happening! :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th September 2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,848
Posted By HPsauce
Very true, and IMHO the PF is definitely more...

Very true, and IMHO the PF is definitely more driveable/responsive compared to the "fly-by-wire" FL. +++
Forum: Daily banter 27th September 2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,443
Posted By HPsauce
Once everyone has filled their tank and gone...

Once everyone has filled their tank and gone nowhere the petrol stations will be awash with fuel and have no customers. :rolleyes:

Probably well before next weekend. Sit it out if you have the...
Forum: Daily banter 24th September 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,859
Posted By HPsauce
Excellent info Dean, good to know all that. +++ ...

Excellent info Dean, good to know all that. +++

I'm following Connors advice re personalised plates:Seems to work well because in Word you can resize an image not only by percentage but actually...
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