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Forum: Daily banter Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By briang9
I'm with Tintin. Self insurance is the best way...

I'm with Tintin. Self insurance is the best way to go. Just keep an account for repairs and pay into it each month. If you're lucky like me and find an excellent local mechanic then you might have...
Forum: Daily banter 5th September 2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,595
Posted By briang9
Different Daily this week

Menorca postponed yet again, been touring the lakes, yorkshire dales, yorkshire east coast, everywhere is rammed with people and roads very busy..and it rattles a lot, and is slower than a a very...
Forum: Daily banter 6th July 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,091
Posted By briang9
Maybe a controversial opinion but my view of the...

Maybe a controversial opinion but my view of the organiser of this is very poor. Someone in Scotland organised a handful of cars in a field near Aberdeen a few years ago and called it Audis In The...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th June 2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,253
Posted By briang9
ABS Sensor

I bought the wrong ABS Sensor for my car. Not sure which model it fits, part no is 4D0927803. I paid 59.99 for it. Happy to move it on for 50 plus postage. It's a new genuine part
Forum: Owners Meets 18th June 2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,869
Posted By briang9
Probably around 14.00 for us

Probably around 14.00 for us
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th May 2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,788
Posted By briang9
+++

+++
Forum: Owners Meets 17th May 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,869
Posted By briang9
Couple of Travelodge/Premier Inn within a short...

Couple of Travelodge/Premier Inn within a short taxi ride Jim, would be happy to collect you on the Sunday morning to pick up your car+++
Forum: Owners Meets 15th May 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,869
Posted By briang9
Name(s)Evening Meal (No's) (1) tc4332 (Ray &...

Name(s)Evening Meal (No's)

(1) tc4332 (Ray & Jordan)Y (2)
(2) Lyn (with Joe)Y (2)
(3) tintin (Stephen)Y (2)
(4) The Laird (Jim & Christine) Y (2)
(5) Tonupkid (Nick & Ann) Y (2)
(6) briang9...
Forum: Daily banter 10th May 2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,978
Posted By briang9
Mine was down to Connor, I was coming out of the...

Mine was down to Connor, I was coming out of the Company Car scheme and looking at the usual boring family stuff. Connor started searching for an S8 and finally found one near Cambridge. I could tell...
Forum: Daily banter 21st April 2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,407
Posted By briang9
Sounds like a new edition coming up. The...

Sounds like a new edition coming up. The TBE......Trigger's Broom Edition :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 20th April 2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,836
Posted By briang9
I got one from them when I lost mine+++

I got one from them when I lost mine+++
Forum: Daily banter 19th April 2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,554
Posted By briang9
+++

+++
Forum: Daily banter 7th April 2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,501
Posted By briang9
Good to see it finished and back with you +++

Good to see it finished and back with you +++
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,847
Posted By briang9
I think TBH if fuel consumption is a concern then...

I think TBH if fuel consumption is a concern then an S8 might not be the best car for you +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 22nd March 2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,283
Posted By briang9
What type/number battery do they take Jim?

What type/number battery do they take Jim?
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,084
Posted By briang9
Steer clear of a Dealer, it's a DETAILER you want

Steer clear of a Dealer, it's a DETAILER you want
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th March 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,283
Posted By briang9
Hate to tempt fate as they say...never had to...

Hate to tempt fate as they say...never had to change either of mine in ten and half years ownership +++
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,373
Posted By briang9
A lovely service, I think it's especially sad...

A lovely service, I think it's especially sad when parents have to attend the funeral of their "kids" no matter what age they are. I was coping reasonably well, even in my hormonally challenged...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,780
Posted By briang9
Thats OK for you then, I had to speak to my wife...

Thats OK for you then, I had to speak to my wife about stuff unrelated to cars on several occasions recently :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,719
Posted By briang9
Congrats on the purchase. Goes without saying...

Congrats on the purchase. Goes without saying pics are a must +++
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,719
Posted By briang9
Another Scottish one for you...:ROFL: ...

Another Scottish one for you...:ROFL:
...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,373
Posted By briang9
I think most of us share that view Ian ...

I think most of us share that view Ian



Yeah still feel shocked, we shared a table with Mark & Lyn for dinner that evening, it was a great end to a perfect day.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,373
Posted By briang9
Shocking news, so very sad

Shocking news, so very sad
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,719
Posted By briang9
I'm also not convinced an Audi dealer would have...

I'm also not convinced an Audi dealer would have noticed that not only was the seal gone but the casing was also cracked
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,719
Posted By briang9
The C6 oil seal leak engine out is a myth I...

The C6 oil seal leak engine out is a myth I reckon spread by Main Dealers, had mine done by my very competent mechanic without taking engine out. As Ian says the C6 is the ultimate RS6, just breaks...
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By briang9
507 miles between MOTs for me, tested in September

507 miles between MOTs for me, tested in September
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,078
Posted By briang9
Aye that's why there are no cars over 3 years old...

Aye that's why there are no cars over 3 years old up here :p My son has an 06 plate Fiat which has not rotted away yet despite spending it's life in Scotland. I know we are all supposed to be nice on...
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,078
Posted By briang9
Have to agree, floor the throttle at around 70 -...

Have to agree, floor the throttle at around 70 - 80 and it gets to severe penalty points mode very quickly +++
Forum: Daily banter 17th February 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,078
Posted By briang9
Aye but you have often moaned about high road tax...

Aye but you have often moaned about high road tax or whatever it's called these days, if I like a car enough I would not care about what the tax costs, if you want it badly enough minor issues like...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,078
Posted By briang9
I think I have probably spent more on trickle...

I think I have probably spent more on trickle chargers and electricity than I have on fuel in the last 12 months:-(
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 16th February 2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,497
Posted By briang9
Not sure there are any members around that way,...

Not sure there are any members around that way, would have been more than happy to pop up and take a look under normal circumstances, but not allowed to at the moment sorry+++
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,680
Posted By briang9
Aye he's still on the dark side, though he did...

Aye he's still on the dark side, though he did venture into VAG ownership with a Polo GTi and an RS3. TBF the 3.0 straight 6 in his BMW is a sweet engine+++ Not sure a D2 is on his "list", I suspect...
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,680
Posted By briang9
Congratulations Neil, looks like you got a lovely...

Congratulations Neil, looks like you got a lovely well looked after example, let's hope we can see it soon when all this Covid malarky is over +++
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,836
Posted By briang9
As Nick says tyres at 14k are not earth...

As Nick says tyres at 14k are not earth shattering, nor is 3 owners in a 6 year old car IMHO. However it's diesel, white, way too long and as Ian says you would probably cover it in the wrong badges...
Forum: Daily banter 10th February 2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By briang9
It is indeed a handsome car, I remember thinking...

It is indeed a handsome car, I remember thinking that when I saw it a couple of years back at the Geneva show. However it needs a petrol V10 to make it perfect ;)
Forum: Spotless 4th February 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,652
Posted By briang9
Most of the reviews do say that whilst it's not...

Most of the reviews do say that whilst it's not the "foamiest" it does work much better than others that do "foamalot" at removing dirt +++
Forum: Spotless 4th February 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,652
Posted By briang9
Been using their tyre dressing for a while. I...

Been using their tyre dressing for a while. I also needed more snowfoam recently and based on a number of recommendations on detailing sites I opted for Bilt Hamber Auto Foam. Waiting for the rain...
Forum: D2 - Lights 29th January 2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,425
Posted By briang9
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksi...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1313&_nkw=4D0998121A&_sacat=0
Forum: Daily banter 8th January 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By briang9
Really enjoyed that, the D2 featured is stunning....

Really enjoyed that, the D2 featured is stunning. Makes me want an RS4 though :love:

But mostly it makes me want to drive anywhere again, damn this lockdown malarkey :-(
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 4th January 2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,627
Posted By briang9
i.5-2410 CPU @2.30Ghz and 8mb ram, was an ex...

i.5-2410 CPU @2.30Ghz and 8mb ram, was an ex corporate refurbished machine, runs W10 and has been very reliable since we got it around 3 years ago. From memory we paid around 150 for it, it's been a...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd January 2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,763
Posted By briang9
Me too but TBH the quality of the T Shirt is...

Me too but TBH the quality of the T Shirt is pretty poor, nice design idea though
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd January 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,627
Posted By briang9
Picked up decent Dell 5430 with i5 for well under...

Picked up decent Dell 5430 with i5 for well under 200 on ebay. Performs very well
Forum: Daily banter 24th December 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,143
Posted By briang9
Glad to hear your on the mend after your health...

Glad to hear your on the mend after your health issues Adrian +++

Merry Christmas to all from us :D
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C7 20th December 2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,427
Posted By briang9
The rear one can be tough to remove because of...

The rear one can be tough to remove because of all the dirt it's subjected too. Had to cut mine to get it off the spline, I was replacing so wasn't a problem to cut it
Forum: D3 - Lights 12th December 2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,199
Posted By briang9
I had an issue with intermittent display of one...

I had an issue with intermittent display of one headlight bulb warning showing on my RS6, it would happen at random and would go away if I played about with switching them off and on a few times, I...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd December 2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,944
Posted By briang9
We need to be at least 17 to drive in Scotland :p

We need to be at least 17 to drive in Scotland :p
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st December 2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,917
Posted By briang9
It's certainly not an engine out job Jim, had...

It's certainly not an engine out job Jim, had mine done a couple of years ago, I was lucky to get some of the last of the more "complex" hoses from TPS, though they cost nearly 700 from memory, my...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 11th November 2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,908
Posted By briang9
Maybe she meant modernised:p

Maybe she meant modernised:p
Forum: D2 - Everything else 3rd October 2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,158
Posted By briang9
It's not a legal requirement to have it insured...

It's not a legal requirement to have it insured but you may want to keep it insured in case of fire, theft etc +++
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th September 2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,973
Posted By briang9
Aye but by the time you get out to drive away the...

Aye but by the time you get out to drive away the battery will be flat and you will have to take the D2 anyway:ROFL:
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