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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th October 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Simonbartlett
I have just swapped from an a8 d3 to an a6 c6...

I have just swapped from an a8 d3 to an a6 c6 allroad, I swapped to make it easier for dirty dog walks and camping. The a6 is obviously not as luxurious or comfy as the 8 but itís 80% there and a lot...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th September 2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Simonbartlett
Pictures hopefully attached

Pictures hopefully attached
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th September 2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Simonbartlett
I will still look in and when they bring out an...

I will still look in and when they bring out an a8 estate I will get one 😁
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 26th September 2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Simonbartlett
D3 finally sold.

Well thanks for having me here for the last few years. My d3 has finally sold. Its been replaced with an a6 allroad which is the closest I could find to an a8 with the practical estate.

The A6...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 25th September 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Simonbartlett
Reduced to 75

Reduced to 75
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th September 2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Now sold

Now sold
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Simonbartlett
I would go and collect the door of it was me. I...

I would go and collect the door of it was me. I dint trust couriers with anything like that
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 19th September 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By Simonbartlett
How low can it go !

I've had my A8 3.0tdi 2008 for sale for a while now. Keep reducing the price, it's now down to 4399 and still no takers. I cant believe such a nice car is worth so little. It's done 114k miles but...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 24th August 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Simonbartlett
Reduced to £90

Reduced to £90
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd August 2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Reduced again to £4750. Cant believe it's not...

Reduced again to £4750. Cant believe it's not sold yet. Everyone comments on how nice it is and what great condition it's in.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 3rd August 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By Simonbartlett
The genuine d3 racks thr foot sits it the little...

The genuine d3 racks thr foot sits it the little sort of gutter resess which I guess is stronger. Its always a worry that it will dent the roof.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st July 2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Now reduced to £5250

Now reduced to £5250
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd June 2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201...

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201904237231207?utm_source=triggered_emails%26utm_medium=Email%26utm_campaign=email_a_friend
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd June 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Price reduced to £5999 😥

Price reduced to £5999 😥
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 27th April 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Simonbartlett
Genuine a8 d3 roof bars rack

I have for sale genuine Audi roof bars for sale
Will fit A8 D3 short wheel base so roughly upto 2009
Based in Verwood Dorset 07885 889446

Price £130

Thanks Simon
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 16th April 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Oh your a hard audience! It will be cleaned...

Oh your a hard audience! It will be cleaned properly and advertised in other places next week ( at reduced price )but after your replies it seems like it's a pile of **** and maybe I should scrap it...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
There doesn't seem to be many d3s with 3g mmi. I...

There doesn't seem to be many d3s with 3g mmi. I assume that's a plus. Was keyless an extra ?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
What was your honest thoughts on price ?

What was your honest thoughts on price ?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
Oh it will probably be on autotrader soon, I have...

Oh it will probably be on autotrader soon, I have sold a couple of cars lately advertised in all these places and the final buyers came from gumtree. Autotrader cost me about £60 and I didnít get one...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th April 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/aud...

https://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/audi-a8-30tdi-2008/1336732907

Any comments or suggestions on add or price ?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th April 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,934
Posted By Simonbartlett
A8 D3 3.0tdi for sale

It's a sad day 😥 it's time for a change.

A8 d3 late 2008, 3.0tdi.
Well cared for with full service history.
Has all the usual d3 goodies and later 3g mmi
I'm asking £7999.

Based in Verwood...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 7th April 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,021
Posted By Simonbartlett
Gearbox advice

Please could anyone advise on this description? It's an a6 allroad 3.0td quattro 2008 so I'm assuming it's got the same box as an a8 d3.

THERE IS A TRANSMISSION FAULT AND THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT...
Forum: Daily banter 26th January 2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By Simonbartlett
A new starter and an oil change and that would be...

A new starter and an oil change and that would be good for another 100k 😁
Forum: Daily banter 4th January 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Simonbartlett
Itís stunning over there, it amazes me that when...

Itís stunning over there, it amazes me that when you look out of the windscreen whilst driving it is so pretty it doesnít look real. It looks just like postcard pictures. Thereís not many places in...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd January 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,086
Posted By Simonbartlett
Heavy steering

Is it possible to make the steering lighter with coding. My wife moans its too heavy. Most of the time I fund it ok but occasionally It seems heavy at slow speeds
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd January 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks very much. Great help.

Thanks very much. Great help.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd January 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By Simonbartlett
Knocking over bumps

So today I have investigated the knocking noise ive been having for the last few thousand miles. The upper arms seem to have small splits starting around the bushes but not too bad. The lower rear...
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th September 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,451
Posted By Simonbartlett
Obdeleven is only for vag cars ! I guess you know...

Obdeleven is only for vag cars ! I guess you know that
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 24th September 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,451
Posted By Simonbartlett
I have used obdeleven on my cars for fault...

I have used obdeleven on my cars for fault finding, service resets and coding. It seems to work well. Obviously not as good as vcds but itís not £300. I think I paid about £40 for it a couple of...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 17th September 2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks for the suggestion however it seems some...

Thanks for the suggestion however it seems some idiot forgot about the tool box in boot lid, it has special storage for the key ! 🤔 I don't know how I survive with my memory !
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 17th September 2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By Simonbartlett
Wheel nut key

Will it be listed in the service book or sticker in the car a code for the wheel nut key. Mine seems to of gone missing.
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th September 2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,758
Posted By Simonbartlett
Genuine mileage ?

Do you think this is genuine mileage or a typo ?
Forum: Daily banter 6th September 2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Quick update. I'm very impressed with how smooth...

Quick update. I'm very impressed with how smooth everything is especially the engine and gearbox. I wasn't expecting much with all the bad cctv reviews but its smoother than my Audi a8 ( obviously an...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th September 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,225
Posted By Simonbartlett
Lots of differing reports but we have had it done...

Lots of differing reports but we have had it done on a 2.0 tdi and a 1.6 tdi and i couldnt tell the difference.
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Not such good news as I've now purchased it ( I ...

Not such good news as I've now purchased it ( I bloody hope your not right ). We have done a few miles today and it drives lovely very pleased with the way it goes and sounds. Nearly as smooth as...
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,336
Posted By Simonbartlett
Ooo excited they work. I just wasn't holding the...

Ooo excited they work. I just wasn't holding the washers on long enough.

Thanks for the expertise
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,336
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks are these Xeon lights ?

Thanks are these Xeon lights ?
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th August 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,336
Posted By Simonbartlett
Washers

Are these washers just for show ? I've never seen them work in the two years ive had the car !
Forum: Daily banter 20th August 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks thats encouraging. 😀

Thanks thats encouraging. 😀
Forum: Daily banter 19th August 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Am i correct in thinking the tt 3.2 was the vr6...

Am i correct in thinking the tt 3.2 was the vr6 engine which is different from the a5 3.2 fsi ?
Forum: Daily banter 18th August 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Thanks i have been looking but can't find alot of...

Thanks i have been looking but can't find alot of info on the 3.2. Will try again
Forum: Daily banter 18th August 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
Please help b4 i make a bad choice 😀

Please help b4 i make a bad choice 😀
Forum: Daily banter 16th August 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Simonbartlett
3.2fsi advise needed

I'm looking for an a5 convertible for her indoors and have seen a lovely 2009 s line with the 3.2 petrol engine which I assume is fsi. I dont know alot about the engine but it was lovely and smooth....
Forum: A5/S5/RS5 8T 15th August 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,824
Posted By Simonbartlett
A5 convertible advise

I'm currently looking for an a5 convertible for her indoors. Saw a nice one today but 3.2 petrol, I dont know much about the petrol engines so need some advise. She only does about 8k miles a year...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd August 2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By Simonbartlett
Will they fit d3 a8 ?

Will they fit d3 a8 ?
Forum: Daily banter 3rd July 2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,369
Posted By Simonbartlett
Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾

Congratulations 🍾🍻🍾
Forum: Daily banter 20th June 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,369
Posted By Simonbartlett
Im looking for a cab for my wife. Could you send...

Im looking for a cab for my wife. Could you send a few pics and details and how much you want for it as it stands ?
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Simonbartlett
My undertray fell down like yours 2 fays after a...

My undertray fell down like yours 2 fays after a gearbox service. Its bloody annoying, i understand how sinetimes the fixings break but at least use some cable ties and warn the customer.

After...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd May 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By Simonbartlett
I sometimes drive my sisters 525d and i certainly...

I sometimes drive my sisters 525d and i certainly wouldnt swap it for a d3 it feels very cheap, nasty and unrefined compared to my 8.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th May 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By Simonbartlett
Haha interior shots of the shed on wheels or the...

Haha interior shots of the shed on wheels or the 8 ?
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