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Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th December 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,411
If it were me I would suggest that the buy back...

If it were me I would suggest that the buy back price is enough to buy a Jasper Green D2 S8 with all the facilities yours has, without the airbag problems! Or fix it; which ever is the cheapest. ...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 8th December 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,132
+1 for the earth strap. I changed a starter...

+1 for the earth strap. I changed a starter motor on my drive before I found that corrosion on the cable to chassis was the problem!
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th December 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
I have found in the past that putting the arms in...

I have found in the past that putting the arms in the oven at about 60c and the bushes in the freezer for a few hours helps make life a lot easier. 😊
Forum: Daily banter 3rd December 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
The locomotion Hotel in Yarn is cheap but...

The locomotion Hotel in Yarn is cheap but comfortable. The food in the pub section was excellent.
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
O yeah!

O yeah!
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Another 4 rings joins the stable.

Some will be aware I have 'collected' a few D2s. I also posted my gains in March of my new wife and her Q3.
A couple of months ago I needed to be able to tow a horse trailer. While my S8 could...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 4th November 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
A German company whose name escapes me did a body...

A German company whose name escapes me did a body kit for the D2 to make it look like a D3!
This may be that monstrosity.
Forum: Daily banter 25th October 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Quattro was made for Rallying. What more...

Quattro was made for Rallying. What more comfortable way to go off road than in an 8?

By off road I mean a gravel carpark................
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th October 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
You say you want a switched live. Check how long...

You say you want a switched live. Check how long your dash cam battery will last. If you leave it off for too long and the camera battery goes flat you may loose settings. If the camera records...
Forum: Daily banter 16th October 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
The may well fit the single glazed versions on...

The may well fit the single glazed versions on the 2.8.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th October 2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
I have both (some) 8s and have recently acquired...

I have both (some) 8s and have recently acquired a 6, all be it an Allroad. It's a 4.2 so on a par with the A8 and on factory air. I bought it for load carrying and towing. The A8 tows just as...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,983
You never cease to amaze me Ray. I do hope I'm...

You never cease to amaze me Ray. I do hope I'm half as capable as you if I make it to your age!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 27th September 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,179
Nooooooooo!

Nooooooooo!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 22nd September 2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Have you tried the forum sponsors? ...

Have you tried the forum sponsors?


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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th September 2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
I've fitted both a Febi and a Meyle HD front end....

I've fitted both a Febi and a Meyle HD front end. Both are as good as OEM. I'm about to fit my second set of suspension to my current S8 after an advisory at last MOT. I'm going to fit Meyle HD...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th August 2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Red face They are 22inch Land rover with adaptors.

They are 22inch Land rover with adaptors.
Forum: Owners Meets 10th August 2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Prize Giving

The UK contingent have just taken 4 of the five awards.
Dean's Red S8 (D2 FL) with second best in show. Ray's Gold D4 A8L with 3rd best in show and yours truly with longest ownership and furthest...
Forum: Owners Meets 10th August 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
29c and sunglasses compulsory

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=22045&stc=1&d=1565448649
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 5th August 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Thanks Ian. I am leaning that way. :D

Thanks Ian. I am leaning that way. :D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th August 2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
While you have been a member since 2016, this is...

While you have been a member since 2016, this is your first post as far as I can tell. No indicators that you've made any other posts or that any have been deleted.
CtL
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd August 2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Tow Car Wanted. Tuareg or Q7.

Angela has bought a horse trailer which is a bit big for the Q3 with both our horses.
So I'm after tow car. Preference is VAG so Q7 or Tuareg. 4.2 TDI or bigger. Anything out there? I've looked...
Forum: Owners Meets 2nd August 2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Starting my pre departure work tomorrow. New...

Starting my pre departure work tomorrow. New brakes, disks and pads. Four new tyres. Coil over kit and a wash!
Tyres and brakes will be bedded in getting there and on to Ingolstadt. Tested on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st August 2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Thanks guys. PM sent Mark.

Thanks guys. PM sent Mark.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st August 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Wanted - RNS D maps of Europe

Does anyone have one they would sell please?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th July 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,904
+++

+++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th July 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Sergey's A8 - Parts for Sale

As many of you will know I bought Sergey's A8 3.7 after it was declared BER and made Cat S by the insurers.

After a careful appraisal my MJ and me it has been decided that repair is going to be...
Forum: Owners Meets 30th June 2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,353
I echo Rays comments. Why not join us in Holland...

I echo Rays comments. Why not join us in Holland Friday morning and convoy to the event? Stay Friday night and have a few beers with us?
Forum: Owners Meets 26th June 2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Name: "Ray Armstrong" - Size M - Colour "Black" -...

Name: "Ray Armstrong" - Size M - Colour "Black" - Mens
Name: "Dean" - Size XL - Colour "Olive" - Men's
Name: "Mike" - Size XL - Colour "Black" - Men's
Forum: Motormouth 10th June 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,612
How have you found the H&S exhaust? Loud enough, ...

How have you found the H&S exhaust? Loud enough, loud, very loud, too loud? Any resonance?
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
What is the point of owning a self driving car if...

What is the point of owning a self driving car if you enjoy driving?
Forum: Daily banter 31st May 2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
You're a funny man. I kill you last! 🤣

You're a funny man. I kill you last! 🤣
Forum: Motormouth 24th May 2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
An electric A8?

https://electrek.co/2019/05/23/audi-tt-electric-car/
Forum: Owners Meets 16th May 2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel, ...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Forum: Owners Meets 10th May 2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Holland Thursday night. CtL (Booked in) MJ ...

Holland Thursday night.
CtL (Booked in)
MJ

Germany
CtL (booked in)
tc4332 (booked in)
MJ (booked in)
Forum: D2 - Everything else 7th May 2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,443
Sergey, What a heart breaking sight. I feel...

Sergey,

What a heart breaking sight. I feel for you and the effort you've put in to the car. As MJ says if there is anything you need and can't get it from A8Parts let us know. :mad:
Forum: Owners Meets 7th May 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,545
Stop Press! The Drop Dead Date for Orders is...

Stop Press!

The Drop Dead Date for Orders is 25th May.

You can order after that date but you won't get it on the weekend.

🤔😁
Forum: Owners Meets 6th May 2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Germany 2019 - Hotel bookings

Last year some of us went over on the Thursday and stayed in Holland at the Van Der Valk Hotel in Eindhoven
https://www.hoteleindhoven.nl/

The hotel in Germany is here...
Forum: Owners Meets 6th May 2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,203
Germany 2019 - Attendance

Info is here (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?p=150223#post150223)

Going
CtL
MJ
TC4332


Maybe
Forum: Owners Meets 6th May 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,353
I'll be there.

I'll be there.
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
👍🏽

👍🏽
Forum: Owners Meets 4th May 2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
You wouldn't recognise an OEM ball hitch for an...

You wouldn't recognise an OEM ball hitch for an S6 if you saw one Dezzy!
Forum: Owners Meets 4th May 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Ashburton North West Mini Meet

The dirty 8 section of the Ashburton NW section of the A & S 8 Drivers UK club held a small event in a field in NW Ashburton....
Forum: Daily banter 2nd May 2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
I see the photos. :) Great report Dean. Added...

I see the photos. :) Great report Dean. Added to my bucket list of places to visit.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th April 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,611
If your not getting 13+ volts at the battery with...

If your not getting 13+ volts at the battery with the engine running you may have an alternator issue. Try checking the voltage from the + terminal on the battery and ground on the bodywork to rule...
Forum: Owners Meets 27th April 2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
How did you get there? Don't say public...

How did you get there? Don't say public transport!
Forum: Daily banter 26th April 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Not enough stables. 😖

Not enough stables. 😖
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Hello. My name's Mike and I'm an Eightoholic!

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=21495&stc=1&d=1556218098
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th April 2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,909
Tis in!

Sexy as a sexy thing!
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=21373&stc=1&d=1555094206
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,028
I think they use the metal Chinesium. It a mix...

I think they use the metal Chinesium. It a mix of bake bean tins, recycled bicycles and wood glue. They can be made on the other side of the world and shipped here for next to nothing because the...
Forum: D2 - Interior 11th April 2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,909
O yeah! I have mine fitted and it works a treat.

O yeah! I have mine fitted and it works a treat.
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